• Oxford Area High School Sports Wall of Fame Class of 2019

    Oxford Area High School held the 19th annual Sports Wall of Fame Induction on October 14, honoring outstanding student-athletes from throughout the history of OAHS sports. Each inductee received a commemorative plate from Lancaster County Redware courtesy of Shirley Hess, and a photograph of the group will be permanently displayed in the high school. Prior to the induction ceremony, a permanent plaque honoring the late Kenneth Howett, longtime teacher and athletic director and a founder of the Sports Wall of Fame program, was unveiled on the wall of the high school gymnasium.

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    Pictured at the unveiling of a permanent plaque honoring the late Ken Howett, longtime Oxford Area High School teacher and athletic director, are (from left) Athletic Director Michael Price, Superintendent of Schools David Woods, Mr. Howett's son Mike, Mr. Howett's wife Cookie, former athletic director Rich Frampton and former high school principal Ken Woodward, host of the Wall of Fame Induction.

    Since its establishment in 2001, the high school has held a reception and induction ceremony each fall which is free and open to the community.

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    Pictured from left are 2019 Sports Wall of Fame inductees Dale Edwards, Michael Draper representing his father Richard "Bud" Draper, Meredith Henry Musselman, Clyde Prigg and Stacey Pinno Maurer.

     Rihcard "Bud" Draper, Class of 1953


    Michael Draper with Sports Wall of Fame hosts Roberta McManus and Ken Woodward

    The late Mr. Draper compiled 13 varsity letters while competing in track, basketball, soccer and baseball. He is the third member of the Class of 1953 to be inducted to the Sports Wall of Fame.

    After high school, Mr. Draper joined the U.S. Air Force and served around the United States and the world. While in the service, he was a standout in baseball, softball, basketball, boxing and volleyball. 

    Mr. Draper retired from the Air Force after 20 years and settled in San Antonio, Texas. There he became an official in several sports at the high school and collegiate levels.

    Clyde Prigg, Class of 1970


    Mr. Prigg was an outstanding wrestler and a standout in cross-country and track & field events, earning 11 letters. As a sophomore, he won the two-mile run at the Southern Chester County League meet.

    Mr. Prigg transitioned to sprinting events as a junior, and placed second at the district event in the low hurdles competition. He held the school record in this event with a time of 19.9 seconds, and was named Track Athlete of the Year in 1970.

    Mr. Prigg was also a versatile wrestler, competing in the 103-pound weight class as a freshman and reaching the 127-pound weight class his senior year. He was a member of several championship teams and was undefeated in the Southern Chester County League during his junior year. 

    Dale Edwards, Class of 1974


    Mr. Edwards achieved many high points during his time competing as a wrestler. During his sophomore season in 1972, he compiled a 14-5-1 record, becoming the first Oxford wrestler to reach the district tournament.

    In his junior season, Mr. Edwards improved to 19-2, which was a school record at the time. He won the league championship in his weight class during that season and was named team MVP.

    More achievements for Mr. Edwards came during his senior season, when he compiled a 23-4 record and captured another league championship. He went on to become a sectional and district champion. He qualified for the state tournament where he earned a fourth place medal, the highest finish ever for a Southern Chester County League wrestler at that time.

    Mr. Edwards finished his career at Oxford with a record of 57-10-1. 

    Meredith Henry Musselman, Class of 1997


    Mrs. Musselman was a standout in field hockey and track, played basketball her sophomore year, and was a member of the swim team her senior year. In track, she set a school record in the 400-meters as a sophomore and took first place in the Southern Chester County League finals.

    Mrs. Musselman also earned numerous honors in field hockey. As a junior she was co-MVP, a second team All Southern Chester County League selection and All-Area honorable mention.

    In her senior year, Mrs. Musselman scored winning goals in the first two rounds of the district playoffs. That year she was a first team All-SCCL selection and participated in the U19 National Indoor Hockey Championships.

    Mrs. Musselman went to college at Shippensburg University, where she was the field hockey team's leading scorer as a sophomore and senior. As a junior she was awarded the first Jane G. Gross Field Hockey Scholarship, which is presented to a player who demonstrates high standards of character, sportsmanship and leadership. 

    At the conclusion of her college career, Mrs. Musselman was the fifth highest goal scorer in Shippensburg history.

    Stacey Pinno Maurer, Class of 2008 


    Mrs. Maurer was a top catcher on Hornet softball teams that won three division titles. These teams were the first in school history to advance to the district tournament.

    Mrs. Maurer hit over .400 in three of her four years at Oxford, and was named team MVP three times. She received a full scholarship to the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. In her sophomore season in college, she played in all but one game and compiled a .980 fielding percentage over four years.


    Greg Deaver, Class of 1974

    Nicolle Blaesser Monette, Class of 2003

    Jaclyn Kulesza Herr, Class of 2004

    Nicholas Ruggear, Class of 2010

    Sean Harvey

    John C. Lilley


    Ray Stata, Class of 1953

    Judy Shoop, Class of 1976

    Shawn Jones, Class of 1990

    Craig Mahon, Class of 1999

    Meredith Dolinger Hostetter, Class of 2005


    Jack Melrath, Class of 1955

    Susan Burke Mast, Class of 1959

    Dana E. Dreibelbis, Class of 1974

    Karen A. Doss Barlow, Class of 1982

    Erin Arrowood Fidler, Class of 2002

    The Hess Family


    Vernon M. Ringler, Class of 1953

    Richard Gary Cummings, Class of 1954

    Scott Fowler, Class of 1981

    Beth Jackson Lynch, Class of 1981

    Ryan Bogan, Class of 2005

    Karly Herb, Class of 2008

    Thomas Grugan, Coach


    George "Buddy" Cochran, Class of 1949

    Dave Hons, Class of 1980

    Sherri Jackson Griffith, Class of 1983

    Dayna Baily, Class of 1987

    Lisa Marie (Rozich) Stoltzfus, Class of 1998

    Julie Orner Donell, Class of 2000


    Kathryn "Kitty" Jamison Aylsworth, Class of 1935

    Alma Doyle Barton, Class of 1974

    Janine Collins Pavese, Class of 1983

    Jamie Canaday, Class of 1994

    Kimberly Vaughn Stout, Class of 1996

    Meghan Tait, Class of 2008


    Dr. Anthony Bering, Oxford Sports Boosters Founder

    Scott Gold II, Coach

    Richard Jones, Class of 1974

    Mark Hall, Class of 1975

    Allison Hostetter, Class of 2007

    Ashley Palmer, Class of 2007


    Donald Bailey, Class of 1948

    Richard Farmer, Class of 1971

    Bernie Hostetter, Class of 1980

    Leigh Ann Brown Ennis, Class of 1989

    Clyde and Shirley Hubley, Supporters


    Doug Woodworth, Class of 1935

    Ralph Dutton, Class of 1946

    June Johnston, Class of 1980

    Kelli Ward, Class of 2004

    Jarrett Hostetter, Class of 2005


    C. Paul "Dutch" Jamison, Class of 1938

    Joan Bernhang Waldbaumm, Class of 1948

    Allan Hardy, Class of 1955

    Kim Tatum Robbins, Class of 1978

    Martin Sumner, Class of 1992

    Ben Blevins, Class of 1996


    Palmer "Peck" Watkins, Class of 1946

    Pat Owens McCardell, Class of 1960

    John Peter Wolf, Jr., Class of 1966

    Drew Eckman, Class of 2003

    Josh Weitzel, Class of 2003


    J. Marshall Thompson, Sr., Teacher, Principal and Coach, 1925-56

    Joe Thompson, Class of 1944

    Barbara Rogers, Class of 1957

    Sam Webster, Class of 1962

    Robert Nelson, Class of 1963

    Kimberly Kilby McCardell, Class of 1981

    Antoinette Gomez, Class of 1990


    Dale Melrath

    Robert Pepple

    Carolyn Rozich Sedora

    Bob Stahlman

    Donna Kinslow Wells

    Dave Williams


    George Bea

    Barry Hostetter

    Josianne Lauber

    Pat Mosley

    Liz Mason Thun


    Nathan Burroughs

    Susan Pepple Greer

    John Hostetter

    John Noonan

    Bill Ringler


    James Aylsworth

    Bill Bard

    Donna Draper-Gray

    David Neff

    Hans Olsen

    Timothy Robinson


    Benny Bond

    Judy James Davis

    Scott S. Gold III

    Ken Howett

    Paul Poole


    Bill Bea

    Francis Coates

    Jonna Jackson Davis

    Donald Dyer

    Eileen Draper Jones

    Dan Kilby

    Horatio Viscount "Berky" Nelson

    Charles Peterson

    Doug Sersun

    Josh Stanley