2011 HOF Inductees

D.J. Durkin

Football (1996)
D.J. Durkin - Football (1996)A three-year letterman, D.J. Durkin capped off his football career at BHS on a 10-3 team that won the SVC Championship and made it to the State Playoff semi-finals. D.J. was named 1st Team All-SVC and 1st Team All-NEO that year. He also lettered in basketball as a senior and made 2nd Team All-SVC as well. Upon graduation in 1996 he entered BGSU on a full football scholarship.

At Bowling Green, D.J. started at DE for 4 years, leading the team in sacks as a sophomore and near the top again as a senior. He became one of only five players in school history to be elected Team Captain as both a junior and senior, winning team awards for Character and the Values of a True Student-Athlete. After receiving his bachelor’s degree, D.J. stayed on at BGSU as a coach/graduate assistant, earning his M.S. in Ed. in 2009.

Collegiate coaching has become D.J.’s career, with stints at Notre Dame, back at BGSU, Stanford (where he received the Bill Walsh Award for Top Assistant in 2008), and Florida, where he is currently Special Teams Coordinator and Linebacker Coach. D.J. and his wife Sarah reside in Newsbery, FL with their daughter Abigail.

Lori (Anness) Dunn

Volleyball (1996)
Lori (Anness) Dunn - Volleyball (1996)Lori Anness’s three-year volleyball career at BHS included team championships as well as individual awards and records, which contributed to her being the first volleyball Hall of Fame inductee. As a sophomore, Lori scored the most “kills” on the team and made 1st Team All-SVC. In 11th grade, she did the same, besides making the Hubbard Volleyball Classic All-Tournament Team and leading her team to an SVC Championship. As a senior and team captain, Lori once again made All-SVC as well as All-NEO, named NEO Div. 1 Player of the Year. She also set records for kills, points, and ace serves.

After graduation, Lori went to Baldwin-Wallace on scholarship to play volleyball. However, an early back injury shortened her career. She received her degree in 2000 and went on to Cleveland State to earn her Master’s in Social Work in 2002. She is now a medical social worker at University Hospital in Cleveland. She and her husband Justin live in Avon, OH with their two-year-old son Merrick and are expecting a baby at the end of this November.

Joel Fox

Track/XC (1993)
Joel Fox - Track/XC (1993)As the younger son and brother of two BHS Hall of Famers, Joel Fox was probably destined for track and cross country success, but his own accomplishments and honors unquestionably stand on their own merit. A 4-year letterman in XC, Joel was All-SVC 1st Team and All-Suburban League 1st Team for 4 straight years as well. He also qualified for the NEO Districts 4 years in a row and Regionals and State for 3 years. His teams were also SVC and County Champs for 3 years and NEO District and Regional Champs for 2.

In track Joel earned 3 varsity letters, making All-SVC 1st Team each year. He was the SVC Mile Champion in 1991 and 1992 and County Mile Champ in 1991, while going to the Districts and Regionals in the Mile and 2-Mile. His 4×800 and 4×1600 relay teams set school records.

After graduation, Joel attended Ohio University and, upon graduating in 1997, settled briefly in Columbus before eventually founding his own construction company, Fox Builders, LLC. He and his wife Ivana now reside in Mansfield, OH with their daughter, Maia and son, Nico.

Shelley Jonda

Golf (1995)
Shelley Jonda - Golf (1995)Shelley Jonda compiled phenomenal accomplishments in girls golf at BHS that led to an outstanding college career and eventual professional status. Her freshman year at Boardman, Shelley was part of a State Championship team, which set the stage for team SVC titles all four years. She was named to the All-SVC team herself from 9th through 12th grade. As a junior, she made 2nd Team All-Ohio and then 1st Team All-State her senior year, when she finished third overall in the State Tournament. She was chosen team MVP in both 11th and 12th grade.

Moving on to the University of Cincinnati after graduation, Shelley continued to excel, being their #1 player from her sophomore year on, breaking school records and making 1st Team All-Conference USA in 1997 and 2nd Team in 1998. After receiving her degree in 2000, she went on to join the LPGA Futures Tour in 2002, having turned professional in 2001. She also served as the Assistant Womens Golf Coach at Cincinnati in 2000.  Shelley currently lives in Columbus where she works as a customer service representative for Logo Wear Direct.

Ed Lewis

Ed Lewis - ContributorEd Lewis taught social studies at BHS from 1970 to 2010, and during that time coached football and field events in boys track, reaching legendary status before his retirement last year. A 1964 graduate of Struthers High School — and a member of their SVC Championship football team that year — Ed received his BS in Ed. From YSU in 1970, later earning Master’s Degrees there in reading and school administration. An effective and caring classroom teacher, he made significant contributions to the shot put and discus careers of many stellar athletes, including several state champions and contenders. Besides coaching 9th grade football for over a decade, Ed ran the equipment room and streamlined its operation for the entire football program. The year he retired, he was named Teacher of the Year by the senior class. Ed and his wife, Angie have two grown sons, Daniel and Jonathan, both of them BHS graduates.

Jeff Matiscik

Baseball (1991)
Jeff Matiscik - Baseball (1991)Jeff Matiscik was a powerful hitter—and pitcher—for the BHS program during his high school years, as well as a standout offensive tackle on our football team. His senior year, Jeff concluded his baseball career with 31 RBI’s, 11 doubles, 3 triples, and 6 home runs, earning him 1st Team All-SVC honors. His team that year played in the Div. 1 State Championship game, losing to Hamilton at Thurman Munson Stadium in Canton. In football earlier that same year, Jeff made 1st Team All-SVC and 1st Team All-NEO.

He was awarded a baseball scholarship to attend Kent State University, where Jeff played for two years and received his bachelor’s degree in 1996. He eventually settled in Florida with his wife, Jennifer and daughter, Kayla. Jeff is currently a buyer for Drivetime Car Sales, which services over 100 car dealerships.

Jolene Moschella-Ross

Basketball (1996)
Jolene Moschella-Ross - Basketball (1996)Jolene is the youngest of three daughters to play, and excel, at BHS for their father, longtime coach Ron Moschella. A four-year starter, Jolene made 1st team All-SVC each of those years, besides being named 2nd team All-NEO in 9th, 10th, and 11th grade. She also received Special Mention All-State as a freshman and Honorable Mention as a sophomore. Before concluding her high school career, Jolene had scored over 1,000 points and set the 3-point season and career records. A true team player in addition to being an individual standout, Jolene played on 3 SVC Championship teams and 4 District champions, as well as making it to the State Regionals all four years, being Regional Finalists in 1996.

Attending Ohio Dominican College on a basketball scholarship, Jolene later transferred to YSU and graduated cum laude in 2000. She has been a language arts teacher at Austintown Middle School for 12 years and a very active member of the Autism Society of America. She and her husband, Don Ross, Jr. (BHS, 1997), reside in Boardman with their two daughters, Tessa and Gianna.

Alyson Vogrin-Norris

Basketball (1996)
Alyson Vogrin-Norris - Basketball (1996)A four-year letterwinner and three-year All-SVC and All-Mahoning Valley Playbook Team member, Alyson Vogrin compiled a basketball career at BHS second to none. 2nd Team All-NEO and All-State HM as a junior, Alyson went on her senior year to make 1st Team All-NEO, 2nd Team All-State, as well as join the 1000 Career Points Club and set records for most free throws (21) and most points in a playoff game (36). As Co-Captain she led her team to a 24-2 record that year.She enrolled at Geneva College after graduation, only to be named Conference Freshman and Player of the Year, making 1st Team National Christian College All-American. She went on to set school records in rebounds, free throw percentage, and single season scoring before transferring to YSU, where she earned her accounting degree in 2001 after two years of stellar basketball for the Lady Penguins. As a senior co-captain and MVP, Alyson made the 1st Team All-Mid-Continent Team and was a Conference Scholar Athlete.

Alyson presently lives in Avon, OH with her husband Jeff Norris, and she works as a sales representative for Molnycke Health Care.

Jason Sutton

Football (1990)
Jason Sutton - Football (1990)Jason Sutton’s devotion to leadership and service roles throughout his life were clearly demonstrated during his time at BHS. Class President in 11th and 12th grade, as well as Student Council President his senior year, Jason capped off his football career by making 1st Team All-NEO and All-SVC as a senior and receiving Special Mention All-State. He was also named Team MVP. A member of the school’s baseball team that won district titles in his junior and senior years, Jason made 2nd Team All-SVC in 1990.

Receiving an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Jason proceeded to letter in football for Army for three years and start on defense as a junior and senior. He was elected Co-Captain his senior year and named Outstanding Defensive Performer. After graduation in 1994, he worked as a graduate assistant coach for Army and Field Artillery Officer before retiring as a captain. Working for his MBA from Case Western Reserve Univ., he also volunteered as coach there before receiving his degree in 2002. He is currently the Cleveland Regional Manager for Wells Fargo Bank. He and his wife, Stephanie live in Hudson, OH with their four children, where Jason still recruits for West Point and the Army football program.

Preston Tims

Football (1996)
Preston Tims - Football (1996)Preston Tims stood out as a stellar student-athlete in the mid-1990’s in both football and track. In football, Preston made All-SVC 2nd Team as a junior and went on his senior year to make 1st Team All-SVC and 1st Team Div. 1 All-State, playing on an SVC and Div. 1, Region 3 Championship team. He was also named that year the NEO Player of the Year and received the Mack Truck Award for the Outstanding Lineman of the Year; he also was given a Nat. Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award. In track, Preston was the SVC Champion in the shot put as both a junior and senior, going on in 12th grade to become a State Finalist.

An honors student, Preston attended Princeton University after his BHS graduation in 1996, where he lettered three years in football and went on to graduate cum laude in 2000. He has settled in the Chicago area with his wife, Sarah and three sons and where he works for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.