Lakes announce 2019 Hall of Fame class
LAKE LINDEN — Lake Linden-Hubbell Public Schools is pleased to announce the third group of inductees into the Lake Linden-Hubbell High School Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction will take place Sept. 21 at 9:30 a.m. along with a continental breakfast in the high school commons area. The public is welcome to attend this ceremony. This year’s honorees will also be announced at half time of that days’ Homecoming football game.
Harry Anderle came to Lake Linden-Hubbell in 1929 as a math teacher and coach after becoming the first eight-letter athlete at Northern Michigan University. He coached football at Lake Linden-Hubbell from 1929-1937, and basketball from 1929-1938. He had an undefeated grid team in 1933. His basketball teams were conference champions in 1932, 1933, 1934 and 1937, district champions in 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1937 and 1938, regional champions in 1932, U.P. State Champion in 1932 and U.P. State Runners-Up in 1938. He went on to successful coaching careers at Marinette and Port Huron. Harry Anderle was a charter member of the Michigan High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1958. Coach Anderle was enshrined in the U.P Sports Hall of Fame in 1977 and inducted into the Port Huron Sports Hall of Fame in 1982.
Lois Codere, Coach/Contributor
Lois Codere was the first female basketball coach at Lake Linden-Hubbell. She coached JV girls basketball for 23 seasons from 1974-1996. She finished with a cumulative record of 306 wins and 131 losses. This includes having three undefeated seasons in 1978, 1980 and 1982 and five other seasons where her team lost three games or fewer. Just like the math students she taught, her players worked hard and were very disciplined.
Wanting to stay involved during the boys’ basketball season, Lois became the official scorer for the boys’ games in 1975, a position she took great pride in and held for 37 years. She was a very familiar face at the scorers’ table for many visiting coaches and officials during that time. Lois taught high school and middle school math at Lake Linden-Hubbell from 1968-2003.
Bob Haralson was the recipient of nine varsity letters in football, basketball and track. He was the team captain on his football and basketball teams. Bob was named All U.P. second team end his senior year after being honorable mention his junior year. Bob distinguished himself as a kicker as well. He was known as one of the best and most accurate kickers in the U.P. as he made 13-of-15 extra point attempts and a field goal.
On the basketball court was where Bob was at his best. He was a two-time all-conference basketball player and was second team All U.P. his junior and senior years. He averaged 16.8 pts. per game his junior year and 17.4 pts./game his senior year behind a very accurate shot. He garnered many academic and athletic awards while in school including being named team MVP and Best Defensive Player his senior season and sharing the “L” award given to the senior athlete who earns the most varsity letters. At the conclusion of his high school career he was the school’s all-time leading boys basketball scorer at the time with 1,032 points.
Rick Marcotte was an eight-letter varsity athlete while at Lake Linden-Hubbell earning four in each football and track. As a running back, Rick was a three-time all-conference selection, two-time all U.P. selection, two times was named all-state and was an all class Dream Team selection his senior year. The Lakes were 45-6 during his four yrs. of varsity football participation. They were State Runners-up his junior year and State Champions his senior year. During his senior year he carried 246 times for 1,792 yards and 38 touchdowns and was instrumental in the Lakes earning their first state championship. For his career he had 532 carries for 3,556 yards and 59 touchdowns. Rick still owns the Michigan High School championship game record for the longest fumble return for a touchdown set in the 1991 State Championship game vs. Mendon when he picked one up and ran it back 79 yards for a score. His 260 pts. scored his senior season still remains in the top 20 of highest number of points scored in a single season in Michigan high school football history.