1998 Hall of Fame Bios

Preston L. Barndt – Graduated from Pennridge in 1960 and lettered four years in baseball and football.  He was a member of the 1957 undefeated Bux-Mont football champs.  As a senior he was the football co-captain and All Bux-Mont first team.  In 1967 he helped organize the Pennridge Greenjackets football team and coached until ’83.  He helped coach the ninth grade football team when the season opening was threatened because of a strike.  He was a member of the Pennridge-Quakertown Area Sports Hall of Fame board of directors until his death.

Charles “Charlie” Guenst – Graduated in 1952.  He played for Tylersport as the youngest player in Tri-County League from 1947-’52, batted .400 and made the all star team.  At Sell-Perk he played 4 years of baseball, was All Bux-Mont three times and co-captain twice.  He was an All Star in Legion ball.  He helped Sell-Perk win volleyball districts twice, sixth in states in 1951 and fourth in states in 1952.  He was the Bux-Mont javelin Champ in 1952 won districts and was third at states.  He signed with the St. Louis Cardinals and played in the Georgia State League.

Charlie “Skip” Kline – Graduated from Quakertown High School in 1955 where he multiple lettered in football, basketball and baseball.  He was All Bux-Mont in basketball and baseball and a member of the championship teams in basketball and football in 1954.  He graduated from Lafayette College in 1959 where he captained the baseball team and played in the College World Series.  At Lafayette he led the team in hitting 2 of his 3 varsity years and had a career batting average of .379.

James “Tippy” Orr – Graduated in 1956.  He played football and was a co-captain and honorable mention All Bux-Mont.  He also was All League in basketball.  He co-captained the track team and threw the javelin finishing first in Bux-Mont, second in District and sixth in the state.  At Muhlenberg he was the football co-captain, MVP and honorable mention Little All American.  He was also the track captain and sixth in the javelin at Mid-Atlantic States.  He won the Muhlenberg College Outstanding Male Athlete Award.

Russell Pompei – Played baseball for the state championship Perkasie Legion team in 1933.  Then he played ball for the Firemen in the Perkasie Community League and also in the North Penn League.  He played for the VFW and Tylersport teams in softball in the Quakertown League.  He managed Connie Mack team in Quakertown for 24 years and spent many years umpiring for Quakertown Little League.

Dennis “Denny” Robison – Graduated from Pennridge in 1960 and was All Bux-Mont in basketball and baseball.  At Moravian he was a basketball co-captain, MVP, leading scorer and All East Small College selection.  He was the head baseball coach at Pennridge for 18 years winning three league championships and the state championship in 1987.  He also coached basketball at Pennridge for 14 years.  He coached the Quakertown Blazers for 15 years winning 4 league championships and 10 division championships.  He was elected to the Tri-County Hall of Fame in 1990.

Stanley L. Slotter, Sr. – He graduated from Quakertown High School in 1938 and played school baseball from 1937-’38.  He played for the Quakertown Legion Baseball team and later played for the Quakertown Scholastics batting .336.  He played Tri-County ball for Richlandtown for many years and then managed the team.  He was elected to the Tri-County Hall of Fame in 1990.

Harriet (Dietz) Young – She starred in hockey, basketball and softball for four years playing on numerous championship teams for Quakertown High School.  She earned All Bux-Mont honors in both basketball and hockey.  In 1952 she was the MVP in hockey and was elected co-captain of the basketball team.