Sports Hall of Fame – 1995


Gene Glab

Gene Glab, class of 1949, lettered in both basketball and track during his high school years at senior. He was active in a variety of clubs and organizations and he served as president of the senior class during his final year. Following graduation, he attended what is now the University of Northern Iowa where he also played basketball.


John March

John graduated in 1965 after excelling as a student (Sixteenth in his class) and as a four-sport athlete. In football, he was named first team all-State by the Iowa Football Coaches Association as well as receiving All-Conference recognition in his final two years. He scored seven touchdowns of over 50 yards. In basketball, John was third-team All-Conference in 1965, when he led the Tams in scoring. John lettered for three years in track and field, setting the school record in the long jump. He also played centerfield for the baseball team in the summer of 1964. John was named the outstanding male athlete of the 1964-65 school year.


Mike McCready

Mike was a three-sport star at Senior High where he earned all-state honors in football. He qualified for the state meet in wrestling and was a state meet and Drake Relays qualifier in track and field as a shot putter. After graduating in 1968, Mike distinguished himself in both wrestling and track at the University of Northern Iowa. He lettered all four years in both sports and he I the only UNI athlete to receive All-American recognition in two different sports. He was a two-time NCAA College Division heavy-weight champion in wrestling as well as earning All-America status three years in the shot and once in the discus.


Bill Roberts

Bill Roberts participated in football, basketball, and track all three years at Senior. He was captain of the football team his senior year. Following graduation, he headed east to Dartmouth College and he enjoyed an outstanding collegiate career in the Ivy League. In 1949, making his second start for Dartmouth, Bill carried the ball 18 times for 195 yards, almost twice as much as the opposing team had in total yards. He promptly earned the nickname “Dubuque Express”. Bill was named to the All-Ivy league team for two years, the All-East team as a senior, and he was the starting fullback for the North in the North-South post season game.


Jay Turner

Jay graduated from Senior in 1972 after earning nine letters in football, basketball, and track. In his senior year, he was named first team All-Conference on defense and second team All-Conference on offense in football. He was second team All-Conference in basketball. In track, Jay placed fifth in the discus at the state meet his senior year. He graduated near the top of his class with a 3.95 G.P.A. and was the recipient of numerous leadership and service awards.