Sports Hall of Fame – 2001


Anne Beitzel Banwarth

Anne Beitzel Banwarth played for Senior’s volleyball, softball, and tennis; earning 8 major “D’s”! Anne’s first season with Senior’s volleyball team in 1975 won the District Title and took second in the State Tournament. 1976, as a starter, Anne was selected to the All Mississippi Valley Conference Second Team and named All-State Honorable Mention. 1978, Rams were District Champs and finished 2nd in the State Tournament again. 1976, Softball awarded Anne with 4 Major “D’s”. 1977 with Anne at second base, Senior won the Hudson and Hempstead Invitationals, the Mississippi Valley Conference, Sectional District Champions, and finished 3rd in the State Tournament.


Terry Callahan

Terry Callahan was a four-year starter for the Ram’s baseball team. As a freshman he started as second baseman and never relinquished the position until graduating in 1976. In 1973, Terry was named All-City, 3 times All Mississippi Valley Conference, All Northeast District honors 3 years; won conference Most Valuable Player, First Team All- State, and Honorable Mention All American. He is still the only Ram baseball player to be named First Team All-State!


Larry Croghan

Larry Croghan was the first Women’s Head Basketball Coach at Senior. He also coached sophomore football and was Head Women’s Track Coach. In 1973, Mr. Croghan started the Women’s successful basketball program, which won Conference Championships in 1984, 1985, and 1995. He was named Conference Coach of the Year each time. His teams were Regional Finalists in 1973, 1977, and 1983 in the 6 on 6 format. In 1985 he was selected by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union to coach the first 5 on 5 All-Star Team against Oklahoma’s All-Stars in 1990.


Susan Farber

While at Senior, Susan earned 6 major “D’s” in two sports, and was captain and most valuable player of Senior’s first women’s tennis team. She had a three-year singles record of 38-1 and was district champion and state qualifier in doubles in 1968 and 1969. She went on to graduate from Senior and played varsity tennis for the University of Iowa where she captured a Big Ten Doubles Title, and Georgetown University.


Mike Weeber

During his 4 years at Senior, Mike was outstanding in both baseball and basketball. He earned 2nd Team All-Conference honors in 1969-1970. He set the record for lowest season earned run average (1.13) in 1972. During the same season he set records for number of innings pitched (97) and strikeouts recorded (87). He was outstanding player for 3 years running in both baseball and basketball.