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Celebrated the weekend of the Homecoming football game with Claremore High School on October 4 and 5.

October 4

• Hall of Fame Inductees will ride in homecoming parade if available

• There will be a come-and-go reception for the Inductees on Friday from

5-6 p.m. in the high school gym hospitality room

• Inductees will be introduced at halftime of the Homecoming football game

October 5

• Hall of Fame Banquet at 6 p.m. in high school cafeteria

Other Information

• Tickets went on sale September 24 at a cost of $35 each (meal included)

• Tickets may be purchased at Claremore Athletics Office inside the new gym

• Can buy a table (seats eight) for $240

• For more information, please contact Claremore Athletic Office at 918-923-4282

This year’s inductees:

Larry Ballard

• 1960 Prep All-American Football Classic Participant

• Led All-Large School Scorers with 196 points and rushed for 1,745 yards

• Led team to Class A Semi-Finals

• Two-sport All-Stater (Football, Baseball)

• Played football at Oklahoma State

• Drafted and signed with St. Louis Cardinals

Bryce G. Vann

• Attended Lincoln High School, 1951-1953

• Led team to a state championship and state runner-up finish (Basketball)

• Played at Langston and Central State

• Played with the Kansas City Steers of the ABA

• Played with the Marques Haynes All-Stars

1988 Girls Tennis Team

• Members include Suzanne Williams, Natasha Bartels, Brandi Swan, Julie Young, Courtney Streeter and Wendy Hazle

• Coaches were head coach Lawrence Skimbo and assistant Pat Heidlage

• First Claremore team to win a team state championship.

Nathan Binam

• 1995 All-State Basketball

• 1994 and 1995 Tulsa World All-State Football player

• Member of 1993 state baseball champions

• 1994 and 1995 MVP of Metro Lakes Conference (Basketball)

• 1997 Bi-State Junior College First Team (Basketball)

• Played Basketball at Oral Robers

• First Team Academic Mid-Continent Conference Basketball, 2000

Frank Mobra

• Head football coach at Claremore from 1968-1976

• Overall Record of 53-40, second winningest coach in Claremore history

• Became Claremore athletic director after coaching career

• Coached in Oil Bowl and All-State game

• Frank Mobra Fieldhouse is named in honor of him and his contributions to Claremore Public Schools

• Played football at NEO and was a JUCO All-American

• Lettered in football at the University of Arkansas

• Coaching stops at Fairland, Eufaula, Anadarko, Stilwell and Talihina

• Won a state football championship at Talihina

• Member Oklahoma Coaches Association Hall of Fame

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