Hank Critchfield first appeared on the local sports scene as a fine Wooster High football player. He has been a leading light ever since. He was an excellent center at Wooster College, where he earned All-America mention. He played professionally while attending Western Reserve law school. He coached for years, played softball, has been active in harness racing for a half century and served as advisor and friend to all who are interested in sports. He knows virtually everyone of consequence on the collegiate and professional sports scene.