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    ALPHEUS O. "A.O." BRITTAIN - COACH, ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

    • Received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Illinois.
    • Received his Masters Degree from Columbia University.
    • Started at Derry Township in 1930.
    • At Derry Township he taught Health and Phys. Ed. He coached football, basketball, wrestling, golf, tennis, track, baseball, and cross country.
    • Founded the "Hershey High Varsity H Club."
    • Coached interscholastic cross country from 1963, the year of its inception, until his retirement in 1971 (there was a cross country award named in his honor).
    • March 1940, he was elected president of the newly formed Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Golf Association.
    • March 1950, he was elected a member of the steering committee for the Athletic Association of Hershey.
    • January 1954, he was reelected president of Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Baseball League.
    • March 1970, he received a plaque recognizing his 40 years as Athletic Director and for his creation of the Varsity H Club.
    • May 19, 1971, he received an award from the Hershey Lions Club for his years of involvement in school athletics.

     

    RICK CRAMER - CLASS OF 1979

    • Won 2 Varsity letters in Basketball
    • Scored 980 career points in Basketball
    • 2 time team MVP in Basketball
    • Team Captain his senior year in Basketball
    • 3rd in the Capital Area Conference in scoring his senior year
    • Ranked in the top 10 in scoring in the Mid-State his senior year
    • Named to the Big 15 2nd team in Basketball
    • Won 4 Varsity letters in Golf
    • Match play record of 62-2 in 4 years of Golf
    • Lead the Golf team to 4 undefeated seasons with a record of 64 -0
    • Helped lead Golf team to win 76 consecutive matches
    • In District 3 play, he finished 16th, 7th, 5th and 2nd in 4 years
    • Finished 2nd in State Tournament as a sophomore
    • PIAA State Champion his senior year
    • 2 year team Captain
    • 3 year letterman at Bucknell University
    • Finished 3rd in ECAC Tournament his senior year

     

    ROBIN HARMONY - CLASS OF 1980

    • Won 3 Varsity letters in Basketball
    • Started every game in her Basketball career
    • Made the Patriot News Big 15 Team 3 consecutive years in Basketball
    • Team MVP in Basketball 3 consecutive years
    • Leading scorer in the Capital Area Conference her Sophomore year
    • Finished 3rd in scoring in the Capital Area Conference her Junior year
    • Basketball Team Captain her Junior and Senior years
    • At the time, the second person to score over 1,000 points for a career in Basketball and the first female to do it
    • Led the team in scoring, rebounds and assists in Basketball her Senior year while averaging 19 points a game and 13 rebounds a game
    • Won 4 Varsity letters in softball
    • Started every game in her Softball career
    • Team Captain her Sophomore and Junior years in Softball
    • Capital Area Conference Champions in Softball her Sophomore and Senior years
    • Won Scholarship to University of Miami for Basketball
    • Started and lettered 4 years in Basketball at University of Miami
    • Holds many Women's Basketball records at University of Miami
    • 1st Women's Basketball player to be inducted into the University of Miami Hall of Fame in 1997
    • University of Miami Unsung Hero Award in 1992
    • 20 years as a Coach at the University of Miami including 13 years as an Associate Head Coach
    • Played 2 years of Professional Basketball in England

     JASON PETERS - CLASS OF 1992

    • Won 3 Varsity letters in Football
    • Voted Best Male Athlete in his graduating class
    • Team Captain in Football his senior year
    • Rushed for 1020 yards his senior year
    • Cocoa Bean Offensive Player of the Game his senior year
    • Mid-Penn All-Star in Football his senior year
    • Won 4 Varsity letters in Wrestling
    • Finished in the top 8 in Districts in the 145 lb weight class as a Freshman
    • Finished 4th in Districts in the 152 lb weight class as a Sophomore
    • Finished 3rd in Districts and 6th at the State Tournament, in the 152 lb weight class in the AAA division as a Junior
    • Sectional and District Champion at the 160 lb weight class his Senior year
    • Hershey's 2nd ever PIAA State Champion, winning at the 160 lb weight class in the AA division
    • District AA vs. AAA All Star Winner
    • State AA vs. AAA All Star Winner
    • Placed 4th in National High School Tournament
    • Named National High School Coaches Association All American
    • Inducted into the District 3 Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2007
    • Won over 100 matches in his high school career
    • 3 time PSAC Place Winner at East Stroudsburg University
    • EIWA Finalist his Senior year at East Stroudsburg University
    • NCAA National Wrestling Championships Qualifier as a Senior
    • East Stroudsburg University Wrestling Team Captain as a Senior
    • East Stroudsburg University Football Team Captain as a Senior

    THE 1982 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP BASEBALL TEAM

    • Hershey's first and only State Championship Baseball team.
    • They competed in the largest High School size state grouping, which was AAA. That particular team only had 2 seniors, and the rest of the team was made up of Underclassmen, which gave hope for a bright future.
    • This team won the last CAC championship with a record of 16-2. Going into District play they upset Chambersburg and ended up finishing runner-up in the District 3 playoffs. They then went on to the State playoffs and won an additional 4 games to make it to the Championship game where they defeated Pittsburgh Langley 5-4 in 8 innings.
    • Head Coach Ted Bonsall
    • Assistant Coaches Jack Hartman, Al Fricke
    • Seniors John Bowser and Tim Freisen
    • Juniors Steve Coakley, Sean Curtin, Mike DeLiberty, Gregg Ercole, Scott Espenshade, Jeff Gergic, Chris Hamilton, Rick Hasz, Dave Hildebrandt, John Jelliff, Mark Rineman
    • Sophomores Andy Barrick, Phil Fratti, Scott Gould, Randy McKillop
    • Freshman Ken Kremer