1. Leonard Bucher ('75)

He earned nine varsity letters during his Thunderbolt career and was an absolute star in both football and baseball. He was also good at basketball. He was a team captain for all three sports as a senior. That year, Littlestown's football team was a perfect 12-0, thanks in part to his 40 receptions - plus he made the Big 33 squad for his play at outside linebacker. He caught 79 passes for 1,577 yards and 26 touchdowns for his career. In 1975, the four-year starter in baseball led the team in hitting. After high school, the Adams County Sports Hall of Famer went on to play football and baseball at Bucknell University.

2. Brock Harner ('05)

Simply a great all-around athlete, Harner had 1,023 points for the Thunderbolt basketball team in his career but really got attention in football. His gridiron career included 29 TDs, 144 receptions and 2,199 receiving yards. He was a two-time first-team all-state selection in football and a three-time YAIAA all-star, including on defense as a sophomore. The all-star accolades also extended to basketball, where he was a second-team all-YAIAA player in both his junior and senior seasons. As a senior, he ran the 200 and 400 meters for Littlestown's track team.

3. Jeremiah Collins ('99)

Despite being only 5-foot-9 and 205 pounds, no player in area history has rushed for more yards than Collins, who amassed 4,433 yards and 67 TDs in a remarkable career.


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The three-time all-star was named offensive player of year as a senior. "A strong-willed, but easygoing individual," coach Mike Lippy said. "He was strong as an ox. When you hit him, it was like hitting a truck." He was known for training by doing sprints with a parachute and bench-pressed 330 to 350 pounds. Collins also was a good wrestler at 189 pounds and was on the track team. He went on to play football at Clarion.

4. Katie Warehime ('05)

A three-sport all-star, she put up 1,426 career points in basketball (which she is now playing at Shepherd College). She was third-team all-state in basketball in her senior year and was a YAIAA all-star in both her junior and senior seasons. She was also an all-star in volleyball and track (after placing second in the high jump at the YAIAA meet). She totaled nine varsity letters during her career (four in basketball, three in volleyball, two in track).

5. Cory Beaver ('08)

In the winter of 2007, he became the school's only state champion wrestler when he won the PIAA Class AA title as a junior at 171 pounds. Unfortunately, he was injured late in his senior year. A three-time state qualifier on the mat, he was also a standout running back on the Thunderbolt football team for two seasons, going for 1,000 yards as a senior. He also earned one letter in track and is slated to wrestle at the University of Pennsylvania this school year.

6. Wendy Oaster ('87)

Her 1,650 points rank her second all-time at Littlestown, and she is one of the school's best softball players. In softball, she was a four-year starter, playing both shortstop and catcher at times, and recorded some of the school's highest batting averages over those four years with seasons of .514, .478, .548 and .500.

7. Robert Rohrbaugh ('02)

He closed his Thunderbolt baseball career by being named YAIAA player of the year and shared the same honor the season before. As a senior, the lefty paced Littlestown to the YAIAA Division I championship by striking out 122 batters in 59 innings and posting a league-low 0.35 ERA. After playing his college ball at Clemson, he moved on to the Seattle Mariners organization, where he was named Seattle minor-league pitcher of year after the 2007 season.

8. Eddie Koontz ('64)

He lettered in football, baseball and basketball and was a standout at all three. He made his name, however, in football and went on to Catawba College, where he is in the school's Hall of Fame. He even played professionally as a linebacker with the Boston Patriots in 1968. Injuries shortened his career after just one season in the AFL, but the 17th-round draft pick did start six games as a rookie in 1968. 

9. Tyler Gorman ('00)

A three-time all-star on the mat, Gorman was named Division II wrestler of year in 2000 after finishing sixth in states. As a sophomore, he went undefeated at 112 and 119 pounds before losing in the first round of districts. However, he did win a crown in track and field when he won the YAIAA and District 3 titles in the pole vault, the same event in which he went on to place fourth at states.

10. Neal Lippy ('75)

Lippy led Littlestown to back-to-back championships and was much more than a one-way football player. In his senior season, he threw for 1,400 yards, leading the Bolts to an undefeated season. Lippy was also a track star, winning the District 3 title in the pole vault, soaring 13 feet, 3 inches, which was a school record for 20 years.