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December 8, 2019

Sue Wicks Has New Oyster Company Venture

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and basketball legend Sue Wicks owns Violet Cove Oyster Co. Check out this Newsday piece on her endeavor and passion!
December 8, 2019

Catalonotto Honored by Italian American Baseball Foundation

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and proud Italian-American Frank Catalonotto was honored with the first “achievement award” from the Italian American Baseball Foundation. At a ceremony […]
November 19, 2019

Joe Cuozzo Inducted to NILCA Hall of Fame

Another hall of fame induction for Joe Cuozzo. He is an inaugural inductee of the National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Cuozzo, the longtime […]
November 13, 2019

Suffolk HOFer Metzger Makes Substantial Gift To Hofstra Men’s Lacrosse

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and former Hofstra men’s lacrosse student-athlete James C. Metzger, whose generous support of Hofstra Athletics stretches back more than a decade, […]
October 7, 2019

Miles Jr., Walter Curtis

Walter Curtis Miles Jr. Induction Year: 1998 Category: Baseball and Wrestling Location: Riverhead Walter Curtis Miles Jr. is one of the best athletes to graduate from […]
October 5, 2019

Rob Grable’s Connetquot Football Uniform Retired

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Rob Grable passed away over the summer. He received a wonderful honor from his alma mater, Connetquot, when the football program […]
October 5, 2019

Wayne Shierant Has West Islip Field Named in His Honor

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Wayne Shierant received an incredible distinction this fall when the football field at West Islip High Shcool was named in his […]
September 22, 2019

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers Named to Jets All-Time Time

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famers Wesley Walker and Marty Lyons have been named to the Jets All-Time team according to a fan vote. Walker played for […]
September 18, 2019

Yaz Throws First Pitch to Big League Grandson

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski threw out the first pitch at Fenway Park to his grandson, Mike, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. This was […]
September 12, 2019

HOFer Metzger, Pannell Featured in Social Life Magazine

The cover story of the September issue of Social Life magazine features the generous philanthropic contributions of Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer James C. Metzger, the founder and […]
August 3, 2019

Long Island Ducks, Bethpage Ballpark Receive First Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Historic Marker

Bethpage Ballpark is a historic sporting venue in Suffolk County thanks to a new historic marker initiative by the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame. The ballpark […]
July 19, 2019

Suffolk Hall of Famer Rob Grable Passes Suddenly

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame was saddened to learn about the sudden passing of Hall of Famer Rob Grable on Friday, July 19, 2019. The […]
July 14, 2019

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer, Jets Coach Walt Michaels Dies

Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer and former New York Jets head coach Walt Michaels died at the age of 89 on July 4, 2019. Michaels, who […]
June 23, 2019

Kornhauser, Sam

 Sam Kornhauser Induction Year: 2019 Category: Football & Coaching Location: Stony Brook Sam Kornhauser was the first football coach at Stony Brook University and saw […]
June 19, 2019

Figgiani, Jerry

 Jerry Figgiani Induction Year: 2019 Category: Martial Arts Location: Sachem Jerry Figgiani is a world renowned martial arts expert, instructor, author and motivational speaker He […]