North Side High School announces 2016 class for athletic Hall of Fame

| June 18, 2016
Erique Early

Erique Early

Erique, Gralan Early among those honored

Courtesy of the North Side High School Alumni Association

FORT WAYNE—The North Side High School Athletic Hall of Fame award recognizes and honors outstanding achievements of athletes, coaches, and others who have made significant contributions to the athletic program and have been instrumental in promoting the growth of athletics at North Side High School.

In 2015 we honored the first 23 North Side Hall of Fame inductees.  On Aug. 27, we will add 10 more names to the list.  These former Redskin greats will be introduced at the football game against Dwenger on Aug. 26.  The next morning, the North Side High School Alumni Association will hold a breakfast in honor of the new honorees as well as previous inductees and their guests.

Following the breakfast, the Hall of Fame class of 2016 will be formally inducted in the school auditorium. The include:

• Don Kemp, 1939—Cross Country,  track, and coach

• Jim Hinga, 1942—Football, Basketball, Track, and coach

• Pete Lundell, 1957—Football, Basketball, and Track

• Tom Seifert, 1958—Football and Track

• Jim Hallenbeck, 1966—Track

• Steve Heiniger, 1970—Basketball

• Nan Didier Bull, 1982—Gymnastics

• Erique Early, 1991—Wrestling

• Gralan Early, 2003—Wrestling and Cross Country

• Dale Doerffler, 1980—Present  Football Coach and Athletic Director

Anyone wishing to attend the breakfast and ceremony can contact the Alumni Association office at (260) 471-4499 or e-mail at nshsaa@gmail.com.  Cost for the breakfast is $15.

For more information, you can contact Alumni Association president Michael Morris at (260) 471-4499 or email us at nshsaa@gmail.com for more details on the Hall of Fame Weekend and how alumni and others can participate.

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