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- Steve Pauly - Multi Sport
Steve Pauly rose to greatness at Beaverton High and then Oregon State, where he played basketball and developed into an Olympic-caliber decathlete.
At Beaverton, Pauly played football, basketball and competed in track, where he experienced considerable success. He won the 120-yard and 180-yard hurdles finals and finished fourth in the shot put in 1958, leading the Beavers to the team title. In 1959, he won the javelin and 120 hurdles, finishing ahead of future NFL Hall of Famer Mel Renfro. He finished second to Renfro of Jefferson in the 180 hurdles.
At OSU, Pauly won the javelin at the Pacific Coast Conference Northern Division meet as a freshman. He competed in the 1960 U.S. Olympic Trials in the decathlon and placed 13th with 6,494 points.
Pauly, who stood 6-foot-4, played alongside Mel Counts and Terry Baker on the 1963 OSU basketball team that reached the NCAA Final Four.
That same year, Pauly, age 22, won the decathlon at the Amateur Athletic Union national championships held in Corvallis, scoring 7,852 points to improve on his third-place showing the previous year. His total was the sixth-best on the international level that year. His win also earned him a spot on the U.S. team that competed in a dual meet with the Soviet Union in Moscow that summer – having competed against the Russians in the annual meet the previous year in Palo Alto, Calif. Pauly scored 7,536 points in that meet and finished third behind two Russians. He did not compete in the Olympic Trials in 1964. He had interest from several NFL teams, but chose to pursue a degree in dentistry and established a practice in Portland, where he played in adult basketball leagues and coached track at Reynolds High for several years.
Pauly was inducted to the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in 1988 and the Oregon State University Sports Hall of Fame in 1991.
- Dan Miles - Multi-Sport
Medford Oregon’s Dan Miles enjoyed an exceptional three-sport career at Southern Oregon College, where he was a four-year starter in football and baseball, and also played Basketball. As a quarterback, he set two NCAA records for passing accuracy, completing 77% of his throws in 1964 and 66% in his career.
Miles led the nation in passing in 1964 and in total offense in 1965. He earned all-American honors in football and All-District honors in baseball. Joining the basketball staff at Oregon Institute of Technology in 1972, Miles turned the program around, earning District Coach of the Year honors three times. In February of 2014, during his 43rd year of coaching at OIT, Dan achieved his 1000th win with the men's basketball team; the 4th most all time wins of any college coach in for the NCAA and NAIA. He coached his way through 10, 30-win seasons and 23 conference tournament championships. Dan's other accolades include: 2-time NAIA basketball coach of the year (2004,2008); A.T. Slats Gill All-Sports Coach of the Year (2004);NAIA Champion of Character Award for All Sports (2009); National Association of Basketball Coaches- Coach of the year (2012); DNA Award at the Oregon Sports Award Show (2013). Dan retired from coaching in 2016 and in the same year, the street "Danny Miles Way", was named after him.
- Royce McDaniel - Multi-Sport
Royce McDaniel earned his induction through a variety of methods, on a playing field as well as on the sideline. Born in 1939, McDaniel played football, basketball and baseball at Sweet Home High School, then moved to Lewis & Clark College in 1957. In his four years there, he earned 12 varsity letters as a quarterback, guard and outfielder - hitting a career .339. Following graduation, he played three seasons in the Appalachian and Carolina League as part of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ organization, hitting a combined .324 in 227 games. He returned home to coach and teach and found a long-term home at Lakeridge High in Lake Oswego. At Lakeridge, he led the baseball team to the state title in 1974, and turned the Pacers’ girls basketball team into a state power - bringing a state title to the school in 1991. He also coached at Milwaukie High, at Tigard and served as an assistant at Sunset in more than 50 years of coaching. Lewis & Clark inducted him to its Hall of Fame as a charter member in 1978.
- Mel Krause - Multi-Sport
Mel Krause was a three-sport athlete at Portland’s Cleveland High School gaining All-City recognition in football, basketball and baseball before entering the University of Oregon. At Oregon, he earned varsity letters in basketball and baseball. He served as head baseball coach at the U of O from 1970 until 1981 when the program was discontinued. He coached high school ball at Milwaukie, Franklin, Willamette, North Eugene and Sheldon. He led Franklin to the state basketball title in 1956 and repeated with North Eugene in 1963. In baseball, his 1966 Sheldon team was runner-up for the state crown, his 1960 North Eugene team was district champion and his 1964 Willamette squad was fourth in the state playoffs. He helped organize and direct the Oregon High School All-Star baseball series. In 1963, he received the Rollie Triutt Award for his contribution to amateur baseball in the state. Since retiring from coaching, he has served as a professional baseball scout for the San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Dodgers.
- Claude Hines - Multi-Sport
Claude Hines, commonly known as "Claudie," was born in Baker on Feb. 14, 1909. He starred at Baker High School from 1925-28 in football, basketball, baseball and track. He is believed to be the first black athlete at Baker High. Hines turned down a football scholarship to the University of Hawaii and chose to attend Southern Oregon Normal School, now Southern Oregon State College. He was the first black athlete at the school, where he starred in football, basketball, baseball and track and field from 1929-32. Hines died in Baker City in 1985 at age 76. He was selected to the SOSC Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.
- Elmer Kolberg - Multi-Sport
Kolberg earned his way into the ranks of multi-sport heroes primarily as a football player, earning a paycheck in the early days of the National Football League with the Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers for three seasons. But, he stood out as a basketball player as well in high school and at Oregon State, and was known throughout his days in high school, college and into the NFL as someone who would stretch boundaries of his position and sport.At Lincoln High in Portland, he grew to 6-foot-4 and around 200 pounds, leading the basketball team to the state title game in 1933 as a guard. He led the football team as a back on both offense and defense during the days before a prep state championship had been established.At Oregon State, he stood out on the football field enough to earn a spot on the 1938 East-West Shrine Game squad. On the basketball court, he played for legendary coach ‘Slats’ Gill and was an All-Pacific Coast Conference guard. Competing during the era in which the University of Oregon would win the first NCAA men’s basketball title in 1939, Kolberg set a PCC record for most personal fouls during a season.In the NFL, he played as a back on offense and defense, and as a lineman on both offense and defense. He caught passes as an end and also served as a punter. In the summer between playing in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, he returned to Portland to sell advertising for The Oregon Journal.Kolberg served in the Navy during World War II. He is also enshrined in the Portland Interscholastic League Hall of Fame.