2009 Dixie Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees


1967 FOOTBALL TEAM
TEAM 1967
  • The 1967 Football Team compiled a record of 8-1, which is the best record in school history. During the 1967 season they were ranked as high as 2 nd in the state of Ohio. They set several school and individual records some of which still stand today.
  • The team was coached by Head Coach David Griffith and Assistant Coach Don Queen. The team consisted of Seniors: Gerald Blosser (Co-Captain), Ken Boehmer (Captain), Daryl Leis, Greg McDonald, Mike MsKinney, Tim Munn, Chuck Osborn, David Rains, Marc Smith, and David Standafer. Juniors: Gale Adkins, James Castle, Joe Johnson, Dennis Lantis, Mark Mitchell, Mike Monce, Dan Moore, Mark Sizemore, Ted Sizemore, David Stahr, and Steve White. Sophomores: Tom Bechtel, Don Birbal, Larry Garber, Charlie Hypes, Wes McKinney, Rick Miller, Steve Roesch, Ted Shadoan, Marty Werts, Glenn Witt, Jeff Eck, and Tom Mullis. Cheerleaders: Beck Nicholas, Pat Tarpley, Carol Wall, Debbie Bales, Chris Shipper, and Valerie Creech. Managers: Dan Walden, Ray Wampler, and Randy Shellabarger and Statistician Bob Golden.



DAVID GRIFFITH "GRIFF'
COACH 1966-1971
  • Head Football Coach Dixie Greyhounds  1966-1971
  • Leader. Coach, Mentor, Teacher
  • Record: 29 Wins, 6 Losses, 2 Ties
  • Career Winning Percentage of 81%
  • An Inspiration to all who played for him
  • Remembered for saying: “Son you are going to have to rise to the occasion”
  • Most Points in a Game – 86
  • Most Points in a Season – 341
  • Most Yards Rushing Game – 650
  • Most Total Yards Game – 700
  • Most Rushing Yards Season – 3,319
  • Most Total Yards in a Season – 3,723
  • Most Touchdowns in a Game – 11
  • Most Touchdowns in as Season – 48
  • Most Interceptions Season – 15
  • Most Fumble Recoveries in a Season -15
  • Most Blocked Punts in a Game – 2