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Hancock Co. High School Hall of Fame Members

For information concerning Hall of Fame Nominations / Hall of Fame Requirements please visit the documents page on iHigh.com/Hancock

Herbert Sinclair Young
Inducted 1991
Graduate of Beechmont High - 1947
Taught in Hancock Co. - 1958-65
Guidance Counselor - 1965-75
Principal - 1975-85
   
Clyde Poole
Inducted 1991
Community & Church Leader
Chairman & Vice Chairman of Board of Education
Facilitator of Educational Leadership & Reform
Dr. Carl F. Lamar
Inducted 1991
Valedictorian, Beechmont H.S. - 1933
Played Kentucky State High School Basketball Tournament - 1933
Played Basketball for "Uncle" Ed Diddle at WKU - 1934-37
Major in the U.S. Marines during World War II
M.S. in Education at UK - 1949
Ph.D. in Vocational Education - 1956
   

Denzel Mefford
Inducted 1992
Educator/Coach for 36 1/2 Years (28 in H.C.)
Basketball Coach - 1958-76 (282-181 Win-Loss)
4th District Basketball Champion - 1963
11th District Basketball Champion - 1971 & '72
District Runner Ups - 1961-64, '68 & '70
Baseball Coach - 1958-76
District Baseball Champs - 1965 & '67
Regional Baseball Champs - 1965

Lisa Lamar Jarboe
Inducted 1994
Played on 1st Girls Basketball Team - 1975-78
Broke 17 School Records
All District/All Region in Basketball all 4 years
State Medalist in Track
Played 4 Sports in Collegiate KWC
MVP in Basketball, Softball, & Volleyball at KWC
Went to Nationals in  College Tennis at KWC
KWC Female Athlete of the Year
   

Milton "Mickey" Mundy
Inducted 1994
Graduate of HCHS - 1963
Educator/Coach/Administrator - Jefferson Co.
Kentucky State High Jump Champ - 1963
Jackie Jewel
Inducted 1995
Southern Jr. High School Football - 1966-68
Wayne Co. High School Football, Boys' & Girls' Basketball - 1968-75
Somerset High School Football, Boys' & Girls' Basketball - 1975-79
Whitley Co. High School Football - 1982-83
Hancock Co. High School Football &
Boys Basketball - 1986-90
   
Captain Larry S. Gaynor, U.S.P.H.S.
Inducted 1995
Valedictorian & Basketball Captain - 1962
B.S. & M.S. in Civil Engineering at UK
Dept. of Health & Human Services
Federal Engineer of the Year - 1992
Phil Lott
Inducted 1996
Community Leader
Chief Time Keeper for HCHS Basketball, Football & Volleyball Since the Mid-1960s
   
Melinda Logsdon Preuss
Inducted 1997
Educator/Community Leader
Girls Basketball - Murray State University - 1979-82
Murray State University Grad - 1982
Graduated Cum Laude
Member of International Association for Childhood Development
Robert Kelly Ogle
Inducted 1997
President Hancock Bank & Trust
Community Leader
Charter & Member of H.C. Jaycees
Board of Directors - Owensboro Jr. Achievement & Hawesville Lions Club
Co-Chair - Owensboro/Daviess Co.
Chamber of Commerce Regional Vision - 2000
   
Joyce Griffin
Inducted 1999
Language Arts Teacher - Franklin/Simpson - 1965-71
Language Arts Teacher - Hancock County - 1972-88
Guidance Counselor - Hancock County - 1988-94
Initiated community support for scholarships for HCHS students
and increased the number from 15 to 53 scholarship funds from
several thousand dollars to over $250,000
Jerry Griffin
Inducted 1999
 Assistant Football Coach - Franklin/Simpson - 1965-72
Hancock County's 1st Head Football Coach - 1972-83
(Won 78, Lost 44, Tied 4)
Started 1st Pee-Wee Football Program in 1974
Assisstant Coach - KWC - 1984
Grade School Principal - 1985-90
Director of Finance/Building & Grounds - 1990-94
Assistant State Manager, KY Board of Education - 1994-96
   
Dennis Ray Snyder
Inducted 2002
Teacher, Community Leader, Basketball Coach - Hancock Co.
Led Hancock Co. to State Tourney in 1963
Returned to Coach Hancock Co. in 1967
Career Coaching Record 286-82 (77%)
3rd Region Coach of the Year - 1982
Bob & Peggy Speer
Inducted 2005
Longtime Scorekeepers for Hancock Co. Athletics (Basketball and Football)
Bob has been the voice of Hancock Co. Boys' Basketball & Football for over 30
years, keeping score for Basketball on both Home & Road Games
Peggy kept score for Varsity/JV Basketball Teams for over 30 years on both
Home & Road Games
Peggy is especially remembered for the candies she gives the boys before
all ball games
   
Tim Gooch
Inducted 2006
Regional Wrestling Champ - 1976
State Wrestling Runner-Up - 1976
Member of 1976 Football Team (Finished 10-1)
1st Team All-State Defensive Tackle
Full Scholarship to UK
Freshmen Leadership Award at UK
4 Year Lettermen, 2 Year Captain at UK
Most Valuable Senior at UK - 1981
All-SEC - 1981
1st UK Player Drafted to NFL (Baltimore Colts) - 1981


H.D. Cowden
Inducted 2007
Taught Language Arts in H.C. for 33 Years
Sponsored Newspaper, Radio, Media Broadcast Programs, Senior Play, & Drama Club
Golf Coach for 41 Years
Began Girls Basketball Program in 1974
5 11th District Championships; 6 Runner-Ups
1 3rd Region Runner-Up
175 Wins - 144 Losses
Girls Basketball, Cheer Sponsor - 1974
Tennis Coach - 2 Years
Athletic Director - 1986-2005
Intiated Hall Of Fame in 1995
Served 11 Years in KHSAA Golf Committee
All "A" Classic 3rd Region Rep.
All "A" Classic State-wide Scholarship Program Director since 1997
All "A" Classic State Golf Tournament Co-Chairman
3rd Region Officials Policy Board - 8 years; 3 as President

   
Travis Atwell
Inducted 2009

KY Mr. Football 1999
Played University of Toledo
Played University of Kentucky
Hancock County High School Football Records
Most Touchdowns- game, season, career
Most Yards Rushing- season, career
Most Yards Passing- season, career
Most Interceptions- season
Most Points- career


Michelle Kennedy
Inducted 2011
All District 1986 and 1988
All Region 1988
KY High School Athletic Director Athlete of the Year 1988
Hancock County High School Valedictorian 1988
HCHS school record most assist in a game
HCHS school record most assist career
HCHS school record most steals career
Vanderbilt Scholar-Athlete 1988-92
SEC All Academic Team
Participated in NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 (twice) Elite Eight


Dwayne Wroe
Inducted 2011
Basketball All District 1980
1st Team All-Conference 1980
Hancock County High School Basketball and Baseball 1986-90
Coached Baseball, Basketball, and Softball
Hancock County High School
Hancock County Middle School

 

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