Dick Holzgraefe


Dick Hozgraefe

Hall of Fame Inductee:
Holzgraefe, a 1960 graduate, lettered in football, track and basketball. He was a fullback on the 1959 football team that finished with an 8-1 record - the best record any QHS team compiled in 19 previous years. He was selected to the Champaign News Gazette all-state team and the Chicago American all-state team, and he also was an honorable mention All-American.
Holzgraefe was on the basketball team for three years, scoring 160 points during his senior season. In track, he set the district record in the discuss event and qualified for the state meet as a senior.
He attended the University of Missouri on a football scholarship for one year before transferring to Western Illinois University , where he was a starting offensive tackle for three years.