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Jacobs to induct six to Hall of Fame

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The Jacobs High School Athletic Hall of Fame has announced the six individuals who will be inducted as the Class of 2014.

The inductees are:

•Scott Allen, a 2004 graduate who played football, basketball and baseball for the Golden Eagles. He was Jacobs' Outstanding Male Athlete for 2003-04 and an academic all-stater. He went on to receive his college education at the University of Illinois, where he also played club baseball.

•Tiffany Boshers. A 2001 grad, Boshers played volleyball, basketball and soccer and was the first Golden Eagle girls basketball player to score more than 1,000 career points. The school's 2000-01 Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year, she went on to play soccer at Baylor before playing professionally for the Chicago United Breeze and the New Castle United Jets in Australia.

•Lisa Kimpel (McKay), a 1986 graduate who ran cross country and track four years who was the McHenry County champion in 1982.

•Johnny Moran. A 2008 alum, Moran was a four-year letter winner in basketball and a three-time all-conference and all-area selection who holds numerous Jacobs records, including being the program's all-time leading scorer with 1,918 points. He went on to play at Northern Iowa, where he helped that school to two NCAA Tournament appearances, including a run to the Sweet Sixteen in 2010.

•Tiffany Nelson, a 1991 graduate who lettered in golf, basketball and track, qualifying for state in golf and track. The 1990-91 Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year went on to play golf at Purdue and currently works for the PGA Tour.

•Sam Shepherd. A 2005 alum, Shepard played football and ran track and is the state record holder for kickoff return touchdowns in a season. He was also the state runner-up in the 400-meter dash his senior year and went on to run at Penn, where he was named to the all-Ivy League track team.

For more information on the Jacobs Athletic Hall of Fame, email

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