Class of 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees



 

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The Ypsilanti Community Schools proudly announces the ten inductees for the class of 2015.

2015 YCHS ATLETIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

BRIAN ANDERSON - YHS - 1975

  • YHS - FOOTBALL - BASEBALL - TRACK
  • 1ST TEAM - FOOTBALLALL GOLDEN TRIANGLE
  • 1ST TEAM - FOOTBALL ALL-CONFERENCE
  • 4 YEARS FOOTBALL - HILLSDALE COLLEGE
  • 1978 - HILLSDALE MVP - BOTH OFFENSE AND DEFENSE
  • HILLSDALE - TWO YEARS INDOOR AND OUTDOOR TRACK
  • 1980 - 1st TEAM ALL LEAGUE SEMI PRO FOOTBALL - KALAMAZOO COUGARS
  • 1979 - GRADUATED WITH A BA EDUCATION FROM HILLSDALE COLLEGE

KATY BIGGS - KRIEG - YHS - 2002

  • YHS - VOLLEYBALL - SOFTBALL
  • CAPTAIN - SOFTBALL
  • SOFTBALL - ALL LEAGUE - ALL-DISTRICT
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY - 4 YEAR VARSITY SOFTBALL
  • MEMBER SOFTBALL TEAM CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS
  • MEMBER 2 TIME NCAA REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM
  • MEMBER OF 4 TIME NCAA QUALIFYING TEAM
  • 2 TIME NCAA DIVISION I COLLEGE WORLD SERIES
  • 2007 - NCAA DIVISION I NATIONAL CHAMPS
  • BACHELOR'S DEGREE - SCIENCE
  • MASTERS DEGREE - PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

 MARCUS BOND - WRHS - 1977

  • WRHS - FOOTBALL - BASKETBALL - BASEBALL - TRACK
  • FOOTBALL - 1ST TEAM ALL-AREA CAPTAIN
  • BASKETBALL - 2 TIME CAPTAIN
  • BASKETBALL - TWO TIME 1ST TEAM ALL-AREA
  • MEMBER OF 3 TIME BASKETBALL DISTRICT CHAMPIONS
  • 4TH TEAM ALL-STATE BASKETBALL
  • 1978-79 - MEMBER OF U OF M FOOTBALL BIG TEM CHAMPIONS
  • 1980 - MEMBER SEMI PRO FOOTBALL - GRAND RAPIDS BRONCOS
  • ASST COACH - SOUTHERN MICHIGAN TIMBERWOLVES - LEAGUE CHAMPIONS
  • 16 YEARS - WILLOW RUN AST BASKETBALL COACH
  • TEAM REACHED STATE SEMIFINALS

JILL LORIE DAY - YHS - 1978

  • VOLLEYBALL - BASKETBALL - TRACK
  • BASKETBALL - 2 TIME ALL-CONFERENCE
  • 1979 - BASKETBALL TRI-CAPTAIN
  • TRACK - 4 YEARS VARSITY - 3 TIME CAPTAIN
  • MEMBER OF SCHOOL RECORD BREAKING 880 AND MILE RELAY TEAMS
  • BROKE INDIVIDUAL RECORDS IN THE 440 AND 880
  • 3 TIME STATE QUALIFIER - 4 TIME ALL-CONFERENCE
  • 1978 - 3RD IN STATE - 440
  • 440 QUALIFIER IN NATIONAL AAU - PLACING 10TH
  • ACCEPTED SCHOLARSHIP FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
  • 1987 - EARNED BA IN COMMUNICATIONS FROM U OF MICHIGAN
  • COMPLETING MASTERS DEGREE

JAMES "JIMMY" HALE- WRHS - 1981

  • FOOTBALL - WRESTLING
  • FOOTBALL CAPTAIN - 1980 ALL-STATE HONORABLE MENTION
  • 2 TIME WRESTLING TEAM CAPTAIN
  • 2 TIME DISTRICT WRESTLING CAPTAIN
  • WRESTLING REGIONAL PLACER AND STATE QUALIFIER
  • ALL-AREA WRESTLING TEAM
  • 4 YEAR WRESTLING LETTER WINNER - EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
  • EMU WRESTLING TEAM CAPTAIN - 2 TIME ALL MAC CONFERENCE WRESTLE
  • INDIVIDUALLY RANKED 16TH IN NCAA DIVISION I
  • 16 YEARS WRESTLING COACH INCLUDING WILLOW RUN AND YPSILANTI

THOMAS HILL - YHS - 1960

  • FOOTBALL - WRESTLING - TRACK
  • 1960 - REGIONAL WRESTLING CHAMPION
  • 1960 - STATE WRESTLING CHAMPION
  • USED A HOLD - KEYLOCK THAT WAS MADE ILLEGAL AFTER HIS CAREER
  • GRADUATED FROM VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE
  • 4 YEAR VMI WRESTLER - 2 TIME VMI WRESTLING CAPTAIN
  • 1962 - SOUTHERN CONFERENCE WRESTLING CHAMPION
  • BS - VMI - CIVIL ENGINEERING
  • MS - UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE - URBAN STUDIES
  • MBA - GOLDEN STATE UNIVERSITY

CHELSEA KNIGHT-BRADY - YHS - 2000

  • CROSS COUNTRY - VOLLEYBALL - BASKETBALL - TRACK
  • TRACK - SET SCHOOL RECORD IN 3200 METERS
  • ALLSTATE CROSS COUNTRY
  • CAPTAIN OF THREE SPORTS - TRACK - CROSS COUNTRY - VOLLEYBALL
  • ATTENDED JACKSONVILLE UNIVERSITY - FLORIDA
  • RAN THREE YEARS OF TRACK AND 4 YEARS OF CROSS COUNTRY
  • HAS RUN 5 MARATHONS - INCLUDING NEW YORK, BOSTON, PHILADELPHIA
  • EARNED A BA IN ARTS AND A MASTERS IN EDUCATION

PAUL MC CARTY - YHS - 2000

  • FOOTBALL - SWIMING AND DIVING - BASEBALL
  • 3 TIME CONFERENCE DIVING CHAMPION
  • 3 TIME MHSAA DIVIN ALL STATE - 4TH 1998, 3RD 1999, 2ND 2000
  • 1997 AND 1998 - DIVING NISCA HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN
  • 1999 AND 2000 - DIVING NISCA 1ST TEAM ALL-AMERICAN
  • AS OF 2012 - MICH INTERSCHOLASTIC COACHES ASSOC. MEET RECORD HOLDER
  • GEORGIA TECH UNIVERSITY - 4 TIME LETTERMAN SWIMMING AND DIVING
  • 1 METER - ALL-ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE

ALEX OFILI - YHS - 2000

  • FOOTBALL - BASKETBALL
  • BASKETBALL - ALL-CONFERENCE
  • FOOTBALL - ALL-CONFERENCE - ALL STATE
  • DETROIT FREE PRESS - TOP 10 RECRUITS
  • MIDWEST - TOP 30 DEFENSIVE LINEMEN
  • PLAYED FOOTBALL AT MICHIGAN
  • BA - EDUCATION - UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
  • MA - EDUCATION - EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
  • SPECIALIST DEGREE - EDUCATION LEADERSHIP - E M U
  • HAS HELD SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR POSITIONS IN YPSI AND ELSEWHERE
  • WILL SOON COMPLETE HIS DOCTORAL DEGREE

ROBIN RAYMOND - YHS - 1969

  • BASKETBALL
  • 1968 AND 1969 - MEMBER OF YHS TWO STATE RUNNERUP TEAMS
  • BASKETBALL 2 YEAR TEAM RECORD - 46 - 2
  • 1969 -2ND TEAM ALL-STATE TOURNAMENT TEAM
  • HELD YHS SINGLE GAME FREE THROW RECORD - 14
  • 4 YEAR JV BASKETBALL COACHING RECORD - 55 - 11
  • 393 CAREER WINS IN 30 YEARS AS HEAD BASKETBALL COACH
  • CHELSEA SCHOOLS - 33 YEARS OF TEACHING AND COACHING
  • HAS ALSO COACHED FOOTBALL, GIRLS' SOFTBALL, AND BASKETBALL
  • EARNED BS AND MA IN EDUCATION FROM EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY