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ROCKLIN ย– The Sierra College Wolverine Athletic Association (WAA) recently announced the 2010 inductees into the Sierra College Athletic Association Hall of Fame.ย  The formal induction ceremony and luncheon is slated for Saturday, Feb. 20, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Sierra College Campus Center in Rocklin.ย 

The class of 2010 includes:

Lew Fellows ย– Skiing Athlete, Coach, Administrator
Fred Fischer ย– Baseball, Basketball, Football Athlete
Jim Gray ย– Football Athlete, Community Contributor
Karen Linde ย– Softball, Golf Coach
Kimberly Paton-Bayer ย– Track Athlete
John Volek ย– Football Athlete, Administrator
The 1959 Football Team

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The accomplishments of each inductee are as follows:

Lew Fellows
Sierra Ski Team Coach 1970-1986
Three-time CISA Champions
Six-time NCSA Regional Champions
Top Five NCSA Finisher 1981-86
2nd Place NCSA finish in 1983
Named one of Sports Illustrated’s ‘Top 10 US Skiing Colleges in 1983
Member Sierra Ski team 1955-56
Undefeated conference champion 1955: Jumping, Downhill, Slalom
Athletic Director/ Dean HPERA 1986-96

Fred Fischer
Sierra Baseball, Basketball & Football player 1966-68
Member of 1967 GVC Basketball championship team
Member of 1966 GVC Championship and Lettuce Bowl Football team
1967 Sierra College Football MVP
1967 California JC All-State defensive back
1967 Howard Woodside ‘Athlete of the Year’
1967 Male Student/Athlete Award (3.6 GPA)
Assistant Football Coach 1982-92

 Jim Gray
Sierra Football player 1959 & 1961
Sierra Baseball & Track team member 1960
Member of first Sierra Wrestling team in 1961
Member of 1959 & 1961GVC Championship teams
Member of 1959 & 1961 Olive Bowl teams
Sierra ‘Alumnus of the Year’ in 2008
Mayor, City of Roseville,’ 2007-08
First WAA President 2003-present 

Karen Linde
Sierra Instructor/Coach 1974-2010
Women’s Golf Coach 1997-2009
Conference Champions 2002, 2004, 2006-08
NorCal Champions 2007
Fourth place State finishers 2004, 2006-08
Softball Coach 1975-1999
Conference Champions 1978-80, 1982-83, 1986, 1989
NorCal Champions 1981
Third place State finishers 1981
Field Hockey Coach ย– 1977 Conference Champions
Volleyball Coach ย– 1984 Conference Champions

Kimberly Paton-Bayer
Sierra Track & Field team member 1980-81
School  record holder 400M Hurdles
Third in school history 100M hurdles
Top Five in school history 4×100, 4×400, sprint medley relays
CSU Chico Track & Field team member 1982-83
Part-time Sierra Faculty 1985- present

 John Volek
Sierra Football team member 1965-66
1966 GVC Champions & Lettuce Bowl participants
 ‘Block S’ President 1966
All_GVC Center 1966
Most Inspirational Player 1966
Fresno City College Wall of Fame 1998
Member of Sierra College Athletic Hall of Fame ย– 1966 Football team member
Northwest Athletic Association Hall of Fame 2009
Sierra College 2003-04 NATYCA All-Sports National Champions as Athletic Director
Sierra College Athletic Director/HPERA Dean 2003-present
Founder Wolverine Athletic Association 2003

ย The 1959 Sierra College Football Team
First Sierra Conference Champions ย– Golden Valley Conference 1959
First Sierra bowl game participant ย– Olive Bowl 1959

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