2009 Inductees

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Mike Bartee

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

Coach Riverside native Mike Bartee attended local schools, playing basketball for North High School and graduating in 1967. As the leading scorer on the team, Mike was North’s first athlete to be named to the All-Ivy League 1st team. While attending Riverside City College and California Baptist College, he continued playing basketball ...

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Bobby Jackson

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

Athlete,  Pre 1960 Bobby Jackson’s freshman and sophomore experiences on the Palm Springs High School football field involved playing drums in the school band, not throwing a pigskin. Much to the young man’s chagrin, Bobby’s mother feared for his safety and refused to let him play until he was a junior. Once ...

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Ralph Polson

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Athlete,  Pre 1960 At 6’7” Ralph Polson was probably the first “big man” to play basketball at Riverside Poly High School and Riverside Community College during the late 1940s. Until Coach Orin Rife urged him to play basketball, Ralph had never participated in team sports. He made up for lost time, however, ...

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Amy Harrison

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Athlete, post-1960 When not involved in wracking up victories for her high school sports teams at West Hollywood’s Fairfax High School, Amy Harrison was studying classical piano and playing her guitar. In 1968 Amy brought her love of sports and music to UC Riverside, where she played in the college band while ...

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Greg Myers

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

Athlete, post-1960 Greg Myers was born in Riverside and graduated from Riverside Poly High School, where he was an all Ivy League and all CIF baseball player. Greg was drafated in the third round of the 1984 major league draft by the Toronto Blue Jays. He made his major league debut in September ...

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Reggie Miller

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Athlete, post-1960 Local basketball phenomenon, Reggie Miller, was born in Riverside in 1965. His older sister, Cheryl, brought the Miller name to the attention of local fans with her outstanding court play at Riverside Poly High School, and Reggie expanded on her legend. At Poly Reggie was an all Ivy League and all CIF ...

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Barry Meier

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

Coach After playing football, basketball and running track for his Covina high school, attended Mount San Antonio Junior College and graduated from Cal Poly Pomona in 1969 with a degree in Physical Education. He began his football coaching career in Riverside in 1973 at Notre Dame High School, where his team ...

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Dell Roberts

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Contributor Dell Roberts moved from Texas to Riverside with his family in 1945. He attended Riverside schools, graduating from Riverside Poly High School in 1955, where he was an All CBL guard in football and lettered in swimming, football and track. Since 1965, Dell has worked with youth through assignment with the ...

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