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The Kistler Family

Jun 1, 2017 Comments Off on The Kistler Family Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete(s), post-1970 The Kistler Brothers, “Riverside’s first family of wrestling”, were simply incredible in their accomplishments on the mat. Besides numerous high placings in the CIF and State rankings at Notre Dame High School from 1977 to 1981, Lindley, Harlan, Jackson and Marty won a combined 12 CIF Championships; 7 Masters Championships and 4 State championships. Jackson ...

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Dr. Jerome F. Wall

Dr. Jerome F. Wall

Jun 1, 2017 Comments Off on Dr. Jerome F. Wall Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Contributor Dr. Jerome F. Wall graduated with honors from Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine in 1970. He completed his internship at the John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County and completed orthopedic surgery residencies at Wesley Pavilion, St. Anne’s Hospital and the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Wall moved to Riverside in ...

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Verle-Sorgen

Verle Sorgen

Jun 1, 2017 Comments Off on Verle Sorgen Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete,  Pre 1970 Verle Sorgen was a star at Riverside Poly High School, earning 9 varsity letters in basketball, track, and baseball. He was All-CIF in basketball and baseball and won the CIF broad jump title for three years in a row. Verle was a sport standout in track, basketball and baseball at USC. He was a ...

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Marshall Anderson

Jun 1, 2017 Comments Off on Marshall Anderson Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete,  Pre 1970 Marshall Anderson was a multi-sport star at Riverside Poly High School in the 1950’s. In football, he was an exceptional All-Citrus Belt League running back in 1953. As a sprinter in track, he ran a 9.9 100-yard dash and a 21.9 220-yard dash and in his senior year was named to the All- ...

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Tom Tilson

Jun 1, 2017 Comments Off on Tom Tilson Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Coach Tom Tilson was born in Long Beach, California and raised in Riverside. He learned to play soccer and fell in love with the game at an early age. During his final year at Cal Poly Pomona, he was hired as a walk on coach to start a soccer program at Riverside Poly High School by ...

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Armando-Muniz

Armando Muñiz

Jun 1, 2017 Comments Off on Armando Muñiz Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete, post-1970 Armando Muñiz represented the United States as a welterweight boxer in the 1968 Olympic Games. From 1970-1979, “El Hombre” had a successful professional career with a 44-14-1 (30 KO’s) record. He fought for world titles on four occasions against the toughest fighters in his weight class, losing closely each time. In one contest with ...

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Chaunte-Howard-Lowe

Chaunte Howard-Lowe

Jun 1, 2017 Comments Off on Chaunte Howard-Lowe Riverside Sport Hall of Fame

Athlete, post-1970 At John W. North, Chaunte Howard-Lowe won the National Scholastic Indoor High Jump Championship twice and was the 2001 CIF State Meet High Jump Champion. In 2002, she came in second in the High Jump, Long Jump and Triple Jump, helping the Huskies to the California State Championship. With her help, J.W. North won ...

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