Max Carey

Free Soil High School - Inductee

Baseball, Basketball, Coach

Free Soil was a small community, but the success of its basketball program under the tutelage of Max Carey was large. In Carey's 26 years as their coach, the Pirates won or shared 15 Western Michigan D League championships, 11 Class D district titles and five regional championshi ...Read More...

Mike Hankwitz

Mason County Central - Inductee

Basketball, Football, Track & Field

George Michael Hankwitz made his mark in athletics as a participant at Mason County Central High School, as a member of the University of Michigan's football team and as a long-time assistant college football coach. In his 40 years of coaching, his teams have recorded 34 winning ...Read More...

Pete Tillotson

Ludington High School - Inductee


Ludington High became the first team in Mason County to reach the state finals in basketball. With Pete Tillotson at center, Joe Kowatch coached the Orioles to a 21-2 record and a state runner-up finish in 1952. In 1953, the Orioles were 18-4 and a state semifinalist. Tillotson w ...Read More...

Matt Flutur

Mason County Central - HS Honoree

Baseball, Basketball, Football, Track & Field

Mason County Central's football team was 7-4 in 2004 and advanced to the Division V district finals for the first time, due in large part to the quarterbacking of Matt Flutur. The senior athlete of the year at MCC, Flutur played football for four years, basketball for four years, ...Read More...

Taryn Ezdebski

Ludington High School - HS Honoree

Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball

Taryn Ezdebski, a Ludington High School graduate, lettered three times in three sports: basketball, volleyball and soccer. She was a key member of the basketball team which advanced to the Class B state semifinals for the first time ever and compiled a best-ever record of 24 wins ...Read More...