CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 1988 INDUCTEES
Herbert Budde ('49) | Baseball, Basketball, Football
Herbert (Huck) Budde graduated from St. Xavier in 1949. He ran track as a freshman and played baseball his sophomore, junior and senior years. He played football and basketball all four years at X. He earned letters in his final three years.
In football Huck played end. In his junior year he caught touchdown passes against Withrow, Hughes, and Elder. In addition, he was on the receiving end of Dan Brady's last second, game-tying touchdown in the 1947 X-Bacon game.
Huck was the starting center for the basketball team. As one of the team's top scorers senior year, he helped lead the team to a 16-6 mark, a GCL co-championship, and a second place finish in the district tournament.
During his high school career, Huck was named to the Post's all- city first team (basketball) as both a junior and a senior. As a senior he was named to the Post's all-city first team (football). Also in his senior year The Times-Star named Huck to its all-city basketball team and made him honorary captain of that team.
Huck continued playing basketball at Xavier University. In his senior year he was co-captain of the team. The '52-'53 Xavier yearbook refers to Huck as "one of the most outstanding X cagers of the past several seasons" and goes on to point out that in that season Huck set the (then) all-time XU season scoring record with 501 points. Huck scored 26 points in XU's win over UC that year.
Bill Cady ('47) | Basketball, Football
Bill Cady '47 played varsity basketball all four years at St. X. He played varsity football his final three years. His junior year he played baseball. In football he played offensive end. On the basketball team he played center and was a consistently high scorer. In his junior and senior years the basketball team's combined record was 36-13. In his senior year Bill served as captain of both the football and basketball teams.
Bill later attended Xavier University where he continued playing basketball. In his senior year he was a starter on the team during its 16-10 season. Bill was often one of the team's leading scorers, producing 22 points in a win over Miami and 18 in a loss to Dayton.
Following college, Bill coached basketball at Steubenville College and McNicholas High School. He has been the head basketball coach at LaSalle High School since the school opened. He had 400 career wins as a basketball coach. At various times he has also served as athletic director at LaSalle.
Bill Lukens ('73) | Football, Wrestling
Bill Lukens '73 played football all four years at St. X. He was a starter on both the freshman and reserve teams. His junior year he was a starting offensive guard, and in his senior year he played both offensive and defensive tackle. Serving as captain of the team as a senior, Bill won the following awards: team MVP, outstanding offensive lineman in the GCL, all-GCL, all-city, all-state (honorable mention). He also played in the East-West all-star team and the North-South all-star team.
Bill also wrestled for four years at St. X. As a heavyweight in his senior year, he was team captain and finished second in district competition and seventh in state competition.
At Ohio State Bill played football all four years and was the starting offensive guard as a junior and senior. As a junior he was named first team all-Big Ten and achieved honorable mention as an academic all-American.
As a senior he was tri-captain of the team. His achievements his senior year included OSU outstanding offensive lineman, first team academic all-American, first team all-Big Ten, and honorable mention All-American. During his years at Ohio State Bill played in three Rose Bowls and one Orange Bowl.