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McHenry County College Athletics to induct 4 into Hall of Fame

McHenry County College Athletics will induct Don Biere, Jodie Kanaly, Matt Miller and Ken Ruud into its Hall of Fame at approximately 7 p.m. Jan. 23 between the women's and men's basketball games.

Biere served as MCC's women's and men's tennis coach from 1994-2005. Under his leadership, the women's team won conference titles in 2000 and 2001, while also qualifying for the NCJAA national tournament four times (2001, 2002, 2004, 2005). The men's team qualified for the national tournament in 1999.

Kanaly, a Marengo grad, played on MCC's women's basketball and softball teams from 1987 to '89. She was named to the all-conference team and All-Region IV team in the 1988-89 basketball season. Kanaly was also named to the all-conference softball team in 1989.

Miller, a Prairie Ridge grad, was a part of MCC's men's tennis team from 2011 to '13. He was named the Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference Player of the Year in 2012 after finishing an undefeated regular season. In 2013, he was a part of MCC's undefeated doubles team, winning the conference title, Region IV title, and qualifying for the NJCAA national tournament.

Ruud served as MCC's women's basketball coach from 1997-2006. His teams won seven consecutive conference titles from 2000 to '06 and played in four Region IV finals.

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