On Saturday, July 18, 2015 the newest members of the St. Mary Catholic High School Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted in the ceremony held in the Jane Bergstrom Fine Arts Education Center.
Coach Jeff Chew, while also a football and baseball coach, was most notably successful in coaching the girls basketball program from 1994-2010. Chew led the Lady Zephyrs to seven conference championships, two state titles (1998-WISAA and 2004-WIAA), was honored twice as a WBCA State All-Star coach and was the recipient of a local Red Smith Award. A 1977 graduate of the Lawrence University, Chew participated in in Viking football and baseball, and is currently the girls varsity basketball coach at Hortonville High School.
Colleen Hubley-Kedinger, a 1984 SMC graduate and a three-sport athlete, excelled in volleyball, basketball and track. She was a member of the 1981 and 1982 state volleyball championship team and was named player of the year her senior year. As an all-conference player in both volleyball and basketball, Colleen also competed at the state level in track. Colleen played volleyball at Lewis University where she received the Most Improved Player Award in 1984. Colleen is married to husband, Bill, and has three children. Professionally, Colleen serves as a school counselor in the Brillion School District.
Angela Chew Klipp, Class of 2002, was a four-year letter winner in both volleyball and basketball, earning 2nd team conference honors in both sports as a sophomore and junior, and 1st team all-conference as a senior in basketball. Angela is the third leading scorer in SMC girls basketball history. She also played softball for two years, during which she pitched a no-hitter. Angela attended Lakeland College where she participated in womens basketball. Angela is married to husband, Brad, and they reside in Appleton with their infant son, McCoy Jeffrey.
Also inducted was the 1954 Baseball State Catholic Champions, coached by Ralph McClone. The team opened tournament play with a 1-0 victory over Beloit Catholic, beat Little Chute-St. John in the semi-final and then defeated the defending champions, Waukesha Catholic Memorial 5-4 in the championship game. Team members included Jim Kersten, Don Gosz, Jim Destiche, Gene Schulz, Dave Huhn, Tom Shandonay, John Mueller, Matt Minten, Ron Dibelius, Robert Dorzweiler, Pete Peterson, John DeYoung, Ken Konkol, Arnie Sewall, Lee Murphy and manager Jim Kraus.
Congratulations to all new HOF Members!