Ludington High School

Robert Ayers

2020
Ludington High School - Inductee

Fast-Pitch Softball

Robert Ayers was a standout in the circle in fastpitch softball, helping to hurl the famed Urka 8s to the Class B state championship in both 1958 and 1965 while also finishing as the state runner-up three other times. Outside the diamond, Ayers was a key person in organizing fastpitch, serving as the president of the 55-team Mason County Softball Association from 1953 to 1966. In high school, A ...Read More...

Annie (Tewel) Sadosty

2020
Ludington High School - Inductee

Basketball

Annie (Tewel) Sadosty was a four-year varsity letterwinner, earning all-Seaway Conference honors in her final three years and finishing with 1,054 career points at Ludington High School. She was an all-area basketball player her junior and senior year, and she was first-team All-State. She went on to play two seasons at Dartmouth University. She was a two-sport star in high school, also being a ...Read More...

Dave Killips

2020
Ludington High School - Inductee

Tennis

Dave Killips won 100-plus matches at Ludington High School in tennis as he qualified for the state tournament in doubles play in 1971 and in singles play in 1972 and 1973. In three seasons, he lost just one singles match in conference play. He was 29-2 at No. 1 singles in his senior year, finishing at the Class B semifinals. After high school, Killips went on to play at Central Michigan where s ...Read More...

Adam Johnson

2020
Ludington High School - Inductee

Soccer

Adam Johnson was a standout soccer player at Ludington High School, playing on a state runner-up team in 1994. He was a first-team All-State selection in both his junior and senior seasons with the Orioles to go with conference, region and area honors. He went on to play at Western Michigan University for the Broncos — the first Mason County soccer player to play at a Division I school. He al ...Read More...

Steve Schoenherr

2019
Ludington High School - Inductee

Basketball

Steve Schoenherr Steve Schoenherr is a 1958 graduate of Ludington where he earned all-conference honors twice, scored 705 total points. He set a single high game point total of 42 for a team and league record. He was a winning middle distance runner at LHS. He was named first team All-State by both the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press in 1958 in basketball. He went on to the University of Mi ...Read More...

Rebecca Jensen Dilanni

2019
Ludington High School - Inductee

Tennis

Rebecca Jensen Dilanni Rebecca Jensen Dilanni garnered top 10 rankings as a youth, and eventually turned professional. She, and twin sister Rachel Jensen Faucett, were ranked in the top five nationally in doubles play and won national tournaments in their teenage years. Dilanni earned a scholarship at Kansas University where she was one half of a doubles national championship. Rebecca was twice ...Read More...

Rachel Jensen Faucett

2019
Ludington High School - Inductee

Tennis

Rachel Jensen Faucett Rachel Jensen Faucett was one of the top individual tennis players for her respective age as a youth, garnering top 10 rankings in singles and doubles, and eventually going professional. Paired with twin sister Rebecca Jensen Dilanni, they were ranked in the top five nationally in doubles play through their teenage years. Faucett experienced high WTA singles ranking, won m ...Read More...

Harrie Volkers

2019
Ludington High School - Inductee

Basketball

Harrie Lee Volkers Harrie Lee Volkers is a 1960 graduate of Ludington where he played football, basketball, baseball and track. He earned All-Conference and All-State honors during his senior year in basketball, and he amassed 937 career points. Harrie was considered one of LHS’s best “big men” during the golden years of LHS basketball, and voted “Most Athletic” in 1960. He went on to ...Read More...

2001 Ludington Boys Soccer Team

2018
Ludington High School - Inductee

Soccer

The 2001 Ludington boys soccer team won the 2001 MHSAA Division 3 soccer state championship with a 24-1-2 record. The Orioles won district and regional titles as well as its conference. The team had two first-team All-State players. The Orioles were coached by Fred Horstman and assisted by Chad Horstman, Tim Bryant and Brad Reed. Members of the team were Joel Budreau, Landon McIntosh, Steve Massie ...Read More...

Wally Schafer

2018
Ludington High School - Inductee

Cross Country, Track & Field

Wally Schafer is a 1957 graduate of Ludington High School where he set the state record in the mile run in 1956 with a time of 4:37.04. He was the state runner-up the following spring despite losing a shoe on the first lap. He earned four varsity letters and was the Orioles' track captain his senior year while also being named the All-Around Senior. He went to the University of Michigan on a track ...Read More...