COS to induct 8 individuals and 1980-81 women's hoops team into HOF

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Eight individuals and the entire 1980-81 women’s basketball team will be inducted into the College of the Siskiyous Athletic Hall of Fame during a ceremony scheduled for May 8 at the Yreka Community Center and Theater.

The public is invited to attend the annual gala dinner and ceremony, which will feature a catered buffet dinner. 

Tickets to attend the event are $25 per person and should be purchased by May 1. Tickets will not be available for sale at the door.

This year’s inductees will include:

• Chuck Ely – Community Service

• Scott Newmann – Football

• Rick Dubina – Football

• Jim Kellar – Football

• Buster Attebery – Baseball

• Fernie Fernandez – Track/Cross Country

• Mike Wilbur – Men’s Basketball

• Beth Laffoon – Women’s Basketball

• The 1980-81 Women’s Basketball Team coached by retired COS instructor Greg Gatlin.

Also included as part of the evening activities is recognition of the outstanding Siskiyou County High School Athlete of the Year. 

Two male and two female athletes from each Siskiyou County High School will be recognized, and two will be chosen as male and female Siskiyou County Athlete of the Year. 

A COS male and female athlete will also be honored as the COS Male and Female Athletes of the Year.

For more information or to purchase tickets call the COS Foundation Office 530-938-5373 or toll-free 888- 397-4339.