Class of 1951
Standout Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track Athlete, Boise State 1951-53
Inducted into the Boise State Hall of Fame in 1988
Frank Teverbaugh, one the few four-sport athletes to compete for the Broncos, lettered football, basketball, baseball and track. An offensive end in football, Teverbaugh was a starter in 1952 with one of his top games against Weber College when he caught three touchdowns. As a forward in basketball, he had an outstanding sophomore season and was named conference player of the week. As an outfielder for the Bronco baseball team, Teverbaugh lettered and made many key hits. He also competed and lettered one season for the Broncos track team.
Frank Teverbaugh -U of Idaho
Although born in Coldwater, Kansas, Frank Teverbaugh has always been athletically connected to the Northwest. He grew up and played sports in Mountain Home, Idaho. While attending Boise Junior College, he was one of the few to letter in four sports, football, basketball, baseball and track, and was selected to the Boise Junior College Hall of Fame.He then moved on to the University of Idaho tobe a standout athlete in football and baseball. The highlight of his college football career came in 1954 when Idaho beat Washington State College for the first time in 29 years.In the 10-0 victory, Teverbaugh scored the only touchdown in the upset win.In 1961, Frank's storied coaching career began in Reardan, WA. The following year, he became head basketball coach.Teverbaugh led the boys' basketball team to an eight year record of 165-29, which included a 57-game winning streak through two undefeated seasons and Class B state titles in 1966 and again in 1967. In 1970, he made the move to Richland and took over the program for the very popular and successful Art Dawald (Central Washington Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2001 Inductee).Here, he compiled an enviable 155-23 record with a state championship crown in 1972.His teams also placed second three years, and fourth place another year. In 1977, Coach Teverbaugh left Richland High School and went on to coach men's basketball as both an assistant and head coach at Columbia Basin College for eight years.In his inaugural year as head coach, he led the Hawks to a junior college title in 1981. Frank Teverbaugh is the only coach in the state's history to have won titles at three different levels: Class B, Class 3A and college. Teverbaugh credits all of his success to the athletes he has had the privilege of coaching .Frank and his wife Roberta have been married 54 years and reside in Richland.
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The class, which will be honored during a banquet May 19 at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, is comprised of track standout Kelly Blair-LaBounty, baseball coach Bill Faller, athlete Billy Harris and basketball coach Frank Teverbaugh.
Local Inductees into Washington Sports Hall of Fame
Frank Teverbaugh: Richland HS Basketball Coach.
Longtime Yakima Valley Community College baseball coach Bill Faller, standout Prosser athlete Kelly Blair-LaBounty, former Tri-Cities basketball coach Frank Teverbaugh and ex-minor league baseball star Billy Harris will be inducted into the Central Washington Sports Hall of Fame in Kennewick.
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