A look at the members of the Huron Hall of Fame Class of 2009:
MONICA ASHER – Athlete
1999 Huron graduate
Varsity letters – three in basketball; three in volleyball
High school honors – In volleyball, SBC honorable mention as a sophomore and first-team all-league as a junior and senior, first-team district as a junior and senior, third-team All-Ohio as a junior and first-team All-Ohio as a senior; in basketball, on honorable mention all-league list twice.
College – Lettered a freshman and sophomore at Westminster College. Transferred to Bowling Green State University and graduated with a degree in language arts in 2005; working on Masters in administration and supervision at BGSU.
Currently – Has taught the past four years at Huron after a year of teaching in Las Vegas, coached JV volleyball for three years and is the JV girls basketball coach.
SETH DeROSE — Athlete
•1998 Huron graduate
•Varsity letters — four in basketball, four in tennis
•High school honors — four-year starter at point guard, holds all-time Huron assist record (338), honorable mention all league as a sophomore and first-team All-SBC as a junior and senior, first-team SBC, District 6, Northwest District and All-Ohio as a senior as a McDonald’s All-America nominee, led team in both scoring and steals as a senior captain on the last undefeated Huron team; in tennis, was part of four SBC team championships, was second-team SBC as a freshman and sophomore, doubles champions and first-team SBC and district and state qualifier as a junior and senior (with classmate Nate Faust).
ANGELO “PICKLES” LEGANDO — Athlete
•1936 Huron graduate
•Varsity letters — four in basketball, four in track
•High school honors — earned all-county tournament second-team honors as a sophomore and led Huron to back-to-back Erie County championships the next two years; in track, won county titles three of his four years while competing in the javelin, pole vault, long jump, high jump, 100, 220, 440 dashes, low hurdles, 440 relay and mile relay events., set school record in javelin, set Ohio Wesleyan Relay record for Class B schools in the javelin relay, qualified for the state as a senior after placing second in the javelin and third in the pole vault at the district; played for the St. Peter’s Church and Huron Merchants baseball teams; was on local 11-man football team.
•Served in the military before World War II, returned to Huron to work at the Huron coal docks; played semi-pro baseball
•Died in 1985
MIKE SUDSINA — Athlete
•1974 Huron graduate
•Varsity letters — three in football, three in wrestling, two in tennis
•High school honors — senior co-captain in football, two-time first-team SBC on offense, second team SBC on defense as a senior, first-team district as a senior, second-team All-Ohio at linebacker as a senior and honorable mention All-Ohio at center; senior co-captain in wrestling, SBC champion as a senior after finishing second as a sophomore and junior, district runner-up as a senior and fourth as a junior, two-time state qualifier finishing sixth as a junior and fourth as a senior
•College — earned a football scholarship to Capital University and played as a freshman, transferred to Ohio State to wrestle as a freshman and sophomore
•Currently — owns Sudsina and Associates, financial advisors for schools in northern Ohio
CHARLES WILSON — Athlete
•1973 Huron graduate
•Varsity letters — three in football; three in wrestling; two in golf
•High school honors — Senior captain in football, first-team SBC linebacker, all-district and honorable mention All-Ohio; two-time captain in wrestling; three time SBC champion, section and district champion, two-time state qualifier, fifth-place at state meeting in 1973; Outstanding Boy of Class of 1973
•College — Graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University (1977); graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry (1981)
•Currently — Lives in Solon with a private dental practice in Lyndhurst.
MATT WOOSTER — Athlete
•1998 Huron graduate
•Varsity letters — four in tennis; two in golf
•High school honors — three-time SBC singles tennis champion, four-time first-team SBC, three-time Northwest District champion, four-time first-team NW district, four-time state qualifier and three-time second-team All-Ohio, 109-12 career record at No. 1 singles with most wins and highest winning percentage in boys tennis in school history.
•College — Earned a varsity letter in tennis at Western Michigan and at The Ohio State University
•Current — A certified public accountant and senior charted financial analyst at Denali Capital LLC in Oakbrook, Ill.