Josh Redding, 1996: He never played football until his freshman year of high school but developed into a dominating offensive lineman. He was a second-team all-state pick as a senior and earned a scholarship to Virginia Tech. He also was a good enough heavyweight wrestler to earn honorable mention all-league status. He was decent at the shot put but this was his true track and field highlight: The 285-pound senior stunned spectators by running a quarter mile in less than 60 seconds during a season-ending relay.
Shelly Lobach, 2007: A three-sport star who was best known for her field hockey skills. She was a three-time Daily Record field hockey all-star and was named the YAIAA's Division
Stacie Bowman Johnson, 1981: She was good enough in basketball to score 1,233 career points (second-best among females) and good enough in field hockey to earn a Division I scholarship to Northern Illinois University. She also ran sprints and did the high jump in track and field.
Andrew Kern, 2001: The three-sport star earned most of his headlines on the football field where he was a dangerous running back, receiver, punt returner and kickoff returner - scoring touchdowns all four ways as a senior. He was the Daily Record Player of the Year and earned a scholarship to Division I-AA James Madison University. He was an all-star point guard in basketball and standout sprinter in track and field.
Gene Gobrecht, 1983: He won two district wrestling titles and finished second in the PIAA Tournament as a 138-pound senior. His 110-14 career record included a 30-1 junior season. He also was a standout linebacker and field goal kicker on the football team, hitting a 34-yarder with seven seconds left to beat Delone Catholic. He earned a Division I wrestling scholarship to Shippensburg.
TWO TO WATCH
Twins Carissa and Cameron Throckmorton were dominant last year as freshmen. In softball, Carissa hit .515 with two home runs and was a standout pitcher and shortstop. In wrestling, Cameron won a district title, finished fourth at states and earned a 40-3 record.
OTHER NOTABLE NAMES
Catie Hare ('05) won two district titles in the 100 meters and had a second-place finish at states in that event. She ran track at Pitt.
Katie Davis ('02), a softball star, was named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Year at Fordham. She set seven records there, including career home runs.
Kyle Wildasin ('01) set a school record for career pitching appearances at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, a Division I school.
Ashley Lobach ('02) played in the 2005 Division III national title field hockey game for Messiah College.
Krista Meckley ('99) won a national championship in field hockey at the University of Michigan in 2001. It was the first women's national team title in school history.