Winton Woods High School Honors 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

The 2017-2018 Winton Woods Athletic Hall of Fame inductees.

The athletic staff and boosters of Winton Woods High School inducted the newest members into the district’s Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, January 26, in a ceremony at Winton Woods High School. Inducted this year were:

 

  • Dominique Brown, a 2010 Winton Woods High School graduate, played two incredible years of varsity football from 2007 to 2009. During the 2008 season, Brown led the Warriors to a Fort Ancient Valley Conference (FAVC) conference championship and Regional Playoff Runner Up. In 2009, he led the Warriors to the 2009 Division II state championship. His post season awards included being named 1st Team All FAVC, 2009 FAVC Player of the Year, 1st Team All Ohio, and All Ohio Offensive Player of the Year. Brown went on to play for the University of Louisville. He later played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League.

  • Julie Erickson-Fisher, a 1982 graduate of Forest Park High School, was a three-sport athlete that participated in girls basketball, soccer and track. In soccer, Julie led the team to four cross country conference championships and two state appearances. She was selected by the Greater Cincinnati Coaches as 1st Team All Conference, 1st Team All City and Honorable Mention All State (two years). She lead the Chargers in most points scored in a single season averaging 17.1 ppg, most points in a single game (25), most rebounds in a season (265), and most rebounds in a career (660), averaging 12.6 rebounds per game. After graduation, Julie earned a Division I basketball scholarship to Ball State University.

  • Jeremiah Goins, a 2010 graduate of Winton Woods High School, played three years of exciting varsity football. He led the Warriors to the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) Football Playoffs. He was selected All FAVC 1st Team and led the team to OHSAA Football Regional Runner Up. In 2009, he received the titles for most points scored in a season, most yards in a career, most touchdowns scored in a career and led his team to the 2009 Division II state championship. He received 1st Team All FAVC, 1st Team All City, and 1st Team All Ohio. His efforts led him to play college football for Grand Rapids Community College in Michigan.

  • Reggie Nettles, a 1982 graduate of Forest Park High School played boys basketball where he held six individual school records and is the only player who was in the top 10  in every statistical category (points, rebounds, assist, steals and blocked shots). He was selected 1st Team All-Conference Hamilton County League, 1st  Team All City, and was selected to the Greater Cincinnati All Star Team. After graduation, Nettles played basketball for Northern Kentucky University.

  • Allen Payne, a 2010 graduate of Winton Woods High School, earned four varsity letters as a basketball player. Payne completed his high school career with three consecutive FAVC league championships, while being a three-time 1st Team All FAVC, a two-time All Southwest District and FAVC Co-Player of the Year. Payne attended Auburn University on a Division I scholarship. He is currently coaching college basketball at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

  • Ian Ruth, a 2001 graduate of Winton Woods High School, was a three-sport athlete who earned nine varsity letters while participating in football, wrestling and track. In football, he was FAVC Defensive Player of the Year. In wrestling, he was a three time state qualifier and finished third place in the 2001 state tournament. In track, he was selected as league player of the year and All FAVC. Later, he went on to play football at Georgetown College.

  • Kim Sherman, has been a dedicated volunteer for Winton Woods City Schools for 20 years. From purchasing concession equipment to organizing workers, food, decorations and clean up crew. She began volunteering when her children attended Winton Woods City Schools. Even though they have graduated from Winton Woods and College, she continues to contribute and is known for her famous quote, “We do what we can do for the kids here at Winton Woods. It’s all about them.” She continues to have an integral part in the football banquet and Hall of Fame dinner.

  • Michael Whiting, a 1976 graduate of Greenhills High School, earned five varsity letters while playing soccer and basketball for the Pioneers. In soccer, he earned All League, All City, and All State honors. In basketball, Whiting helped lead his team to win league, sectional and district championships. After graduation, he went on to play soccer at the University of Cincinnati where he was inducted into the University of Cincinnati Hall of Fame.

  • Andre Williams, a 1990 graduate of Greenhills High School, received three varsity letters in basketball. He led the Pioneers to two sectional championships, two district championships and a state regional runner up. He was named 1st Team All Conference (two years), 1st Team All City (two years), Queen City Conference Player of the Year,  All Southwest Ohio District 16, Cincinnati Division II Player of the Year and second team All Ohio. He went on to play for Robert Morris University.

Created in 2002, the purpose of the Winton Woods Athletic Hall of Fame is to acknowledge and celebrate the long tradition of athletic excellence at Forest Park, Greenhills and Winton Woods High Schools.

 





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