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 Graduated from Newfield H.S. – in 1989 she was voted the “Outstanding Female Athlete for 1989” […]
February 7, 2018

Hart, Gerry

Inducted in 1997 – Did not attend school in Suffolk County but is a resident of Huntington.  Played for the N.Y. Islanders among other teams.  He […]
February 7, 2018

Smith, Carl T.

Inducted in 1997 – Played at Riverhead H.S. – Graduated in 1987 – Was a track star as well as football – Attended the University of […]
February 7, 2018

Niland, John

Inducted in 1997 – Played at Amityville H.S. – Attended the University of Iowa. Went on to play professionally for the Dallas Cowboys (was on Super […]
February 7, 2018

Michaels, Walt

Inducted in 1997 – Did not attend high school in Suffolk County, but he maintains a home there (West Islip) – Played at Washington & Lee […]
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”

Inducted in 1997 – Served as A.D. at Islip H.S. from 1941 to 1967 – Was also a coach and teacher – Passed away in 1985.
February 6, 2018

Kaczynski, Bob

Inducted in 1997 – Played at Bay Shore H.S. – Graduated in 1957 – Signed with Yankee Minor League, played for 2 years then was drafted […]
February 6, 2018

Heaton, Neal

Inducted in 1997 – Played at Sachem H.S. – Graduated in 1979 – Attended the University of Miami until 1981 when he was drafted #1 by […]
February 6, 2018

Giordano, Tom “T-Bone”

Inducted in 1997 – Did not go to H.S. in Suffolk County, but he is a Suffolk County resident.  Played 12 years in the minor leagues.  […]