Wrestling

Jeff Henry

2019
Mason County Central - Inductee

Wrestling

Jeff Henry Jeff Henry is a 1977 graduate of Mason County Central, and he is Mason County's first ever state champion in the sport of wrestling. Henry won the title at 138 pounds with an undefeated record of 32-0 during his senior year. Henry was a four-time state tournament qualifier — a first for a Mason County wrestler — and he was the state runner-up in 1976 at 132 pounds with a 32-1 rec ...Read More...

Jacob Shoop

2017
Mason County Central - HS Honoree

Cross Country, Track & Field, Wrestling

Qualified all four years at the state meet in cross country. All conference champ Jr and Sr year in wrestling. Won 3rd place at state Jr year and state champ Sr year in wrestling. 3.57 gpa, National Honor Society, Gold recipient H.G. Bacon award, MHSAA Scholar athlete award recipient. Active in 4-H and St. Mary's church. Jacob will be attending Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa to continue w ...Read More...

Spencer Knizacky

2016
Mason County Central - HS Honoree

Baseball, Football, Wrestling

The 2015-16 Mason County Sports Hall of Fame Male Student-Athlete of the Year is Mason County Central's Spencer Knizacky. He competed all four of his high school years on the wrestling and baseball teams and for three seasons on the varsity football team. He is a two-time West Michigan Conference, district and regional champion in wrestling and he placed three years at the state meet, including ...Read More...

Greg Melchert

2015
Mason County Central - Inductee

Baseball, Fast-Pitch Softball, Football, Wrestling

Greg Melchert was an outstanding baseball and football player as well as wrestler at Mason County Central, and he found his greatest success in baseball. He played at Western Michigan and went on to pitch in the Detroit Tigers farm system for Lakeland and Utica. He was an All-State special mention in baseball. He was a three-time state qualifier in wrestling, finishing fourth as an individual and ...Read More...

Nick Allen

2011
Mason County Central - HS Honoree

Baseball, Cross Country, Wrestling

Nick Allen, of Mason County Central, lettered four times in cross country and wrestling and three times in baseball, and was named Mason County Central’s Senior Male Athlete of the Year. In wrestling, Nick earned All West Michigan Conference honors, as well as all-district, all-area, and all-state honors and served as the Spartan’s team captain. He set a school record with 56 victories in t ...Read More...

Jim Schulte

2008
Mason County Central - Inductee

Baseball, Coach, Football, Track & Field, Wrestling

Jim Schulte got his first taste of organized athletics playing junior high football for the Scottville Blues under Coach Jim Lemire. At Mason County Central from 1966 to 1969, Schulte played two years of basketball, participated in track and field for four years, football for four years and wrestling for two years. “Football was my sport,” said Schulte, who played for Barry Aspenleiter, Sam Or ...Read More...