Special congratulations to Coach Robert Hayton and Start alumnus DJ Eckhart on their nomination into the Toledo City League Athletic Hall of Fame. Coach Hayton was a successful track coach during his time in TPS capturing a state title while in charge at DeVilbiss High School. He coached for 46 years total.

DJ was an outstanding athlete during his time here at Start High School. He was named All-City in two sports (football and baseball). He was a leader on the 1994 National and state championship baseball team. DJ went on to star at Miami University capturing All-MAC honors in 1999 and was named to the All-MAC tournament team in 1998 and 1999 as well. DJ is currently a physical education teacher at Grove Patterson Academy.