Inductee News

December 3, 2022

Rutgers Celebrates Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Sue Wicks

Sue Wicks is the all-time best women’s basketball player in Rutgers history. The school honored her with a Sue Wicks Day celebration in November and they […]
November 27, 2022

Suffolk Sports HOF Remembers Jim Gilhooley

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer James Gilhooley has passed away at the age of 95. Gilhooley, who was inducted into the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame […]
September 27, 2022

Suffolk Sports HOFer Joe Maniaci Dies at 75

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is saddened by the passing of Class of 2009 inductee Joe Maniaci. Before beginning his coaching career,  Maniaci was an […]
September 22, 2022

Waldbauer Way Named at Suffolk PAL Complex

George Waldbauer lived a life of service and dedication to Suffolk County. The Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and founding board member has been the executive […]
September 19, 2022

Bay Shore Press Box Named in Honor of Joe Erickson

Joe Erickson is a Bay Shore legend. The Class of 1942 graduate was a three-sport athlete and later coached his alma mater to great success. He […]
September 16, 2022

Hall of Famer Nick DeCillis Dies at 90

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is sad to report about the death of inductee Nick DeCillis. The longtime athletic administrator was 90. DeCillis, who was […]
September 1, 2022

Jim McGowan Inducted to NYSPSHAA Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and longtime Bay Shore softball coach Jim McGowan on his induction to the New York State Public High School […]
July 31, 2022

ESPN Legend Linda Cohn Accepts HOF Plaque in LA

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame President Chris Vaccaro was in LA to present Linda Cohn with her 2022 HOF induction plaque. The Newfield High alum, who […]
July 15, 2022

Ralph Macchio has Karate Kid Reunion in Long Island Dojo

Ralph Macchio was back in the dojo with a very special historic connection thanks fellow Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Jerry Figgiani. Sensei Fumio Demura, 83, […]
July 12, 2022

Spallina, Apuzzo Win Gold with U.S. Women’s Lacrosse

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers Joe Spallina and Sam Apuzzo keep adding to their resumes. Spallina and Apuzzo each won gold with the U.S. Women’s Lacrosse […]