2007 Louisville High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class

LHS Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2007

Louisville Leopards Hall of Fame Class of 2007

Wayne Ashbaugh – A 1931 graduate, he played football, basketball and baseball at Louisville before going on to play football at Mount Union. He also was 58-25 as the school’s head football coach and led the basketball team to a Tri-County championship in 1942.

Kerry Kaser – A 1996 graduate, she was a four-time Northeastern Buckeye Conference scholar-athlete for the softball team. A first-team All-NBC shortstop, Kaser earned a softball scholarship to Kent State University, where she is listed in the top 10 in numerous categories.

Paul Lieber – A 1983 graduate, he is the only Louisville boys tennis player to qualify for the state tournament, doing so in 1982. The all-time wins leader for the Leopards, Lieber earned a tennis scholarship to Youngstown State University.

Gaylord Hap Lillick – The head football coach at Louisville from 1960-64, Lillick is credited with reviving the program. His 35-14 record included three Tri-County League championships

Jim Menegay – A 1956 graduate, 3 yr. letterman in baseball,he served as a coach in the Louisville amateur baseball programs for 54 years.He has had 7State Champs and 3 runner-up’s. Menegay is a member of the Stark County Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. He is also the current Booster Club President.

Daryl Murphy – A 1955 graduate, he earned 11 varsity letters in football, basketball and baseball. In basketball, he led the county in scoring his junior and senior seasons and scored a then-school record 44 points in a game. He remains third on the school’s all-time scoring list.

Ron Pierce – A 1971 graduate, he earned eight varsity letters in football, basketball and baseball. Pierce threw two no-hitters during his high school career and was named All-Ohio his senior season. He also pitched for Mount Union College, where he led the nation in strikeouts in 1972