Lutheran High School North: A HALL OF FAME HIGH SCHOOL
Lutheran High School North was inducted into the St. Louis Sports Halls of Fame on May 31st.
Additionally, owner and Chairman of the Houston Astros, Jim Crane, was in St. Louis on Thursday, May 31 to receive the August A. Busch, Jr. Award from the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame. Crane, who grew up in North County, graduated from Lutheran High School North in 1972. Through his contributions, Lutheran North was able to grow its campus and improve the athletic facilities which bear his name.
Along with Crane’s recognition, former Lutheran North athletes Steve Atwater of the Denver Broncos, Bobby Joe Edmonds of the Seattle Seahawks, Olympic high jumper Connie Teaberry-Lindsey, and former Lutheran North Coach Mike Russell accepted an induction into the sports hall of fame.
To close out the ceremony, other Lutheran North graduates, including St. Louis Police Chief John Hayden, Tony Irons, Mark Belew, Dick Beumer, Jana Haywood, Mark Petersen and Lorenzo Scott were honored. Coaches James Prahlow and Ed Reitz received the Metro Legends Awards and Bill LaMothe was named the President’s Choice winner by the St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame.