Fondy Athletic Hall of Fame Weekend
The Fond du Lac High School Athletic Department is proud to announce the Class of 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees. The Hall of Fame weekend celebrations will be on August 29 and 30, 2014. The inductees will be recognized at half time of the 7:OO p.m. home football game on August 29 at Fruth Field in Fond du Lac. Also being honored during half time will be the 1991 State Champion Wrestling team.
The Hall of Fame banquet will be held on Saturday, August 30 at the Knights of Columbus (KC) Hall located at 795 Fond du Lac Avenue. The night will begin with a social at 5:00 p.m., dinner at 6:00 and the induction ceremony at 7:00. Ticket prices for the dinner are $25 and can be purchased at Fond du Lac High School in the main office or reserved with Kevin Deering, Athletic Director by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 920-906-6508.
Congratulations to the following individuals on being inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame:
Dan Adams: Dan Adams was a 3-sport letter winner in football, weightlifting, and track. He graduated from Goodrich High School in 1970. During his athletic career at Fond du Lac he was part of 4 state championship teams (Weightlifting – 3 and Football – 1). Dan was a 3-time individual state champion in the super heavyweight division and set state records in 1969 and 1970 in the bench, squat, deadlift, and combined weights. He went on to play football for the University of Minnesota from 1970-73 and won the Henry L. Williams Scholarship in 1972 for scholastic and athletic achievements.
Wes Bolin: Wes Bolin taught Social Studies and was the Head Hockey coach for 18 years at Goodrich and Fond du Lac High School. In his time leading the Cardinals hockey program he won 7 Conference Championships, 8 Sectional Championships and had two teams finish as State Runner-Up (1995 & 2001). He was named Coach of the Year in 1995 in the state of Wisconsin. After leaving Fond du Lac, Wes went to Coach in Minnesota and was named the Coach of the Year in 2007. His 26-year coaching record is 386-213-28 and his post-season record was 58-27.
Tara Hinke-Trager: Tara Hinke was a 2002 graduate and lettered in cross country, swimming, track and dance while attending Fond du Lac. Tara was All-State in both cross country and track (1600- and 3200-meter runs). She was named female runner of the year in 2001 for Cross Country and ran a time of 14:15. She went on to Marquette University under a Cross Country and Track Scholarship. She was a national qualifier in cross country in 2005 and earned her degree in nursing.
Greg Nelson: Greg Nelson lettered in football, hockey and baseball for Fondy and graduated in 1965. He earned hockey All-State recognition in 1965. Greg went on to join the Wisconsin Badger hockey team and was a 3-time letter winner for Wisconsin. After college, Greg continued to play hockey for the Fond du Lac Bears, Green Bay Bobcats, Dayton Gems, Marquette Rangers and Waterloo Blackhawks. After his playing days, Greg began coaching with his first assignment as the Head Hockey coach for Beaver Dam High School, was the USA Hockey coaching director (1987-1997) and helped start the Marian College women’s hockey program.
Mark Scheibach: Mark is a 1991 graduate from Fond du Lac and was a 2-sport letter winner in hockey and golf. Mark earned 4 All-State honors (Golf – 3 and Hockey – 1) in his time at Fondy and was part of 5 team conference championships (Golf – 4 and Hockey -1). He set the lowest nine-hole score in state history in 1991 with a score of 29. He went on to play golf for the Badgers and was 1st team All Big 10 in 1994, 95, and 96. After college, he played professional golf in the Canadian, Web.com, and PGA Tours. He is currently the General Manager and COO of Avondale Golf Club.
Dan Schrum: A 1998 graduate, Dan was a 3-sport letter winner in football, basketball, and baseball. He was a player on 4 FVA Conference Championship teams (Basketball – 3 and Baseball – 1). In his senior year, Dan was named to the USA Today All-American team at the position of catcher. Dan went on to play college baseball for both Valparaiso University (2000-2002) and UW-Whitewater (2003). Dan currently works for HDR Engineering, Inc.
John Zoelle: A 1966 graduate of Goodrich, Zoelle participated in football, wrestling, and track for the Cardinals. Zoelle earned 6 All-Conference awards in the 100- and 220-yard dashes in his time at Fondy. He was a 2-time state champion in the 100-yard dash (1965 and 1966). He tied the state record in the 60-yard dash in 1964 with a time of 6.3 seconds. He tied the conference record in the 100-yard dash at 9.8 seconds and held the conference record in the 220-yard dash at 21.9 seconds.
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