All American Red Heads 1936-1986

Senior Pan Am Games


The All American Red Heads were invited to be honored at the FIMBA Senior Pan-American Basketball Tournament held in Eugene Oregon in July of 2010.  They also held their reunion in Cottage Grove.  During the reunion they were also honored at a wine tasting event by the team that made of up the US National Team, the National team of Brazil and the Oregon State girls high school basketball champs from Cottage Grove.


Bottom Row:  Kay Kay O’Byran Burk, Tammy Harrison,  Becky Harp Pritchett, Judith Coghlan Brown, Red Mason, Jessie Banks

2nd Row: Diane, Martinson, Janet Cox, Barbara Wells Gwinn, Lynn Holst Thomas, Tammy Elkins, Wilda Kelley Clettenburg, Patty Bruce, Sandy Mann, Jackie Krutsinger 

Back row: Lynette Sjoquist, Carolyn Gooch Hix, Debra Parashak, Brenda O’Bryan Koester, Lynnea Sjoquist, Sherri Mattson

Lynn Holst Thomas

Players introduce themselves at wine tasting event

Tammy Moore Harrison talks about the All American Red Heads

Red Mason leads the All American Red Heads in singing their song


Beginning of introduction of players at game

Introduction of the All American Red Heads at game

All American Red Heads in line for the Star Spangled Banner

Exhibition vs Alumni of the NBA Portland Trailblazers

Game (2)

Half time show

More half time show

Game - beginning of 2nd half

More 2nd half

Carolyn "Gooch" Hix, Daryl Imhoff, Sandy Mann

NBA Portland Trailblazers player talks about the All American Red Heads

Players watch music video on the team after game


Basketball clinic put on by the Red Heads for local kids

Kay Burk (O'Bryan) and Brenda Koester (O'Bryan) demonstrate some Red Heads halftime performances

Some more of Brenda and Kay


"All American Red Heads" shoot for Good Morning America

"Good Morning America"

Lynn Holst Thomas jams with band at Town held barbeque for the Red Heads