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Rich Dodson

RICHARD DODSON, Bremen High School, 1965 Coaching:, **NorthWood High School: Head football coach 1991-2008 **Coached school to 2005 IHSAA Class 3A state championship **Won semistate titles, 7 regional titles, 7 Northern Lakes Conference title **Compiled 169-50 record **Teams won 39 consecutive regular-season games, 29 consecutive Northern Lakes Conference games **NorthWood High School: Assistant varsity coach […]

Peg Bough

Peggy Bough, North Miami High School, 1975 Coaching: NorthWood High School (1979-2007) **Head volleyball coach, 1991-2007 **Compiled 358-159 varsity record **Teams 2 won 10 sectional titles, including 8 consecutive **2 regional titles (1997-98) **1 Northern Lakes Conference title (1997) **1-time semistate finalist (1998) **NorthWood High School: Freshman volleyball coach for 2 years **NorthWood Middle School: […]

Carol Duncan

CAROL DUNCAN, NorthWood High School, 2002 ** Earned 11 varsity letters in volleyball, basketball and track and field ** Basketball – 4-year letter winner … 2002 Indiana All-Star, Indiana Coaches Association All-State selection; helped team to IHSAA Class 3A state championship (2000), finished career with 1,214 points and 828 rebounds; three-time All-Northern Lakes Conference selection […]

William J. “Bill” Burkholder

WILLIAM “BILL” J. BURKHOLDER, NorthWood High School, 1978, Purdue University, 1982 Earned 9 varsity letters in track, football and basketball Track – earned 4 letters * IHSAA State Finals Runner-up in pole vault during senior season * school record holder at 15-1 in pole vault * helped NorthWood to first team sectional championship during senior […]

Patrick Parks

PATRICK PARKS, NorthWood High School, 1979, University of Indianapolis, 1982, Shelbyville High School, coach Earned 9 varsity letters in football, basketball and track & field Track, earned 4 varsity letters – MVP, IHSAA state qualifier in shot put, school-record holder in shot put and discus, sectional champion in shot put and discus, 1979. Basketball, earned […]

Ryne Lightfoot

RYNE LIGHTFOOT, NorthWood High School, 2006, Bethel College, 2010 Earned 4 varsity letters in basketball Basketball – Helped the Panthers to a 59-27 record during career, the best 4-year span for wins in school history; school-recordholder for career points (1,673) and 3-pointers made (138); Elkhart County scoring champion, 2006; 3-time MVP, 3-time All-Northern Lakes Conference, […]

Jami (Heckaman) Barbara

JAMI HECKAMAN – BARBARA, NorthWood High School (1995) Four-year letter winner in girls basketball and four-time all-Northern Lakes Conference selection. Team captain and Most Valuable Player two years. Scored 1,056 career points; part of three Sectional and four NLC championship teams; top 40 workout selectee. Named to Elkhart Truth All-Area team four times; two Semi-state […]

Wesley Dodson

WESLEY DODSON, NorthWood High School (1997) Panthers’ team captain and Most Valuable Player as a senior. Indiana North All Star selection. All-State top 50 team, Academic All-State and Bloomington top 33 team. Region II MVP and member of all-NLC team. Named to Junior All-State team in 1995 and Associated Press All-State team as a defensive […]

Crystal (Bonewitz) Weatherton

CRYSTAL BONEWITZ – WEATHERTON, NorthWood High School (1995) A track and field standout for the Lady Panthers. Freshman – Part of Sectional champion 400-meter relay team. Fifth in the 100 and 200 meters. Sophomore – Third in 200 meters and second in 1600 relay at Regional. Part of NLC and Sectional 1600-meter relay team. Junior […]

Dan Gunn

DAN GUNN (Coach), Graduated from Marion High School (1969) ** 514 varsity boys basketball wins at NorthWood, Penn and Marion **36-year member of the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association Coaching: NorthWood **239-180 in 18 seasons (1976-’78; 1993-2007) **2 Northern Lakes Conference championships, 3 sectional championships (1995, 2001, 2007), 1 regional (2007) Penn **3 sectional championships (1983, […]