Pete Charlston, 1954….JV Basketball, Varsity Baseball, co-founder of Grant Hall of Fame in 2009. BA from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. MA from U of Oregon. Taught humanities and Greek tragedy at PCC. Director of Classic Greek Theater of Oregon at Reed College. Still teaching course in classical Greek drama. He is a proud member of several choral groups. Pete and Vicky have 7 grandchildren and 4 great- grandchildren. He swims daily in Grant pool during the summer.
John Mears, 1970….Track and Field
Earned 3 varsity letters at Grant…ran sprints and relays at Grant. He earned BA at Oregon, MA at PSU. Track and field coach at Grant 1988-2012...taught at Grant for 30 years…frosh coach 11 years, 110-4…sprint and relay coach…assistant cross-country coach…coached numerous state champs in relays…head track coach for 3 years…1999 PIL assistant coach of the year…2010 optimist educator of the year.
Don Johnson, 1970….Track and Field, Cross-Country...earned 6 varsity letters at Grant…PIL cross-country champ in 1970…2 mile PIL champ in 1970…880 & mile champ in 1969…team cross-country captain in 1969…team track captain in 1970. Graduated from Willamette University in 1974. He lives in Duluth, Minnesota.
Steve Hopkins, 1970….Track and Field, Football, Basketball...won 8 varsity letters at Grant…won PIL & State Championship in javelin with record throws in both events…All-City football in 1969…member of the PIL champions in football and basketball…commissioner of NHS while at Grant. Graduated from Stanford, he lives in Wood Acre, California.
Carolyn Lumber, 1971….Tennis...won 4 varsity letters at Grant…PIL singles champion in 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971…state singles champ in 1970 & 1971. She played the Avon Tour in Europe in the 1970’s and was #2 ranked in national women’s singles 35 & over. Won 4 national doubles championships in 35 & over women’s doubles. Ranked #1 in the Pacific NW in all age groups in the 1980’s. Coached nationally ranked juniors & seniors for the USTA. Annual club championship at the Irvington Tennis Club which is named in her honor. She lives in Palm Springs, California.
Gary Kath, 1975….Gymnastics...earned 4 varsity letters at Grant…Grant team 1st his junior & senior years…1st in all-around in PIL 1974…1st in floor…1st in horizontal bar…1st on parallel bars…2nd on rings…4th on vault…3rd on rings and floor. Graduated from the University of Washington where he earned 4 varsity letters and won 2 Pac-10 tournaments…team captain senior year at UW. He lives in Portland with wife Cathy.
Robert “Pickle” Lewis, 1977….Football, Basketball, Track...earned 6 varsity letters at Grant…All-City in football & basketball in 1976…All-City in football & basketball in 1977…All-State in football in 1977...PIL champion in the 400 & mile relay in 1976 & 1977. Played at the University of Washington. Was starting DB for the 1979 Rose Bowl Champs. Coached youth sports in the Portland area for many years, he lives in Portland.
Robert Cooper, 1984….Football, Wrestling, Track...won 9 varsity letters at Grant…All-City in football in 1984…played in the 1984 Shrine game…city and state champ in wrestling, Western National Wrestling Champ in 1984...MAC Club scholarship athlete in 1982. He played football and wrestled at PSU…member of PSU National Championship team in 1989. He is active in youth coaching in the Portland area. He lives in Portland.
Joe Campbell, 1994…..Soccer, Baseball...won 5 varsity letters at Grant…1st team All-City soccer forward in 1993 & 1994…played for 2 PIL championship soccer teams and 2 state playoff teams... starting shortstop for 2 seasons…won the scholar-achievement award his senior year. Played for the Shriners All-Star Soccer Team his senior year. Earned 4 varsity letters at the University of Puget Sound…team made regional playoffs twice. He is a graduate of OHSU Medical School and an emergency room physician at Providence Hospital. He lives in Portland.
Marty Williams, Jr., 1998….Football, Basketball...won 7 varsity letters at Grant…All-PIL in football in 1996, 1997, and 1998…state leading rusher in 1998…gained 2000 yards and broke the PIL TD record with 28...he is Grant’s all-time rushing leader….PIL offensive player of the year in1998…All-City in basketball in 1996, 1997, and 1998. He played football and graduated from Linfield College. Assistant football coach at Grant from 2005 to 2014….works for Grant as the Restorative Justice Coordinator. He lives in the Portland area.
Ngum Suh, 2001….Soccer...earned 4 varsity letters at Grant…All-PIL and All-State her junior and senior years…PIL MVP senior year. She played for the Lake Oswego Soccer Club in several high-profile tournaments. At Mississippi State, she led her soccer team to their first SEC tournaments in 2001 and 2004. She coached youth soccer and provided private training sessions. A star member of the Cameroon National soccer team. Played in the African Cup and World Cup in 2008. Played for the Portland Rain in the WSL. She is the sister of NFL great Ndamukong Suh. She lives in New York City and works for musician/entrepreneur JayZ.
Paul Raglione, 2005…..Baseball, Basketball...earned 6 varsity letters at Grant…All-City and All-State pitcher junior and senior years…PIL pitcher of the year in 2005…career ERA of under 2 at Grant. Full scholarship to Washington State. 2005 draft pick by the Kansas City Royals…
2005-06 minor league baseball…Tommy John surgery in 2007…back in baseball in 2015 with the Fargo Red Hawks of the American Association League.
Sara Wild, 2007….Soccer, Track and Field...earned 8 varsity letters at Grant…All-PIL in soccer in 2005, 2006, & 2007…PIL soccer player of the year 2006 and 2007…All-State soccer player in 2006 & 2007…4-time PIL 1500 champ…PIL 800 champ in 2006 & 2007…800 state champ in 2007…soccer & track teams co-captain her senior year. Four years of varsity soccer at Williams College…1st team All-New England all 4 years….All-American soccer player 2 years….2011 female student athlete award at Williams. She placed 5th in Portland Marathon in 2013. She lives in Boston area and works for New Balance.
Ken Acker, 2010….Football, Basketball, Track...won 10 varsity letters at Grant…All-City football in 2008 & 2009…All-State football in 2008…2008 & 2009 PIL football player of the year…All-PIL basketball in 2010…2009 team winner 4 x 400 relay. He started at DB for 3 years at SMU. 6th round NFL draft pick of SF 49ers in 2014. He is currently a member of the SF 49ers and lives in San Francisco, California.
Coach Tony Broadous, 2002-2010….Basketball Coach...Coached Grant to the PIL championship and the 3rd round in playoffs his first year…named 2002-2003 PIL Coach of the Year…5th place trophy at the 2006-07 state tournament…PIL champs in 2007-08…state champs in 2007-2008…Oregon Coach of the Years 2007-08…PIL champs 2008-09…PIL Coach of the Year 2008-09. Now head basketball coach at PCC and has completely turned that program around.
Sue Davis…..2015 Community Service Inductee
She graduated from Jackson High School…attended Linfield College and PSU. Senior Administrative Assistant…13 years at Grant…splits time between counseling office and athletic department. She lives in Vancouver.