Class of 2016

Gabrielle Abernathy


As Deer Valley High School’s first distinguished female volleyball player, Gabrielle Abernathy is still regarded as its greatest. Read More “Gabrielle Abernathy”

Niles Almarinez


He stood only 5-foot-6 and weighed barely 150 pounds, but everything about Niles Almarinez on the soccer field was big. Read More “Niles Almarinez”

Stephanie Andrews


The list of dominating Panther softball pitchers is long and impressive, including previous Antioch Sports Legends Sue Cardinale (2009), Mia Rexroth (2010) and Dawn Hilgenberg (2013). Read More “Stephanie Andrews”

Bob Beswick

Community Leader

In the same way a stone cast into a pond creates ripples, Bob Beswick had a profound impact the Antioch community. Read More “Bob Beswick”

Christine Brockett

All-Around Athlete

On the playing field, there wasn’t anything Christine Brockett couldn’t achieve. And, she seemed to do it all so easily. Read More “Christine Brockett”

Alfie Del Favero


When he earned a spot on the Antioch High baseball team as a sophomore, Alfie Del Favero left no doubt that he could hit. Read More “Alfie Del Favero”

Bill Dupree


Antioch High may have dominated high school wrestling in the 1980s, but it wasn’t always that way. Enter Bill Dupree who changed it all. Read More “Bill Dupree”

Joe Gambetta


Considered one of the top boy’s golf tournaments in the Bay Area, since 1991, the Gambetta Invitational has been known for its great tradition and quality—like the man it is named after. Read More “Joe Gambetta”

Rich Hall


From a brilliant high school career in the trenches at Antioch High School to a championship college career at the University of Arizona to a current 18-year stint in the NFL as an umpire, Rich Hall has had an illustrious football career. Read More “Rich Hall”

Larry Lentz II


Larry Lentz II was something of a volleyball pioneer for East Contra Costa County. The 1995 Antioch High School boy’s volleyball squad won their first North Coast Section (NCS) volleyball crown and Lentz was one of the reasons why. Read More “Larry Lentz II”