1998 Dixie Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees





JIM ECK, SR.
PLAYER 1939 - 1943
  • 4 Varsity Letters – 2 Basketball, 2 Baseball
  • Baseball – 2 year starter as a catcher and third baseman
  • Basketball – 2 Year Starter and Letterman; Montgomery County Champions Junior and Senior seasons; Undefeated League Play as a senior; 1st Team All-Montgomery County as a senior; District Finalist as a junior; Montgomery County Tournament Champion as a junior
  • College – Attended Ashland College receiving a Bachelor of Science in Education

 



JANE BORGERT
ATHLETIC DIRECTOR/COACH 1979 - 1996
  • Athletic Director - First female Athletic Director in the SWBL; One of three female “Pioneer” Athletic Directors in SW Ohio; Became a certified Athletic Administrator in 1992 and again in 1997; 17 year member of the SW Athletic Director’s Association; Served as Secretary, Vice President and President of the SW Association; Wrote and produced the SW Athletic Director’s Directory which included over 200 districts; Organized and chaired the Committee for Sportsmanship; Obtained the Harold A. Meyer Sportsmanship Award numerous times; Helped plan and promote Athletic Director’s position in the Middle School.
  • Coaching - MS Cheer advisor for three years; Head Softball coach from 1971-1979; Coached Dixie’s first fast-pitch softball team; Head Girls’ Basketball for three years; Started and coached the first ever 7th and 8th grade girls’ basketball teams



DEREK SIZEMORE
PLAYER 1987 - 1991

  • 4 Varsity Letters

  • Basketball - 3 year starter

  • Team Leading Scorer 3 Years,

  • 1991 Miami Valley Scoring Leader, 1988-89 Second team All SWBL, 1989-90 and 1990-91 First Team

  • All SWBL, Dayton Daily All Area, Southwest Ohio Co-Player of the Year, First Team All-State 1989-90 District 15 Underclassman of the year

  • 1990-91 District All Star, Honorable Mention USA Today All American, Ohio North South All-Star

  • Dixie Basketball Record, Most points in a game and career 54 - 1.589

  • Most Field Goal in a game - 22

  • Most 3 Point Field Goals game, season, career - 8 - 78 - 191

  • Highest scoring Average Season, Career - 30.4 PPG - 24.8 PPG

  • Fourth career assists - 256 Fifth career recoveries - 143

  • College - Two year starter at Sinclair

  • Second team O.J.C.C. 2 years; 1992 Sinclair Tip Off Classic MVP


DWIGHT GABBARD
PLAYER 1974 - 1978
  • 4 Varsity Letters – 3 Basketball, 1 Football
  • Basketball – 3 Year Starter at Center, Team Leader in Field Goal Percentage (53%) and Rebounds 289 Sophomore season; 1977-78 1st Team SWBL, District 15 Senior of the Year, Southwest Ohio Player of the Year, First Team All Ohio, All Greater Dayton Player, Journal Herald All Star Team, Brookville Star Player of the Year, Sports Scenes 1st Team All Area, Dayton Area All Star Team, Team Most Valuable Defensive Player, Team Leading 311 Rebounds, Sectional and District Champions, Season Record of 21-2, SWBL Champions; Career Stats – 3rd in Boys Basketball Rebounds – 667, 5 Games with 20+ Rebounds – Career High 27, 55% Field Goal Percentage
  • College – Full Basketball Scholarship to University of South Carolina at Spartanburg;  Played 4 years, Member of the 1982 NAIA National Championship Team; Received a degree in Business in 1982







PHIL HOKE
PLAYER 1980 - 1984
  • 6 Varsity Letters – 3 Basketball, 3 Golf
  • Golf – 4 Year Golfer, 3 Year Letterman; Most Improved Golfer sophomore Year
  • Basketball – 3 Year Starter and Letterman; 1981-82,1982-83,1983-84 – 1st Team SWBL; 1982-83, 1983-84 – SWBL Player of the Year; 1982-83, 1983-84 – 1st Team District 15; 1983-84 – District 15 Player of the Year; 1983-84–Played in North-South All State All Star Game; 1983-84 – 2nd Team All State; 1,316 Career Points – 4th All Time in Dixie’s History, Averaging 23 points Junior Year, 21 Points Senior Year; 790 Career Rebounds – 1st All Time in Dixie’s History; 1983-84 – Sectional and District Champions, and Regional Runner Up; Co Holder of School Record 8 Steals in a Game
  • College – Accepted a Full Ride Scholarship to play Basketball at Georgia Southern University; Played for 2 Years