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2002

Coach John Emmons- John Emmons served as the Wolves Football and Boys Track Coach from 1978-1980. He led the Wolves to their most successful football season ever in 1980 when the team fashioned an overall record of 8-3 and advanced to the semifinals of the Missouri Class 2A State Playoffs. His 1980 team earned a playoff spot on a technicality under MSHSAA rules at that time, but promptly went about business, shutting out Stockton and Appleton City in the sectional and quarterfinal contests before bowing to Lexington. Coach Emmons later served as an assistant football coach at Southwest Missouri State University, Central Methodist University and with the Hamilton Tigercats of the Canadian Football League. 
Steve Gaddy- Steve Gaddy is a 1981 graduate of Reeds Spring High School. He was a key member of the 1980 football squad which advanced to the semifinal round of the Missouri Class 2A State Football Playoffs. Steve was selected to the first team Greene County League defensive team as a tackle during his senior year. He was also outstanding in Track, winning the Class 2A State Championship in the Shot Put in 1980. His throw of 50'11" in the Shot Put is a school record which still stands today. He is the only State Champion in Track in Reeds Spring school history. 
Lanny Curnes- Lanny Curnes is a 1982 graduate of Reeds Spring High School. He is one of the most outstanding football running backs in school history and helped lead the Wolves to the State Class 2A playoffs in 1980 as a junior. His performance against Appleton City in the State Quarterfinal contest played in the snow at Reeds Spring is one of the most outstanding single game performances of all time by a Wolves player. Lanny was selected to Greene County League all-conference team in both his junior and senior seasons as an offensive and defensive player. A three-sport athlete, Lanny also participated in Basketball and Track. 
Scott Chamberlin- Scott Chamberlin is a 1952 graduate of Reeds Spring High School. He was an outstanding contributor to the 1951-52 Wolves Basketball teams which finished with an overall record of 24-8 and advanced to the Class B Regional at Southwest Missouri State College in 1952. Scott later went on to a long career as an instructor at the Gibson Technical Center at Reeds Spring. 
Matt Kirsch- Matt Kirsch is a 1989 graduate of Reeds Spring High School. He is one of the most outstanding Tennis players to attend Reeds Spring High School. During his sophomore season, he helped lead the Boys Tennis team to a District Championship in Class 1A-3A and a third place finish in the State Tournament in the same classification. Matt was also a stand out player in Basketball. He is the only Reeds Spring High School student to be selected to the Sports Hall of Fame and the Outstanding Student Hall of Fame. Upon graduation from Reeds Spring, Matt graduated from Harvard University and is now a practicing attorney.