JOHN HEINRICK — Coach
Never a physical giant as a player, John Heinrick found his niche in coaching football, basketball and baseball in high school and college ranks and enjoyed a 51-year career as a coach and athletic director. As a result, it came as no surprose when he was chosen to membership in the Helms National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame.
BOB HOUBREGS — Basketball
One of the University of Washington’s all-time basketball greats, Bob Houbregs achieved All-American recognition in 1953, when he averaged 25.6 points per game and attained a total of 1,774 points in his four-year career as a Husky. He competed for six seasons in the NBA and later became a top NBA front office official.
HARLAND SVARE – Football
A Washington State product, he was a standout linebacker through eight seasons with the New York Giants, then served six seasons as an assistant coach before becoming a head coach in the NFL. One of Kitsap County’s sports greats.
EARL TORGERSON — Baseball
Earl Torgerson began his professional with the San Francisco Seals and closed out his career in the Big Show with the New York Yankees in 1961. A standout first baseman, he made two World Series appearances during his career.