The Hood River Valley High School Hall of Fame Committee has made its selections for the Class of 2019 that will be inducted during September’s HRVHS Hall of Fame football game and weekend celebration that runs Sept. 13 and 14 (see the end of the article for more information on those events).
The HRVHS Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony was started 12 years ago as a way to honor student-athletes from all different sports for a variety of accomplishments, both individual and team. Typical inductees to the Hall of Fame will be a member of a state championship team, or the entire team itself, a winner of an individual state championship, a first team or second team All-State athlete, a prominent coach, or a community member who has made a significant contribution to local sports.
Of the 5 inductees, one is recognized for his time as a coach at HRVHS, while others are getting recognized for their achievements as athletes.
Two teams are being recognized for their accomplishments as well. The teams from the 1994 State Wrestling Team that placed 2nd and the 1987 Womens Basketball team that placed 3rd in state.
Mike Christopher 1980 HRVHS Graduate (Baseball, Basketball) (Lives in Hood River)
1 st Team All State Baseball
Member of the 1980 State Championship Baseball Team
Threw the only Perfect Game (vs. Roosevelt) in Oregon High School Playoff History
Brianne (Rowley) Batterson 2007 HRVHS Graduate (Softball, Basketball) (Lives in Iowa)
2 Time All State Infielder
Collegiate Softball at Clackamas CC and William Penn University
Chuck Hiatt (Deceased) Coach and Educator Hood River County School District
Tennis Coach, Volleyball and Boys & Girls Basketball Assistant for many years (1978-2006)
Coach HRMS Football (1973-1978)
Taught in HRCSD 1973-2003
Doug DeHart 1990 HRVHS Graduate (Wrestling) (Lives in Salem, OR)
2nd in OSAA State Wrestling (3 time All-State)
3 time District Champ
USA Wrestling All-American (1st wrestling All-American for HRVHS)
Nick Holloway 1992 HRVHS Graduate (Football, Baseball & Basketball) (Lives in Idaho)
1991 2nd Team All State Football (Tight End)
1992 HM All State Catcher Baseball
Letterman 91-92 Basketball Player
College All-League, All-Conference Football Tight end (Lewis & Clark College)
1994 Hood River Valley Wrestling Team (2nd in State)
Keith Bassham Head Coach, Dr. John Corrado Assistant Coach, Don Thompson Assistant Coach, Matt Kennedy Assistant Coach, Stan Prouty Assistant Coach, Jim Donnelly, Jon Winans, Aaron Wetherell, Mitch McCafferty, Ben Halseth, Steve Depriest, Yuri Vogt, Amos Martin
1986-87 Hood River Valley Girls Basketball Team (State Consolation Champions)
18 Wins 5 Losses Season Record, 3 Wins 1 Loss State Tournament
Tom Greenough Head Coach Kris Kleinsmith Assistant Varsity Bob Kadell and Ron Gilbertson JV/Frosh Tom Greenough Head Coach, Kris Kleinsmith Assistant Coach, Bob Kadell, Ron Gilbertson, Michelle Gray(Jacobs), Sue Chen (Davies), Angie Rhodes (Dehart), Lara Zacherl, Linda Biehn (Dowden), Lori Keller, Jessie Broderick (Stanaway), Teresa Neufeldt (Ellifritz), Tara Johnson(Henderson), Michelle Mahurin, Angie Perkins, Paris Bradley(Beardsley), Tracy Sanguras (Norton), Tawnee Greenough, Caree Curtis (DeBorde).
2019 HRVHS HOF Announcement: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1En25MfypAybE0DGYWgphxlbBztMSEtyOtiF0B0hHTbI/edit?usp=sharing
Hall of Fame celebration:
The Hall of Fame celebration weekend will kick off (literally) with the HRV/Pendleton football game that starts Friday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. and will feature the hat ceremony at halftime.
The fun continues Sept. 14 with the Hall of Fame awards banquet at 5:30 p.m. at Divots at the Indian Creek Golf Course.
List of All HRVHS Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eMzkJpCUSd1CqVsLS0M1fAaumscLpCW6/view?usp=sharing
Nomination form for HRVHS Athletic Hall of Fame: https://docs.google.com/document/d/12i1PUEKuC-cVzjKv9U54ZZGtLNOjIBIt4V2AOc8jn7o/edit?usp=sharing
Selection Committee meets annually in April to make selections.
Those with questions can contact HRVHS Athletic Director Trent Kroll at (541) 386-2318 or firstname.lastname@example.org.