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Jackie (Johnson) Fuchs inducted in 2016

Jackie (Johnson) Fuchs (Class of 1978) was a pioneer in Upsala girls’ athletics. As an eighth grader, she was a starter on the first volleyball team and a year later joined the inaugural girls’ basketball squad.

In all, she was a five-year starter in volleyball and a four-year starter in basketball, earning multiple All Conference awards in both sports and a team MVP in basketball.

An all-around player in volleyball, Fuchs excelled as a server. In her most memorable match, she served out all eighteen points in a row. In basketball, Fuchs became the first Upsala girl to score 1000 points, and that in an age before the three-point line and when a boys’ size ball was used. She later returned to Upsala High School in the 1980’s, taking over as the Head Coach for volleyball and Assistant Coach in basketball.

 

 

Hall of Fame Members

1957 Football Team

Jackie (Johnson) Fuchs

David Holmen

Carol Lampert

Darren Lange

Paula Lange

Stanley Nordin

Kristi Pangrac

Ken Solarz

Ralph Soltis

Bob Soltis

Neal Swanson

 

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Upsala is seeking nominations for our next Hall of Fame inductions.  People are encouraged to nominate individuals who have excelled as an Athlete, Coach or a contributing member of the school.  
The nomination form may be filled out online or with a paper form above. Please contact Mark Herbes, Athletic Director with questions. Deadline for Hall of Fame nominations is December 15.

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