1993 Hall of Fame Bios

Charles “Charlie” Apple – Graduated from Sell-Perk in 1933 and played all sports.  Was All Bux-Mont in football in his junior and senior years and won team championships in those years.  He received an athletic scholarship to Franklin and Marshall where he lettered for three years on teams that only lost a total of four games.  He played against Vince Lombardi of Fordam.  After graduation he coached the Sellersville Greenjackets.

Paul “Moose” Barndt – Moose covered all the bases as an outstanding high school and college athlete, teacher, coach, administrator, serviceman and currently a Senior Olympics medalist.  He graduated in 1946 and earned letters at Quakertown High School in football, baseball and track.  He later lettered in football, baseball, wrestling, and swimming while at East Stroudsburg.  He earned six medals at the 1992 State Senior Olympics and will compete in the Nationals in June, 1993.

Jesse “Jess” Cressman – Was a guiding hand in Quakertown High School athletics having served as faculty manager for twenty-two years.  Loyalty marked his career at Quakertown.  He devoted his entire life to the service of others, particularly to the youth of the community.

Wayne Cressman – Track was his sport.  From 1938-1940 he won numerous medals.  He set or tied meet records in the 100 yard dash and relays.  In 1940 he was invited to Franklin Field for the Interscholastic Track and Field Meet.  He also played football and baseball at Sell-Perk.  He received the American Legion Award.

James “Jim” Hackett – Sell-Perk baseball and basketball PIAA official.  He was the first sports director of WBUX.  He devoted 35 years to sports reporting and organizing youth programs in marbles, tennis, Little League, Connie Mack, basketball, as well as adult Big Six Football, Sell-Perk golf, bowling, softball and the Bux-Mont Swim League, Sell-Perk High baseball, and basketball and Perkasie Legion.

Stanley “Doc” Moyer – Captained Quakertown High School’s first football team and later captained the Ursinus College football team in 1925. He coached semi-pro Quakertown Blue Jays football team.  He served the Quakertown School Board for twenty-five years.  He was a flight surgeon during World War II and practiced family medicine in the area for over 50 years.  He was still playing competitive tennis at age 75.

Willard M. Moyer – Outstanding athlete at Quakertown High School participating in football, basketball and baseball in the early ‘20s.  He also starred for Ursinus College and is a member of the Ursinus Hall of Fame.  He spent many years as a baseball player in the semi-pro East Penn League.

Howard “John” Nase – Director of Athletics at Sell-Perk and Pennridge 1942-1958.  He was a principal at the Junior and Senior High School and served as the president of the Bux-Mont League.  He was a director of the Sell-Perk school sponsored summer recreation program.  He pitched Blooming Glen to two titles in the early ‘30s.  He was active in his church and community throughout his entire life.

Philip “Gassy” Richter – Lettered in football, basketball and baseball at Quakertown High School.  He was active in Little League baseball and midget football in the community.  He was a supporter of youth of the community and was always present at high school sporting events.

Oscar “Ozzie” Wall - He earned nine Sell-Perk letters and graduated in 1939.  He played four years of football where he was known for his blocking and tackling.  He was also an agile basketball performer.  He held the school record in the high jump and the pole vault.  He served six years in the Navy during World War II and was cited for saving shipmates on the USS Calhoun.  He died in an industrial accident.