Track & Field

Gale Tyndall

2018
Custer High School - Inductee

Baseball, Basketball, Track & Field

Gale Tyndall is a 1955 graduate of Custer High School where he excelled in track, basketball and baseball. He was an honorable mention All-State selection in basketball in 1955. In baseball, Tyndall could pitch with both hands, and he only lost two games in his high school career. The Detroit Tigers took notice, and the Major League franchise signed him. He played in the club's minor leagues for t ...Read More...

Wally Schafer

2018
Ludington High School - Inductee

Cross Country, Track & Field

Wally Schafer is a 1957 graduate of Ludington High School where he set the state record in the mile run in 1956 with a time of 4:37.04. He was the state runner-up the following spring despite losing a shoe on the first lap. He earned four varsity letters and was the Orioles' track captain his senior year while also being named the All-Around Senior. He went to the University of Michigan on a track ...Read More...

Amanda Stowe

2017
Ludington High School - Inductee

Basketball, Track & Field, Volleyball

Amanda Stowe had one of the greatest basketball careers for anyone from Mason County. The 1997 Ludington High School graduate was the runner up for Miss Basketball her senior year and chosen for All State three times by the Associated Press. She was also chosen for All State her junior and senior years from the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News. She finished her career with 2,160 points and ...Read More...

Dick Daron

2017
Ludington High School - Inductee

Football, Track & Field

Dick Daron used a standout track and field career at Ludington High School to earn a scholarship at Central Michigan University shortly before World War II. His high school career included earning the 1939 state championship during his junior year of high school in the 440-yard run with a time of 53.0 seconds. His quarter-mile record for the school stood for 20 years. He captained the Orioles f ...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...

Jerry McCormick

2017
Mason County Eastern - Inductee

Baseball, Basketball, Drag Racing, Fast-Pitch Softball, Track & Field

Jerry McCormick's athletic career zoomed to life following his graduation from Mason County Eastern in 1964. McCormick was a three-sport athlete for the Cardinals in track, baseball and basketball. He lettered in each of the sports, and at one point, McCormick owned the 100-meter dash record. He also was named honorable mention all-state in boys basketball twice. His exploits earned him the Mas ...Read More...

Jordan Goodman

2017
Mason County Eastern - HS Honoree

Basketball, Cross Country, Track & Field

Two time state champ in 100 meter dash. State record holder in 100 meter dash. County record in 400 meter dash. Qualified in 4 events at state track meet 2017. 3x class D all state in cross country. Participates in student council, SADD, Homecoming queen. Jordan will be attending Aquinas College to continue running. ...Read More...

Lauren Biggs

2017
Ludington High School - HS Honoree

Cross Country, Track & Field

State runner up in 800 Jr year, state champ in 800 Sr year. Conference champ in track 6 times and conference champ cross country 3 times. 4.213 gpa Alpha grad,National Honor Society, student council, and plays in the band. Lauren will be attending U.S. Military Academy at West Point to continue running. ...Read More...

Leanna (Wolf) Geers

2017
Mason County Central - Inductee

Cross Country, Track & Field

Leanna (Wolf) Geers shined brightly on the track and the cross country courses for Mason County Central and Ferris State University. Geers graduated from MCC in 2002 and owned four school records (400-meter, 800, 3,200 relay and 1,600 relay) with multiple West Michigan Conference championships in the 400 and 800 runs with the 1,600 and 3,200 relays. She was awarded the female Senior Sportsmansh ...Read More...

Jenny (Irwin) Every

2016
Mason County Central - Inductee

Track & Field

Jenny (Irwin) Every set several Ferris State University track records after an outstanding high school career at Mason County Central. At MCC, she qualified for the state meet four times running in the 800-meter and 1,600 as well as the 1,600 and 3,200 relays. Irwin set six Ferris State records and made appearances three consecutive years at the NCAA Division II meet, was named the 2006 GLIAC Most ...Read More...