Hughesville High School inducts 4 to Hall of Fame
On Friday night, October 12 four people were inducted into Hughesville High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame. A ceremony was held during half time of the Homecoming football game. The inductees were Bob Hall, class of ’59; the late Mick Myers, class of 1973; Rachel (Houseknecht) Anderson, class of 2007; and Rebekah (Newhart) Baumunk – Class of 2000.
Bob Hall – Class of 1959
Lettered in Football for 2 years; Scored Hughesville High School’s first ever varsity touchdown in 1957; Lettered in Wrestling – 4 years; 1959 Sectional & District 4 Wrestling Champion; 1959 Regional Wrestling Runner-up; 3 year Letterman in Wrestling at Bloomsburg State College; First Bloomsburg Wrestler to place in NCAA competition; First Bloomsburg Athlete to earn All-American status; NAIA National Champion and 3rd place finisher in Wrestling at Bloomsburg; 2-Time PSAC champion in Wrestling at Bloomsburg; Awarded the Robert B. Redman Award as the Outstanding Senior Athlete; 1998 Bloomsburg Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee; 2013 District 4 Wrestling Hall of Fame Inductee; Started the Cocalico High School Wrestling program in 1963 where he coached for 8 years; In 1970 coached 3 sectional champions and a runner-up in the Lancaster County league
Mick Myers – Class of 1973
Lettered in Football for 3 years; Lettered in Basketball – 2 years; Lettered in Track – 1 year; Played Little League, Intermediate, and Legion Baseball and was a Player/Coach for the Hughesville Travelers; PIAA Basketball Official; Assistant Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at Montgomery High School 2 years; Sponsored a golf tournament to fight Multiple Sclerosis for 18 years raising more than $200,000; A Memorial Golf Tournament to support a scholarship for a graduating HHS senior established in his honor.
Rachel (Houseknecht) Anderson – Class of 2007
Lettered in Track for 4 years; Holds High School Records in 100 meters, 200 meters, 100 meter hurdles, 300 meter hurdles; 2007 PIAA State Champion in 100 meter hurdles; Played High School Soccer 1 year; Attended Liberty University achieving personal best records in 55 hurdles 8.25, 60 hurdles 8.64, 100 hurdles 14.23, Pole Vault 12′-7″, Shuttle hurdle relay 58.77; All Big South Conference honors 2012 3rd Place in Pole Vault; All Big South Conference Academic Presidential Honor Roll 2007-2012; Liberty Track Team Captain 2011-2012; SAAC Member 2009-2012; Member of Big South Indoor Championship Teams 2010, 2011, 2012; Member of Big South Outdoor Championship Teams 2007, 2010; Member of the 2010 Triple Crown Conference Championship Team; Volunteer Track and Field Coach at Liberty University 2013-2015; Contract PT for Vanderbilt Men’s Basketball Team 2016-present; Participated in two Mission trips to Kenya with Liberty University to host running camps, service projects, and vacation bible school
Rebekah (Newhart) Baumunk – Class of 2000
Lettered in Tennis for 4 years at HHS; Member of 4 Time District 4 and 4 Time SVL League Championship Teams; Member of PIAA State Championship Semi-finalist Tennis Team; District 4 Singles Tennis Champion and State Qualifier; 8 Time Letter Winner in Indoor and Outdoor Track at HHS; Broke 3 School Records in High Jump, Triple Jump, Long Jump; Broke Susquehanna Valley League Meet Record in Triple Jump; Competed at Penn Relays; 1st Hughesville Competitor to win the Lehigh Invitational; 3 Time District 4 Champion in High Jump and Long Jump; Qualified for State Championships in 4 events in 2006 and 2007; Indoor State Champion and 3 Time State Medalist in High Jump; Recorded Highest High Jump in AA and AAA competition in 2007; 1 Time State Medalist in Triple Jump and 100 Meter Hurdles; Qualified for Nike Indoor National Championships in High Jump; Scored most team points as a Senior and in a Career at HHS; 8 Time PSAC Place Winner in Track at Shippensburg University; 3 Time PSAC All Conference Award Winner in Triple Jump and High Jump; Broke 2 School Records in High Jump and Pentathlon at Shippensburg; 2010 NCAA National Championship Qualifier in High Jump