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Mike Brown

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1980-2009

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Mike Brown has coached multiple sports at multiple levels during a 29-year time period at Napa High. He began his Napa High coaching career in 1980 as a junior varsity football assistant coach before transitioning to the varsity level where

Bill Buckner

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Bill Buckner is known throughout the country by knowledgeable baseball observers as one of the great hitters to play major league baseball. Only 44 players in the history of Major League Baseball have hit safely more times than Bill Buckner.

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John Colledge*

John Colledge*

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1932-1958

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John Colledge was an all time great athlete at Corning High School and Chico State College. In high school, Colledge had an incredible record as a four year star in all four major sports – football, basketball, baseball and track.

Lori Cook

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Lori Cook has had an incredible career as a softball player and coach and it all began as a freshman at Napa High School when she became the first freshman to make the varsity team as a starting outfielder. In

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Bob Covey*

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For many years, the name Bob Covey was synonymous with football excellence in the city of Napa. As a sophomore, he was moved up to the varsity from the ramblers during the season. His keen football mind and crisp tackling

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Jim Dykes*

Jim Dykes*

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Jim Dykes was an outstanding baseball and football player whose high school career was interrupted by World War II. As a freshman in 1941, Dykes started several games as a pitcher for Napa High School. He had a very strong

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Randy Franck

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Randy Franck was a football player at Napa High School in 1979, 1980 and 1981. To those who saw him play, coached him, or played with or against him, this first sentence is a gross understatement. As a sophomore in

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Barbara Franco

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1980-1996

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Barbara Franco was the women’s volleyball coach at Napa High School for 17 seasons, two years as frosh-soph coach in 1980 and ’81, and 15 years as women’s varsity coach from 1982-96. She established an incomparable record of success, whether

Les Franco

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Les Franco was the Most Valuable Player on the 1961 football team, excelling as a linebacker on defense and part-time quarterback on offense. He was also an outstanding linebacker on the 1960 team. Like his father before him, Franco was

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Louie Guisto*

Louie Guisto*

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With his induction into the Napa High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999, Louie Guisto becomes the oldest alumnus to be so honored. Not much is known about Guisto’s achievements at Napa High School, but based on his accomplishments

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Steve Hendrickson

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Steve Hendrickson was a football player and wrestler at Napa High School. While Hendrickson received many accolades for his wrestling abilities, which included being ranked by the Sacramento Bee as a junior, being named captain of the Napa team and

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Bob Herlocker

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1985-2009

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Bob Herlocker has been a teacher and a coach for 39 years, 25 of which have been at Napa High. Herlocker began his coaching career at Hiram Johnson High School in 1970. Herlocker made several stops along the way to

Glenn Hughes

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Glenn Hughes has been a fixture at Napa High athletic events for 20 years, taking care of the athletes that wear the blue and gold. A co-owner of Napa Valley Physical Therapy, Hughes has offered his training services free of

Tish Johnson

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Tish Johnson was an outstanding athlete at Napa High School and has gone on to gain national recognition as one of the top performers on the Women’s Professional Bowlers Tour. Johnson played volleyball at Napa, but the Committee had no

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Denny Lewis

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1974-2004

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Denny Lewis was the Napa High School men’s basketball coach from 1974 to 2002, 28 years of directing the Blue and Gold program. His teams won 376 games during his coaching tenure and he has had a positive influence on

Jim Link

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Jim Link had a two sport career at Napa High School. He performed well on the baseball field and had an incredible record as a three year starter on the football team. As a freshman, Link was a starter on

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Arlie Lloyd

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Arlie Lloyd was a standout defensive tackle for the Napa Indian football teams of 1958 and 1959. One San Francisco newspaper singled out Lloyd as one of Northern California’s top defensive high school linemen. Lloyd’s high school coach Bob Covey,

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Mark Lye

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Mark Lye is the best golfer to play at Napa High. While a player for the Napa team from 1968-1970, he never lost a match. He was named Athlete of the Year in 1970. Lye earned a golf scholarship to

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Bruce McCall

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Bruce McCall is being inducted into the Napa High School Athletic Hall of Fame for his long time assistance to coaches and athletes as a physical therapist and athletic trainer. McCall was a three-sport star at Righetti High School in

Tim Mulligan

Tim Mulligan

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1976-2007

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Tim Mulligan retired from teaching after 37 years. After starting at Redwood Middle School, where he served as both teacher and coach, most of his teaching career was spent coaching Napa High teams in various capacities. He was the assistant

Keith Orr*

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1965-1998

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Keith Orr was a coach in the Napa system for over 40 years, over 34 of which were at Napa High School. He coached football, basketball and track at the high school level, baseball and basketball at the junior high

Bob Porter

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Bob Porter was a standout baseball player at Napa High in 1976 and 1977, leading the Indians to the league championship with a .447 batting average. As an outfielder, Porter won the following honors as a junior: All-Honors Team, All-County

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Todd Pridy

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Todd Pridy was a football and baseball player at Napa High School. With all due respect to his football talent, Pridy will always be remembered for what he contributed to the Napa High baseball program – first as a player

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Pete Rivers*

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Pete Rivers came to the Napa Valley in 1950 from Oklahoma, where he was a living legend as a high school and college athlete and a high school coach. The Napa High School Athletic Hall of Fame is the fifth

Dana Schulz

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Dana Schulz was an outstanding two-sport athlete at Napa high School and later at Napa Junior College. Schulz was a standout center and linebacker on the 1964 NBL Championship Napa Indian team. He led the team in tackles, recovered 10

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Dick Simpson

Dick Simpson

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Dick Simpson was a two-sport standout for the Indians during his time at Napa High, but truly excelled on the football field. A Co-Captain on the 1964-1965 squad, he had the unique distinction of being named to the All-North Bay

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Clint Smith*

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1957-1987

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Clint Smith was active on the school coaching scene in Napa from 1957 to 1987 as a baseball coach at Napa College, a football and basketball coach at Ridgeview Junior High School in addition to the Napa High School freshman,

Jay Suesens

Jay Suesens

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Jay Suesens was a football standout for the Indians during his tenure at Napa High. He was All-Monticello Empire League in both his junior and senior years, and was also named NHS Student of the Month. As a lineman for

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Eric Tye

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Eric Tye played three years of football and baseball at Napa High. He played on junior varsity teams as a sophomore and starred on the varsity teams in his junior and senior years. He was All-NBL honorable mention in 1973

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Matt Yourkin

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Matt Yourkin was an incredible two-sport student-athlete and leader on both the football and baseball fields. As quarterback for the Indians, Yourkin was named a team captain and selected as Coaches Offensive Player of the Year during his senior campaign,

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