• Bob Oar

    Class of 1963
    Although best known for his football exploits, Bob Oar was also a standout in track and basketball at Aberdeen.

    Transferring from North Bend, Ore., following his sophomore year, Oar earned all-league and all-state as a running back in 1962. He was named to the Scholastic Magazine All-American team the same year.

    After running fifth at state in the 220-yard dash as a junior, he was a key member of the Bobcats' 1963 state 2A track championship, being a part of a 4x220 relay team that finished second.

    Oar also played basketball for two years at Aberdeen and was team captain as a senior.

    Following graduation, Oar attended Stanford University. Although knee injuries ended his football career after playing as a freshman, he earned a degree in political science.