Collinsville, Oklahoma
February 14, 2020 (Online Feb. 20th)
Athletic Hall Of Fame
2020 HOF Induction For Second Set Of Honorees
(at Basketball Game)
2020 HOF Presentations (L-R): Brad Overhold (HOF Committee), Darlene Dunn (accepting for Ron Evans), Kent Wadsworth (HOF Committee), Theda (Bowline) Werthen, Pat Herald (HOF Committee), Doug Freeman, Bart Schultheiss (HOF Committee), Coach Gary Ward and Brad Cantrell (HOF Committee). Ted Wright (HOF Committee) was taking the photo.
(L-R): Theda (Bowline) Werthen, Doug Freeman and Coach Gary Ward were present for the 2020 Collinsville Athletic Hall of Fame presentations made between the varsity basketball games here Friday Feb. 14th. Other 2020 honorees include Ashley (Frogge) Maritz and Ronnie Delk (who could not attend) and Ron Evans (deceased).
Gary Ward -- Coach Ward was Head Coach of boys and girls basketball and baseball in Collinsville. He went on to lead Yavapai Junior College to a National Championship in baseball, and was the Head Baseball Coach at Oklahoma State University and New Mexico State. During his tenure at OSU, he led the Cowboys to 17 Big 8 Championships and appeared in 10 College World Series. Coach Ward has been inducted into Hall of Fame classes in Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and 3 at the National Level.
Doug Freeman -- Doug graduated in the CHS class of 1978. He was selected All-District and All-State in football, named to the Tulsa World All-MetroTeam, as well as being named the 1977 District Lineman of the year. Doug played in the 1978 Oil Bowl, and went on to play center for the Oklahoma State University Football Team. During his tenure at OSU, Doug was a 3 year starter at Center, Team Captain in 1982, selected All-Conference in 1982, and was also Adademic All-Conference. Doug was also a Wrestling Conference Champion in 1977 and 1978 placing 3rd at the 1978 State Tournament during his High School career.
Theda (Bowline) Werthen -- Theda graduated in the CHS class of 1985. Theda was a 4 year starter in basketball, and 3 year starter in volleyball. She was a key member of the 1984 Basketball State Basketball Championship team, and Basketball Runner-up teams of 1983 and 1985. She was named All-State in basketball in 1985. Theda was also selected the 1985 Tulsa Metro Player of the Year, and a member of the Converse All-American Team.
Ashley (Frogge) Maritz -- Ashley graduated in the CHS class of 1997. SHe led the Volleyball team to the State Tournament her Sophomore and Senior Years, while also being named the State Tournament MVP both years. Ashley was selected All-State in Volleyball, and was named the 1997 Oklahoma Gatorade Player of the Year. She went on to play Collegiate Volleyball for Texas Tech and the Universityof Tulsa. During her college career, Ashley made several All-Tournament teams, and NCAA All-Academic Honors from 1999-2001. She played professionally in Belgium, and coached Collinsville to the State Semi-Finals in 2016.
Ronnie Delk -- Ronnie graduated in the CHS class of 2000. He was a 4-time state placer, and a 2-time state champion wrestler. Ronnie was selected All-State in 2000. Ronnie went on to wrestle at Oklahoma State University, and was a starter for 4 National Championship teams while at OSU. He also coached Perry HS to 8 Dual State titles, and 5 Team State titles. Ronnie has been a 4 time OCA Coach of the Year, and was the Perry Head Coach for their 1000th Dual Victory. He led Perry to a 146-11 record diring his tenure as Head Coach.
Ron Evans -- Ron graduated in the CHS class of 1955. Ron played basketball during his high school career, and went on to be a very successful boys and girls basketball coach in Oklahoma and California. Ron was a dedicated Cardinal sipporter, and rarely missed any athletic event. He was a fixture on the Collinsville Education Foundation, Nifty Fifties and other Collinsville organizations. Ron's influence will forever be felt in Collinsville.

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2020 Collinsville Athletic Hall of Fame Preliminary Announcement -- 10/23/2019
* Coach Gary Ward -- Collinsville HS Baseball & Basketball Coach 1963-1969 and assistant football coach. Then well known college baseball coach in Arizona and OSU.
* Doug Freeman -- (CHS 1978) All-State in Football & starting center at OSU. Academic All Big 8.
* Theda Bowline -- (CHS 1985) All-State in Basketball & Tulsa Metro Player of the Year
* Ashley Frogge -- CHS 1997) All-State in Volleyball & Oklahoma Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year
* Ronnie Delk -- (CHS 2000) State Wrestling Champion 1999 & 2000. Now successful HS Coach.
* Ron Evans -- (CHS 1955) Distinguished Special Service -- Cardinal Super Fan and Supporter
-- HOF names will be announced at Oct. 25, 2019 Football game halftime (-vs- Pryor)
-- HOF Induction at Basketball games Feb. 14, 2020 (-vs- Oologah)
-- More details will be released closer to the Feb. 2020 event
Legendary Oklahoma State coach Gary Ward among Collinsville Athletic Hall of Fame inductees for 2020 class -- By Shawn Hein Sports Editor (Owasso Reporter) 10/24/2019