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Craig Casault Inducted Into SHS Athletic Hall Of Fame
By: Mike Stiles - Monday, October 7, 2019

Craig Casault speaks during the induction of the new SHS Athletic Hall Of Fame members (photo courtesy of Mike Stiles/WBET News)

(STURGIS) – Six individuals were inducted into the Sturgis High School Athletic Hall Of Fame Saturday night.

One of the new inductees is Craig Casault, who graduated in 1971. During his time as an SHS student, Casault played football and track where he won varsity letters. But it was on the basketball court that Casault gained the most recognition.

He was named First Team All Twin Valley Conference his senior year, along with being named UPI All State Captain for Class B and was a Detroit Free Press First Team All Stater, along with being an All American.

Long time friend Randy Pahls inducted Casault and said that his individual accomplishments were always about trying to make the team he was on better. One example of that according to Pahls happened when Casault's Sturgis team took on Albion. ...... {LISTEN}.

Casault spoke briefly and thanked several people. ...... {LISTEN}.

After graduating from SHS, Casault earned a full scholarship to play basketball at St. Mary's College in California, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. He then played professional basketball in Europe from 1975 to 1981.

Casault returned to Sturgis where he was the Director of Facilities for Sturgis Public Schools for 37 years.

Also inducted Saturday night were Katlin (Abbs) Bergman, Kendra (Begly) Eicher, Ray Martin, Adam Simonson and former coach Robert Miller.

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