PIL Hall of Fame Inducts 59

Athletes and coaches from the 1910s through the 1990s will be inducted at the hall’s annual ceremony October 2009. 

Washington Cols Inducted:

Jim Brusco, 1945, football (all-PIL), baseball.

Rich Costi, 1953, basketball (all-PIL), baseball (all-PIL). Played basketball for UO. Coached high school sports in California.

Dick Estey, 1948, golf (state’s top junior in 1948; played in national junior quarterfinals).

Tom Jones, 1964 and coach, basketball (all-PIL), baseball (all-PIL, led league in batting). Played baseball at Oregon State. Coached basketball at Washington and Grant, placing second in state twice and third in state another year.

Jim Norton Jr., 1949 and coach, football (1949 Shrine team; twice second-team all-PIL), basketball, baseball (1948 state championship team). Coached football and basketball at Franklin and Madison; athletic director at Madison.

Charles Parsons, 1916, football (three-time all-PIL; led league in scoring twice; played on 1913 national team), track and field. Played football at Oregon.