RCC to hold annual Hall of Fame event

Edith Noriega | Sports editor

Sept. 18, 2014

Riverside City College will hold its annual Athletic Hall of Fame Awards on Oct. 16 at the Mission Inn Hotel.

This year inductions include; former RCC women’s water polo head coach Dave Almquist, who guided the water polo team to the California Community College State Championships, including the 2007 Tigers, which went undefeated. The male athlete inductee professional golfer Gary McCord.

The 2014 Presidents Award for contributions to RCC and students will go to Dell Roberts. Roberts graduated from RCC in the 1950s and has since built an image as an advocate for youth activities and sports.

U.S Olympic archer Luann Ryon (RCC Class of 1975) competed in several national and international championships, including the Pan-Am Games and 1976 Olympic games in Montreal.

Charlie Bohling former minor league baseball player and RCC student will bestow the Bengal Award on the Bohling family in recognition of their longtime support of RCC Tigers Athletics.

Catherine S. Huntley, Natalie Ringlund, Sonia Doshna and Lois Cregsy will also be honored in the Contributor category for individuals that have stood out in the critical 1964-72 era, a time of evolution for the Womens Athletic Association.