Terrance Morgan  2007

Terrance Morgan 2007

2012 Inductees
Terrance learned to play basketball at the University of Dayton summer camp taught by UD Coach Oliver Purnell and future Stivers Coach Carlos Roberts. Terrance was a four year starter at point guard for the Stivers Tigers. He was only 5’8’’ and 145 pounds but was a hustler and never gave up. He earned many honors including 2007 Player of the Year, in District 15, Player of the Year Patriot Division, 1st team All League, MVP Northridge Veterans Holiday Tournament, Athlete of the Week in 2007, All Ohio North-South All Star game in 2007, All Area Basketball Division III 2007, Co-captain his junior year and captain in senior year. Terrance was one of the Dayton area’s leading scorers with a 47.5 field goal percentage and a 71.2 free throw percentage average.…
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Don Measel 1959

Don Measel 1959

2012 Inductees
Don Measel attended Stivers from 1955- 1959 - during which time, he became an all around athlete. Don played both football and baseball, 4 years at Stivers lettering 2 times in each sport. He played basketball 4 years at Stivers. This was truly his best sport. He was a 2 year starter as a junior and senior on the ‘58 and ’59 teams. As a junior, he was awarded a silver basketball for leading the team in free throw attempts - shooting 67%. Don followed in the footsteps of the Morgan Brothers - Jim and Mickey - by managing L.I.M. (Lutheran Inner Mission) gym for two years. He often set up metal chairs - as a barrier - around the foul circle, and practiced shooting - day in and day…
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Don Owens 1956

Don Owens 1956

2012 Inductees
Don came to Stivers from Emerson Elementary School. His mother refused to let Don play sports his freshman year because she wanted him to make better grades. Don played three years of varsity football and two years of varsity baseball. He was a two year starter as an offensive tackle on the Stivers football team. Don also played defensive end during his senior year. Don was elected first team All-City offensive tackle as a senior. The highlight of his sports career at Stivers was the victory over Chaminade in his junior year. Don was the starting tackle between Stivers Hall of Famers John Lord and Danny Wheeler on that outstanding team that won the City Championship. Don played two years of varsity baseball as a first baseman and an outfielder.…
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Jim Benge 1952

Jim Benge 1952

2012 Inductees
Jim Benge was a 3 sport athlete at Stivers earning 2 letters in football, 2 letters in basketball and 3 letters in baseball. Although baseball was his favorite and best sport, Jim made basketball his lifelong competitive love even to the day he died in 2010. Jim was a 2 year starter at defensive end on the football squad and was noted as a tough defender and a sure tackler. In basketball, Jim was a back-up forward-center on the 1951 and 1952 city championship teams. He played an important role of the bench to spell Stivers Hall of Famers Jack Tinsley, Dale Fairchild and Vern Woods. He was a good rebounder and played strong defense. Jim was an outstanding left handed pitcher and played a key role in Stivers winning…
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Sam Andrews – 1929

Sam Andrews – 1929

2012 Inductees
In 1925, Sam was the captain of the very successful Emerson Junior High basketball team. The team went on to win the City Junior High Basketball Championship. His teammates were Bill Hosket, Max Padlow, Herb Brown, Larry McAfee and Bobby Colburn who all went on to Stivers. Sam went to Steele High School. Sam transferred from Steele as a sophomore to play on the Stivers basketball team with his old teammates from Emerson. In 1928 & 1929he played as a regular and in both years they won the Class A State Championship. He was named to the All City 2nd team as a guard. Sam also played on the Stivers football and baseball teams. Sam went to Otterbein College. He lettered in football, basketball and baseball. He was the captain of…
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Cletus Sillin – 1920

Cletus Sillin – 1920

2012 Inductees
Cletus “Clete” Sillin had a great athletic career at Stivers. He was on the basketball team in 1918, 19 and 20. The basketball team was state champion in 1919 and ‘20. By far his better sport was football. He played on the 1917, 18 and 19 football teams. The team’s 1918 season was severely limited by an epidemic that caused games to be cancelled and the school was closed for some time during the season. In 1919 he was quarterback and team captain and led the team in scoring. He had two great scoring games that year. Against Wilmington, Ohio, he scored five touchdowns on a rain soaked field as Stivers defeated Wilmington 99-0. He followed that a few weeks later with a record setting performance. Against a highly regarded Richmond,…
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June Zeis  1948  – Special Recognition

June Zeis 1948 – Special Recognition

2012 Inductees
Tell us, what can this lady not do? And what would our Stivers family do without this truly amazing woman? Through the years she seems to be everywhere, doing everything. While most of us sit and watch, she continues to serve and to do. She is totally responsible for the Stivers High School Alumni News, an unmatched quarterly that is mailed to over 900 alumni throughout the United States and Canada. Additionally, each year she produces this Hall of Fame program book you are reading. She works every day for the Dayton Fire Department as an administrative assistant. On Saturdays, she acts as a mediator for the Dayton Mediation Center. Yet she spends time to serve as hostess at the informal lunch gathering of Stivers alumni at the MCL Cafeteria…
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