Croswell-Lexington High School

Croswell-Lexington High School

Croswell-Lexington High School

Athletic Hall of Fame Members

Athlete Hall of Fame


1950 Football Team: Mid-Thumb League Champions- 9-0 Record- Scored 303 Allowed 32



Greg Bringard: Excelled in all sports - All-State 1st Team- Football 1982

1980 Cross Country Team:1st Regional Championship in school history 

Members of the team: Wendy Markel, Kim Steele, Cathy Campbell, April Lumley, Barb Benko, Barb Breakie, Brenda Francis, Tracy Markel, Becky Benko, Penny Allen


2003 Girls Track Team: Undefeated Invitational- League Regional Champions- 4th Place in State Meet

1600 Relay Team (Kim Kunisch, Shannon Smith, Carol Csizmadia, Emily Liddiard): All-State 3rd Place 1998

Shelly Rennie: Class “B” State Hurdle Champion 1990


Bobby Cech: 2006 Season All-State First Team Running Back- Thirty-Five Touchdowns.

Chelsea McVay: 2002-2005 - Four Years: Cross-Country All-State - Times Herald Runner of the Year.

Neil Grundman: Outstanding in Cross-Country and Track - 2007 State Runner-Up: 1600 Meter Run 

2007 Basketball Team: Undefeated Regular Season- League and District Champs

Members of the Basketball Team: Coach Roberts, Coach Grundman, Tyler Trump, Chas Phipps, Jacob Munger, Garrett Grundman, Brandon Adams, Jacob Osborne, Neil Grundman, Jeff Wojtowicz, Adam Cornwell, Andrew Foley, Derek Sheridan, Joel Rankin, Nick Lazurka, Bobby Cech, Gabe Lazurka, Karl Kaufman, Brad Seidl


Donnie Corby: Outstanding Wrestling Career - 2007 State Runner up- 2008 State Champion - 53-0 Record

Bill Spezia: Three-Sport Athlete who excelled in football, baseball, and track- 1954 Detroit Free Press All-State Football Team

2007 Boys’ Track Team: Undefeated Regular Season- League and Regional Champions

Members of the team: Matt Beaudett, Dalton Bishop, Austin Brywig, Asa Choate, Sean Colwell, Richard Doyle, Travis Ellul, Brad Farley, Brian Furness, Phil Gayagot-Cates, Niel Grundman, Mike Hartson, Shaw Hartson, Jake Hook, Zach Hugdahl, Aaron Huntington, Dakota Jackson, Ron Kandell, Paul Kerry, Joshua Kettlewell, Nathan Kosht, Justin Lacey, Jerry Lechnyr, Scott Lentz, Steven Loxton, A.J. Light, Eugene Ludington, Dominick McDonald, Chris Makransky, Kevin Maro, Kyle McCaleb, Joshua Matthews, Dalton Miller, Anthony Mini, Delorian Miller, Levi Monahan, Patrick O'Connor, Brian Parker, Adam Quader, Terry Roll, Brian Roskey, Nathan Rusch, Ryan Schoettle, David Soflin, Dan Sullivan, Jacob Tanner, Jesse Torrez, Josh Torrez, Jeremy Vick, Russell Weaver, Alex West   


1998 Football Team: Undefeated Regular Season 9-0   

Members of the Team: Coach Joe Keglovitz, Coach Zielinski, Coach Fregetto, Coach Vincent, Milton Geiger, Andy Jahn, Scott Sutton, Doug Campbell, Mike Arnold, Josh Gutierrez, Tom Trewhella, Marshall Hook, Ron Brown, Jim Watson, Kevin Cartwright, John Oleski, Jon Crosby, Doug Walsh, Jade Doyle, Mike Patterson, Trevor Beals, Chuck Denton, Glen Brittich, Jeremy Goscenski, Steve Shell, Phil Jackson, Alex Ferda, Allan Vincent, Jason Bearer, Scott Old, Jason Bennett, Corey Bensal, Luke Albrecht, Kevin Pedler


Adam Palleschi: 3rd Place 2008 State Wrestling Meet


Leah O’Connor: Outstanding in Cross-Country and Track- 2009 & 2010 State Champion 800 Meters- 2009 & 2010 State Champion 1600 Meters


2008 Football Team: First Croswell-Lexington team semifinalist in any sport- League and Regional Champions

Members of the team: Robert Burns, Dominic Arnold, Ryan Fabrri, Robert Duff, Cameron Barrett, Sean Colwell, Codee Sutton, Cody Nowicki, Michael Kappel, Robert Gaw, Bruce Gordon, Jason Shah, Eric Seidl, Steven Sharon, Noah Lazurka, Kent Hammons, Brandon Shell, Scott Brittich, George Ludington, Michael Sheldon, Brian Vallee, Tarran Rankin, Joshua Torrez, Michael Welsh, Adam Quader, Andrew Ling, David Pringle, Daniel Kinnee, Chad Dell, Jerrod Burgess, Justin Klimek, Alex West, Paul Kerry, Armando Garcia, Andrew Bringard, Dean Systerman, Joshua Kowal, Andew Bryson, David Soffin, Head Coach Jason VanDerMaas, Assistant Coaches- Chris Zielinski, Rick Patterson, Mike Holes 



Kylee Barrett: Times Herald Player of the Year - 1st team All-State- Numerous awards in softball, basketball, and volleyball

Austin Carter: 2014 Golf State Champion 


Joshua Kettlewell: Outstanding Three Sport Athlete- Earned 12 Varsity Letters in Soccer, Wrestling, and Track and Field- All-State in three Track and Field Events in 2007.


Collin Lieber: 2017 State Champion, 2016 State Runner Up, 2015 3rd in the State, 2014 State Champion Runner Up, Wrestling Career Record 209-7 


Coaches Hall of Fame


Purl Wark: Outstanding Coach and Athletic Director from 1941-1978

Roger A. “Ty” Gorton: Dedicated Athletic Booster and Reporter for over 40 years.


Purl Wark: Coach/Athletic Director for 37 years with Class and Dignity. 

Don Roberts: Coach of various sports for over 30 years.  State class “B” Basketball Coach for the Year.


Sue Trepod: Twenty-eight year coaching career included Girls’ Athletic Association, Cheerleading, Golf, Basketball and twenty-five years of Track and Field

Ron Huepenbecker: Coach for thirty-two years and Athletic Director for ten years.  Coached various sports and received several Coach of the Year honors in wrestling.  


Joy Young: Over 30 years of coaching at the middle school and high school levels including cheerleading, volleyball, and track.  Her community and youth involvement made her a special coach.

Randy Simmons: He has coached with great passion at every level for many years.  Enthusiasm and work ethics are key lessons that all his athletes learn.


Tom Regan: Coach or Athletic Director for twenty-seven years and continued volunteering for over forty-five years of dedicated service.  His loyalty is a perfect mode for our athletic program.


Don Roberts: Coach of various sports for over thirty years.  Won several league and district basketball titles.  1985 A.P. Class B Basketball Coach of the Year.

Mike Jackson: Twenty-eight years of dedicated service to our baseball and cross-country programs.  Guiding student athletes to be better people in his legacy.


Don Harbour: Outstanding coach for thirty-nine years with the last twenty-four as a Pioneer basketball coach.  Through his teaching and coaching, Don has had a big impact on many young people. 


Howard Lippenga: Head Boys and Girls Tennis coach for many years.  The life Lessons of fairness and organization were taught by his coaching skills.


Peggy Regan: A Pioneer alumnus who dedicated thirty years to teaching, coaching, and improving both the athleticism and character of countless students and athletes.  She coached her track teams to numerous league and region titles and compiled an incredible win/loss record on the basketball court.  She will forever be remembered as an incredible coach, mentor, and leader within the Pioneer community. 


Darren Bongard: Outstanding girls basketball coach for twenty-seven years who won nine conference titles, eight district titles, and an overall record of 330 wins and 246 losses.  Darren's basketball knowledge, commitment, and the expectations he had for his athletes led directly to the success of the Lady Pioneers.