Warsaw, IN – History will be made and remembered at the 3rd Annual ‘We Are Tigers’ Dinner and Auction on Thursday, February 24 at the Lake Winona Heritage Hall. The first-ever Warsaw Athletics Hall of Fame induction class will take place towards the end of the evening. This class includes 10 individual state champions and one team state champion. The first class, as voted by the Warsaw Hall of Fame committee, is the class of 2021, the year of their state championship.

Donald Stamats – 1921 – 440 yards (53.8)

Robert Chambers – 1937 – Thousand (4:38.2)

Dave Burke – 1951 – High Jump (6’1 3/4″)

Max Truex – 1954 – Boys track and field mile. State Champion (4:20)

Olympian at Mile 1960 Rome

Larry Ruch – 1959 – Pole Vault (13’0)

Dick Fancil – 1961 – Pole Vault (12’9″)

Ted Pinnick – 1974 145-pound state champion wrestler

Henry Ford – 1979 state champion wrestler 140 lbs

Scott Hutchinson – 1981 state champion wrestler 98 lbs

Troy Furnivall – 1982 State Champion in the 400. (47.83)

National Indoor Champion

Women’s Basketball Team of 1976 – The very first state women’s basketball champions

An online auction will take place during the days leading up to the event, and silent and traditional auctions will take place during the event itself. Auction items were contributed by Tiger teams and community members, and include travel, dining and other unique experiences. Tickets are $40 per person and $300 for tables of eight. To purchase tickets and register, preview auction items, and get more information about the event, go to www.warsaw-tigers.com and click on the “auction logo in line” at the top of the home page. For questions, contact Athletic Director Matt Binkerd at 574-267-3162 or email: [email protected]