Everything listed under: 1989 Inductees

  • George Myrum - WHS Class of 1920

    George Myrum - WHS Class of 1920 Football - as a high school senior coached, captained, and played on the team that tied for state championship College - University of Minnesota - Football - letter-winner; Baseball - 2 year letter-winner, Captain, Gopher diamond team Coach - Gustavus Adolphus College 1924-1938; 6 MN Conference football titles; Athletic Director 1926-1938, 9 Baseball Championships, tied for conference crown in Basketball November 11, 1938, athletic director and 2 sport Gustavus c...

  • Joel Goldstrand- WHS Class of 1957

    Joel Goldstrand - WHS Class of 1957 Golf - 4 year letter-winner; 1957 MN State HS Championship Team; 3rd Place Individual in State; Regional Medalist Basketball - 2 year letter-winner; 2 year starter; Co-captain College - University of Houston, Class of 1961; Golf - 3 year letter-winner, 2 time NCAA Championship team PGA Tour - 1965-1973; Played out of Worthington 7.5 years; best finish 1969 New Orleans Open, 1 stroke back Other Golf - Winner of well over 100 golf championships, high school, col...

  • Dalen Wasmund - WHS Class of 1977

    Dalen Wasmund - WHS Class of 1977 Football - 2 year letter-winner, All Conference, Co-Captain, Outstanding Defensive Player 1975 Wrestling - 4 year letter-winner, 4 time State Qualifier, 3rd in State 105 lbs, 1975, State Champion 119 lbs. 1976, State Champion 126 lbs. 1977, Most Valuable, Total Career record 117-4, All-American 1977 Scholastic Wrestling News, All-Conference 4 years Academics and Activities - National Honor Society, Trojannaires, Choir College - U.S.

  • Lyle Gerdes - WHS Class of 1960

    Lyle Gerdes - WHS Class of 1960 Football - Co-Captain for 2 years, Conference Champs 1959-1960, All-Conference; WCCO Radio All State Team; Minneapolis Tribune All-State Track - Two year State Participant in Discus & Shot; School record in discus & shot, Conference Champ, District Champ, Region Champ, State Champ Academics & Activities - National Honor Society; Homecoming King; President of Trojannaires College - University of North Dakota; participated in football and track; Masters ...

  • Marty Jorgensen - WHS Class of 1966

    Marty Jorgensen - WHS Class of 1966 Basketball - 3 year starter; 224 Assists; 24 game point average; 1052 career points; All American Baseball Football Academics and Activities - Student Council, German Club; Trojannaires; Choir: president, solos; National Honor Society; Homecoming attendant College -University of South Dakota, University of Arizona Military -U.S. Navy 1968-1976 Marty and his wife, Jo, have 4 children, Dawn, Phillip, Jeremy, Marty and 2 grandchildren, Christopher and Joshua.

  • Ken Thompson - AD/Coach

    Ken Thompson - St. Paul Johnson High School College - Hamline University - National Basketball championship team; Gustavus Adolphus College Semi-pro baseball in the old Northern League Coach - Worthington, MN 1947 - 1982, Football, Basketball - 2 time District Champs, Baseball - 3 time High School District Champs, Baseball - High School District Champs 1947,  Golf- 18 District Champs, 8 Region Champs, 25 State Participants, 1 State Champion, 1 Individual Champion; Athletic Director Awards *...

  • Robert Lundgren - At Large

    Robert Lundgren - WHS Class of 1941 Basketball Track College - Worthington Community College - Basketball Robert coached basketball at St. Mary’s in Worthington. He was chairman, 31 years, of the High School Athletic Banquet, sponsored by the VFW from 1947-1978.

  • Gary Ridge - WHS Class of 1961

    Gary Ridge - WHS Class of 1961 Football - 2 year letter-winner; Quarterback; Co-captain ‘61 Basketball - 3 year letter-winner; Leading scorer ‘61 Track - 3 year letter-winner; High Hurdle record ‘60 Academics and Activities - National Honor Society; Choir-President ‘61,Soloist, Boys’ octet ensemble; Trojannaires; Class sophomore president; Student Council; Business Manager of senior class; VFW Athletic & Scholarship Award ‘61 College - Macalester ‘65 - Track, 4 year letterman, Co-captain ’65...

  • Milt Osterberg - Coach

    Milt Osterberg - South High School, Minneapolis, Class of 1931 College - Mankato Teachers College, 1938; Football – played for 4 years having no high school experience. Coach - Medford High School 1938-1940 - Football, Basketball, Baseball, Track; Morris High School 1941-1943- Football, Basketball, Baseball,Track; Worthington High School 1944-1946 - Football- Undefeated 1946, Basketball; Worthington Junior College 1947-1953; Worthington High School 1954-1972 - Football- 1968 Conference Champs; W...

  • Janell (Jensen) Geisler - WHS Class of 1979

    Janell (Jensen) Geisler - WHS Class of 1979 Tennis - District Doubles Champ, two time Sub-Section Doubles Champ; two time Section Doubles Champ; two time State Participant Doubles; SW Conference Doubles Champ; two time Conference Second Singles Champ; Sub-Section Singles Runner-up; Section Participant Singles; Sub-Section Single Champ; Section Singles Champ; State Participant Singles; Best Record 23-1, SW Conference Singles Champ; Sub-Region Singles Champ; Regions 3rd Singles; MVP in 1977 Basket...