Sports Award Inductees

Givens, Chris,"Goose"


Track and Field

Graduation Year:



Western Hills

  • Basketball
  • Most Valuable Player, leading scorer, most rebounds, All-PHSL 2nd Team, 1980-81
  • All-City Honorable Mention, Class AAA Ohio sectional champions, Ohio District runner-up, 1989-81
  • All-City 3rd, All-PHSL 1st, All-Metro 2nd team, PHSL Champions, Best Offensive Player award, 1981-1982
  • All-City 2nd, All-PHSL 1st, All-Metro 1st team, PHSL Co-Champions, Team Co-Captain, 1982-1983
  • Cincinnati Enquirer No.1 ranked City team, 1981-82; Cincinnati Post No. 1 ranked City team, 1982-1983
  • Most Valuable Player, leading scorer, 2nd most rebounds, 1982-1983
  • Cincinnati Athletic Amateur Union (AAU) Senior High School All Star Game MVP, 1982-1983
  • Top 500 State of Ohio basketball stars 1983, high school career points 944 (10, 11, 12th grade)
  • Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky AAU All Star Team, captain in Canada, Coach NBA Oscar Robertson, 1983
  • Best basketball team regular season record, most wins in school history, 18 wins, 2 losses, 1982-83
  • Track and Field Team (low, high hurdles, 100 yard dash), 1982-83

Jamestown (New York) Community College-Basketball

  • Most Valuable Player, team captain, 1983-84, 1984-85
  • National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Region III Honorable Mention, 1983-84, 1984-85

Butler University-Basketball

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Team Captain, 1986-87

Butler University Men's Basketball Assistant Coach, 1987-88

NBA Professional Amateur Basketball Winter League, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1988-89

CPS Head High School and Junior High School basketball coach, 1996-99; Head JV coach, 1990-95

Walnut Hills Middle School Girls City Champions, 15 wins, 0 losses; Coach of the Year, 1996-97

Ohio High School basketball and volleyball official; NCAA Women's DIV III, USCAA Men's basketball official