skip navigation

Wahawk Elite Athletes

Elite Athletes Hall of Fame Members

 

Dan Gable (1963-66) WRESTLING
·        3X State Champion
·        Undefeated career record of 64-0
·        High School All-American- 1966
·        2X NCAA National Champion at Iowa State University
·        3X NCAA All-American at Iowa State University
·        3X Big Eight Champion
·        1971 World Champion
·        1972 Gold Medalist at the Munich Olympic Games
·        Voted State of Iowa's Top Athlete of the 20th Century
          by "Sports Illustrated"
 
Click Here for more info on Dan Gable
 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dale Anderson (1961-64) WRESTLING (Click for more)
·        2X State Champion

·        High School All-American
·        2X National Champion at Michigan State
·        3X All-American at Michigan State
·        3X Big Ten Champion
 

Click Here for video of Dale's 1967 NCAA Championship Match

Click Here for more info on Dale Anderson.

 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
Jim Berry (1952-55) BASKETBALL
·        2X 1st Team State
·        Member of the State of Iowa Hall of Fame
·        Attended Creighton University
·        Four-year starter
·        Division I All-American Junior and Senior year
·        Coached at the college level at Creighton, Loras,
          and UNI
 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Akeem Carter (1998-02) WRESTLING
·        2X State Champion- wrestling
·        3X State Placewinner- wrestling
·        USA Prep Wrestling National Champion
·        High School All-American
·        2X National Champion at Wartburg College
·        3X All-American at Wartburg College

 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
Molly Goodenbour (1985-89) BASKETBALL
·        2X 1st Team All-State Player
·        3X All-State Player
·        Miss Basketball for the State of Iowa- 1989
·        1st Team Parade All-American- 1989
·        Attended Stanford University
·        Won two NCAA Team Championships
·        MVP of the 1992 NCAA Final Four
·        Member of the 1993 USA National Team
·        Played professionally in Europe, ABL, and the WNBA
·        Inducted Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union
          Basketball Hall of Fame- 2003
 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Gillian Goring (2001-02) BASKETBALL
·        1st Team All-State- 2002
·        Captain of the All-State Tournament team
·        Parade 1st Team All-American- 2002
·        Attended the North Carolina State University
·        Member of the WNBA Washington Mystics

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Don Perkins (1953-56) FOOTBALL
·        2X All-State Football Player
·        Attended the University of New Mexico
·        Played for the NFL Dallas Cowboys from 1961-1968
·        6X Pro Bowl Player
·        1st Member in the Cowboy’s Ring of Honor
 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
Jack Rule (1954-57) GOLF
·        1957 Golf State Champion
·        Member of three State Championship Golf teams
·        Professional Golfer from 1962-current
·        Won two PGA tour events
·        Inducted into the Iowa Golf Association Hall of Fame
          in 1993
 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Nina Smith (1995-99) BASKETBALL
·        4X 1st Team All-State Player
·        Miss Basketball for the State of Iowa- 1999
·        3X Parade All-American
·        Parade National Player of the Year- 1999
·        WBCA National Player of the Year- 1999
·        Leading scorer on the United States Junior National
          Team- 1998

·        Attended the University of Wisconsin

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Mike VanArsdale (1979-82) WRESTLING
·        State Champion- 1983
·        2X State Placewinner
·        High School National Junior Champion
·        3X All-American at Iowa State University
·        NCAA National Champion at Iowa State University
·        2X Olympic Trial Medalist