Induction ceremony set for Jan. 12 during home boys basketball game with United

The Galva Athletic Wall of Fame Class of 2018 is set for induction.

The 1970 football team, Tom Bulthaus (1991), Derrick Glisan (1995), Samantha Hainline (2008) and Megan Tarleton (1997) will be inducted into the school’s Wall of Fame on Jan. 12, 2018.

The GHS boys basketball team hosts United in Lincoln Trail Conference action that night. The fresh-soph game tips at 6 p.m., followed by the induction ceremony and the varsity contest.

All past Wall of Fame inductees are invited to attend the 16th annual ceremony.

Following the basketball, there will be a reception in the cafeteria hosted by the Galva Athletic Boosters.

Here’s a closer look at this year’s honorees:

1970 football team — The 1970 Wildcats finished 7-1 overall and 5-1 in the Little Six Conference.

The defense pitched five shutouts — Tiskilwa 26-0, Abingdon 33-0, Buda Western 7-0, Knoxville 33-0 and Costa 12-0 — and outscored its opponents 166-26.

Team members were Dave Grice, Wayne Engels, Scott Johnson, David Edwall, Lauren Murray, Keith Patty, Mark Lyter, Mike Heiwig, Rod Huber, Tim Estes, Pete Medley, Kenny Milliken, Pat Lee, Floyd Stottler, Galen Chilberg, Mike Huber, Larry Halsall, Alan Troline, Ben Anderson, Pete Smith, Scott MacAdam, Bob Murray, Randy Sweat, Rex White, Warren Werkheiser, Gus Interial, James Schmidt, Ron Good, Steve Adkison, Dan Good, Mike Lamb, Calvin Korth, Tom Dehler, Brian Holding, Alan Nelson, Rick Adkison, John Peterson, managers Bruce Knoblich and Randy Dennison, and coaches Dick Martoglio, Bob Phelps and Charles Ault.

Tom Bulthaus (1991) — Bulthaus was a three-year letterman in basketball, four-year letterman in track and two-year letterman in football.

He was a two-time Associated Press honorable mention all-state selection in basketball. He scored 818 career points and owns the single season shooting percentage record (67 percent) his senior year.

He was the team MVP in 1989-90 and Co-MVP in 1990-91. 

He led the LTC championship team in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots in 1989-90.

In track, he was a member of the 1990 LTC title team and was team captain in 1991.

On the football field he played offensive tackle and defensive end.

Derrick Glisan (1995) — Glisan was a four-year letterman in wrestling, two-year letterman in football and three-year letterman in track.

He posted three 20-win wrestling seasons, won regional championships at 125 and 135 in his junior and senior seasons, finished fourth at the sectional his senior year and was the team’s MVP as a junior and senior.

In football, he was a linebacker for the 9-1 1993 Wall of Fame team, and defensive lineman and tight end for the 1994 Elite Eight Wall of Fame team.

Samantha Hainline (2008) — Hainline was a four-year letterwinner in golf, track and basketball.

She earned all-state honors her senior season in golf by placing ninth at the Class 1A girls state meet in Carbondale. She was a two-time state qualifier, two-time sectional champion and three-time regional champion.

In track, she was team captain her junior and senior seasons and recorded numerous wins in the sprints and sprint relays for the Lady Wildcats. She was a four-time qualifier for the IHSA Indoor State Meet, placing 10th her senior year in the 100-meter dash. She was the 2006 Lincoln Trail Conference 100-meter champion.

She continued her golf career at Western Illinois University, where she lettered all four seasons and recorded three top-15 collegiate finishes.

Megan Tarleton (1997) — Tarleton was a four-year letterwinner in track and basketball, and three-year letterwinner in volleyball.

She qualified for the Class 1A state track meet in two events her senior year, the 100-meter hurdles and 800-meter relay. She’s the school record holder in the 100 hurdles (16.5 seconds) and part of the school record 800-meter medley relay team (2:00.2).

Tarleton was a second team all-conference volleyball selection in 1996, and earned multiple honors during her basketball career.