Athletic Hall of Fame
The Broken Arrow Athletic Hall of Fame was initiated in 1995. The purpose is to recognize the outstanding athletic contributions to Broken Arrow by student-athletes, either during or after their playing career, by coaches/administrators/staff, and by “friends of athletics”.
Inductees are honored at a special recognition dinner before the first home football game of the season. They will then be introduced to BA Tiger fans at halftime of that game.
Anyone affiliated with the athletic program in the history of Broken Arrow Public Schools is eligible for nomination. For nominations to be considered for that calendar year’s class, forms must be submitted to the Broken Arrow Athletic Office by March 1 of that year. All nominations received from previous years or after March 1 are kept on file and considered by the committee for induction in future years.
Graduated 2015, lettered all four years in swimming at BA. All-American honors as a sophomore, junior and senior. Earned Most Valuable Player accolades in her last two seasons, voted Athlete of the Week by Tulsa World 2/26/15. Claimed four consecutive 100-yard freestyle state titles at the Oklahoma Swimming State Championships. Took first place at State in the 50-yard freestyle her last three seasons. Holds the Broken Arrow High School record in the 50-, 100-, 200-, and 500-yard freestyle, and the 100-yard breaststroke. Took second place in the 100-yard freestyle at the 2015 Speedo Championship Series. Competed at the 2014 Junior Nationals in the 50- and 1 OO- meter freestyle. Barker was the top recruit out of the state of Oklahoma and received a scholarship to University of Kansas.
Graduated 2016, Dobson placed second at the Class 6A State Girls Golf Championships as a senior with rounds of 75-72 for a 147 total. She was named the Tulsa World All-Metro Golfer of the Year that season, winning five tournaments, including the East Regional Title with a round of 72. She also was named the 2015 Wendy’s High School Heisman Female Award winner for Broken Arrow High School. Dobson was a four-year letter winner at the University of Tulsa. She finished her Golden Hurricane career with a 76.2 stroke average (7,237 strokes) in 95 rounds of golf.
Graduated 2016, and is a current Assistant Coach for the Lady Tigers Basketball Team. Gaulden was a four-year letter winner at Broken Arrow and was part of teams that went 92-21 over four seasons and reached the state tournament all four years. Gaulden helped lead her team to two state championships as a sophomore and junior. She scored a career-high six three-pointers in a single game as a senior and connected on 80 three-pointers her senior season. Tulsa Metro player Of the Year both as junior and senior and Tulsa World first-team all-state honors her senior season. Scholarship to University of Tulsa where she was a 4-year letter winner and started in 88 of 111 games. Finished her career ranked fourth in three-point field goals made (165) and seventh in assists (321) on Tulsa’s all-time career list.
Graduated 1989 and was a four-year varsity starter who played on the ’86, ’87 and ’89 Tigers girls state championship soccer teams. She was named all-conference four times as well as being named All-Metro and All-Region. During her college career at the University of Arkansas, Miller recorded 38 goals, registered 16 assists and totaled 92 points. She was selected as a NSCAA All-South Region Third Team honoree in 1991. Miller is a five-time Olympic Development Player, a 1989 US Olympic Festival Silver Medalist and is a member of the University of Arkansas Athletic Hall of Honor.
Stecker compiled 252 wins in his 14 seasons as head coach of the Tigers. His basketball teams qualified for the state tournament seven times and he has a career playoff coaching record of 30-17. Stecker’s 2001 team became Broken Arrow’s first and only Top 100 nationally ranked team, reaching No. 52. He is a four-time Oklahoma Coaches Association Region 7 Coach of the Year and a three-time Frontier Valley Conference Coach of the Year. Stecker is also a three-time coach for the Jim Thorpe All Star Games, twice named Tulsa World Metro Coach of Year, Oklahoma Basketball Coaches Association District 7 Coach of Year, and he was selected to coach in 2005 All-
Graduated 2004 and current Broken Arrow Baseball Assistant Coach. He built upon his Tiger baseball years by playing three seasons at the University of Oklahoma and spending 11-years in professional baseball. As a teenager, Williams played in the 2003 and 2004 Junior Sunbelt Series and in the 2003 Area Code Games. As a three-year starter with the Sooners, he was twice named All-Big XII second team. He was the 43rd overall selection in the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft by the San Francisco Giants. He was a four-time San Francisco Giants Organizational Gold Glove winner, given the top defensive catcher in the minor league system. Williams played parts of two major league seasons in 2014 with the Colorado Rockies and in 2015 with the San Francisco Giants.
Andrea Avery-Cheatham was a guard on Broken Arrow’s first girls state championship basketball team in 1983. During the six-on-six era, Avery led the team in steals and blocked shots, as a senior. Coach Jerry Waymire described “Andy” as “very quick and a great ball handler.” She was a four-year starter in softball, and hit a combined .350 during those four seasons. The four-year starting shortstop and leadoff hitter eventually signed with Northeastern State University, where she started as a freshman.
Derek Blackburn, now the executive director of student services, was an all-state football player for the Tigers in 1989. He also earned All-Conference and All-Metro First Team recognition that season. Blackburn played four seasons at Pitt State University and was a member of one National Championship team and two runner-up squads. In 1993 he earned All-District Academic and MIAA All-Academic honors and was an all-conference defensive player.
Trey Cobb, along with being a high school All-American, was a two-time Louisville Slugger honoree and was a starting pitcher for the 2011 State and National Champion Tiger baseball team. Cobb was a four-year letter winner at Oklahoma State University and was drafted in the eighth round by the New York Mets.
Rick Myers – A three-year starter as a kicker, punter and receiver, Myers was named the 1989 Tulsa Tribune Player of the Year, Daily Oklahoman “Elite 24” kicker and OSSAA All-State. He set a school record with a 49-yard field goal that lasted until 2004. Myers was also a three-year soccer letter winner. He was a 1990 All-State Soccer Midfielder and earned All-State Honorable Mention in 1989. He kicked collegiately at Oklahoma State University, leading the team in scoring in 1991.
Zac Veatch was a two-way starter for Broken Arrow’s 2011 state runner-up football team. He was named All-State tight end by the Oklahoma Coaches Association and All-State defensive end by The Oklahoman. He was ranked by SuperPrep as No. 39 among prospects in the Midlands region, No. 10 overall in the state of Oklahoma by Rivals, and No. 48 by Scout among all tight ends in the country. Veatch was a three-year starter at four different positions at Oklahoma State.
“Friends of Athletics”
Larry Clark served as “the voice” of Broken Arrow Tiger Football for more than 20 seasons, beginning at Kirkland Field and continuing his Friday night public address work at BA Memorial Stadium. He continues to serve as public address announcer for the Pride of Broken Arrow, basketball, baseball, softball, track and wrestling.
Linda Gipson was an English teacher at Broken Arrow’s North Intermediate High School from 1991 to 2007. She and her late-husband Russ have been Tiger football season ticket holders since 1988. Since her retirement, Gipson has served the athletic department in several areas, including football season ticket sales and game-night Varsity Club events. She also is a long-time member of the Athletic Hall of Fame committee.
Richard Mosby has been a part of Broken Arrow athletics for more than 50 years, starting his career as a teacher, junior high football, wrestling and track coach and bus driver. When Memorial Stadium opened in 2000, Mosby, who retired the year before after more than 30 years, came back to the athletic department part time as an event manager. He was responsible for things such a visitor bus parking, completion of event workers’ paper work, opening visitor and officials’ locker rooms and informational sign posting on game days.
Ken Ellett – Served as BAPS Director of Athletics for 29 years before being named Executive Director of Student Activities in the spring of 2018. He retired from the district in December 2019. Ellett created the school’s athletic hall of fame in 1995. One of his many accomplishments included overseeing 51 state championships. Prior to Ellett’s arrival, Broken Arrow had won 11 state championships in 85 years of athletics. Ellett was named the 2009 Oklahoma Athletic Director of the Year. He also was named Region 7 Athletic Director four times. Ellett introduced sixth hour athletics to Broken Arrow in the early ‘90s. Prior to coming to Broken Arrow, Ellett coached at North Dakota State University (where he also played football), the University of Wisconsin and the University of Tulsa.
Dusty Dilldine – A 1978 graduate and Broken Arrow Public Schools Payroll Director, is the first official “Friend of Athletics” inductee. Dildine has been with the district for 33 years. During that time, he has been “loyal in attendance to all BA sporting events.” As a student, Dilldine wrestled on the BA junior high team and was kicker for Tiger football his senior season. He attended NEO A&M and Oklahoma State University, where he earned a degree in accounting. Dilldine has not only been a great supporter of Tiger Athletics, but was also an active booster as a Pride and Cheer parent. Dilldine remains involved with his graduating class, serving as treasurer for the BA Alumni Class of 1978.
Shawn Jones – Amassed a 148-30 dual record, the most wins in school history, during his 14 seasons at the helm of Tiger wrestling. Broken Arrow’s wrestling teams won five team state championships and four dual state titles under Jones’ tutelage. Twenty-four of Jones’ wrestlers combined to win 37 individual state championships. In eight of his 14 seasons, Jones’ teams were ranked in the top 50 nationally by Intermat Wrestling. Jones was twice – 2008 and 2010 – named the Tulsa World’s Wrestling Coach of the Year.
Matt Klimas – A 2005 graduate, was a three-year letter winner in football and baseball, but it was baseball where he excelled as a Tiger. He earned All-State and All-Region honors his senior season. He was a two-time All-Conference pick and played in the Sunbelt Series in 2004. He was selected in the 36th round of the Major League draft by the Kansas City Royals out of high school, but choose to play junior college baseball for Texarkana College. During two seasons there, he was named NJCAA All-Conference and All-Region. He was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the eight round of the 2006 MLB Draft. Kilmas played professional baseball in the Giants organization for four years. He then earned his degree from Brenau University in Gainesville, Ga. He coached baseball at Thomas Jefferson Academy in Louisville, Ga., and was twice named Region Coach of the Year. In 2016 he coached the Jaguars to a Georgia Independent Christian Athletic Association State Championship.
McKenzie (Adams) Mills – A 2014 graduate, was a three-year starter in softball and four-year track athlete for the Tigers. She was the 2014 Wendy’s High School Heisman Winner and named All-State as a senior in softball. She earned Academic All-Conference recognition three times and was twice named All-District. In track, she qualified for the state tournament in the 4×100 and 4×200 relays. She went on to play softball at Wichita State University and earned First Team All-Conference honors in 2017. She finished her college career with a .342 batting average and .378 on base percentage.
Chuck Perry – The district’s Associate Superintendent of Student Services, was a standout soccer player for the Tigers from 1985 to 1987. He returned to his alma mater as a head coach in 1993. During his five-season tenure as head soccer coach, he took Broken Arrow to the school’s first state championship game. The Tigers played in the championship game twice and the semifinals once under Perry’s leadership and won four Frontier Valley Conference titles. His teams compiled a 56-13-2 record during his coaching career in BA. As a player, Perry led BA to the state semifinals as a junior and was team captain his senior season. He played college soccer at the University of Tulsa, where he was a two-time letter winner and was the squad’s Defensive Player of the Year as a redshirt freshman.
Steve Allen (1989) – Lettered in football and wrestling. He was All Conference in football and Regional Champion and State Runner Up in wrestling. Allen was a Missouri Valley College NAIA All American, Regional Champion and National Champion. His success on the mat translated well to coaching, as he led BA to the twin state championships in 2002.
Ramone Richardson (1997) – Lettered in football and basketball and was a member of the 1997 Basketball State Championship team, the Tigers first in that sport. He played football at NEO A&M, where he was named All Conference and a member of the 1998 SWC Football Championship team. He was a member of the University of Oklahoma’s 2001 BCS National Championship. Later that year he helped the Tulsa Talons win the AF2 Arena Bowl Championship.
Megan Sullivan (2010) – All-State softball player, the Tulsa World Player of the Year, Female Athlete of the Year and was nominated for Gatorade Player of the Year. She was a standout at NEO and Lubbock Christian University. Sullivan was selected for First Team NAIA All American at Lubbock Christian University.
Toree Thompson (2014) – leading her team to the Class 6A State Championship her senior year. She averaged 22 points per game and was named Tulsa World Player of the Year, All-State Player of the Year, Super 5 Player of the Year, Jim Thorpe Female Player of the Year and Miss Basketball Oklahoma. Thompson went on to have an outstanding basketball career at Texas Christian University.
Jacob Evans (2012) – Lettered four years in baseball and was a member of the 2011 Tigers State/National Championship team. He led the team with a .425 batting average, five home runs and 38 RBIs his senior year. He was named a Louisville Slugger All American and winner of the Jim Thorpe award honoring the state’s top player. Evans attended the University of Oklahoma where he compiled a record of 16-8 and a 3.27 ERA. He was drafted in the sixth round by the St. Louis Cardinals after playing at OU.
1971 Cross Country OSSAA State Champions – The first athletic State Championship in the history of Broken Arrow Public Schools. Head Coach George Blevins and runners Ralph Myers, Tom Towry, Larry Lipford, Larry McDonald, Rick Sommers, Barre Kerr and Gene Beckwith won the boys Cross Country State Championship in 1971.
Archie Bradley (2011) – All Conference, All State baseball, Louisville Slugger All American, member of the AFLAC All American team. Elite 11 Quarterback signed with OU to play football and baseball. 2011 led Broken Arrow to a 36-2 season, State Championship and National Baseball Championship. Seventh pick in the 2011 MLB daft by the Arizona Diamondbacks, who he plays for today.
Darren Ogee (1990) – Four-year letter winner in golf, two-time State Championship qualifier, two-time Tulsa Would All Metro and All State as a senior. Scholarship to Oklahoma City University where he was a four-year letter winner and qualified for four National Championships. 12-year professional career, named Kansas Golf Professional of the Year.
Sarah Salazar (2007) – Four-year starter and four-time All-Conference player. All State as a senior, listed as a top 25 recruit and a Parade All-American in 2007. Signed scholarship to play women’s soccer at UCLA where she lettered as a freshman and made the College Cup Final Four. Transferred to the University of Kansas her sophomore year.
Zach Mills (2012) – Started four years in baseball playing second base and center field. Started on the 2011 State/National Championship baseball team and played on the State Runner up team in 2012. Started three years in football and, as a senior quarterback, took the team to the State Championship game. Played baseball at Cowley County College as outfielder. Graduated with honors from OSU in the spring of 2017 with a finance degree.
John Belt (1998) – Belt was the state tournament MVP on Broken Arrow’s only boys basketball state championship team in 1997. The following season, as a senior, he was named all-state and led the team in scoring and rebounding. He went on to play college basketball at NEO A&M and Eastern New Mexico University.
Pat Harper (1985) – Harper was an Oklahoma Coaches Association and Tulsa World all-state selection. He went on to become a three-year starter along the offensive line at the University of Tulsa. Harper will begin his 12th season as head football coach of the Berryhill Chiefs.
Matt Howe (1991) – Howe was an all-state soccer player at BA before going on to play at Oral Roberts University. Howe has coached at the high school and collegiate level, and is currently the Director of Player Development for TSC Hurricane.
Meaghan Oven (2007) – Oven was an OCA All-State Swim Team member in 2007. Upon graduating she held records in the 50-free and the 100-free that stood for more than 10 years. She was a three-time Frontier Conference Champion. She went on to compete as a member of the University of Kansas rowing team.
Brandon Timm (2004) – Timm was the Northeastern Baseball Coaches Association Player of the Year, Metro Coaches Player of the Year, Louisville Slugger All-American and an Oklahoma All-Stater as a senior. He was drafted and signed by the Detroit Tigers out of high school.
Alvin Bailey – Graduated 2009, All-State Football and ranked among Top 30 Offensive Linemen in nation as a senior. Started 38 games for the Arkansas Razorbacks and named All-SEC. Played for Seattle Seahawks team that won Super Bowl XLVIII
Sean Gatewood – Graduated 1994, All-State Soccer and Co-Captain of team that reached state title game. Academic All-American at Oklahoma City University. Played professionally for the Oklahoma City Heat and Tulsa Roughnecks.
Jake Harriger – Graduated 1997, Heavyweight State Wrestling Champion and All-State Football player. Two-year all-conference and honorable mention All-American football player at Missouri State. Achieved a first-place ranking in the Reebok Cross Fit Games
Angela Parsons – Class of 2003, Lady Tiger soccer scoring leader three straight seasons. All-Conference four years, All-State and Gatorade All-American as a senior. Lettered four years at Missouri State where she was captain three years. Earned Magna Cum Laude honors for baccalaureate and master’s degrees
Blackie Gibson – Friend of BA Athletics. As a long-time Broken Arrow State Farm Insurance Agent, Blackie has been a gracious and consistent supporter of Broken Arrow athletics since moving to the community in 1963 whether as a member of the chain crew, serving as a volunteer football coach or generously contributing to special athletic promotions and events.
Leann Buneta – Graduated 1993, named to the All-Conference and the Oklahoma All-State softball teams. Accepted a scholarship to the University of West Florida where she had a stellar career.
Dr. Kristie Holman Vinson – Graduated in 2003, Kristie was All-Conference, All-State and the Wendy’s High School Heisman nominee as a senior. Received a scholarship to the University of Arkansas where she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of science in mathematics.
Andy Wilkins – Graduated 2007, selected to Oklahoma All-State and Louisville Slugger HS All-American Baseball team. Attended the University of Arkansas before being drafted by the Chicago White Sox.
Tom Frohnapfel – Coach Frohnapfel gave 31 years to Broken Arrow as a teacher and wrestling coach. He was an assistant coach to six different head coaches and was on the staff of nine State Championship teams and five runner-up teams.
Wayne Bishop/Doug Quinn – For nearly 30 consecutive years Wayne and Doug covered Broken Arrow Athletics for the city’s hometown newspapers. Wayne was sports editor for the Scout and Ledger from 1987 until 1998 when he became managing editor. Doug was then named Ledger sport editor and retired in 2015.
Megan Foste Carrasco, 2004 graduate, is a four-time letter winner and a four-time state track meet qualifier, who was a co-captain for the Lady Tigers 2004 state track champions. She not only excelled in track, but in the classroom as well, earning a 3.98 GPA and being recognized as a Graduate with Distinction.
Jamison Hummel, 2002 graduate, played basketball and on back-to-back state championship soccer teams, but it was on the football field on Friday nights that he made his athletic mark on the Tiger record book. In 2001, he set the school records for touchdowns in a season at 17 and receptions in a season at 68.
Taylor Lewis, a 2009 graduate, was a four-year starter and played in all 90 games during her Broken Arrow High School basketball career. Her senior season she led the Lady Tigers to the Class 6A regional championship, scoring 438 of 1,198 career points that year. That season she also earned All-State honors from the Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches Association and Oklahoma Coaches Association in 2009.
Chelsea Lyon, a 2009 graduate, is one of the most decorated softball players in BA history. During her pitching career, she dominated hitters, recording 550 strikeouts, a point-79 earned run average and 42 shutouts – recording 75 victories against only 8 losses. She pitched the Lady Tigers to two state championship, going 22-0 her sophomore season.
Roger Roth, a 1984 graduate, was a four-year starter on the basketball court for the Tigers in the early ‘80s. This three-time All-Oklahoma Six Conference player scored 1,100 points – second most in BAHS history – and owns the Tiger record for most points in a single game with 43 and most free throws in a game with 17.
Bob Cypert – Graduated 1955, a winner of four baseball letters, he also earned three letters each in basketball and football and was bestowed All-Conference honors in all three sports. His athletic accomplishments made him a highly sought after recruit by Northeastern State University where, tragically, a shoulder injury cut short his baseball career.
Michelle Armentrout – Graduated 2004, was an outstanding athlete who started on three state championship softball teams (catcher in 2001, first base in 2002 and third base in 2003). Michelle attended Missouri State University where she was a four-year starter at third base and earned All-American Scholar honors twice while attaining All-Conference honors in 2008.
April Montgomery Mitchell – Graduated 2004, was a state champion in the 800 meters and finishing third in the 300 hurdles. She also was a part of the gold medal winning 1600 and 3200-meter relay teams. She still holds the BAHS record in the 300 hurdles with a time of 43.99 seconds. April is an astonishing 12-time letter winner at the University of Tulsa.
Crystal Reeves – Graduated 2008, was a State Champion golfer, who had a 71.8 scoring average her senior year. Crystal was named the 2008 Tulsa World All-Metro Girls Athlete of the Year. She played golf at Oral Roberts University and earned All-Conference honors all four years.
Steve Jamison – Coached the Broken Arrow Swim Team from 1982 thru 1996. He was a two-time OSSAA Coach of the Year for Boys Swimming and coached the first state championship athlete from BAHS in swimming.
Jason Wright – Graduated 2003, was a tennis State Champion in doubles in 2001 with a season record of 39-1. He was elected All State 2003 after graduation and went on to Oklahoma State University.
Ben Buie – Graduated 2000, as a junior named to the Tulsa World All Metro team and as a senior the Tulsa World, Daily Oklahoman and the OCA All State team. Ben went on to play football at OSU and graduated with a Bachelor of Science.
Anna Snedeker – Graduated in 2002, played Volleyball, Basketball and Soccer where she earned 9 letters. Anna was a two time all Frontier Valley Conference player in basketball and a OCA All State Player in Soccer.
Dede Dorsey – Graduated in 2002, was a standout running back for BA before going onto Lindenwood University. While at LU he was the Heartland Conference Offensive & Defensive player of the year in 2005. He signed with the Cincinnati Bengals after college.
Brandon Tucker – Graduated in 2003, the only four time State Wrestling Champion in BA school history. Senior year named outstanding wrestler in the state of Oklahoma, three year starter for Purdue University.
Mick Majors – Graduated 2003, led Broken Arrow to State Championship football game, Tulsa World All-State Football player, conference player of the year junior and senior year, went to Missouri Southern on a football scholarship.
Chris Riouse – Graduated 2002, All-State basketball team 2002, 1st team Tournament of Champions, went to NEO then to Oral Roberts University. Played in the NCAA Tournament 2006, most 3 pointers made in ORU history.
Jason Ray – Graduated 2004, three year starter in football, 2002 football Team Captain, 2003 All-State Football participant and Oil Bowl player. Attended University of Missouri where he played football and was Team captain 2007.
Nichole Wagner – Graduated 2002, Starting pitcher for the Tiger Softball team for 4 years, set a career record of 95 wins and 10 losses. Won state tournament her sophomore year and played in the state championship game her junior and senior year. Signed with Nicholls State University
Luke Calvert – Graduated 2002, Senior year wrestling Reno Champion, Regional Champion and State Champion. Attended United States Military Academy at West Point, 2008 deployed to Iraq and again 2009. Received the Bronze Star for service in Iraq.
Vonda Danelle Matthews – Graduated 2000, Adidas All American Soccer 2000, Parade All American Soccer 2000, Oklahoma Gatorade Player of the Year 1999 & 2000. Attended University of Miami where she had a decorated career.
Beth Hodge Masterson – Graduated 2003, 4 year starter in volleyball, lead team to four State Tournament berths and was named to All Tournament Team all 4 years, graduated with 4.0 GPA. Attended Utah State and finished her career at University of Tulsa.
Adam Wing – Graduated 1999, 4 year letter winner in golf, three time State Tournament qualifier placed 5th as a junior and 2nd as a senior. As a senior he was named to the Oklahoma Golf All State team, attended the University of Arkansas.
Aaron Shoemaker – Graduated 1994, ranked 6th in his class with a 4.5 weighted GPA. Three time letter winner in football and wrestling. Senior year led team in tackles and was awarded the Bud Gainer Memorial award in wrestling. Played on the Navy Lightweight football team and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1998.
Topher Rowenhorst – Graduated 2002, four year letter winner in swimming, as a junior and senior State Champion in the 50 & 100 Free, All State in swimming his senior year and Voted Oklahoma Swimmer of the Year by OCA. Attended Drury University where he had a stellar career.
Skyler Holman – Graduated 1999, lettered 4 years in wrestling, 1998 State Champion and Outstanding Wrestler at the state tournament. Two time NCAA All American at Oklahoma State University.
Sam Belt – Graduated 2003, lettered 3 years in basketball, All State and OBCA All Star his senior year. Four year starter at UCO while maintaining a 3.4 GPA. All Region and Consensus All American at UCO.
Candace Handley – Graduated 2004, lettered 4 years in softball, All State 2003, pitched for the 2001, 2002, 2003 State Championship teams. Oklahoma Gatorade Player of the Year 2002 & 2003 attended Northeastern Oklahoma A&M where she was an All American in 2007.
Virginia Dark Harper – Graduated 1936, as a senior her basketball team went undefeated in regular and tournament games 24-0 until finally losing to the ultimate state champions by 2 points. Part of two conference championships and set several team scoring records.
Shameka Holloway – Graduated 2002, she was a state track champion in the 100m in 2002, 200m and 4 x 400m in 2000, 2001 & 2002. Went on to University of Tulsa where she was All Conference and set several school records.
Ronald McHenry – Graduated 1955, letter winner in football, basketball and baseball graduated from Southeastern State College in 1959. Coached high school football, wrestling and track for over forty years and retired in 2004 after 23 years as head football coach at Coweta.
Michael Little – Graduated 1969, lettered 2 years in football, 3 years in basketball, All Conference in football and basketball. All State honorable mention in football, All State special mention in basketball, scholarship to NSU in basketball.
Kari Harrison – Graduated 1997, Kari was a All District, All Conference soccer player all four years in high school at Broken Arrow and All State her senior year. Scholarship to UAB, transferred to ORU where she played the remainder of her career.
Jessica Eldridge – Graduated 2002, many consider her the best female distance runner in the history of Oklahoma High School track and field. She is a 6 time state champion in Oklahoma and named Gatorade track & field Athlete of the Year for Oklahoma her junior and senior year. Went on to OU where she was a 4 time All American.
Micah Lomas – Graduated 1997, lettered 3 years in football, Tulsa World All Metro team his junior and senior years, and selected to the OCA All-State team his senior year. Played football at Northeastern State University where he was a two time NCAA All American.
RD Patterson – In the 20s and 30s RD Patterson was a Broken Arrow teacher, coach, principal and superintendent. Coached football, boys & girls basketball, baseball and track, coached 1927-1931 principal 1927-1933 and superintendent 1933-1944.
Justin Dill – Graduated 1994, 4 year letter winner in baseball and 2 in football played on the 1991 State Baseball Championship team. After high school attended Connors State Junior College then attended Vanderbilt where he was an Academic All American.
Bill Lemon – Graduated in 1955, lettered 4 years in baseball, 3 years in basketball and 3 years in football. Played QB on the last Broken Arrow undefeated football team. Attended Northeastern State University
Destiny Frankenstein – Graduated in 2002, 4 year letter winner in softball, as senior was an All American, All State, All District and Oklahoma Gatorade player of the Year. Went on to play softball at Kansas University and then on to play for the New England Riptide National Professional Softball League.
Richard Spradling – Graduated in 1968, letter winner in baseball & football, as pitcher for the Tigers he had a 19-6 record and struck out a 120 batters. All conference in football went on to pitch at Southwestern State College in Weatherford. After college became a power weightlifter and achieved a national ranking.
Dave Willhite – Graduated 1963 – played basketball and baseball at Broken Arrow and Northern Oklahoma College. Softball coaching named Conference, Regional and State Coach of the Year on numerous occasions.
Sabrina Shanta Hay – Graduated 1997 – was a stand out high school player and received a scholarship to play basketball at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. At Wesleyan she was named to the All Conference, All Region, and NCCAA All American teams.
Holly Anderson Doyle – Graduated 1986- played on the1985 & 1986 State Championship golf team also played on the 1985 State Championship softball team. Holly also played basketball and help lead the Lady Tigers to a state tournament berth in 1985.
Sara Kincaid – Graduated 1999 – All-State volleyball player help lead Broken Arrow to 3 final four appearances in the state tournament. Went to Missouri State University-West Plains where she earned all American Honors. She then went on to the University of Arkansas where she was selected to the SEC first team her senior year.
Steve Dunlap Head wrestling coach at Broken Arrow from 1990 through 2000. Many would consider Steve the most successful coach in the history of Broken Arrow. Over all head coach record 289-60, inducted into the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2005.
Steve Hall – Graduated 1977 – All State in football and All Conference in Basketball & Track. Four year letterman at the University of Texas in football graduated from UT in 1981 with degree in Education/Business degree.
Jim Hillman – Graduated 1970 – Attended OSU returned to Broken Arrow in 1975 to teach and coach. While at BA he coached gymnastics, football, baseball, basketball, volleyball & softball. BA Head Softball coach for 20 years overall record 674-159 won 7 State Championships and had 5 State Runner-Up teams.
Jack Hudson – Graduated 1953 – Lettered in Football, Basketball & Baseball. Captain of the football team and President of the band his senior year, All Conference and honorable mention All State in football. Played football at Vanderbilt and played on the 1955 Gator Bowl Team.
Danielle Miron-Frost – Graduated 2000 – All State for the Lady Tigers Golf team went on to play at Northeastern State University. She was a four year letter winner and All Conference four years at NSU, where she was a two time All American.
Joe Zamora – Graduated in 1995 – One of the most prolific wrestlers to ever wear a Tiger uniform. Not beginning wrestling until his sophomore year, Joe learned fast and was a State Wrestling Champion his senior year. Joe attended Garden City Junior College and tragically was killed in a car accident returning to college his freshman year.
Kelli Braitsch – Graduated 1999 – Played shortstop on the 1996 and 1998 Broken Arrow State Championship softball teams and was selected in 1998 the Oklahoma Gatorade Player of the Year. Received a softball scholarship to OU where she was an All American Softball player.
Gary Dill – Graduated 1972 – Was a high school two time state qualifier and as a senior a State Champion wrestler. Wrestled for Louisiana State University and Oklahoma State University before completing his education degree at University of Central Oklahoma, Gary currently teaches and coaches for Broken Arrow Schools.
Sam Davis – Graduated 1958 – A three year letter winner in football, basketball and baseball. Went on to play football at the University of Oklahoma under legendary coach Bud Wilkerson and graduated from OU with a degree in Pharmacy.
Brad Penny – Graduated 1996 – as a senior was an Oklahoma All State pitcher. Out of high school was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks then traded to Florida Marlins where he won two games for the Marlins in the 2003 World Series against the Yankees. Currently plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Jerry Waymire – Graduated from Bixby High School in 1964 – Coached girls basketball for the Broken Arrow Tigers for 11 seasons and won the 1983 Oklahoma Girls State Basketball Championship. After getting out of coaching Jerry stayed on another ten years with the Tigers as an assistant Athletic Director and teacher.
Les Randall – Graduated 1948 – Played football, basketball and baseball where he earned10 letters. All State in football and All Conference in basketball and baseball for 3 years. Attended OU on a football scholarship, retired from American Airlines after 42.5 years of service.
Kathy Johnson – Graduated 1981 – Played Softball and was also in the Pride. Did not go out for softball until her junior year and had an immediate impact, that year was a pitcher for Broken Arrows first state championship softball team. Played at Northeastern A& M and ended career at Northeastern State University where she was inducted in NSU’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002.
James Faull – Graduated 1939 – Gene played Fast Pitch Softball, Football, Basketball, Wrestled and coached. Outstanding athletic ability Gene excelled in all sports. Was recorded in Ripley’s Believe It Or Not for striking out 49 men in a single softball game.
Roger Burnett – Graduated 1988 -1988 Tulsa World Player of the Year, Jim Thorpe Oklahoma Player of the Year, All State Baseball Team, 1988 Junior Olympic Team, Collegiate All American Baseball Team, Drafted by the New York Yankees.
Tom Dark – Graduated 1948 – All State in football and member of the Oil Bowl team. Played football, basketball and baseball for the Tigers. Played football for the University of Tulsa.
Kelly Bryson – Graduated 1967 – Lettered in football, basketball, track and baseball. All Conference in football and basketball, captain of the basketball team his senior year. Scholarship to attend the University of Tulsa and play football where he started for 4 years.
Johnny Marshall – Graduated 1967 – Captain 2 years in football and track, 3 year letterman in both sports. Second in yardage gained his junior year behind Steve Owens from Miami. Licensed Pharmacist
Ginger (Daniel) LaNye – Graduated 1991 – 4 year letter winner in softball, played on state championship team in 1989 and also played on 2 state runner-up teams. Set school records in the shot put and discus in track. Played softball at Missouri Southern where she set several school records. Masters degree an Veterinary Immunology.
Lane Wilson – Graduated 1985 – Tennis No. 1 singles state champion in 1985, 3 time regional champion. Played tennis at the University of Tulsa where he earned 4 letters in tennis and was a Mo. Valley Conference doubles champion and singles runner-up 3 times. 1994 Tulsa University Law School graduate.
Margaret Kanine Laws – Graduated 1983 – Regional and State shot-put Champion in track in 1982, 4 year letter winner in track, member of the French Club, Latin Club and National Honor Society.
Ralph James Moore – Graduated 1938 – Lettered in football, basketball and track, member of the first undefeated football team in Broken Arrow school history. Anchored the State Championship mile relay team in track. Attended Conners State College.
Joseph L. Foster – Graduated 1939 – After his service in World War II he became the public address announcer for Broken Arrow football. He served as the announcer for almost 30 years, until illness forced him to retire. Attended the Tulsa University.
Charles Gaither – Graduated 1957 – Lettered 3 years in football and basketball, most valuable player as a senior All Conference and All State in football.
Gerald Hudson – Graduated 1923 – Lettered 4 years in football and 3 years in wrestling. Attended Northeastern State University where he was an All State Collegiate End in 1927 & 1928. Inducted 1989 into the NSU Hall of Fame.
Dale Nichols – Graduated 1966 – All-State Football 1966. Lettered 3 years in wrestling and track. Band for 3 years.
Bill Ralston – Graduated 1953 – Lettered all through high school in Basketball and Baseball. Served 26 years as Public Address Announcer in Kirkland Field Press Box – “Voice of the Tigers”.
Jeff Malham – Graduated 1988 – All-State Basketball 1987, Setting several scoring records for the Tigers. Played collegiate basketball finishing his career at Tulsa University. Went on to play 5 years of professional basketball in Europe.
Charles Wilson – Graduated 1967 – All-State Football 1966, All-Conference Basketball. Led Tigers to football state playoffs as a junior.
Stacy Hennesy (Mast) – Graduated 1988 – All-State Softball, 1987 Pitcher of the Year. All – Conference Basketball. Member of State Softball Championship team 1985.
Michael L Covey Jr. – Graduated 1989, first All State swimmer for Broken Arrow, 2 time collegiate All American at Dury College, on National Championship team at Dury.
Fred Haynie – Graduated 1957, 3 year starter and All State in football, 4 year starter in baseball, 3 year starter in basketball, member of the Junior Rose Bowl team at NEO.
Dr. R.W. Polk & Dr. Richard Polk – Father and son team that served a tiger team physicians for 30 year between them. Richard also played football at broken Arrow and graduated in 1956.
Art Davis – Graduated 1952, All Conference in football. All State in Baseball, student body president. 2 year team captain in football.
Shane Schwab – Graduated 1986, 2 time All District and All State in soccer, 4 year starter, played at the University of Tulsa, play professional soccer 1992-1994.
Steve Logan – Graduated 1970, 3 year letter winner in football, basketball, and track, graduated from the University of Tulsa, then began his coaching career. Is currently the head football coach at East Carolina University.
Fred Gesin – Special Contributor, BAHS band director from 1945 to 1963. Band grew from 30 members to more than 100 members under his leadership, winning many state honors.
Rodney Randall – Graduated 1968, 3 letters in football and wrestling, All State football, Oil Bowl football selection. 3rd place in the State Wrestling Tournament. Went to Central State University on a football scholarship.
Oliver Plant – Graduated 1931, lettered 3 years in football, 4 years in basketball, 4 years in track, 4 years in baseball, and 2 years wrestling. State Champion in the shot put and discus in track.
Patti Graham – Graduated 1979, One of the best pitchers to ever play at Broken Arrow, lead 1979 softball team to Broken Arrows first Softball State Championship. Went on to have a honor filled career at the University of Oklahoma.
Jack Naifeh – Graduated 1938, All Conference, star on unbeaten 1937 football team, set and still holds a record for blocking 18 kicks his senior year.
Robert Collins Jr. – Graduated 1947, All State running back in 1946, three times scored 4 touch downs in a single game.
Dallas Kirk Thorn – Graduated 1975, one year at B.A. but went on to set basketball records at the University of Missouri Rolla, 1st women in USM-UMR Hall of Fame.
Christopher Stull – Graduated 1981, earned 11 letters in 4 sports, 4.0 GPA all 4 years, All State football and baseball, All Big 8 baseball at OU in 1986.
Pete Gainer – Graduated 1967, first Broken Arrow wrestling State Champion, attended OU on a scholarship, killed in action in Vietnam in 1969.
Joe Robinson – Graduated 1945, coached at B.A. 1954 to 1964, had 60 victories 49 losses an 9 ties, Oklahoma coaches Hall of Fame 1994.
Jim Baumer – Graduated 1949, as a junior baseball player hit an amazing .753 and as a senior hit .548, worked in professional baseball management all his adult life.
Mandy Miller – Graduated 1983, All Conference, All State Basketball, lead 1983 team to State Championship, received a scholarship to attend OU.
Traci Miller – As a sophomore All Conference, lead 1987 basketball team to state tournament, on track to be a future All State. Mandy and Traci Miller along with their parents were killed in a car crash in December of 1987.
Willard Fox – Graduated 1951, All State football and baseball, recognized as one of the greatest athletes to ever play at Broken Arrow.
Lonnie Graham – Graduated 1952, Lettered in football and baseball, All American Juco at NEO, know as the (Lone Ranger) at Texas Tech where he played 54 and 55.
Amy Edwards – Graduated 1988, 4 year letter winner in soccer, leading scorer in Oklahoma, Regional All American in soccer at The University of Tulsa.
Jim Brewer – Graduated 1956, All Conference baseball, played professional baseball for 21 years, played in three World Series games an two All Star games.
Elmer Pense – Graduated 1959, 3 letter winner in basketball, one in track and one in baseball. Retired BAPS administrator, outstanding athlete at Northern J.C.
Buck Ragsdale – Graduated 1931, coached at B.A. from 1942 to 1953, compiled a record of 74 wins-32 losses-7 ties, 1945 season 9-0-1.
Bobby Crawford – Graduated 1985, State Champion in wrestling 1984, state runner-up 1985. All State NCAA All American at Missouri University 1990.
Charlie Harper – Graduated 1962, prep All American and All State, MVP and All Big 8 at OSU as senior, played for New York Giants from 1966 to 1972.
Tony Banfield – Graduated 1956, lettered 3 years football & baseball, All State football, AFL All Pro 1961,1962, Played Pro Bowl 1961,1962,1963.
David Alexander – Graduated 1982, All State football 1981, 2 years All Conference at The University of Tulsa, Started 8 years for the Philadelphia Eagles at center.
Lisa Winchester – Graduated 1985, school’s first double All State(Softball & Basketball) Started as a freshman at the University of Nebraska.
Melvin Perry – Graduated 1938, BAHS first All State football player, member of the 1938 unbeaten football team, lettered football 4 years also track and softball.
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