Ada-Borup-West Hall of Fame Inducting Inaugural Class this Weekend
Ada, MN — This weekend, the Ada-Borup-West Hall of Fame Committee will induct their inaugural class for the Ada-Borup-West Hall of Fame. Inductees will be honored during halftime of Friday’s Homecoming Football game and during a special ceremony Saturday afternoon at the Ada-Borup-West School. Inductees include prestigious alumni, teachers, supporters, and even a few of the legendary teams. One of those being inducted is former professional baseball player and current Colorado Rockies Hitting Coach Darin Everson. Everson graduated from Ada-Borup in 1989 and has made a career out of baseball ever since.
Also being inducted are former teacher and coach Judy Peterson, alumni and supporter Delford “Punk” Johnson, coach Les Dreschel, teacher Dan Ruoff, alumni and accomplished athlete Sherman Moe, and longtime broadcaster of Ada-Borup West activities Jim Birkemeyer.
And its not just notable names being inducted, but some notable teams as well, including the 1962 Ada Vikings Boys Basketball team and the 2008 Ada-Borup Girls Basketball Team. Nicole Smart, now Nicole Haugen was one of the stars of the 2008 team, which was the first team in Ada-Borup history to win a state title in any sport. The most notable moment in the state tournament run was the section championship game against Hancock, where Smart, the team’s leading scorer, had to not only overcome the flu but also beat one of the state’s best teams.
The Ada-Borup-West Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place this Saturday at 1pm. Listen for interviews with members of the inaugural class and representatives from their family throughout the day this Friday on 106.5 KRJB and Saturday morning. The full broadcast schedule can be found below
Ada Borup West Hall of Fame Interview Schedule
Friday 10:40am – Delford “Punk” Johnson (Daughter Claire Deggerness)
Friday 11:10am – Dan Rouoff (Daughter Kathy Rouoff)
Friday 11:40am – Ada Borup Girls Basketball 2008 HC Dave Smart
Friday 1:10pm – Darin Everson
Friday 1:45pm – Judy Peterson (Jeremy Peterson her Nephew)
Friday 2:10pm – Les Dreschel (Son Jon Dreschel)
Friday 2:40pm – Jim Birkemeyer
Friday 3:40pm – Sherman Moe (Son Doug Moe)
Friday 4:10pm – Ada Borup 1962 Boys Basketball Team (Dean Boyer)
Friday 4:40pm – Ada Borup 1962 Boys Basketball Team (Herb Hasz)
Saturday 9-25 11:30am – Ada Borup 08 Girls Basketball Team Nicole Smart Haugen
Saturday 11:45am – Ada Borup 1962 Boys Basketball Team Louie Kappes