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Great Stories of Okemos High School Athletes

and Their Life Beyond High School

Histories.Memoirs.Stories.Nominations    for our

Alumni  Website Hall of Fame   

If you have a Story, Memoir or Nomination for Athletics, contact: Jay Guertin '65 or Mike Baker '65            Click the article to read it!

Class of 1965

Mike McGilliard                                                                                                                "The 95 pound State Champ"           by Jay Guertin 


Class of 1963

Hans Wiegand   

 "The German Exchange Student: Track Superstar"        


          by Rod Ellis    

Class of 1953

Dick  Ewing 

 "The Okemos Sprint King" story

       1951 Rising Star
                                              1953 Football and College Recruiting 
                                                 Written and compiled by Rod Ellis  


                                         Class of 1967

  The 1966 Football Team

  "The Story of Champions, an Adventure in 9 parts."

                                                   published by the Towne Courier               by Tim Staudt               



1967 Football Team

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Class of 1957

Max Creaser

Basketball Scoring Record



Class of 1953

Judy Haga

International Swimming Star



Class of 1925

Eugene Williams

The First Celebrated Athlete of Okemos Consolidated School

Triple silver medal winner

at the 3rd Annual Field Day Meet of the Rural Agricultural Consolidated League at Michigan State College

Valedictorian of his graduating Class at age 16                                                                                Compiled and Written by Sherrie Paty

Lettered in Track and Championship Cross-Country Team at Michigan State College                                         

 Class of 1930

Cleo Beaumont

Member of the 1929 and 1930 State Championship Track and Field Team

and the Two time State Champion in the Javelin Throw 

Class of 1937

Starr Keesler

from Track Star to the Board of Education

Record Holder for High Hurdles and Broad Jump lasted into the 1950's