Phoenix Union High School District Sports Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony Was Big Success

Posted by Community Relations at 1/7/2016

The first annual Phoenix Union High School District Sports Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony was a big success December 17, with almost 200 in attendance. Adding to the atmosphere was the setting—the old Phoenix Union High School Auditorium, in what is now the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Forty-four charter members representing Modern Era Coaches, Historical Era Athletes and Historical Era Coaches. Among the attendees were Clement Chapman, former South Mountain Basketball coach; David Cruickshank, current cross country/track coach at South; Joe Ehlers, former track coach at South; Ed Long, Phoenix Union Basketball coach; Royce Youree, East High Basketball coach; Nadine Sass, former Camelback Volleyball coach, Bill Mitton, former Trevor Browne Football Coach and Argie Rhymes, current Carl Hayden coach. Among the athletes were George Greathouse, Carver and PU Football; Rudy White, Phoenix Union Basketball and Elmer Green, Phoenix Tech Basketball and Football. Many family members of deceased inductees were also present. Phoenix Union athletic directors and District A.D. Dr. Zack Munoz and his hall of Fame Committee hosted the event, and local sportscaster Kevin McCabe provided the color and commentary.