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CAPITOL HILL HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI
HALL OF FAME ASSOCIATION
ANNUAL BANQUET September 20, 2014
Reception 5:00 p.m.
Dinner 6:30 p.m.
Prayer Don Demeter
Presentation of Colors ROTC of CHHS
Master of Ceremonies President J. Don Harris
Presentation of the 2014 Hall of Fame Honorees
2014 HALL OF FAME HONOREES
Pat (Rice) and Jack Burt '52
Charles Caldwell '58
Sheila (Hull) Ingram '63
Ruben Urenda '51
Athletic Hall of Fame
Allen "Toy Bowl" Dwight '61
1954 Football Team
J. W. Mashburn Leadership Award
Dr. Earl Cowan '57
1954 Football Team Members
Nathan Barber Jim Clark
Jerry Davis Phillip Gregg Bobby Jobe Calvin McLain T. A. Minton Roger Phares Don Pryor Leroy Saloga Wesley Smith Rondal Wallace
Marvin Best Raymond Cook James Dobson Don Harris
Eddie McMillan Ralph Perdue Kenneth Pierce John Robertson Mike Simpson Dick Soergel Darrell Wooley
David Brown Jim Danner Wendell Ford Jim Hicks
Bob McKenzie Bill McNutt Jerry Perry Larry Pittman
Marshall Rogers Carl Slayton Kenneth Turner Bob Wright
Ray Vaughn A. D. Jacobson John Gavula
John Smith C. B. Speegle
John Miller Gary Rhea Billy Hall
Olen Presley Doyle Connelly
2013 HALL OF FAME HONOREES
Athletic Hall of Fame
Gerald Hulsey '60
At 6'1" and 185 pounds, Gerald was a three-sport athlete.
He played fullback and halfback on the 1956 team and on the 1957 and 1958 State Champion football teams. In 1959 his team earned All State Honorable Mention. On the 1959 basketball team Gerald played forward, on the 1960 team as starter. In 1960 he was the 440 State track champion, ran on the Mile Relay State Champion team, and ran the quarter mile for an All City record. Gerald received football offers from seven universities, plus was recruited by four Ivy League schools.
Speed Jones, Jr. '51
Speed began running track at CHJH where he won the 660 All City. He found his expertise in relays, competed in AAU meets, running on two State Champion track teams with J. W. Mashburn, Dick Woods, and Oscar Shuler in the 880 relay, setting a State record that lasted ten years. In 1950 he ran in the Junior Olympics in Houston with
Mashburn and Woods. Speed also played guard on the 1949 and 1950 State Champion football teams; went to Northern Oklahoma Junior College playing football.
Gene Land (53
Outstanding tennis player: 1950 State Doubles champion; 1951 State runner-up in singles; 1952 State Singles champion and State Doubles champion; played at OSU and CSU, winning 3 straight Oklahoma Collegiate Conference championships, earning NA1A All American honors al three years; 1955 won the NA1A National
Singles; 1956 Was NA1A National Singles runner-up; 1957 graduated with math degree and began teaching and coaching tennis; 1961 his Muskogee High School team won 7 championships; 1961 Gene played in the U.S. Open in New York; 1969 became full-time tennis professional in Kansas City. 1945 to 2008 played and ranked every year, winning 700+ tournaments. Gene is now in six Halls of Fame.
Wesley Wortham 73
Great track record at CHHS: 1972 on mile relay team winning All City; 1972 was City mile relay champion; 1973 on mile relay team Winning All City; 1973 was CHHS track Athlete of the Year. Wesley ran on the Capitol Conference cross country champion team; was Regional champion of the 220 yard dash; ran on the CHHS undefeated 2-mile relay team; was the individual State 440 yard dash champion; was City champion of the 440 yard dash and the mile relay team and anchored the mile relay team that won State.
Ray Bond '57
Ray's baseball career began at CHHS where his coach onsidered him the best catcher to come out of Capitol Hill. Ray thought other people made him look good, saying "I could catch but I couldn't hit. They threw too hard." Ray went on to OSU for his bachelor's degree, playing on the 1959 National Champion team, making the All-Big Eight and All-American teams. In the 1960 series, Ray caught a no-hitter — one of just two in College World Series. In 1961 Ray was All American and signed with the St. Louis Cardinals where he played five years. Ray was inducted into the OSU Athletics Hall of Honor in 1999 for winning the NCAA College World Series in 1959.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT HALL OF FAME
Dr. Bob Hamm '51
Bob received his Doctorate from UT, became professor emeritus of the OSU Business School, taught there for 38 years, traveled to 138 countries planning and teaching for universities around the world, and published numerous articles on international subjects. In addition to receiving multiple awards, he was a consultant to NASA, Remington International, Gulf Oil, PepsiCo, Liberty Bank, and Southwest Bank.
Joe McNutt '58
Joe ran track and played football while at CHHS, placing 2nd in the nation at a Summer Junior Olympics shuttle hurdles and won a gold medal in the 440 mile relay. He placed 2nd in the broad jump at the Mid-State competition. In 1956 he was starting linebacker on the varsity team, later playing at Central State, then played pro-ball with the Oklahoma City Plainsmen. But his great love in life was as an artist, using that talent for 27 years with the FAA. As a heart transplant recipient himself, he used his talent to draw 500 portraits of organ, eye, and tissue donors for their families, Joe was honored with the Spirit of Oklahoma Award by LifeShare Oklahoma for his participation, his talent, and his friendships to donors.
Jim White `55
At CHHS, Jim ran on the track team that won State in 1955, anchoring two State Record relay teams. Then he ran track for four years at OBU, winning the Oklahoma Collegiate Conference in 1956 and 1957; set a one-mile relay conference record in 1958; was on the third-place team in the National Cross Country. In 1959 Jim began his pastoring, spending 31+ years at Capitol Hill Baptist Church. Jim also serves his community: board member of Capitol Hill Main Street, president of South Oklahoma City Local Development Company, member of Capitol Hill Lions Club since 1978, served on the Mayor's Advisory Committee (the precursor of the MAPS program), is in his second seven-year term on the Board of Regents for OCCC, serving on multiple committees.
2012 Hall of Fame Honorees
Athletic Hall of Fame
Farron Hottel '51
An excellent boxer with the Oklahoma City Boxing Club from 1950 to 1957 under coaches Chief Paris and Jess Thompson, Farron also boxed with the Cameron Aggies and the U. S. Army teams. In 1952 Farron was State Golden Gloves runner-up and was known as a hard puncher. With 88 wins, 20 ko's and only 7 losses, one of his wins was over a three-time Texas Golden Gloves champion. Farron is listed in the Book of Rings with other all time great boxers in Oklahoma history.
Jim Talkington '62
Growing up near the Salvation Army, Jim's lifetime love of sports began by playing basketball, baseball, and fast pitch softball, and Mighty Mite football. He and his brother Tommy played junior high and high school baseball, basketball, and football. Jim earned All City and All Conference football status, winning Mid-State Conference and State runner-up. Playing basketball he averaged 13 points per game. He played football at Northern Oklahoma Junior College and Central State College. After serving in Viet Nam, Jim served his City for 28 years with the fire department, retiring as a Major.
Anthony Gaeddert '68
Tony was a four-year letterman in football, making All State in 1968. He is our last All State football player and received hodorable mention All American from the Scholastic Coaches Magazine. In 1967 and 1968 he played under two great coaches — Claude! Overton and Buddy Armstrong. In 1969 he played in the Oil Bowl, and also played basketball for two years and lettered in track for two years throwing shot put. Tony played football at OSU from 1970-1974, graduating in 1975 with a business degree.
Clyde Armstrong '70
Clyde was Athlete of the Year in 1970 after making the All Metro baseball team, All State baseball team as pitcher, and American Legion baseball for three years. Coach Pritchard said Clyde was an almost unhittable pitcher, and he also played point guard on the basketball team, was a Jim Thorpe award finalist, and signed with the New York Yankees in 1970. Clyde would later serve with the Oklahoma City Police Department for 32 years as an investigator.
Euvaughn Jackson '87
One of our greatest basketball players, Euvaughn was Region 8 All Star, made the Daily Oklahoman All State and All City, Tulsa World All State for four years, All City Athletic Conference, and honorable mention for the All American team. He was 4th in scoring for Class 4-A and second leading scorer in Capitol Hill history. Euvaughn attended the University of Science & Arts and was a four-year starter where he set a record for games played.
Aaron Eneas '97
At Bacone Junior College, Aaron led his team to 7th place finish at the National tournament. He led in rebounding with 10 points per game and was third in scoring at 15 points per game. He was a starter at the University of Texas Corpus Christi and led the team in rebounding. At OCU he led them to a 30-win season and a national tournament berth, graduating with a criminal justice degree. Aaron has spent the last 12 years playing professional basketball in foreign countries, primarily in Spain.
Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame
Bob Bumpas '46
Bob's impressive military career began with his commission at OU in 1951. After Fort Bliss and Camp Pendleton and Korea, he served as commanding officer of the USS Shangri-La in the Pacific fleet. At the Presidio he studied the Chinese-Mandarin language, then went to Taiwan as a foreign area specialist at the U. S. Embassy. From 1961/63 he served in Singapore as assistant Naval liaison officer for the U. S. Consulate General. From 1963 to 1966 Bob served in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia at the U. S. Embassy. In Wet Nam he served as assistant chief of staff at headquarters of the First Marine Aircraft Wing and received the Bronze Star for his service while in Viet Nam.
Larry Pittman '55
Larry attended Lee grade school, Capitol Hill Junior High, then Capitol Hill Senior High, playing football and baseball. After graduation he played football at Compton College in California and at Central State College while working the oil fields and at Wilson Packing House. While living in California, Larry worked as a night supervisor at Interamerican Warehouse Corporation, working up to partnership. In 1977 he became CEO of that corporation. From a one warehouse/trucking company with 46 employees, it grew to operate in five California cities and five additional states with 1200 employees. In 1996 Larry sold his company to USF Freightways, remaining as CEO for two years.
He has served on the boards of the California Trucking Association for 25 years, the American Warehouse Association for six years, the California Warehouse Association for three years, the City of Commerce Industrial Council for 35 years (and as president for four years), and the Liberty Mutual Insurance Company for ten years. And as an avid golfer, Larry has played in many amateur tournaments.
Ron Dryden (59
At CHHS Ron played on two State champion football teams, then attended OSU on a full athletic scholarship. He entered a marketing and sales career in 1962 but changed his choice to public service and ministry. In 1976 he founded Ron Dryden Ministries with a national TV program "A Song of Praise". As a talented singer he recorded nine Christian albums and has performed on TV nationally and internationally. In 1982 Ron founded the 5,000 member Cathedral of Praise World Outreach Center and served as senior pastor until 2006. In 1983 he founded RDM Broadcasting Enterprises, a Christian youth-oriented radio station. He has recently founded the Ron Dryden Foundation, a non-profit for the development of under privileged youth, providing scholarships for deserving students at the university level.
Jack Stone (55
At CHHS Jack played in the "Pride of CHHS" band, in the swing band during his junior year and in his senior year it was the "Jack Stone's Blue Serenaders" who played for school assemblies, dances, pep rallies, and musicals. He was a Redskin, in the Pep Council, Square Dance Club, Hi-Y as youth legislator, and a charter member of the Print Club.
Jack later served four years in the U. S. Navy, became a 32nd degree Mason, choir member and board member of the McFarland Methodist Church, and avid OU fan.
In 1982 Jack was asked by American First Title Company to become their president. Two years after taking over, the name became American Guaranty Title Company and the officers purchased the company with Jack having controlling interest. In 1996 Jack sold AGT to Old Republic Title Company and he and his wife Kathy (nee Crouch) retired.
2011 HALL OF FAME HONOREES
Athletic Hall of Fame
Dunnie Blumenthal '49
Dunnie was one of Oklahoma's best decorated Golden Gloves boxers, participating in tournaments around the United States. From 1946 to 1952 he posted 175 wins and only 14 losses. In 1948 Dunnie was Oklahoma State
Jamboree Champion. In 1949 he was Oklahoma District Champion, Oklahoma State Golden Gloves Champion, and Oklahoma State AAU Champion. In 1950 he was Oklahoma District Golden Gloves Champion and Oklahoma State Golden Gloves Champion. In 1951 he was Texas State Champion. In 1976 Dunnie was elected to the Oklahoma Boxers Hall of Fame.
Joe McCrary '50
Playing tennis at CHHS, Joe was All City and State Champion. He made the All City, All Conference and All State Basketball team at CHHS, then played for the University of Oklahoma on scholarship. He had a great career in tennis as a player and a teacher, was a charter member of the South Oklahoma City Tennis Association, and a leading supporter of the Early Wine Tennis Center, serving as President of the Board.
John Williams '67
John was an outstanding basketball player, making All State, All City, All Metro and All Conference for two years. During his junior year he was rated 4th in State scoring and 5th in State during his senior year. His CHHS record was 903 points in 55 games. John was a 4-year starter, playing at East Central and Oklahoma Christian, then coached basketball, tennis, and golf for 28 years.
Marvin Best (55
. Marvin played on our football team all three years that CHHS was State Champion. He also played on the baseball Dream Team that won 65 in a row, setting the national record that stood for over 50 years. As a catcher he also played on the American Legion State Champion team, then played in the profession league. Later at CHHS, he was head baseball coach and Athletic Director.
Jess Ladd 48
While at CHHS, Jess played football and baseball. In 1946 and 1947 his baseball team included greats Tom Sturdivant, Gene Sheets, Jerry Snyder, Alton Miller and Jack Van Pool. Jess later coached at CHHS and Southeast and Central. In 1971 he was at Southeast when they won State in football. He was named All City Coach of the Year and was very respected by his peers.
Jerry Morrow (61
Jerry made All City in football and All State in baseball. After attending OSU, he signed with the San Francisco Giants, and earned the All Star catcher title. After playing baseball, he played semi-pro football for the Oklahoma City Plainsmen. For 39 years Jerry was a partner at Commercial Distributing, was active in his Methodist church and was an initial board member of CHAAA.
Glenn Boyd '53
After his 1953 graduation from CHHS, Glenn acquired his BME from OBU in '58 and his MCM from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in '62. He used this love and knowledge of music at various Baptist churches in Texas and Oklahoma as well as singing with Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma, the Singing Churchmen of Texas, and a choral group sponsored by the Southern Baptist
Convention. He taught music, theology, and education in Kenya and Tanzania; was Director of Music for the Baptist Convention, then re-appointed to missionary service in Kenya where he developed and prepared Swahili hymnals. Glenn has received numerous awards for his continuing service in his music ministry.
While at CHHS, Bob was a great Redskin cheerleader, served on the student council and pep council and was a band member. After graduating from OU, Bob began his business career in 1961, acquiring an interest in an electrical company. In 1975 he became the sole owner of Southern Electric Supply Company with sales in excess of $100 million. After merging with IED, he was the largest individual shareholder of this publicly-held company. From 1987 to 1999 Bob served as CEO of Southern Electric and as a board member of IED, and during this time their sales exceeded $2 billion. He is now serving as Chairman and CEO of Sequel Electrical Supply, a company he started in 2006 with annual sales of $75 million. Bob has served on the boards of Sylvania, Allen-Bradley, and Siemens and was Chairman of the Board of St. Joseph Hospital in Meridian, Mississippi, and as President of the Boca Raton Golf Club.
Bill Phillips '53
While at CHHS, Bill played football and basketball and was a member of student council, FVA, Key Club, Junior Alumni, and Boys 0 Club. He went on to receive his B.S. in Business Education and his Master's in Education at Central State and his doctorate in Genera! School Administration from OU. Bill worked diligently for the development of Adult Career Education, serving as the first director of Adult Education at the Department Vo-Tech. After his retirement as superintendent at Metro Tech Vo-Tech District, Bill worked with Dr. Francis Tuttle as consultants for the World Bank to develop training projects for several countries.
Shirley (Gindlesberger) Harris '55
Shirley was a Knobberette cheerleader, a member of student council, pep council, and FVA while at CHHS. Very active in her community, she went on to serve on multiple boards in Oklahoma City and as a volunteer for Red Cross, Dale Rogers Training Center, Oklahoma Mission of Mercy, Oklahoma CityArts Festival and Oklahoma State Fairgrounds. For the past 14 years, Shirley has been Executive Director of D-Dent, (Dentists for the Disabled and Elderly in Need), coordinating the services of 453 dentists around the state with their services for free dental care.
2010 HALL OF FAME HONOREES
Athletic Hall of Fame
Bob Price (53
Bob Price was an outstanding lineman, making All City and All Conference and deserved All State. He played at Coalgate University in New York, playing on the freshman team that beat Syracuse and Jim Brown.
Duwayne Trout '70
Duwayne was an outstanding basketball player at CHHS where he made All City, All Conference, and All State after averaging 18 points per game. In the All State game, he scored 13 points, playing only one half.
Duwayne played one year at OCU and three years at Southeastern University.
Jackie Ross (85
An outstanding athlete at CHHS, Jackie lettered in football, basketball, and baseball as a sophomore and made All State in football and baseball. In the All State game he was awarded Outstanding Defensive Player for the South team. On scholarship at Central State University, he started all four years, making All Conference and All American. Jackie was named to the All Century team at CSU. He later played for the Oklahoma City Wrangler semi-pro football team.
Herschel Acton '47
"One of the greatest fighters in Golden Gloves history," wrote Bob Hurt in The Daily Oklahoman on May 1, 1974. Herschel was National Golden Gloves champion four times: 1946, 1948, 1949, 1952. While in the Marines in 1947, he won 46 fights in a row before losing on a cut-eye decision. In 1950 he fought 53 times all across Europe. His career record: 172 wins --15 losses.
Tommy Pearson '53
Tom was an outstanding football player at CHHS, playing End on offense and Safety on defense. He made All City, All Conference, and All State.
He was also on the track team. Tom went to OU and a knee injury ended his time there. He then went to UCO where he made second team All American. He later played for the Wranglers semi-pro football team.
Buzzy Cleveland '53
An outstanding baseball player at CHHS, Buzzy made All City, All Conference and All State. His average in the Conference was .500 and .396 for the entire season. Buzzy was an important member of the Dream Team that won 65 in a row. Great competitor and lead-off man, Buzzy played three years in the Yankee system before suffering an injury, then retiring.
Dr. Keith Lynn Bryant `55
After graduating OU, Lynn served in the U. S. Army as a Second Lieutenant. In 1965 he began his academic career at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as Assistant Professor to the Dean of Graduate School where he received the William H. Kiehofler Award for Excellence in teaching. In 1976 Lynn moved to Texas A&M, then in 1988 to the University of Akron. He has authored five books, published 27 articles and essays, and more than 80 book reviews. He's been a consultant for Public Broadcasting and Educational Testing Service.
David Greenwell '72
Before graduating CHHS in 1972, David played on the basketball team. He was in the first graduating class at Oklahoma City Community College where he received his Associate Degree. He then went to OCU and earned his Bachelor's Degree in accounting, then received his Master's from OU, and now lectures at the Oklahoma Tax Institute for CPA's and other accounting and tax organizations sponsored by the Oklahoma Departmentof Commerce. David has 33 years in public accounting service, and in 1998 he formed Greenwell & Company. Then in 2008 he merged his Company with Cole & Reed, PC which is now one of Oklahoma's largest CPA firms with 70 accounting professionals. His latest achievement is serving as Oklahoma City Councilman from Ward 5.
Bobby Cleveland '61
Bobby's outstanding business career started as a manufacturer's representative serving four states. Bobby and wife Barbara built their business with their largest customer being Wal-Mart where they sold millions of dollars of their products. They then formed the Cleveland Company and marketed their own products, selling millions of used
golf balls to Wal-Mart and Christian products all over the world through Life-Way, the largest Christian retailer in the United States. Bob is currently serving his community as Chairman of the Cleveland County Republican Party.
Peggy (Deeds) Marquart 155
Peggy is the lady who handles CHAAA membership, which is the hardest job in our organization, and does a fantastic job. She is also the coordinator for our Hall of Fame banquet, from registration tables to decorations to program to food selection. An important board member, she is considered by Chuck Page to be his co-president. She is also serving her community as a board member of Oklahoma City Beautiful where she
serves on the marketing, beautification, and advocacy committees. Peggy is also a community volunteer for several Oklahoma City non-profits.
David Sellers has been a tireless supporter of Capitol Hill High School for generations. As owner/operator of The Capitol Hill Beacon, David has documented the history and development of south Oklahoma City and reported the many activities of schools, organizations, businesses, and individuals, including our CHAAA organization. We want to acknowledge his continuing service to our community and thank him for his support, and honor him as a member of our Hall of Fame.
2009 HALL OF FAME HONOREES
Athletic Hall of Fame
Bob Massey (67
Bob was outstanding in track, winning 5 State gold medals, setting the State record for high jump at 6'6", winning the 120 yard high hurdles and the 180 yard low hurdles, missing the low hurdles State record by .05 of a second. He won two State decathlon championships and excelled in track at Oklahoma Christian University. Bob had a very successful track coaching career at Tennessee, winning state championships.
Jack Landon (44
At CHHS, Jack was an outstanding basketball player on the great teams of 1943 and 1944, winning 65 and losing only one. Jack also had great success at OU for four seasons, making All Big Six Conference in 1945 and 1946, honorable All-American in 1947 on OU's runner-up National Champions. He's had a long and successful work history with Kerr-McGee in uranium exploration and worked his way up to Vice President of Mineral Exploration in 1982.
Donald Joe Raper '53
A good football player, Don played fullback on the 1952 team. His best sport was track. In 1952 he won 5 medals at the City meet —4 gold and 1 silver. He won 3 medals at the Regional meet 2 gold and 1 silver. Don won a total of 26 medals during his career, running one year at OU.
Paul Woodson '38
A great football player, Paul played every position except end in his four years at CHHS. On the 1933 National Champion team he played tackle and end. In 1937 he played quarterback and end on that State Champion team. In 1936 and 1937 he made All State. At OU he started for two years.
Lloyd Rumbaugh (54
Lloyd played football, basketball, and ran track. He played fullback on the 1953 State Champion football team, making All City and All Conference in football. Lloyd played on the 1954 State Champion basketball team. He played football for Cameron University and Central State, making All Conference in football at Central State.
Glen Fowler '45
An outstanding baseball player at CHHS and OCU, Glen played golf for CHHS and was one of Oklahoma's greatest amateur golfers, winning over 50 tournaments as an amateur in tough regional, sectional, and national tournaments, beating some of America's best. He won three straight State Amateur tournaments and four over-all. He beat Charley Coe twice in big tournaments.
David Yost `55
At CHHS, David was president of the Writers Guild with statewide awards; was president of Redskins; was Chieftain Capers king, being crowned during the production of Anything Goes at the Municipal Auditorium. In his freshman year at OU he was intramural boxing champion; he served in the U. S. Army. In 1967 he began buying rental properties, developing more than 2,000 acres in Harrah
and Edmond; has served as president of CHBA, OSHBA, and was Builder/Developer of the Year in 1997-98. He began tree farming in 1984 and has planted more than 200,000 trees and donated thousands to his community.
Ron Fulkerson '51
Ron has had an outstanding career as an attorney, having practiced law for 45 years. He was admitted to practice in the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma in 1964. He is now in business with his son, Shawn. For the past 35 years he has served as a director for Exchange National Bank of Moore.
Jim Null '61
Lt. Col. Jim Null has had a great military career in the Air Force flying F-4 Phantom fighter planes in Korea and Viet Nam. He won a Silver Star, four Distinguished Flying Crosses, 14 Air Medals and two Meritorious Service medals and one commendation medal. Assigned to the Pentagon testing precision-guided smart weapons, Jim worked on technology that allowed the Air Force crews to fly at night. He became Deputy Director of the test group, retiring in April of 1987.
Phil Benson (deceased) '51
Phil played football at CHHS, but his big success was as an official in football and basketball at the high school and major college levels in the Missouri Conference. Phil was a highly regarded official at all levels. He called many championship games. He was an outstanding fast pitch softball umpire, oen of Oklahoma's best. In 1993, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Officials Hall of Fame.
Hoyt Estes '47
Hoyt was All City in football, playing backfield with Hall of Famers Lindell Pearson and Bob Cook. He was also a good baseball player along with Tommy Sturdivant, Jerry Snyder, Gene Sheets, and Al Miller. He played on the great baseball teams of 1946 and 1947 with Jack VanPool. Hoyt played semi-pro baseball and turned down a professional offer with the New York Giants. He's been an outstanding official in football and basketball in high schools and colleges. He was inducted into the Oklahoma Officials Hall of Fame in 1990.
John Miskovsky (deceased)
John coached football at CHHS in 1941 and 1946-1950, winning 45 games and losing only 10. His 1949 undefeated team won State championship and his 1950 team was runner-up as State champions. He officiated in the Big Eight Conference from 1958 to 1972, called high school football, basketball, and baseball. He refereed professional and amateur boxing. He also officiated at Orange, Sugar, and Gator Bowls. John was assistant principal at CHJH for 14 years and 16 years at Webster Middle School. At OU John received honorable mention All-American in 1935. He is a member of the Oklahoma Officials Hall of Fame.
Ray Thompson '51
Ray's career of officiating high school football covered 38 years. He worked nine State championship games and officiated for 33 years in the Intercollegiate Conference. Ray served as president of the Central Officials Association in 1988 and the OSSAA State Executive Board in 1992. He spent 25 years in public education, the last 12 within administration as assistant principal at Northwest Classen and Southeast and as principal at CHI-IS for five years and Bridgecreek for three years. Ray now manages and assigns officials for state high school games. He is a member of the Oklahoma Officials Hall of Fame.
Jim Wallace (44
Jim began his outstanding officiating career in football and basketball in 1948. He was president of the NAM Oklahoma Collegiate Conference Football and Basketball Officials Association on two occasions 1967 and 1975. He officiated in the NAIA conference for 27 years and the Big Eight Conference in basketball for three years. Jim called numerous state tournaments and play-off games: Faith Seven Bowl, college and junior college tournaments, several all-star games in football and basketball. Beginning in 1949, Jim was assistant principal at three schools and principal at seven schools, retiring in 1986. In 1992 he became a member of the Oklahoma Officials Hall of Fame.
2008 HALL OF FAME HONOREES
Athletic Hall of Fame
Oscar Shafer '51
Oscar played football, basketball, and track at CHHS. He played
on the 1949 State Champion football team, ran track on the 1950 and 1951 State Champion track teams, and had a great 24-year military career. As a pilot he flew fixed-wing and helicopters. Oscar served in Korea, Germany, and two tours in Viet Nam, flying over 500 combat missions. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, four Bronze Stars, and twenty air medals.
Jim Whipple '62
Outstanding football player: All City, All Conference and All State. Was runner-up to Lineman of the Year. Played in Oil Bowl against Texas. Co-Captain of the 1961 runner-up for the State Championship. Played for DU and the Oklahoma Plainsmen. Coach C. B. Speegle said Jim was one of his greatest players. Serves all over the United States and world on mission trips.
Johnny Robertson '55
Two-year starter in football and basketball. Also lettered in track. All-State in basketball in 1956. Member of two State Championship teams: basketball in 1954 and track in 1955. Outstanding career with Mobil Oil Corporation that took him all over the world.
Billy Davis '53
Outstanding lineman on 1951 and 1952 football teams. Bill was co-captain with Bob Price in 1952. He was All City and All State where he was co-captain of that team and co-captain of the Oil Bowl team in 1953. Bill attended OU on scholarship where he was roommate with Tommy Pearson and co-captain with Jerry Tubbs. An injury ended his career after his sophomore year.
H. L. "Crusty" Barton '34
An outstanding athlete, Crusty played football, basketball and baseball. He was best at football where he made All State, All Decade, and All Century. He was captain on the great 1933 CHHS football team that won the State Championship and the National Championship by defeating Chicago 55 to 12. Crusty played two years at OCU.
Bob Cook 147 summer
Bob graduated from CHHS in 1947 and took a football scholarship to play at Oklahoma A&M where he made All Missouri Valley team in 1950. Bob played in the Blue/Gray game his last year at A&M, then went to the Detroit
Lions for a short time before being called into the Army, where he received two Purple Hearts and a Silver Star in Korea.
Ed Shreve '53
Ed is co-founder of Frontier Engineering, which is involved in developing products for government defense systems for the Navy and Air Force, one of which was developing avionics for the F-18 fighter plane. Frontier Engineering has split off to several different companies and continues to be a leader in its field.
Dr. Dan Sheaffer '47
One of America's great preachers and builders of missionary churches, his leadership has produced over 3,000 churches and with his followers he has evangelized almost the whole nation of Mahawi, Africa, maybe the greatest mission success in American history. His new church, Harvest Assembly of God, has now built 20 new churches in Burundi, Africa, in the last year and a half.
Dr. Larry Killebrew (61
Larry is one of America's leading breast cancer researchers and
instructors. He was president of the American Cancer Society, Oklahoma County unit 1991-1993; the first physician in Oklahoma to begin performing the non-biopsy system known as mammotest which is now the standard of care in the United States; opened the Oklahoma Breast Care Center in 1986 which is the first dedicated women's imaging center in Oklahoma. His mobile
mammography units go to remote parts of Oklahoma to test women who would not otherwise receive this service. They screen teachers and work with Indian Health Services, saving the lives of many women.
Donny has the greatest basketball coaching record in CHHS history and is one of Oklahoma's very best. In 27 years he has won 442 games, made 10 state tournaments and was State runner-up one year. Donny is an outstanding leader of young men.
2008 Hall of Fame Honorees
1933 Football Team
State & National Champions
Lee Allen Bob Harrison Bill Reynolds
Fred Ball John Huff Cliff Speegle
Crusty Barton Jack Lamb Harold Stein
Hoyt Barton Larkin Lamb Andy Stoner
Ralph Beavers Harold Kemp Price Stratton
Harold Brice Bruce Long 13111 Wells
Beverly Carmack Arvel Lyons Harrison White
Jess Carpenter Milton McFarland Albert Williams
AlbertCaskey Pete Mitchell Paul Woodson
George Darrow Ed Paul Slats Wyrick,
Don Donovan Claude Pepper captain
Bob Freese Arne Reynolds
Jim Lookabaugh, Head Coach
Perk Whitman, Assistant Coach
1961 Football Team
Alvin Albin Lynn Albright James Armstrong
Olen Arnett Jerrel Beavers Bill Bradley
Darrell Bradshaw Tommy Bond Jerry Booth
Jim Brodhurst Travis Brown Paul Cleveland
Robert Dennis Charles Gastineau Tommy Griffin
Hugh Harrell Ron Huff Frank Lehenbauer
Dean Mcavany Larry Merrill Dan Miller
Bobby Mitchell Bob Moran Jim Neivar
Robert Page Frank Quintero Bobby Rogers
Dear! Ruth Don Scholl David Scott
Paul Sewell Smut Smith Mike Speegle
George Spiva John Stark Randy Statham
Barney Strickland Lloyd Summers William Sullivan
Jim Talkington David Taylor Robert Taylor
Jim Whipple Kip Woodruff J. D. Womach
C. B. Speegle, Charles Murdock, John Bell
2007 Hall of Fame Honorees
Athletic Hall of Fame
Floyd Brown `52
Floyd was an outstanding football player who made All City, All Conference and All State. He played on the 1949 State Championship team and was co-captain on the 1951 football team that lost only one game to an Oklahoma team. He played for OU and later at North Texas University.
Jim Neugent '68
Jim was an outstanding all around athlete who made All State in football. He was the outstanding wrestler on the wrestling team and an outstanding track man. He was three-time All American in track at Oklahoma Christian University. Jim was inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame in 1980, Oklahoma Christian Hall of Fame in 1998, and Oklahoma Track Coaches Hall of Fame in 2004.
Son Riley '41
Son was an outstanding football player who was All City, All Conference, and All State. He also was Golden Gloves State Champion as a heavyweight boxer. Son played one year at OU before serving in World War II.
Jackie Brooks '51
Jackie was one of Capitol Hill's greatest football players where he made All City, All Conference, and All State. He also played in the Oil Bowl and played at OU one year and then was drafted into the U. S. Army.
Wayne Speegle '46
Wayne was an All State basketball player and also played football and golf, and was State Champion in golf in 1946. He played basketball at OU where he was on the 1947 team that went to the NCAA tournament finals in 1947. He also played golf while at OU.
Slats Wyrick '34
Slats was a great football player who made All State in football and also played basketball. He was co-captain on the great 1933 football team that won state and national championships. Slats went to UCLA where he made Honorable Mention All American in 1937 and 1938. Jim Lookabaugh said he was the greatest lineman he ever coached. He received the Air Medal for his work as an aerial commander in World War II and was killed at the end of the war.
Mickey Edwards '54
Sports Editor of the great Redskin Arrow, Mickey later went to OU and majored in journalism, then went to OCU where he received his law degree. In 1974 Mickey ran for United States Congress and lost, and ran again in 1976 and won, then was elected seven more times, serving sixteen years. He rose to the fourth highest ranking leadership position in the Republican Party. Mickey did an outstanding job for the people of Oklahoma.
Harry Merson '55
Harry was Student Council President his senior year, then went to OU and graduated with a degree in business administration and earned his law degree from the OU College of Law, completing all his studies in six years. His law practice reaches all the way to the United States Supr.eme Court. Harry served ten years on the original MAPS oversight board as Chairman of the Construction Review Committee.
Glenn Short '62
Glenn lettered on the tennis team while at CHHS and received many awards in science and mechanical drafting at CHHS, OSU, and Central State University. After he graduated from OCU in 1968, he helped form the architectural firm of Frankfurt, Short, Bruza and became its president. That firm has become one of the largest in Oklahoma and the United States.
Chuck Smiley '48
Chuck went from Knobberette Buddy at CHHS to become one of our American heroes. He became a Naval aviator in 1953 and flew reconnaissance and electronic countermeasure invasions off the coast of Russia and North Korea. In 1960 they moved him to helicopters and he was assigned to antisubmarine warfare and made two deployments to Laos, Viet Nam, and the Philippines. In 1970 Chuck became squadron commander of the Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 4, which was the prime recovery squadron for the first five Apollo lunar missions. He was prime recovery pilot for Apollos 10 and 13 and backup for Apollo 12. Chuck's final assignment for the Navy was Chief of Staff, Commander, Carrier Based Anti-Submarine Warfare Wing, Pacific Fleet.
2007 Hall of Fame Honorees
1948 Golf Team
1949 Golf Team
1951 Golf Team
1952 Golf Team
2006 Hall of Fame Honorees
Allen Dukes (69
Allen was All City, All Conference, and All State in basketball. He had an outstanding career at Oklahoma Christian College in basketball, was head coach at Capitol Hill, Grant, and Del City, and also coached golf for 15 years at Del City.
Berry Mashburn '52
A stand-out CHHS defensive back and offensive end, Berry played football at OU and ran track. He also played at OSU and Central State College where he was All Conference. He played pro football in the United Football League and the Canadian Football League.
Jim Tyree '40
Jim made All State in 1939, then played at OU in 1941 and 1942 and made All Big Six Conference Team. He went into service and returned to play at OU in 1946, and in 1947 was again All Big Six. He played in the Blue Grey All Star Football Classic, then was drafted by the Boston Yanks of the NFL and played one year. He's a member of All Decade All Time Greats in football.
Glen Plaster '54
Glen was one of the greatest CHHS hitters, with .500 his senior year. He made All City, All Conference, and All State. He made All Century on the Daily Oklahoman All Century Team. Glen played on three State Champion baseball teams and was an important member of the Dream Team that won 65 games in a row. He was a starter on the 1954 State Champion basketball team. Glen played one year at Minnesota University, then signed and played four seasons of pro ball with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization, batting over .300 all four seasons. -32-
Coach Ray Vaughn
An outstanding track coach at CHHS where he won three State
championships in 1950, 1951, and 1955 and was runner-up in 1957, Vaughn
was Coach and Athletic Director at Oklahoma Christian College, coaching 60 All Americans at OC and Olympians Jeff Bennett and Gold Medalist J. W. Mashburn. He also coached in the 1972 Olympics. Vaughn has been inducted into four Halls of Fame: the NAIA, The Helms, Oklahoma Christian, and Harding University.
Joe Bauman '41
Joe played football, basketball, and baseball at CHHS, being All State in baseball. He was an outstanding power hitter, with 72 home runs in pro baseball to best all-time professional record. It's still the minor league record. Pro baseball's minor league Home Run Trophy is now named the Joe Bauman trophy. The year he hit 72 home runs, he also hit .400, drove in 225 runs, and had a .916% slugging average.
Dr. J. Don Harris '55
Don was a member of the 1953 State Champion football team and played two years of football at Murray State. He graduated from dental school in 1964 and entered private practice in 1966. Don served as adjunct professor and preceptor instructor at Oklahoma School of Dentistry. In 1970 he became the youngest chief of dental staff at St. Anthony Hospital. He has started many organizations for underprivileged children, including the mentally challenged, that provide dental and medical care. He established D-Dent in 1985, a statewide organization that has provided millions of dollars of free dental care for the needy. Dr. Harris has received many awards for his work, including being admitted to the Pierre Fouchard Dental Academy by his peers, one of dentistry's highest honors.
Nick Harroz '39
Nick returned from naval service in 1946 to start his first grocery store in a converted house, called Nick's Brett Drive Grocery. The store was so small he had to hang things like potato chips from the ceiling. in 1953 he opened a larger store, Nick's IGA on 28th Street, and his great success began to grow. Soon people began coming from all over the city and even outside the city to shop at Crest Foods stores. Nick is one of the finest grocery men this state has ever had. He's one of CHHS's greatest success stories.
Elizabeth "Betty" Sullivan '48
Betty began her music career at the age of seven, studying piano, voice, and pipe organ. From 1971 to 1973 she studied voice with Dr. Bruce Govich, University of Oklahoma professor. She enrolled at OU as a music major and studied composition under Dr. James Faulconer from 1979 to 1984. She has performed at Carnegie Hall four times: 2003, 2004, 2005, and in 2007 on her 60th wedding anniversary. All her appearances were after the age of 70.
Don Mathis '49
Don's story is one of the greatest that CHHS or this state has ever seen. He learned to sell used furniture by helping his dad on 29th Street. Don and his brother Bud opened a store on Reno. At that time they started their TV show, singing country music. Buck Owens sang with them. He later bought out Bud and moved to 3rd & Western, and in 1976 Don and his sons moved to the big
store at 3434 West Reno where it has become one of America's biggest. He sold it to his boys in 1988 and retired, until he started Lady Americana Mattress Company, which also became a great success. Don bought Oak Tree Country Club in 1994 and has restored it to top class status.
2006 Hall of Fame Honorees
1950 & 1951 Track Teams
Parker Bond Dick Flinsbaugh Dillard Hammett Dori Ladd
Bob Moon Bob Pyle Don Reed Derald Smith
Nathan Barber Ron King
Lonnie Nowlin Carl Slayton Howard Wigley
Charles Hepler Berry Mashburn Bob Phillips
Charles Wade Dick Wood
Coach Ray Vaughn
1955 Track Team
Raymond Cook Bob McKenzie Johnny Robertson Ronda! Wallace David Woodson Coach Ray Vaughn
Bob Douglas Shelby Greeson Speed Jones
J. W. Mashburn Sammy Price Donald Joe Raper Bob Sloan
Bill Hooten T. A. Minton Glen Short Jim White
Wayne Craig Glen Plaster Joe Robinson Carl Slayton State Champions Chuck Page John Robertson John Sheppard Dick Soergel
1954 Basketball Team
Lloyd Rumbaugh Leroy Snellen
Coach John Smith
2005 Hall of Fame Honorees
Athletic Hall of Fame
Ab Justice '52
Ab has had an outstanding golf career, playing in two State Championships — 1951 and 1952. He was runner-up both years for the Individual Champion. He also won the two-man State Championship with Orville Moody. He played at OSU where he was OSU's first All-American Golfer in 1958, Oklahoma State Amateur Champion in 1955. He turned professional in 1959 and has been Oak Tree Club Champion six times.
Smokey Davidson '53
Smokey was an outstanding baseball player and great all around player on offense and defense, and was a member of the Dream Team that won 65 in a row. He should have been All State on that team, and was a great fast pitch softball player. Smokey is a member of the Softball Hall of Fame.
Harold Cook '52
Harold was an All City football player at CHHS and All American at Central State University. He was a great player. He's a member of our famous Cook family.
Wayne Craig '54
Wayne was All City and All Conference in football, a starter on the 1953 State Champion football team and starter on the 1954 State Champion basketball team. Wayne played on three State Champion baseball teams, played at OU, and played professional baseball.
Coach Jim Lookabaugh
Our CHHS football coach from 1930 through 1938, he won three State championships and one national championship when the team beat a Chicago team 55-12. He had an unbeaten streak of 30 from 1932 through 1934. He established CHHS as a power in Oklahoma football, coaching 18 All Staters, three All Decade All Time greats Crusty Barton, Cliff Speegle, and Jim Tyree. Barton and Speegle were also All Century players. After 1938 Jim went to OSU as coach where he had three bowl teams. The year 1945 had the only undefeated team in OSU history.
Joe Spencer '40
Joe lettered 3 years at CHHS and graduated in 1940. At OSU he played for Jim Lookabaugh in 1941 and 1942 before entering the Army. He returned to OSU, playing in 1946 and 1947 as captain, then graduating. He played professional football with the Brooklyn Dodgers and Cleveland Browns and Green Bay Packers. He began a coaching career that spanned 33 years, 24 in pro football. Joe is one of the greatest line coaches in pro football.
Lillie Reynolds '34
Allie was a great pitcher for the New York Yankees, playing Big League for 13 years with two no-hitters and 36 shutouts. He was a six-time All-Star with a .630 winning percentage which is higher than 75% of National Hall of Fame pitchers. Pitched great big games. Casey Stengel wanted Allie on the mound in all the big games. Allie was also a great leader in American Indian issues.
Peggy Gray Shreve '54
Peggy has had an outstanding business career. As President and CEO of Frontier Electronic Systems and its predecessor Frontier Engineering, Inc., Peggy's company won many national awards for their work with the Department of Defense and NASA'S international space station. Peggy won many personal awards: Female Entrepreneur of the Year at the regional and national levels from President Reagan in a White House ceremony in 1984. Peggy also won many state awards. She's worked with various Native American activities at Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas.
Paul Odom '48
After leaving CHHS he attended OSU, then served in Korea in the U. S. Army. In 1955 he started his very successful construction company, and continues his outstanding business career while serving his city and state. Paul is an accomplished pilot and transfers sick and injured people to different locations at no cost.
A. C. "Ozzie" Ossenkop
Ozzie had an outstanding career at CHHS as Director of the Choir for 22 years — 1950 to 1972. In 1961 he was the only high school choral director in the U. S. to become a charter member of the American Choral Directors Association. He was elected to Who's Who in 1961. His choirs became as great as our athletic teams, winning 16 State Championships, performing across the U. S. and Canada. In 1961 the choir performed at the National Music Convention in New Mexico, and in 1965 at the World's Fair in New York and at the United States Capitol. In 1967 they performed at Expo '67 in Montreal and in 1968 at the Hemisfair in San Antonio. Two of his students, Billy Johns '54 and Chris Merritt '71, became performers at the Metropolitan Opera.
2005 Hall of Fame Honorees
Nathan Barber Marvin Best James Bridges David Brown Ronnie Bruce Jim Clark
Don Coffman Wayne Craig Jim Crawford Jim Danner
Dale Dodson Dean Doughty Paul Fox
J. Don Harris
1953 Football Team
Harold Harvey Jim Hicks
Charles HiIdenbrand Don King
Benton Ladd James Lary Don May
Bill McNutt T. A. Minton Tom Nicklas
Jerry O'Quinn Chuck Page Billy Parker
Charles Pickens Don Pryor Sherman Reed Don Reid Marshall Rogers Lloyd Rumbaugh Leroy Saloga Allan Shipman Mike Simpson Carl Slayton
Dick Soergel Fred Weed Darrell Wooley Bob Wright
Football Queen — Beverly Nicklas
Coaches — C. B. Speegle, John Smith, A. D. Jacobson
1946 & 1947 Baseball Teams
Gene Canfield Don McClure Gene Sheets
Steve Glasgow Dwain McClure Jerry Snyder
Dick Heldenbrand Al Miller TOM Sturdivant
Carlos McCleave Bob Perdue Vernon Swafford
Jess Ladd Keith Smith Jack VanPool
Coach —John Pryor
2004 Han of Fame Honorees
Athletic Hall of Fame
Kenny Hicks 449
An outstanding basketball player at CHHS, at OSU Kenny played for basketball legend Hank Ilia. He played on the 1948 and 1949 State Golf Championship teams. Kenny lost the individual State Gold medal by one stroke to teammate and Hall of Famer Elmer Humphreys. He made the All College Tournament Honorable Mention team in 1951. He was the Panhandle Hall of Fame Golf Coach of the Year in 1961, 1965, 1966, 1967.
Jim Davis '53
Jim was an outstanding baseball player, a great shortstop and a good basketball player. He was a member of the Dream Team that won 65 in a row and should have been an All Stater in baseball. He was one of the best shortstops in U. S. fast pitch softball. Jim is a member of the Oklahoma Softball Hall of Fame.
Wes Stark '58
An All State football and All City Player of the Year, Wes was a good baseball player. He won All City high jump in track. He played on the great back-to-back State Champion football teams in 1957-58.
Larry Taylor '60
Larry made All State in football. He was one of CHHS's greatest linemen. He won the State Shot Put in 1960. Larry attended OSU and Central State.
Coach C. B. Speegle `33
C. B. played football and basketball while at OSU and Central State. He was our legendary coach and leader at CHHS from 1929 to 1971. His teams won seven State Championships, three in football and four in golf. He also coached basketball. He's a member of the Oklahoma Coaches Hall of Fame.
Dillard Hammett '49
Dillard was a track man at CHHS and OU. With a degree from OU he served two years in the Marine Corps, receiving the Navy/Marine Medal for Heroism. During his 50-year profession in the oil business, he led projects that developed dynamic stationing and floating production technology in ultra-deep water and designed and installed the first offshore platform ever placed in an ice environment (Alaska). As one of America's greatest leaders in oil field rig design, his assignments also took him to Norway, UK, Yemen, Venezuela, Brazil, France, Japan, China & Russia. Dillard served on the Board of Directors for SEDCO, Inc and ENSCO, Inc. (both on NYSE); served as Energy Advisor and Coordinator of Task Force for Governor Bill Clements of Texas; was named Offshore Industry Pioneer..
Joe Walser '50
Joe was an outstanding golfer at CHHS. He played at OSU, then in the PGA. He became a golf course designer and developer and worked with Jack Nicklas and Arnold Palmer. Now co-owner of a company with Ernie Vossler, he's one of the best.golf course developers in the world.
Dr. Charles Poor '54
One of CHHS's greatest success stories, wheelchair-bound for most of his life, Charlie has numerous accomplishments. He has served on the staffs of several colleges and universities, including the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine for 20 years as Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He was nominated to the U. S. President's Medical Council on the Handicapped in 1980, is listed in the Directory of Distinguished Americans in 1981 and Who's Who in America in 1994. He joined the staff of Houston's First Baptist Church in 1973 and developed a counseling program now used in the United States and internationally.
C. B. Speegle (33
1943-44 State Champion Basketball Teams
Claudius Barber Wayne Boles
G. A. Burris
Bud Eagle Eugene Faubion Albert Sales
Bill Hance Bill Johnson Dick Land Jack Landon Ken Pryor Bill Waters
Harper Self Wayne Speegle Harley Senft Don VanPool Jim Wallace
1953 Girls State Champion Softball Team
Mary Cline Margaret Doussett Phynila Elliot Peggy Gray
Eleanor Jaw Minx Donna Kuhlman Reba Little
Latane Purcell Price
Mary Sue Quintero Wilma Ridley Pauline Winter
Coaches Martha Cox and Ruthann Wilson
2003 Hall of Fame Honorees
Athletic Hall of Fame
H. K. "Duke" Cook '50
Duke was an outstanding football player, All City and All Conference at CHHS, and All American at Trinity College. He also played professional football in the Canadian Football League.
Orville Moody '53
A great golfer, Orville was State Individual Champion at CHHS in 1950 and played on the 1951 and 1952 State Champion golf teams. He won the US Open Championship and the US Open Senior Championship while on the PGA tour.
Dick Woods '51
Dick played on the 1949 State Champion football team and made All City and All Conference. He also played on the 1950 State runner-up football team and was a member of the 1950 and 1951 track State Champions. He won first place Gold medals in the 880 yard run and 880 yard relay, and later ran track at OU.
Darrell Wooley '55
Wooley made All State in football, was Player of the Year in 1954, and played on the 1953 State Champion football team. He also played while at Cameron University.
Cliff Speegle '35
Cliff was an outstanding athlete: All State football and basketball. He played on the 1933 State and National Champion football teams and played on the 1935 State Champion basketball team. He coached football at CHHS, Coalgate University, and OSU, and also served as commissioner of the Southwest Conference for many years.
Dr. Don Davis '52
Don's had an award-winning career as a botanist at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D. C. and as an expert in the field of entomology.
Lou Coker Kerr '55
Lou wears many hats: President of the Kerr Foundation, Founder of Red Earth, Inc., Founder of Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation, Founder of Sister Cities, Inc., Member of numerous state and national organizations. She is a high profile civic leader in Oklahoma City, being involved in many humanitarian efforts.
Newt Hanna '40
Newt was a World War II hero and fighter pilot who was shot down over Germany and was a POW until the end of the war. He also served in the Korean War flying bombers.
Chuck Rowland '50
Chuck played football at CHHS and was a member of the 1949 State Champion team. He's a Korean War veteran and has received two Purple Hearts.
BM Pratt '41
Bill was another of our decorated World War ll veterans.
1949 State Champion Football Team
12 Wins — 0 Losses
Gail Amburn Dickie Blackstone Tony Briseno
Floyd Brown Don Chamblee Harold Coffman
Duke Cook Dick Flinsbaugh Gene Goodin
Bill Green Bob Hervey Kenneth Hicks
Jerry Jewell T. L. Jones John Koch
Dale Martin J. W. Mashburn Alton Miller
Harold Mulhausen Gail Parnell Neil Phillips
Price Pooler Gunner Price Russell Price
James Raglin Dale Rainbow Herman Reece
Max Reynolds Chuck Rowland Wallace Shrout
Oscar Shuler Ray Thompson Jack VanPool
Merci! Verden Darrell Williams Dick Woods
Coach John Miskovsky
Assistant Coaches C. B. Speegle & John Smith
1949 Football Queen Elba Lou Ferguson
1952-53 State Champion Baseball Team
Won National Record of 65 wins in a row that went into 1954 season
Dick Akers Marvin Best Bobby Burr
Don Chamberlain Buzzy Cleveland Wayne Craig
Smokey Davidson Jim Davis Don Demeter
Don Dunn Jerry Gill Bill Green
James Lary Richard Martin Willie Morse
John Nordquist Chuck Page Glen Plaster
Bill Richey Bob Shipman Don Soergel
Tommy Taylor Tommy Wade
Scorekeeper Charley Poor
Coaches John Pryor & John Smith
Baseball Queen 1952 Beverly Oliver Kelly
Baseball Queen 1953 Martha Ann Robbins Sadler
2002 Hall of Fame
Athletic Hall of Fame
Gene Sheets '49
Gene was an outstanding all-around athlete: All State in basketball and baseball; played baseball at DU; played professional baseball for several years for the Chicago White Sax system.
Elmer Humphreys '49
Elmer played an outstanding game of golf: two-time State Champion. Very few men have won two high school State individual championships. He played on our State Champion golf teams in 1948 and 1949.
Don Soergel '52
Don was All State in baseball, and also played football and basketball. At OSU he played football and baseball.
Jerry Wallace '53
Jerry was All State in basketball at CHHS and played basketball at OSU and OCU for Hank lba and Abe Lemons.
Frank Taylor '57
Frank was State Champion in 100 yard and 200 yard races, was a member of the 880 relay State Champion team, and later ran track at Abilene Christian College where the relay team set a NCAA freshman record.
Keith Smith '47
Keith was an outstanding basketball and baseball player. He was All State in basketball at CHHS and starred in basketball at OSU. He then played AAU basketball for the Phillips 66 team.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Royce Bishop '53
Royce became a very successful businessman in Oklahoma City and served as President of Capitol Hill Athletic/Activities Association. Royce was a giving man with a big heart.
Dr. Bob Nordquist '56
Bobby played basketball at CHHS and then had an outstanding career in medical research. He holds 15 medical patents and discovered several products used in cancer treatment and is still searching for a cure.
Dr. Robert Todd '58
A good football player, Bob played on the 1957 and 1958 State Champion teams. He became a leader in education, serving as President of South Oklahoma City Community College for many years, greatly increasing its growth.
Keith Smith '47
Keith was All State in basketball and a good baseball player who later played OSU and AAU basketball.
Dr. Paul Heath (54
As a survivor and hero of the Murrah Building bombing, Paul was a spokesman for the survivors on local and national news. He served for many years as counselor for veterans associations.
1957-58 State Champion Football Teams
Charles Addison Chuck Caldwell Wade Creekmore Eddie Eades
Jim Evan off James Hackett Gerald Hulsey Roger Knox Joe McNutt Jerry Morrow Rusty Palmer Alex Rogers Nathan Ryker Wes Stark
Larry Taylor Bob Todd
David Berryhill Ronnie Cleveland Ron Dryden Donnie Edwards Table Fleeman Gene Hicks Bennie Jacobs Dennis Lyons Richard Midkiff Ed Nowlin
David Patterson Jim Roschal George Shipley David Stracener Teddy Thomas Cleophas Wooley
Ron Brockway Doug Coleman Allen Dwight Bert Elliot
Jerry Hudson Jimmy Jones Perry Marrs Teddy Mills Kent Osteen Ron Pinkerton Ralph Russell
C. B. Speegle, III Chuck Taylor Richard Tice
Coaches C. B. Speegle, Charles Murdock, John Smith
1957 Football Queen Pat Kelsay
1958 Football Queen Sandra Dobbs
2001 Hall of Fame Honorees
Athletic Hall of Fame
Bill Waters '44
Bill was an outstanding all-around athlete who made All State in football and basketball. He also played baseball and ran track at CHHS and was on the great basketball teams of 1943 and 1944. He also played two sports at OU and played on the Oklahoma All-Time Great team in basketball.
Jerry Snyder '47
At CHHS Jerry was an All State baseball player and good basketball player and later played major league baseball for seven years with the Red Sox and Washington.
Carl Slayton '55
Carl was an outstanding all-around athlete who made Al! State in football and was a starter on the 1954 State Champion basketball team. He was on the 1955 State Champion track team and a member of the 1953 American Legion State Champion baseball team. He played football for OU and was an All American football player at Coffeeville, Kansas Junior College.
James Dobson '57
James was an outstanding all-around athlete who made All State in football and also played basketball and baseball. At OSU he played football and baseball, playing on the OSU National Champion baseball team in 1959. He was a member of the All Time Great team in football and played professional baseball for several years.
Ed Nowlin '59
Eddie was a great football player, making All State and All City Player of the Year in 1958 and playing on two State Champion football teams in 1957 and 1958 and played in the Oil Bowl. He also ran track at CHHS. At Central State University he was on the 1962 National Champion team and he also made All American. In 2013 Eddie was inducted into the UCO Athletic Hall of Fame
C. B. Speegle, III
C. B. was an outstanding quarterback, leading his team in back-to-back State Championships. He made All State in football at CHHS and played for OSU and Central State. C. B. was an outstanding passer and leader.
Dan Fiorini '48
Dan became a very successful businessman and was known for his contributions to charitable organizations.
Donna (Skinner) Nigh '51
While at CHHS Donna played in the band and was Band Queen and a Ki-Yi. She served eight years as First Lady of Oklahoma as the wife of two-term Governor George Nigh. Donna served on President Clinton's Committee on Mental Retardation and continues to advocate for Oklahoma's developmentally disabled. She is a member of the Oklahoma City Public Schools Wall of Fame and has been inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.
Madalene (Moyer) Roedl '55
Madalene is a founding board member of South Community where she was vice president of patient services. She also served as CEO of Select Specialty Hospital.
Mr. Higdon was our principal at CHHS from 1950 through 1956 and was an outstanding leader of young people.
2000 Hall of Fame Honorees
Athletic Hall of Fame
Bob Holt '36
While at CHHS Bob was a great all-around athlete.
Kenneth Pryor '43
At CHHS Kenneth was an Al! State basketball player and later played at OU and for Phillips 66 in AAU basketball. He was one of the Daily Oklahoman All Time Great Players, and was also a good baseball player.
Alton Miller `50
At CHHS Alton was an All State baseball player and on the 1949 undefeated State Champion football team. Alton was also a good football and basketball player. He played professional baseball for several years and is an Oklahoma Hall of Fame football coach.
Jack VanPool '50
Jack was a triple All Stater while at CHHS and at OU played football and baseball. He was an All Time Great football player, picked by the Daily Oklahoman to the top 11 All Time All Around Athletes in Oklahoma history. As a Second Lieutenant, Jack played baseball with the Fort Sill 77th Field Artillery.
J. W. Mashburn '51
Jay set a high school national record in the 440, winning six first-place medals in state meets in 1950-51. He was selected All Century. Jay ran track and was a good football player at OU and also OSU where he concentrated on track. He is a two-time U. S. Olympic gold medalist in track. J. W. is a member of the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Dick Soergel '56
Dick was an outstanding all-around athlete in football and baseball and was All State in basketball at CHHS and was on the All Century team. At OSU he was outstanding in football, basketball, and baseball. He was a pitcher on the OSU 1959 NCAA championship baseball team. Dick was picked for the top ten All-Around Athletes in Oklahoma history and is a member of the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Benton Ladd '54
At CHHS, Benton was All State in football. He was All City and All State Lineman of the Year. He was All Decade and All Time Great and was All American at CHHS. While at OU he played on two national champion teams.
Mr. Pryor was a great coach in basketball and baseball, coaching 1952-53-54 baseball teams that won 65 in a row. His national record lasted almost 50 years. He had also coached the basketball team that won 75 out of 76 games during 1943-44-45 seasons. John coached baseball's team known nationally as the Dream Team that had 14 players sign professional contracts.
Glenn Foster '64
While at CHHS Glenn was a track man who later became a leading oral surgeon.
Dr. Bill Lillard
Dr. Lillard was an outstanding and well respected educator at CHHS who later became President of the University of Central Oklahoma where he made a great contribution to our state.
1999 Hall of Fame Honorees
Duffy Martin '33
Duffy has had an outstanding career in golf as a player and golf course developer, being recognized by the PGA for six decades of contributions to the game. In 1982 he was the US National Senior Pro-Am winner. After the age of 80, he won the Palm Springs Spring Championship in '96197, the Scottsdale Fall Classic in 1999 and in 2000 won the Palm Springs Spring Championship again, the Pala Mesa Fall Classic, the PGA Senior Hall of Fame. Then in 2007/2008 he won the Super Senior PGA Championship for 90 and above. Duffy is still playing and winning tournaments around the country.
Don VanPool '45
Don was an outstanding football and basketball player and basketball coach. At CHHS he was All State in football, and played on the great 1943-44 Basketball Championship team. He was a Daily Oklahoman All Time Great player in football. He played football at OSU for Coach Jim Lookabaugh, and later coached baseball and football at CHHS, NortImitest Classen and Moore. He is a member of the Oklahoma Coaches Hall of Fame.
Lindell Pearson '47
As an outstanding football player at CHHS, he made All State. After playing for Arkansas and OU, he played with the NFL Detroit Lions.
Tommy Sturdivant '48
At CHHS Tommy was an All State baseball player. For ten years he played in the major leagues, for the New York Yankees and Detroit and Pittsburgh and Boston. He was runner-up for the Cy Young award as the American League's Best Pitcher.
Bob Burr '53
Bob was All State in baseball and 1953 Player of the Year. Except for a knee injury, he probably would have been All State in more than one sport. He was selected to the All Century team in baseball. At OU he played baseball and basketball. Bob played professional baseball for several years.
Don Demeter '53
Don was a member of the Dream Team at CHHS and was on the All Century team. As a Major League baseball player with the Dodgers, Detroit, and Philadelphia, he set a major league record for fielding that stood for many years. He is known for his work with Christian athletes.
Chuck Page '54
Chuck was All State in football and baseball, All City and All Conference in basketball, All City Player of the Year in football, and All City and All State player of the year in baseball. He was a member of the All Decade Great Team in football, and played on five State Champion teams at CHHS. He's a member of the All Century team, played football at Central State, and played professional baseball for seven years. Chuck was picked in the top ten All-Around Athletes in Oklahoma history. Injuries shortened his baseball career. He was an All American fast pitch softball player and Hall of Fame fast pitch player.
Hub Reed '54
Hub was an outstanding basketball player at CHHS. He made All City, All Conference, All State, and was All State Player of the Year in 1954. Hub was All American at CHHS and also at Oklahoma City University. He played several years in the NBA.
Chebon Dacon '63
Chebon was a great football player — was All City Player of the Year. He was an All State player. While playing for the University of Oklahoma, he injured his knee in his first year which ended his career as a sure star.
C. B. Speegle `33
Speegle was our legendary coach and leader at CHHS during 1929 to 1971.
His teams won seven State championships, three in football and four in golf, and
he also coached basketball. He played football and basketball while at OSU and
Central State University. He's a member of the Oklahoma Coaches Hall of Fame.
1998 Hall of Fame Honorees
Athletic Hall of Fame
Jimmy Leverich '29
Jim was an all-around athlete, playing on the football, basketball, and track teams.
Leo Kuykendall '28
Leo was an excellent all-around athlete for CHHS.
Elmer Hunt '30
Bob Freese '35
Bob was an all-around athlete, playing football and baseball. At 89 years of age, he's still playing softball. Bob is a member of the Board for CHAAA.
Jim Nievar '63
Jim was a great football player who made All State and was All City Defensive Player of the Year in 1962.
James Blevins '45
Judge of the District Court of Oklahoma County
Wanda Jackson '55
Great Country and Western and Gospel singer and musician who continues to
perform in Japan and worldwide.
Lester Howard (63
Lester is a member of the Howard family floral business which has been serving the Capitol Hill community since 1909, from its first shop at Southwest 25th and Robinson to its current location.
State Champions - Football
1933 — Coach —Jim Lookabaugh 1937 —Coach —Jim Lookabaugh 1949 —Coach —John Miskovsky 1953 —Coach C. B. Speegle
1957 — Coach — C. B. Speegle 1958 —Coach — C. B. Speegle Runner-up in 1950 and 1961
State Champions - Basketball
1935 — Coach — Bill Haller
1944 — Coach — John Pryor
1954 —Coach — John Smith
1973 — Coach — Buddy Armstrong Runner-up in 1943, 1947, 1956, 1977
State Champions - Baseball
1941 — Coach — Unknown 1946 — Coach —John Pryor 1947 — Coach —John Pryor 1952 —Coach —John Pryor 1953 — Coach —John Pryor 1956 —Coach —John Pryor
Runner-up in 1934, 1935, 1936, 1938
State Champions -Track & Field
1950 & 1953 Teams
Coach — Ray Vaughn
1925 — Coach — Unknown 1926 — Coach — Unknown 1927 — Coach — Unknown 1937 — Coach — Unknown 1939 — Coach — Unknown 1940 — Coach — Unknown
State Champions — Men's Tennis
Gene Land/Joe McCrary Doubles 1950
Gene Land/Barry Walraven Doubles 1952
Gene Land Singles 1952
Barry Walraven/Bob West -Doubles 1953
Barry Walraven Singles 1953
Harry Taylor/Charles Straw Doubles 1956
State Champions — Girl's Tennis
Ella Erickson/Marie Grady Doubles 1936
Diana Spiva/Barbara Hill Runners-up Doubles 1963
Diana Spiva/Barbara Hill Runners-up Doubles 1964
1953 State Champions — Girl's Softball
Mary Cline Margaret Doussett Phynila Elliot
Peggy Gray Donna Kuhlman Reba Little
Eleanor Taco Minx Mary Sue Quintero Wilma Ridley Pauline Winter
Coaches Martha Cox and Ruthann Wilson
American Legion State Champions
1940 — Coach — Unknown
1946 Coach —John Pryor
1953 — Coach —John Smith
1956 — Coach —John Smith
1951— Runner-up — Coach —John Pryor
1952 — Runner-up — Coach —John Pryor
State Champions - Men's Golf
1948 — Coach — C. B. Speegle 1949 — Coach — C. B. Speegle 1951 — Coach — C. B. Speegle 1952 — Coach — C. B. Speegle
State Champions - Women's Golf
1950 — Coach — Unknown Runner-up
1951 — Coach — Unknown Runner-up
1956 United States Gold Olympic Champion
J. W. Mashburn — Track
Major League Baseball Players
Allie Reynolds Don Demeter
Tommy Sturdivant Jerry Snyder Torn Tatum George Wright
Professional Football Players
Lindell Pearson NFL Bob Cook NFL
Hubert "Duke" Cook CFL Joe Spencer NFL
Berry Mashburn CFL Jim Tyree NFL
Professional Basketball Players
Winford Baynes NBA Hub Reed NBA
AA U Basketball Players
Ken Pryor Keith Smith
Professional Golf Players
Orville Moody U.S. Open & U. S. Open Senior Champion
Ab Justice PGA Tour
Joe Walser PGA Tour
Professional Baseball Players
Dick Akers Joe Bauman Marvin Best Ray Bond
Bob Burr Don Chamberlain Buzzy Cleveland Wayne Craig
Jimmy Davis Smokey Davidson Don Demeter Don Dunn
James Dobson Alton Miller Jerry Morrow Willie Morse
Chuck Page Joel Parkey Glen Plaster Allie Reynolds
Gene Sheets Bob Shipman Jerry Snyder Tommy Tatum
Keith Stonecipher Tom Sturdivant George Wright
All State in More Than One Sport
Cliff Speegle Football, Basketball
Bill Waters Football, Basketball
Gene Sheets Basketball, Baseball
Jack Van Pool Football, Basketball, Baseball
Chuck Page Football, Baseball
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame
Don Demeter J.W. Mashburn Orville Moody Allie Reynolds
1935 1944 1949 1950 1954
Jim Thorpe — Daily Oklahoman Best All-Around Athlete
Dick Soergel Top Ten
Chuck Page Top Ten
Jack VanPool Top Eleven
All State Players of the Year
Benton Ladd Defense — Football 1953
Chuck Page Pitcher — Baseball 1954
Hub Reed Basketball 1954
All City Players of the Year - Football
Chuck Page Offensive 1953
Benton Ladd Defensive 1953
Darrell Wooley Defensive 1954
Jerry Perry Defensive 1955
Wes Stark Defensive 1957
Ray Curtis Offensive 1957
Ed Nowlin Offensive 1958
Jim Nievar Defensive 1962
Chebon Dacon Offensive 1963
All City Player of the Year — Baseball
Chuck Page Pitcher 1954
Up to $100
Lynn Albright Jim/Twanna Broadhurst Patsy Burns
Charles Callum Shirley Cassil Frank Cory
Jim/Jo Ann Oakes Cox Marty Crain
Janice Davenport Dorothy Duhme Doris Duvall
Armand/Carolyn Edelman Earl Dean Edwards Richard Ehlers
Charlene Foster Jim Hamill
De Wayne/Judy Handke Ed Hendricks
Zelma Hess Tom Hibbitts
Elmer/Peggy Humphreys Deena Jenkins Speed/Anna Jones
Roger Knox Jim Lackey
John Louthan Hazel/Don Maddox Daisy Norwood Jim/Jennifer Null Jeanenne Phillips Robert/Mary Phillips Carol Pipkin
Margie Roberts Joe Robinson
Mark Robinson Tawanna Romine Charles Rowland Joe Sherman
Barbara Stewart Linda Stewart Betty Sullivan
Lavita Joy Sullivan Clarence Taylor Eddie/Arda Tompkins Juarita Voyles
Robert W. White Billie Willis
We apologize for any omissions due to our printing deadline.
Our thanks to George Salamy and Sooner Printing Company for their assistance and great support through the years.
The Capitol Hill High School Alumni Hall of Fame Association extends special thanks to the following individuals for their monetary support to the banquet and scholarship funds.
$100 and Above
Keith Lynn Bryant Charles Caldwell Bob/Barbara Cleveland Hoyt/Betty Estes
Dick Flinsbaugh Ron Fulkerson
Anthony Gaeddert David Green well Mattie Halley
Dillard/Georganna Hammett Delmer Hardesty
J. Don Harris
Paul/Willetta Heath Jane Henson
Ab Justice Memorial Larry Killebrew Frances Louderback Peggy Marquart Berry Mashburn
J. W. Mashburn Billy Maxwell
Bob Merson Harry Merson Ed/Diana Nowlin Paul Nunn
Larry Pittman Bobby Prichard Raygen/Norma Pyle Donald Joe Raper
David Roberts Mary Lou Shawver
George/Barbara Shipley Allan/Betty Shipman Nancy Smiley Dick/Gwen Soergel Johnnie/Joyce Stark Kathryn Stone
R. L./Virginia Tettleton Ray Thompson
Don Thornton Roy/Pam Vinyard
Jerry/Mellodee Wallace Jim/Nancy Wallace Robert Williams, Jr. David/Ann Yost
Capitol Hill's success in athletics can be attributed to great players and coaches and a great school support group. We also had the best all-around athletes of any school in Oklahoma history. In addition to the athletes mentioned as All Staters in more than one sport, we had many who probably should have been. Listed below are some who contributed immensely to Capitol Hill's success in more than one
Joe Bauman Marvin Best Ray Bond
Ron Brockway Chet Bryan
Wayne Craig Jimmy Davis James Dobson Earl Edwards Willie Edwards Bert Elliot
Bill Green Delmer Hardesty Ken Hicks
Gerald Hulsey Speed Jones Don King
Jess Ladd Richard Martin Berry Mashburn Joe McCrary Joe McNutt Alton Miller Jerry Morrow Royce Nelson Ken Pierce
Glen Plaster Ken Pryor
John Robertson George Shipley Keith Smith Jerry Snyder Dick Soergel Don Soergel
C B. Speegle, Ill Wayne Speegle Wes Stark
Jim Talkington Larry Taylor Don VanPool Dick Woods
1973 Mile Relay All State Team
Cross Country Track State Champions
Derald Smith 1949
Don Ladd 1950
Laddie Nethercutt 1954
Individual State Champions
Track & Field
David Daugherty Ross Nichols Ross Nichols Ross Nichols
Bill Waters Lonnie Dunkin J. W. Mashburn J. W. Mashburn J. W. Mashburn J. W. Mashburn J. W. Mashburn J. W. Mashburn Dick Woods
Ledge! Taylor Bob McKenzie Bob McKenzie Ron King
Frank Taylor Frank Taylor Frank Taylor Gerald Hulsey Larry Taylor
Bob Massey Wesley Wortham Wesley Wortham
High Hurdles Shot Putt
Low Hurdles Mile Relay
220 Yard Dash 440 Yard Dash 880 Relay
Mile Relay Discus
Pole Vault Discus
880 Relay Discus
100 Yard Dash 220 Yard Dash 880 Relay
440 Yard Dash Shot Putt
High Hurdles Low Hurdles High Jump State Decathlon Mile Relay
440 Yard Dash
1937 1937 1939 1939 1944 1948 1950 1950 1950 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1954 1954 1955 1955 1956 1957 1957 1957 1960 1960 1967 1967 1967 1967 1973 1973
All State Baseball Players
Joe Bauman Inf 1940
Claudius Barber Inf 1944
George Cox P 1946
Dick Heldenbrand C 1946
Allen Batson OF 1947
Jerry Snyder SS 1947
Tom Sturdivant 38 1948
Gene Sheets 3B 1949
Skipper Smith Inf 1949
Al Miller 3B 1950
Jack VanPool P 1950
Benny Rowland C 1951
Don Soergel 2B 1952
Dick Akers OF 1952
Bob Burr 18 1953
Buzzy Cleveland 3B 1953
Glen Plaster OF 1954
Willie Morse C 1954
Chuck Page P 1954
Don Dunn SS 1955
Ken Pierce OF 1956
Robert Hembree 2B 1957
Ray Bond C 1957
Ron Pinkerton P 1959
BobReeves OF 1959
Jerry Morrow C 1961
David Nemecek 1B 1961
George Manek P 1963
Ron Dobbs P 1965
Joe Groesbeck P 1966
Robert Toolate OF 1967
Bill Grissom P 1967
Clyde Armstrong P 1970
Don Swafford C 1971
Stan Koonce OF 1973
George Wright OF 1977
All State Basketball Players
Chet Bryan G 1935
Cliff Speegle F 1935
Ken Pryor G 1943
Bill Johnson F 1944
Bill Waters C 1944
Wayne Boles G 1945
Wayne Speegle F 1946
Keith Smith G 1947
Ralph James G 1948
Gene Sheets G 1949
Jack VanPool G 1950
Joe McCrary C 1950
Jerry Wallace F 1953
Hubert Reed C 1954
Dick Soergel F 1956
John Robertson C 1956
John Williams C 1967
Allen Dukes G 1969
Duwayne Trout C 1970
Winford Boynes F 1974
Steve Robinson F 1974
Euvaughn Jackson C 1987
Aaron Eaves F 1997
Cory Nowlin G 1997
Ted Alsup G 1998
All-State Football Players
Douglas Elam 1926
Ernie Webb 1926 Leroy Marshal! G 1947
Germaine Keller E 1928 Jim Pollick B 1948
Roy Barton 1929 Dennis Phelps B 1948
Herbert Ferrell T 1932 John Koch B 1949
Bernie Walcott QB 1932 Jack VanPool QB 1949
Bruce Long 1933 Jerry Jewell E 1949
Crusty Barton FB 1933 Jackie Brooks T 1950
Slats Wyrick 1933 Roy Randall 13 1950
Ralph Beaver 1933 Floyd Brown C 1951
Ralph Beaver 1934 Billy Davis G 1952
Bill Reynolds 1934 Tom Pearson E 1952
Cliff Speegle 1935 Benton Ladd T 1953
Paul Woodson B 1936 Chuck Page QB 1953
Paul Woodson B 1937 Darrell Wooley G 1954
Ed Hotchkiss 1937 Carl Slayton B 1954
Clovis Pierce 1937 Bob McKenzie E 1954
Tommy Moulton C 1938 Bobby Jobe B 1955
Altus Avery 1938 Calvin McLain C 1955
Tracy Henry 1938 James Dobson E 1956
Jim Tyree 1939 Wes Stark E 1957
Carlisle Pratt 1939 Ray Curtis B 1957
Son Riley 1940 David Patterson E 1957
Bill Rogers 1940 Bert Elliot G 1958
Richard Carpenter G 1942 C. B. Speegle, Ill QB 1959
Roy Lane B 1942 Larry Taylor T 1959
Bill Waters T 1943 Allen Dwight B 1960
J. 0. Thompson B 1944 Jim Whipple E 1961
Don VanPool E 1944 Mike Speegle B 1961
E. G. Stewart T 1945 Jim Nievar T 1962
Leonard Arnold E 1963
Duane Prince 1946 Chebon Dacon B 1964
Ronnie Jones QB 1965
Lindell Pearson B 1946 Jim Neugent E 1967
Leroy Marshall G 1946 Anthony Gaeddart T 1968
Jackie Ross C 1967
Coaches in the Oklahoma Hall of Fame
Alton Miller Football
C. B. Speegle Football
Don VanPool Basketball
John Pryor Baseball
Charles Murdock Track
Oklahoma Officials Hall of Fame
Daily Oklahoman All Time Great Players
Selected by Decade
Crusty Barton 1933 Benton Ladd 1953
Cliff Speegle 1934 Chuck Page 1953
JimTyree 1939 James Dobson 1956
Don VanPool 1944 Dick Soergel 1955
Lindell Pearson 1946 Chebon Dacon 1964
Jack VanPool 1949 Jackie Brooks 1950
Chet Bryan 1935 Wayne Boles 1945
Ken Pryor 1943 Hub Reed 1954
Bill Waters 1944 Dick Soergel 1956
Daily Oklahoman All Century Teams
Crusty Barton 1933 Bob Burr 1953
Allie Reynolds 1934 Don Demeter 1953
Cliff Speegle 1935 Chuck Page 1954
Elmer Humphreys 1949 Glen Plaster 1954
J. W. Mashburn 1951 Hub Reed 1954
Orville Moody 1952 Dick Soergel 1956
All City Football Coach of the Year
C. B. Speegle 1953 and 1961
Alton Miller, Jess Ladd, and Don VanPool, all Capitol Hill graduates, were Coaches of the Year at other schools.
CAPITOL HILL HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI
HALL OF FAME ASSOCIATION
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