Gordon Thompson – WHS Class of 1923
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 activities in high school.
College – Huron College 1923-1924, Football – All Conference team ; University of Minnesota – spring football
Gordon and his wife, Sylvia have a daughter, Jane. He was the City Clerk/Manager Utilities for the city of Worthington until he retired in 1972. Gordon enjoys golf. He was inducted into the Trojan Hall of Fame in 1991.