•                       1970 - 1979
     lion   WHS Hall of Fame Members


     Rocket Roeske
    Rocket Roeske
    Class: 1966-1970

    Sports Played:

    Baseball 4 Years
    Football 3 Years
    Basketball 2 Years

    Military Service: U.S. Marine Corps

    • Was respected by his teammates; chosen captain of three sports his senior year; football, basketball, and baseball.
    • Played short stop for the very first Section V Championship Team in high school history, the 1969 baseball team.
    • Scored 18 touchdowns in football his senior year in high school.
    • Had a four year varsity career batting average of .350 in baseball.  After graduation, he was recognized as one of the best fastpitch softball players in western New York.
    • One of his achievements was hitting a home run and a double off Eddie Faner of King and His Court.

     Blair Buchholz
    Blair Buchholz
    Class: 1967-1971

    Sports Played:

    Wrestling 4 years
    Football 3 Years
    Track 2 Years

    Colleges:

    Alfred State
    Brockport State

    • Had senior high school wrestling record of 21-1-1 going undefeated in dual matches
    • Was the Region III Wrestling Champion at Alfred State in 1973 going undefeated
    • Was a starter on the nationally ranked Brockport State wrestling team for 2 consecutive years
    • Is recognized as an outstanding canoe enthusiast: competing at several national events, including 22 finishes at the prestigious Cooperation 70 Mile World Endurance Canoe Race
    • Five-time finisher at the famous Boston Marathon running classic

    Charles Neal  
    Charles Neal
    Class: 1968-1972

    Sports Played:

    Wrestling 4 Years
    Golf 4 Years
    Cross Country 4 Years

    College: Alfred State College

    • First Wellsville High School wrestler to reach the Half-Century Club (50 wins) including his senior year when he went 21-1-1.
    • During his H.S. wrestling career he won 6 tournament championships.
    • In 1974 he was chosen Alfred State College Senior Athlete of the Year for his accomplishments in wrestling, bowling, and golf.
    • In 2002 he was inducted into the Alfred State College Athletic Hall of Fame.
    • In 1996 he showed his expertise in golf by winning the club championship at the Wellsville Country Club.

     Terry Norris
    Terry Norris
    Class: 1973

    Sports Played:
    Track 4 Years
    Football 4 Years
    Basketball 4 Years

    College: Genesee Community College

    • Once held the high school high jump record in track at 6' 1/2" from 1973 until when it was broken
    • During his senior year he was chosen as a defensive end for the Western NY All State Football Team.  Was chosen as the MVP of the Expressway League in basketball his senior year.
    • Each year the top female and male athlete in Wellsville High School receives the Terry Norris Award in his honor.
    • Recognized by many as one of the most versatile and gifted athletes to play for the Wellsville Lions.

    Jeff Anderson
    Jeff Anderton

    School & Community
    Service Inductee


    Wellsville High School

    Class of 1974

    Colleges: Alfred State College & R.I.T

    • It would be had to find anyone that served our community more than Jeff.
    • For 35 years he was instrumental in the small court basketball program both as a coach and leader.
    • Hundreds of Little Dribblers learned the game of basketball every Saturday all winter long because of his countess hours of devotion.
    • Small Court basketball was not the only avenue Jeff used to give back to his community.  For 23 years he was a volunteer coach in the Wellsville Midget Football program.
    • For 11 years he donated his time as the High School Boys Junior Varsity Basketball assistant coach.

     Dick Chute
    Dick Chute
    Class: 1972-1976

    Sports Played:

    Track 4 Years
    Football 3 Years
    Basketball 3 Years

    Colleges:

    Oswego State
    SUNY College of Optometry

    • Great leader of young men as he was selected as captain in three sports his senior year: football, basketball, and track
    • Selected Big 30 Football Player of the Week his senior year in high school
    • Broke the school record for the 440 yard dash n 1975 Ran the anchor leg on the school record setting mile relay team that still exists today
    • He won the New York State Collegiate Track and Field Association Indoor 400 yard dash his junior year in college at Oswego State.

    Brian Goetschius
    Brian Goetschius
    Class: 1974-1977

    Sports Played:
    Football 4 Years
    Basketball 2 Years

    Colleges:
    C.C. Municipal Police Academy
    College of the Mainland Police Academy
    FBI Academy

    • Set several high School football records that still exist today
    • Named Big 30 Defensive Player of the Year in 1977
    • Named 2nd Team All Star Corner stone of the famous Goose Egg Football Team of 1977

     Glen Law
    Glen Law
    Class: 1976-1979

    Sports Played:
    Football 4 Years
    Baseball 4 Years
    Basketball 3 Years

    College: Alfred University

    • Set several high school records in football and baseball that still exist today
    • Was offered a professional contract by the Toronto Blue Jays baseball organization
    • Had a brillant football career at Alfred University setting several passing records
    • Had football tryouts with the Buffalo Bills and Toronto Argonauts

    Bob Kozlowski
    *Bob Kozlowski
    Class of 1965

    Coaching Years: 1981-2006
    Coached: Girls and Boys Volleyball

    College: Buffalo State College

    Military: US Army

    • He is recognized as the greatest volleyball coach in the history of Wellsville sports.
    • In girls volleyball during a 26 year career he had a record of 403 wins against 131 losses.
    • His girls volleyball teams won 11 Section V titles which places him in the top five of all time.
    • In 1994 his girls volleyball team achieved the ultimate mark of excellence by winning the New York State title.
    • In 16 years of coaching boys volleyball his coaching record was an amazing 229 win  with only 39 loses winning a Section V title in 1986.