Darrington Hall of Fame announces next class

  • Wed Jun 27th, 2012 5:19pm
  • Sports

The Darrington Hall of Fame Committee has selected a group of people and one group to be inducted into the 2012 Darrington High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

The inductee ceremony will be Saturday, Nov. 17 at Darrington High School at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Archie Van Winkle, one of the inductees, joined the Marines, earning 19 medals and citations, including the Congressional Medal of Honor given to him by President Harry S. Truman. He also fought in three wars: WWII, Korean and Vietnam.

Here’s the list of inductees:


Dan O’Malley (Coached high school football, JV baseball, softball, track and field, middle school volleyball and basketball).

School/Community Supporters

Beryl and Rita Mauldin for their significant support and leadership of students and coaches for over 30 years.

Boys Athletes

Kevin Ashe (football, basketball, baseball); Gary Black (football, basketball, baseball); Ivor Hogland (football, basketball, baseball); Verner Hogland (basketball, baseball); Roger Jones (football, basketball, baseball); Doug Lenker (football, basketball, baseball); Archie Van Winkle (football, boxing, basketball, baseball)

Girl Athletes

Lindsay Boyd (volleyball, basketball, softball); Susan Howard (volleyball, basketball, softball, track); Rhonda Mathis (volleyball, basketball, softball); Tina Mathis (volleyball, basketball, softball, track); Carolyn Nysether (tennis, basketball, cheerleading, drill); Tracy Robinson (volleyball, basketball, softball); Heidi Wright (tennis, basketball, cheerleading, drill).


1981 Boys Baseball State “B” Champions (Players: Joe Abrahamson, Jeff Bryson, Gary Jones, Steve Jones, John Julian, Don Korr, Doug Lenker, John Morgan, Kenny Nations, Danny O’Malley, Duane Paul, Blake Pennington, Fate Shuler, Kevin Tollenaar, Ken Terhaar; Coach: Nancy Snyder; Manager: Grant Terhaar; Scorekeeper: Judy Shanahan; Bus Driver: Shirley Lewis)