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Image of 2009.030.135 - Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Dave Olerich of Menlo-Atherton High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 23, 2005.  Plaque includes image of Olerich and a brief biography:  "It wouldn't be an exaggeration to state that Dave Olerich's sterling professional football career happened almost by accident. He didn't play big-time college ball. He was not drafted by the NFL coming out of the University of San Francisco in the 1960's. He originally went to USF to play basketball. A longtime rugby player as well, he got a tryout with the San Francisco 49ers and signed a contract in 1967. He was a tight end and linebacker. He played eight seasons in the NFL and won two more in the World football league."

2009.030.135 - Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Dave Olerich of Menlo-Atherton High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 23, 2005. Plaque includes image of Olerich and a brief biography: "It wouldn't be an exaggeration to state that Dave Olerich's sterling professional football career happened almost by accident. He didn't play big-time college ball. He was not drafted by the NFL coming out of the University of San Francisco in the 1960's. He originally went to USF to play basketball. A longtime rugby player as well, he got a tryout with the San Francisco 49ers and signed a contract in 1967. He was a tight end and linebacker. He played eight seasons in the NFL and won two more in the World football league."

Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Dave Olerich of Menlo-Atherton High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 23, 2005. Plaque includes image of Olerich and a brief biography: "It wouldn't be an exaggeration to state that Dave Olerich's sterling professional football career happened almost by accident. He didn't play big-time college ball. He was not drafted by the NFL coming out of the University of San Francisco in the 1960's. He originally went to USF to play basketball. A longtime rugby player as well, he got a tryout with the San Francisco 49ers and signed a contract in 1967. He was a tight end and linebacker. He played eight seasons in the NFL

Image of 2009.030.160 - Plaque commemorating Tom Scott being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 25, 1995.  Plaque includes image of  Scott and a brief biography:  "Tom Scott, a relatively small, unassuming young man during his first two years at Serra High in San Mateo, exploded onto the prep football scene as a junior in 1967.  /  After that, Scott, at 5-9 in height, was a heralded Northern California star, a super-quick wide receiver and kick-returner who matriculated to the College of San Mateo and the University of Washington.  /  At Washington, he became an all-Pac 8 selection.  His 23-yards-per cathch average in 1972 still stands as a Huskies' all-time record.  He was drafted by the NFL Detroit Lions but opted for another professional venue.  /  In the Canadian Football League, Scott continued to set standards of excellence.  He became the CFL's career reception leader, with 649 catches, 10,837 yeards and 88 touchdowns."

2009.030.160 - Plaque commemorating Tom Scott being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 25, 1995. Plaque includes image of Scott and a brief biography: "Tom Scott, a relatively small, unassuming young man during his first two years at Serra High in San Mateo, exploded onto the prep football scene as a junior in 1967. / After that, Scott, at 5-9 in height, was a heralded Northern California star, a super-quick wide receiver and kick-returner who matriculated to the College of San Mateo and the University of Washington. / At Washington, he became an all-Pac 8 selection. His 23-yards-per cathch average in 1972 still stands as a Huskies' all-time record. He was drafted by the NFL Detroit Lions but opted for another professional venue. / In the Canadian Football League, Scott continued to set standards of excellence. He became the CFL's career reception leader, with 649 catches, 10,837 yeards and 88 touchdowns."

Plaque commemorating Tom Scott being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 25, 1995. Plaque includes image of Scott and a brief biography: "Tom Scott, a relatively small, unassuming young man during his first two years at Serra High in San Mateo, exploded onto the prep football scene as a junior in 1967. / After that, Scott, at 5-9 in height, was a heralded Northern California star, a super-quick wide receiver and kick-returner who matriculated to the College of San Mateo and the University of Washington. / At Washington, he became an all-Pac 8 selection. His 23-yards-per cathch average in 1972 still stands as a Huskies' all-time record. He was drafted by the

Image of 2009.030.001 - Plaque commemorating Bob Adams of El Camino High School and College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 22, 2006.  Plaque includes image of Adams and a brief biography:  "Who would have guessed it?  As a kid growing up in South San Francisco, he was not a physical specimen by any stretch of the imagination.  He was so skinny he quit playing football after his junior year at El Camino High School.  But a transformation began at the College of San Mateo where he blossomed inot a big, strong starting tight end.  He later played for the College of the Pacific.  He then had a productive seven-year NFL career."

2009.030.001 - Plaque commemorating Bob Adams of El Camino High School and College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 22, 2006. Plaque includes image of Adams and a brief biography: "Who would have guessed it? As a kid growing up in South San Francisco, he was not a physical specimen by any stretch of the imagination. He was so skinny he quit playing football after his junior year at El Camino High School. But a transformation began at the College of San Mateo where he blossomed inot a big, strong starting tight end. He later played for the College of the Pacific. He then had a productive seven-year NFL career."

Plaque commemorating Bob Adams of El Camino High School and College of San Mateo being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 22, 2006. Plaque includes image of Adams and a brief biography: "Who would have guessed it? As a kid growing up in South San Francisco, he was not a physical specimen by any stretch of the imagination. He was so skinny he quit playing football after his junior year at El Camino High School. But a transformation began at the College of San Mateo where he blossomed inot a big, strong starting tight end. He later played for the College of the Pacific. He then had a productive seven-year NFL career."

Image of 2009.030.015 - Plaque commemorating Gary Beban being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 17, 1989.  Plaque includes image of Beban and a brief biography:  "Gary Beban, a graduate of Sequoia High School in Redwood City, was a quarterback who became the first San Mateo County recipient of the Heisman Trophy while at UCLA.  Beban led the Bruins to a three-year record of 23-5-2.   In 1966, his UCLA team upset previously unbeaten Michigan State, 14-12, in the Rose Bowl.  He set 12 UCLA records and accumulated 5,358 total yards and 35 rushing touchdowns.  He passed for 23 TDs as well."

2009.030.015 - Plaque commemorating Gary Beban being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 17, 1989. Plaque includes image of Beban and a brief biography: "Gary Beban, a graduate of Sequoia High School in Redwood City, was a quarterback who became the first San Mateo County recipient of the Heisman Trophy while at UCLA. Beban led the Bruins to a three-year record of 23-5-2. In 1966, his UCLA team upset previously unbeaten Michigan State, 14-12, in the Rose Bowl. He set 12 UCLA records and accumulated 5,358 total yards and 35 rushing touchdowns. He passed for 23 TDs as well."

Plaque commemorating Gary Beban being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 17, 1989. Plaque includes image of Beban and a brief biography: "Gary Beban, a graduate of Sequoia High School in Redwood City, was a quarterback who became the first San Mateo County recipient of the Heisman Trophy while at UCLA. Beban led the Bruins to a three-year record of 23-5-2. In 1966, his UCLA team upset previously unbeaten Michigan State, 14-12, in the Rose Bowl. He set 12 UCLA records and accumulated 5,358 total yards and 35 rushing touchdowns. He passed for 23 TDs as well."

Image of 2009.030.016 - Plaque commemorating Ed Berry being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996.  Plaque includes image of Berry and a brief biography"Ed Berry, a Carlmont High alum, is regarded as one of the finest defensive backs ever to play football in San Mateo County.  In 1980 and 1981, he led the Scots to back-to-back South Peninsula Athletic League championships and then matriculated to Utah State where he became an all-league performer.  After two seasons in the NFL, he spent eight years in the Canadian Football League through 1995.  In Toronto, his team won the Grey Cup, symbolic of the CFL crown."

2009.030.016 - Plaque commemorating Ed Berry being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996. Plaque includes image of Berry and a brief biography"Ed Berry, a Carlmont High alum, is regarded as one of the finest defensive backs ever to play football in San Mateo County. In 1980 and 1981, he led the Scots to back-to-back South Peninsula Athletic League championships and then matriculated to Utah State where he became an all-league performer. After two seasons in the NFL, he spent eight years in the Canadian Football League through 1995. In Toronto, his team won the Grey Cup, symbolic of the CFL crown."

Plaque commemorating Ed Berry being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 23, 1996. Plaque includes image of Berry and a brief biography"Ed Berry, a Carlmont High alum, is regarded as one of the finest defensive backs ever to play football in San Mateo County. In 1980 and 1981, he led the Scots to back-to-back South Peninsula Athletic League championships and then matriculated to Utah State where he became an all-league performer. After two seasons in the NFL, he spent eight years in the Canadian Football League through 1995. In Toronto, his team won the Grey Cup, symbolic of the CFL crown."

Image of 2009.030.084 - Plaque commemorating Walt Harris of El Camino High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 5, 2001.  Plaque includes image of Harris and a brief biography:  "Walt Harris is one of the most respected college football coaches in the U.S. An alum of El Camino High School in South San Francisco and College of San Mateo, he is now head coach at the University of Pittsburg. In 1997, he was named Big East Conference Coach of the Year. His 2000 Pitt team recorded a 7-4 record, the school's best mark in 11 seasons. He is a former head coach at the University of the Pacific. As a linebacker at CSM, he was named Player of the Year in the Golden Gate Conference."

2009.030.084 - Plaque commemorating Walt Harris of El Camino High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 5, 2001. Plaque includes image of Harris and a brief biography: "Walt Harris is one of the most respected college football coaches in the U.S. An alum of El Camino High School in South San Francisco and College of San Mateo, he is now head coach at the University of Pittsburg. In 1997, he was named Big East Conference Coach of the Year. His 2000 Pitt team recorded a 7-4 record, the school's best mark in 11 seasons. He is a former head coach at the University of the Pacific. As a linebacker at CSM, he was named Player of the Year in the Golden Gate Conference."

Plaque commemorating Walt Harris of El Camino High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 5, 2001. Plaque includes image of Harris and a brief biography: "Walt Harris is one of the most respected college football coaches in the U.S. An alum of El Camino High School in South San Francisco and College of San Mateo, he is now head coach at the University of Pittsburg. In 1997, he was named Big East Conference Coach of the Year. His 2000 Pitt team recorded a 7-4 record, the school's best mark in 11 seasons. He is a former head coach at the University of the Pacific. As a linebacker at CSM, he was named Player of the Year in the Golden Gate Conference."

Image of 2009.030.020 - Plaque commemorating Barry Bonds of Serra High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992.  Plaque includes image of Bonds and a brief biography:  "Barry Bonds is one of the finest baseball players in Serra High School and San Mateo County history.  Bonds, who played football and basketball, hit 22 home runs during his prep career and carried a .405 batting average.  In three years at Arizona State University, Bonds hit .347 with 45 home runs and 175 RBIs.  He was named to the all-Pac-10 team all three seasons.  As a sophomore, he had seven straight hits in the college World Series.  With the major league Pittsburgh Pirates, he was the National League's most valuable player in 1990 when he hit .301 with 33 homers, 114 RBIs 104 runs scored and 52 stolen bases."

2009.030.020 - Plaque commemorating Barry Bonds of Serra High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992. Plaque includes image of Bonds and a brief biography: "Barry Bonds is one of the finest baseball players in Serra High School and San Mateo County history. Bonds, who played football and basketball, hit 22 home runs during his prep career and carried a .405 batting average. In three years at Arizona State University, Bonds hit .347 with 45 home runs and 175 RBIs. He was named to the all-Pac-10 team all three seasons. As a sophomore, he had seven straight hits in the college World Series. With the major league Pittsburgh Pirates, he was the National League's most valuable player in 1990 when he hit .301 with 33 homers, 114 RBIs 104 runs scored and 52 stolen bases."

Plaque commemorating Barry Bonds of Serra High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992. Plaque includes image of Bonds and a brief biography: "Barry Bonds is one of the finest baseball players in Serra High School and San Mateo County history. Bonds, who played football and basketball, hit 22 home runs during his prep career and carried a .405 batting average. In three years at Arizona State University, Bonds hit .347 with 45 home runs and 175 RBIs. He was named to the all-Pac-10 team all three seasons. As a sophomore, he had seven straight hits in the college World Series. With the major league Pittsburgh Pirates, he was the National League'

Image of 2009.030.023 - Plaque commemorating Tom Brady of Serra High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 10, 2003.  Plaque includes image of Brady and a brief biography:  "Persistence and belief in himself.  That sums up the brilliant football career of Tom Brady.  After attending Serra High School, he went to Michigan where he blossomed in his final two years.  As a starting quarterback, he passed for 5,351 yards and 35 touchdowns as his team went 20-5 and won the Orange Bowl crown.  In 2001, he took over as the starting New England QB well into the NFL season and guided the Patriots to a shocking Super Bowl victory.  He was the game's MVP."

2009.030.023 - Plaque commemorating Tom Brady of Serra High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 10, 2003. Plaque includes image of Brady and a brief biography: "Persistence and belief in himself. That sums up the brilliant football career of Tom Brady. After attending Serra High School, he went to Michigan where he blossomed in his final two years. As a starting quarterback, he passed for 5,351 yards and 35 touchdowns as his team went 20-5 and won the Orange Bowl crown. In 2001, he took over as the starting New England QB well into the NFL season and guided the Patriots to a shocking Super Bowl victory. He was the game's MVP."

Plaque commemorating Tom Brady of Serra High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 10, 2003. Plaque includes image of Brady and a brief biography: "Persistence and belief in himself. That sums up the brilliant football career of Tom Brady. After attending Serra High School, he went to Michigan where he blossomed in his final two years. As a starting quarterback, he passed for 5,351 yards and 35 touchdowns as his team went 20-5 and won the Orange Bowl crown. In 2001, he took over as the starting New England QB well into the NFL season and guided the Patriots to a shocking Super Bowl victory. He was the game's MVP."

Image of 2009.030.029 - Plaque commemorating Don Bunce of Woodside High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992.  Plaque includes image of Bunce and a brief biography:  "Don Bunce, a graduate of Woodside High School, was the Peninsula's Athlete of the Year in 1967.  An all-around sports star at  Woodside, he bacame one of the outstanding prep quarterbacks in the Bay Area by his senior football season.  He decided to attend Stanford University, just down the road from his Ladera home.  He had to wait for his turn because eventual Heisman Trophy winner Jim Plunkett was ahead of him.  Bunce got his chance to direct Stanford's offense in 1971.  He led the Indians to the Pac-8 football championship.  In the 1972 Rose Bowl, Bunce ran the Stanford show in a 13-12 Stanford upset over top-rated Michigan."

2009.030.029 - Plaque commemorating Don Bunce of Woodside High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992. Plaque includes image of Bunce and a brief biography: "Don Bunce, a graduate of Woodside High School, was the Peninsula's Athlete of the Year in 1967. An all-around sports star at Woodside, he bacame one of the outstanding prep quarterbacks in the Bay Area by his senior football season. He decided to attend Stanford University, just down the road from his Ladera home. He had to wait for his turn because eventual Heisman Trophy winner Jim Plunkett was ahead of him. Bunce got his chance to direct Stanford's offense in 1971. He led the Indians to the Pac-8 football championship. In the 1972 Rose Bowl, Bunce ran the Stanford show in a 13-12 Stanford upset over top-rated Michigan."

Plaque commemorating Don Bunce of Woodside High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992. Plaque includes image of Bunce and a brief biography: "Don Bunce, a graduate of Woodside High School, was the Peninsula's Athlete of the Year in 1967. An all-around sports star at Woodside, he bacame one of the outstanding prep quarterbacks in the Bay Area by his senior football season. He decided to attend Stanford University, just down the road from his Ladera home. He had to wait for his turn because eventual Heisman Trophy winner Jim Plunkett was ahead of him. Bunce got his chance to direct Stanford's offense in 1971. He led the Indians to the Pac-8

Image of 2009.030.031 - Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Bill Byrne of Terra Nova High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 7, 2000.  Plaque includes image of  Byrne and a brief biography"Bill Byrne threw his first touchdown pass as a freshman in 1978 at Terra Nova High School in Pacifica. He wound up his prep career by leading the Tigers to an unbeaten season in 1981. He was the North Peninsula League player of the year. Later, at the U.S. Naval Academy, he broke 15 school records, including most completions, most yards passing, and most touchdowns in a single game. When he graduated from the academy, he ranked fifth in career passing. He was sixth in total offense."

2009.030.031 - Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Bill Byrne of Terra Nova High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 7, 2000. Plaque includes image of Byrne and a brief biography"Bill Byrne threw his first touchdown pass as a freshman in 1978 at Terra Nova High School in Pacifica. He wound up his prep career by leading the Tigers to an unbeaten season in 1981. He was the North Peninsula League player of the year. Later, at the U.S. Naval Academy, he broke 15 school records, including most completions, most yards passing, and most touchdowns in a single game. When he graduated from the academy, he ranked fifth in career passing. He was sixth in total offense."

Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Bill Byrne of Terra Nova High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 7, 2000. Plaque includes image of Byrne and a brief biography"Bill Byrne threw his first touchdown pass as a freshman in 1978 at Terra Nova High School in Pacifica. He wound up his prep career by leading the Tigers to an unbeaten season in 1981. He was the North Peninsula League player of the year. Later, at the U.S. Naval Academy, he broke 15 school records, including most completions, most yards passing, and most touchdowns in a single game. When he graduated from the academy, he ranked fifth in career passing. He was sixth in total offense."

Image of 2009.030.034 - Plaque commemorating Reggie Camp of Jefferson High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 18, 1993.  Plaque includes image of Camp and a brief biography:  "At Daly City's Jefferson High, Reggie Camp could never have envisioned what lay ahead for him in the violent world of football.  During his first three seasons at the North County school, losing was the program's hallmark.  But, in his senior year, the Indians nearly won the North Peninsula League title.
Camp, an unrelenting, aggressive defensive lineman, went from Jeff to the University of California at Berkeley and then to the National Football League, playing as a defensive lineman for the Cleveland Browns, the Houston Oilers and the Atlanta Falcons.  He was a third-round draft selection for the Browns."

2009.030.034 - Plaque commemorating Reggie Camp of Jefferson High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 18, 1993. Plaque includes image of Camp and a brief biography: "At Daly City's Jefferson High, Reggie Camp could never have envisioned what lay ahead for him in the violent world of football. During his first three seasons at the North County school, losing was the program's hallmark. But, in his senior year, the Indians nearly won the North Peninsula League title. Camp, an unrelenting, aggressive defensive lineman, went from Jeff to the University of California at Berkeley and then to the National Football League, playing as a defensive lineman for the Cleveland Browns, the Houston Oilers and the Atlanta Falcons. He was a third-round draft selection for the Browns."

Plaque commemorating Reggie Camp of Jefferson High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 18, 1993. Plaque includes image of Camp and a brief biography: "At Daly City's Jefferson High, Reggie Camp could never have envisioned what lay ahead for him in the violent world of football. During his first three seasons at the North County school, losing was the program's hallmark. But, in his senior year, the Indians nearly won the North Peninsula League title. Camp, an unrelenting, aggressive defensive lineman, went from Jeff to the University of California at Berkeley and then to the National Football League, playing as a defensive lineman for the Cleveland

Image of 2009.030.035 - Plaque commemorating Len Casanova being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992.  Plaque includes image of  Casanova and a brief biography:  "Len Casanova got his coaching start at Sequoia High School in Redwood City where he led the Sequoia Cherokees to the Peninsula League football title in 1935.  He later coached the Santa Clara University football team to victory in the 1949 Sugar Bowl.  At the University of Oregon, his 1957 football team won the Rose Bowl.  His Oregon teams also appeared in the 1960 Liberty Bowl and the 1963 Sun Bowl.  His collegiate coaching career spanned 21 seasons and included assignments in three East-West Shrine football games, two Hula Bowl contests and an All-American game.  At Oregon, the Casanova Athletic Center has been named in his honor."

2009.030.035 - Plaque commemorating Len Casanova being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992. Plaque includes image of Casanova and a brief biography: "Len Casanova got his coaching start at Sequoia High School in Redwood City where he led the Sequoia Cherokees to the Peninsula League football title in 1935. He later coached the Santa Clara University football team to victory in the 1949 Sugar Bowl. At the University of Oregon, his 1957 football team won the Rose Bowl. His Oregon teams also appeared in the 1960 Liberty Bowl and the 1963 Sun Bowl. His collegiate coaching career spanned 21 seasons and included assignments in three East-West Shrine football games, two Hula Bowl contests and an All-American game. At Oregon, the Casanova Athletic Center has been named in his honor."

Plaque commemorating Len Casanova being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992. Plaque includes image of Casanova and a brief biography: "Len Casanova got his coaching start at Sequoia High School in Redwood City where he led the Sequoia Cherokees to the Peninsula League football title in 1935. He later coached the Santa Clara University football team to victory in the 1949 Sugar Bowl. At the University of Oregon, his 1957 football team won the Rose Bowl. His Oregon teams also appeared in the 1960 Liberty Bowl and the 1963 Sun Bowl. His collegiate coaching career spanned 21 seasons and included assignments in three East-West Shrine football games, two Hu

Image of 2009.030.036 - Plaque commemorating John Casselli of Serra High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 4, 2002.  Plaque includes image of Caselli and a brief biography:  "As a three-sport star at Serra in the 1970s, John Caselli was a marked man in the West Catholic Athletic League. He was a focus of opponents' attention in football, basketball, and baseball. He caught 16 TD passes in 1974 for the Padres. That is a single-season Serra record. He had 87 career pass receptions as well. He scored 843 career basketball points. Later at UC- Berkeley, he was a three-year starter on the Bears' basketball team. He played basketball for one season in Europe."

2009.030.036 - Plaque commemorating John Casselli of Serra High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 4, 2002. Plaque includes image of Caselli and a brief biography: "As a three-sport star at Serra in the 1970s, John Caselli was a marked man in the West Catholic Athletic League. He was a focus of opponents' attention in football, basketball, and baseball. He caught 16 TD passes in 1974 for the Padres. That is a single-season Serra record. He had 87 career pass receptions as well. He scored 843 career basketball points. Later at UC- Berkeley, he was a three-year starter on the Bears' basketball team. He played basketball for one season in Europe."

Plaque commemorating John Casselli of Serra High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 4, 2002. Plaque includes image of Caselli and a brief biography: "As a three-sport star at Serra in the 1970s, John Caselli was a marked man in the West Catholic Athletic League. He was a focus of opponents' attention in football, basketball, and baseball. He caught 16 TD passes in 1974 for the Padres. That is a single-season Serra record. He had 87 career pass receptions as well. He scored 843 career basketball points. Later at UC- Berkeley, he was a three-year starter on the Bears' basketball team. He played basketball for one season in Europe."

Image of 2009.030.066 - Plaque commemorating Jesse Freitas Sr. and Jesse Freitas Jr.  being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 25, 1995.  Plaque includes image of  Freitas' and a brief biography:  "Jesse Freitas and his oldest son, Jesse, helped to put the Serra High football program on the California map in a big way in the late 1960s.  Young Jesse threw for 45 touchdowns and 3,802 yards in two years, helping the Pdres to a 17-2 record.  The 1968 team, ranked No. 1 in Northern California, averaged more than 36 points per game and featured three future pro-players: Lynn Swann, Tom Scott and the young Freitas, who later led the nation in passing at San Diego State.  The elder Freitas, an ex-NFL quarterback himself, accumulated an overall 101-49-3 record at the San Mateo Catholic boys' school, with seven varsity league football titles."

2009.030.066 - Plaque commemorating Jesse Freitas Sr. and Jesse Freitas Jr. being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 25, 1995. Plaque includes image of Freitas' and a brief biography: "Jesse Freitas and his oldest son, Jesse, helped to put the Serra High football program on the California map in a big way in the late 1960s. Young Jesse threw for 45 touchdowns and 3,802 yards in two years, helping the Pdres to a 17-2 record. The 1968 team, ranked No. 1 in Northern California, averaged more than 36 points per game and featured three future pro-players: Lynn Swann, Tom Scott and the young Freitas, who later led the nation in passing at San Diego State. The elder Freitas, an ex-NFL quarterback himself, accumulated an overall 101-49-3 record at the San Mateo Catholic boys' school, with seven varsity league football titles."

Plaque commemorating Jesse Freitas Sr. and Jesse Freitas Jr. being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 25, 1995. Plaque includes image of Freitas' and a brief biography: "Jesse Freitas and his oldest son, Jesse, helped to put the Serra High football program on the California map in a big way in the late 1960s. Young Jesse threw for 45 touchdowns and 3,802 yards in two years, helping the Pdres to a 17-2 record. The 1968 team, ranked No. 1 in Northern California, averaged more than 36 points per game and featured three future pro-players: Lynn Swann, Tom Scott and the young Freitas, who later led the nation in passing at San Diego State. The elder Freitas, an ex

Image of 2009.030.043 - Plaque commemorating Tony Compagno inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 28, 1991.  Plaque includes image of  Compagno and a brief biography:  "Tony Compagno was the first athlete inducted into the Jefferson High School Sports Hall of Fame when it opened.  He was a slashing runner who starred in high school, college and the professional ranks.  After graduating from Jefferson, he attended St Mary's College where he was a standout for the Gaels in classic battles with Fordham University.  His college feats gained him a berth on the East-West Shrine football team in 1942.  After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, Compagno became a starting fullback for the Pittsburgh Steelers.  He played offense and defense for the Steelers from 1945 to 1949.  In one memorable game in 1947, he was one of a trio of Steelers to score a touchdown in a period of 108 seconds against the New York Giants.  He retired from professional football in 1950 and assisted with high school sports as an official until his death at the age of 50."

2009.030.043 - Plaque commemorating Tony Compagno inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 28, 1991. Plaque includes image of Compagno and a brief biography: "Tony Compagno was the first athlete inducted into the Jefferson High School Sports Hall of Fame when it opened. He was a slashing runner who starred in high school, college and the professional ranks. After graduating from Jefferson, he attended St Mary's College where he was a standout for the Gaels in classic battles with Fordham University. His college feats gained him a berth on the East-West Shrine football team in 1942. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, Compagno became a starting fullback for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played offense and defense for the Steelers from 1945 to 1949. In one memorable game in 1947, he was one of a trio of Steelers to score a touchdown in a period of 108 seconds against the New York Giants. He retired from professional football in 1950 and assisted with high school sports as an official until his death at the age of 50."

Plaque commemorating Tony Compagno inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 28, 1991. Plaque includes image of Compagno and a brief biography: "Tony Compagno was the first athlete inducted into the Jefferson High School Sports Hall of Fame when it opened. He was a slashing runner who starred in high school, college and the professional ranks. After graduating from Jefferson, he attended St Mary's College where he was a standout for the Gaels in classic battles with Fordham University. His college feats gained him a berth on the East-West Shrine football team in 1942. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, Compagno became a starting fullback for the Pit

Image of 2009.030.046 - Plaque commemorating Clyde Conner of South San Francisco High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992.  Plaque includes image of Conner and a brief biography:  "Clyde Conner is an alumnus of South San Francisco High School and the College of San Mateo.  He may be unique in the annals of San Mateo County high school and community college athletics.  Primarily a basketball player during those formative years, Conner only dabbled in Football, playing the sport in his senior year at SSF.  He played only basketball during his one year at CSM.  As a transfer at College of the Pacific, Conner was, again, a basketball star.  But he went out for football in his senior year.  He then was spotted by the Forty-Niners of the NFL, made the professional team as a walk-on and wound up leading the club in receiving on several occasions.  Conner played eight seasons for the San Francisco club."

2009.030.046 - Plaque commemorating Clyde Conner of South San Francisco High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992. Plaque includes image of Conner and a brief biography: "Clyde Conner is an alumnus of South San Francisco High School and the College of San Mateo. He may be unique in the annals of San Mateo County high school and community college athletics. Primarily a basketball player during those formative years, Conner only dabbled in Football, playing the sport in his senior year at SSF. He played only basketball during his one year at CSM. As a transfer at College of the Pacific, Conner was, again, a basketball star. But he went out for football in his senior year. He then was spotted by the Forty-Niners of the NFL, made the professional team as a walk-on and wound up leading the club in receiving on several occasions. Conner played eight seasons for the San Francisco club."

Plaque commemorating Clyde Conner of South San Francisco High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 19, 1992. Plaque includes image of Conner and a brief biography: "Clyde Conner is an alumnus of South San Francisco High School and the College of San Mateo. He may be unique in the annals of San Mateo County high school and community college athletics. Primarily a basketball player during those formative years, Conner only dabbled in Football, playing the sport in his senior year at SSF. He played only basketball during his one year at CSM. As a transfer at College of the Pacific, Conner was, again, a basketball star. But he went out for football in

Image of 2009.030.052 - Plaque commemorating Ray Dejong of South San Francisco High being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 31, 1994.  Plaque includes image of Dejong and a brief biography:  "Ray DeJong coached at South San Francisco High School for nearly four decades, including 28 years as varsity head coach.  In his 35 seasons as a grid coach for the Warriors from 1950 to 1985--including seven with the frosh-soph--his teams had a 154-94-8 record in 28 varsity seasons.  His teams also collected nine league titles, a 29-game winning streak int he mid-'60s and three undefeated seasons.  He was also a starting lineman for two undefeated Berkeley teams under Pappy Waldorf in 1948 and '49, and he played in two Rose Bowls."

2009.030.052 - Plaque commemorating Ray Dejong of South San Francisco High being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 31, 1994. Plaque includes image of Dejong and a brief biography: "Ray DeJong coached at South San Francisco High School for nearly four decades, including 28 years as varsity head coach. In his 35 seasons as a grid coach for the Warriors from 1950 to 1985--including seven with the frosh-soph--his teams had a 154-94-8 record in 28 varsity seasons. His teams also collected nine league titles, a 29-game winning streak int he mid-'60s and three undefeated seasons. He was also a starting lineman for two undefeated Berkeley teams under Pappy Waldorf in 1948 and '49, and he played in two Rose Bowls."

Plaque commemorating Ray Dejong of South San Francisco High being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 31, 1994. Plaque includes image of Dejong and a brief biography: "Ray DeJong coached at South San Francisco High School for nearly four decades, including 28 years as varsity head coach. In his 35 seasons as a grid coach for the Warriors from 1950 to 1985--including seven with the frosh-soph--his teams had a 154-94-8 record in 28 varsity seasons. His teams also collected nine league titles, a 29-game winning streak int he mid-'60s and three undefeated seasons. He was also a starting lineman for two undefeated Berkeley teams under Pappy Waldorf in 1948 and '49, a

Image of 2009.030.055 - Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Clyde Devine of Burlingame High School and Sequoia High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 23, 2005.  Plaque includes image of Devine and a brief biography:  "There may not have been a more flamboyant San Mateo County athlete or coach than Clyde Devine. At 6-6 iin height, he was an out-sized presence on the football field and later on the sidelines. At Oregon State University, he excelled as a linemen. He continued his career as a coach at Sequoia High School. He created the Clyde Devine Swim School, which was a Peninsula fixture from 1949 to 1976. From 1963 to 1972, he was Stanford University's diving coach. He also was a referee in the American Football League."  Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.

2009.030.055 - Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Clyde Devine of Burlingame High School and Sequoia High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 23, 2005. Plaque includes image of Devine and a brief biography: "There may not have been a more flamboyant San Mateo County athlete or coach than Clyde Devine. At 6-6 iin height, he was an out-sized presence on the football field and later on the sidelines. At Oregon State University, he excelled as a linemen. He continued his career as a coach at Sequoia High School. He created the Clyde Devine Swim School, which was a Peninsula fixture from 1949 to 1976. From 1963 to 1972, he was Stanford University's diving coach. He also was a referee in the American Football League." Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.

Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Clyde Devine of Burlingame High School and Sequoia High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 23, 2005. Plaque includes image of Devine and a brief biography: "There may not have been a more flamboyant San Mateo County athlete or coach than Clyde Devine. At 6-6 iin height, he was an out-sized presence on the football field and later on the sidelines. At Oregon State University, he excelled as a linemen. He continued his career as a coach at Sequoia High School. He created the Clyde Devine Swim School, which was a Peninsula fixture from 1949 to 1976. From 1963 to 1972, he was Stanford University's diving coach. He

Image of 2009.030.059 - Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Alonzo Emery of San Mateo High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 3, 1998.  Plaque includes image of  Emery and a brief biography:  "Alonzo Emery was a brilliant football running back at San Mateo High School in the late 1960's.  He led the Bearcats to Bay Area prominence.  In his senior season, he was the second leading running back in Northern California, with 1,552 yards and 19 touchdowns.  He was also a state-caliber track and field athlete, with a 9.7 time in the 100-yard dash.  At Arizona State University, his football teams went to a bowl game every year and won each time.  He later played in the World Football League."

2009.030.059 - Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Alonzo Emery of San Mateo High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 3, 1998. Plaque includes image of Emery and a brief biography: "Alonzo Emery was a brilliant football running back at San Mateo High School in the late 1960's. He led the Bearcats to Bay Area prominence. In his senior season, he was the second leading running back in Northern California, with 1,552 yards and 19 touchdowns. He was also a state-caliber track and field athlete, with a 9.7 time in the 100-yard dash. At Arizona State University, his football teams went to a bowl game every year and won each time. He later played in the World Football League."

Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating Alonzo Emery of San Mateo High School who was inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 3, 1998. Plaque includes image of Emery and a brief biography: "Alonzo Emery was a brilliant football running back at San Mateo High School in the late 1960's. He led the Bearcats to Bay Area prominence. In his senior season, he was the second leading running back in Northern California, with 1,552 yards and 19 touchdowns. He was also a state-caliber track and field athlete, with a 9.7 time in the 100-yard dash. At Arizona State University, his football teams went to a bowl game every year and won each time. He later played in the World Foo

Image of 2009.030.062 - Plaque commemorating Joe Fena of Serra High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 10, 2003.  Plaque includes image of Fena and a brief biography:  "His nickname was the 'Toy Tank.'  Joe Fena, a compact 5-8, 200-pound bull of a fullback on San Mateo High School's storied 1926 state championship football team, was a force to be reckoned with.  He went on to play for Denver University as a lineman and punter.  He did the same thing playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers of the All-American Football Conference, one of the precursors of today's NFL.  He was one of the first San Mateo County athletes to play professional football."

2009.030.062 - Plaque commemorating Joe Fena of Serra High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 10, 2003. Plaque includes image of Fena and a brief biography: "His nickname was the 'Toy Tank.' Joe Fena, a compact 5-8, 200-pound bull of a fullback on San Mateo High School's storied 1926 state championship football team, was a force to be reckoned with. He went on to play for Denver University as a lineman and punter. He did the same thing playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers of the All-American Football Conference, one of the precursors of today's NFL. He was one of the first San Mateo County athletes to play professional football."

Plaque commemorating Joe Fena of Serra High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on June 10, 2003. Plaque includes image of Fena and a brief biography: "His nickname was the 'Toy Tank.' Joe Fena, a compact 5-8, 200-pound bull of a fullback on San Mateo High School's storied 1926 state championship football team, was a force to be reckoned with. He went on to play for Denver University as a lineman and punter. He did the same thing playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers of the All-American Football Conference, one of the precursors of today's NFL. He was one of the first San Mateo County athletes to play professional football."