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 Degree in 1972

Lyle was killed in an automobile accident one day before his 30th birthday on July 21, 1972.