Hall of Fame
Hall Of Fame

THREE SELECTED FOR CLASS OF 2015

A student, administrator and faculty member complete the induction to the Kansas State High School Activities Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Awards will be presented during second semester, 2015, in conjunction with a KSHSAA-sponsored State function/championship or locally, at the inductee's request. The time and location of each induction ceremony will be announced at a later date at www.kshsaa.org.

The Class of 2015 Hall of Fame inductees include:

Alysun Deckert Mike Kastle Errol Logue
Alysun Deckert Mike Kastle Errol Logue

 

ALYSUN DECKERT – STUDENT (Salina-South HS 1980-1984)
Thirty-one years after graduating from Salina-South High School, Alysun Deckert continues to own the Class 5A State Record in the Girls 1600 run (4:58.00) and the Girls 3200 meter run (10:34.20). In addition to her six gold medals on the track, this 4.0 class valedictorian and Governors Scholar student-athlete captured three Class 5A State Cross Country individual gold medals (1981-1983). Deckert continued her running career at Kansas State University, followed by competing in four consecutive Olympic Marathon Trials, and numerous marathons. Deckert created Team Transplant, a comprehensive training/exercise program at the University of Washington Medical Center to promote and improve the health & fitness of patients as well as organ donation awareness. Deckert continues to run and holds many national records in her age division.

MIKE KASTLE – PARSONS, KS – ADMINISTRATOR
Teacher, coach, athletic director, principal, superintendent, league commissioner, athletic official/area supervisor. Mike Kastle was involved in every facet of education. During a remarkable 45 year career in education, his dedication, work ethic and professionalism made a huge impact on the lives of Kansas students statewide. Kastle hosted numerous league and KSHSAA postseason athletic, academic and activity tournaments, served as a KSHSAA registered volleyball official & area supervisor and is credited with starting the Midway USA Volleyball and Basketball Official clinics. His service to KSHSAA member schools is immeasurable (Executive Board, Board of Directors, Appeal Board, Sportsmanship Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, etc.). Honors include NFIOA Volleyball Official of the Year & Section 5 National Contributor; NFHS Kansas Outstanding Service Award.

ERROL LOGUE – LEAVENWORTH, KS - FACULTY
In 1969, Errol Logue started the cross country program at Lansing High School. During his 40 years of coaching track & field and cross country at Lansing High School, Coach Logue’s student athletes secured 31 league titles (Pioneer and Kaw Valley Leagues), 14 Class 4A and 5A KSHSAA regional titles, three KSHSAA Class 4A state championships in cross country, along with numerous top-five finishes. He also coached 19 state champions in track and cross country. In addition to the titles and trophies, Logue will long be remembered for his characteristic “hat” and his passion & enthusiasm to coach young people. He motivated by example, encouraging every athlete to believe they could be the very best. He shaped them into not only great athletes, but also equipped them with qualities for success in life.


The Hall of Fame is housed in the Kansas State High School Activities Association office at 601 SW Commerce Place, Topeka. The Hall of Fame is open Monday –Friday during business hours (directions @ www.kshsaa.org).

The honorees were chosen from nominations reviewed by a selection committee. To be eligible for the Hall of Fame, an individual must have made an unusually outstanding contribution in interschool activities, either as a student with exceptional talent, or as an adult working with youth (such as an activity coach, director or sponsor, an administrator, an official or a contributor). Hall of Fame inductees may no longer be active in the field for which they are nominated (exception: contributor with over 30 years of outstanding service).

Each year schools and communities throughout Kansas submit many nominations of individuals who have made tremendous contributions in the field of interschool activities. Hall of Fame information is available on the KSHSAA website at www.kshsaa.org. Nomination forms are available by contacting the KSHSAA. Nominations to be considered for induction in 2016 must be submitted prior to November 1, 2015.