Soccer

February 7, 2024

Patchogue’s Forty Thieves Adds Suffolk HOF Logo to Vintage Truck

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is honored that its logo is featured on the vintage racing truck of the Forty Thieves from Patchogue’s Van Guard […]
January 29, 2024

Suffolk HOF President Chris Vaccaro Announces Class of 2024 Inductees on Fox 5’s Sports Xtra

Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame President Chris Vaccaro was in studio with Fox 5’s Tina Cervasio on Sports Xtra to announce the Class of 2024! […]
January 29, 2024

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2024

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame proudly announces its Class of 2024, which will be honored at an induction ceremony scheduled for May 30 at Flowerfield […]
January 21, 2024

From the Archives: 2001 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The latest Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame archive drop is from our 2001 induction ceremony featuring some heavy hitters! That year’s induction ceremony included: Rob Burnett, […]
January 8, 2024

Wrestling Legend Jumper Leggio Gone at 89

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is mourning the loss of local wrestling legend Jumper Leggio, who died on January 5. He was 89. A Bay […]
January 4, 2024

1995 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction Archive

The beauty of having 34 years of history through the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is you might find old images or paperwork in the archives […]
December 23, 2023

Gregg Giannotti Learns of Suffolk HOF Induction at The Paramount

WFAN producers only told Gregg Giannotti there would be a surprise for him during the Boomer and Gio LIVE show at The Paramount in Huntington. Gio […]
December 21, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Sponsors Section XI Student-Leadership Conference

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame was a proud partner of the Section XI Nick DeCillis Student-Athlete Leadership Conference. The conference was organized by Center Moriches […]
November 17, 2023

Suffolk Hall of Fame Historical Markers Featured by SABR

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris R. Vaccaro penned a column through the Society of American Baseball Research about baseball history in Suffolk County related […]
November 16, 2023

Suffolk HOF Historical Markers Recognized on Google

HOF ON GOOGLE: All four of our Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame historical markers have been added to the Google Maps registry. If you’re ever […]
October 18, 2023

Suffolk Hall Places 4th Historical Marker in Lindenhurst where Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig Played

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame placed its fourth historical marker at the location where Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig played a barnstorming game in Lindenhurst […]
August 18, 2023

Chris Higgins Receives Suffolk Sports HOF Plaque at The Rinx

Smithtown native Chris Higgins played 14 years in the NHL and spent many early mornings as a kid skating at The Rinx in Hauppauge. It was […]
July 3, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Named to Long Island Power List

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris R. Vaccaro was named to the 2023 Long Island Power List by Long Island Press. Citing his leadership and […]
May 23, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2023 Honored with Induction

The 2023 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame induction class was honored on May 18, 2023 at East Wind in Wading River, N.Y. Congrats to all honorees! […]
May 9, 2023

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Bob Herzog Speaks at Sports History Class

Longtime Newsday sportswriter Bob Herzog was the latest guest speaker in the educational partnership between the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Port Jefferson High School’s […]
June 7, 2023

Melia, Tim

Tim Melia Induction year: 2023 Location: East Islip Category: Soccer and Pro Sports An East Islip native, Tim Melia is a professional goalkeeper for Sporting Kansas […]
June 3, 2021

Ferguson-Dayes, Karen

Karen Ferguson-Dayes Induction Year: 2021 Location: Sachem Sport: Soccer Sachem alum Karen Ferguson-Dayes is the current women’s soccer coach at the University of Louisville. She is […]
May 26, 2021

Reid, Ray

Ray Reid Induction Year: 2020 Location: Brentwood Sport: Soccer A Brentwood native, Ray Reid is one of the winningest active NCAA soccer coaches with 445 career […]
May 24, 2021

Long, Allie

Allie Long Induction Year: 2020 Location: Northport Sport: Soccer A Northport native, Allie Long has reached the pinnacle of her sport and helped the U.S. Women’s […]
May 20, 2021

Eden, Ron

Ron Eden Induction Year: 2020 Location: Brentwood Sport: Soccer One of the winningest soccer coaches in New York State history, Ron Eden has won more than […]
June 16, 2018

Whalen, Sara

Sara Whalen Induction Year: 2001 Category: Soccer Location: Harborfields Whalen graduated from Harborfields High School in 1994, where she played varsity soccer, basketball, and track as […]
March 2, 2018

Semioli, Mark

Mark Semioli Year of Induction: 2017 Category: Soccer Location: Hauppauge Mark Semioli graduated from Hauppauge High School in 1986 and attended Stanford University in California and […]
February 15, 2018

Vignato, Joe

Joe Vignato Category: Coaches, Basketball, Track, XC and Soccer Location: Bayport-Blue Point Induction Year: 1992 Joe Vignato excelled in sports throughout his entire career. Throughout his […]
February 15, 2018

Muir, Robert

Robert Muir Induction Year: 1991 Category: Soccer, Basketball, Baseball and Track Location: Mattituck Bob Muir coached soccer, basketball, baseball and track at Mattituck High School for […]
February 15, 2018

Heckman, Howie

Howie Heckman Induction Year: 2000 Category: Baseball and Soccer, Basketball, Softball Location: Center Moriches Howie Heckman coached boys varsity baseball and soccer at  Center Moriches High […]
February 8, 2018

Osmer, Richard

Richard Osmer Induction Year: 1999 Category: Athletic Director Location: Southold Osmer was a Southold High School coach, teacher and athletic director for 32 years. He died […]
February 8, 2018

Ellis, Al

Al Ellis Induction Year: 2008 Category: Soccer Location: Rocky Point, Westhampton Beach Al Ellis is a former Rocky Point High School soccer and baseball coach, where […]
February 8, 2018

Eden, John

John Eden Induction Year: 1998 Category: Soccer Location: North Babylon John Eden was the boys soccer coach at North Babylon High School from 1963 to 1989. His […]
February 8, 2018

Mayer, Alan

Alan Mayer Induction Year: 2002 Category: Soccer Location: Islip Mayer is a retired American soccer goalkeeper. He played professionally in the North American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League and earned […]