Ora Rolfe  1957

Ora Rolfe 1957

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Orrie Rolfe earned 7 varsity letters at Stivers with 3 letters in football and 4 letters in track. He was an excellent football player as a guard in his sophomore and halfback in his junior and senior years. Orrie was selected "Player of the Week" 3 times during his Stivers career, with the most significant in a losing cause to Chaminade in 1956. Orrie scored 3 touchdowns, a 77 yard run and two pass receptions, 63 yards and 49 yards from Gary Tanner. He was remarkable on defense as well, batting down 3 potential touchdown passes. Orrie had another outstanding game against Dunbar scoring Stivers TD in a 6-6 tie and gaining 69 yards for a 7.7 yard average. Orrie was second in scoring in the City League as a…
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K Schnarre  1954

K Schnarre 1954

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K (his first name really is K without a period) earned 3 varsity letters each in football and track. He was an excellent blocker and hard nosed tackler who contributed greatly to 2 championship teams in his 4 years of football at Stivers. The Tiger freshman football team won the City Championship in 1950 and the 1952 Tigers were City Public League champs losing only to Chaminade 20-13. K suffered a broken ankle in the premier opener of his senior year. He recovered and played at a high level to earn 2nd Team All-City as a tackle. K was truly a track star participating in the Shot Put and Discus in his 4 years at Stivers. Most notable was breaking the Shot Put record held by Bill Hosket, Sr. (1930)…
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Shirley Turvey Griffith  1952

Shirley Turvey Griffith 1952

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Shirley Turvey Griffith was an outstanding athlete in an era when high schools nationally did not offer interscholastic athletic programs to female students. She excelled in tennis, volleyball, basketball and field hockey at the college level as evidenced by her induction into the Ohio Wesleyan University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1977. Shirley grew up in the Walnut Hills area which was noted for developing excellent tennis players. She won her first tennis title in 1949 and became a member of the Stivers (boys) tennis team in 1951. Shirley played 1st doubles, but after several winning matches she was declared ineligible to continue. She continued competing and winning tennis titles in local and regional tournaments while in high school. Following college, Shirley was a teacher at Vandalia-Butler High School and…
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Bobby Williams  1957

Bobby Williams 1957

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Bobby Williams moved from Tennessee to Dayton for his senior year at Stivers and made an immediate impact on the Tiger football squad. Bobby had been All Conference on the Homestead High School team. Coach Jim Hanby recognized Bobby's skills and installed him into the starting lineup. Bobby's superior performance throughout the season earned him All City Defensive Guard on both the Dayton Daily News and Journal Herald teams. Bobby received a football scholarship to Central State University, started four games as a freshman and received a varsity letter. Bobby withdrew from school after his freshman year and joined the United States Air Force. He had been introduced to the sport of boxing during his senior year at Stivers. In fact, Bobby was named "Outstanding Athlete" in boxing by the…
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Terry Thompson  1955

Terry Thompson 1955

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Terry Thompson was an outstanding athlete who moved to Stivers High School from the Beavercreek School District his senior year. While at Beavercreek, Terry earned five letters. He also played on the Ohio Class B State baseball team his freshman year. Terry was one of three great athletes who moved into the Stivers district in 1954; senior year for all three. Terry along with twins Jim and John Lord made All-City in football and are now in the Stivers Hall of Fame. In Terry's senior year, Stivers football team defeated Chaminade twenty-seven to thirteen (27-13) ending a forty-nine game winning streak for Chaminade in the City League. The week prior to being defeated by Stivers, Chaminade had soundly defeated Flaget H.S. of Louisville, Kentucky State Champions, fifty -four to zero.…
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Patricia Greger Wikle  1964

Patricia Greger Wikle 1964

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Patty Greger was an outstanding gymnast for coach Joe Sullivan. As a freshman she was the City of Dayton champion on the Trampoline. The next year she not only won the Gold medal on the Trampoline but also the Bronze medal on the Balance Beam. In 1962 Patty was named "Miss Fitness" by the Dayton city schools. In 1963 in the city of Dayton meet Patty won her third Gold meda on the Tramp and added a Gold metal in Floor Exercise. In 1964 Patty won her fourth Gold medal on the Trampoline and the Silver on the Balance Beam and Bronze in Floor Exercise. Womens' gymnastics had not yet been expanded to District and State competition. Some of Patty's other accomplishments at Stivers include Home Coming Queen in 1963,…
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