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Induction Class of 1982

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Years
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ACHIEVMENTS

Lynn St. John

 

1892 - 1896

Lynn St. John

Although there were no organized sports in school, St. John made his mark on athletics in the state after graduation. He was hired as the first athletic director of Ohio State University in 1913 and held that position until 1947 when he retired.

He coached baseball at OSU from 1913-18 and basketball from 1913 - 20. He was instrumental in forming the Big 10 Conference and helped spearhead the drive to build Ohio Football Stadium. The first NCAA basketball tournament in 1939 was the direct result of his work. St. John's Arena at Ohio State University was named in his honor.



Alex Fultz, Jr.

 

1956 - 1959

ALEX FULTZ (January 17, 1940 - October 18, 1960)

He was a state Cross Country runner-up in 1956 and state cross country champion in 1957. He held the state mile record for one year. He set the school record of 4:20.5 for the mile, a record which still stands. He was at Ohio State University at the time of his death.



Wilfred Theis

 

1934 - 1944
1947 - 1954

WILFRED THEIS

He coached basketball, football and track from 1934 to 1944. He returned in 1947 and was at Monroe until 1954.

He took the basketball team to state in 1939 with a 22-4 record. In 1940 the team record was 14-4 followed in 1941 by a 17-1 record.



Tony Schultheiss

 

1936 - 1939

TONY SCHULTHEISS (July 14, 1918 - October 14, 1964)

He ran the low hurdles and the 880 relay and was an end on the football team. He was on the first team All Butler County in 1937 and 1938. He was also a member of the All Tournament Team



Ralph Pickelsimer

 

1939 - 1942

RALPH PICKELSIMER

He was a football tackle and ran track but basketball was his outstanding sport. He led the team in scoring both his junior and senior year. He was a member of the all league team.



Leonard Powell

 

1964 - 1967

LEONARD POWELL (July 13, 1946 - June 6, 1981)

He had a total of 1200 career basketball points. He was all league, all district and state honorable mention.



Steve Strinko

 

1968 - 1971

STEVE STRINKO

A standout student athlete Steve excelled in Football at Monroe High and was drafted into the National Football League in 1975.

He earned 2 Year Varsity honors in Basketball and 3Year Varsity honors in Football and Track.

Junior year Football honors earned First Team All MML Player.

Senior year Football honors earned Team MVP, First Team All MML Player, First Team Ohio All State Player, First Team All Ohio Offensive Tackle, Ohio North South All Star Game Player, Ohio North South All Star Game Defensive Most Valuable Player, Greater Cincinnati “Dinner of Champions” Hosted by Ara Parseghian Awarded Most Outstanding Male Amateur Athlete of Greater Cincinnati.

Steve was a tackle on the two consecutive Undefeated Football Seasons in Monroe History 1969 and 1970. He had a record setting 96 unassisted tackles his senior year. He was sought by Division I College Football programs from around the country and eventually accepted a full athletic scholarship from Bo Schembechler to play for the University of Michigan.

At Michigan he earned the “Bo Schembechler Award as Team MVP”, 1st Team All-Big Ten Player, UPI 2nd Team All-American Honors, Player in the East-West Shrine Game and the Hula Bowl All-Star Game. He recorded an amazing 136 tackles in 1974. His Football Teams from High School through College had an impressive Accumulative Record of 56-2-1.

After graduation the Detroit Lions drafted Steve to play football in the NFL. He is the only Hornet Football Player to ever play in the National Football League.

In 1982, Monroe High School retired his Football Jersey. His accolades are embedded in the History of Monroe Athletics and are an inspiration to all future athletes.



Dale Ridenour

 

1948 - 1952

DALE RIDENOUR

He was a teacher, coach from 1948 - 1957. In 1951 he took the baseball team to state. Ridenour was named Athletic Director in 1950. He helped form the Mid-Miami League in 1968. In 1948 there were four sports activities with four teams. In 1982 there were 16 activities with 40 teams.

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Induction Class of 2007


Varsity Basketball Team

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1941 - 1942

BASKETBALL TEAM 1941 - 42

The 1942 Boys Basketball Team Members –

Carl Lubberger, Bob Murphy, Gene Heller, Jim Heller, Harold McFeeters, Bill Lindsey, Ralph Pickelsimer, Bob Clear, Harold Back, Bill McGohan, Coach Wilfred Theis

The 1942 Basketball Team is the only “UNDEFEATED” team during regular season in the history of Monroe Basketball. This remarkable team achieved a record of 16-0 in league play in 1942 winning games against Hamilton Catholic, Roger Bacon and Dayton Stivers to name a few. The rivalry between Monroe and Middletown began with this team and continues today. The proud memories they left behind at Monroe High will undeniably remain in our hearts.



Scott Miltenberger

 

1965 - 1968

SCOTT MILTENBERGER

Varsity lettered in Track, Basketball and Football.

Scott excelled on the football field and his senior year he earned honors as Team Captain, 2 time Frisch’s Player of Week, Hornet Back of the Year, Armco Back of the Year, All Golden Triangle Team Player, All MML Player, Second Team SW Ohio District 15 Player.

Scott continued his football career at Michigan State University. In 2001, Scott earned honors as Ohio District 4 Division 1 Football Coach of the Year, Cincinnati Bengal’s High School Football Coach of the Week. In 2003, Scott Miltenberger was inducted into the Butler County Hall of Fame.



Jane Murphy

 

1976 - 1979

Jane Murphy

Varsity lettered in Volleyball, Basketball and Softball.

Jane excelled on the basketball court and her senior year she earned honors as Co-Captain, Team MVP, MML Player of the Year, Golden Triangle Player of the Year, Cincinnati Post Player of the Year, SW Ohio District 15 Player of the Year, AP Associated Press All State First Team Player, UPI United Press International All State First Team Player.

In 1979, Monroe High School retired her Basketball Jersey. She was named Hornet of the Year. Jane broke and set numerous basketball records in assists, steals, field goal percent, free throw percent. Many of these records were held for over twenty years. She scored an amazing 1045 points over her three years. To this date she maintains the record of scoring 52 points in a single game.

In 1999, Jane Murphy was inducted into the Butler County Hall of Fame.

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Induction Class of 2008


Steve Miltenberger

 

1966 - 1970

Steve Miltenberger

Sophomore year he earned Varsity letters in Football and Baseball.

Junior year he earned Varsity letter in Basketball and was Team Assist Leader, Averaged 13.6 points and 10.4 rebounds per game.
Varsity Football honors earned Team Most Outstanding Hornet Player Award and First Team All MML.
Earned Varsity letter in Golf.

Senior year he earned the Golf Scholastic Award.
Varsity Basketball honors earned Team Co-Captain, Team Assist Leader, Second Team All MML and he averaged 14.9 points and 10 rebounds per game.
Varsity Football honors earned Team Co-Captain, Most Outstanding Hornet Player Award and First Team All MML. He broke and set the Quarterback Completion % record that he held for many years.

He was a team member of the first Undefeated Football Season in Monroe History at 10-0 while maintaining a 13 game winning streak and they claimed the MML Championship. During his two years as Varsity Quarterback he threw for touchdowns in 19 of 20 games that he started and the team went 19-1.

Steve continued his Athletic career at Michigan State University where he played four years of Football and one year of Basketball.



Debbie Colliver

 

1977 - 1980

Debbie Colliver

Sophomore year she earned Varsity letters in Volleyball, Basketball and Softball.

Junior year she earned Co-Captain and Co-MVP honors in Varsity Volleyball and Softball.
Varsity Basketball honors earned Co-Captain, Team Rebound Leader and Most Rebounds in a single game with 21.

Senior year she earned MVP honors in Varsity Volleyball and Varsity Softball.
Varsity Basketball honors earned Most Rebounds in a Single Season, Team Co-Captain, Team MVP, Team Rebound Leader, Team Free Throw %, First Team MML Player, First Team SW Ohio District 15 Player, Golden Triangle Player of the Year, AP Associated Press All State Second Team Player, UPI United Press International All State Second Team Player.

In 1980, Monroe High School retired her Basketball Jersey. She was named Hornet of the Year. Debbie broke and set basketball records for free throw % and rebounds that were held over 20 years. To date her Single Season Rebound record still stands at 347 rebounds. She scored 803 points and an amazing 801 rebounds over her three years.

Debbie continued her Athletic career playing Basketball and Softball at the University of Toledo.



Stacey Williams

 

1989 - 1993

Stacey Williams

An all-around athlete, Stacey Williams participated in soccer, basketball, track, softball, and cross country.
Stacey’s soccer awards include Offensive Player of the Year Award, Most Valuable Player, First Team MML, Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches’ Association South First Team, Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches’ Association All-Area Team, and Third Team All-State. As a freshman, she broke the Single-Season Scoring Record with 28 goals. As a senior, and Team Captain, Stacey ended her soccer career with a total of 94 goals.

A 4-year Varsity basketball player, Stacey received the Most Improved Player Award as a sophomore. During her junior year, she earned Honorable Mention All-League and received the Golden Scholar Certificate from the Ohio Basketball Coaches’ Association. She was also awarded the Team Co-Defensive Player. As a senior, and Team Captain, Stacey was the team’s leading scorer, leading in FG% and steals. Stacey received Most Valuable Player, First Team MML and was recognized in District 15, Dayton Area, and Butler County. She was honored as an Associated Press All-Southwestern Player.

Stacey ended her track career with four school records in the 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 100 meter hurdles, and 300 meter hurdles. As a senior, her record of 15.7 seconds in the 100 meter hurdles was an MML Meet record. Stacey was also three time District and Regional qualifier.

Stacey received the Alex Fultz Award, the United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award, the Joe Nuxhall Foundation Award, and Hornet of the Year.

Stacey’s athletic career continued at Wilmington College. There, she participated in soccer, basketball, and track. A soccer standout, she was a three time First-Team NSCAA All-American. She ended her soccer career with a record setting 98 goals. Named the Ohio NCAA Woman of the Year, she was later nationally recognized as a Top Ten Finalist NCAA Woman of the Year.

In 2007, Stacey was inducted into the Wilmington College Athletic Hall of Fame.

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Induction Class of 2009


Jeff Epperson

 

1968-1971

Jeff Epperson

A standout student athlete Jeff excelled in Wrestling and Football at Monroe High.

Sophomore year he earned Varsity letters in Football and Wrestling.
Wrestling honors he earned Most Valuable Player, Most Pins Award, Fastest Pin18.5 seconds.

Junior year Wrestling honors he earned Most Valuable Player, Most Take Downs 40, Most Pins Award 20, Fastest Pin 40 seconds, Runner-up at District

Varsity Football honors he earned Most Improved Player, 2 yr pin.

Senior year Wrestling honors earned Most Valuable Player, Most Take Downs, Most Pins

Varsity Football honors he earned 3 yr pin.

Jeff was a tackle on two consecutive Undefeated Football Seasons in Monroe History 1969 and 1970. He was sought by Division I College Football programs from around the country and eventually accepted a scholarship from Woody Hayes to play for The Ohio State University. After his freshman year at OSU, he made the decision to transfer to Miami University where he could participate in both football and wrestling. At Miami he was a member of the team that won the Tangerine Bowl Game.

Wrestling was his passion and he pursued his wrestling career in A.A.U Freestyle Competition while at Miami winning numerous NCAA heavyweight tournaments ranking second in the nation. During his wrestling career Jeff earned over a 100 medals and trophies. In 1978 he was the second opponent out of 15,000 wrestlers to beat a brown bear named Victor in a match.

Jeff was a member of the New York Athletic Club and was the second alternate to the 1976 Olympic Wrestling Team. He was in hopes of earning a spot on the 1980 United States Olympic Wrestling Team but a severe knee injury ended his career.



Don Garver

 

1955-1959

Don “Chick” Garver

A natural athlete, Don Garver participated in football, basketball, baseball and track.

Freshman year he earned Varsity letter in Football.

Sophomore year he played JV Basketball and earned Varsity letters in Football and Track

Junior year he earned Varsity letters in Football, Basketball and Track.

Football honors he earned Most Outstanding Back.

Senior year he earned Varsity letters in Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track.

Football honors he earned MML All League, Co-Captain and Mr.

Touchdown Award.

Honored as a Natural Athlete.

During Dons’ athletic career at Monroe he excelled at track setting records in the 100 yd dash of 10.2 seconds that he held for over 20 years. He set a record in the 220 yd at a league meet.
As halfback for the football team he lead the team in scoring touchdowns with his sharp cutting and tricky change of speed on the field.

His teammates and coaches were captivated by his speed, vertical jump and natural athleticism!



Eugene “Gene” Rice

 

1965-1979

Eugene “Gene” Rice
Varsity Football Coach

Coach Rice is the most successful gridiron mentor in Monroe Football History. He built a football program that dominated the Mid-Miami League during his tenure at Monroe. He coached the hornets to their first MML League Championship in 1967.

Coach Rice instilled a winning attitude in all of his players and the Hornets went on to have two consecutive Undefeated Seasons going 10-0 in 1969 and 1970. The Hornets were ranked #14 in Ohio Big School Division in 1970. Coach Rice and the Hornets recorded a winning streak of 23 straight games during late 1968 to 1970 seasons and had 29 wins and only 1 loss over three seasons.

Coach Rice and the Hornets captured 5 MML Championships. He was honored as MML Coach of the Year 5 times and voted Outstanding Coach in Butler County in 1969 and 1970. The Monroe Chamber of Commerce named him Outstanding Citizen in 1970.

During his 15 years at Monroe he had a combined record of 98 wins, 47 losses, and four ties.

The caliber of his coaching skills resulted in many Hornet players receiving scholarships to play football at The Ohio State, Michigan, Miami Oh and Michigan State.

In 1988 the College Football Hall of Fame, Kings Island, Ohio placed a brick in Coach Rice’s honor in the Walk of Champions which honors outstanding High School Teams and Coaches throughout the United States.

Gene Rice received honors as a player during his high school years in football, basketball and baseball in Gloucester, Ohio. He was a graduate of the University of Dayton.



Joe Urso

 

1981-2000

Joe Urso
Varsity Baseball Coach

As Monroe Baseball Coach he had an astounding 301 victories the most by any coach in Monroe Baseball History. Joe was voted Coach of the Year when winning the league championships. He coached his teams to 6 MML championships in 1982, ’83, ’84, ’85, ’86 and’87.

Joe was instrumental in creating a baseball complex at the high school that was one of the finest baseball diamonds/facilities in all of Ohio. He put in long hours working the diamond and solicited the community to donate materials and funds needed to build a state of the art complex.

As a 1962 Hamilton Catholic graduate, Joe played football, basketball and baseball. As a player he earned All-Ohio honors in Baseball as a senior. He continued his baseball career as a player for Miami University. As a varsity baseball coach from 1971 to 1980 he guided the Hamilton Taft Tigers to 188 victories including a school record 34 in 1973.

Joe coached Varsity Baseball and Golf for 19 years while at Monroe. He also served as assistant basketball coach for 9 years. When the Monroe community talks of Hornet Baseball they talk of the man that built a successful program named Coach Joe Urso. He taught the boys the game of baseball and shared his passion for the game of baseball with all who had the privilege to be coached by him.

In 2005 Joe was inducted into the Butler County Sports Hall of Fame.

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Induction Class of 2010


Dave Marshall

 

1974-1977

Dave Marshall

Earned Varsity letters in Football, Wrestling and Track & Field.
Dave excelled in Football and his senior year he earned Co-Captain, Armco Most Outstanding Football Player of the Year, Hornets Most Unassisted Tackles with 68, Hornets Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman of Year, McDonalds Most Outstanding Player of Year, Hornet of the Year Runner Up, MML All Star Team at Middle Linebacker, First Team MML Player at Offensive Tackle, First Team Dayton Journal Herald All Star Player at Offensive Tackle, First Team Golden Triangle Player at Offensive Tackle, First Team Southwestern Ohio District 15 Player, High School All American.

Standing at 6’5”, David was a force to be reckoned with on the football field. He was a starter on both sides of the ball at Offensive Tackle and Defensive Tackle dominating the opponents. David was recruited by numerous NCAA Division I programs throughout the country. He accepted a Full Football Athletic Scholarship and continued his football career at Southern Methodist University. He was a 4-year starter for SMU receiving numerous honors; and as a senior, he received the coveted Mike Kelsey Award that is presented to the athlete who displays the attitude, hustle and desire exemplary of the late Mike Kelsey.



Peggy Miller

 

1975-1978

Peggy Miller

Earned Varsity letters in Volleyball, Basketball and Softball.
Peggy excelled in all three sports and her senior year she earned Co-Captain, MVP in Volleyball. Softball honors she earned Co-Captain, Co-MVP, Most RBI, Most Homeruns and Butler County All Star Team Player. Basketball honors she earned Co-Captain, Co- MVP, First Team MML Player, Cincinnati Post Second Team Player and Golden Triangle Honorable Mention Player.

In 1978 Peggy was named Hornet of the Year. Her overhead attack serve technique in Volleyball stunned her opponents. She helped lead the 1978 Softball and Basketball teams to MML Championships. She had an amazing .529 batting average in softball and set a new school record in points scored in a single basketball game with 37. Over her three-year career she scored 563 points in basketball. Her natural athleticism allowed her to break and set numerous records in all three sports. Peggy continued her Athletic career playing Basketball and Softball at Wilmington College.



Kurt Sarringhaus

 

1966-1969

Kurt Sarringhaus

Earned Varsity letters in Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track.
Kurt excelled in Basketball, Track and Football and as a standout running back he helped lead the 1967 Football team to MML Championship.

His senior year in Track he was a MML Champion in the long jump and set a school record of 21’11 ¾”.

Basketball honors he earned Co-Captain, Leading Scorer, Assist Leader, Most Outstanding Player, First Team MML Player, First Team All District Player and Third Team Southwest Ohio Player.
Football honors he earned Co-Captain, Hornet Outstanding Offensive Back, Hornet Most Valuable All Around Player, Butler County Leading Scorer, First Team MML Running Back/Defensive Back, First Team All District Running Back/Defensive Back, First Team Southwest Ohio Player, AP Associated Press All State Ohio Third Team Player.

In 1969 Kurt was named Hornet of the Year. His speed and stamina on the turf made him the object of intense recruiting by Ohio State, Michigan, Ohio University, Penn State; and he accepted a full athletic scholarship to play football at Ohio University. His athletic career came to an abrupt end his freshman year due to a severe knee injury.

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Induction Class of 2011


Derek Fletcher

 

1982-1986

Derek Fletcher

A standout student athlete Derek excelled in the classroom earning him Class Valedictorian honor and in Swimming at Monroe High. He set numerous swim team records. He earned Team MVP Award and numerous MML and Southwest District honors. With his natural speed in the water he still maintains several records after 25 years. 50 Yd Freestyle with a time of 21.82 Seconds, 100 Yd Freestyle with a time of 47.59 Seconds and the 200 Yd Freestyle with a time of 1Min & 44.8 Seconds.

Derek received the Alex Fultz Award as a senior at Monroe High. He continued his swimming career at the Air Force Academy earning him numerous awards.



Bob Helsinger

 

1951-1955

Bob “Hoppy” Helsinger

Varsity lettered in Football, Basketball and Baseball.

Football honors he earned Team Co-Captain and All League.
Basketball honors he earned Team Co-Captain, Most Assist Award, Most Steals Award, Best Free Throw Percentage Award, First Team All League and Second Team District Tournament. Team Co-Champs of Little Six League.

Bob excelled on the Baseball diamond. He maintained an impressive .350 Batting Average over his four years of play. Baseball honors he earned Most Hits Award, Most Stolen Bases Award, First Team All League and a member of the District All Star Team.

Bob turned down minor league offers from the Reds, Dodgers and Phillies to accept an athletic scholarship to play baseball at Miami University where he received numerous awards.



Patricia Tannreuther-Ball

 

1972-1975

Patricia Tannreuther-Ball

Varsity lettered in Track & Field and Swimming.

A standout student athlete Pat excelled in Track & Field at Monroe High. She was the first female athlete at Monroe to compete in State competition.

Her senior year she earned honors as League Champion in Shot Put, League Champion in Discus, League Champion in the 100 Yard Dash, League Champion High Jump and League Champion on the 400 Yard Relay Team. In State competition she placed Third in Shot Put and Seventh in Discus. She was named Hornet of the Year.

During her athletic career at Monroe, Pat set numerous records in Discus which she held for over twenty years. In Shot Put, she still maintains the record at a distance of 37’11.5”.



Dan Wells

 

1972-1975

Dan Wells

Varsity lettered in Football and Track & Field. He set and broke numerous records in Shot Put with a toss of 54’11.5” and a Discus throw of 154’11.5. He was League Champion in both the Shot Put and Discus his junior year. In his senior year, he was League Champion and State competition qualifier in the Shot Put. He earned the team award of Most Valuable Field Man both his junior and senior years. Dan’s school record in the Shot Put has remained unbroken since 1975 with the toss of 54’11.5”.

Dan excelled in Football at Monroe High as an Offensive Guard with a blocking efficiency graded at 83%. He earned honors as team Co-Captain, Offensive Lineman of the Year, MML First Team, Golden Triangle First Team, Dayton Area All Stars First Team, Southwest Ohio First Team, AP Associated Press All State Second Team, UPI United Press International All State Second Team, Armco Athletic Award, National Varsity Club Most Improved Award and All State Football Team Class AAA honors.

Dan was named Hornet of the Year and was invited to play in the All Ohio All Star North-South Game. He was recruited by numerous NCAA Division I programs throughout the country and accepted a full athletic scholarship to play football at Marshall University.

During his career at Marshall, Dan was the University’s first full four year starter having played every offensive snap for 44 straight ball games. His senior year he was awarded the Teams MVP. This was a testament of his overall toughness and durability. He also was All Conference in Track & Field at Marshall earning two letters throwing the Shot Put and Discus.

In 2011 Dan was inducted into the Marshall University Athletic Hall of Fame.

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Induction Class of 2014

 

1971-1974

Greg McIntosh

He was a 3 year starter for the Football team from 1968-1970. During those 3 years the team had a record of 29-1.

As a Junior he was All MML Honorable Mention.

As a Senior he was voted the Team’s Most Outstanding Offensive Back, Co-MVP, and 1st Team All MML and 1st Team All Southwestern Ohio. During his Senior season he broke the MML Scoring Record and the Butler County Scoring Record with 18 touchdowns and 8 two point conversions.

Tom continued his Football career at Notre Dame, where he was a member of the 1973 National Championship Team.


 

1968-1971

Tom Bake

Earned 8 Varsity letters in 3 sports.

As a Sophomore he lead the Baseball team in hitting with a .423 batting average and the team won the MML Championship. As a Junior he was All MML Honorable Mention in Football and 2nd Team All MML in Basketball.

His Senior year he was Co-Leading Tackler on the Football team as well as Defensive Lineman of the Year, Team MVP, 1st Team All MML and 1st Team Journal-News All Golden Triangle. Also as a Senior he lead the Basketball team in Rebounding, was the team MVP and 2nd Team All MML. He topped off his Senior year being named "Hornet of the Year".

Greg continued his Football career at Indiana University where he was a 3 year starter.

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Induction Class of 2015

 

2001-2005

Seth Darrell

Seth was one of the greatest distance runners in the history of Monroe High School. He excelled in both Cross Country and Track. In Cross Country he was the schools Most Valuable Runner his sophomore, Junior, and Senior Years.

1st Team All MML all 4 years of High School.

3 time District Champion and lead the team to a District Title his Senior Year.

4 time Regional Qualifier, finishing Runner Up his Junior Year and 3rd Place his Senior Year.

3 time State Qualifier, finishing 10th as a Junior, and 9th as a Senior. 1st Team All Ohio as a Junior and Senior.

In Track he was the schools Most Outstanding Runner his Sophomore, and Senior Years.

He was MML Champion in the 3200 Meters his Sophomore Year.

3 time District Champion, Regional Qualifier, First Team All-Region and State Qualifier in the 3200 Meters.

1st Team All Ohio as a Senior, finishing in 5th Place in the 3200 Meter Run. He currently holds the school record for the 3200 Meter Run and also as part of the 3200 Meter Relay.

Seth went on to run Cross Country at University of the Cumberlands where he was All Mid-South Conference and an NAIA National Qualifier 3 times.


 

1984-1987

Rick Griffis

Rick was Hornet of the Year in 1987 and an all-around athlete, but he excelled most in Soccer and Basketball.

In Soccer he was the schools Most Valuable Player his Junior and Senior Years.

As a Sophomore he was 2nd Team All MML.

His Junior year he was 1st Team All MML.

As a Senior he was 1st Team All MML. He broke the school record for goals in a season and set the school record for goals in a career, finishing 2nd in scoring in Southwest Ohio.

In Basketball he currently ranks 13th on the All Time Scoring List at Monroe with 695 Varsity points.

His Senior Year he was Team MVP, 1st Team All MML, 1st Team All-Area, and a District 15 All Star.

Rick continued his athletic career at Wittenberg, where he played Soccer.


 

1968-1971

David Hughes

David was a 3 sport standout earning 9 Varsity Letters during his time at Monroe High School.

He was twice named Honorable Mention All MML in Football and played on the undefeated teams of 1969 and 1970 as a Halfback, Defensive Back, Kick Returner and Punter.

In Track he was part of a school record holder 880 yard relay team. He was also selected to the 4 man relay team that participated in the Centerville Elks Relays, finishing 1st place in 1970 and 2nd place in 1971.

But, what David is most known for is his Swimming. He was a Member of the 1st ever Swim Team at Monroe High School in 1969 and was also the 1st ever Monroe Swimmer to qualify for State that same year.

He was named the Team's Most Valuable Swimmer 3 times.

As a Sophomore he finished 2nd in the District and was a State Qualifier in the 50 Yard Freestyle, and 3rd in the Distict in the 100 Yard Butterfly.

As a Junior he was 3rd in the District in the 100 Yard Butterfly and 5th in the 50 Yard Freestyle.

His Senior year he finished 2nd in the Sectional in the 50 Yard Freestyle.

At the time of his Graduation he held 8 of the 10 school records in Swimming.


 

1996-2000

Stacy (Wells) Plunkett

Stacy was a tremendous athlete in both Soccer and Basketball.

She was a 4 year starter in Soccer and lead the team in scoring her Freshman and Sophomore years. She was the teams Co-Offensive Player of the Year as a Junior and Co-MVP as a Senior.

1st Team All MML all 4 years.

3 time member of the All South Sectional Team, including Offensive Player of the Year as a Freshman.

She was also a Miami Valley All Star her Senior Year.

In Basketball she was a 3 1/2 year Starter and played on the 1999-2000 MML Championship team.

She was team MVP her Junior Year and Defensive Player of the Year her Senior Year.

She capped off her Senior Year being named Lady Hornet of the Year.

Stacy went on to play Soccer at the collegiate level, where she was a 4 year starter at Marshall University.

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