SRJC set to induct Hall of Fame class

Montgomery's Scott Ware leaps for a catch as Sonoma's Seth Smith tries to bring him down in Monty's 20-19 win over Sonoma Valley HS on Saturday. Sept, 17, 2000. Ware will be inducted into the SRJC Hall of Fame this year.  (JOHN BURGESS / The Press Democrat, 2000)

Montgomery’s Scott Ware leaps for a catch as Sonoma’s Seth Smith tries to bring him down in Monty’s 20-19 win over Sonoma Valley HS on Saturday.
Sept, 17, 2000. Ware will be inducted into the SRJC Hall of Fame this weekend.
(JOHN BURGESS / The Press Democrat, 2000)

By HOWARD SENZELL
FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT

Santa Rosa Junior College will induct seven former students into its Hall of Fame in a ceremony Saturday at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek Hotel.

The inductees are:

Johnnie Walker: A Healdsburg graduate, Walker earned letters in baseball, basketball and football during the 1960s.

Jason Bender: A graduate of Casa Grande, Bender was a champion javelin thrower in the early 1980s. He also was an outfielder on the baseball team.

Majell Aterado: Considered the best player to ever compete on a Bear Cubs soccer team, Aterado was a first-team All-American in 2004 and 2005.

Chelsea Hennan: A Healdsburg alum, Hennan had an outstanding 2002 water polo season while leading her team to the NorCal championship playoffs. She was a first team All-American the following year.

Susan Souksavath: A Piner grad, Souksavath played No. 1 singles for the tennis team from 2004-06. Her sophomore season, she was 32-1 in singles and 21-4 in doubles.

Scott Ware: A Montgomery graduate who became one of the best defensive backs in school history, Ware helped the Bear Cubs to an unbeaten season in 2003 and was named California Player of the Year.

Brad “Yogi” Beare: Beare, who is being inducted for his service to the school, was equipment manager for teams from 1969-2007.

For ticket information, call 527-4237.

Arabian horse show

The 56th annual Golden Gate Arabian Show and Competition will be Friday through Sunday at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.

There are more than 180 classes for halter and Western and English pleasure horses.

Classes, in the fairgrounds indoor arena, start at 8 a.m. each day, and there is no admission charge.

Football pads for grads

Alumni Football USA plans to form a league for full-contact football games among graduates of 10 Redwood Empire high schools: Montgomery, Rancho Cotate, Analy, El Molino, Maria Carrillo, Santa Rosa, Piner, Elsie Allen, Windsor and Cardinal Newman.

Sign-ups are available at AlumniFootballUSA.com or by calling Darren Taylor at 707-327-6079.

Rosters will be limited to 40 players per team.

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