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REVERE ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
News Release (6-24-16):
Revere High School is proud to announce their 2016 induction class to the Revere High School Athletic Hall of Fame. The Revere Athletic Hall of Fame Committee would like to thank all the nominees and nominators; there were so many tremendous athletes,
coaches, and contributors up for consideration. The nominations for those not selected will stay
on file for five years before that candidate would need to be re-nominated. Nominations are accepted year-round and forms can be obtained at the Revere High School Athletic Office or by visiting www.revereschools.org/RAA.
2016 Induction Class to the Revere High School Athletic Hall of Fame:
• 1997 Tennis Team (TEAM):
The 1997 tennis team won the Ohio Tennis Coaches’ Association (OTCA) Division II State Championship. The team finished the year 21-0 and were also Suburban League Champions—winning every match and placing first in every position in the league tournament. The team was coached by Kathy Shisler and assistant Whit Andrew. Team members included: Lauren Kloner (1st
Singles), Sumeeta Kantak (2nd
Singles), Alexa Konstand (3rd
Singles), Katie Shapiro and Lindsey Kattan (1st
Doubles), Jessica Jewell and Abbey Lichten and Katie Choi (2nd
Doubles) along with Melissa Myer
, Erin Dowling, Shelby Surloff, Jessica Jewell, Laura Johnston
, and Peggy Wang. Singles player Lauren Kloner and doubles team Sumeeta Kantak and Katie Shapiro finished 4th
in the OHSAA Division II state tournament. The 1997 Revere High School Tennis team made a positive impact on their school and community with their winning season and making a mark on history for years to come!
• Alfred J. Magoline, Jr., MD (CONTRIBUTOR): Dr. Alfred “Fred” Magoline was an active supporter of Revere Athletics for many years. He served as the Revere Booster Club president for a number of years where he led the organization with several long lasting projects including the finishing of Revere’s field house and the introduction of the booster club’s Reverse Raffle (still utilized today) to repay the debt on the field house—he was one of 12 parents who took on the enormous risk of personally guaranteeing the loan for the field house. He was also a tremendous contributor to the football program. He filmed every Revere Football game for utilization by the Coach Pappano’s staff and took every individual football player & team photo from 1976 to the 1985. He was the driving force behind the program sold at home football games— photographs, ads, articles and personally picked up the program from the printer in southern Ohio. He made a Youth Football “promo” film which he showed to prospective players in the grade schools to bolster the youth football and high school football programs. Dr. Magoline worked tirelessly for Revere Athletics and the Revere Football Program for so many years and his contributions are still seen every day by our athletes.
• Jeff Gibson (COACH): Jeff Gibson was a coach at Revere for over 30 years (1973-2007). He was the head baseball coach at Revere for 17 years (1981-1997) after coaching JV for the previous 8 years. And in those head coaching years the program won 143 games, 5 league titles, and 4 sectional championships.
In 2011 he was inducted into the Northeast Ohio Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Mr. Gibson
was also the Cross Country Coach (boys and girls) for 25 years (1982-2007) and in those years the program won 3 league titles, 4 district titles, 5 regional titles, and 8 state appearances. Mr. Gibson has over 50 seasons of coaching and positively impacting student-athletes at Revere High School.
• Mike Jones (ATHLETE) (’68): Mike Jones earned varsity letters in five separate sports (Basketball, Football, Golf, Baseball, and Track). In basketball, Mr. Jones was a 3-year starter, led the team each year with a 17+ points per game average, was named all-league and all-district all three years, and led the team to two suburban league championships. In football, Mr. Jones was a 2-year starter at quarterback where he led the team to a 17-1 record including an undefeated and first league championship team in
1966. His 42 yard average per punt ranks 4th all-time in Suburban League history. He was all-league twice
(1966 and 1967). He went on to play basketball at Cornell University.
• John Preston Stewart (ATHLETE) (’63): John Preston Stewart was a three sport athlete at Revere in football, wrestling, and track. He collected 9 letters, was all-league 5 times, all-district twice, and all-Ohio once. He is the first individual to represent Revere at state competition and went on to place 4th in the state wrestling tournament as a heavy weight. Mr. Stewart went on to play football and wrestle his first year in the Army but his athletic career was cut short after he was called upon by our country to bravely and honorably fight in Vietnam.
• Mark Wracher (ATHLETE) (’82): Mark Wracher is one of the best quarterbacks to ever play at Revere and arguably one of the best all-around football players in the program’s history. He was a 3-year letterman at Revere where he was all-league, All-Akron Beacon Journal, and HM All-Ohio. In 1980, he was
56 of 123 for 1,174 yards in leading Revere to a 9-1-2 record as the league and regional champions (first
Revere team to qualify for the playoffs). In 1981, he was 61 of 130 for 1,053 yards in leading the team to a 7-3 finish and league champions again. For his career, Mr. Wracher passed for 2,440 yards and 15 touchdowns. He went on to play at Vanderbilt University in the SEC where he earned four letters, was Academic All-SEC twice, and finished his career 165 of 316 for 1,899 yards and 7 touchdowns.
• Kelly (Cook) Collins (ATHLETE) (’88): Kelly (Cook) Collins was a standout soccer player for Revere and was the first All-American recipient in school history. She scored 20 goals and had 22 assists her senior year on the way to being named Northeast Ohio player of the year, 1st team All-Ohio, and 1st team National Soccer Coaches Association All-American. She was also a three year letter winner on Revere’s Basketball team. She went on to play both Soccer and Basketball at Saint Mary College where she earned four letters in soccer and three in basketball. In Soccer, she was all-league all four years, all-region twice, all-American in her senior year (1991), and named Saint Mary’s Athlete of the Year. In 2001, Kelly was inducted into the Saint Mary’s College Athletic Hall of Fame.
• Molly (McCann) Dziczkowski (ATHLETE) (’91): Molly (McCann) Dziczkowski was an extremely successful athlete in three different sports—volleyball, basketball, and softball. In basketball, she earned three letters and was an all-league selection three times as well as 1st Team All-Summit County in her senior year. In softball she earned four letters and was an all-league selection three times. But volleyball is where Molly really made her mark. She earned four letters, was all-league all three years, all-district once, and the Suburban League Team Tournament MVP. She went on to play volleyball at Robert Morris University where she earned four letters, and was all-league three years. She ranks 3rd in games (478), 5th in digs (1,539), and she was inducted into the Robert Morris University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002.
• Kathryn (Orr) Carter, MD (ATHLETE) (’97): Dr. Kathryn (Orr) Carter was a four year letter winner
in Cross Country and Track & Field. In Cross Country, she was an all-league selection all four years and all-state her senior year. Her teams were district champs twice, regional champs once, and 8th at the state in 1994. In track, she was an all-league selection all four years and a regional qualifier in the
3200 meter run—an event she set the school record in with a time of 11:40. She went on to run at Youngstown State where she was Mid-Continent Conference Champion (2007) before transferring to the University of South Carolina where she was 1999 Gamecock Rookie of the Year, twice WICCCA Academic All-American, competed at the SEC Championships, state champion in the 3,000 meters, and helped USC win the D-I Outdoor Track & Field National Championship in 2002.
• Casey Nance (ATHLETE) (’08): Casey Nance was a standout basketball player for four years at RHS who scored 1037 career points and added 281 career blocks and 1113 career rebounds. She was a 1st team all-league performer her sophomore, junior, and senior years as well as 1st team all-district and
2nd team all-Ohio her junior and senior years. She set single-game school records of rebounds (22) and blocks (8). She set single-season school records in rebounds (357) and blocks (281). She was recognized as the Tri-County Coaches Association Player of the Year (2008) and a McDonald’s All-
American nominee her senior year. Her senior year the team went 18-5. She went on to play at the University of Dayton where she earned four letters, starting 122 games and playing in 131 games. She was an Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team selection, Atlantic 10 All-Defensive team selection, and a three time recipient of the Arthur Ashe Scholar Athlete Award. She ranks 10th in career rebounds (712), 2nd on the career blocks list (214), and 3rd in games played (131). Her teams appeared in
the NCAA tournament three times and won the program’s first A-10 tournament title (2012). (Note: Casey is currently a Revere girl’s assistant basketball coach—this past season [2015-16], the girl’s team won their first Suburban League title since 1975).
• Joe Corfman (ATHLETE) (’08): Joe Corfman is one of the best and most accomplished baseball players to ever play at Revere High School. He was a four-year starter who collected 130 hits, finishing his career with a .471 batting average. He was an all-league and all-district performer his sophomore, junior, and senior years as well as 1st team all-Ohio his senior year. He statistically holds or is close to holding every major offensive season and career category in school history including 1st in single season hits (35), career hits (130), career RBI’s (100), career slugging (.634), and career assists (190). His senior year the team won 18 games (at the time a school record) and the team was
district runner-up. He went on to play at the University of Toledo where he earned four letters, was a four year academic all-league winner, was all-league selection twice, and was a 1st team All-Regional performer. When he ended his Rocket’s career, he was 1st in career hits (261), 1st in career doubles (54), 2nd in career runs (177), and 10th in career batting average (.329).
If you have questions regarding the Revere High School Athletic Alumni Hall of Fame, please contact either high school athletic director Tom McKinnon (TMcKinnon@revereschools.org or
330-523-3205) or committee member Phil Heyn (firstname.lastname@example.org).