Athletic Hall of Fame, 2009


Michael Confer 1965 graduate.

  • Varsity Football 4 years
  • Starting Quarterback 4 years (only one in school history to accomplish this)
  • Varsity Basketball 4 years
  • Football scholarship to Lehigh University
  • Graduated from Lehigh with Civil Engineering degree
  • Senior Vice-President at Whiting-Turner Construction, including supervision over the second span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge


Donald Reese 1978 graduate.

  • Lettered in Wrestling and Football at HHS
  • Career High School Wrestling Record of 75-8-2, Undefeated in West Branch Conference
  • Sectional and Regional Wrestling Champion
  • 2-Time PIAA Wrestling State Champion in 1976 and 1978
  • PIAA – AA Outstanding Wrestler 1978
  • West Branch All-Star Football Team 1977
  • Bloomsburg State College – EWL Champion 4 years, National Qualifier 4 years, College Career Wrestling Record 127-22-4
  • 1982 NCAA Division I National Runner-up, NCAA All-American
  • Member of the West Branch Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame and the Pennsylvania Coaches and District IV Halls of Fame
  • Assistant Wrestling Coach at Lower Dauphin High School


Catherine Hatch Poust 1984 graduate.

  • Earned 11 High School Varsity Letters in Softball, Basketball, and Track and Field
  • West Branch All-Star Basketball Team 1984
  • First Place at West Branch Championship, Coaches’ Invitational, and Keystone State Games
  • Javelin Fourth Place PIAA State Championships 1983
  • Shippensburg University – Lettered 4 years in Track and Field, MVP 1987 and 1988
  • Current Shippensburg Javelin Record Holder at 157′ – 2″, set in 1987
  • Champion at Colonial Relays and Susquehanna Invitational and named to All-East Team
  • Place Winner in 3 NCAA National Championships, including 3rd Place in 1988
  • NCAA All-American in 1987 and 1988
  • Assistant Track and Field Coach at Hughesville High School 1990-1992 and 2008 to present