Steve Scheerer is one of the finest athletes in Windsor Locks history.
Steve was a member of the 1965 Little League World championship team. He led Windsor Locks High School to successful seasons in both soccer and basketball and was a valuable member of the track team.
As a goalie, Steve was a force to be reckoned with. The team won the State Championship in 1970.
In the course of 13 regular season games and four tournament games, Scheerer only allowed 2 goals.
In basketball and track, Steve was continually setting records. Steve averaged 21 points per game and set the high school record of 47 for most points scored in a game.
During a state track meet he set the Class M high jump record of 6 feet 4 inches. Steve set another high school record of 148.5 for most individual points earned in a season.
After leaving WLHS, Steve continued his athletic success at University Of Hartford where he entered the College of Arts and Sciences on a soccer-basketball scholarship.
He was selected for the New England Intercollegiate All Star Teams in 1972 and 1973.
In basketball he was named Defensive Player of the year for the Hawks after setting the team high of 45 pass interceptions and forcing 19 offensive opponent fouls. He is a member of the University of Hartford’s Hall of Fame
Currently, Steve resides in Georgia with his wife. His daughter, Stacy DeMarco and her family reside in Windsor Locks.