1995 HOF


JOHN DAFLER
PLAYER 1952 - 1956
  • 9 Varsity Letters – 4 Baseball, 2 Track, 3 Basketball
  • Baseball – 4 Year Varsity Catcher – Every Game 1953-1956
  • Track -  State Track Meet–Shot Put 1954&1955, Broke County Track Shot Put Record 46’11-3/4”
  • Basketball – Starter for every game but 1 from 1954-1956, 1st Player in Dixie History to Score 1000 Points, 2 League Championships – 1954-1955, 1955-1956, Journal Herald All Star 1954-1955, 1955-1956, MVP Senior in County League Tournament, League Leading Score in 1955-1956, MVP Montgomery County Tournament 1955-1956


GARY GEARHART
PLAYER 1954 - 1958
  • Outstanding 3 Sport Athlete
  • Basketball – 4 Year Starter – Played in school record 94 games, 1,445 Career Points – 3rd in Dixie History, Career Scoring Average of 15.4 PPG, 1st Team All Ohio, 1st Team All Montgomery County, Team Leading Scorer – 1956-57, 1957-58, Led Dixie to school record 27 game winning streak and first State Tournament appearance in 1958 State Semi Finalists
  • Went on to play Basketball for Ohio State University and played on the Big Ten and National Championship Team of 1960


LARRY MARTIN
PLAYER 1954 - 1958
  • All-Ohio in basketball in 1958
  • Two-year varsity record of 59-3
  • All-Ohio in football
  • Two-year record of 16-2
  • State track finalist in the hurdles
  • Played on a Conference Championship baseball team

CAROL BLACK
PLAYER 1956 - 1960
  • 3 year member of the Girls Athletic Association
  • Played volleyball and basketball
  • Served as Class Vice-President and Treasurer
  • Scored 46 points in a varsity basketball game
  • Voted Most Athletic Female for three years
  • Played for NCR and Dayton AAU League


DICK SHIMP
PLAYER 1956 - 1960
  • 11 Varsity Letters – 4 Football, 3 Basketball, 3 Baseball
  • Football - 4 Year Varsity Letterman School Scoring Record – 40 Points in Game, Dixie Team MVP 1958, 1959, Co Captain 1959, All Little Buckeye League Player – 1957,1958,1959
  • Basketball - 3 Year Varsity Letterman, Co Captain – 1959-1960, Dixie MVP 1959-1960, Dixie Top Free Throw Percentage 1959-1960 - 87%, Starting Guard – 1958 State Semi Finals Team, All Montgomery County League Team 1959,1960, League MVP 1960, Montgomery Co. Tournament Team 1958-1959-1960, MVP Montgomery Co. Tournament 1959-1960, Montgomery Co. Tournament Single Game Scoring Record 34 Points – 1960, 932 Career Points, Honorable Mention All Ohio 1960
  • Baseball - 4 Year Varsity Letterman, Member of Regional Team – 1959, All League 1959



AL PETERS
PLAYER 1958 - 1962
  • 11 Varsity Letters - football 3, basketball 4, baseball 4
  • Pitched a no-hitter in baseball
  • Played in the Ohio North/South All-Star baseball game in 1962
  • Quarterbacked the football team
  • Basketball - 1st Team All-County three years, 1st Team All-Greater Dayton 1962, 1st Team All-Ohio 1962, Career Scoring leader DHS with 1,527 points
  • School record 700 points in one season
  • School record 600+ career field goals
  • School record 30 rebounds in a game


LARRY WILSON
PLAYER 1962 - 1966
  • Basketball 1st Team All-Ohio in Class “A”
  • Honorable Mention High School All-American
  • 1st Team Journal Herald in 1966
  • 1st Team Dayton Daily News in 1966
  • Scored 1007 career points
  • Career average of 20.5 points per game
  • First of only three Dixie athletes to compete in the annual North/South All-Star Game
  • Played at Lindsey Wilson Jr. Coll and Kent St. University
  • Leading re-bounder and team defensive MVP his senior year at Kent St.




CHERYL GAVER FRANKLIN
PLAYER 1980 - 1984
  • 11 Varsity Letters- 4 Basketball, 4 Softball,
    3 Volleyball
  • Most Improved in volleyball and basketball 1981
  • Volleyball MVP 1983 and 1984
  • Basketball MVP 1982, 1983, and 1984
  • Softball MVP 1984
  • Player of the Year in basketball in 1983
  • All-Star softball player in 1984
  • 1st Team SWBL basketball 1982, 1983, and 1984
  • 1st Team SWBL volleyball 1983 and 1984
  • 1st Team SWBL softball 1983 and 1984
  • Honorable Mention All-State basketball 1983
  • Jim Anderson Award Winner 1984




ROCHELLE MEINKING
PLAYER 1986 - 1990
  • Volleyball - 1988 2nd Team SWBL, 1989 1st Team SWBL, 1st Team and Player of the Year District 15, 1st Team Dayton Daily News
  • Softball - 1989 1st Team SWBL, Highest Bat Avg, 1990 Team Highest Bat Avg, Team MVP, 1st Team SWBL, 1st Team District 15, 1st Team Dayton Daily News, All Ohio Scholar Athlete 
  • Basketball - 1987-88 Honorable Mention SWBL, 1988 -1989 1st Team SWBL, District 15 UC Team, 1989 -1990 Team Captain, 1st Team SWBL, 1st Team District 15, 1st Team Dayton Daily News, 1st Team Southwest Ohio, 3rd Team All State, Dixie Girls Basketball Records - Career Assists 368
  • 9 Varsity Letters – 2 Volleyball, 3 Basketball,
    4 Softball