JEFF PAYNE - Jeff Payne is a 1990 graduate of Reeds Spring High School. Jeff was a four-year letterman in Golf during the early years of the program. He was the first Reeds Spring golfer to participate in the State Tournament. His hard work and dedication to the sport helped serve as an example to underclassmen during his time in High School and helped solidify the program at Reeds Spring. The annual High School Golf Tournament held each year in April is named in his honor as a memorial to his legacy.
CLAY WHEELER - Clay Wheeler is a 1999 graduate of Reeds Spring High School. Clay was an outstanding contributor to the Football and Baseball programs during his years as a student. In Football, his abilities as a Wide Receiver and Quarterback helped lead the Wolves to the first round of the state playoffs in 1997 and a Central Ozark Conference Class 3 Division championship in 1998. Clay was an outstanding catcher and pitcher for the Wolves baseball team and was a Central Ozark Conference 1st Team selection both his Junior and Senior years. Following graduation, Clay moved on to Southwest Missouri State University where he graduated in 2003. At SMSU, he played Baseball and served as the designated hitter for the 2003 SMSU Baseball team which went to the College World Series.
KATIE HOWARD - Katie Howard is a 2001 graduate of Reeds Spring High School. She was a standout in Volleyball and Basketball during her two years at Reeds Spring and was a two-year letterman in both sports as well as being selected to the Central Ozark Conference first teams in both sports her Junior and Senior years. She helped lead the Lady Wolves to a COC championship in Volleyball during her Junior year and a COC championship in Basketball her Senior year. She was a part of one of the most outstanding Girls Basketball teams in school history and holds the school career record for free throw percentage with 78.4% and for field goal percentage with 63.1%. She is also the single-season record holder for rebounds with 253 and for free throw percentage with 79.5%. Katie is also a member of the Reeds Spring High School Hall of Fame. She furthered her education at College of the Ozarks where she and her sisters were members of outstanding Women’s Basketball teams which reached the National NAIA Tournament. Katie graduated from C of O in 2005.
ALLISON REGIER - Allison Regier is a 2002 graduate of Reeds Spring High School. She was a standout in Volleyball, Basketball and Track during her High School career and was a four-year letterman in all three sports. Allison holds school records in Basketball for career scoring with 1,596 points and rebounds with 559. She holds single season records in Basketball with 626 points and steals with 83. Her 40 points against Marshfield in 2002 is the school record for a single game. In Track, Allison set school records in the 300 Meter Hurdles at 46.1 seconds, 400 Meter Dash at 58.9 seconds and in the Triple Jump at 34’7”. Allison was a key figure in two of the most successful Girls Basketball teams in school history and was a two-time Central Ozark Conference first team member in Basketball. She was selected to the All-State Basketball team during her Senior year. She is also a member of the Reeds Spring High School Hall of Fame.
1999-2001 VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM
The Varsity Girls Basketball teams from 1999-2001 set school records for total victories at Reeds Spring. Coached by Dale Gilchrist, the 1999-2000 became the only basketball team at Reeds Spring (Boys or Girls) to win three tournament championships in one season. The Lady Wolves captured tournament championships at Fair Grove, Southwest of Washburn and their own Reeds Spring Invitational. The team fashioned an overall record of 26-2 during that year with the only two losses coming to Nixa , the eventual Class 3 State Champion. The 2000-2001 edition of the Lady Wolves won tournament championships at Fair Grove and Reeds Spring and participated in the prestigious KTXR Lady Classic at Drury University. Their overall record of 25-4 included a Class 3 District Championship and a Central Ozark Conference championship at 9-0. The Lady Wolves reached the quarterfinals of the Class 3 State Tournament before falling to Marshfield.
1999-2000 team members included: Beth Battaglia, Jennifer Besperat, Angel Best, Joy Dorr, Holly Dorr, Becky Eye, Michelle Hearron, Kallie Howard, Katie Howard, Kellie Howard and Allison Regier. The team was coached by Head Coach Dale Gilchrist and Assistants Francis Howard and Scott Walker.
2000-2001 team members included: Holly Dorr, Lindsey Frobenius, Michelle Hearron, Kallie Howard, Katie Howard, Kellie Howard, Dayna Lindwedel, Suzanne Pace, Ashley Poindexter, Allison Regier, Kelly Ryan and Jessica Selby.