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Erie Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2024 Class

From local businessmen that helped shape Erie sports over the past few decades to a longtime NFL player, the Metro Erie Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce one of its best classes in the 38-year history of the organization. The 2024 Hall of Fame class includes Marie Georger, Ann (Mimm) Evans, Jim Sertz,…

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Metro Erie Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame announces 2023 inductees

The 2023 class of the Metro Erie Chapter of the PA Sports Hall of Fame has been announced. The 2023 class includes: Hugh Hillhouse Paul Benim Gary Manchel John Melody Shannon Pullium Rick Sertz Nicole Smith Ryan Zapolski Gary Drapcho (posthumously) The nine-person class will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday, June…

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Eight to be inducted to 2022 Class of Erie Sports Hall of Fame

The Erie Metro Chapter of the PA Sports Hall of Fame will induct 8 new members as part of its 2022 class. Inductees will be honored at a ceremony on June 29, 2022 at the Zem Zem Shrine Club. Listed alphabetically, the inductees are:Ken BrasingtonWillis CardotPat CzytuckAtty. Phil FriedmanTori HansenSarah (Hansen) MurawskiDave NilandCarrie (Nolan) Stoczynski…

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Metro Erie Chapter of the Pa. Sports Hall of Fame honors high school athletes

(By Tom Reisenweber, Erie Times-News) The Metro Erie Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame handed out scholarships to 28 local athletes on Wednesday totaling more than $10,000 during a special presentation at the Shrine Club. The Hall of Fame Committee normally holds a student-athlete banquet each June, but with COVID-19 concerns, the banquet…

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Erie Sports Hall of Fame to hold induction banquet in fall; still award high school scholarships

The Metro Erie Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame will host its annual induction banquet this fall after being postponed in 2020 because of COVID-19. The banquet is set for Sept. 22 when the Class of 2020, which includes 12 inductees, will be inducted at the Shrine Club. There will not be a…

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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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Milne to be Inducted to PA Sports Hall of Fame

Brian Milne, former football standout for Ft. LeBoeuf, Penn State and the National Football League will be among the 2020 inductees into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. The announcement was made Thursday, April 9, by the state’s Executive Committee. Milne will be inducted, along with eleven other distinguished Pennsylvania sports figures, at the state’s…

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STATEMENT FROM THE METRO ERIE CHAPTER PA SPORTS HALL OF FAME EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

April 7, 2020 – 7:30pm With news of the pandemic becoming more sobering every day, it is with profound regret that we have decided to cancel/postpone the 2020 Student-Athlete and Hall of Fame dinners until June 2021 at the Shrine Club. These decisions were made not because the executive committee “wants” to. They were made…

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Twelve to be inducted to 2020 Class of Erie Sports Hall of Fame

The Erie Metro Chapter of the PA Sports Hall of Fame will induct 12 new members as part of the 2020 class. Inductees will be honored at a ceremony and dinner in 2021. Listed alphabetically, the inductees are: Yevet Anderson Kevin Flowers Scott Gorring Jim Hamilton Khyl Horton Tom Jakubowski Erin Kerner Mike Maggio Joe…

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Eight win major scholarships at Metro Erie Scholarship Banquet

Eight recently graduated seniors from Erie City & County high schools were awarded major scholarships totaling more than $10,000 during the Metro Erie Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame Student-Athlete Scholarship Dinner on Wednesday evening at the Zem Zem Shrine Club. The recipients of this year’s major awards include the following: Ron Costello…

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