Bonnie (Rogers) Bergsma '81
Bonnie (Rogers) Bergsma '81
Bonnie Bergsma (Rogers), Class of 1981, excelled in swimming and gymnastics during her career at Badger High School.

She competed in gymnastics for only one year, her senior year, and qualified for the state meet as a sectional champion in the All-Around Competition. However, an injury prevented her from competing in the state meet.

Bonnie was a standout swimmer, earning four varsity letters. She was a four-time sectional champion and set various school records throughout her career. In state competition, Bonnie finished in 8th place in the 100 yard butterfly her freshman year, 2nd place in the 50 yard freestyle and 5th place in the 100 yard butterfly her sophomore year, 12th place in the 50 yard freestyle her junior year and qualified for the 50 yard freestyle during her final year.

Bonnie’s outstanding high school career led to a four-year swimming scholarship to the University of Illinois – Champaign, where she earned All-Conference Big Ten honors and was a qualifier for the NCAA Championship meet.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2001.
Dick Burnett '58
Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2015.

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Jenn (Jaeger) Chironis '03
Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2016.

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Michael Clifford '83
Mike Clifford, Class of 1983, was a three-sport standout in football, basketball, and track and field, earning nine varsity letters during his Badger High School career. He was a two year letter winner in football, earning First Team All-Conference honors as quarterback his senior year. In basketball, Mike earned three varsity letters. His senior year, he earned first team All-Conference status and was a member of the Academic All-State team. He was a starter on the 1982 state tournament team. That sam e basketball team also won conference, regional and sectional championships. Mike was a four-time letter winner in track and field. He was the 1983 conference and sectional champion in the 800 meter run, thus qualifying him for the state track and field meet. He still holds the school record in the 800 meter run. His senior year, he was also the class president and co-valedictorian. After graduation, Mike attended the University of Chicago and competed in both football and basketball. He won two letters in football and was a four year letter winner in basketball, earning 2nd team All-Conference status during the 1987 season. Mike was also the recipient of the University of Chicago’s 1987 Amos Alonzo Stagg Medal, which is awarded to the university’s top senior athlete.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2004.
Brian Dahle '92
Brian Dahle '92
Brian Dahle, Class of 1992, participated in golf, basketball, and soccer during his career at Badger High School. Golf was where Brian truly stood above the rest. During his senior year, he was crowned Division 1 State Champion at the WIAA State Golf Meet. That same year, Brian was named the Wisconsin State High School Golfer of the Year. He was twice named to the 1st Team All-State golf team and also a two-time captain for the Badger squad. Brian was also crowned sectional champion during his junior and senior years and finished in 11th place at the State Golf Meet during his junior year. His single season scoring average of 37.6 during his senior campaign still stands as the lowest single season scoring average in Badger history. Upon graduation, Brian went on to become a Head P.G.A. Professional.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2002.
Nancy Dare-Kunkler '87
Nancy Dare Kunkler, Class of 1987, was a two-sport standout in cross country and track and field, earning eight varsity letters during her Badger High School career. In cross country, Nancy won the Southern Lakes Conference Championship during her sophomore, junior, and senior year. She qualified for the state meet three years in a row. In track and field, Nancy qualified for the state meet her freshmen year in the 3200 meter run, her sophomore year in the 1600 meter run, and her junior year in the 1600 meter relay. During her senior year, she was a two-time conference champion in both the 1600 meter run and 1600 meter relay. Upon graduation, Nancy competed in cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field at the University of Oshkosh. In cross country, she qualified for the NCAA National Championships three of her four years and was a two-time All-American, finishing 14th and 18th at the Championships her junior and senior year. One of Nancy’s greatest accomplishments was winning the 1990 NCAA Division III National Outdoor Track and Field Championship in the 1500 meter run. She is the first person to ever win a national championship in an individual running event at the University of Oshkosh. Nancy earned 12 varsity letters at UW-Oshkosh and was a member of 12 WWIAC Conference Champion teams – 4 in cross country, 4 in indoor track and field, and 4 in outdoor track and field.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2004.
Doug Gerber '46
Doug Gerber '46
Doug Gerber, Class of 1946, was a three-sport standout in football, basketball, and tennis, earning eleven varsity letters during his high school career. He was a four-year letter winner in football, earning All-State honors as running back and linebacker his senior year. Upon graduation, he played one year of football at Marquette University and then three years at LaCrosse where he was a three-year letter winner and All-Conference player his senior year. In basketball, Doug collected four varsity letters. He was a member of the 1942-43 and 1944-45 conference champion teams. The 1944-45 squad also claimed a Regional Championship. Doug was also a three year letter winner in tennis. His senior year, he qualified for the WIAA State Tennis Meet. After his college years, Doug returned to Badger to serve 26 years as Athletic Director. During his tenure at Badger, the athletic program expanded from 6 varsity sports to 17 varsity sports and 39 teams at various levels. In 1984, Doug was recognized as the District 6 State Athletic Director of the Year. While working at Badger, he also coached football, basketball, gymnastics, track, golf and baseball.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2005.
Dan Floberg '61
Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in '15.

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Aaron Dobberstein '93
Aaron Dobberstein '93
Aaron Dobberstein, Class of 1993, is considered one of the top multiple sport athletes in Badger’s history. He participated in football, basketball, and baseball, earning eleven out of a possible twelve varsity letters during his career at Badger. Aaron received the Outstanding Senior Athlete Award and was a four-year Academic Athlete.

In football, he was the starting varsity quarterback for three years, earning All-Conference status in each of those years and also All-County status as a junior and senior. He was also selected Offensive Team Captain his senior year. On the hard court,

Aaron can be considered one of the top basketball players of his era, finishing his career as the All Time Leading Scorer in Badger history with 1,699 points. He was named Most Dedicated Player and earned All-Conference status in each of his four years as a varsity starter. During his senior year, Aaron was selected Team Captain, named Honorable Mention All State, and selected to play in the State All Star game.

In baseball, he was a four-year varsity starter who was selected Team Captain his senior year and also named to the All-Conference team as a shortstop.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2001.
Tim Fitzgerald '02
Tim Fitzgerald '02
Tim Fitzgerald, Class of 1996, was an outstanding golfer during his career at Badger High School. Tim was a key member on three state qualifying golf teams. The 1993 team finished 13th at the state meet, the 1994 team was crowned State Champions, and the 1995 team finished as runner-up in Division 1. Tim finished in 6th place as an individual at the state meet during both his sophomore and junior years before finally being crowned the 1996 WIAA state individual golf champion in Division 1 during his senior season. To date, Tim’s career average of 39.5 remains the lowest career average in Badger High School golf history. He went onto become a 2000 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison after receiving a degree in history.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2002.
Bob Gruner '75
Bob Gruner '75
Bob Gruner, Class of 1975, participated football, was a two-time letterwinner in cross-country, three-time letterwinner in track, and four-time letter winner in wrestling.

Wrestling was where Bob made his name known. He was a Conference Champion as a sophomore, junior and senior. He was crowned Regional Champion during his junior and senior campaigns and also advanced to the state meet as Sectional Champion during his final year. His trip to state could not have been more memorable, as he returned home as the 1975 State Champion at 138 pounds with an undefeated season mark of 32-0.

Bob received the Outstanding Senior Athlete Award. Upon graduation, he attended UW-Parkside to continue his wrestling career. By the time he left UW-Parkside, he had earned five All-American titles, won a NAIA National Championship in 1979, and was later inducted to the NAIA National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Wisconsin NAIA Athletic Hall of Fame and the UW-Parkside Athletic Hall of Fame.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2001.
Howard "Pete" Grabbert '47
Howard "Pete" Grabbert '47
Howard “Pete” Grabbert, Class of 1947, was a four-time letter winner in football, four-time letter winner in basketball, and two-time letter winner in golf. Pete also participated in baseball at Lake Geneva High School. He was co-captain of the football and basketball teams his senior year. Pete was one of the leading scorers of the SWANI League (Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois League) during his senior year of basketball. He was also the only player from the SWANI League to be selected to the All-Star South Football Squad to play in the High School All-Star Football Game at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison. Upon graduation, Pete played seven years with the Red Devils semi pro football team. He was selected as one of the top eleven all-time players in Red Devils history (1919-1955) and is the 3rd leading scorer in team history with 199 points. In 1954, Pete kicked a team record nine extra points in one game, breaking the old record of five established in 1931.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2005.
Steve Gerber '01
Steve Gerber '01
Steve Gerber, Class of 1972, participated in football, basketball, baseball and track during his career at Badger High School.

He opened his senior campaign by being named the Southern Lakes Conference Most Valuable Player in football. He was also named Co-Captain that year and selected as a First Team All-Conference Tight End and Linebacker.

Moving to the hard wood, Steve was a key member of the 1971 Southern Lakes Conference Champion Basketball team. He was awarded two varsity letters in basketball during his Badger career.

His success followed him to the diamond, where he was named to the Southern Lakes All-Conference team at firstbase and also as a pitcher, along with being the team Co-Captain. Steve earned three varsity letters as a member of the Badger baseball squad.

During his final year, he was awarded the Badger Outstanding Senior Athlete Award. Steve continued his success while attending UW-Whitewater where he was a four-time letterwinner in both football and baseball. In 2000, he was inducted to the UW-Whitewater Athletic Hall of Fame.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2001.
Bill Germann '63
Bill Germann '63
Bill Germann, Class of 1963, was a 4 year letter winner in baseball, a 3 year letter winner in football, a 2 year letter winner in wrestling, and earned one letter while participating in basketball. He earned a total of 10 varsity letters during his Badger High School career. While playing football at Badger, Bill was named to the All-Conference team 3 years and was named the Conference Player of the Year after senior campaign. He led the team in tackles and was also selected to the All-State football team. Bill was also a standout in baseball at Badger. He was a 4 year starter and was selected as the team captain his final year. His senior year, he was selected by the entire Badger coaching staff as the outstanding athlete, thus earning him the American Legion Award for the best athlete. After graduation, Bill attended Winona State University in Minnesota and competed in both football and baseball. He was a 3 year starter in baseball and a 4 year starter on the football team. During his freshmen year, he caught the touchdown pass that won Winona State University the NCAA National Championship over Michigan Tech. This was his first of 2 National Championship’s he won while attending Winona State University. As of 2006, Bill resides in Big Fork, Montana.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2006.
Gene Lininger '69
Gene Lininger '69
Gene Lininger, Class of 1969, earned a total of ten of twelve possible varsity letters during his career at Badger High School. He was a three-year letter winner in both football and wrestling.

On the gridiron, Gene was named Team Tri-Captain, Team MVP and selected to the All-Conference team as a running back during his senior year. Although Gene enjoyed success in football and wrestling, it was track that brought him accolades.

As a sophomore, Gene was a key member of the 1967 Conference Champion track team, winning the 100-yard dash, 220-yard dash and the high jump. He was also a sectional champion in the 100-yard dash and high jump that year and finished 5th at the state meet in the 100-yard dash. During his junior year, Gene was sectional champion in the 220-yard dash and finished 2nd in the 100-yard dash. He advanced to the state meet and was crowned state champion in the 100-yard dash and runner-up in the 220-yard dash. As a senior, he repeated as conference champion in the 100-yard dash and still holds the Badger High School record in the 100-yard dash with a time of 10.1 seconds in which he set in 1968.

He was named Outstanding Senior Athlete during his final year.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2001.
Scott Hintz '72
Scott Hintz '72
Scott Hintz, Class of 1972, was a three-sport standout in football, wrestling and tennis, earning nine varsity letters during his Badger High School career.

He was a two-year varsity football player, being selected to the All-Conference team both years and named co-captain during his senior year.

On the wrestling mat, Scott was two-time Conference Champion, two-time Regional Champion, Sectional Champion and a State Champion in 1972 at 132 pounds with a 31-1 record. He lettered all four years of wrestling and was named Team Captain during his senior campaign.

As a key member of the tennis team, Scott was the undefeated Conference Champion in #2 doubles during his junior year, and #1 doubles during his senior year.

He continued to compete in wrestling and tennis in college. He placed 6th in Nationals and was two-time conference champion in wrestling and was voted MVP in wrestling and tennis.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2001.
David Jooss '99
Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2016.

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Jack McLean '61
Jack McLean, Class of 1961, was a three-sport standout in football, basketball, and track earning ten varsity letters during his Badger High School career. He was a three-time letter winner in football and track. He earned four varsity letters in basketball and was a two-time 1st Team All-Conference player. His teams won conference titles in basketball his sophomore and senior year, while finishing runner-up his junior year. He also earned All-State Honorable Mention status in both his junior and senior years. During his junior year in track, he was the conference champion in the high hurdles. Football is where Jack truly made a name for himself. He was named team MVP both his junior and senior year at Badger, along with being named to the All-State Honorable Mention team his senior year. He was also selected to the All-Conference team during his junior and senior year. After graduation, Jack attended Dartmouth College. He was a starter on the football team his sophomore, junior and senior year . After his senior season, he was named team MVP and was selected to the 1st Team All-Ivy League team. While at Dartmouth, the Big Green won two conference championships.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2003.
Greg Mulloy '71
Greg Mulloy '71
Greg Mulloy, Class of 1971, earned a total of ten varsity letters during his career at Badger High School. He was a three-year letter winner in track and a two-year letter winner in football.

The swimming pool is where Greg truly shined, earning four varsity letters. He was a four-time sectional champion in the 100-yard butterfly. He finished 5th at state his sophomore year, 2nd at state his junior year and was crowned state champion in the 100-yard butterfly his senior year.

Greg was also selected as a High School All-American and as the Outstanding Senior Athlete his final year. Upon graduation, he earned a four-year swimming scholarship to Northern Illinois University.

Greg Mulloy, Class of 1971, earned a total of ten varsity letters during his career at Badger High School. He was a three-year letter winner in track and a two-year letter winner in football.

The swimming pool is where Greg truly shined, earning four varsity letters. He was a four-time sectional champion in the 100-yard butterfly. He finished 5th at state his sophomore year, 2nd at state his junior year and was crowned state champion in the 100-yard butterfly his senior year.

Greg was also selected as a High School All-American and as the Outstanding Senior Athlete his final year. Upon graduation, he earned a four-year swimming scholarship to Northern Illinois University.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2001.
Gary Ruch '82
Gary Ruch '82
Gary Ruch, Class of 1982, was a three-sport standout in football, basketball and baseball, earning eight varsity letters during his Badger High School career. He was a two-time letterwinner in football and a three-time letterwinner in baseball. Gary was named to the second team All-Conference baseball squad his senior year. Basketball was where Gary truly made a name for himself in Southeastern Wisconsin. He was a member of the 1982 State Tournament basketball team and was selected to play in the State All-Star Game during his senior campaign. Gary was a three-time letterwinner in basketball at Badger and was named to the Southern Lakes All-Conference team during his sophomore, junior and senior years. During his senior year, he was selected as the Conference Player of the Year and still remains one of the top career point leaders in Badger basketball history. Gary went on to play college basketball at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2002.
Tom Schinke '64
Tom Schinke '64
Tom Schinke, Class of 1964, was a three-sport standout in football, basketball, and baseball, earning eight varsity letters during his high school career. A four-year letter winner in baseball and a two year letter winner in both football and basketball, he was named captain of all three sports his senior year and was selected to the 1st team all-conference squad in football and baseball. Tom was also selected by the coaches as the Outstanding Senior Athlete at Badger High School. Upon graduation, he played football and baseball at University of Wisconsin-Madison. After walking on at the UW in football his freshmen year, he was rewarded with a full athletic scholarship for his final three years. During his football career at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tom was a three year letter winner, while leading the team in scoring, interceptions, punt return yardage and kick return yardage during both the 1966 and 1967 seasons. He was selected to the 2nd Team All-Big Ten squad and earned All-American Honorable Mention honors during his senior season. Tom was also selected to the All-Big Ten 1st Team in baseball in 1968, as he lead the UW baseball team in runs scored, triples and homeruns. He was also selected to the Topps 1st Team All-American baseball squad his senior year. While at UW, Tom earned a total of 5 varsity letters in football and baseball.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2006.
Ian Peterson
Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2015.

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Tim Schneider '82
Tim Schneider '82
Tim Schneider, Class of 1982, was a two-time letterwinner in football, two-time letterwinner in basketball, and four-time letter winner in tennis. Tim’s versatility was demonstrated first in football, where he played nine different positions his senior year. He was a participant in the 1982 Class A State Tennis Tournament in doubles, while also being the number 1 seed in 3 singles at the conference meet earlier in the season. Tim was a member of the 1982 state tournament basketball team and was named to the WIAA Class A All-Tournament team that year. He was also named to the Southern Lakes All-Conference team, the 1982 Academic All-State team, and was selected to the Associated Press 4th Team All State squad. Tim also holds the Badger basketball record for most points scored in a single season. During his senior season, he scored 577 points.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2002.
Robert Stark '61
Robert Stark, Class of 1961, was a three-sport standout in football, basketball and baseball, earning seven varsity letters during his Badger High School career. He was a starter in all three sp orts his junior and senior year. During his senior year, the football, basketball and baseball teams all won conference championships. He was named to the first team All-Southern Lakes squad his senior year in football. Upon graduation, Robert earned six varsity letters in just two years at Beloit College. His sophomore year, he started on the football, basketball and baseball teams. After two years, he transferred to Northern Illinois University and earned two letters in football and one in basketball. During his senior year in football, he was named NIU’ s MVP and was a first team All-Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection. He was the leading Illinois collegiate receiver and ranked in the top ten in the nation. Robert went on to play two seasons with the Miami Dolphins, Hartford Charter Oaks and Chicago Bears.

Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2003.
Jerry Schumacher '54
Inducted into the Badger Athletic Wall of Fame in 2015.

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