2016 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
Mark Harris, Wrestling, Class of 2006. 4-year letter winner. 4-times City Champion, 4-times Conference Champion, 3-times District Champion, 3-times Regional Champion, 3-times State Champion. Set the following LHS Wrestling Records: Season Wins, 54; Career Wins, 171; Season Pins, 40;Career Pins, 112; 1st Period Takedowns, 50. Ranked 12th in the NATION at Senior Nationals.
Nate Huffman, Basketball, Class of 1992. Led Twin Valley conference with 65% shooting percentage. Averaged 12 points & 7 rebounds pg along with 60 Blocks in a single season. Played two years at Lansing CC being All-Conference, All-Region and 1st Team All-American. Also MVP of Team and Conference. Played two years at Central Michigan U averaging 16 points, 9 rebounds and 2 Blocks per game. 4th All-Time CMU in Blocks—92 and 7th All-Time CMU in Rebound Average. Signed professionally with the LA Clippers, Played for Maccabi Elite and was MVP of the Israeli League. Named Best Player in Europe in 2000 and 2001. Signed a 3-year contract with the Toronto Raptors in the NBA.
Devan Kline, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Class of 2006. 4-Varsity Letters in Baseball. 3-times All-City and All-Conference. Twice All-District. All-State, 2006. All-State Dream Team in 2006. Won 25 games as a pitcher striking out 264 in three season. Had a .045 ERA as a senior. Earned two Varsity Letters in Football being All-City and All-Conference. 2nd All-Time Scorer in Basketball with 1,105 points—17.5 ave in 63 games. Played three season of Baseball at Central Michigan U compiling a 5-3 record with 79 strikeouts in 78 innings. Played professionally with the San Francisco Giants organization.
David Mills, Baseball, Class of 2006. Earned 4-Varsity Letters. 3-times All-City, All-Conference and All-District. 2-times All-State, All-State Dream Team, 2006. MVP in 2005 & ’06. Played in MHSAA All-Star Game in ’06. Set LHS records for: Hits in a Season, 51; Runs scored in a Season, 51; Strikeouts in a Season, 103. Pitched 28 career wins with a .049 ERA. Had a .408 senior Batting Ave. with a 10 – 0 senior pitching record in 74 innings. 4-Year Letter Winner at NotreDame. Played as a pitcher and outfielder. 1st Team All-Big East, 2008. Big East “Player of the Week, 2009. Career Batting Ave of .325 with 164 Hits in 504 At Bats. Had 34 Multi-based Hits with 3 Home Runs and 86 RBI. Pitched 69 innings with 44 strikeouts. 3rd All-Time ND-“Fewest Walks per 9 Innings Pitched”, .89; 3rd All-Time ND “Strike Out to Walk Ratio”, 6.33; 3rd All-Time ND “Total Sacrifices”, 46; 4th All-Time ND “Sacrifice Bunts”, 31.
Jake Taber, Swimming, Class of 2000. Earned 4-Varsity Letters. Team Captain, 2000. 6-Time City Champion, 3-Time Conference Champion, 6-Time All-Conference, 4-Times All-State, 2-Times State Champion--200 Yd and 400 Yd Freestyle Relay and 2-Times All-American--200 Yd and 400 Yd. Freestyle Relay (Top 100 Nationally) Set two LHS Records: 200 Yd Medley Rly and 400 Yd Free Rly. Earned two letters in Baseball and two letters in Soccer – All-Conference, 1999. LHS Scholar Athlete of the Year, 2000. 4-Letters at Hope College. Set Hope College and MIAA Record in 200 Yd Free Relay. 2-Time NCAA All-American, 2004 – 200 Yd. Free Relay, 400 Yd. Free Relay. (Top 8 in the Nation)John Thawnghmung, Track and Football, Class of 1988. 2-Varsity Letters in Track. Team Captain & TNT Sportsmanship Winner. City Champion in both the Discus and Shot Put. Conference Champion in both Discus and Shot Put. Set new LHS records in both Discus and Shot Put. 1988 State Champion in the Discus, 154’10” and 5th Place in the Shot Put 52’.75”. Earned 2-Varsity Letters in Football. MVP and Team Captain. All-City and All-Conference. Special Mention All-State, 1987