Sterling, VA (November 3, 2014) – The Park View High School Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes and honors those Park View High School athletes, coaches, administrators and supporters who excelled in their respective sports or coaching/support roles and who helped to bring honor, recognition, distinction and excellence to Park View High School by their conduct both on and off the field, or court of competition. This recognition will help maintain the spirit, pride and sense of community as well as serving as a historical account of the great athletic traditions of Park View High School.
The Park View High School Athletic Hall of Fame announced the Hall of Fame Class for 2014.
Chris Barry (Athlete) 1986-1990
John Kotch (Athlete) 1988-1992
Joe Lightfoot (Athlete) 1980-1984
Karie Morrison (Athlete) 1999-2003
Megan Smith (Athlete) 1998-2002
J.P. Taylor (Athlete) 1987-1991
Larry Simms (Coach) 1976-2005
On October 24, 2014, the class was formally inducted at a ceremony prior to the Briar Woods vs Park View football game and recognized on the field at half time.
Park View has also begun a new tradition of recognizing the milestone anniversaries of their previous state champions. This year the following individuals and teams were recognized.
30th Anniversary of the 1984 Baseball State Champions
30th Anniversary of State Wrestling 185 lbs. Champion: Joe Lightfoot
30th Anniversary of the State Track Discus Champion: Jeff Saylor
25th Anniversary of the 1989 State Softball Champions
25th Anniversary of the 1989 State Gymnastics Champions
25th Anniversary of State Gymnastics Beam Champion: Theresa Cummings
25th Anniversary of State Tennis Singles Champion: Kim Nelson
20th Anniversary of State Wrestling 125 lbs. Champion: Mark Hernandez
20th Anniversary of State Wrestling 145 lbs. Champion: Mike Jacobus
Viva Loudoun photographer and member of Park View’s 1988 undefeated state champion football team, Aaron Wyche, posted the following gallery highlighting the festivities.
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