||With a classic long, fluid stride, Mike propelled himself to the state track meet twice in four events. In 1974, he finished second at state in the 440 yard dash and set a school record at 48.2. He also placed third in the long jump, competed in the 220 yard dash and anchored the mile relay. In all, Mike won eight district track titles.
As a big play receiver on the gridiron, he earned "first team All-Big 9" berths in 1972 and '73.
While at Washington State University, Mike placed second in the Pac 10 decathlon championships, set a school record in that event and finished ninth at the NCAA national championship meet. He was named "NCW Sports Awards College Athlete of the Year" in 1979.
For three injury plagued seasons, Mike was a wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL and also played for the Michigan Panthers in the USFL.
- Caricatures of inductees as they appeared while involved in WHS athletics and the synopsis of accomplishments are drawn and written by Jeff Mertes.