Rangers News · Ranger Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Inducted


Four more people were inducted into the Ranger Athletic Hall of Fame this past week. The inductees were honored at halftime of the Homecoming football game on Friday and Saturday with an induction banquet at the high school.

This year’s class included: Carol Howe Veenstra, Robyn (Rude) Hoerr, Greg Selisker, and Ben Barrato. Congratulations to all four of these great Rangers!!

(Pictured L-R: Barrato, Hoerr, Veenstra, Selisker)

Carol Howe Veenstra

Athletic Achievements/Honors:

  • 15 seasons as College of St. Benedict Volleyball Coach
    • Record of 342-142
    • 11 NCAA Playoff Appearances, 6 MIAC titles, 1990 3rd Place NCAA
  • 10 seasons as St. Cloud Tech Volleyball Coach
    • Four state tournament appearances
  • 5 seasons as St. Cloud Tech Track & Field Coach
  • 2017 MN State University Moorhead Distinguished Alumni Award
  • 2016 Tech High School Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2015 MIAC Distinguished Service Award
  • 2015 CSB Athletics Margy Hughes Inspirational Award
  • 2014 Central Lakes College Outstanding Alumni Award
  • 2011 Recipient of Nell Jackson Administrator of the Year Award, Women Leaders in College Sports
  • 2004 CSB Hall of Fame, 1987 Volleyball Team (Head Coach)
  • 2003 Central Lakes College Hall of Fame
  • 2001 MN State University Moorhead Dragon Hall of Fame
  • 1998 St. Cloud Tech Athletic Hall of Fame
  • 1997 MIAC Volleyball Coach of the Year
  • 1996 Minnesota High School Volleyball Coaches’ Hall of Fame

Robyn (Rude) Hoerr

Athletic Achievements/Honors:

  • Basketball
    • Numerous all-conference, all-district awards.
    • All-State senior year
    • Co-captain junior and senior years
    • 1000 point club
  • Tennis
    • 3-year letter winner at No. 1 Single’s
  • Track
    • Multiple time district champion (400m run and 1600m relay)
    • Region champion (400m run and 1600m relay)
    • State participant in 400m run and 4th place State in 1600m relay
    • C-I School Record 400m run. Time of 59.6
  • Minnesota State University Mankato Maverick Achievement Award
  • Play basketball at Minnesota State University Mankato

Greg Selisker

Athletic Achievements/Honors:

  • Basketball
    • 3 year starter
    • 3x All-Conference selection
    • 2x All-State team of the week (WCCO)
    • WCCO Team of the Year
    • 2x All-District 18 Team of the Year
    • 4x 30 points or more in a game, 1x 40 points
    • Team MVP junior and senior year
    • 1000 Point Club
  • Baseball
    • 3 year starter
    • 2x All-Conference selection
    • 2x All-District Team
    • Career batting average over .400
  • 1984 C-I Athlete of the Year

Ben Barrato

Athletic Achievements/Honors:

  • Football
    • 3x All-Conference football
    • High School All-Star game selection
  • Basketball
    • All-Conference senior year
    • Led conference and area in scoring senior year
  • Baseball
    • 3x All-Conference
  • Bemidji State University Football
    • 3x All-Conference selection
    • Ended 11th all-time in tackles and 5th all-time in assisted tackles