Class of 1996

martin baumtower

Martin (Skeeter) Baumhower attended Maumee High School from 1955-1959.  He was in track two years, baseball two years, basketball four years, and football four years.  In football he was an offensive/defensive end and was All Conference.

            He attended Defiance College from 1959-1963.  He played football there for four years as a wide receiver and defensive back.  He was 3 years All Conference and All-American (NAIA) 1961 and Team Captain in 1962.  He still holds the pass-receiving record for Defiance College.

            In professional football (1963) he signed with the San Diego Chargers and played wide receiver for the Toledo Tornadoes.

            His football coaching career consists of:

 

  • Princeton High School, Cincinnati, Ohio 1964-1967, Assistant
  • Greenhills High School, Cincinnati, Ohio 1967-1969, Assistant
  • Lakota High School, West Chester, Ohio 1969-1978, Head Football Coach
  • Princeton High School, Cincinnati, Ohio 1980-1985, Assistant
  • Lakota High School, West Chester, Ohio, 1993-, Assistant

 

            He graduated from Maumee High School in 1959, Defiance College with a B.S. in 1963, and Xavier University with a Masters in 1974.

            Skeeter married Deborah Couch in 1963 and they had five children: three girls and two boys.

 

barbara billow

Barbara’s athletic career at Maumee High School consisted of the following highlights:

 

Varsity Basketball

 

1985-86 – Overall 23-1, League 14-0, N.L.L. Champs

·      Regular Season 20-0

·      All-NLL Second Team

·      Senior All Academic Team

·      AP Honorable Mention All-District

·      Attitude/Leadership Award

·      AAA Sectional Champs

·      AAA District Runner-up

Varsity Softball

 

1985-86 – Overall 27-3, League 12-2, N.L.L Second Place

·      ALL NLL First Team

·      AP All-District First Team

·      Senior All Academic Team

·      AAA Sectional Champs

·      AAA District Champs

Varsity Volleyball

 

 1985-86 – Overall 14-7, League 8-6

·      All NLL Second Team

·      Senior All Academic Team

1984-85 – Overall 20-3, League 14-0, N.L.L. Champs

·      Attitude/Leadership Award

·      All NLL Honorable Mention

·      AP Honorable Mention

·      AAA Sectional Champs

1984-85 – Overall 23-5, League 12-2, N.L.L. Second Place

·      All NLL First Team

·      AAA Sectional Champs

·      AAA District Champs

1984-85 Overall 18-7, League 9-7, N.L.L. Third Place

·      AAA Sectional Champs

1983-84 – Overall 16-4, League 12-2, N.L.L Champs

·      All NLL Honorable Mention

1983-84 – Overall 18-3, League 12-2, N.L.L. Champs

·      All NLL First Team

·      AAA Sectional Champs

 
  1982-83 – Overall 14-4, League 11-3, N.L.L. Second Place  

 

 Barb earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication, December 1990 Cum Laude from the University of Toledo and a Master of Arts, Interpersonal and Public Communication in May 1992 from Bowling Green State University.

 

brenda billow

Brenda’s athletic highlights at Maumee High School are:

 

Varsity Basketball

 

1985-86 – Overall 23-1, League 14-0, N.L.L. Champs

·      Regular Season 20-0

·      All-NLL Honorable Mention

·      Senior All Academic Team

·      AP Sectional Team All-District

·      Team’s MVP Award

·      AAA Sectional Champs

·      AAA District Runner-up

 

Varsity Softball

 

1985-86 – Overall 27-3, League 12-2, N.L.L Second Place

·      ALL NLL First Team

·      AP All-District First Team

·      Senior All Academic Team

·      Golden Glove Award

·      AAA Sectional Champs

·      AAA District Champs

 

Varsity Volleyball

 

1985-86 – Overall 14-7, League 8-6

·      All NLL Second Team

·      Senior All Academic Team

1984-85 – Overall 20-3, League 14-0, N.L.L. Champs

·      Attitude/Leadership Award

·      All NLL Second Team

·      AP Honorable Mention All-District

·      AAA Sectional Champs

 

1984-85 – Overall 23-5, League 12-2, N.L.L. Second Place

·      All NLL First Team

·      AAA Sectional Champs

·      AAA District Champs

 

1984-85 Overall 18-7, League 9-7, N.L.L. Third Place

·      AAA Sectional Champs

1983-84 – Overall 16-4, League 12-2, N.L.L Champs

 

1983-84 – Overall 18-3, League 12-2, N.L.L. Champs

·      All NLL First Team

·      AAA Sectional Champs

 

 
  1982-83 – Overall 14-4, League 11-3, N.L.L. Second Place  

 

 Brenda earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in June 1993 and Bachelor of Science in Biology in December of 1990 from Bowling Green State University.

 

Her College Athletic Highlights

  • Bowling Green State University Women’s Softball 1986-1990
  • Mid American Conference Softball Champions 1987
  • Bowling Green State University Student Athlete Award 1990

 

mike kish

Michael attended Maumee High School for three years from 1936 to 1939.  He lettered in track two years, football two years (drop kicked extra point and field goal attempts), and basketball three years.  Under Coach Cliff Conrad, they won 20 basketball games and lost two games.  He was co-captain of the basketball team and made Sectional Basketball Tourney First Team. He qualified for State Basketball Tournament in Columbus and also State Track Tourney, throwing discus at OSU.  He enjoyed fast pitch softball with Maumee Merchants.

            Mike attended Bowling Green State University from 1939 to 1943.  Freshmen could not participate in varsity sports but he won numerals in football.  He lettered in basketball under Coach Paul Landis in 1940-41 and 1941-42 and lettered under Coach Harold Anderson in 1942-43.  They won 20 games and lost 5.  He was Coach Harold Anderson’s first basketball captain at BGSU.  During his senior year, he had approval to coach Webster High School to a 22-win and one loss season.  He graduated from BGSU with a B.S. in Education.

            From 1943-45 he was in the United States Navy and played on St. Mary’s College (California) Naval Pre-Flight basketball team. They won 25 games and lost 0.  Hank Lusetti of his team invented the one hand jump shot so popular today. This team finished #4 in U.S.A. ratings.

            Mike was a teacher/coach at Bryan High School from 1945-47.  Lynn Nicholas, Superintendent, formerly at Maumee High School, hired him.  The basketball team was undefeated during the regular season.

            From 1947-50 he was a teacher/coach at Van Wert High School. The football team won the Western Buckeye League. He helped coach Jim Young, a successful football coach on high school and college level; recently retired from West Point, the U.S. Military Academy.  Mike earned his M.S. in Education form Indian University, Bloomington, Indiana.

            From 1950-58, he was a teacher/coach at Upper Arlington High School, Columbus, Ohio.  He coached golfer Jack Nicklaus for three years in basketball. This team won the Central Buckeye League in 1957 with 16 wins and 4 losses.

            From 1958-62 he was teacher/coach at Otterbein College and 1962-86 the Director of Admissions at Otterbein College and then retired.

            Mike married Eugenia Schwartzbek from Bryan, Ohio in 1946 and they had two sons and one daughter, Jon, Tim, and Kimberly.

 

c. marlowe

While at Maumee High School, Chuck ran track for four years, setting a school record in the pole vault and participating in the record setting mile relay team.  He also played basketball for four years, making the Northern Lakes League All-Conference Team both his junior and senior. Chuck’s four years of football saw him being chosen as the N.L.L. Outstanding Quarterback and league leading punter.

            Chuck attended Ohio University on a football scholarship and was a member of the 1960 National Championship team that went 10-0 and played in the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas.

            After graduating form Ohio University with a Bachelor of Arts, Chuck furthered his education at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree in June 1968.  In 1968-69 he received his residency training in foot and ankle surgery at the Cleveland Foot Clinic and Hospital.  Chuck was given the Outstanding Resident Award, the Gafford ethics Award and first place in the Resident’s Research Thesis.

            After his residency, Chuck returned to Toledo to set up a private practice.  During this time, he established the Podiatric Residency Program at Riverside Hospital and served as its director from 1977 to 1983.  Chuck also served as an officer on the local and state levels of the Ohio Podiatric Medical Association.

            As a member of the Academy of Sports Medicine, he has maintained his interest in sports by serving as a consultant in sports injuries for both Bowling Green State University and the University of Toledo.  He and his wife, Sally, have three children: Jennifer, Allison, and Chip.

 

jack michael

While at Maumee High School, Jack was a four year varsity letterman in baseball and was captain of the baseball team his senior year.  He played every inning but the first two of his freshman year.  In football also he earned four varsity letters, three as a manager and was the extra point kicker as a senior.  In basketball he earned three varsity letters as a team manager.  After high school he played Toledo Federation baseball for 13 years.

            At Bowling Green State University he earned three varsity letters in baseball from 1955-58.  In swimming, Jack also earned three varsity letters from 1956-58.  He placed 20th and 21st at Nationals in 1958 and placed on 1m and 3m all three years and second in 1958.

            Jack served 2 1⁄2 years in the U.S. Army from 1960-62.  He was an Airborne-Ranger with the 1st Infantry Division.  He was All Army in Diving in 1960 and on the Army Olympic Tryout team in 1960 and placed 4th in the World Military Games held in Berlin, Germany.

            He has taught at Erie Mason High School in Erie, Michigan in Health and Physical Education. He was the Outstanding Educator of America in 1970 and was the Athletic Director 14 1⁄2 years from 1978-1992.  Jack’s coaching career consists of the following:

 

Erie Mason High School, Erie Michigan

Swimming 1962-

  • 10 State Class C Championships
  • 12 League Championships
  • 10 Undefeated Teams
  • 368-98-1 Record
  • Monroe County Coach of the Year 7 times
  • 6 State Diving Champions
  • 3 State Swimming Champions
  • 5 All-Americans
  • State Diving Coach of the Year 5 Times
  • State Bruce Harlan Award (Contribution to state Diving)
  • Scholastic Coach Golden Award 1987

 

Football

  • 1962-82 Jr. High (9 undefeated teams)
  • 1983-90 Varsity Asst.
  • State Champions 1987
  • Coached two All-State Backs