Calumet High School Athletic Hall of Fame
Established August 25, 2012

The Calumet High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct its sixth class on September 9, 2017.  The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognize outstanding accomplishments in the area of athletics. 

Nominations are accepted for those individuals who have had great success as an athlete, coach, or contributor/administrator.



Class of 2017

William Frantti   Wilbur Gray
Lori (Hendra) deBeaubien   Mike Hendrickson
Paul Hogan   Gary Taivalkoski


Class of 2016

Tim Baroni   Al Eckhart
Greg Eckhart   Tim Frantti
Kristin Hager Peterson   Carl "Cookie" Johnson
Joseph A. Savini    


Class of 2015

David Aird   John Aird
Howard Barrons   Karen (Crouch) Rastello
John Gipp   Matt Helminen
Jay Rowe    


Class of 2014

Gene Arntsen   Paul Lehto
Jackie Rowe   Joe Galetto
Gordie Frantti   Larry Danbom
Carl "Scuppy" Backstrom   Percy Wilcox  
George Oikarinen    


Class of 2013

Johnny Whittaker   William "Fred" Barry
Joe Mishica   Bev (Rouse) Lewis
John Sherf   Jack Mugford
Don McClelland   Ray Tiberg
Charles Uksila   George Brunet


Class of 2012

Heartley "Hunk" Anderson   George Gipp



Walt Kitti   Lyman Frimodig
Fred "Ojay" Larson   Holly (Anderson) McCullah
Wayne Sickler   Mike Usitalo
Dominic Vairo   Gerald Vairo

The Hall of Fame consists of three categories:

1.      ATHLETE:  Any person who distinguished himself/herself in the field of athletics.  The athlete will not become eligible until 10 years after their class graduates.

2.      COACH/ADMINISTRATOR: Any coach/administrator who distinguished himself/herself by making significant contributions to the athletic program at Calumet High School.  Calumet graduates who have had significant success outside of Calumet High School will also be considered.  The nominee must be inactive to be eligible for consideration. 

3.      CONTRIBUTOR:  An individual who has made significant and outstanding contributions to the athletic programs at Calumet High School other than coaching and playing.

 If you would like to nominate an athlete, coach/administrator, or contributor, please complete the Athletic Hall of Fame Application and return it to:

Sean Jacques, Athletic Director
Calumet High School
57070 Mine St.
Calumet, MI 49913