The second Medford Hall of Fame class will be inducted on Saturday, October 5 at the Owatonna Elks Club. Medford named is inaugural class in 2017 and will enshrine new members every other year.

Bruce Davis is a 1982 Medford graduate and has spent more than 30 years as a baseball coach in southern Minnesota. He is a member of the Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Click on the 2015 tab to read the biographical information on Davis.

Ron and Pam (Anhorn) Elzen are being inducted as community members and supporters. They were involved in the formation of the wrestling booster club. Retired teacher Judy Slarks is also entering the hall for her long support of the athletic programs.

Chuck Wobbrock holds the all-time scoring record for Tigers basketball. The 1962 boys basketball team goes into the hall of fame for their successful season.

The 2017 inductees were Carmen Bonde (Kuntz), John Gross, Leah Kaplan (Steinbauer), Terry Keller, Mitch Kuhlman, Carrie Robb (Redman), Jerry Roberts, Jim Slifka, Kevin Steinbauer, and Orville Young.

Nomination forms for the Medford Hall of Fame are available under the Athletics tab on the school's website. Consideration is made for students, coaches/advisers, contributors, and teams.

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