BEAVER LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL
HALL OF FAME
CLASS OF 2006
- Graduated 1975
played four years of football in high school.
He earned “Varsity B” letters in 1972, 1973 and 1974. John played on the first undefeated football
team in Beaver Local history in 1973 (10-0 with a tough season schedule). John broke the school interception record in
1973 with 10 interceptions including three interceptions against East Palestine. He
was honored a 1st Team
and All Area 1973 and 1974. He was Team
Captain in 1974. John unselfishly gave
up his position at safety his senior year when he as asked to be the
In basketball, John played four
years, earning three “Varsity B” letters. He was named to the All County
and All Area Teams in junior and senior years.
In 1974/75, John made 12 out of 14 field goal attempts in one game
– a school record 85%. He was
given the “Mr. Hustle” Award in 1973/74. John averaged 14.2 to 16.2 points per game
during his basketball career.
John also played baseball his
freshman and sophomore years.
Dawson - Graduated 1985
In football, Doug was named the Team Most
Valuable Player, was selected as first team quarterback on the All Columbiana
County Team and honored as the Evening Review’s Football Player of the
Year in 1984. He led the Ohio All-Stars
to their first ever victory over the Pennsylvania
squad in the midsummer Penn-Ohio Football Classic.
Doug holds the Beaver Local records for the most passing yards in a
single season (1,649), most passing yards in a single game (313), most
completions in a season (129) and the longest touchdown pass – 89 yards.
Doug played baseball for four years and was named to the All County Team
as a catcher. He holds the county record
for throwing out potential base stealers in a season – 16 runners.
Doug played basketball for three years and led the team in offensive
assists his senior year.
Doug attended Clarion University
of Pennsylvania on a full football scholarship where he played varsity
collegiate varsity football for two years.
He was awarded an academic scholarship to attend Kent State University where he graduated Magna Cum
Laude with a Bachelors Degree. He holds
a Masters Degree from John
Doug is currently an educator with the Canfield Local Schools. He married to Jennifer, also an educator, and
they have four sons, Andre, Jake, Will and Max, and one daughter, Elle.
Dave was a standout football player
at Beaver Local High School. He was named All Buckeye Border Conference in
his junior and senior years. As a
senior, was named the Most Valuable Player and Best Defensive Back Awards and
received the coveted Harry T. Greenwood Award.
Dave went on to play football at the University of Findlay. He was awarded the Best Defensive Back Award
his freshman and sophomore years. He was
named to the All Hoosier Buckeye Conference every year. In 1971, he was named second team All
American NAIA, and Most Valuable Player.
Dave was involved in the fund raising ($200,000) and the building of the
West Branch School District Athletic Complex.
He coached flag football at West Branch from 1987-96. He was a College and Career Sunday School
Teacher at the Sebring Church of Christ 1984-95.
He is married to wife Rebecca and they have two sons, Kyle and Drew. Kyle played football at the University of Findlay
and Drew at Mount
Union College. All three Doaks
were strong safeties.
Dubberly - Graduated
received 8 varsity letters playing sports at Beaver Local
High School. In football, Scott was name the Team
Defensive Most Valuable Player, All
County and All Buckeye
Border Conference as a junior. As a
senior, he was named the Defensive Most Valuable Player, and received the
Captain’s Award. He was named to
the All County Team and All Buckeye Border Conference.
In basketball, Scott was named
the Team Most Valuable Player and received the Captain’s Award as a
In baseball, as a junior, Scott
received the Team Most Valuable Player, the Captain’s Award and the
Highest Batting Average Award. He was
named to the All County Team and the All Buckeye Border Conference Team. As a senior, he received the Captain’s
Award and the Highest Batting Average Award.
He was named to the All County Team and the All Buckeye Border
After graduating in 1970, Scott
accepted a full baseball scholarship to Kent State University.
Scott has been married to his
sweetheart and partner, East Liverpool
native Susan Simms for 28 years. They
currently live in George. They are the
parents of twins, Katie, a student at AASU in Savannah and Christopher, a student at Mercer
University I Macon. Scott is a
self-employed utility contractor and real estate investor.
Hoppel - Graduated 1979
began wrestling in the early 1970’s, and was a member of the first junior
high team at Beaver
Randy’s four year overall high school record was 72-19. As a freshman, he won the Beaver Local Invitational. His record was 14-4. As a sophomore, he placed 2nd at
the Sectional and was a District qualifier.
He was named to the All Area and All County Team. His record was 18-6. As a junior, with a record of 23-6, he placed
2nd at the Sectional, 3rd at the District and 5th
at the State. He was named to the All
County Team and the All Area Team. As a
senior, Randy was undefeated in the regular season. He was the MVP of the Everett Hoppel Memorial Wrestling Tournament. He placed 1st at the Sectional, 2nd
at the District, and 6th at the State. He was again named to the All Area and All County
Teams. He received the Dike Beede Award. He
finished his senior year with a record of 17-3.
Randy continued his wrestling
career at Kent State
University and West Liberty
College, where he as a
three time national qualifier.
Pancake - Graduated 1999
William Pancake Jr. is a 1999
graduate of Beaver
While participating in three varsity sports, he earned nine varsity letters
– two in football, three in basketball and four in track.
In track, he won six Columbiana County
titles, five OVAC titles, seven District titles and three Regional titles. He was a two time State Qualifier in 1998 and
1999, competing in two events in 1999.
The track teams, he participated on, won four consecutive league titles,
two Indian Valley League titles and two East Liverpool Track League
titles. He was voted 1999 Columbiana
County Track Athlete of the Year by the Ohio State Track Officials Association.
Bill was a three year letterman
in basketball on teams that went a combined 31-9 in this
junior and senior years.
Bill is married to the former Korey Sprouse, also a Beaver
Local graduate. They have two children,
Leah, who is five years old, and Williams III, who is three years old. He is employed in the family business at
Pancake Auto Body and currently serving as an assistant track coach and head
cross country team coach. He served one
year as a high school basketball coach at Heartland
and one year as head coach of the Beaver
School track team.
Pastore - Graduated 2001
Jamin was a standout athlete for the Beaver Local Beavers
In 2000, he was named a First
Team All Ohio Quarterback. He was Mr.
Ohio Football nominee and a top five finisher.
He was named to the 1st team Eastern District and was named
the Eastern District Division III Offensive Player of the Year and the Eastern
District Division All Divisions Player of the Year. He was named 1st Team OVAC and 1st
Team All County
and was the Columbiana County Offensive Player of the Year. He was named by the Review 1st
Team All Area and Offensive Player of the Year.
He was named by the Morning Journal as 1st Team and Player of
the Year. Jamin
was twice the Channell 33 Athlete of the Week.
At Beaver Local, Jamin was a two time Football MVP, three year
Football Team Captain and a four year Varsity Football Letter Winner. Jamin holds the
BLHS single game and career rushing yards records, the single game, season and
career rushing touchdown records, the longest punt return record and the single
game, season and career all purpose touchdown records. Jamin also played
two years of varsity baseball and wrestled for one year. He was 2001 Class Valedictorian.
Jamin was a
three year Duke University Football Letter Award winner.
Pudge was born
in 1923. While attending East Liverpool High School, he played varsity football
in 1939, 1940 and 1941.
He was married in 1944 to the
former Lois Carroll. They had two sons,
David, a 1963 Beaver Local graduate, and Daniel, a 1969 Beaver Local graduate.
coach early football teams at Beaver Local and assisted in many ways in the
development of an athletic program. He
was instrumental in the construction of the football field, the entrance, the
ticket booths and press box.
At the time of his death in 1967,
he was serving on the Beaver Local Board of Education.
many hours in support of the district. He was devoted to its causes and was always
willing to support and encourage the students of Beaver Local.
- Graduated 1978
a four-year letter winner at Beaver Local in track. She advanced to the District Track meet three
times and was the first female athlete from Beaver Local to advance to District
competition. She held the long jump
record of 16’4” from 1978 to 2001.
Jill received the “High Point Award” all four years in high
school and was voted “Most Valuable Player” for three years.
In basketball, Jill was voted to
the All Area and All County Teams her senior year. She averaged 12 points and 14 rebounds that
year. The 1978 team was the first girls basketball team to win the Sectional title and ended
with a record of 16-3.
At Mount Vernon Nazarene
University, Jill was a
four-year varsity player and was named to the NAIA District 22 All Star Team
her junior and senior years. She was
honored as the Team Chaplin and the Most Valuable player her junior and senior
years. Jill was one of the first female
athletes from Beaver Local to participate in four years of collegiate
Jill has worked as the assistant girls basketball coach at Mount
Vernon Nazarene University, coached the Mount Vernon Middle School
girls basketball team, and has been the assistant track coach, soccer and
tennis coach at Beaver Local.
Jill is married to Dr. Robert Sylvies and has tow children, Breanne Gunter, a student at Duquesne University, and Brady Gunter, a student
at Beaver Local.
Jill holds a Bachelor of Art
Degree from Mount Vernon Nazarene University
and a Masters of Education Degree from Miami University.
She has taught at Trotwood Madison
School District near Dayton,
and presently at Beaver
Please press the
BACK button on your browser to return to the main Hall of Fame page. - Thank