10th Annual  Athletic “Wall of Champions” Dinner

Set for October 12 At Pardini’s


The 10th Annual Fresno High Alumni Athletic Wall of Champions Fundraiser Dinner will be held at Pardini’s banquet hall in Fresno on October the 12th.

This year’s list of inductees include the 1969 Valley Championship Warrior Varsity Baseball Team and the 1965 All-American 200 yard Freestyle Swim Relay team consisting of Blair Looney, Dewey Slater, Gary Martin and Bob Hart.

Eight individual ex-warrior athletes, from various sports, will also be honored at the dinner for their exceptional contributions to the legacy of Fresno High sports.

They are:

1957 - Melinda Fairchild - one of the most dominant swimmers in Central California in the 1950’s

1943 - Merle Martin - Outstanding Fresno High and Fresno State hurdler. Coached Golf and Cross-country at FHS

1964 - Dan Robinson - Multi-sport Fresno High athlete. Record setting Fresno State Quarterback

1929 - Carol Maas - Tied the national High school 100 yard dash record (9.8) in 929 West Coast Relays

1956 - George Barstow - Triple Sport Athlete of the Year in 1956

1978 - Keith Gooch - Outstanding FHS running back and defensive back for Fresno State and the British Columbia Lions in the Canadian Pro league.

1961 - Cynny Lynch - 2 Time Valley Champion diver

1962 - Jeff Ring - versatile 3 sport Athlete Football, Basketball, Baseball


The dinner is scheduled for 7:00 PM on Wednesday October 12, at Pardini’s Banquet Hall in Fresno. Tickets are $60 each.