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Trojan Hall of Fame

The Worthington High School Athletic Hall of Fame was founded in 1989. The Hall of Fame honors unique individuals whose efforts in competition, coaching and support have helped WHS athletics be successful. All Hall of Fame inductees must have demonstrated dedication, attitude and conduct that honors the Worthington High School.

Members of the Hall of Fame come from three divisions:

Athlete – A WHS graduate whose accomplishments have set them apart from the thousands of young men and women who have participated for Worthington High School.

Coach – Teachers/Coaches who have spent the majority of their careers serving the student/athletes of Worthington.

At-large – Support personnel such as members of the media or loyal Trojan fans who have contributed to the promotion of Worthington High School.


Trojan Hall of Fame Entries

  • 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… Continue Reading

    April 27, 2020
  • Ron Vorwald – Coach

    Head Basketball Coach – 24 years Assistant Football Coach – 19 years Assistant Track Coach – 3 years 5 – Southwest Conference Championships 3 – Section Championships 3 – State Tournament Appearances 3 – Section Coach of the Year Award 1 – State Class AA Coach of the Year Award Before coming to Worthington, Ron… Continue Reading

    April 22, 2020
  • Jeff Drent – WHS Class of 1994

    Football – Lettered 2 years, SWC All-Conference, All-Area, MVP, Conference Championship Basketball – Lettered 2 years, Conference & Section Champions, State Tournament Participant Baseball – Lettered 2 years, SWC All-Conference, MVP,  Don Strom Male Athlete of the Year Award Recipient Jeff attended Minnesota West and Mankato State University.  He played baseball at Mankato State in 1996 – 1997.… Continue Reading

    April 22, 2020
  • Jacquelyn Mammen – WHS Class of 1999

    Tennis – Lettered 3 years Basketball – Lettered 2 years Track & Field – Lettered 3 years Jacquelyn graduated from the University of St. Catherines. She currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia. She was inducted into the Trojan Hall of Fame in 2015.

    April 22, 2020
  • Albert Mathiesen – At Large

    No. 1 Trojan Fan! Albert has been the Trojans number 1 fan for more the forty-five years. He can be spotted front and center at all of the Trojan sporting events throughout the year. Albert knows many of our players, coaches and fans. You will often see officials and opposing coaches greeting him before an… Continue Reading

    April 22, 2020
  • Dave Cummings – Coach

    Coach 1977 – 1991 Head Wrestling Coach – 14 years Football Coach – 14 years 11 Southwest Conference Championships 6 State Team Tournament Appearances  Placed 5th in 1978 Placed 4th in 1980 6 Section 2AA Coach of the Year Awards Coached Minnesota Wrestling All-Star Team in 1989 Inducted into Mayo Civic Center Hall of Fame… Continue Reading

    April 22, 2020
  • Dee Hale – At Large

    Dee Hale. She has been involved in Worthington athletics for more than 40 years. She is known for her “Happy Grams” which she distributes to acknowledge and encourage all students. Dee says she has enjoyed supporting Worthington Trojan athletics, cheering when her husband was coaching and their children were participating and also being supportive of… Continue Reading

    April 22, 2020
  • Ken Henkels – WHS Class of 1977

    Football – Lettered 3 years, All-Conference honors Wrestling – Lettered 3 years Track – Lettered 2 years Coach (1983- 2016) – football for 25 years, cross country for eight, wrestling for 15 and girls and boys track for 23. Ken and his wife, Pat currently reside in Worthington, Minnesota.  They have 4 children; Toby, Kelly, Derek, and Sam. He… Continue Reading

    April 22, 2020
  • Kelly Henkels – WHS Class of 2000

    Basketball – Lettered 2 years, Conference Championship 1999, State tournament 3rd Place Team 1999 Track – Lettered 5 years, School record in 100 meters, 4X400-meter relay, State Qualifier 4 years, 10 time Conference champion, 2 time team MVP, 5 SWC Team Championships Cross Country – 1 year Volleyball – 1 year Kelly earned WHS Female Athlete of the Year… Continue Reading

    April 22, 2020
  • Mark Hagemann – WHS Class of 1994

    Basketball – Lettered 4 years, All-Conference 2 years, All-Area 2 years, Second Team All-State Award (Pioneer Press), State Tournament team 1993-1994, Minnesota Select Team 1993, Minnesota All-Star Team 1993-1994,  SW Conference Champs 1992-1993, 1993-1994, Regional Champs 1993-1994, State Tournament 1993 – 1994. Track – Lettered 2 years Mark attend Bowling Green State University 1994 – 1995, Augustana… Continue Reading

    April 22, 2020

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