Bill Schroer

 

Bill Schroer

High School: Rochester 1945

College: VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY 1951

Inducted 1995

2-yr varsity player for Rochester Zebras despite weighing in at 125 lb...played on 2 sectional championship teams...captain, MVP and leading scorer in 1945...set school free throw record and finished 2nd in conference in scoring...also conf. high jump champ and undefeated in 3 yrs as softball pitcher...following service, earned 5 letters at Valparaiso, led nation in free throw pct...Valpo's captain, MVP, and top scorer as senior....coached and taught 6 yrs at Talma High, then returned to Rochester where he served for 32 years as a teacher, coach, athletic director, counselor, and assistant principal...authored a book on Rochester sports history, served twenty years on the City Council, and helped found the Northern Lakes Conference.

Bill Schroer


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