Wenatchee High School Athletic Hall of Fame

Noble Moodhe
COACH 1923-34 Track;ATHLETIC DIRECTOR 1935-40
Coach Moodhe, a graduate of Willamette University, elevated Wenatchee High's track program to state and national prominence. His teams won four straight Washington state titles from 1925-28, and twelve consecutive district championships. With two runners, Wes Foster and Rufus Kiser competing in the National Interscholastic Track Meet in Chicago, the Panthers finished second in the nation as a team in 1925. The following year, WHS placed fifth.

Noted for his disciplined approach to training, Noble developed and coached athletes who earned four national titles and 13 individual state championships while setting numerous U.S. and Washington state records.

After retiring from coaching, he became WHS's first athletic director and later vice-principal.

- Caricatures of inductees as they appeared while involved in WHS athletics and the synopsis of accomplishments are drawn and written by Jeff Mertes.