Travis Hitt, Class of 1972, Selected as 2018 SDSU Hall of Fame Member

Foothiller Travis Hitt, Class of 1972, was a part of GHS's early 1970's great CIF teams!
Travis played at SDSU during the Don Coryell years!
Below is the news release describing Travis at State.
Travis Hitt (Football)
1973-76
Won four letters on The Mesa ... Received honorable mention All-America distinction from UPI in 1976 … Named team's most valuable player and defensive player of the year as a senior (1976) … Garnered first-team all-PCAA accolades after recording a team-high 153 tackes during his junior campaign (1975) (team played as an independent his senior season) … Set the school record (has since been matched) with 17 assisted tackles against New Mexico (Nov. 27, 1976) … Played on teams that posted a combined 35-7-2 record and finished the 1973 and 1974 campaigns ranked 19th nationally by UPI.
 
 

GHS Pitchers Return to San Diego

Joe Musgove, Class of 2011, and a starting pitcher for the Pitsburgh Pirates, pitched at Petco Park June 29, 2018 in front of family, friends, and Foothillers.  Steve Brault, Class of 2010, is also a relief pitcher for the Pittsburg Steelers.  "Pitching in front of at least 75 friends and family members, the right-hander tossed seven shutout innings against his hometown team. Musgrove (3-3) was facing the Padres for the first time in his three-year big league career. He allowed seven singles while striking out five and walking two.":

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sports/high-school-preps/sd-sp-pirates-pitchers-20180628-htmlstory.html

Edna Swink Kouns, Class of 1932, 104 and Going Strong

http://www.eccalifornian.com/article/lakeside-icon-edna-kouns-celebrates-104-years

If you would like to "meet" Edna in person, we have a DVD of an interview we did of Edna in her home, about her Grossmont High School memories.

Edna Swink Kouns, Class of 1932, Interview $15 plus $5 mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Watching this video, you will be as charmed by Edna, as we are. A professional production of a 2015 interview of Edna, which reveals the timelessness of many Foothiller traditions. Our thanks to GHS alumni Jeremy Cooke, Don Ginn, and Brandon Plantz for making this possible.

"Earthrise" Iconic Photo Taken by Astronaut Bill Anders, Class of 1951

In a Los Angeles Times article on March 4, 2018, the photo "Earthrise" is described as "one of the most celebrated photos ever.  It showed the Earth in all its living glory.  It invited people to step away from one of the most contentious years anyone could remember and gain some perspective....The picture was credited with helping to launch the environmental movement."  In our astronaut display, we have copy of the photo donated by Bill on the Museum's Grand Opening in 2008. To read the complete article, visit

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-1968-looking-back-20180301-htmlstory.html

Tommy Rutherford, Class of 2016, Big West First Team

Tommy Rutherford, a sophomore starter for the UC Irvine Men's Basketball team, was selected to the Big West All-Conference First Team. "Rutherford led the conference through the regular season shooting 59.4% from the field to average 10.5 points a game in 21.5 minutes. Rutherford has played in every game this season, starting 29 of them, and ranks second on the squad with 5.8 rebounds per game. His 6.0 rebounds per game in conference play is eighth-best. Tommy also swatted 14 shots in conference, tied for fifth-best."