A 1,000-point scorer.
The Honda Broderick Award winner as the top female athlete in NCAA Division III.
An all-state football player.
A former major league pitcher.
A former coach of the National Junior Track and Field team that competed against Japan, Canada and Mexico who also was an assistant coach at the Olympic Sports Festival.
Those are the sterling credentials of Shelly Breen, Turena Johnson Lane, Rick Sweet, Todd Revenig and Bob Waxlax, the five former athletes who will be inducted into the Brainerd Warriors Hall of Fame at the all-sports banquet May 1.
Tickets, priced at $8.50, are on sale from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the main office at Brainerd High School.
The banquet will be in the BHS gym. Seating begins at 6:15 p.m.
Following are profiles of each hall of famer:
Category -- Player
BHS graduate -- 1992
Age -- 25
Residence -- Minneapolis
Occupation -- Physical education teacher, head girls' basketball coach, head ninth-grade girls' tennis coach at Anoka High School.
Reaction to selection -- "I am very proud, very honored to be part of a group like that.
"I am really excited to go back to the banquet. I have always had great memories of the all-sports banquet. At high schools I have taught at or gone to for other events they don't put on quite the show that Brainerd does. I have a lot of memories."
Career highlights -- Only Warrior girls' basketball player to score 40 points in single game, played on Warriors first girls' basketball state tournament team, first Warrior girl to score 1,000 career points, five-year varsity player, state participant in tennis and golf, homecoming queen, all-conference three times, played basketball at College of St. Benedict and Augsburg College, also coached at Augsburg.
Turena Johnson Lane
Category -- Player
BHS graduate -- 1993
Age -- 24
Residence -- Statesboro, Ga.
Occupation -- Teaches pre-school, assistant coach of women's cross country and women's track and field teams at Georgia Southern University.
Reaction to selection -- "I was really surprised because I remember what it was like to be in high school, sitting at the all-sports banquet and watching the hall of famers come down and talk about their accomplishments. I was kind of in awe. I thought that was one of the most special parts of the night, listening to what they had done.
"A little part of me almost asked (activities director) Todd Selk to call me back in five years after I had done something because by no means am I done running competitively."
Career highlights -- Three-time Central Lakes Conference cross country champion, four-time Section 8AA cross country champion, first Warrior girl to run at state cross country meet, five-time state cross country competitor, finished fourth at state in cross country as senior, helped Warriors to two state cross country meets, won five national titles in cross country and track at Luther College, winner of Honda Broderick Award as outstanding female athlete in NCAA Division III in 1997, member of Ekiden International relay teams that represent U.S. and competed in Japan and Korea in road racing last year.
Category -- Player
BHS graduate -- 1981
Age -- 37
Residence -- Baxter
Occupation -- Sales manager at Brainerd Pepsi Cola.
Reaction to selection -- "It's very exciting. Being in town I get the paper and every spring I see who's all in there. It seems like I have known them all. I went to school with a lot of them. It's exciting and humbling to be included with everybody."
Career highlights -- Most valuable player of Warriors football team as senior, played in outstate all-star football team, two-time all-conference player, WCCO Prep Parade all-state football player, state participant in track and field as senior, All-North Central Conference football player at South Dakota State University, in 1998 won track championship at North Central Motor Speedway, was voted Super Stock Sportsman of the Year and won Super Stock Best Appearing Car award, 25th in Wissota national point standings.
Category -- Player
BHS graduate -- 1987
Age -- 30
Residence -- Gilbert, Ariz.
Occupation -- Pitcher for El Paso, Texas, Diablos, Class AA affiliate of Arizona Diamondbacks.
Reaction to selection -- "It's a great group of athletes there. It's an honor to be with them."
Career highlights -- In high school career compiled 8-1 record and 0.65 ERA, .342 career hitter, all-conference two years, Warriors' most valuable player as senior, played in high school all-star game, holds Minnesota State University at Mankato single-season record for saves (10) and career saves (12), all-conference as junior, drafted by Oakland Athletics in 1990, had 33 saves at Huntsville of Southern League in 1992 before being called up to majors, pitched two scoreless innings in relief in majors with A's in 1992, also pitched in Baltimore and Chicago Cubs minor league systems, pitched professionally in Taiwan for two years.
Category -- At-large
BHS graduate -- 1952
Age -- 65
Residence -- Brainerd
Occupation -- Professor in physical education at St. Cloud State University.
Reaction to selection -- "I was very surprised. I just never envisioned that. I was just doing what I liked to do."
Career highlights -- Played football, basketball and baseball and competed in track for Warriors, played football and competed in track at SCSU, was in football, basketball and track at Brainerd Junior College, played volleyball, basketball and softball in Air Force, cross country and track teams he coached at SCSU won nine conference titles, coached 23 All-Americans and three national champions at SCSU, coached SCSU to runner-up and third-place finishes in national cross country meet, assistant coach of National Junior Track and Field team that competed against Japan, Canada and Mexico, assistant coach of North team in Olympic Sports Festival, trained coaches and athletes in International Special Olympic Games in Nigeria and Florida.
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