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1995 - 1999 Hall of Fame

1995 Hall of Fame

Amy Edwards - Graduated 1988, 4 year letter winner in soccer, leading scorer in Oklahoma, Regional All American in soccer at The University of Tulsa.

Jim Brewer - Graduated 1956, All Conference baseball, played professional baseball for 21 years, played in three World Series games an two All Star games.

Elmer Pense - Graduated 1959, 3 letter winner in basketball, one in track and one in baseball.  Retired BAPS administrator, outstanding athlete at Northern J.C.

Buck Ragsdale - Graduated 1931, coached at B.A. from 1942 to 1953, compiled a record of 74 wins-32 losses-7 ties, 1945 season 9-0-1.

Bobby Crawford - Graduated 1985, State Champion in wrestling 1984, state runner-up 1985. All State NCAA All American at Missouri University 1990.

Charlie Harper - Graduated 1962, prep All American and All State, MVP and All Big 8 at OSU as senior, played for New York Giants from 1966 to 1972.

Tony Banfield - Graduated 1956, lettered 3 years football & baseball, All State football, AFL All Pro 1961,1962, Played Pro Bowl 1961,1962,1963.

David Alexander - Graduated 1982, All State football 1981, 2 years All Conference at The University of Tulsa, Started 8 years for the Philadelphia Eagles at center.

Lisa Winchester - Graduated 1985, school’s first double All State(Softball & Basketball) Started as a freshman at the University of Nebraska.

Melvin Perry - Graduated 1938, BAHS first All State football player, member of the 1938 unbeaten football team, lettered football 4 years also track and softball.

1996 Hall of Fame

Joe Robinson - Graduated 1945, coached at B.A. 1954 to 1964, had 60 victories 49 losses an 9 ties, Oklahoma coaches Hall of Fame 1994.

Jim Baumer - Graduated 1949, as a junior baseball player hit an amazing .753 and as a senior hit .548, worked in professional baseball management all his adult life.

Mandy Miller - Graduated 1983, All Conference, All State Basketball, lead 1983 team to State Championship, received a scholarship to attend OU.

Traci Miller - As a sophomore All Conference, lead 1987 basketball team to state tournament, on track to be a future All State.  Mandy and Traci Miller along with their parents were killed in a car crash in December of 1987.

Willard Fox - Graduated 1951, All State football and baseball, recognized as one of the greatest athletes to ever play at Broken Arrow.

Lonnie Graham - Graduated 1952, Lettered in football and baseball, All American Juco at NEO, know as the (Lone Ranger) at Texas Tech where he played 54 and 55.

1997 Hall of Fame

Jack Naifeh - Graduated 1938, All Conference, star on unbeaten 1937 football team, set and still holds a record for blocking 18 kicks his senior year.

Robert Collins Jr. - Graduated 1947, All State running back in 1946, three times scored 4 touch downs in a single game.

Dallas Kirk Thorn - Graduated 1975, one year at B.A. but went on to set basketball records at the University of Missouri Rolla, 1st women in USM-UMR Hall of Fame.

Christopher Stull - Graduated 1981, earned 11 letters in 4 sports, 4.0 GPA all 4 years, All State football and baseball, All Big 8 baseball at OU in 1986.

Pete Gainer - Graduated 1967, first Broken Arrow wrestling State Champion, attended OU on a scholarship, killed in action in Vietnam in 1969.

1998 Hall of Fame

Steve Logan - Graduated 1970, 3 year letter winner in football, basketball, and track, graduated from the University of Tulsa, then began his coaching career. Is currently the head football coach at East Carolina University.

Fred Gesin - Special Contributor, BAHS band director from 1945 to 1963. Band grew from 30 members to more than 100 members under his leadership, winning many state honors.

Rodney Randall - Graduated 1968, 3 letters in football and wrestling, All State football, Oil Bowl football selection.  3rd place in the State Wrestling Tournament.  Went to Central State University on a football scholarship.

Oliver Plant - Graduated 1931, lettered 3 years in football, 4 years in basketball, 4 years in track, 4 years in baseball, and 2 years wrestling.  State Champion in the shot put and discus in track.

Patti Graham - Graduated 1979, One of the best pitchers to ever play at Broken Arrow, lead 1979 softball team to Broken Arrows first Softball State Championship. Went on to have a honor filled career at the University of Oklahoma.

1999 Hall of Fame

Michael L Covey Jr. - Graduated 1989, first All State swimmer for Broken Arrow, 2 time collegiate All American at Dury College, on National Championship team at Dury.

Fred Haynie - Graduated 1957, 3 year starter and  All State in football, 4 year starter in baseball, 3 year starter in basketball, member of the Junior Rose Bowl team at NEO.

Dr. R.W. Polk & Dr. Richard Polk - Father and son team that served a tiger team physicians for 30 year between them.  Richard also played football at broken Arrow and graduated in 1956.

Art Davis - Graduated 1952, All Conference in football. All State in Baseball, student body president. 2 year team captain in football.

Shane Schwab - Graduated 1986, 2 time All District and All State in soccer, 4 year starter, played at the University of Tulsa, play professional soccer 1992-1994.