Mr. John Inmann '47

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Mr. John Inmann '47

John participated in football, basketball, golf and track during his time at WCHS. He was also President of the WCHS Sports Club and a "W" Club member.

In 1946, the WCHS golf team won the Big-Eight Championship tournament in Monett. John Inman and Jim Thomas were the low men for the tournament. John, a junior at the time, won medalist honors for the second year. His record was 107 strokes for 27 holes - only two over par.

After graduation, John attended the US Naval Academy where he was a member of the golf team. He went on to win the Missouri Men's Amateur at Twin Hills in 1961 and then the Twin Hills Club Championship in 1964. He was also on the Joplin Horton Smith Cup team. He has been inducted into the Joplin Golf Hall of Fame.

Mr. Bob Hickam '48

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Mr. Bob Hickam '48

Bob Hickam was an active student at WCHS. He was voted Best Boy Citizen, and was involved with the King Jack staff, National Athletic Honor Society, "W" Club President, Student Council, Sports Club Treasurer and Junior Class Vice President.

Bob lettered in 4 sports during his time at WCHS: Track, Golf, Basketball and Football. He was a halfback on the football team and the center on the basketball team, but the sport where he truly excelled was track.

In 1947, he medaled at State in the 120 HH and High Jump.
The following year, he earned the title of State Champion in the Long Jump and medaled in High Jump and the 120 HH. Bob held the state record in High Hurdles until the 1960's. After graduating from WCHS, Bob attended the University of Missouri on a track scholarship.

Mrs. Sara (Schorer) Hoenshell '97

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Mrs. Sara (Schorer) Hoenshell '97

Sara (Schroer) Hoenshell began her softball career at King Jack Park playing for Reeve’s Tires and Simpson Funeral Home. She was a member of the Webb City Softball team from the year it began in 1995 until she graduated in 1997. Sara received First Team All-District honors in 1995; First Team All-District and First Team All-State honors in 1996; and First Team All-Conference, First Team All-District, and First Team All-State honors in 1997.

Sara graduated from Webb City High School in 1997 and attended Missouri Southern State University where she received a degree in Elementary Education. Upon completing her degree she began teaching in the Kansas City Public School District. Sara received her Master's Degree in Administration from Park University in 2017 and is currently an instructional coach in Kansas City Public Schools.

Nathan and Sara have resided in Kansas City since 2002. They have a daughter Hadley (sophomore) and a son Magnus (sixth grade). Both Hadley and Magnus are involved in many sports, giving Sara a much greater appreciation for all the time her parents spent driving to and watching softball games.

Victory. Success. WCHS.

Mr. Eric Johnson

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Mr. Eric Johnson

Coach Johnson led the Cardinals basketball team to a 420-248 record in his 24 seasons, winning the state championship in 1997 and finishing third in both 1998 and 2008.

A graduate of Pittsburg High School, he attended Highland Junior College to play basketball, earning All-Conference honors, and finished his career at Pittsburg State University. There he led the team in assists in helping them to an NAIA District 10 championship as a junior.

After graduation, he began his career at Horton, KS for a year and then onto Columbus, KS for nine years.

At Webb City, his teams were 20-game winners in 10 different seasons, capturing 10 conference titles and 12 district championships.

After retiring from Webb City, he is currently coaching at College Heights Christian School in Joplin.

 1924-25 Girls Basketball Team

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1924-25 Girls Basketball Team

The "Whirlwinds" consisted of the following players: Dorothy Mammen (Captain), Mayta Manes, Pauline Girton, Opal Crocker, Jessie Skinner, Nellie Nealy, Edna Browning, Ruth Keyton, Dorothy Harris, Alberta Fly, Lily Belle Wayland, and Mary Sheckels. The team finished the season 18-1 and outscored their opponents 688-319.

The 1925 "Whirlwinds" won the SW Missouri State Championship, the Class A Tournament and the Springfield State Teachers' College Tournament that year. They had 5 players placed on the All-Star Class A Team and 3 players on the SW Missouri All-Star Team.