Abby Cole
BORN:  SEPTEMBER 15, 1996, GRAND HAVEN, MI

   A 2013 graduate of Grand Haven High School, Cole is widely considered to be the best female athlete to ever come out of the Lake Michigan shoreline town. An equally dominant force in both basketball and volleyball, in an era of specialization, she powered the Buccaneers to new heights in both sports.
    On the basketball court, Cole led Grand Haven to an impressive 77-2 record over three seasons of varsity play, including back-to-back Class A state basketball championships in 2012 and 2013. As a senior, the 6-foot-5 center blocked 233 shots, and averaged  9.5 rebounds and 14 points per game, guiding the Bucs to a 26-0 record. At season's end she was named the Associated Press Class A Player of the Year and finished third in Michigan's Miss Basketball voting.
    Considered one of the nation's top  volleyball players, Cole led the Bucs to the state semifinals as a senior, earning Under Armour second-team All-America honors. One of ten nominees, she finished as runner-up for the state's Miss Volleyball award.
    Heavily recruited nationally in both sports, she chose to focus on volleyball, committing to the University of Michigan before her junior year. There she was a four-year star, a three time all-Big Ten selection, and  was twice named second-team All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. At the time of her graduation, she ranked second all-time in U-M history in career attack percentage and fifth all-time in kills.

Todd Herremans
BORN: OCTOBER 13, 1982, RAVENNA, MI

   Todd Herremans' combination of tremendous size, speed and athletic ability led him from the small town of Ravenna all the way to an 11-year career in the National Football League. A four-sport athlete and Class President, Herremans earned Division 6 All-State honors from the Detroit Free Press as a senior at Ravenna High School in the fall of 2000. Signed by Saginaw Valley State as a 6-foot-6, 275-pound offensive lineman, Herremans started all four season for the Cardinals, helping the team to a 39-9 record (including the team's first undefeated regular season in school history in 2003). In 2004, as a senior, he was named the best lineman in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and earned Little All-America honors from the Associated Press. While not invited to the National Football League's pre-draft combine, Herremans, now bulked up to 324 pounds,   was worked out by multiple teams. Projected as a fifth or sixth round pick, he was drafted in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles (126th overall). where he would play 10 of his 11 seasons. He played every offensive line position besides center for the Eagles and became known for this consistency, durability, and versatility - even catching two touchdown passes. He played his final professional season for the Indianapolis Colts in 2015.

Calvin Johnson
BORN: DECEMBER 13, 1958, MUSKEGON, MI

   A four-sport star at Oakridge High School, Calvin Johnson went on to play point guard at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire despite his smallish stature at 5-foot-10, 150 pounds. A 1977 graduate, he earned Associated Press first-team All-state honors on the basketball court, co-captained the football team as quarterback/running back/kicker, and also excelled in track and cross-country at Oakridge. Johnson was a Detroit Free Press honorable mention all-state quarterback  and he finished fifth in the long jump at the state track meet.
    He exceeded expectation at Dartmouth, earning accolades in various tournaments while majoring in a rigorous pre med program. Johnson's was Dartmouth's second leading scorer, second in the Ivy League in assists and earned third team Academic All-American honors as a senior in 1980-81. He is now an accomplished anesthesiologist at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Mike "Bunny" Ribecky
BORN: JANUARY 18, 1955, MUSKEGON, MI

    Mike Ribecky is one of the rare individuals who possesses Hall of Fame credentials as both a player and coach. The 1973 Muskegon Catholic Central graduate was a standout 6-foot-3, 220-pound two-way lineman with the Crusaders. An Associated Press first-team Class B all-state selection, Ribecky earned a full-ride scholarship to Western Michigan University where he was a four-year starter at offensive tackle. In his senior year of 1976, Ribecky helped the Broncos finish second in the nation in rushing yards and earned second team all-Mid American Conference honors. He returned to Muskegon, where he worked 29 years with the  Heights Fire Department and over 45-years as an MCC football assistant coach, specializing in coaching the offensive and defensive lines. "Bunny," as he is known most, has served as right-had man for six different Crusader coaches including the Muskegon Area Sports Hall of Fame inductees - Roger Chiaverini, Pete Kutches, and Mike Holmes. Under his guidance, Catholic Central has won nearly 400 games and an incredible 12 state championships.

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