Everything listed under: S-U

  • Mike Suman - WHS Class of 1989

    Mike Suman - WHS Class of 1989 Football - Letter winner, All Conference Basketball - Letter winner 2 years; Leading scorer and rebounder in the SW Conference as a senior; All Region; All Conference Golf - 3 year letter winner; All Conference Academics and Awards - National Honor Society; Student Council; Choir College - University of Minnesota Morris - Golf, Basketball, Degree in Architecture Mike lives in Vail, CO with his wife, Tarrah, and family.  While working his Suman Architecture Fir...

  • Dale Solt - Coach

    Dale Solt - WHS Wrestling Coach Wrestling Coach (Head and Assistant) at WHS for 25 years; Assistant Baseball Coach for ten years; Industrial Arts/Tech teacher at WHS 1992 State Class AA Wrestling Coach of the Year; 1992 and 1993 Section 2AA Wrestling Coach of the Year Co-founder with former WHS Athletic Director Don Basche of the WHS Hall of Fame in 1989 Dale is retired and currently resides in the Reading, MN area. Dale and his wife, Kathy, raised five children.

  • Troy Timmons - WHS Class of 1992

    Troy Timmons - WHS Class of 1992 Basketball - Lettered four years; All-Conference and Daily Globe All-Area twice; 1,394 career points, member of 1992 Section 2AA runner-up team Football - Lettered two years College - Attended Dakota State University and University of Sioux Falls; participated in basketball Troy currently resides in Sioux Falls, SD with his wife, Paula, and their children, Paige, Avery, and Will. He is the owner of KB Sprinklers Company in Sioux Falls.

  • 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.

  • Rueben Svingen - At Large

    Rueben Svingen - Benson High School Class of 1938 College - St. Olaf 38-42 WHS Activities - Taught at the Worthington Junior High for 45 years; Helped set up the 1st Trojan Relays (put the lane lies on the track at 4:00 a.m. the day of the meet); For 45 years, was the “voice of the Trojans”, announcing for football, basketball, and track at WHS; also announced for many Worthington Junior College events such as basketball and the National JC Wrestling Tournament; the scorer for many basketball ga...

  • Leon Schimbeno - Coach

    Leon Schimbeno College - Mankato State, Kansas University, and Michigan State University; participated in Golf Career - Storden High School Teacher/Coach 1951-1954;  Fulda High School Teacher/Coach 1954-1956; Worthington High School Teacher Coach 1956-1987, Baseball Assistant Coach, Assistant Coach Football, Assistant Coach Girls and Boys Basketball, Head Golf Coach Leon and his wife, Chris, have 4 children: Gary, Terry, Shari, and Jeri.  Leon is retired and living in Worthington spend...

  • Larry Tellinghuisen - WHS Class of 1977

    Larry Tellinghuisen - WHS Class of 1977 Basketball - three year letter winner; All-Southwest Conference; Daily Globe All-Area (1st team); Most Valuable Player ‘77; SW Conference Champs; Minnesota All-Star Game ‘77; Honorable Mention All-Conference ‘76 Football - letter winner Baseball - letter winner College - Worthington Community College - Basketball,  All Midwest Region JUCO team ’79, All Southern Division Team, Most Valuable Player ’79; Southwest State University, Graduated Magna Cum La...

  • Katy (Suman) Schuerman - WHS Class of 1986

    Katy (Suman) Schuerman - WHS Class of 1986 Track - five time letter-winner, six time state place winner - 2nd place Long Jump, 3rd place 100 Hurdles and Long Jump, 4th place 800 M Relay, 5th place 800 Relay and Long Jump; school record in the Long Jump, 100 M Hurdles, High Jump, 300 M Hurdles, 200 M Dash, 4X200 Relay; member of Conference Champion team three times; member of Region Champion team in 1984 Basketball - 3 year letter-winner, All Southwest Conference Basketball Academics and Activiti...

  • Dave Schlichte - WHS Class of 1979

    Dave Schlichte - WHS Class of 1979 Football - All conference ( 2 years), All Area (2 years), played in Minnesota All Star Game Basketball - All Conference; All Area Golf - State Tournament Participant (3 years), 7th place finisher twice Awards - Outstanding Male Athlete ‘79 College - Mankato State University - Football - 4 year letterman, All Conference, Most Valuable Player 83; Golf (2 year letterman) Coach - Mankato State University - Assistant Football Coach; Mankato East High School - Assist...

  • Mike Traphagen - WHS Class of 1974

    Mike Traphagen - WHS Class of 1974 Cross Country - Most Valuable Player ‘74 Basketball - All Conference ‘74; Most Valuable Player ‘74; member of Region Runner-up Team ‘74 Baseball - letter winner College - Worthington Community College - Basketball, Baseball; St. Cloud State University - Basketball Coach - Heron Lake High School - Head Volleyball , State Tournament team; Assistant Basketball Worthington High School - Head Volleyball; Co-Head Track; Assistant Boys Basketball Mike and his wife, Pa...

  • Helen Thompson - At Large

    Helen Thompson - Stillwater High School Class of 1941 College - Hamline University "Loyalty" is the word that comes to mind when you think of Helen Thompson.  She has followed all WHS sports, music, and drama since 1947 and notes she has "enjoyed scorekeeping for girls and boys basketball games at home and from Ed Funk's radio broadcasts for out-of-town". Helen has watched all 44 Trojan Relays and has attended 48 WHS Athletic Banquets. Helen has been a member of the Westminister Presbyteria...

  • Julie Smith - WHS Class of 1976

    Julie Smith - WHS Class of 1976 Basketball - 3 years; All Conference 76; Most Valuable 76; State Tournament Team 76 (Minnesota's first State Girls Basketball Tournament) Activities - Band College - Worthington Community College - Basketball, 2 State Championship Teams, 1 Regional Championship Team; in the top 20 career scoring leaders; St. Cloud State University; University of West Virginia - PhD Industrial Psychology Julie is self-employed as a psychological consultant.

  • Tomm Smail - WHS Class of 1968

    Tomm Smail - WHS Class of 1968 Football - All Conference Basketball - All Conference Track - Regional Champion Discus Activities - Student Government College - North Dakota State University Class of 1972 - Football, All Conference 1972; 2 time All American; Coach's All-American 2nd Team and Academic All-American 71-72 Tomm and his wife, Joyce (Polokoff) have 2 daughters, Jordan and Reagan.  They reside in Oakland,CA.

  • Greg Travis - WHS Class of 1983

    Greg Travis WHS Class of 1983 Football - 2-time All-Conference and Daily Globe All-Area 1st team two years; MVP senior year; School record holder in pass completions and passing yards Basketball - 2-time All-Conference and Daily Globe All-Area 1st team two years; Mr. Minnesota Basketball finalist; Most Valuable senior year Baseball - All-Conference; MVP as a senior; Lions All-Star Baseball game participant Academics - National Honor Society, National Merit Scholarship quarter-finalist College - ...

  • Gordon Thompson - WHS Class of 1923

    Gordon Thompson - WHS Class of 1923 Baseball -1922 Basketball - 1922, 1923 Football - 1920, 1921, 1922;  All State Honorable Mention 1921, The team played for the southern state title in 1920, won it in 1921 and played for the state championship in1921.  They lost to Alexandria at the old Northrup Field at the University of Minnesota in a foot of snow. Track - 1921 Awards - Second Best Athlete 1922-1923, American Legion Award and watch for combination of scholastics and other activitie...

  • Donald Strom - Coach

    Donald Strom - Red Wing Class of 1940 Football - Big 8 Conference Champs 1939, All State Center 1939 College - Luther College Class of 1947; Football Conference Champs 1941; University of Minnesota, Mankato State College Coach - Hayfield High School  1947-1953 - Football, Basketball, Track, Baseball, founded Wasioja Conference; Chippewa Falls High School 1953-1954 - Football, Basketball, Track; Worthington High School 1954-1967 - Football, Basketball, Track Don was married to Vernis Olander...

  • 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 *...

  • Arnold Sanderson - At Large

    Arnold Sanderson - Strandquist, MN 1926 College - North Star Academy, Concordia College Class of 1930, University of Minnesota Masters Degree 1944 Activities - Active member North Central Assoc. of Colleges & Secondary Schools; High School College Relations Committee; Executive Secretary District 8; Southwest Athletic Conference Chairman at its inception; Noon Hour Kiwanis Club; started Early Risers Kiwanis Club Awards - Honored during half-time at football game in 1972; Awarded a Trojan let...

  • 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;...

  • Harry Sowles -WHS Class of 1926

    Harry Sowles - WHS Class of 1926 Football Basketball - All-District; All-Region Track Baseball -lettered freshman year College - Heuron College, Football (halfback) Harry and his wife, Clare have 3 children, Tom, Sue, and Mary.  He enjoys golf, hunting, fishing and boating.