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SPORTS HALL OF FAME

PA SPORTS HALL OF FAME BANQUET & INDUCTION DINNER

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Chartered in 1986, The Erie Sports Hall of Fame has served as home to nearly 400 talented athletes and coaches from the Erie Metro area.

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Lisle “Pete” Lightner

Lisle "Pete" Lightner was born in Dixonville, Pennsylvania. He was an exceptional high school athlete and held scoring records in basketball for 20 years. After graduation in May 1943, he joined the Marines and fought in World War II. After the war, he attended Slippery Rock University where he played basketball. Pete moved to Eric to accept a job at General Electric in 1947. He married and raised 5 children, 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Pete coached basketball and…

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PA Sports Hall of Fame Induction Postponed

Media Release – For Immediate Release May 26, 2020 John Chaump, President of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, and the Western Region, 2020 host, has announced that the State’s 2020 Induction Ceremonial scheduled for Saturday November 14, 2020 at the Pittsburgh Sheraton at Station Square has been postponed. The Ceremonial has been re-scheduled for…

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