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Inductee Class of


Bob Sandberg

Bob starred as a quarterback, halfback and defensive back for RLHS on the Conference Champ teams of 1938 and 1939.

Bob Tone

Inducted into the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame on September 16, 2000, Bob distinguished himself as a successful head basketball coach at RLHS for 12 years, from 1957 to 1969.

Clayton Perry

Clayton Perry is the only Rice Lake-born player to ever appear in a major league baseball game.

Dick Kaner

Nominated as “A Friend of Sports”, Dick retired on December 28, 2000 from radio station WJMC after 43 years of broadcasting; Kaner spent much of his career covering area sports.

Francis "Pug" Lund

Pug Lund graduated from Rice Lake High School in 1931 where he starred in football, basketball and track. Number 22 went on to become number 45 at the University of Minnesota and became know as “Pug” by his teammates.

Harold "Ole" Olsen

The Rice Lake High School gymnasium was dedicated in his honor on December 11, 1992.

Jack Thomas

Jack graduated from RLHS in 1939. He was assistant baseball coach, worked track meets and was the P.A. announcer at football and basketball games for over 20 years.

John "Blackie" O'Brien

Blackie graduated from RLHS in 1935 as a three-sport star in football, basketball and track.

Pete Hugdahl

Pete is the only prep player from Rice Lake to be selected to the Wisconsin All-State Basketball First Team by the Associated Press, the United Press International and coaches polls.

Todd Geisness

Todd graduated as Valedictorian from RLHS in 1982 and as a three-sport letter winner in hockey, football and baseball.

William Ferris

Will Ferris holds the all-time record at Rice Lake High School for football wins as his teams compiled an 84 and 20 record in his 10 seasons at Rice Lake.

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