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Inductees-Class of 2007

  • Barney Glowicki

    Inducted 2007

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay County Sports Hall of Fame Charter Member Secretary Since 1990
    • 1942 - Bay City Golden Gloves Champion
    • Boxed in the Grand Rapids State Tournament 1942
    • 1945 Co-Captain BCC Football Team
    • Honorable Saginaw Valley, Honorable Mention All-State Detroit Free Press
    • 1946 Michigan State Varsity Boxing Team
    • Past President of Bangor High Booster Club & Bangor Board of Education
  • Bonnie Kanicki-Wilson

    Inducted 2007

    Career
    Highlights

    • All Saints Softball MVP
    • Delta College Softball All Conference, All State
    • Ferris State University Softball MVP, All-Conference, All State
    • Women's State Fastpitch Class A Champions DeWyse Builders
    • Softball Coach, Coloma High School
    • Lieutenant, Michigan State Police Distinguished Service Award
  • Central High School '67 Class A Football State Champs

    Inducted 2007

  • Charles Rochow

    Inducted 2007

    Career
    Highlights

    • 9 Varsity Letters - Track, Football, Basketball - St. Mary High
    • Valley Parochial, Regional Champion, Pole Vault, High Hurdles
    • State Champion, Pole Vault 1962
    • First Team VPL,, Associated Press All State Football
    • 4 Varsity Letters, Track, CMU, MVP 1965 & 1966
    • CMU Triple Jump Record Holder 8 Years
  • Dale Dunham

    Inducted 2007

    Career
    Highlights

    • Little League, Pony League, Colt League All Star Teams
    • American Legion Baseball League & District Champs
    • Drafted by Cleveland Indians Out of High School
    • Accepted Full Scholarship to Central Michigan University
    • Starting Pitcher for CMU 1967-70
    • Drafted by San Francisco Giants
  • Dean Oswald

    Inducted 2007

    Career
    Highlights

    • Little League 'Pony' Federation Baseball
    • Pee Wee Jr. Sr. Mens Ice Hockey, Flag Football Mens Sr. League Bay City
    • Varsity Wrestling , Baseball T.L. Handy
    • Amateur Boxer 1957-68 Pro Boxer 1968-79.
    • Coached Boxing 1965-79. Started Jr. Olympics.
    • U.S.A. Boxing Coach 1977-78-79, Originator of Toughman Contest 1979, Pro Spar Partner
    • Operates Oswalds Bear Ranch Since 1984

  • Made Rite '72 Men's Fastpitch Softball

    Inducted 2007

  • Mark Talaga

    Inducted 2007

    Career
    Highlights

    • 1974 State Champs, All Saints Basketball
    • 1st Team All State Basketball
    • City Scoring Champ, Basketball 1974 - (20.5 ppg)
    • Honorable Mention All American
    • All Saints Leading Scorer All-time
    • McLennan Community College - Starting Point Guard

  • Roger Phelps

    Inducted 2007

    Career
    Highlights

    • Handy High School, Co-Captain, All City, All State Football - Honorable Mention All State Baseball
    • Played in Cincinnati Reds Farm Team
    • U.S. Air Force Baseball
    • Bay City Federation Baseball
    • Bay County Fastpitch Softball
    • Coached South West Little League, Pony League Baseball, Youth Hockey
  • Virgil Meisel

    Inducted 2007

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay City Junior College Basketball, Swimming
    • Played Football at Western Michigan University
    • Graduate WMU in Physical Education, Science, Math
    • Coached Football Cadillac High School
    • Head Swimming Coach, Dean of Boys, Central High
    • State Meet Finishes 1949-52 - Highest in School History

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