Everything listed under: A-C

  • Dave Cummings - Coach

    Coach 1977 - 1991Head Wrestling Coach - 14 yearsFootball Coach - 14 years11 Southwest Conference Championships6 State Team Tournament Appearances Placed 5th in 1978Placed 4th in 19806 Section 2AA Coach of the Year AwardsCoached Minnesota Wrestling All-Star Team in 1989Inducted into Mayo Civic Center Hall of Fame in 2014Inducted into Minnesota State Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame in 2015

  • Edward Castle - WHS Class of 1986

    Edward Castle, Class of 1986Football - Lettered 3 years, all-conference, Daily Globe All-Area awardWrestling - Lettered 2 years, All-ConferenceTrack - Lettered 4 years, All-ConferenceEdward helped the football, wrestling and track teams to conference championships. He was an individual state track participant.  He attended Mankato State University 1986 - 1990.

  • Jason Cuperus - WHS Class of 1993

    Jason Cuperus - WHS Class of 1993 Wrestling - Lettered 5 years; All Conference 5 years; Academic All State, 2 time State Champion Activities and Academics - FFA; Honor Roll College - North Dakota State University - Wrestling, Lettered 4 years; Placed 3rd in National Division II Tournament Jason is a pilot for LYNX airline and lives in Denver, CO.

  • Jan (Nasers) Aggen - WHS Class of 1979

    Jan  (Nasers) Aggen - WHS Class of 1979 Volleyball - Lettered 2 years, Most Valuable Player and Captain as a senior Track - Lettered 3 years; 2 year Most Valuable Player and Captain; Region Long Jump Champion; 3 year State Meet Participant; 2 time Region 180 yd. Hurdles Champion; Placed 3rd  and 4th in 180 yd Hurdles at State; Region 100 yd Dash Champion Other - Homecoming Queen College - Worthington Community College - Volleyball 2 years Other - Volunteer volleyball and basketball coa...

  • Bill Bohning- WHS Class of 1972

    Bill Bohning - WHS Class of 1972 Football - 2 year letter winner; All Conference; All Area Basketball - 2 year letter winner; Most Valuable Player, All Conference; All Area Track - 2 year letter winner Academics and Activities - National Honor Society; school plays College - Worthington Junior College, lettered in Football, Basketball and Track Bill and his wife, Suzanne, have five children: Cassie, Jaimee, Adam, Sam, and Amanda.  Bill now lives in Mankato and his the president of four prin...

  • Doug Brands - WHS Class of 1994

    Doug Brands - WHS Class of 1994 Basketball - Two-year letter-winner; All-Conference; Daily Globe All-Area, Pioneer Press All-State; School record in career FG percentage; member of 1993 and 1994 SWC Championship teams and 1994 State Tournament team Track - Lettered four years; SWC High Jump champ; qualified for State High Jump; placed 7th in State High Jump; MVP as a senior; broke the school record in the high jump his senior year Activities - Band, Choir (Male Vocalist of the Year); Academics -...

  • Karen (Swanson) Bonertz - WHS Class of 1979

    Karen (Swanson) Bonertz - WHS Class of 1979 Tennis - SW Conference Champions ’74-78; Sub-Section Champions ’74-78; Section runner-up ‘74; SW Conference Singles Champion, 2nd Place, 3rd Place;  SW Conference Runner-up; Sub-Section Singles Champion; Section Singles 3rd place; SW Conference 2nd Singles Champion; Sub-Section Doubles Champion; Section Doubles 3rd; 2 time State participant Doubles; Sub-Region Champions; State Team participant; Sub-Region Doubles Champion; Region Doubles Champion;...

  • Jeff Basche - WHS Class of 1977

    Jeff Basche - WHS Class of 1977 Football - 2 time letter winner; Conference Champs ‘77 Basketball - 2 time letter winner, All Conference; All Area; Conference Champs '77 Baseball - 2 time letter winner Awards - Dom Strom Award; Lem Herting Award  College - Worthington Junior College 78-79, Basketball, Conference Champs ’79, 3rd place in MN State Tournament; University of Minnesota ‘81, Degree in Accounting Jeff and his wife, Julie, live in Brooklyn Center.  They have 3 children and 1 g...

  • Dennis Burns - WHS Class of 1956

    Dennis Burns - WHS Class of 1956 Football - 3 years; All-state Honorable Mention ‘56; Played in the North-South All Star game; Co-captain ‘56 Track - 3 years; Best Discus throw of 135’1”; Shot Put 46’10” (school record for 10 years) College - Worthington Junior College,Football ‘57; Rochester JC, Track ‘58; Mankato State, Football ’61-62 University of Minnesota 62-64 Other - Served in the United States Army from 59-61 3rd Armored Division; Soldier of the Month Oct. 1960   Dennis and hi...

  • Merle Ahrens - WHS Class of 1952

    Merle Ahrens - WHS Class of 1952 High School Activities Football - three years Basketball - three years Activities - WHS Band; Class Officer sophomore and senior year; Student Council Awards - Earned scholarship (football) to University of South Dakota Other - 3 years US Marine Corps (serving 1 year in Korea); played football at the Marine Base in San Diego, CA; Marine Band 2 years; Little League coach and umpire;  Active in Special Olympics of California Merle and his wife, Sylvia, have 6 ...

  • Rick Brandl - WHS Class of 1977

    Rick Brandl - WHS Class of 1977 Cross Country - 4 years; MVP  3years; All-SW Conference 4 years; All-Region 2 3 years; 4th at State Meet ‘76 Basketball -2 years; MVP ‘76; All-SW Conference ‘76; 2nd Team All-Area ‘76 Track - 4 years; All-Conference 4 years; All-Region 2 years; 5th at State Class AA Two-mile run ‘77; School record in 3200 M Run (9:13:6) Academics - National Honor Society; Number 17 in class of 282 College - Worthington Community College; Concordia College (Moorhead), Graduate...

  • Clarence Benson - WHS Class of 1949

    Clarence Benson - WHS Class of 1949 High School Activities Football ’47, ’48, ‘49 - Co-captain ‘49; Conference champions ’48, ‘49 Basketball ’47, ’48, ‘49 - Conference and District champs in 1949; Region Runner-up Baseball ’47, ’48, ‘49 - Captain ‘49; District champs; Region Runner –up Activities - Junior Class Play; Trojan Yearbook; W-Star Paper; W-Club College - Worthington Community College ’49-50 - Baseball; Arizona University ‘50 - Baseball; University of Minnesota Degree in Business A...

  • Bruce Campbell - WHS Class of 1971

    Bruce Campbell - WHS Class of 1971 Wrestling - 3 time letter winner; 2 time Conference Champion; 2 time Region Champion; 2 time State Runner-up; Member of Southwest Conference Champs and Region 2 Champs team; Most Valuable in 1971 Football - All Southwest Conference; All-Area; WCCO State Team of the Week College - Pillsbury Bible College, Wrestling; Worthington Junior College, National Tournament qualifier, Most Valuable; St. Cloud State University, NIC Champion; NCAA Division II qualifier Other...

  • John Curran - Coach

    John Curran  High School - Lettered in Basketball, Baseball and Track; participated in Speech and Boxing College - St. Cloud State Teachers' College - Football, Captain; Basketball; Baseball Teaching - Taught Physical Education at Worthington High School in the 1940's until 1951 Coach - Head Cross Country, Track, and Gymnastics; Cross Country team finished second in the state in 1946; Track team finished second in the state in 1947; Coached one state champion in cross country and one state ...

  • Richard Adel - Coach

    Rich Adel - Tyndell High School Class of 1953 College - University of South Dakota Springfield Class of 1957; University of California Santa Barbara Masters Degree Teaching - Dell Rapids, SD - 4 years; Worthington High School - Math teacher from 1961-present, Driver Education Teacher Coach - Worthington High School - Head Cross Country for 22 years, SW Conference Champs 1969; Assistant Boys Basketball for 28 years Other - Director of Trojan Relays for 20 plus years, high school and college baseb...

  • Scott Basche - WHS Class of 1978

    Scott Basche - WHS Class of 1978 Football - All Conference ‘77; All Area ‘77 Basketball - All Conference ‘78; All Area ‘78; Minnesota All Star Game Participant ‘78 Tennis - 2 time MN State Tournament Participant College - Augustana - letter winner in Basketball,Tennis and Golf Scott and his wife, Lori, have 2 children; Danielle and Joseph.  Scott is a general agent with Lutheran Brotherhood.  He is responsible for 34 sales associates in Central and Northern Illinois.

  • Teresa (Basche) Tate - WHS Class of 1980

    Teresa (Basche) Tate - WHS Class of 1980 Tennis - 3 Team Conference Championships; 4 Sub Region Team Championships;State participant in ‘78; Conference Doubles Champ ‘77 Basketball - Team Conference Championship; 2 Sub Region Championships; Region Runner-up ‘79; All Conference (3 times); All Area (3 times); Most Valuable Player Golf - Team Conference Championship; 2 Region Team Championship; 2nd & 3rd Place Individual Championships in Conference; 2nd in Region; 13th at State Tournament; Most...

  • Bill Brower - At Large

    William "Bill" Brower - Alton High School Class of 1948 Baseball - lettered 3 years; All State Basketball - lettered 3 years; All State; State Tournament teams Participated in the only sports offered.  Awards - MN State High School Wrestling Coaches Association Award for outstanding coverage 1970;  2 time National Junior College Athletic Association awards for outstanding coverage in the 70's Community - Former president, Worthington Community College Bluejay Booster Club, Worthington ...

  • Charles “Corky” Brace - At Large

    Charles "Corky" Brace  College - St. Cloud – teaching degree Corky was Sports Editor and columnist for Worthington Daily Globe 1956-1968 Corky was "stricken by polio in childhood, an illness which left him with a limp that precluded the possibility of an athletic career.  Undaunted, he was to spend the rest of his life challenging and encouraging others to practice the qualities of sportsmanship and athletic excellence which he could only preach." (Daily Globe, 1969) "..Corky's work re...

  • Wendell Butcher - WHS Class of 1932

    Worthington High School, class of 1932 Football - Lettered 3 years Basketball - Lettered 2 years Track - Lettered 2 years College - Gustavus Adolphus College ‘38 - Football, lettered 1 year as halfback, 3 years as fullback, Team won conference all four years. Minnesota College Conference All-State for 3 years. Selected to the Little All-American Football Team ’37; Track; Basketball; Charter Member of Gustavus Hall of Fame ‘78 Other Football - Signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers football pro team of...

  • Don Basche - WHS Class of 1952

    Don Basche - WHS Class of 1952 Football Basketball - District Champions Track College - Worthington Junior College - Basketball (conference champions), Football, Tennis, Track; North Dakota State College - Basketball, Football, Track Awards - Worthington Community College Alumni Coaching Award; Region 2AA Coach of the Year; Honorary Chapter FFA Degree; Corky Brace Award Don married Marcia Schissel.  They have 3 children, Jeff, Scott, and Teresa.  He enjoys hunting, fishing, golf, and l...