The West Liberty-Salem Athletic Hall of Fame Proudly Announces the 2018 Induction Class:
Inducted 2018 as an Athlete: Haleigh was a 2009 graduate earning 8 varsity letters in basketball and softball. As a freshman, she started on the varsity basketball team averaging 11.4 points per game, and was named OHC Honorable Mention and helped the team finish Co-OHC Champions. In softball her freshman year, she had a batting average of .421, and was named to the First Team All-OHC. The softball team won the League, Sectional, and District Titles.
Inducted 2018 as a contributor:
Louise is a 1966 graduate of Triad High School. She then went on to get her Bachelors of Teaching Health and Physical Educations from Ohio Northern University and a Masters in Education from Wright State University. Louise was hired at West Liberty-Salem in 1970 to teach High School Physical Education and Health for girls only. Over the years at West Liberty-Salem, she taught high school, middle school, and elementary physical education classes.
Team Members: Butch Sower, Jeff Parker, Ken Day, Mark Plank, Bruce Hooley, Corey Frost, Scott Bacher, and Coach Ken Lehman
The team had a record of 138-2 and a meet record of 14-2. This team’s main goal was to defend their state title that they had won the previous year (1976) when they had gone undefeated as a team.
The inductees will be honored Friday night Feb 9th before the varsity boys basketball game vs. West Jefferson. There will be a social gathering after the game for the community to gather and enjoy refreshments with the inductees. The formal induction banquet is Saturday night, Feb 10th at 5:30 at the Urbana Christian Conference Center.
Tickets are $30.00 per ticket that includes a fine catered meal served by WLS students. West Liberty-Salem alumn and former Wittenberg head basketball coach, Bill Brown will be the main speaker. Tickets must be purchased by Feb 6th and can be purchased from the school office, or at either Civista Bank location in West Liberty or Urbana. You may call the WLS athletic office (937)465-1149 for more information.