Hodge (CHS 1921)
and coached football and basketball at Collinsville HS and was
principal. He was later an assistant football, basketball &
baseball coach (& played football there in 1928) at Tulsa
University (1929-32). He was a graduate assistant at the University
of Oklahoma .(1934-37). He was the State Superintendent of Oklahoma
Schools for 21 years.
Ray ( Empire HS)
at Addington and Burbank, OK, before being hired at Collinsville
in 1966. He coached here until 1990. His softball record was 531-169
with one state title (1973). His volleyball record was 345-121
with one state title (1973). His basketball record was 518-126
with a state title (1984). He was inducted into the Oklahoma Coaches
HOF in 2002.
Pilkington (CHS 1928)
football and basketball all four years at CHS. He played football
at the University of Tulsa on both offense and defense. He was
selected to the All-Oklahoma football teams of 1930 and 1931.
He became the first Tulsa athlete to be invited to the Shrine
All Star game in San Francisco. He is in Tulsa University's Sports
Hall of Fame (Class of 1983).
Payne (CHS 1951)
Collinsville's first modern day All-State football player. At
that time only one 24 man team was named for each North and South
as opposed to current one team per class. Don played the center
position. He attended Oklahoma A&M University and graduated
with a degree in Agriculture. He wrote a book on raising Kerry
the first All-State basketball player for Collinsville and the
all-time leading scorer with more than 1800 points in his 4 years.
He also played CHS football but attended Tulsa University on a
basketball scholarship playing for 4 years. He became an assistant
basketball coach at TU after graduation. He began the basketball
program at Oklahoma Military Academy (now RSU).
Jones (CHS 1983)
Melanie is the leading basketball scorer in Collinsville history.
In 1983 she was All-State and the leading scoring in Oklahoma with
a 45.1 average. She also played softball & volleyball. She is
a former coach and currently school administrator in Amarillo, Texas
Sallee (CHS 1985)
Kim was an
All-State basketball player in 1985. Her 1984 team won the state
championship and was runner up for 2 years. Her 3 year basketball
point total was 2,234 with a 33.7 average. She holds the state
tournament scoring record with 294 points. She also played softball
and volleyball and was also an Academic All-American. Kim is an
Pennington (CHS 1991)
Amy was All-State
in volleyball and state tournament MVP. She was an All-State first
baseman in softball. She was an alternate basketball All-Stater.
She qualified for state in shot put. She later taught in Tulsa
Public Schools and was also an assistant principal and track /
cross country coach.
the first Cardinal to win three wrestling state championships
(he finished 3rd his freshman year) and was undefeated his Junior
and Senior years. He finished with a four year record of 144 wins
and 4 losses. Tyler attended the US Military Academy, before OCU
and RSU where he received his accounting degree.
CHS football, basketball & baseball and was All-Conference
in each. He played college baseball at Seminole State and Pittsburgh
before playing 5 years in the Boston Red Sox minor league organization.