CHS Announces 2021-2022 Grizzly Greats Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
JUNE 1, 2021 – BATON ROUGE, LA – Catholic High School is proud to announce the Grizzly Great Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2021-2022. Paul Rhorer ’77, Scott Ray ’89, Stephen Sterling ’92, and Chris Demouy ’93, will be formally inducted at the Grizzly Great Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet on August 13, 2021. Brief summaries of the inductees’ achievements are provided below:
Paul Rhorer, CHS Class of 1977, was considered the heart and soul of the CHS Cross Country team in the mid-70s, leading his team to state titles in 1974, 1975, and 1976. He was part of the team considered one of the best cross-country teams in the history of LHSAA. He was a driving force behind the CHS Cross Country program’s foundation of hard work, success, courage, leadership and dedication. Paul has coached at Sacred Heart of Jesus School and volunteered to help build youth programs since he left CHS. Today, he serves as an administrator for the State of Louisiana providing services for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. He continues to be an advocate for all runners and help them be the best they can be.
During his time at Catholic High School, Scott Ray, CHS Class of 1989, left a tremendous legacy as a three-sport athlete. As a freshman at CHS, he was part of the football, basketball, and track teams. He made the varsity football and basketball teams his sophomore year, lettering in both sports. He was named an All-District basketball player and All-American football player. By the time he graduated, he held every wide receiver record including Most Yards Receiving in a Game, Most Yards Received in a Season, Most Pass Receptions per Game, Most Pass Receptions per Season, Most Pass Receptions Caught per Season, and Most Pass Receptions Caught per Career. Upon graduation, Ray signed with LSU where his father, Eddie Ray, played as a fullback. He lettered for 4-years and had a total of 77 career receptions, 1103 yards, 14.3 yards per reception, and 3 touchdowns.
Man of the Year and champion athlete Stephen Sterling graduated from CHS in 1992. A three-year letterman in basketball, Sterling was a part of Catholic High School’s first-ever back-to-back district champion basketball teams, was a part of the CHS team that beat the Soviet National team by 3 points at CHS and led his Bears to a 32-0 season into the Final Four his senior year. Sterling received several honors during his time at CHS including Most Improved Player (1991, 1992), 2nd Team All-District, and perfect season (1992). Stephen has a private law practice in Baton Rouge and serves the Baton Rouge community as a lawyer for the Office of Public Defender in East Baton Rouge Parish.
Chris Demouy, CHS Class of 1993, was a part of the Baseball Bears’ first 5-5A District Title during his junior season. As a senior, Demouy was named an All-District player where he led his team to the district championship. Demouy went to LSU where he was a three-year letterman and was part of the 1996 and 1997 National Championship teams. Chris was also named to the Academic All-American teams in 1996 and 1997. He was drafted by the Anaheim Angels and spent five years in the minor leagues as a professional player. Today, Chris resides in Baton Rouge with his family and is in medical device sales.
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 inspiration to the athletes of Catholic High School. For more information, contact CHS Director of Strategic Communications Ashley Davies at 225.202.4779.