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Woodstock to induct 4 into Hall of Fame

Four new members will be inducted into the Woodstock High School Hall of Fame when the Blue Streaks host Johnsburg in boys basketball Feb. 1.

Three athletes – Lisa Strout Beard, Jeremy Magee and Greg Miller – will be in the induction class, along with former boys basketball coach Gordie Tebo.

Beard was a standout pitcher for the Streaks and also played volleyball and basketball. She won Woodstock’s Nina Witherall Award for the Most Outstanding Female Athlete in 1997. Beard, who earned 10 varsity letters and eight All-Fox Valley Conference or All-Area awards, used to be the Blue Streaks' head softball coach.

Magee was the leading rusher on the Streaks’ 1989 football team that reached the Class 4A playoff semifinals. He was a three-time state qualifier in track and field and played football at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He also played basketball in high school.

Miller was one of Woodstock’s best tennis players in school history. He was an FVC singles champion, won a sectional championship and was a No. 3 seed in the IHSA Boys Tennis State Tournament in the early 1980s.

Miller played at Seminole Community College in Florida then signed with Oklahoma State and played for the Cowboys on a full tennis scholarship. Oklahoma State won the 1985 Big Eight Conference team title. Miller later played professionally and was a founder of Boombah, a sports apparel company that specialized in slow-pitch softball uniforms and shoes.

Tebo coached the Blue Streaks for 18 years. He was the FVC Coach of the Year in 1984 and his teams won five regional titles.


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