Oscar Wilmington

Athletic Accomplishments

A 1979 graduate of RHS, Oscar was very popular with students and staff. His mother called him “Little O” after his father, Oscar, Sr. He played trombone for the RHS marching band. Oscar helped his team win the 1978-1979 Metropolitan League Championship. He was named first team All Metro for two straight years. During his senior year he received unanimous top votes from all coaches and was named Metro League Player of the Year, Class AAA. He was also named first team All District and honorable mention All State and Class AAA All Ohio Third Team. He won the AAU Dunking Contest going against a much taller player by dunking two balls consecutively. During his senior year Oscar averaged 22.5 points, 15 rebounds, 7 assists and more than 4 blocked shots per game. He shot 55% from the field and had 90 blocked shots for the year. When the Ravens played back-to-back games, four times he averaged 24.6 points, 14.1 rebounds, 5.3 blocked shots and he shot over 60% from the field. Oscar received a full scholarship to George Washington University where he was a three-year starter. He later finished his college career at Walsh University where he earned first team All Conference, first team All District and Honorable Mention NAIA All American after one season. Oscar was inducted in the Walsh Wall of Fame in 1986 along with Coach Bob Huggins. He played one year of professional basketball in Europe. He worked at Roadway for 19 years in management and now works in management EGL Logistics in Los Angeles California. He’s married to Tina and has two children, Derrick and Devvon.

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