2016 Class

Comstock Athletic Hall of Fame

Class of 2016

2016 Class
Bill Liggett

Reggie Franks

Melanie Pickett

Tracy (Parker) Miller

Not Pictured - Jay Stickle



1994 Track Team1994 Track & Field Championship Team
Front Row - Aaron Gardner, Coach Tim Cashen, Jason Blades, T.J. Fields, Nathan Smeltzer, Master Sgt. Torrie Kuhse Wife of Master Sgt. Greg Kuhse
Back Row - Quesan Abrams, Pat Fitzgerald, Andy Smith, Randy Hunt w/ Brother, Asst. Coach Paul Jennings, Shawn Bowden, Asst. Coach Tammy Wilson
Not Pictured - Ryan Darnell, Greg Gleesing, Quentin Hunt, Ryan Klok, William Matta, Dan McCauley, Chris Moins, Corey Nord, J.B. Thomas, Asst. Coach Don Eastman

Bill Liggett

2016 Athletic Hall of Fame

Comstock HS Class of 1956 

Comstock High School

  • Football – 4 Varsity Letters
    • 1953 Undefeated KVA League Champions – Ranked 4th in State
    • 1953 KVA All Opponent Team
    • 1954 & 1955 KVA All Conference
    • 1955 Team Captain & MVP
  • Basketball - 2 Varsity Letters
  • Baseball - 3 Varsity Letters
    • 1954, 55, 56 KVA Champions
    • 1955 & 1956 KVA All Conference
  • Track & Field - 4 Varsity Letters

 Kalamazoo College

  • Football – 4 Varsity Letters
    • Played RB, LB, G, T, K
  • Baseball – 3 Varsity Letters
    • 1961 MIAA All Conference
    • 1961 MIAA 2nd League BA - .488
  • Alumni K Club President – 1962-63
  • K Football Down Box – 38 Years of Service – 1965-03
  • Asst. Baseball Coach – 1961-62

Bronson High School Teacher & Coach – 1961-65

  • Varsity Football Coach
    • 1963 – 8-0 Record
  • JH Basketball Coach
    • Overall 100-15 Record
  • Varsity Baseball Coach
    • 1964 – 27-1 Record

Athletic Honors

  • 2016 Comstock Athletic Hall of Fame

  

Jay Stickle

2016 Athletic Hall of Fame

Comstock HS Teacher, Coach & AD – 1968-2000

Comstock High School

  • Athletic Director – 1983-90
  • Coaching Record – Overall 845-466
  • Tennis Coach – 1973-83 & 1994-00
    • 1978 MHSAA Team State Finals – 13th Place
    • 1980 MHSAA Team State Finals – 13th Place
    • 1982 MHSAA Team State Finals – 16th Place
    • 1985 MHSAA Team State Finals – 3rd Place
    • 1995 MHSTCA Regional Coach of the Year
    • 1996, 97, 98, 99 MHSTCA Academic All State
    • 2000 Wolverine Conference Coach of the Year
  • Golf Coach – 1978-88 & 1992-99
    • 1979, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84 Wolverine Conference Champions

Athletic Honors

  • 1996 MHSTCA Coach of the Year
  • 2016 Comstock Athletic Hall of Fame

 
Melanie Pickett

2016 Athletic Hall of Fame
Comstock HS Class of 1968 

Comstock High School

  • Basketball, Track & Field, Tennis, Field Hockey & Cheerleading
    • Letters Were Not Awarded During Her HS Career
    • Set Mythical State Record in 75yd Dash & 70yd Hurdles

Michigan State University

  • Basketball - 1968-72
    • 2002 Received "Honorary S" for Athletics Prior to Title IX

Lansing Sexton High School

  • Volleyball Coach – 1974-79
  • Basketball Coach – 1974-79
  • Softball Coach – 1974-79
  • Tennis Coach – 1994-96
  • Asst. Athletic Director – 1978-87
  • Athletic Director – 1987-05

Community Service

  • 2000-Present – Greater Lansing Hall of Fame Selection Committee
  • 1987-05 – Downtown Coaches Club Member
  • 2000-05 – Downtown Coaches Club Board
  • 2002-Present – MSU S Club Lifetime Member
  • 1985-Present – Central District Women’s Golf Association
  • 2014-Present – Lansing Sexton Athletic Hall of Fame Selection Committee

Athletic Honors

  • 1991 MIAAA Regional AD of the Year
  • 2002 NIAAA Certified Master Athletic Administrator
  • 2002 MSU S Club
  • 2006 MIAAA State AD of the Year
  • 2006 Women in Sport Leadership Award
  • 2016 Comstock Athletic Hall of Fame

 

Reggie Franks

2016 Athletic Hall of Fame

Comstock HS Class of 1971

Comstock High School

  • Basketball - 4 Varsity Letters
    • 1969 & 1970 Wolverine Conference Champions
    • 1969, 1970 & 1971 Wolverine All Conference
    • 1970 & 1971 1st Team All City
    • 1970 & 1971 GK Scoring Champion
    • 1970 & 1971 1st Team All State
    • 1970 & 1971 Comstock Team MVP
    • Career Scoring – 1,223 Points – 22.7 Ave.
    • 1971 Season – 28.6 Ave.
  • Track - 4 Varsity Letters
    • Comstock Team Captain
  • Baseball - 1 Varsity Letters
    • 1971 Wolverine All Conference

Glen Oaks Community College

  • Basketball – 2 Varsity Letters
    • 1972 MCCAA Champions
    • 1972 GOCC Mr. Defense

Northwood University

  • Basketball – 2 Varsity Letters

Athletic Honors

  • 2016 Comstock Athletic Hall of Fame

 

 Tracy Parker

2016 Athletic Hall of Fame

Comstock HS Class of 1993

Comstock High School

  • Volleyball - 2 Varsity Letters
    • 1991 & 1993 MHSAA Team State Champions
    • 1992 & 1993 Wolverine All-Conference
    • 1992 & 1993 1st Team All-State
  • Basketball - 3 Varsity Letters
    • 1992 Comstock Career Assist Record - 208
    • 1992 & 1993 Wolverine All-Conference
    • 1993 Comstock Team MVP Award

Florida A&M University

  • Volleyball – 4 Varsity Letters – Full Scholarship
    • 1993-96 Primary Setter
    • 1993 Sarah Yates Invitational All-Tournament Team
    • 1993 MEAC 2nd Team All-Conference
    • 1993 Ranked 2nd Nationally in Service Aces – 140
    • 1993 MEAC Assist Average Leader – 10.862/Game
    • 1993 Florida A&M Rookie of the Year
    • 1994 MEAC 1st Team All-Conference
    • 1994 MEAC Assist Average Leader – 10.667/Game
    • 1994 MEAC All-Tournament Team
    • 1995 MEAC All-Tournament Team
    • 1995 Rattler Volleyball Spirit Award
    • 1995 MEAC Conference Championship
    • 1996 Sarah Yates Invitational MVP Award
    • 1996 MEAC Conference Championship
    • 1996 MEAC Conference Championship MVP Award
    • 1996 MEAC 2nd Team All-Conference
    • Single Season School Record 1,575 Sets
    • Career School Record 5,040 Assists, 508 Games Played
  • 1997 Asst. Volleyball Coach

Morgan State University

  • 1999 & 2000 Asst. Volleyball Coach
    • 2000 MEAC Conference Championship

Athletic Honors

  • 1993 MHSAA Scholar Athlete Award
  • 1993 B’Nai B’rith Scholar Athlete Award
  • 1993 Exchange Club Youth of the Year Award
  • 1993 Robert Z. Cortez Memorial Award
  • 2016 Comstock Athletic Hall of Fame

 

Comstock Track & Field Team

2016 Athletic Hall of Fame

1994 MHSAA State Champions

Team Members

  • Quesan Abrams
  • Jason Blades
  • Shawn Bowden
  • Ryan Darnell
  • T.J. Fields
  • Pat Fitzgerald
  • Aaron Gardner
  • Greg Gleesing
  • Quentin Hunt
  • Randy Hunt
  • Ryan Klok
  • Greg Kuhse
  • William Matta
  • Dan McCauley
  • Chris Moins
  • Corey Nord
  • Nathan Smeltzer
  • Andy Smith
  • J.B. Thomas
  • Coach Tim Cashen
  • Asst. Coach Don Eastman
  • Asst. Coach Tammy Wilson
  • Asst. Coach Paul Jennings

1994 State Championship Meet

  • 1st Place – 800M Relay – J.B. Thomas, Aaron Gardner, Nathan Smeltzer, Randy Hunt
  • 2nd Place – 200M Dash – Randy Hunt
  • 2nd Place – 400M Relay – T.J. Fields, Aaron Gardner, Nathan Smeltzer, Randy Hunt
  • 2nd Place – 400M Dash – Randy Hunt
  • 3rd Place – 200M Dash – Aaron Gardner
  • 3rd Place – 400M Dash – J.B. Thomas
  • 4th Place – 100M Dash – Aaron Gardner
  • 7th Place – 110M High Hurdles – Shawn Bowden

Collegiate Track & Field Athletes

  • Shawn Bowden – Western Michigan University
  • Randy Hunt – Tri State University