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The Buddy LaRosa high school Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1975 to recognize outstanding athletes from area high schools. Each year, nominees are considered based solely upon high school accomplishments. Collegiate, professional, or other amateur achievements have no bearing on the selection process. The nominee must have graduated high school 10 years before eligibility may begin.

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Six all-time great atheletes and a legendary coach are the 2012 inductees to the Buddy LaRosa's High School Sports Hall of Fame.
Adrienne Hundemer

Adrienne Hundemer
Dayton High School
Class of 1994

Adrienne Hundemer has accomplished what may forever stand as the single greatest achievement in Greater Cincinnati high school history. She is acknowledged as having won more state championships than any athlete ever. During her six-year high school athletic career, Adrienne won an amazing 20 state titles!

Beginning as a 7th grader, Adrienne was part of the Lady Greendevils' state champion 1600-meter relay team. It would be the first of six-straight state titles in that event alone for Adrienne. She went on to win four state titles (12 total) in the 400-Meter Dash, the 300- and 100-Meter Hurdles. She won two more state titles as a member of the 800-Meter Relay team. Her winning time in the 100-Meter Hurdles in 1994 of 14.7 still stands as a Kentucky Class A state record.

With the state championships came a much deserved recognition throughout high school. She was named to the Kentucky all-state team four times, The Kentucky Post Female Athlete of the Year three times, the Northern Kentucky Athletic Conference Runner of the Year (1994), the Kentucky Post and The Kentucky Enquirer Runner of the Year (1994) and the Lee's Famous Recipe Star of the Year (1994).

Adrienne, a former Ben-Gals cheerleader, has been inducted into the Northern Kentucky Athletic Directors High School Hall of Fame and was named a Kentucky Sports Legend in 2004.

She went on to Marshall University on a track scholarship where she was a four-year letter-winner. She was named All-Southern Conference in 1997 and still holds the Herd's Sprint Medley Relay Team record (4:13.44). Her record in the Heptathlon (seven track events over two days) stood as a school record till 2011.

Adrienne is the niece of 1990 LaRosa's Hall of Fame inductee, Will Hundemer of Bellevue.

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Jackie Kemper

Jackie Kemper
Mother of Mercy High School
Class of 1981

Regarded as one of the best athletes to ever play at Mother of Mercy High School, Jackie Kemper may well be the school's finest volleyball player. A star in both volleyball and basketball, Jackie Kemper's finest season had to be her junior year (1979-80) when she helped lead the Bobcats to the state championship game in both sports! Though she came away with second place in both events that year, she took Mercy to the Ohio state championship in volleyball the following fall.

In basketball, Kemper was a three-year starter and set the school's single-season record for most rebounds (258, 14.3 average) as a senior.

A dominating force in volleyball, Jackie was regarded as the finest player in Cincinnati. She was a two-time First Team All-City selection, a two-time All-Girls Greater Cincinnati League First Team pick and was named Player of the Year in 1980 by both The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Cincinnati Post.

Jackie Kemper attended Illinois State University on a full scholarship where she set numerous records in volleyball, including twice setting the Missouri Valley Conference single-season Blocks record. She set ISU's Most Solo Blocks record (twice) and both the Most Total Blocks and Most Block Assists records in 1984. She helped lead ISU to a No. 12 ranking in the NCAA Division I in 1984.

Jackie Kemper currently resides in Libertyville, IL where she teaches kindergarten in Glenview, IL.

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Holly Porter Little

Holly Porter Little
Wyoming High School
Class of 1993

There may be a long debate over the greatest male athlete to ever play at Wyoming High School. The discussion for best female athlete, however, begins and ends with Holly Porter.

A multi-sport star at Wyoming, Holly clearly excelled in basketball where she still holds 10 school records, including career scoring (2, 026 points), rebounding (1,095) and steals (503).

A four-year varsity starter, Holly Porter was twice named Cincinnati Enquirer Division III-IV Player of the Year, twice named First Team All-State in Division III and twice named Division III Southwest District Player of the Year. She was selected to play in the Ohio North-South and the Cincinnati East-West All-Star games.

Her basketball excellence continued at Boston College, where she was named Big East Rookie of the Year, third team All-Big East and set seven Big East freshman records, including points scored, rebounds and scoring average. She became the first player in BC history to score 1,000 points and have 600 rebounds before her senior season. She wound up with a career 2,047 points and 902 career rebounds.

Holly Porter was inducted in to the Wyoming Hall of Fame in 2008, the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003 and was named an Atlantic Coast Conference Legend in 2009. Since graduation, Holly has completed three marathons and the Ironman Lake Placid competition in July of 2004.

Currently, she and her husband, David Little, live in Wyoming with their children.

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Michael Munoz

Michael Munoz
Moeller High School
Class of 2000

The most honored offensive linemen in Moeller High School history, Michael Munoz is the son of NFL Hall of Famer and former Cincinnati Bengal, Anthony Munoz.

A multi-sport star, Michael was a three-year starter in football and four years in track. So skilled as an offensive tackle, Michael was named First Team Ohio Division I three straight years, a feat no other Moeller player has accomplished. He was named First Team All-City three straight years by the Cincinnati Post and The Cincinnati Enquirer. He never allowed a sack in three seasons with the Crusaders.

National awards soon followed. Michael was the recipient of the Bobby Dodd Award for the country's Most Outstanding Lineman, presented by the Atlanta Touchdown Club. He was named High School All-American by Parade Magazine, USA Today and ESPN. He was selected as Gatorade's Ohio Football Player of the Year.

Michael was a four-time Ohio Division I qualifier in the Discus and a three-time state qualifier in the Shot Put. He was the Greater Cincinnati League and Southwest Ohio district champion in the Shot Put and/or the Discus three straight years. He still holds Moeller's all-time record in the Discus (178-feet, 2-inches).

Michael continued his excellence at the University of Tennessee. He became the first true freshman to start all 12 games in more than 20 years at UT and was named First Team Freshman All-American. After a red-shirt year in 2001 because of injury, he became the Vols' first two-year team captain since 1924. As a senior, he was a consensus All-American selection - first team by the Associated Press, the American Football Coaches Association and the Walter Camp Foundation.

Michael was also the National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete and earned the Vincent DePaul Draddy Trophy as the nation's Top Scholar-Athlete, accomplished only once before in UT history by Peyton Manning.

Currently, Michael owns his own advertising and marketing agency. Michael and his wife, Emily, live in Maineville with their three sons.

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Michelle Munoz Trenz

Michelle Munoz Trenz
Mason High School
Class of 2001

Greater Cincinnati has been blessed with outstanding female basketball players, and a case could be easily made that Michelle Munoz is one of the best ever.

The daughter of NFL Hall of Famer and former Cincinnati Bengal Anthony Munoz, Michelle is the only player in Greater Cincinnati to be named Ms. Basketball twice. Only three other players in Ohio history have been accorded such an honor. She is the first athlete from Mason High School to be inducted in to the LaRosa's Hall of Fame.

In her prep career, Michelle scored 1,840 points - making her Mason's all-time leading scorer. The Comets compiled a 94-8 record with Michelle on the court, including being the 1999-2000 Ohio Division I state champions and finishing No. 2 in the nation by USA TODAY. She was named the MVP of the 2000 Ohio state tournament.

In addition to being named Ohio's Ms. Basketball in 2000 and 2001, she was also named the Associated Press' Ohio Division I Player of the Year twice, the Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Post Player of the Year twice and the Southwest Ohio Division I Player of the Year two times. She was named a high school All-American by Parade Magazine, USA TODAY and Wendy's. She was ranked No. 37 in the top Ohio Prep Athletes for the decade of 1999-2009 by JJ

A spate of ugly injuries dogged Michelle throughout her collegiate career. She started out at the University of Tennessee, playing for one of the greatest collegiate coaches of all time in Pat Head Summitt. After playing in 27 games for the Vols, Michelle suffered a partially separated shoulder. She transferred to Ohio State. After sitting out the required season and two ankle surgeries, she came back to play in 21 games before suffering a fractured knee in 2003-04. The following year proved her last, as she underwent her third ankle season midway through the season.

Currently, Michelle, and her husband, Luke, live in Mason. They have three children.

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Tad Schroeder

Tad Schroeder
Withrow High School
Class of 1954

One of the finest all-around athletes at Withrow in the early 1950s, Tad Schroeder earned 13 varsity letters in five different sports during his four-year prep career with the Tigers.

Tad earned three varsity letters each in football, basketball, swimming and baseball, and one in track. Keep in mind that both swimming and basketball, track and baseball seasons occur simultaneously.

In football, he was a two-way starter at quarterback and defensive back, as well as the team's punter. But he also reached the state swimming tournament three straight years.

In earning three varsity letters in basketball, he helped lead the Tigers to the 1952 Final Four. While playing baseball at either first or third base for three seasons, he managed to qualify for the state track meet as part of Withrow's relay team.

His varied athletic career continued at the University of Cincinnati, where he lettered in baseball in 1956, football in 1957 and swimming in 1958.

Football, however, proved to be his love. He went on to become the assistant football coach at Army from 1962-66. He became head coach of the United States Coast Guard Academy from 1968-73. When he took over the program, the USCGA was undergoing an 18-game losing streak. He turned the program around, compiling a 29-31 record, including two 8-2 seasons.

Returning to the United State Military Academy in 1973, he worked as the Assistant Director of Athletics in various roles until 1980. He founded his own investment firm through most of the 1980s, and then worked through 2010 as a University Representative for the Collegiate Licensing Company.

Currently retired and living in the East Walnut Hills area, Tad Schroeder and his late wife, Nancy, have three children - Tod, Lee and Hans.

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Ray Kues

Ray Kues
St. Henry, Bishop Brossart, Silver Grove
1983 - Present

With 11 state championships under his belt, Ray Kues has won more state titles than any coach in Kentucky state history.

He has made significant contributions to both boys and girls high school athletics at both St. Henry and Bishop Brossart in coaching both boys and girls cross-country and girls basketball as well as boys golf.

At St. Henry and Bishop Brossart, Ray Kues won the Class A state title in boys cross-country seven times, including three straight years twice (1990-1992 and 1999-2001). At St. Henry, his girls cross-country team won the state four-out-of five straight years from 1986-1990. His boys and girls teams twice finished state runnersup - giving Kues a first or second place finish in the state meet an amazing 15 times.

As a girls basketball coach at St. Henry (1984-1990), Bishop Brossart (1990-2005) and Silver Grove (2005-2009), Kues compiled a 450-231 career record, which ranks third all-time in Northern Kentucky girls' coaching history.

Kues even coached golf for three seasons at St. Henry where his boys team finished undefeated (36-0) in 1990, had two state tournament appearances and finished 9th overall in the state tournament.

His post-season coaching awards have been equally as numerous. Kues has been named Coach of the Year in Cross-Country 11 times. Ray was also named Coach of the Year in basketball three times.

He has been inducted in to the Kentucky State Track and Cross-Country Association Hall of Fame, the Greater Cincinnati Basketball Hall of Fame (2002), the Northern Kentucky Athletic Directors Hall of Fame (2009) and the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame (2009). He was selected by the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches for the Court of Honor (2010) for his career contributions to girls basketball.

Currently, Ray Kues teaches biology and is the assistant coach of the boys cross-country team at Bishop Brossart High School. He and his wife, Jackie, and children live in Melbourne, Kentucky.

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