Buccaneers News · 2018 Xenia Athletic Hall Of Fame To Be Inducted This Friday And Saturday. Click For Info


The 2018 Xenia Athletic Hall of Fame Class will be inducted this weekend.  The members of the 2018 class will be introduced before the varsity game on Friday December 7th at 7pm, Saturday evening will be the formal introduction at Faith Community Church in Xenia.  This years class included 9 individuals listed below and the 1969 football team.  Congratulations to the new inductees!

 

Alicia Bailey

Soccer

Xenia High School 2000

 

1st Team Soccer All-WOL and All-Area 1997-98-99, All-District 1st Team 1998-99 – WOL Player of the Year 1998 and 1999 – District Player of the Year 1999 – All-State 3rd Team 1998 and 1st Team 1999 – 2nd in history for most goals and assists in a season and 2nd in career goals –  Team MVP awards 1997-98-99 – WOL and District Champions 1999 – Received athletic scholarship to Wright State

 

 

 

 

Cassie Eakins Van Bibber

Diving

Xenia High School 1997

 

Set records four years in a row at WOL Swimming and Diving Championships as well as setting two records at Sectional meet and finishing 1st all four years – Placed in District and State meets and achieved All-American status in 1997 – At Miami University, placed eight times at the MAC Championships and won two 1st places – MAC Diver of the Year in 2000 and Miami Female Athlete of the Year

 

 

 

 

Debbie Ames Coppin

Basketball, Volleyball, Track

Xenia High School 1974

 

G.A.A. standout at XHS prior to OHSAA sanctioned girls programs – 4-year letter winner at Morehead State in basketball and volleyball and first-ever to earn a volleyball scholarship as well as score 1000 points in basketball – 1975 MVP in basketball and team volleyball record of 112-24-2 – 1st Lieutenant in U.S. Army – 1st female inducted into MSU Hall of Fame, 1987

Monica Scott Short

Volleyball, Basketball, Track

Xenia High School 1982

 

All-WOL on first-ever girls 20 win basketball teams – Three-time field MVP in track and holds 5 school records – WOL champion in 3 events, qualified for three State events while placing in high jump  – At Heidelberg College, a volleyball MVP, track MVP for 4 years and record holder in 6 indoor and outdoor events  – Six-time OAC Champion and 1985 National Champion in high jump – Five-time All-American – Heidelberg Athletic Hall of Fame

 

 

Bill Brewer

Football

Xenia High School 1965

 

All-WOL 1st Team, All-Ohio 2nd Team, and All-American Honorable Mention in football 1964 – Defensive MVP on 1964 WOL football champions which set defensive school records and member of 1963 MVL football champions – At Eastern Kentucky, a 4-year starter at offensive tackle and All-OVC for 2 years – NCAA D-II Mideast Champions – Chosen on OVC’s Team of the Decade for the 1960’s

 

Samantha Bradburn

Volleyball, Basketball, Softball

Xenia High School 1985

 

Two-time 1st Team All-WOL in basketball and 2nd Team All-State – Team MVP in all three sports – All-WOL in softball and volleyball – Rocky Thomas Award winner – Four year starter in basketball and softball at Findlay College – 16 batting and pitching records at Findlay – Two-time softball District Player of the Year – 1st Team All-American – Graduate Cum Laude – Findlay Athletic Hall of Fame for softball and basketball

 

 

 

Bob McColaugh

Basketball, Football, and Tennis Coach

Xenia High School 1963 – 1965

 

Coached junior high and high school sports for 32 years – School record for career reserve boys basketball victories as well as seasonal and career victories in girls and boys tennis – Ran the City of Xenia Tennis Tournament for over 30 years – Coached numerous tennis All-League performers and WOL reserve basketball championship teams – 1987 WOL Boys Tennis Coach of the Year

 

Shawn Brewer

Athletic Programs Volunteer

2018

 

The epitome of loyalty for 35 years while providing his services to the Xenia Community Schools athletic programs – As sideline manager, he provided services for equipment, scoreboard set-ups, stadium maintenance, and general field and gymnasium readiness – Volunteered for Wright State softball program – Shawn is the always dependable “go to” man for the teams and coaches

 

1969 WOL Football Champions

Xenia High School

9 Wins   1 Loss

 

Arguably the greatest offense in modern history – Holds all-time single season rushing record as well as having the 1969 WOL’s leading rusher, receiver, and passer as well as the leader in interceptions and kickoff returns – Six All-WOL 1st Team selections as well as six Special Mentions and two All-State performers, Steve Ault and David Hazel, and the WOL Player of the Year, Stan Key – 15 players participated in college sports – Head Coach Earl Knight

 

 

Curtis Wingard

Football, Basketball, Track

Xenia High School 1977

 

A tremendous athlete who excelled in three sports – 1976 MVP in football – All-WOL in football and basketball – Three-year varsity letter winner in both basketball and track – XHS record holder in 440 dash and qualified in the 440 at the State track meet in 1976 and 1977 – Basketball scholarship to Pikeville College – Graduated from West Virginia State College