History  

Champaign Central Team Titles 

 

   Big 12

Champions

   District  

Champions

  Sectional

Champions

   State

 Trophies

    1939

   1960                           

   1939

1937-2nd

    1941

   1963

   1940

1938-2nd

    1942

   1964

   1941

1939-3rd

    1943                    

   1965

   1942                  

1941-1st

    1944

   1966 

   1943

1942-3rd

    1947

    1967

   1945

1943-2nd

    1948

 

   1946

2009-4th

    1949

 

   1947

 

    1951

 

   1948

 

    1952

 

   1949

 

    1953

 

   1950

 

    1955

 

   1951

 

    1963

 

   2009

 

    1964

 

 

 

    1965

 

 

 

    1966

 

 

 

    1967

 

 

 

 

Champaign Central State Place Winners (Bold dignifies state champion) 

 

Current Totals 

    State Champions - 23

    State Place Winners - 83

 

Name                     Year        Weight       Place

Stan Ambrose          

1937

       

105 lbs.

      2

Jim Burroughs

1937

 

155 lbs.

      2

Darrell Fincham

1937

 

115 lbs.

     1

Paul Petry

1937

 

135 lbs.

     1

Ray Moyer

1938

 

95 lbs.

     1

Jack Sanford

1938

 

105 lbs.

     1

Robert Wilson

1938

 

185 lbs.

      2

Charles McDonald 

1938

 

115 lbs.

      3

Ray Hughes

       1939

 

135 lbs.

     1

Robert Wilson

        1939        

 

185 lbs.

      2

Jack Hayes 

        1939

 

155 lbs.

      3

Roland Rayburn

        1939

 

145 lbs.

      3

Kenneth Knox

        1940

 

105 lbs.

      2

Jack Tuthill

        1940

 

165 lbs.

      3

William Beck           

1941

         

115 lbs.

2

Jack Tuthill

1941

 

165 lbs.

2

Paul Week

1941

 

125 lbs.

2

Jack Clark

1941

 

Heavyweight

3

Robert DeLong

1941

 

95 lbs.        

3

Ken Marlin

1941

 

135 lbs. 

3

Richard Squires

1941

 

145 lbs.

3

Robert Mousty

1941

 

175 lbs.        

4

Richard Squires

1942

 

155 lbs.      

1

Donald Darling         

1942        

 

Heavyweight

3

Tom Hollingsed

1942

 

145 lbs.

4

Jack Martin

1942

 

175 lbs.         

4

Ed Rayburn         

1943

 

145 lbs.

1

Ralph Squires

1943      

 

115 lbs.       

1

Frank Weldon

1943

 

135 lbs.

1

Don Hardy

1943

 

125 lbs.          

2

Jack Petry

1943

 

155 lbs.

3

John Weldon       

1945

 

      175 lbs.

1

Jim Johnson

1945

 

       135 lbs.

2

Montgomery Hull

1945

 

       155 lbs.

3

Don Weller

1945

 

       135 lbs.

3

Ernie Wright

1945

 

       Heavyweight 

3

Nelson Geming

1945

 

       115 lbs.

4

Don Weller

1946

 

      138 lbs.

1

John Clapp

1946

 

       112 lbs.

2

Norton Compton

1946

 

       127 lbs.           

3

Norman Compton     

1947

        

120 lbs.

           4

John Clapp          

1947

 

112 lbs.

1

Norman Paterson

1947      

 

154 lbs.      

1

Norton Compton

1947

 

127 lbs.

2

Paul Riggins

1947

 

133 lbs.           

4

Norton Compton

1948

 

138 lbs.

1

Paul Riggins

1948

 

145 lbs.     

1

Norman Compton

1948       

 

133 lbs.

2

John Dickason          

1948

 

Heavyweight

2

Icko Iben

1948

 

112 lbs.

3

Don Dickason

1948

 

165 lbs.

4

Richard Michael

1948

 

154 lbs.

4

Pete Patterson

1948

 

103 lbs.

4

Don Dickason

1949

 

165 lbs.

1

John Dickason

1949

 

Heavyweight

1

Ray Sturdyvin

1949

 

125 lbs.

1

Icko Iben

1949

 

115 lbs.

2

Ed Jackson

1949

 

135 lbs.

2

Richard Meeks

1949

 

95 lbs.

3

Roy Hatfield

1949

 

175 lbs.            

4

Frank Kesler

            1950

       

138 lbs.

            4

Richard Meeks          

1950       

 

103 lbs.

          4

Louis Hardy

1950

 

112 lbs.

         1

Merle Dunn

             1951

 

        120 lbs.         

3

Mike Bishop

             1952

 

        Heavyweight     

3

Sonny Matteson

1953

 

       145 lbs

2

Dick Nesmith           

1953

 

       133 lbs.

4

Carl Meeks

1953

 

      120 lbs.        

1

Don Pierre

              1954

 

         154 lbs.

          4

Tom Gabbard           

1955

 

         133 lbs.           

2

Charlie Hulse

1955

 

         112 lbs.         

2

Bill Brown               

1960

 

         145 lbs.

           3

Gary Melchi

             1965

 

         103 lbs.          

 2

Bob Shelby          

1967

 

       180 lbs.       

1

Doug Mattox

1967

 

        120 lbs.

3

Bob Shelby

1968

 

       180 lbs.

1

Dennis Stahl        

1983       

 

Heavyweight  

1

Dana Anastasia

1983

 

145 lbs.

3

John Skillings           

1994          

 

275 lbs.         

5

Aryn Gilenson         

 2009

 

          125 lbs.         

4

Adam Acheson         

2010

 

160 lbs.

        4

Brandon Ward

2010

           

171 lbs.

        3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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