SAOA Honorary Lifetime Members

We recognize and thank these individuals for their years of service!

First Name Last Name City State Sport(s)
Jim Bain* Mattoon IL basketball
Ed Biznek* Staunton IL basketball
Harry Briggs Jr. Granite City IL basketball & football
Vic Buehler Staunton IL basketball & football
Dave Carnaghi Edwardsville IL basketball
Conrad “Babe” Champion Granite City IL basketball & football
Russ Chappel* Granite City IL basketball & football
Joe Chiado East Alton IL
Robert Chiti Staunton IL basketball
Phil Coady Glen Carbon IL basketball & football
Clyde Cole* Greenfield IL basketball
Dave Collins Bethalto IL basketball & football
Dick Condrey* Glen Carbon IL basketball
Bill Criswell* Cache IL
Otto Daech Collinsville IL basketball & football
Francis Dant* Breese IL
Gene Dartt Belleville IL
Dale Daugherty Jerseyville IL basketball
Don Davisson* Collinsville IL
Mike Devening East Alton IL basketball
Howard Dunn* Saint Charles MO
Tom Fay Alton IL football
Joe Fedora Granite City IL
Steve Ficker Jerseyville IL basketball
John Fraiser* Godfrey IL basketball
Gordon Galbreath Granite City IL
Robert Geddes* Alton IL
Fred Gibson Centralia IL basketball
Ron Grissom Greenville IL basketball
Tommy Gushleff* Granite City IL
Bobby Hausman* Godfrey IL football
George Havens* Jerseyville IL basketball
Erv Hendricks* Dorsey IL
Rich Herndon, Sr. Edwardsville FL basketball & football
Joe Hertz Bradenton FL
Jack Holmes Jerseyville IL basketball
Tim Hogan Maryville IL football
Don Huber Alton IL
Tom Jackson Belleville IL basketball
Ed Johnson Belleville IL
Jim Johnson* Hardin IL basketball
Paul Kindle Jr. football
Frank Kraus Granite City IL
Lou Leilich* Dupo IL
Ralph Leinicke* Alton IL basketball
Gus Lignoul Sr.* Granite City IL basketball
Gus Lignoul Jr. Granite City IL basketball & football
Phil Mann Jerseyville IL basketball & football
Delbert Maroon Altamont IL basketball
Bill McFarland* Belleville IL
Jim Meyer New Athens IL basketball
Ed Murphy Collinsville IL
John Murphy Mountain View MO
Keith Parker* Granite City IL basketball & football
Scott Posey Fairview Heights IL basketball & football
Walter Rauth Belleville IL
Rodney Rea Omaha NE basketball & football
Jim Reinhardt Alton IL
Gordon Rubenstein Alton IL basketball
Eugene Saville* Alton IL
Bill (Red) Schmidt football
Stan Serwatka East St Louis IL football
Russell Shaver*
Ray Sonnenberg* Belleville IL basketball & football
Ron Stern basketball & football
Andy Sullivan* Deltona FL
Charles Summers* San Marcos CA
Ken Thaxton Godfrey IL basketball
Cliff Tinsley Springfield IL basketball
Paul Vallina Belleville IL basketball & football
Ray Wesley Godfrey IL basketball
Kevin Wiggs Belleville IL basketball
Jack Williams Wood River IL
William Wohlert Alton IL
Joe Wojtowicz Breese IL basketball
Dick Yates* Granite City IL
Tony Zollner Granite City IL

* indicates deceased members