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Paso Robles High School Athletics Hall of Fame

Paul Hahn
Class of 1972
Inducted October 2015
First Freshman at PRHS to earn a league golf title and qualify for CIF
All-league for 4 years
MVP in 1970
Undefeated in 1972
San Jose State
Placed 18th in NCAA Championships
Juannetta Perkins
Volleyball  Basketball, Track
(Triple Jump, Long Jump & High Jump)
Class of 1989
Inducted October 2015
PRHS Co-Athlete of the Year
All-league in Volleyball & Basketball
League champion  in triple jump, high jump & long jump
Led team to championship all 4 years
Alabama A&M
Basketball & Volleyball
Athlete of the Year in 1994
Dugan Kelly
Rodeo Team Roper
Class of 1996
Inducted October 2015
1996 National High School Rodeo Champion Team Roper
Cal Poly
Qualified for National College Rodeo Finals as a Freshman
US Team Roping Open Championship in 2001
USA Gold Medalist in 2002
George  Strait Team Roping Champion in 2013
Won 14 professional rodeo championships
Brett Collins
Football & Track
Class of 1999
Inducted October 2015

Team Captain of 1998 CIF Championship
Football team
League MVP
CIF First Team running back
Second Team All American
Two-time league champion in track in the 100M
Sacramento State
Played football all 4 years
Nominated to play in the California Shrine All-Star Game
Sam Genzone
Football - Wrestling
Class of 1993 
Inducted 2011
Three year Varsity Letterman
Two Year League Champion
Two year CIF Finalist & 
Qualified for the CIF Masters in Wrestling
Two years All-League and All CIF
Cal Poly Football Scholarship
All Conference
Justin Boyes
Class of 2001
Inducted 2011
CIF Division III Swimming champion
Three league championships
All American - 100 Yard Butterfly
Six Individual CIF titles and five Relay CIF titles
Three time "Swimmer of the Meet"
Five Individual LPAL Titles
Six Relay titles
Four time LPAL Swimmer
Holds School Record in six different events
 Louisiana State University Swimming Scholarship
Tiffany Goudy 
Volleyball - Softball
Class of 1998
Inducted 2010 
All County ('97) and All League in Volleyball
Four-year Varsity Player
County & Los Padres League Player of the Year ('98)
All League, All County & All-CIF in '96, '97 & '98
Led the Bearcats to the semifinals in Softball '98
after pitching all 21 innings and winning the longest PRHS softball game in history
Female Athlete of the Year 1998
University of Colorado (All WAC '99)
San Diego State University
(All Mountain West Conference Outfielder and all West Region Second Team Selection in 2002)
Don Parish
Football - Baseball - Basketball
Class of 1966  
Inducted  2010
Three Year Varsity Starter in Baseball & Basketball
All League in both sports as a Senior
Three-year Varsity football player, running back
Only Bearcat to play in the North-South Shrine Football game in 1965.
Stanford University 4 year linebacker
Received the "Pop Warner" Award All Pacific 8 First Team
Voted to the First All-American Team ('69)
Stanford University
Member of Stanford's Hall of Fame
Drafted in the 4th round by the ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Started as a rookie in 1970
Clark Smith 
.Track (Shot put & Discus)
Class of  1931  
Inducted  2010
Competed in four varsity sports 1927-1931
Four year Varsity Track Letterman
Took first in the shot put & discus in every Varsity meet as a  sophomore
First PRHS athlete to place at the CIF Track Finals
As a junior, he took first place in the discus in the CIF Finals held at the LA Coliseum
As a senior, in addition to improving his own school records he placed first in the CIF Finals in the discus and second in shot put.  He took a second in both at the State Meet.
University of San Francisco
Won the USF Pentathlon in his sophomore year
James Brown 
Baseball, Basketball, & Football
Class of 1954 
Inducted 2008 
Earned seven Varsity Letters in Baseball (3), Basketball (2) and Football (2) 
Played on the only Bearcats CIF Baseball Championship team as a right fielder.
Starting guard on the Basketball team for two years.
Won a league championship in 1954.
Was also a starter on two CIF Championship Football teams in 1952 & 1953
As a senior was the starting quarterback 
and the only quarterback under Coach Roy Thomas to call his own plays
Hartnell & Monterey Junior Colleges
"Bud" Journey
Football, Basketball & Baseball.
Class of  1960  
Inducted September 2007 
All League Football running back and linebacker
Three years all-league Basketball starter
Football and Baseball MVP in 1960
1960 PRHS Athlete of the Year 
Sierra College
Football & Baseball
UC Davis
Voted Most Valuable Player
Larry Moore
Football & Baseball
Bearcat Booster President
Class of 1950
Inducted September 2007
Three year Varsity Letterman
Three Football League championships and Team Captain in 1949
Two Varsity Letters in Baseball
Co-founded the Bearcat Boosters Club in 1965
Three time Booster President
Lifelong supporter of Bearcat Athletics
Recognized by the City of Paso Robles as 
Roblan of the Year in 1999
Sarah Larson
Volleyball, Basketball, Softball & Track
Class of 1996
Inducted September 2007
Four-year All League Volleyball player, Team MVP and Captain in 1994 & 1995
Earned CIF Player of the Year honors in 1995
CIF Champion
Earned Varsity letters in basketball (3), Softball (2) & Track (2)
PRHS Co-Athlete of the Year in 1996
Wichita State University
Volleyball four-year starter & captain in 2007
Bill Sonne
 Football & Baseball
Class of 1952
Inducted November 2006

Three-year Football & Baseball stand out

All-Conference Football tackle & kicker
Baseball pitcher 
Led PRHS to the CIF Championships in 1952
Undefeated on the mound & pitched a no-hitter.  
First team CIF pitcher
Played Chicago & Pittsburgh professional baseball organizations
Sherri Buchanan
Volleyball & Softball
Class of 1992
Inducted 2005
 Earned six Varsity Letters in Volleyball (4) and
Softball (2)
All League in 1990
Team and League MVP in 1991
SLO Player of the year
All CIF selection
Athletic scholarship to Oregon State University
Earned Academic All-Conference Honors in 1992 & 1991
Voted Most Instrumental Player in 1993
Cathy Arias
Tennis, Basketball & Softball
Class of 1982
Inducted November 2005 
Earned twelve Varsity Letters in Tennis, Basketball & Softball
All-League Tennis Singles Champion in 1981 & 1982
Basketball team advanced to the CIF Quarterfinals
Four-year basketball starter
Team & League MVP in 1981
First Team All-League in 1981 & 1982
UC Davis
Graduated with a JD in 1989
Gary Twisselman 
Football & Track
Class of 1956
Inducted October 2004 
Earned three Varsity Letters in both football & track
 1953 CIF Championship football team
All-League football tackle in 1954
Named Most Outstanding Player in SLO County League in 1955
CIF First Team & Honorable Mention All-American
Played in North-South Shrine Football All Star Game in 1956
Bakersfield LC
Named All Southern California Metropolitan Conference First Team Guard
Junior College All-American in 1957
Shrine Potato Bowl Champion in 1957
 Stuart Ross
Football, Basketball & Baseball
Class of 1956
Inducted October 2004 
Earned Varsity Letters in Football, Basketball & Baseball
All League recognition as a quarterback, 1955
Outstanding officiating career which started in 1961
Baseball official in high school and college for 15 years
Basketball official for 8 years at the high school & college levels
including junior college and CCAA High School 
Collegiate & professional football official for 10 years
Aloha, Citrus, Hula Bowl official
U.S.E.L. official for three years including the Championship game in 1963
Currently head linesman for the W.A.C.
Chris Gardner
Football, Wrestling, & Baseball
Class of 1987
Inducted September 2003
Earned nine Varsity Letters in football,
wrestling, & baseball
LPAL in football, 1987 CIF Wrestling Champion, 1987
All LPAL (1986 & 1987)
All CIF in baseball
Baseball League MVP & SLO County Player of the Year, 1987
Cuesta College
Drafted by the HOUSTON ASTROS in the 6th round of the June Draft
Made the AA All Star Team in 1991
With the ASTROS until 1991 when an arm injury ended his career in 1995 
Toni Venturini 
Track & Volleyball
Class of 1982
Inducted September 2003
Five Varsity Letters in Track & Volleyball
All LPAL & team captain 
PRHS Volleyball League Champion in 1980 & 1981
Cuesta College
All Conference in volleyball, First Team Honors both years
MVP Team Recognition
Cuesta College Female Athlete of the Year in 1984
Athletic scholarship to the University of South Carolina
Middle Blocker
College volleyball coach in 1997
Steve Mitchell 
Football, Basketball, Cross Country & High Jump
Class of 1978
Inducted October 2002 
Earned 10 Varsity Letters in Football, Basketball, Cross Country & Track
Two year Los Padres League Football 
CIF Honors senior year
Three year Los Padres League Basketball League
MVP senior year
Track high jump League Champion
School record holder
1978 Athlete of the Year
Cuesta College
1980 Athlete of the Year
Set four school records in Basketball & Track
Twice All-Conference
Kathy Blake 
Softball & Volleyball
Class of 1991
Inducted October 2001

Three Varsity Letters in Softball & Volleyball

All LPAL Volleyball, senior year
LPAL Softball
League MVP
All CIF Pitcher, senior year
Led softball team to the CIF Championship game
Female Athlete of the Year
California State University, Northridge
Third on all time Matador list in runs-complete games-innings, strikeouts- shutouts
First team all WAC 1993, 1994, & 1995
All American (3rd team) 1993
Team captain
Team MVP
Senior Female of the Year 1995
Dean Jefferies 
Swimming & Water Polo
Class of 1988
Inducted 2000 
Seven Varsity Letters in Swimming (4) & Water Polo (3)
Cuesta College
State Champion in 100 yard Freestyle
All American League Record Holder
All Conference - Water Polo
1991 Male Athlete of the Year
Brigham Young University
1993-1994 Water Polo captain
1992 400 Freestyle champion
1993 100 Freestyle champion
Glen Speck
Football, Basketball, Baseball & Track
Class of 1924
Inducted 2000 
Multiple Varsity letters in football, basketball, baseball & track
Captain of the football team
SLO County All-star in football & basketball, 1923-24
Chapman College
San Diego State University
Teacher - Principal
Glen Speck Elementary School named in his honor
"Bud" Hollis Kimball Shelly 
Class of 1938
Inducted October 1999 
Successful pitcher - 14-4 Career Record
Credited with one hitter game & a 19 strickeout game
St. Mary's College Naval Center
Served in the US Navy World War II
Vancouver & Greensboro, North Carolina
Pacific Coast League
Hollywood "Stars" 1945
Professional baseball catcher
SPOKANE 1947 - 398 batting average

SEATTLE 1949-51 339 batting average
Caught a no-hitter
Henry Jenkins 
Football & Track
Class of 1969
Inducted October 1999
Three years Varsity track
Two-time League Champion - 400 meter & 600 meter
2 year Varsity Football
All League
Team MVP - 1968
League MVP 1968
SLO County Player of the Year 1968
CIF Player of the Year 1968
Honorable Mention All-American
Edward Gary Van Horn
Football & Track
Class of 1956
Inducted 1998 
Four year Varsity Letters in Track
Hurdles, 100 yard dash, 440 yard dash & 440 yard relay
Three year Varsity Letters in Football
All League, All CIF Fullback
All-Southern California team 1955
Cal Poly
Four year Letterman
Running Back
Died in tragic plane crash with Cal Poly football team, October 29, 1960
Derek Stroud
Football, Basketball & Baseball
Class of 1984
Inducted October 1998 
Seven Varsity Letters in Basketball, Football, & Baseball
Twice All-League Football
Three times All League Baseball
All SLO County Football & Baseball
All CIF Baseball 1984
PRHS Athlete of the Year
College of the Sequoias
Twice All-Conference
1985 Pitcher of the Year 
Team MVP 1986
Fresno State University Baseball Scholarship
Tournament MVP Pitcher
CHICAGO CUBS - 3 years
ANGELS - 3 Years
Current PRHS teacher & former baseball coach
 Manford Vanderlip
Football, Basketball & Baseball
Class of 1951
Inducted October 1998 
10 Varsity Letters in Football (3), Basketball (3), Baseball (4)
Three years All-League
All CIF 1949, 1950
All-American Helms Foundation 1950
Stanford University
4 year Letterman
Played as Freshman in 1952 Rose Bowl against Illinois
Jeff Bertoni
Football & Baseball
Class of 1973
Inducted September 1997 
Varsity Football 1971, 1972
Senior Excellence Award
All L.P.A.L
CIF Championship 1972
Varsity Baseball 1971, 1972 & 1973
Lions Club Award
Team captain
All L.P.A.L. 1973
Cal Lutheran College
Football 1973
Baseball '74, '75, '76 & '77
Rookie of the Year 1974
Best Defensive Player 1975