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GRIZZLY GREATS Athletic Hall of Fame

Grizzly Greats
2017 Inductees
Nomination Criteria
Submit Nominations
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Grizzly Greats

The Catholic High School Grizzly Greats Hall of Fame honors any person who has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the athletic program, selfless sacrifice of time and effort, leadership and whose actions portray characteristics which further the mission of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart and whose life and accomplishments can be an inspiration to the athletes of Catholic High School.

2017 Inductees

The 2017 inductees are Patrick Coogan '93, Corey Gaines '94, Major Applewhite '97 and Donnie Jones '99.

Nomination Criteria

The Athletic Department of Catholic High School is seeking nominations for the Grizzly Greats Athletic Hall of Fame award.

The Grizzly Greats is an athletic hall of fame established to honor past Catholic High School athletes and/or those persons who have contributed to the improvement and development of the school’s athletic program in ways other than by actual participation.

Anyone who graduated from Catholic High School at least 10 years previously or, if not a graduate, someone who has made a significant impact over time on the school’s athletic program is eligible.

All nominations are due to Catholic High School Athletic Director J.P. Kelly '92 by April 15.

Click here for nomination form

Submit Nominations to

CHS Athletic Director J.P. Kelly ’92

Catholic High School

855 Hearthstone Drive

Baton Rouge, La. 70806

Email to jkelly@catholichigh.org

Click here for nomination form

CHS Grizzly Greats
  • 2010 - Present
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  • 2000 - 2009
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  • 1990 - 1999
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  • 1980 - 1989
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  • 1970 - 1979
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  • 1960 - 1969
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+ Indicates Deceased
2016 - 17
Warren Virgets '48
Michael Blanchard '90
Wesley Salmon '91
Jonathan Pixley '92
2015 – 16
Alex Knight '01
Tim Lanier '92
Leo Abel '89
Dale Weiner
2014 – 15
Maurice Coleman '82
Kurt Dietrich '91
Kevin Franklin '93
Glen Randow
2013 – 14
Robby LeBlanc '96
Kevin Kleinpeter '92
Jesse Daigle '89
Pete Boudreaux '59
+ Indicates Deceased
1999 – 00
Al “Rusty” Heroman ’45 +
John Fred Gourrier ’59 +
Warrick Dunn ’93
2000 – 01
David Dellucci ’91
Len Lopoo ‘86
2001 – 02
Leonard Kleinpeter ’62
Lionel Kleinpeter ’62 Larry Butcher ’81
2002 – 03
Paul M. Hebert Jr. ’64
Delario Eames ’73 + Greg Haase ’73
2003 – 04
Kevin Ainsworth ’92
Kurt Ainsworth ’96
2004 – 05
John McCann ’66
+ Indicates Deceased
1989 – 90
Ed LeBlanc ’72
Steve Polozola ’66
1990 – 91
Jimmy Poche ’59
Jeff Tanguis ’77
1991 – 92
Gerald Barber ’75
Karl Bernard ’82
1992 – 93
Lionel Currier ’76
1993 – 94
Joe LeBlanc ’72
1994 – 95
David Butler ’77
1995 - 96
Jim Burke ’86
1996 – 97
Jimmy Lyles ’62
Jeff Schexnaider ’82
1997 – 98
Jimmy Bernhard ’43
Perry Key ’78
1998 – 99
Mike Carleton ’85
Joey Thibodeaux ’76
+ Indicates Deceased
1979 – 80
Malcolm Landry ’48
1980 – 81
Clyde Didier Sr. ’39 +
Gayle "Goose" Hatch ’57
1981 – 82
Eddie Mansur ’36 +
1982 – 83
Brother Ralph McGarry, SC +
Barrett Murphy ’55
1983 – 84
Dominick "Denny" Losavio ’45 +
1984 – 85
Buddy Copponex ’36 +
Terry Daffin ’77
1985 – 86
Brooks Cronan ’52
Johnny Daniel ’40 +
1986 – 87
Neal Dellocono ’81
Carey Guglielmo ’56
1987 – 88
Denny Braud ’56
Randy Plaisance ’72
1988 – 89
Ray Loup ’62
Robert Nobles ’82
+ Indicates Deceased
1970 – 71
James Hannie ’52
Simon "Kid Four" Mansur ’31 +
1971 – 72
"Doc" Fenton *
Pete Kleinpeter ’29 +
Robert Selleck ’63 +
Doc Nolan *
1972 – 73
Mel Didier ’44
Tony Giganti ’37 +
Ray Dicharry ’37 +
Doug Ellwood *
1973 – 74
Eddie Harelson ’41 +
"Cactus" Martin ’39 +
Brother Bernon Walsh, SC +
D.R. Barfield Jr. +
1974 – 75
Jerry Marchand ’49 +
Austin Mathews ’30 +
1975 – 76
James "Cooter" Zimmerle ’53
Warren Capone ’70
1976 – 77
D.R. Atkinson ’53
1977 – 78
Redfield Bryan ’55
1978 – 79
Ray Didier ’37 +
+ Indicates Deceased
1964 – 65
Reuben Ruiz ’51 +
Ted Castillo

GRIZZLY GREATS HALL OF FAME

Grizzly Greats

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The Catholic High School Grizzly Greats Hall of Fame honors any person who has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the athletic program, selfless sacrifice of time and effort, leadership, and whose actions portray characteristics which further the mission of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart and whose life and accomplishments can be an inspiration to the athletes of Catholic High School.

2017 Inductees

The 2017 inductees are Patrick Coogan '93, Corey Gaines '94, Major Applewhite '97 and Donnie Johnson '99.

Nomination Criteria

The Athletic Department of Catholic High School is seeking nominations for the Grizzly Greats Athletic Hall of Fame award.

The Grizzly Greats is an athletic hall of fame established to honor past Catholic High School athletes and/or those persons who have contributed to the improvement and development of the school’s athletic program in ways other than by actual participation.

Anyone who graduated from Catholic High School at least 10 years previously or, if not a graduate, someone who has made a significant impact over time on the school’s athletic program is eligible.

All nominations are due to Catholic High School Athletic Director J.P. Kelly '92 by April 15.

Click here for nomination form

Submit Nominations

CHS Athletic Director J.P. Kelly ’92

Catholic High School

855 Hearthstone Drive

Baton Rouge, La. 70806

Email to jkelly@catholichigh.org

Click here for nomination form

CHS Grizzly Greats
2010 - Present
+ Indicates Deceased
2016 - 2017
Warren Virgets '48
Michael Blanchard '90
Wesley Salmon '91
Jonathan Pixley '92
2015 - 2016
Alex Knight '01
Tim Lanier '92
Leo Abel '89
Dale Weiner
2014 - 2015
Maurice Coleman '82
Kurt Dietrick '91
Kevin Franklin '93
Glen Randow
2013 – 14
Robby LeBlanc '96
Kevin Kleinpeter '92
Jesse Daigle '89
Pete Boudreaux '59
2000 - 2009
+ Indicates Deceased
1999 – 00
Al “Rusty” Heroman ’45 +
John Fred Gourrier ’59 +
Warrick Dunn ’93
2000 – 01
David Dellucci ’91
Len Lopoo ‘86
2001 – 02
Leonard Kleinpeter ’62
Lionel Kleinpeter ’62 Larry Butcher ’81
2002 – 03
Paul M. Hebert Jr. ’64
Delario Eames ’73 + Greg Haase ’73
2003 – 04
Kevin Ainsworth ’92
Kurt Ainsworth ’96
2004 – 05
John McCann ’66
1990 - 1999
+ Indicates Deceased
1989 – 90
Ed LeBlanc ’72
Steve Polozola ’66
1990 – 91
Jimmy Poche ’59
Jeff Tanguis ’77
1991 – 92
Gerald Barber ’75
Karl Bernard ’82
1992 – 93
Lionel Currier ’76
1993 – 94
Joe LeBlanc ’72
1994 – 95
David Butler ’77
1995 - 96
Jim Burke ’86
1996 – 97
Jimmy Lyles ’62
Jeff Schexnaider ’82
1997 – 98
Jimmy Bernhard ’43
Perry Key ’78
1998 – 99
Mike Carleton ’85
Joey Thibodeaux ’76
1980 - 1989
+ Indicates Deceased
1979 – 80
Malcolm Landry ’48
1980 – 81
Clyde Didier Sr. ’39 +
Gayle "Goose" Hatch ’57
1981 – 82
Eddie Mansur ’36 +
1982 – 83
Brother Ralph McGarry, SC +
Barrett Murphy ’55
1983 – 84
Dominick "Denny" Losavio ’45 +
1984 – 85
Buddy Copponex ’36 +
Terry Daffin ’77
1985 – 86
Brooks Cronan ’52
Johnny Daniel ’40 +
1986 – 87
Neal Dellocono ’81
Carey Guglielmo ’56
1987 – 88
Denny Braud ’56
Randy Plaisance ’72
1988 – 89
Ray Loup ’62
Robert Nobles ’82
1970 - 1979
+ Indicates Deceased
1970 – 71
James Hannie ’52
Simon "Kid Four" Mansur ’31 +
1971 – 72
"Doc" Fenton *
Pete Kleinpeter ’29 +
Robert Selleck ’63 +
Doc Nolan *
1972 – 73
Mel Didier ’44
Tony Giganti ’37 +
Ray Dicharry ’37 +
Doug Ellwood *
1973 – 74
Eddie Harelson ’41 +
"Cactus" Martin ’39 +
Brother Bernon Walsh, SC +
D.R. Barfield Jr. +
1974 – 75
Jerry Marchand ’49 +
Austin Mathews ’30 +
1975 – 76
James "Cooter" Zimmerle ’53
Warren Capone ’70
1976 – 77
D.R. Atkinson ’53
1977 – 78
Redfield Bryan ’55
1978 – 79
Ray Didier ’37 +
1960 - 1969
+ Indicates Deceased
1964 – 65
Reuben Ruiz ’51 +
Ted Castillo

For more information on Catholic High School athletics or to reach the Athletic Department, contact Athletic Director J.P. Kelly at 225.383.0397 or email him at jkelly@catholichigh.org.