Alumni News Births
Rebecca (Herriott) Cronin,
Class of ’85,
and husband Bob, Rapid City, are celebrating the birth of their first child, Christopher Michael, Oct. 17, 2006.
(Trish) Patricia (Schaefer), Class of ’93,
and husband Brian Montgomery, Phoenix, Ariz., had a baby boy,
Leeland Roy, Dec. 22, 2006. Leeland arrived early to make a perfect holiday present. He weighed 2 lbs. 5 oz.
Little inducted in state Hall of Fame Little
Michelle (Dorrance) Costabile, Class of ’94, and husband Jeff, Parker, Ariz., had a baby boy, Asher James, Nov. 20, 2005. Michelle is a junior high reading and lan- guage teacher.
Russell “Rusty” Luebchow, Class of ’96,
ave Little was inducted into the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame. Dave was the track and cross country coach at BHSU from 1968 to 1998. He led the Yellow Jackets to 53 South Dakota Intercollegiate Conference titles (21 cross country, 32 track) and 12 NAIA District 12 titles (10 cross country, 2 track). He was named District 12 Coach of the Year 14 times (10 Cross Country, four track). He also served as BHSU athletic director from 1986-90 and 1996-02.
and wife Elizabeth, Albuquerque, N.M., had a baby boy, Kayden Willoughby, April 25, 2007. He weighed 5 lbs.
Oren revisits KBHU-FM
university radio station 89.1, KBHU- FM, when it went on the air in 1974, (left) recently revisited the radio station control room during a return visit to his alma mater (below). Keith, who is now semi-retired, does contract work editing text for McGraw-Hall Publishing. He also assists with the development of stu- dent achievement tests and high school exit exams for several states.
After graduating from BHSU, Keith, worked as a engineer at KULR-TV in Billing, Mont., and later worked at the Sacramento Bee newspaper which won three Pulitzer Prizes while he was employed there. He now spends his sum- mers in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta, and winters in California; with periodic trips to South Dakota.
eith Oren, Class of ’76, who was one of the first disc jockeys to broadcast on the
Sarahbeth (Reedy) Herz, Class of ’97, and husband Jon, attended, Black Hawk, had a baby boy, Jarrett William, Dec. 1, 2006. He weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz.
Molly (Charron) Jackson, Class of ’97, and husband Brain, Sioux Falls, had a baby boy, Cole James, Aug. 26, 2006. He weighed 6 lbs. 1 oz. Molly is a loan officer at Deerfield Bank.
(Cudmore) Jackson, Class of ’99, and husband Darrin, Murdo, had a baby girl, Breanna Gardell, May 24, 2006.
McNames, Class of ’99, and wife Brigitte, Midland, Mich., had a baby girl, Gabriella (Ella) Grace, Dec. 28, 2006. She weighed
7 lbs. 13 oz. Josh is a finance analyst for Dow Chemical.
Mark Nore, Class of ’99, and wife Melissa (Braegger), Class of ’02, Belle Fourche, had a baby girl, Lily Markel, April 18, 2007. She weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. Mark is the women’s basketball coach at BHSU. Melissa teaches in Belle Fourche.
Dawn (Frantz) Strand, Class of ’00, Evansville, Wyo., and husband Matt, had a baby boy,
William Henry, Aug. 30, 2006. Dawn is an eighth grade language arts teacher.
Mitch Adams, Class of ’01, and wife Alissa (McGee), Class of ’00, Spearfish, had a baby girl, Elouise, April 2, 2007. She weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz. The couple teach in the Meade School District.
Tokina (Rossow) McHarry, Class of ’01, Oakes, N.D., and husband Brad, had a baby girl, Samantha Sharee, Oct. 4, 2006. She weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz. Tokina is a watershed- conservationist.
Jeffrey Borchers, Class of ’03, and wife Shelley, Battle Creek, Neb., had a baby boy, Blake Joseph, June 10, 2006. He weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz.
Jeffrey is a wild life biologist for the Nebraska Game and Park Commission.
Sommerlyn (Mortensen) Naescher, Class of ’03, Gillette, Wyo., and hus- band Gary, had a baby girl, Malaya Marie, Dec. 21, 2006. Sommerlyn is a staff accountant at Pasek, Howell, Bell & Associates, CPAs, PC.
Jessie Willard, Class of ’04 and wife Terra (Paul), Class of ‘01, Fort Collins, Colo., had a baby boy, Miles James, Dec. 28, 2006. Terra is a fourth grade teacher and Jessie is a clinical coordinator at the Medical Center of the Rockies.
Katie (Babb) Brown, Class of ’04, and hus- band Brent, Sioux Falls, had a baby girl, Mary Elizabeth, April 26, 2006. Katie works at the circu- lation desk for the Caille Branch Library.
Lori (Fuoss) Nemec, Class of ’04, and hus- band Tim, Midland, had a baby girl, Rachael Ann, June 26, 2006. Lori coaches volleyball and is a farmer and rancher.
Zac Alcorn, Class of ’06, and wife Jennifer, DePere, Wis. had a baby girl, Jada Raechelle, Sept. 29, 2006. She weighed 8 lbs. 10 oz. Zac is a tight- end for the Green Bay Packers.
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