2007 Inductees

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Frank Corral

Feb 14, 2011 2 Comments ›› Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete, post-1960 Norte Vista High (1973) RCC (1975) UCLA (1977) LA Rams (1978-82) Frank was a four-sport star at Norte Vista, excelling as a placekicker and punter. At RCC, he was named Jr. College All-American in 1974 & 1975. He still holds kicking records at UCLA where he was a 1977 All-American. As a Rams rookie, Frank ...

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John Lowenstein

Feb 14, 2011 1 Comment ›› Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete, post-1960 Norte Vista High (1965) UCR (1968) Professional Baseball (1970-85) John set the standard at Norte Vista as Captain, MVP, All-Conference and All-CIF in baseball. At UCR, he was Captain, MVP and Southern California Athletic Conference MVP in 1968. He played professionally for the Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles. He further won ...

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Rex Mays

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Athlete,  Pre 1960 Poly High (1931) Rex began winning races at 22 and was hailed as the “Riverside Rocket”. His talent propelled him to Pacific Coast Championships at Ascot Legion Speedway in 1934 & 1935 and AAA National Championships in 1940 & 1941. In twelve Indy 500’s, he won pole position 4 times, front row ...

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Art Gilmore

Feb 14, 2011 3 Comments ›› Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete,  Pre 1960 Poly High (1957) RCC (1959) Oregon State (1961) New York Titans (1961) Art was an all-around athlete at Poly, lettering in basketball and winning All-CBL and All-CIF honors in football and track. As a Jr. College All-American at RCC, he led the Tigers to a conference championship. Art was drafted out of Oregon State by the Dallas ...

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Al Fages

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Coach University of Redlands (1948) Ramona High Coach (1957-60) RCC Coach (1961-84) Al began his coaching career by leading Hemet High to its first CIF baseball crown in 1953. At Ramona and RCC, “Coach” was popular with his players and students for pushing them to reach their potential in athletics and in life. He believed being ...

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Gary Rawlings

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Contributor Fremont Elementary / Central Middle School Poly High (1946) Woodbury University (1948) RCC (1953) Gary is an enthusiastic supporter of Riverside school programs, donating football and band equipment for Poly and funding their Fitness Room. He is the driving force behind the Poly Green and Orange Booster Club, was founder and president of RCC’s Tiger Backers ...

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