Marvin Fredrickson

Marvin Fredrickson

Class of 1960; Inducted 2006
Lettered in Football, Baseball, Basketball
1959 1st Team All-Northwest Basketball
1959 1st Team All-District Basketball
1959 2nd Team All-State Basketball
1960 1st Team All-State Basketball
School Record 21.6 PPG 1959-60
School Record Total Points 444 1958-59
School Record 31 Points in a Game Vs. Snohomish 1960
4 Year Letter Winner Basketball
Pacific Lutheran University
1st Team All-Evergreen Conference 1962
2nd Team 1963
Held Records at PLU for Career FT % at 82% and 22 Consecutive FT’s
1963 NAIA Emil S. Liston Award
For Athletics, Academics, and Leadership

Marvin Peterson

Class of 1961; Inducted 2006
1960 Honorable Mention All-NW Football
1964 2nd Team Small College All-American Center
Pacific Lutheran University
1965 1st Team All-Pacific Coast Center
1965 1st Team Small College All-American Center

Reggie Dahl

Reggie Dahl

Class of 1962; Inducted 2006
1960 Wrestling District Champion
1961 2nd Wrestling Districts
1961 2nd State Wrestling
1962 Wrestling District Champion
Wrestled for 4 years at Western Washington University
1966 District Champion
1966 Wrestled in NAIA National Championships

Bob VanDelinder

Class of 1962; Inducted 2007.
All-NW Football 2nd Team 1960; 1st Team All-NW Football 1961; Member of Football
Team that was NWL Champs and finished #8 in State 1961; Undefeated Freshman Year Wrestling; 2nd in District, 4th in State Wrestling 1960; Outstanding Wrestler BEHS 1960; District Wrestling Champion, 3rd in State 1961; District Wrestling Champion, State Wrestling Champion 1962. Member in 2nd place in State Wrestling Team 1962. Also Lettered in Track.
Personal: Attended Skagit Valley College and earned B.A. from WWU in Elementary Ed.with an emphasis in p.e. Taught and coached track, junior high basketball, and wrestling in Hydaburg, Alaska for 3 years. Taught and coached at Nenana, Alaska for 14 years. Coached several regional champions and state placers in wrestling. Coached the first girl in the state of Alaska to win a regional wrestling medal. Started a pee-wee wrestling program and a little dribblers basketball program. Coached girls basketball team for 5 years. Best year was 18-4 beating the 1st and 2nd place state teams in the Nenana Invitational. Coached little league in Burlington and Alger; Started a 5th grade track program in Burlington through Skagit Valley College.

Bob Kutzer

Bob Kutzer

Class of 1962; Inducted 2008
1961 County Champion PV; 1961 County Champion High Hurdles; 1962 League Champion PV;
1962 Kirkby Field Record PV 11-9; 4 Year Letter Winner Track; 3 Year Letter Winner Wrestling
District Champion Wrestling; 3 Year Letter Winner Football; 1961 1st Team All-NW Tight End
Founder of Skagit Valley Raiders Semi-Pro Football Team; 2002 Inducted to the Semi-Professional Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio
Personal: Electrical engineer for 34 yrs. at Puget Sound Energy
Memories of BEHS: All of the sports and fan participation

Lance Aamot

Class of 1962
1961 1st Team All-NW Tackle
1961 Outstanding Blocker Award

Dennis Kloke

Dennis Kloke

Class of 1962; Inducted 2008
1961 1st Team All-Northwest Football ; 1961 2nd Team All-State Football
1961 Sporting News Honorable Mention All-American Football
1961 Football Captain; 1961 and ’62 All-NW Baseball; 1962 Baseball Captain
1961 and ’62 All-NW Basketball; 1962 All-State Basketball; 1962 Basketball Captain
Earned 8 Varsity Letters in 3 Sports; Athletic Scholarship WSU; 1963 Football Varsity Letter
1965-67 Basketball 3 Varsity Letters; 1967 WSU Most Inspirational Award Basketball
Coached Freshman Basketball at WSU 1967-68; Long Time High School Basketball,
Football, Track, and Golf Coach
Personal: Currently coaching girls basketball at Stanwood High School.
Memories of BEHS: Coaches Don Leach and Glenn Rickert helped him greatly as a player and a person. Wishes every young person could have the same high school experience he did

Joe Montgomery

Joe Montgomery

Class of 1962
1961 1st Team All-NW Half-Back; Member of NWL Champion Football Team Ranked 8th in State

Bob Fulton

Class of 1962; Inducted 2008
1962 145lb. Dist. Champion Wrestling; Member of 2nd in Districts Team; Member of 2nd in State Team

Tom Marriott

Class of 1962; Inducted 2008
1962 2nd District Wrestling; 1962 State Champion 154 lbs.; 1962 Member of 2nd in State Wrestling Team
Personal: Veteran Member of 82nd Airborne Paratroopers and Operating Engineer. Two Children: Michael and Madeline. Represented by Widow Ginny Mariott and Son Michael and daughter-in- law Julie.
Memories of BEHS: Tom was always proud of his wrestling accomplishments and he respected and admired his coach Bo Campbell

Roger Wills

Roger Wills

Class of 1962; Inducted 2008
1961 1st Team All-Northwest Football Guard; Earned Letters in 3 Sports: Football, Wrestling, Track
1962 Skagit County High Hurdles Champion; School Record in High Hurdles 15.0; 1962 Track Co-Captain ;Football Scholarship to Everett JC; Track Scholarship to Skagit JC
Personal: 3rd in BEHS Talent Contest in 1962. State Champion FFA Dairy Judge at State Judging Contest, Carnation Farm 1962. Coached wrestling at Oak Harbor Middle School for 11 years. Wrestling referee at AAAA level for 6 years

Bob Codlin

Class of 1962; Inducted 2008
1961 2nd District Wrestling; 1961 4th State Wrestling; 1962 District Champion Wrestling; 1962 2nd State Wrestling; 1963 State Jr. College Champion SVC; 1964 State Jr. College Champion SVC
Personal: Passed away in a motorcycle accident.

Jerry Fulton

Jerry Fulton

Class of 1963; Inducted 2008
1961 District Champion Wrestling 103 lbs.; 1961 3rd in State Wrestling 103 lbs.
1963 Sub- District Champion 133 lbs.; 1963 District Champion 133 lbs.; 1963 Outstanding Wrestler;
1963 Most Inspirational Wrestling; Wrestled at Skagit Valley College
1964 Washington State Junior College Wrestling Champion 157 lbs.
Personal: Retired after 31 years from Texaco Refinery. Jerry and his wife Marsha have two sons: Miles and Sky. They also have 8 grandchildren.
Memories of BEHS: He loved being coached by the legendary Bo Campbell.

Dale Pendry

Class of 1963; Inducted 2008
1962 1st Team All-NW Guard Football; 1962 Best Blocker Award

Allen Fair

Allen Fair

Class of 1963
1962 1st Team All-NW Linebacker; 1962 2nd Team All-State Football 1962 Most Inspirational Football

Donnie Miller

Class of 1963; Inducted 2008
1962 2nd District Wrestling; 1962,63 Wrestled in State Tournament;
1962 Member of 2nd Place State Wrestling Team; 1963 2nd District Wrestling; 1963 Wrestling Captain
Earned 8 Varsity Letters (Cross Country, Baseball, Football, Wrestling);
1962,63 Most Inspirational Baseball; 1964 4th in State Jr. College Wrestling SVC
1964 Member of State Champion Jr. College Wrestling Team SVC; 1963 ASB President
Personal: Spent all of his working days in some type of agriculture. Son Matt is a B-E grad. Daughter-in-Law, Kim teaches 2nd grade in B-E School Dist. Has 2 grandkids, Jonathan and Emma.
Memories of BEHS: All of his coaches were very special. They made you want to give 110% all of the time. His coaches who were so meaningful to him in HS and college were: Ted Whan, Glenn Rickert, Bo Campbell, Monte Bianchi, and Gary Knutzen

Jim Radich

Jim Radich

Class of 1963; Inducted 2008
1962 1st Team All-NW End Football; Member of NWL Champion Football Teams 1961 and 1962
1963 2nd Team All-NW Basketball; 1963 Basketball Captain;
Member of NWL Champion and State Tournament Basketball Team 1963; 1960 State Cross Country Qualifier; 1962 Hit .424 on Baseball Team; 1962 Threw No-Hitter Against MV
1963 Selected to NW Dist. Feeder Baseball Game As A Pitcher; 1964 Baseball at SVC
1964-65 Basketball at SVC; 1966-67 Basketball at St. Martins Coll.; 1967 Basketball Captain
37 Years Coaching Basketball in B-E School District
Personal: Taught for 35 years. 34 years teaching 4th or 5th grade in the B-E School District. Coached the 6th grade and 8th grade basketball teams for over 27 years. Married to Dee Ann for 30 years. Has 3 sons and 5 grandchildren. Son Travis is currently C team basketball coach and assistant track coach at B-EHS.
Memories of BEHS: Having the honor of being coached by B-E Hall of Fame Coaches.

Wayne Peterson

Wayne Peterson

Class of 1963
1961 2nd Team All-NW Half-Back; 1962 1st Team All-NW Half-Back 1962 1st Team All-NW Deep Back
1962 Honorary Captain Football; 1963 Basketball Captain
1963 Member of League Champion and State Basketball Team
1963 Football at WSU
Personal: Lives in Arizona.

Dick Skeers

Dick Skeers

Class of 1963; Inducted 2008
1962 All-NW Defensive End Football; Member of Undefeated NWL Football Champions
1963 Member of NWL Champions and State Basketball Team
Personal: Attended University of Washington. Owns Skeers Construction in Bellingham. Has been awarded Whatcom County Builder of the Year 3 Times. Dick feels that athletics can play a significant role assisting young people in having a successful life. He is a major supporter of Whatcom County Boys and Girls Club.
Memories of BEHS: Dick feels that the quality of coaching he received at B-E was second to none. He was amazed at how much he had been taught when he talked to other athletes from other programs.

Jake Van Putten

Jake Van Putten

Class of 1963
1962 1st Team All-NW Guard Football; 1962 Best Blocker Award
1962 Best Lineman Award

Rod Dahl

Class of 1964; Inducted 2008
1961,62,63,64 County Champion Mile; 1962,63,64 League Champion Mile
1962,63,64 District Champion Mile; 1963 6th in State Mile; 1964 3rd in State Mile
1964 County Record Mile 4:21.6; 1964 School Record Mile 4:19.4
1963,64 County Champion 110 HH; 1964 League Champion 110 HH; 1964 Kirkby Field Record 15.0 HH
1964 School Record High Hurdles 14.5; 1968 WSU Pac-8 Steeple Chase Champion
Personal: Graduated from WSU 1969. Taught at Quincy Jr. High 1970-1974. Worked for Univ. of Washington Fisheries Dept. 1974-77. Electrical Contractor for Dahl’s Valley Electric 1977-Present.

Corky Bluhm

Corky Bluhm

Class of 1964; Inducted 2008
1961,62,63,64 Track County Champion 880 yd.;
Earned 9 Letters in 3 Sports: Cross Country, Basketball, Track; 1961 Washington State AAU Cross Country Champion; 1962 County Champion Cross Country; 1962,63 State Qualifier Cross Country
1963 League Champion 880 yd.; 1963 District Champion 880 yd.; 1963,64 6th State 880 yd.
1964 School Record 880 yd. 1:55.7
Personal: Graduated from Seattle Univ. and Univ. of Washington in P.E. and Industrial Arts. Masters Degree in Computers in Education from Lesley College. Taught and Coached at Cascade Middle School in Sedro-Woolley from 1968-2000. Coached middle and high school track and cross country programs.
Memories of BEHS: Cross Country, track and basketball. State track meets and the state basketball tournament. Great coaches in Mr. Leach, Mr. Whan, and Mr. Erickson.

Larry Wilhonen

Class of 1964; Inducted 2008
1963 1st Team All-Northwest Football Right End; Earned Letters in 4 Sports: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Track; Member of’62 and ’63 Football Team that had a 17 Game Unbeaten Streak
Member of 1963 State Basketball Team; Ran on School Record Mile Relay Team
Personal: Involved in baseball and basketball programs at SVC. Played basketball for many years in the industrial league with other Tiger alumni. Larry and wife Polly have 3 children who were all successful in Tiger Athletics. Now there are grandkids coming through the B-E school system. They also have grandkids who have moved to the “dark side” of the river and they are having great success as Bulldogs. (He is still happy for them!)
Memories of BEHS: Glenn Rickert was the greatest coach he has ever had. Bo Campbell used to pull a dollar out of his wallet at the end of practice and have linemen who were “dogging it” in practice race for the dollar. Ted Whan inspired him to join the track team. “Silence was golden” on football game days. Bus rides to the games were also in silence.

Ray Power

Ray Power

Class of 1964; Inducted 2008
1962 1st Team All-NW Defensive Tackle; 1963 1st Team All-NW Offensive and Defensive Tackle
Earned 7 Varsity Letters (Football, Wrestling, Track);
Awarded A Full 4 Year Football Scholarship to WSU
Personal: Served a combat tour in Viet Nam. Was awarded the Purple Heart Medal for wounds received in combat. Graduated from Univ. of Washington with a degree in construction management. This year a multi-year design build power plant project Ray was managing in Alaska won 3 pominent construction awards from the Army Corps of Engineers. Married to wife Ardell for 38 years. They have a son, Todd.
Memories of BEHS: Ray wants to express the overall respect gratitude and appreciation for the coaching efforts Glenn Rickert gave to the BEHS students and community throughout his career. Also wrestling practice with Bo Campbell brings back many colorful memories

Doug Kloke

Doug Kloke

Class of 1964; Inducted 2008
1963 1st Team All-League Football; 1963 1st Team All-League Basketball
1964 1st Team All-League Basketball; 1964 Most Inspirational Basketball
1964 Basketball Captain; Earned 9 Varsity Letters in 3 Sports (Basketball, Football, Baseball)
1964-68 Earned 3 Varsity Letters in Basketball at WSU; 1964 WSU Freshman Team Went 22-0;
27 Years of High School Coaching ; 1968-94 Head Boys Basketball Coach Vashon Island High School
Athletic Director Vashon Island High School and Cascade High School
2006-2007 WIAA Athletic Administrator Outstanding Service Award
Personal: Was voted National Honor Society Most Studious Senior year. Participated in band all 4 years of high school. Was also Senior Class President. Graduated from WSU in 1968.

Bob Dickinson

Bob Dickinson

Class of 1964; Inducted 2008
1963 1st Team All-League Full-Back; 1963 1st Team All-League Def. End; 1963 State Qualifier Wrestling
Personal: Graduated with business and science degrees from WSU. Worked in Medical Electronics until 1993. Started his own computer and telecommunications business . Married 39 years. Currently retired on Samish Island.

Ed Brunz

Ed Brunz

Class of 1964; Inducted 2008
1963 All League Defensive Back ; 1963 All-NW Defensive Back; 1963 8th 145 lbs. State Wrestling
1964 District Champion 148 lbs.; 1962,63,64 440yd County Champion; 1964 440yd League Champion
1964 440yd Sub-District Champion; 1964 440yd Distrcit Champion; 1964yd 440 3rd State
1964 School Record 100yd. 10.0; 1964 School Record 440yd 49.3; Track and Wrestling Scholarship WSU
Personal: ASB President at BEHS 1964. District Governor for Lions Club International . Taught in Ephrata for one year then came back to teach and coach at BEHS. Taught for 25 years. Current Mayor of Burlington.

Chad Dodd

Chad Dodd

Class of 1968; Inducted 2008
1966 & 67 County Champion XC; 1966 &67 League Champion XC; 1967 District Champion XC
1965 6th State XC; 1967 3rd State XC; 1967 Captain of State Champion Cross Country Team
1967 County Champion 880yd.; 1967 League Champion 880yd.; 1967 District Champion 880yd.
1967 6th State 880yd.; 1968 County Champion Mile; 1968 5th State 880;
1968 1st 1000yd Achilles Indoor Invite Vancouver, BC; 1968 1st 1000yd Seattle Indoor Invite
1966 4:26.8 Mile #2 In School History; 1968 880yd 1:55.3 School Record
Personal: Attended University of Washington on track scholarship for 1 1/2 years then entered U.S. Navy for 4 years. Owned and operated various businesses throughout the area. Two Sons Dash and Tyson both are graduates of BEHS.
Memories of BEHS: Great coaches teachers and students. A great school. Chad is proud to have been apart of and able to carry on its great traditions

Dennis Sparrs

Class of 1967; Inducted 2009
1964 NWL Champion Football Team; 1966 1st Team All-NW Football Linebacker; Earned 6 Varsity Letters in Football (3), and Baseball (3). Was Starting Left Fielder in 1968 and 1969 at Skagit Valley Community College. In 1972 was an Assistant Coach for SVCC Baseball.
Personal: B-EHS never lost a home football game during his high school career. Dad and Uncles taught him to play sports and encouraged him. Played in Industrial/City Athletic leagues after college. Still plays golf today and in 2008 played in the first flight of the Alaska Senior Amateur Tournament. Lives in Wasilla, AK.
Memories of BEHS: An honor to play for Coach Rickert and Coach Campbell. Remembers how the whole town of Burlington supported the teams. The whole town loved to hear that victory bell.

Bruce Reichert

Class of 1967; Inducted 2009
Member of basketball teams that played in the state tournament 1965,66,67 . Earned 8 Varsity Letters in Cross Country (3), Basketball (3), and Track (2). 1967 Basketball Captain. 1967 1st Team All-NW Basketball; Led Team in Scoring, FT%, FG%, Rebounds. 1967 School Record Pts. In a Game (32). Top 10 All-time in Points in a Season (422); Avg. Points Per Game (18.3).
1968,69 Scholarship to PLU Basketball. 2 Varsity Letters PLU Basketball.
Was Vice-President of his senior class and was one of 4 commencement speakers in 1967. After PLU joined the US Navy Reserve and served in Vietnam. Married to Eileen in 1973 and has 2 sons, Aaron and Andrew.
Memories of BEHS:
Great coaches that helped us strive to be our best and great teammates that had incredible spirit and selfless drive to make our teams the best. Proud to be a part of the great tradition that is BEHS.

Dan Baxter

Class of 1965; Inducted 2009
Member of 1964 NWL Champion Football Team. 1964 1st Team All-NW Football Defensive Tackle.
1964 Outstanding Lineman Award in Football; .Earned 4 Varsity Letters Football (2) Track (2).
Personal: Graduated from Seattle Pacific University with degrees in business and economics. Married for 39 years with 2 daughters and 7 grandchildren. Still bowling competitively with 2 300 games. Greatest accomplishment is the Christian lives being lived by his children and their families.

Roger Sego

Class of 1966; Inducted 2009
Member of 1964 NWL Champion Football Team. 1965 and 1966 1st Team All-NW Football as Defensive Guard. Member of 1964 NWL Champion Track Team.1965 Track County Champion 880yd. 1966 NW Champions Distance Medley Relay (Sego, Dodd, R. McKee, Ramos). 1966 NWL Champion 880yd. #2 All-Time School History 880yd. 1:58.1.
Personal: Played defensive line at only 160 pounds and blocked more punts than any other defensive lineman in Tiger history to that time. Scored at least one touchdown of f of blocked punts both junior and senior year. Married 36 years and has 2 daughters. Owns an organic herb farm in LaCenter, Washington.

Ron Schutte

Class of 1966; Inducted 2009
Member of 1964 NWL Champion Football Team. 1965 1st Team All-NW Football Linebacker. 1965 Most Inspirational Football Player Award. Member of 1966 Regional Champions Basketball Team that finished 4th at State. 1967 was Everett Junior College Football Captain on Everett JC State Champion Team. 1967 Washington JC All-Star Team Member both as Offensive Tackle and Defensive Lineman.
1967 JC Gridwire All-American Team Member.1968 Earned Football Scholarship to WSU.
Personal: Transferred from Meridian HS in 1964. Glen Rickert Called him at the time the, “Greatest blocking Fullback I have ever had.” Retired from Tesoro (Shell) Anacortes Refinery as Superintendant-Capitol Projects/Turnarounds after 37 years. Retired Volunteer fireman Skagit County Fire Dist. No. 5. (1970-2005) Edison Fire Chief , Dist. Fire Commissioner (200-2006). Married to Karen (Also a B-E grad.) for 40+ years. 4 children: Kimberly, Renee, Ryan and David, All BEHS graduates. Six, soon to be seven, grandchildren all in the Burlington-Edison School District.
Memories of BEHS: Appreciated the warm welcome he received from BEHS students , teachers, and coaches. Enjoyed the outstanding football and basketball coaching staffs. Basketball victories over Roosevelt and Ballard and placing 4th in state are some of the fondest memories. Also, meeting his partner-in-life, Karen, at BEHS.

Steve Wiles

Class of 1966
Member of 1964 NWL Champion Football Team; 1965 1st Team All-NW Football half-back; 1966 1st Team All-NW Football Half-back; Leading Rusher for B-E 1965 and 1966; 1965 County Champion Mile Relay

Vic Randall

Class of 1967; Inducted 2009
Earned 8 Varsity Letters (3 Football, 2 Basketball, 3 Baseball).
1966 1st Team All-NW Football, Football Captain and Most Inspirational Award Winner. 1966 and 1967 1st Team All-NW Baseball; 1967 Baseball Captain; 1967 Most Inspirational Basketball, Baseball;
1967-1970 Football WWU; All-Conference Safety 1968,69,70; 1970 Honorable Mention All-American
WWU School Records Interceptions Game (3); Season (9); Career (26); 1982 Inducted WWU Hall of Fame; Head Football Coach Ferndale HS 1982-89 and 1994-2002; Overall Record 137-40; 9 Conference Championships; 11 Times State Playoffs; 2002 Inducted Washington State Coaches Hall of Fame.
Personal: Teacher and Coach at Tillamook HS, Oregon 1971-72. Taught and coached at Ferndale High School since 1972. Currently Athletic Director at Ferndale High School. Has 3 children: Aimee, Scott, and Kyler who all participated in athletics in high school and college. Also has 3 grandchildren: Baylor, Maya, and Brayden.
Memories of BEHS:
Thursday night practices under the lights. At the end of practice we would gather in the center of the field and Coach Rickert would tell us what we needed to do to be successful on Friday night. Those talks were very inspiring and even now when I get in a tough situation I draw strength from those Thursday night talks that happened so many years ago. I realize now how lucky I was to play at Burlington-Edison High School. We may not have been the biggest, fastest, or the best athletes, but the coaches had a knack for getting the best out of us on each and every play, they truly believed in us.

Denny McKee

Class of 1965; Inducted 2009
Member of 1964 NWL Champion Football Team. 1964 1st Team All-NW Football . 1964 Most Inspirational Football. Member of 1965 NWL and District Champion Wrestling Team. 1965 Wrestling Team Captain; 2nd Place District Wrestling; Wrestling State Qualifier. 1967-68 Earned 2 Varsity Letters University of Washington Wrestling.Personal: Received Bachelors and Masters degrees from University of Washington. Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army Reserves. Employed by Washington State DSHS for 31 years. Currently working as a Program Manager in the field of aging and long-term care.
Memories of BEHS: The “Glory Days” were great. Coach Rickert taught all of the positive values for life that athletics can provide: team work, giving your best effort, taking personal responsibility for your actions, etc. Coach Campbell always provided additional motivation if your personal effort was somewhat lacking. The community provided great support and made you feel like you wanted to represent them in the best way possible. Sports at BEHS was a very positive experience.

Ken Brooker

Class of 1965; Inducted 2009
Member of 1964 NWL Champion Football Team. 1964 1st Team All-NW Football and Best Blocker Award. Member 1965 NWL Champion Wrestling Team. Member of 1964and 1965 NW District Champion Wrestling Team. Earned 6 Varsity Letters Football(3); Wrestling (3).Wrestled 3 years in College and 2 years in the Army.
: Married to Kay, has 3 children, 6 grandkids and 1 great-grandson. Owner and operator of Ken’s Paint and Body Shop. Lives in Longmont, CO.
Memories of BEHS:
Great school and teachers. Glenn Rickert and Bo Campbell were great.

Doug Sobek

Class of 1965; Inducted 2009
Member of 1964 NWL Champion Football Team; 1964 1st Team All-NW Football; 1964 Most Inspirational Football. Earned 6 Varsity Letters in Football (3) and Baseball (3).Personal: Has a daughter and 2 grandchildren. He is Vietnam Veteran and graduated from CWU and Seattle University. Is currently a Business Executive living in Anacortes. Is in a barbershop music ensemble and is a mountaineer and marathon runner.

Roger McKee

Class of 1967; Inducted 2009
Member of 1964 NWL Champion Football Team; 1966 1st Team All-NW Football In 1966 was the leading rusher in NWL. 1965 County Track Champion 880 Relay; 1965,66,67 County Champion 440yd.
1966 NWL Champion 440yd. 1966 County 440 record (51.0); 1967 NWL 880 Relay Champions. Earned 5 Varsity Letters Football (2), Track (3).
Personal: Attended WSU from 1967-71 with a B.A. in Economics. Served in The US Army in Worms, Germany from 1971-75. Attended UW from 1975-78 doing advanced studies. Attended UW School of Dentistry from 1978-82. Received Doctorate in 1982. Private Practice in Mt. Vernon from 1982 to the present. Married to Claudia for 37 years. 3 Children who are all former Tigers: Stephanie, Jennifer, Christopher. 3 Grandchildren: Kiley, Clara, Colton.
Memories of BEHS:
The privilege of being coached by some of the greatest men who always taught us how to dig deep for that little bit of extra strength and courage we never knew we possessed.

Roger (Joe) Peterson

Class of 1966; Inducted 2010
Earned 9 letters in Cross Country, Wrestling, and Track. 1965 Member of District Champion Wrestling Team; Team Captain on 2nd Place in State Cross Country Team; 1966 Member of Sub-District and District Champion Wrestling Team; 1966 Wrestling Team Captain; 1966 Wrestling Sub-District Champion; 1966 Wrestling District Champion; 1967 SVC Wrestling 4th in State; 1968 SVC Wrestling State Champion; Earned Skagit Valley College Outstanding Athlete Award 1967 and 1968; 1970 WSU Wrestling 3rd Place Pac-8 Championships; 1970 WSU Most Inspirational Wrestler.Personal: Married to Janne Paulson in 1971. Two daughters, Holly and Corey and a grandson,Tyler. After college and the Army Reserves, worked at a local feed manufacturing company for 20+ years. Also worked in construction and was a commercial fisherman for 20 years.
Memories of BEHS: Has fond memories of his BEHS classmates. “I feel very fortunate to have been born and raised here. Every one of my coaches was a great inspiration mentally and athletically, especially Bo Campbell and Ted Whan at B-E and Gary Knutzen at SVC. I feel very fortunate.”

Dennis Dahl

Class of 1966; Inducted 2010
Competed in Football, Wrestling and Track. 1965 and 1966 State Qualifier Wrestling; 1966-1968 Competed in Cross Country, Wrestling, and Track at SVC. 3rd Place State Junior College Wrestling Tournament; 1968-1970 Competed in Football and Wrestling Central Washington University; 2nd Place Evergreen Conference Wrestling Championships. 1974-77Head Wrestling Coach Juneau-Douglas HS (Juneau, AK); 1980-89 Head Football Coach Meadows Valley HS (New Meadows, ID) 1984 District 3 Coach of the Year. 1990 to Present Head Football Coach Orcas Island HS. Qualified for 13 State Tournaments- 1998 Played in 2B State Title Game; 2001 Played in 2B State Semi-Finals, 1998 District 1 Coach of the Year; 1999 Head Coach Earl Barden East/West Football All-Star Game. 2009 Seattle Seahawks Football Coach of the Week; 2007 Orcas Island High School Football Field Renamed “Dennis W. Dahl Field”; 2008 Inducted into Washington State Football Coaches Hall of Fame.
: Married to Bonnie for 33 years; 2 Children, Ingen, an Orcas and UW grad, and Olen an Orcas and Seattle U grad. Wife Bonnie has been a teacher for 33 years.
Memories of BEHS:
The great teaching and coaching staffs at the High School and the wonderful community support.

Randy Rabenstein

Class of 1967; Inducted 2010
Competed in Track, Football, and Wrestling. 1966 Team Captain on Sub-District and District Champion Wrestling Team. 1967 County Champion- Javelin; 1967 Skagit County Record 195-10 Javelin; 1967 NWL Champion Javelin, NW District Champion Javelin, 1967 State Champion Javelin; School Record 209-11.
Competed in Wrestling and Track at WSU.
: Worked for YMCA for 32 years. Retired from Skagit Valley Family YMCA in 2004 as Executive Director. Has two children and two grandkids.
Memories of BEHS:
Great Memories of the Class of ’67.

Howard James

Class of 1968; Inducted 2010
Lettered 3 times in track , 2 times in football, and once in wrestling. Member of NWL Champion Football Team 1966 and 1967. 1967 Team finished 10-0 and 5th in state in largest classification. 1967 1st Team All-NWL Cornerback. 1967 Led NWL with 7 interceptions. Played Football at Everett CC. Member of NWL Champion 880 Relay Team in 1966 and 1967. 1968 Captain of Track Team that Won County, League , and District Titles. 1968 Member of 880 Relay Team that won County, League, District Titles and placed 5th in State. 1968 School Record 880 Relay 1:30.7; 1968 County Champion 180 Low Hurdles and 110 High Hurdles; 1968 NWL Champion 180 LH and 110HH; 1968 NW District Champion 180LH; 1968 #2 All-Time in 110H 15.1; 1968 School Record 180 LH 19.4
Memories of BEHS: Lots of good memories, mainly through sports teams comraderie

Randy Audette

Class of 1968; Inducted 2010
1967 Member of Undefeated NWL Champion Football Team; 1968 2nd Team All-NW Football; 1967 2nd Place League Wrestling; 2nd Place District Wrestling; 7th Place State Wrestling; 1968 Undefeated League Champion Wrestling; 2nd Place District Wrestling; 1968 Wrestling Captain and Voted Most Valuable Wrestler; 1969-70 Wrestled for SVC; 1970 3rd in State Community College Wrestling Championships; Played Semi-Pro Football for Skagit Valley Raiders. 2008 Awarded Joe Babitt Contributors Award by Washington State Coaches Association for Outstanding Service to the Sport of Wrestling.
Personal: Married to Marsha for 30 years; Has 2 sons, Cody and Casey who placed in State Wrestling for MVHS; Owned and Operated Big Rock Grocery for 24 years; State level wrestling official for 40 years; Selected to officiate 28 State Wrestling Tournaments, Served as Head Official 14 Times; Coached 7th and 8th Grade Wrestling for LaVenture Middle School for 15 years; Also a Little League Baseball Coach.
Memories of BEHS: Coaches Bo Campbell and Glenn Rickert for their inspiration. The time spent in the old gym wrestling room where the temperature was always 100 degrees plus.

Don Power

Class of 1968; Inducted 2010
Three Year Letter Winner and Starter 1965-66-67 Football. 1967 Captain and Co-Inspirational Player First 10-0 BEHS Football Team. 1967 First Team All-NW Football; 1968 Full Football Scholarship University of Washington; 1965-66-67Earned 3 Letters in Wrestling; Earned 3 Letters in Track 1966-67-68; 1968 County Champion Shot Put; 1968 NWL Champion Shot Put; Broke School Shot Put Record 1966, 1967, and 1968. 53’ 2”.
Personal: Don and Wife Michelle Live in Burlington. They have 2 children and 3 grandchildren. Don graduated from The University of Washington with a business degree in 1972. He worked at a local, family business, Skagit-Northwest Distributing before retirement. Don is active in the Burlington Community with volunteer activities that include the Burlington Rotary Club, B-E Education and Alumni Foundation, Meals on Wheels, B-E Baseball Concession Stand, and Allen United Methodist Church. Memories of BEHS: Don appreciates the coaches and teachers he had at BEHS and their caring support during those days.

Jack Norman

Class of 1966; Inducted 2011
Lettered in Football, Basketball, Track. 1st Team All-NW Football 1965. Honorable Mention All-NW Football 1964. Basketball Captain on 1966 NWL Champions; Team was Region I Champion and finished 4th in State. Freshman and JV football at United States Air Force Academy.
Personal: Commissioned as an officer in the USAF. 8 years of active duty as a fighter pilot, and over 20 years total as a pilot and admissions liaison officer with USAF Academy . Masters Degree from Univ. of Illinois. 30 years as an airline pilot with Continental Airlines. Currently flies Boeing 757 and 767 on International trips. Married with 2 children; currently lives in Bethlehem, PA.
Memories of BEHS: A great sense of family with my classmates and teammates. Dedicated coaches and teachers who were wonderful mentors. Remembers the loyal following from the wider Burlington community.

John Lopez

Class of 1969; Inducted 2011
County, League, District Champion Cross Country 1968. 4th in State XC 1968. Member of State Champion Cross Country team 1968. League Champion 2 Mile Run 1969. School Record Holder 2 Mile Run (9:39.2) 1969. Competed in Track and Cross Country 2 years at Spokane Falls Community College. 2nd in WAACC Cross Country Championships 1969 and ’70 leading team to State Titles both years. Placed in WAACC Track Championships in 1970 and ’71 leading team to State Titles both years. Inducted in to the SFCC Hall of Fame. Lettered in both XC and Track at Boise State University.
Personal: Married with 2 sons in Nampa, ID. Teaches PE and is Head Cross Country Coach for Nampa HS. Also assistant track coach and assistant girls basketball coach. Has taught and coached at Nampa for 35 years. Has coached boys and girls individual state champions and track as well as leading teams to state and district titles. Won the 2002 National AFLAX Award as girls basketball assistant coach of the year and last summer won assistant coach of the year for the State of Idaho Coaches Association.
Memories of BEHS: “B-EHS was a great school and Ted Whan was a great coach. He inspired me to continue my education and to become a teacher and coach. While attending B-EHS, I loved to run and loved to compete. I remember training independently and with teammates. I also enjoyed attending athletic events with friends for other B-EHS sporting events. I was a member of Tiger Club and the President of Spanish Club.

Gary Dahlstedt

Class of 1969; Inducted 2011
1st Team All-NW Football 1968; School Record 100 (10.9) 1969 and School Record 220 (22.5) 1968. #3 All-Time 440 (50.4) 1969. County Champion 220 1968. NWL and District Champion 220 1968. Member of County, League, District Champion 880 Relay. Relay Team Finished 5th in State 1968. County Champion 100, 220, 440 1969. Set County Records in all 3 events. League Champion 100 and 220; District Champion 100 1969. State Qualifier 1968 and ’69. Varsity Track WSU.
Personal: Ankle injury sophomore year at WSU ended athletic career. Graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. Moved back to Skagit Valley and coached Little League Baseball and Girls U-141/2 soccer in Burlington. He and his wife Kate each have 4 kids. Gary’s 4 kids (Tracy, Trisha, Jaime, and Drew) all graduated from B-EHS. He and his wife are involved with their 5 (and counting) grandkids. He is currently a construction supervisor at the Tesoro Refinery.

Mike Hopley

Class of 1969; Inducted 2011
1st Team All-NW Basketball 1969. Most Valuable Player NWL 1969. 1st Team All-State 1969. School Record Points in a Season (464) 1968-69. State Record Rebounds in a Game (24) 1969. 2nd Team All-NW Football 1968. School Record Long Jump (22’ 3.75”) 1969. #2 All-Time Javelin (184’0”) 1969. County Champion Long Jump and Javelin. 2 Year Letter Winner Basketball Clark Community College; 2nd Place State Comm. College Javelin and School Record Holder in Javelin; Letter Winner Basketball Eastern Washington University; 5th in National Track Meet Javelin; School Record Holder Javelin; All-American Javelin.
Personal: 10 Years teaching in the Omak School District and 10 years as a track and field coach. Currently a professional fishing guide for his own company, Alaskan Adventure Charters on the Kenai Peninsula. Married to Jerilue with 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren.
Memories of BEHS: “Good friends, good times and placing 2nd in state basketball 1969- A great team! Teachers and coaching staff were dedicated and supportive. Thanks!”

Mike Shelley

Class of 1969; Inducted 2011
Lettered in football, basketball, and baseball. Honorable Mention All-NW QB on NWL Co-Champion Football team 1968. All-State Basketball Team and member of Regional Champions and 2nd in State Basketball Team 1969. 1st Team All-NW Baseball, All-State Feeder Game, Baseball Captain 1969. Played Basketball and Baseball at SVC. Skagit Valley College Male Athlete of the Year 1971.
Member of Washington Loggers Roller Hockey Team that won 1969 National Championship. Voted MVP of National Roller Hockey Tournament 1970.
Personal: Currently employed in the beverage industry for 28 years at Skagit Northwest/ Crown Distributing. Engaged to Peggy Betschart Massey. 4 Children; 4 granddaughters.
Memories of BEHS: “All the memories are good.”

Dan Costanti

Class of 1968; Inducted 2013

Lettered in cross country and track. Member of 1967 State Champion Cross Country Team. Member of 1968 Skagit County, NWL, and District Champion Track Team. Member of 1968 880 Relay Team that won Skagit County, NWL, and District Titles while placing 5th in state. 880 Relay team set NWL Record in 1:31.1 and also set school record 1:30.7. 1970 Member of Skagit Valley College Mile Relay Team that set school record and won Junior College State Title. Placed 4th in State JC 440 in 1970. Voted Skagit Valley College Track Most Inspirational.

Personal: Graduated from CWU in 1973. Taught at Allen Elementary School for 29 years. Coached 7-8th grade track, basketball, baseball, and soccer for 34 years. Alger Volunteer Firefighter for 39 years and counting. Commercial fisherman for 45 years and partnership owner in Challenger Ridge Vineyards and Cellars. Married to Cathy with sons Ryan, Scott, Lee, and daughter Jennifer, all B-E HS graduates. Memories of B-E: Ted Whan’s infamous pre-meet speeches and the chuck hole, gravel filled parking lot at the high school.

Paul Taylor

Class of 1969; Inducted 2013

Lettered in Football, Basketball, and Track. Member of 1967 Basketball District Champions and State Qualifiers. Member of 1968 Undefeated NWL Champion 5th in State Football Team. 1968 1st Team All-NW Basketball on Co-NWL Champions. 286 Rebounds at the time the 8th most in one season in school history. Member of 1968 NWL Champion Track Team. Honorable Mention All-NW Safety on NWL Co-Champion Football Team that finished 4th in State. 1969 1st Team All-NW Basketball on team that won Regional Championship and finished 2nd in State. 322 Rebounds in a season tied for school record at the time. Also 75% Ft #9 All-time. 1969 Member of School and County Record setting Mile Relay (3:28.9). Personal: Graduated 1st in Class at B-EHS and was Senior Class President. Graduated from U.S. Air Force Academy 1973. Graduated from Arizona State University Law School in 1980. Active Duty Air Force 1973-86. Reservist 1986-2001. President of Law Office of Paul W. Taylor Inc., P.S. 1993-Present. President and Managing Broker of NW CREST Inc. 2010-Present. Daughter Jennifer graduated from B-EHS in 2009 and Kathy is a current junior in the class of 2014. Memories of B-E: “I was extremely fortunate to be coached by a cadre of exceptional coaches (Glenn Rickert, Don Leach, Jerry Garcea, Bo Campbell, Don Erickson, and Ted Whan) who, each in their own way, instilled in me a love and respect for each sport and team play. I cannot begin to express the great memories I have of each and how each prepared me for later challenges in life. Additionally I was incredibly privileged to play with a group of outstanding athletes, all of which were gifted athletes as well as outstanding citizens. I was lucky and healthy enough to play competitive sports for nearly forty years after high school but those athletes I participated with in high school were some of the very best. I have nothing but fond memories of them and BEHS.

Gary Randall

Class of 1968
Inducted 2015

Earned 6 varsity letters in football, basketball, and baseball. 1967 football starter on undefeated NWL Champions. 1967 member of district champion and state qualifying basketball team. 1968 1st Team All-NW Basketball. Leading Scorer, Team Captain. Upon graduation 3rd All-time BEHS points in a season 402. 1966-68 3 Year Starter as Outfielder in baseball. 1968 2nd Team All-NW.

1969-70 Basketball at SVC. 1970 All-State Junior College and Team MVP. 1969-70 Track at SVC. School record in Javelin and 6th in State Junior College Championships. 1971-72 Basketball CWU. NAIA League Champions 1971 and National Tournament Qualifier.

Personal: Graduated from CWU with BA in Ed. Worked for Dynes Farms, Hansen and Peterson and 18years as Sales and General Manager at Sound Beverage. Current owner and operator of Gentleman Gene’s Pub and Eatery in Mt. Vernon for last 7 years.

Memories of B-EHS: The best memories I have of B-EHS are of the closeness and camaraderie we had as athletes and how the entire student body and community got behind all of our sports and activities. We had great coaches and a rich tradition of always striving to be the best we could possibly be. It was neat to be even a small part of that great tradition.

Tony Lomsdalen

Class of 1968
Inducted 2019
Lettered in Football and Wrestling. 1967 1st Team All-NW Defensive End on Glenn Rickert’s 1st undefeated NWL Champion Football Team. Most Inspirational Player 1967. Led NWL in Sacks 1967 Season. 1966 Member of District and Regional champion Wrestling Team.

Wrestled for Skagit Valley College and played football at Everett Community College. Played 6 years of Semi-Pro Football for Skagit Valley Raiders.

Personal: Lives in Burlington. Wife Michele (B-EHS 1973) Married for almost 42 years. Son Luke (B-EHS 2001), Worked for Skagit Distributing for 29 years, retired in 2003 and started BayView Land Maintenance with son Luke.

Memories of B-EHS: Playing for Coach Rickert and having a 10-0 record senior year and wrestling for Bo Campbell.