- Leonard "Oakie" Brumm
- Karl "Mr. Little League" Dickson
- Bruce Elmblad
- Bob Gale
- Charles "Chuck" Greenlund
Leonard "Oakie" Brumm
a three-sport athlete at the University of Michigan who later was a player-coach with several semipro hockey teams. Brumm lettered three years in hockey at U-M on teams that were 63-8-4 and reached the NCAA Final Four three times.
Karl "Mr. Little League" Dickson
"Mr. Little League" of the Upper Peninsula. Dickson introduced Little League baseball to Escanaba and the U.P. in 1951 and has served the past 30 years as the U.P. District Administrator.
who earned nine varsity letters at the U.S. Military Academy. At L'Anse High School, where he earned 12 letters, he was a two-time football captain and played center on a 1945 U.P. championship basketball team.
one of the U.P.'s all-time leading basketball scorers. He led his high school team to the 1966 state finals and scored 40 points before fouling out in the title game. Trout Creek averaged 96.5 points per game that year, believed to be a state record, and Gale finished his career with over 2,000 points.
Charles "Chuck" Greenlund
the only coach in the history of Michigan high school athletics to take teams to the state finals in both basketball and football. His 1977 West Iron County High School football team reached the state finals and so did his 1985 and 1990 basketball teams.
whose high school basketball teams have won three Ohio state championships and 501 games. His St. Henry High School cagers have put together 26 consecutive winning seasons with never more than eight losses and Guilbault's winning percentage in 30 seasons stands at 75%.
a three-sport athlete at Michigan State at the time of World War I. He was named to Walter Eckersall's all-Western football team after being described as "the best defensive back in the West today" and was named to the Chicago Tribune all-Western team as a fullback in 1920.
a football and baseball letterman at the University of Michigan. Hughitt was a three-year quarterback in football and was the team's MVP in 1914 despite having never played the sport in high school. After coaching in college, he was an official for 20 years and worked many major games, including the Army-Navy series.
Milt Krznarich Sr.
a well-known basketball and football official who began officiating in 1950. Krznarich was an all-conference cager and MVP in1938 at Gogebic Community College and all-conference cager and team captain in 1950 at UW-Superior. He coached at Watersmeet and Ironwood Catholic high schools, pitched baseball in the Northern Michigan-Wisconsin League and was a slow pitch softball player into his 60s.
a high school, college and semi-pro athlete and coach. He was an all-U.P. back in football at Crystal Falls as well as a basketball player and track man. He played on Marquette University grid teams that were unbeaten in 1931 and lost just once in 1932.