Inductee News

June 16, 2018

Suffolk Hall of Fame Connections Plenty at Empire Challenge

It starts with Boomer Esiason and trickles down from the top. There were so many Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame connections at this year’s Empire Challenge […]
June 11, 2018

Belmont’s 150th Running Reminds Of Suffolk History

The 150th running of the Belmont Stakes took place on June 9, 2018. Fans were treated to a historic moment as Justify won just the 13th […]
June 8, 2018

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Frank Catalanotto Named NYIT Coach

He’s back on the diamond. Smithtown native and Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Frank Catalanotto, has been named as the new head baseball coach at […]
June 6, 2018

Suffolk Hall of Famers Selected in MLB Draft

As current events in sports take place, we’re trying to relate our Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame history to tell stories about our inductees. The Major […]
May 30, 2018

Heaton Named to Miami’s All-Time Starting Nine

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Neal Heaton was selected to the University of Miami’s all-time starting nine. Heaton, who was inducted to the Suffolk Sports Hall […]
May 29, 2018

Fuchs to be Inducted to NYSPHSAA Hall of Fame

In terms of field hockey, Tracey Fuchs really is the G.O.A.T. The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame inductee will be inducted to yet another hall of […]
May 27, 2018

From Suffolk to the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament

A new content feature of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is to produce rundowns of our inductees who have a specific connection to something relevant […]
May 19, 2018

HOFer Scott Craig Retires After 600th Game

Thirty one years. 600 games. 479 wins. One heck of a career for West Islip coach Scott Craig, who coached his final game on Friday, a […]
May 18, 2018

Carol Rose Reaches Career Win No. 400

You shouldn’t be surprised by these milestones at this point. Carol Rose is a legend. The longtime Northport girls lacrosse coach reached career win No. 400 […]
May 17, 2018

Blieberg, Combs Announce Jets Draft Pick

You’re not imaging things, that was Section XI Executive Director Tom Combs and Assistant Executive Director Pete Blieberg announcing the Jets’ 6th round pick in this […]
May 7, 2018

Hills Celebrates Ray Enners Day

Earlier this spring the Half Hollow Hills Central School District paid tribute to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer, Lt. Ray Enners, with “Ray Enners Day” for […]
April 28, 2018

From Suffolk to the NFL Draft

You’re all familiar with names like Boomer Esiason and Jumbo Elliott. You probably know Rob Burnett and Melvin Fowler. But did you know legendary Comsewogue coach […]
April 18, 2018

Suffolk HOFer Garone Inducted to Pat-Med Hall of Fame

There’s nothing like being honored by your community. Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Nick Garone received the honor of being inducted to his alma mater’s Patchogue-Medford […]
April 16, 2018

Kupchak Named GM of Charlotte Hornets

Mitch Kupchak, an original inductee of the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame in 1990, has been named as the new General Manager of the Charlotte Hornets. […]
April 10, 2018

Brentwood Debuts Hoppey Lacrosse Classic

Brentwood High School recently hosted the first Bob Hoppey High School Lacrosse Classic. This particular day was about honoring the memory of the late great Hall […]