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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 Inductees

  • Wendell Butcher – WHS 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… Continue Reading

    April 22, 2020
  • 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 enjoyed hunting, fishing,… Continue Reading

    April 20, 2020
  • Tresse (Klumper) Evenson – WHS Class of 1999

    Volleyball – Lettered 2 yearsCoach: Ann Bullerman and Pam Sieve Basketball – Lettered 3 years; 3-time All-Southwest Conference; Twice All-Area; Most Valuable – 2 yrs; All-State Honorable Mention; Academic All-State; Set career scoring record at WHS; State Class AA 3rd Place in 1999; selected for All-tournament Team; Three-time Southwest Conference team champions; National Nominee for Wendy’s HS… Continue Reading

    April 20, 2020
  • Allyson (DeVries) Lorang – WHS Class of 1999

    Volleyball – 2 years letter-winner; Most Valuable Player as a seniorCoaches: Ann Bullerman and Pam Sieve Basketball – 2 years; SW Conference Champs; State Class AA 3rd Place, undefeated until state semifinalsCoach: Don Kuiper Track – Lettered 6 years; Most Valuable – 2 years; 14 SW Conference titles in 100, 200, 400, 800 Meters, Long Jump, Triple Jump,… Continue Reading

    April 20, 2020
  • Greg Drent – WHS Class of 1993

    Football – 3 years; All-Southwest Conference; All-Area; All-State; Southwest Conference champions; undefeated regular season in 1992Coach: Dennis Hale Basketball – 2 year letter-winner; Played in Section 2AA championship both yearsCoach: Ron Vorwald Baseball – 3 year letter-winner; selected All-Southwest Conference; SW Conference champs in 1992Coach: Pat Shaughnessy 1993 Worthington HS Male Athlete of the Year College – Worthington Community… Continue Reading

    April 17, 2020
  • Bob Finke – WHS Class of 1999

    Cross Country – 4 year letter- winner; All-Southwest Conference; SW Conference champion; Most Valuable;   three-time State Meet qualifier; finished 11th as a senior in Class AACoaches: Rich Adel and Larry Petersen Track – 4 year letter-winner; Southwest Conference Champion; Most Valuable; Most Valuable; two time State Meet qualifierCoaches: Doug Perry and Larry Petersen College – Mankato State… Continue Reading

    April 17, 2020

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