Photo of Richard Langston

Richard LangstonRichard Langston

Photo of Richard Langston
School: Washington Graduation Year: 1951

Year Inducted: 2014

Sports Played: Cross Country, Track and Field

High School Honors: 3-year letter winner in track. After winning the Jayvee mile championship as a sophomore, he was elevated to Varsity and helped the Colonials win the 1949 PIL team Championship. 2-year letter winner in cross country, PIL and State champion as junior; PIL champion and 2nd in State by 2 steps to Bill Dillinger of Olympic fame as a senior. On website, All-American and national champion as a junior in 1949; All-American as a senior. Team 2nd in State as senior.

Post High School Career: University of Portland, won 4 letters each in track and cross country on scholarship. Lived and worked in Japan for 38 years for Sega, the giant multinational video game maker.

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