GUHSD Alumni Named Among "Most-Influential High School Athletes"

GUHSD Alumni Named Among "Most-Influential High School Athletes"
June 2012- Veteran reporter for The Arizona Republic Richard Obert recently compiled his list of the "30 most-influential high school athletes of the past 30 years," which includes several GUHSD alumni. Athletes on this list are those whose performance, personality, or personal story made a lasting impression on Obert during his 30-year career as a sports reporter.

The GUHSD alumni members who made the cut are Gea Johnson, Washington track and basketball; Mike Salmon, Greenway baseball; Carlos Artis, Washington football and basketball; Jamie Graves, Moon Valley softball; and Richard Jefferson, Moon Valley basketball. Two other alumni members were given an honorable mention, Mike Nixon, Sunnyslope football, basketball, and baseball and Tim Salmon, Greenway baseball.

Click here to view a slideshow of these athletes and their stories on The Arizona Republic's website.