Photo of Ralph Nickerson

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Photo of Ralph Nickerson
School: Jefferson Graduation Year: 1970

Year Inducted: 2012

Sports Played: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field

High School Honors: Football: 2-year letter winner; All-City as Senior; played in Shrine All-Star game. Basketball: 2-year letter winner; member City Championship team. Baseball: 2-year letter winner. Track & Field: 1-year letter winner; threw Javelin in dual meets on non-Baseball game days. Hopkin Jenkins (Outstanding Senior Athlete) Award recipient as Senior

Post High School Career: Football: on scholarship for 2 years at Arizona State University; 2 years at Pacific University (OR); All-Conference at QB as Senior, holding 11 school records upon completion of career. Baseball: 2-year letter winner; All-Conference and All-District as Senior. Spent 20 years in mortgage banking and last 8 years teaching, including last 4 years in Portland Public Schools. Participated in City League sports; playing Football for 17 years and playing and coaching Basketball for 23 years, including 2 years as National Champion in 6′ and under category


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