2011 Inductees

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Mavis Washington

Mar 6, 2011 22 Comments ›› Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete, post-1970 Mavis Washington was a star athlete at Rubidoux High School and at the University of California at Riverside, where she lettered in basketball, volleyball, tennis and softball. Riverside Connection: Rubidoux High School (1969) University of California, Riverside (1970-1974) Accomplishments: Lettered in Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis and Softball at UCR Played AAU Basketball in 1974-1977 (Named All-American) Won AAU National Championship (1975) Played on ...

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Ray Dalke

Mar 6, 2011 35 Comments ›› Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Coach Ray is the highest ranking American ever in the Martial Art of Shotokan Karate. He worked in the physical education department at the University of California, Riverside for 30 years, guiding the Shotokan Karate team to five National Championships. Riverside Connection: Instructor in the Physical Education Department at UC Riverside from 1967 – 1997 Coach of the UC ...

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Ervin “Sonny” Bishop

Mar 6, 2011 20 Comments ›› Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete,  Pre 1970 Ervin walked on to the football team at Riverside Community College, playing for two years and leading the Tigers to an undefeated season in 1958. He went on to play at Fresno State before becoming an All-League offensive lineman during a 12-year career in the NFL. Riverside Connection: El Cajon Valley High School (1957) Riverside Community ...

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Harry “Skip” Cutting

Mar 6, 2011 Comments Off on Harry “Skip” Cutting Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete,  Pre 1970 Skip was a world-class cyclist whose career spanned more than three decades. He competed in numerous international events including three Olympic Games. After finishing his career, Cutting became a world-wide U.S. ambassador for the sport of cycling. Riverside Connection: Winner of Inaugural 45-mile Riverside Bicycle Fiesta (1963) Norte Vista High School (1964) Member of the Riverside Bicycle ...

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Mark Green

Mar 6, 2011 5 Comments ›› Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete, post-1970 Mark was a running back at the University of Notre Dame and for the Chicago Bears in the NFL. He won championships at both the high school and collegiate level and became an accomplished professional in the business world after his sports career was over. Riverside Connection: Polytechnic High School Accomplishments: All-CIF on championship team at Poly HS ...

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Chris Claiborne

Mar 6, 2011 Comments Off on Chris Claiborne Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete, post-1970 Chris was an accomplished linebacker at the high school, collegiate and professional levels. He won numerous awards as an All-American at USC before becoming a top 10 pick in the 1999 NFL Draft. Chris went on to play for the Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings, St. Louis Rams and New York Giants. Riverside Connection: J.W. North High ...

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Richard Ramirez

Mar 6, 2011 11 Comments ›› Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Contributor Rich Ramirez has served on numerous committees and has dedicated his life to serving Riverside and its youth. Rich and his wife Jan have opened their home to over 30 individuals, mostly athletes, who stayed one month to a year while raising 7 children of their own. Rich has always emphasized using sports to ...

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