Class of 1988

Don Cohara

  • Graduation Class of 1951
  • Participated in:  Football: Halfback / Quarterback/ Defensive Back (3 letters)
    • Press Star:  Sophomore & Junior Year
  • Basketball:  Guard / Forward / Center (3 letters)
    • County Champs 1950 & 51
  •  Baseball: Pitcher (4 letters)
    • County Co-Champs 1951
  • Track & Field: (4 letters)
    • Class “B” State Champion in Track
    • 220 low hurdles (1949)
    • 120 high hurdles (1950)
    • 120 high hurdles & 220 low hurdles (1951)
    • Named the Outstanding “Class B” track athlete in Ohio (1951)
    • Holds school record in 220 low hurdles (25.6 seconds)
    • Held school record in 120 high hurdles (15.1 second)
    • Class “B” State Team Champions (1948)
  • Awarded the IHS Babe Ruth Award in 1951

 

Len Fertig

  • Graduation Class of 1930
  • Participated in Football: Fullback / Punter / Passer
    • School Record Holder
    • County Highest Scorer
    • Member of the first IHS County championship team (Football – 1929)
  • Basketball
  • Baseball: Pitcher
  • Track & Field: Pole Vault / Shot / Discus / Distance Running   
  • Played college football at Miami University

 

Elmer Gerding

  • Graduation Class of 1938
  • Participated in Football:
    • Left End on 1937 County Championship team
  • Basketball:
    • Member of (3) County Championship teams (1936-1938)
  • Baseball
  • Track & Field:
    • Anchor man on State Championship Mile Relay team

 

Allen Hamburg

  • Graduation Class of 1927
  • Participated in Football:  Fullback
    • 1st County Championship – Football (1929)
  • Basketball:  Guard
  • Baseball
  • Track & Field

 

Walter Klevay

  • Graduation Class of 1948
  • Participated in:  Football: Halfback / Quarterback/ Defensive Back (4 letters)
    • School Record holder
  • Basketball:  Guard
  • Baseball
  • Track & Field: (4 letters)
    • Class “B” State Champion in Track
    • 100 yard dash (1947 & 1948)
    • 220 yard dash (1946, 1947 & 1948)
    • Named the Outstanding “Class B” track athlete in Ohio (1948)
    • Holds school record in 100 yard dash (9.9 seconds)
    • Holds school record in 220 yard dash (21.6 seconds)
    • Class “B” State Team Champions (1948)
  • Played Football at Ohio State University

 

Joseph Koral

  • Graduation Class of 1933
  • Participated in Football:  Offensive & Defensive End
    • All County Offensive & Defensive End
  • Basketball:  Center
  • Baseball:  Pitcher
    • Reached 1932 State Championship game (Runners-up)
  • Went on to play Professional Baseball – Portsmouth Pirates

 

John O’Brien

  • Graduation Class of 1972
  • Participated in Wrestling:
    • Cuyahoga Conference Champion (1971)
    • Sectional & Regional Champion (1971)
    • State Champion (1971)
  • Honorable Mention All-American at Kent State University (1976)

 

Dan Potopsky

  • Graduation Class of 1952
  • Participated in Football:  Wingback (3 letter)
    • Scored (5) touchdowns in one game
  • Basketball: Center (3 letters)
    • Held School Record for most career points
    • Holds School Record for single season points (560)
    • Held School Record for single game most points (39)
    • All Conference & All Scholastic 1st team
    • All Ohio recognition (1952)
  • Baseball:  Pitcher & 1st base
  • Track & Field:
    • District Champion (120 high hurdles & 180 low hurdles)
    • All-Ohio recognition (1952)
  • Awarded the IHS Babe Ruth Award
  • Basketball star at Kent State University and is in their Athletic Hall of Fame

 

Stanley Skoczen Sr.

  • Graduation Class of 1939
  • Participated in Football:  Fullback & Linebacker (4 letters)
    • 1st Team All County (1938)
    • Team Captain (1938)
  • Basketball: Center & Forward (3 letters)
    • 1st Team All County (1939)
    • Team Captain (1939)
    • Held School Record for most single season points (325)
    • Held School Record for single game most points (25)
  • Baseball: Pitcher (4 letters)
    • 1st Team All County (1939)
    • Team Captain (1939)
  • Track & Field: Pole Vault, Discus, Hurdles, Relays (3 letters)
    • Held School Record in Pole Vault (10’9”)
    • Held School Record in Discus (127’6’)
  • Earned 14 Varsity Letters
  • One of two athletes to be 1st team All-Conference in 3 Sports in the same School Year
  • Valedictorian of the 1939 graduating class
  • Full Athletic Scholarship (Football) to Western Reserve University (4 year letter winner)
  • Played Professional Football (one season) with Cleveland Rams

Greg Spann

  • Graduation Class of 1974
  • Participated in Football: Tight End / Linebacker (3 letters)
    • 1st Team All-Conference (1972 & 1973)
    • Cuyahoga Conference MVP (1973)
    • All Scholastic (1973)
    • Honorable Mention All Ohio
  • Basketball: Forward & Center (3 letters)
    • 1st Team All-Conference (1972 & 1973)
    • Cuyahoga Conference MVP (1973)
    • All Scholastic (1974)
    • Honorable Mention All Ohio
    • Cuyahoga Conference Team Champions (1973)
  • Baseball: Pitcher & Outfielder (4 letters)
    • Cuyahoga Conference Team Champions (1973)
  • Track & Field: (Shot Put & Discus) (2 letters)
  • Awarded the IHS Babe Ruth Award