MEET THE LEGENDS!
A Bronze Medal Olympian who played in Major League Baseball, two professional soccer players and a tri-sport athlete who went on to be a Fresno State football star and later a college coach are among the 2023 Class of Inductees for the Clovis Unified Athletic Hall of Fame.
The district Hall of Fame preserves the stories of the athletic legends who elevated Clovis Unified sports programs into the powerhouse that it is today. The 2023 Class of Inductees are:
- Jason Donald – Baseball, Buchanan High
- Elise Krieghoff – Basketball, Soccer, Buchanan High
- Jack Mattox – Football, Basketball, Track, Clovis High
- Chad McCarty – Soccer, Clovis High
- James Patrick – Baseball Coach, Clovis High
- Stephen Tirapelle – Wrestling Coach, Clovis High
- 1974, 1975, 1976 & 1978 Clovis High Girls Tennis Teams
- 1991 Clovis High Football Team
- Carlo Prandini, Ph.D., receiving the Doc Buchanan Award –named after the district’s founding superintendent Floyd Buchanan, Ed.D. and given to a longtime supporter and friend to Clovis Unified athletics. Prandini, who retired as Deputy Superintendent after 38 years with the district served as a teacher, coach and administrator, and he helped develop the Hall of Fame.
The induction ceremony was held Oct. 28. . For more information and to watch video stories about each inductee, see CUSD Athletic Hall of Fame