Sports Hall of Fame – 2014

 

 HF Jason davis

JASON DAVIS

Jason Davis is a 1993 graduate of Dubuque Senior High School. Jason was a 10-time Major D letter winner for the Rams, participating in Football, Basketball, Track, and Baseball. Jason was an MVC All-Conference football player as a Junior and Senior for the Rams. His Senior year, he earned All-Conference at two different positions during the Football season and was also named to the 3rd team All-State squad. Jason Davis was a 3-year starter in Basketball, earning All-Conference honors as a Junior and Senior, and All State recognition his Senior season. In both track and baseball, Jason was a varsity performer for the Rams early on, earning several major D’s including All-State recognition in Track as a Junior. Following Senior High School, Jason attended Simpson College and participated in Football and was a 2-time letter winner. Jason Davis served our nation as an Army Ranger for 8 years and led special operations through 5-tours of active combat deployments. Jason is a Bronze Star Medal recipient and was a part of over 550 direct action raids during his service with the US Army. Jason recently completed a BA degree from Clarke University and he resides in Dubuque with his wife Sarah and daughter Grace.


 HF Jeremy Duehr

JEREMY DUEHR

Jeremy Duehr graduated from Senior High School in 1996 where he competed in football, basketball, and track each of his four years with the Rams. Jeremy earned 2 letters in Football, 3 letters in Basketball, and 3 letters in Track. Jeremy was a team captain in all three sports his senior year of high school and was a Shrine Bowl selection in football. Jeremy Duehr qualified for the Drake Relays and the IHSAA State track meets in 1995 and 1996. Jeremy was a state runner up discus thrower in 1995 and 1996 which helped the Rams to team 5th place and state runner up finishes. Jeremy initially attended the University of Iowa where he was a walk-on football player and played for the Hawkeyes team that won the Alamo Bowl in 1996-97. He later transferred to Iowa State University and earned a degree in Animal Ecology. He went on to study at South Dakota State University and earned a Master’s Degree in Wildlife and Fisheries. Jeremy completed his Juris Doctorate from William Mitchell College of Law. Jeremy currently resides in Shakopee, MN with his wife Elizabeth and three sons, August, Truman, and Fritz.


 HF Patr

PATRICE BECK DUFFY

Patrice Beck is a 1975 graduate of Dubuque Senior High School. During her high school career, she participated in Tennis, Softball, and Volleyball. Patrice earned 8 Major D’s as a Ram athlete; 4 in tennis, 2 in volleyball, and 2 in softball. She was a member of the Rams Volleyball teams that were State Champions and State Runner-Ups her Junior and Senior years and a member of the Softball team that was State Champions her Junior year. Patrice was a centerfielder in softball and was on the team when the Rams squad won an amazing 51 consecutive games in 1974-75. In tennis, she finished 4th in Doubles as a Junior and 3rd in Doubles as a Senior. Patrice Beck was named Outstanding Senior female Athlete in 1975. She attended Loras College where she was a team captain for 4 years on the Volleyball team and played on the Varsity Men’s Tennis team for 3 years. Patrice earned a Bachelor’s degree from Loras College. Patrice met her husband John Duffy at Loras (John was a wrestler for the Duhawks) and both are members of the Lora Hall of Fame. Patrice Beck Duffy is still an avid tennis player and resides in Bartlett, Illinois.


 HF Dave felderman

DAVE FELDERMAN, JR.

Dave Felderman, JR graduated from Dubuque Senior High School in 1977. While attending school, Dave participated in Baseball and Basketball for the Rams, earning 5 Major D’s; three in basketball and 2 in baseball. While participating in baseball, Dave was part of 2 state tournament teams, 1976 and 1977. The 1977 team took Third Place in the IHSAA state tournament. As a Basketball player, Dave was a part of Rams teams that won three consecutive City Championships, District and Sub State Champions in 1977. Dave was a member of the 1977 State Runner Up team that also won the 1977 Sportsmanship trophy. Dave was selected to participate in the North-South All Star BKB game in 1977. Dave remained active following graduation by bowling and participating in baseball and softball in the DBQ area. Dave was inducted into the Fast pitch Softball Hall of Fame in 1997. Dave Felderman, Jr resides in Dubuque with his wife Shannon and together have raised 5 daughters, Tiffany, Heather, Allison, Gabrielle, and Lexie.


 HF Richard tschudi

RICHARD TSCHUDI-deceased

Richard Tschudi was a 1961 graduate of Senior High School. He participated in Football, Wrestling, Track, and Band during his high school days. Richard Tschudi was a two-way player for the Rams as a Football player. He played both Offensive and Defensive line and it was noted that his size and his quickness were his best assets. He competed in the weight events (Shot and Discus) with Rams Men’s Track team. Richard was a District Champion and state qualifier in Wrestling in 1961 and earned 3rd place at the state meet. He attended the University of Northern Iowa before finishing at the University of Dubuque in 1966. He competed in Football and Wrestling while in college. He also earned a Master’s degree from Xavier University in 1970 and taught in Sandusky, OH while completing his graduate work. Dick Tschudi taught and coached in Illinois for most of his career. In 1981, Dick Tschudi was named Class A coach of the year in Illinois, and in 1994 was inducted into the IOWCA Hall of Fame. From 1967-1987, compiled a wrestling coaching record of 314-104-3. Richard taught English and History for over nearly 30 years. Richard Tschudi died in 2001 after a brief illness at the age of 57.


 HF Michael white

MICHAEL WHITE

Michael White is a 1972 graduate of Dubuque Senior High School. He was a participant in Football, Basketball and Track for the Rams. Michael earned 6 major D’s for the Rams during his high school career. A 3 year letter-winner in Track, 2 year letter-winner in Football, and 1 year letter-winner in Basketball. Michael was a member of the 1972 MVC Championship football team and was a two-way starter, until concussions forced him to the offense side of the ball. He was a 1st team all MVC track athlete when he earned the conference championship in the 440 yard dash in 1972 Michael was a City Champion in the 220 yard and 440 yard dashes and was a 3-time IHSAA state meet participant. Following graduation from Senior. Michael White attended the University of Dubuque and ultimately the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, earning his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine 2 years early. Michael White has served on the Dubuque County Humane Society Board and the Dubuque County Fair Board in the past and currently serves on the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association Board. Michael resides in Dubuque and practices veterinary medicine at Vanderloo and White Veterinary Clinic.