1997

February 8, 2018

Hoppey, Robert

Robert “Bob” Hoppey Induction Year: 1997 Category: Lacrosse Location: Brentwood Bob Hoppey was the Brentwood lacrosse coach from 1959 to 1988. He had 303 wins and […]
February 8, 2018

Desiderio, Al

Al Desiderio Induction Year: 1997 Category: Baseball Location: Port Jefferson Al Desiderio coached at Port Jefferson High for 37 years and made the playoffs 20 times […]
February 8, 2018

Boccia, Charles

Charles Boccia Induction Year: 1997 Category: Softball Location: Huntington Known in Huntington as “Mr. Softball,” he organized the first softball league in 1938 between the Huntington […]
February 8, 2018

Figliozzi, Art

Inducted in 1997 – Basketball – Charter Member of the IABO, where he served as an interpreter for over 10 years. He was considered one of […]
February 8, 2018

Day, Tracey

Tracey Day Induction Year: 1997 Category: Martial Arts Location: Newfield Day graduated from Newfield High School. In 1989, she was voted the year’s “Outstanding Female Athlete” […]
February 7, 2018

Hart, Gerry

Gerry Hart Induction Year: 1997 Category: Hockey Location: Hauppauge Hart is a Canadian retired professional hockey player who played 730 games in the NHL with the […]
February 7, 2018

Smith, Carl T.

Carl Smith Induction Year: 1997 Category: Football Location: Riverhead Carl Smith was an outstanding football and track star during his time at Riverhead High School. At […]
February 7, 2018

Niland, John

John Niland Induction Year: 1997 Category: Football Location: Amityville John Niland, an Amityville native, is a former American Football offensive guard who played for the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles in an eleven-year […]
February 7, 2018

Michaels, Walt

Walt Michaels Induction Year: 1997 Category: Football Location: West Islip While Michaels did not attend high school in Suffolk County, he maintains residency in West Islip. […]
February 7, 2018

Miceli, Joe

Joe Miceli Induction Year: 1997 Category: Boxing Location: Brentwood Miceli grew up on New York’s lower east side, where in the neighborhood, the law of survival […]
February 7, 2018

Crichlow, Adrina

Adrina Crichlow Induction Year: 1997 Category: Basketball Location: Wyandanch Inducted in 1997 – Wyandanch H.S. player. Graduated in 1985. Graduated from North Carolina State in 1989 […]
February 7, 2018

Ramsey, Walter M. “Buck”

Walter M. “Buck” Ramsey Induction Year: 1997 Category: Athletic Directors Location: Islip Ramsey served as the athletic director at Islip High School from 1941-67. He was […]
February 6, 2018

Kaczynski, Bob

Bob Kaczynski Induction Year: 1997 Category: Baseball Location: Bay Shore Bob Kaczynski spent his time as a three sport athlete during his four years at Bay […]
February 6, 2018

Heaton, Neal

Neal Heaton Induction Year: 1997 Category: Baseball Location: Sachem Heaton is a former MLB left-handed pitcher who played at Sachem High School and graduated in 1979. […]
February 6, 2018

Giordano, Tom “T-Bone”

Tom Giordano Induction Year: 1997 Category: Baseball & Athletic Directors Location: Copiague (AD), Amityville (resident) Tom Giordano was a longtime baseball executive who made his home […]