• 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees:

    Bill Babcock

      Bill Babcock - 1967 graduate.

    • Played High School Football 4 years and lettered 3 years
    • Football Team Co-captain and MVP senior year
    • West Branch All-Star 1st Team Offensive Guard 
    • Received Football Golden Helmet Award
    • Played High School Basketball 4 years and lettered senior year
    • Played Freshman Football at Mansfield State College 1967-1968
    • Catcher on Baseball team at Malone College 1971-1973
    • Received B.S. Degree in Elementary Education from Malone College 1973
    • Coached Jr. High and Varsity Football at Hughesville for 12 years
    • Coached Jr. High, JV, and Varsity Basketball at Hughesville for 22 plus years
    • Coached Baseball at Hughesville for 3 years
    • Coached Little League Baseball for 9 years
    • Coached American Legion Baseball for 14 years
    • Coached and played for Picture Rockets Baseball for 15 years
    • Retired from East Lycoming School District in 2006 with 35 1/2 years of service

      

    Clyde Frantz

    Clyde Frantz - 1967 graduate.
     
    • Lettered 3 years in High School Wrestling 1965-1967
    • Undefeated Junior and Senior Years with 52-0 record
    • Estimated High School Career Wrestling Record of 71-3
    • 3 - Time Sectional, 3 - Time District, and 2 - Time Regional Wrestling Champion
    • 2 - Time State Wrestling Champion 1966 and 1967
    • College Career Wrestling record at Penn State 49-7-2
    • 3 - Time EIWA (Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association) Champion
    • 2 - Time EIWA Outstanding Wrestler
    • Penn State Wrestling Team Captain
    • NCAA Wrestling All-American at Penn State
    • NCAA National Wrestling 3rd Place Winner sophomore year 
    • Attended Penn State University 1967-1972 receiving B.S. Degree in Health and Physical Education
    • Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Temple University in 1974 receiving a B.S. Degree in Physical Therapy
    • Inducted into the EIWA Hall of Fame in 2001
    • Retired from a career in the Physical Therapy field in 1995 
      

    Dan Smith

    Dan Smith - 1972 graduate.

    • Lettered 3 years in High School Football 1970-1972
    • Football Team Captain Junior and Senior years
    • Member of 1st West Branch Conference Class "B" Championship Football Team in 1971
    • Lettered 4 years in High School Track and Field 1969-1972
    • 2 - Time District Place Winner in Pole Vault
    • State Qualifier in Pole Vault 1972
    • Lettered 2 years in High School Wrestling
    • Member of West Branch Conference Championship Wrestling Team in 1972
    • Played High School Basketball 1972
    • Played Freshman Football at East Stroudsburg University
    • Lettered in College Indoor Track - Pole Vault 1972
    • Student Athletic Trainer for Football, Basketball, and Baseball teams at University of Pittsburgh 1975-1977
    • Coached Football as Jr. High, Senior High Varsity Assistant, and Varsity Head Coach at Hughesville for a combined 23 years
    • Coached Junior High Wrestling at Hughesville 5 years
    • Volunteer Track Coach at Hughesville 10 years
    • Managed East Lycoming Little League Teams 6 years
    • First Athletic Trainer at Hughesville 5 years
    • Elementary Physical Education Teacher for East Lycoming School District for 35 years
     
     
     
    The 2016 HOF members were honored during halftime at the Bloomsburg football game on September 30th. 
Last Modified on June 21, 2017