Jill (Treml) Stickney - MCSHOF Inductee - 2022
Jill (Treml) Stickney, of Custer, played basketball and softball and ran track at Mason County Eastern. In 1979, her senior year, Stickney was a state champion in shot put, setting a new state record that year with a throw of 41′ 7 3/8″ (12.68 meters). She also placed fifth in the discus with a throw of 107′ 2″ and was the Mason County track champion in shot put and discus. The 1979 track team was the state runner-up. Stickney also took second place in shot put at the state meet and fourth in 1977 and second in 1976, all in shot put. Stickney also excelled in softball, first as a member of the 1977 state runner-up softball team at MCE, when she pitched and played center field and then as a member of the ASA state champion Scottville Scotties team, where she played left field and received numerous honors for her outstanding defensive and offensive play. Stickney was also a WMD All-Conference selection in 1978 and 1979. Along with throwing shot put and discus, Stickney began throwing javelin while a member of the track team at Ferris State University. Upon graduation from Ferris, Stickney held numerous college records at Ferris. Her best throw in shot put was 41′ 6″, still the fifth best throw in FSU history. Jill (Treml) Stickney also coached softball at Mason County Central, from 1983-1994. She also had a teaching career in special education and was assistant principal at the high school for a couple years.