Elsie High School Football (1964)

Year: 1964

Inducted: 2005

RECORD:  9-0

Outscored opponents 320-25

Beat a number 1 ranked team – Portland

Eleven players received All-Conference recognition

Coach O’Donnell – Michigan Coaches Hall of Fame and Michigan Football Coaches Hall of Fame

Elsie vs. Portland ranked 4th in the “Top 10 Greatest Football Game of All Time” in the Lansing Area by Lansing State Journal – 1998


FRONT ROW (left to right):  Mike Hinkley, Jack Loynes, Russ Carter, Pat Ackles, Tome Micka, Terry Seybert, Kurt Coon, Mike Cole, Larry Melvin, Head Coach Mark O’Donnell

MIDDLE ROW (left to right):  Assistant Coach Keith Sheldon, Chuck Rigsby, Tom Rewerts, Bill Houska, Kerry Reed, Dave Strachota, Jim Horak, Gary Bashore, Tom Ebert, Ken Sperl

BACK ROW (left to right):  Dean Acre, Fred Ross, L. D. Jones, Herm Kaufman, Joe Guyski, Ron Bush, R. J. Jones, Ron Fizzell, Terry Loznak, Tom Bakita, Gale Bensinger, Fred Beno, Ken Waggoner, Kim Geiger

NOT PICTURED:  Managers:  Bob Bloomer, Jerry Guyski, Lester Reed  Statisticians:  Dean Schultz, Ron Thornton    Scout:  Bill Furstenau