Jason Plachetka
Jason Plachetka A graduate member of the Tomahawk High School Class of 1992, participating in hockey, golf, and baseball all four years and earning ten letters.

Jason was a five time All Conference athlete. In hockey, he was All Conference Honorable Mention as a junior and All Conference Second Team in both the North Central Hockey conference and Lumberjack conference during his senior year. In golf, he was All Conference as a senior. In baseball, he was named All Conference as both a junior and senior. As a junior, Jason was an integral part of the 1990-1991 Tomahawk Hockey Team that made it to the state tournament. He was a valuable member of what has been called the “Dandy Dozen” hockey team and Jason scored Tomahawk’s only goal in state tournament action.

Jason was instrumental in Tomahawk’s successful performance at the state tournament in summer baseball in 1991 and 1992. The last trip to state resulted in a state runner-up trophy. It is Tomahawk’s only trophy from a baseball state tournament. He helped to establish standards in baseball that have not been matched to date. Additional honors included being voted Most Valuable player at the Ashland Summer Classic, receiving the Bill Stiff Sportsmanship Award, and being selected as Lumberjack Conference Player of the year in baseball during his junior year. He was so dominate a pitcher that he was only beaten one time in Lumberjack Conference play.

Jason went on to play baseball for one of the most elite college baseball teams in the country at UW-Oshkosh. While playing at Oshkosh, they won four WIAC Championships and they made appearances in four NCAA Division III World Series from 1993 to 1996. Jason was also a part of their Division III National Championship team in 1994. He continued to volunteer his time while in college to help coach Tomahwk baseball, being a valuable asset to the development of the baseball team in 1993.

Jason lives in Greenville Wisconsin with his wife, Andie and two children Tanith and Easton. He currently is coaching his children in hockey and baseball. He was part owner of FoxColor Inc. in Oshkosh until it was bought out by a larger company. As a result of this, he started his own business called Sterling Color, LLC in 2007.

Inducted: 2012