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June 8, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Launches New Shop

NEW SHOP: We liked our Suffolk Sports HOF pop up shops so much we decided to make it permanent. The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has […]
May 20, 2021

Ronkokoma Rotary Hosts Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame

Thanks to the Ronkonkoma Rotary Club for having Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Executive Director Chris Vaccaro as their guest speaker this morning! He spoke about […]
May 13, 2021

WATCH: Class of 20 and 21 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame ceremony for the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 was held virtually via Facebook Live on May 12, 2021. […]
May 11, 2021

2020-2021 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction Journal

Congratulations to the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 and Class of 2021! This year’s induction ceremony is virtual and so is our program. […]
April 6, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Press Conference

Normally we’d have our inductee press conference in person at Watermill, but we did that virtually today on Zoom. Even on screens, the thoughtful commentary from […]
March 15, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Induction Going Virtual

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame induction for the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 will be held virtually via Facebook Live on May 12 […]
February 21, 2021

Support Val James for U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has formally nominated hockey legend Val James for induction to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. James is being inducted to […]
January 27, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2021

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame is officially announcing its Class of 2021. Nine individuals have earned induction with enough votes granted by the selection committee. […]
January 15, 2021

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Partners with Art Guild

During some of the downtime during the pandemic, the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame has been working with Art Guild Inc on an idea to help […]
June 30, 2020

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Postpones Induction Ceremony to 2021

The 2020 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony has been moved to May 12, 2021. The event will be held at Watermill in Smithtown, N.Y. […]
February 26, 2020

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Introduced

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2020 inductees in December, but had a formal introduction and photo opportunity for the honorees in […]
January 21, 2020

Boomer, Gio Talk Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Again on WFAN

The Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame found itself on the airwaves of WFAN again this week. Stemming from a discussion about the impending Baseball Hall of […]
January 17, 2020

Place Ad/Sponsor Logo in 2020 HOF Program

2020 Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Program Covers $1,500.00 USDFull Page $800.00 USDHalf Page $550.00 USDBiz Card $300.00 USD
January 8, 2020

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2020

UPDATE: Due to recent events related to the international health crisis, the induction ceremony will now take place on October 1, 2020! The Suffolk Sports Hall […]
December 27, 2019

Long Island Sports & Rehabilitation Center Debuts SSHOF Exhibit

The latest Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame exhibit is now proudly on the walls at Long Island Sports & Rehabilitation Center in Holbrook, N.Y. Lois Cloud […]
June 11, 2023

Sabatelle, Jen

Jen Sabatelle Induction Year: 2023 Location: Shoreham-Wading River Category: Media and Sports Business A Shoreham-Wading River High School alumnus, Jen Sabatelle is the EVP of Communications […]
June 10, 2023

Pendergast, Christopher

Christopher Pendergast Induction Year: 2023 Location: Northport Category: Special Recognition An inspiration, fighter, and innovator, Chris Prendergast built a legacy through his battle with ALS. A teacher […]
June 9, 2023

Napolitano, Ralph

Ralph Napolitano Induction Year: 2023 Location: Brentwood Category: Wrestling and Coaching Longtime Brentwood wrestling coach with more than 300 wins is one of the winningest active […]
June 8, 2023

Migliozzi, Tom

Tom Migliozzi Induction year: 2023 Location: Deer Park and Half Hollow Hills Category: Baseball and Coaching The head baseball coach at Half Hollow Hills West, Tom […]
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 6, 2023

McGuire, Ed

Ed McGuire Induction Year: 2023 Location: Riverhead Category: Football, Pro Sports and Sports Business A Riverhead native, Ed McGuire is in his 35th NFL season and […]
June 5, 2023

La Morte, Chris

Chris La Morte Induction year: 2023 Location: Sachem Category: Gymnastics Arguably the greatest to ever compete on the rings in New York State after staring at […]
June 2, 2023

LaFontaine, Pat

Pat LaFontaine Induction year: 2023 Location: Huntington Category: Hockey & Pro Sports The longtime Town of Huntington resident is a Hockey Hall of Famer. He participates […]
June 1, 2023

Grady, Joe

Joe Grady Induction year: 2023 Location: Bay Shore Category: Officials The Bay Shore native was one of the longest-serving officials in Section XI history. He finished […]
May 31, 2023

Flanagan, Ryan

Ryan Flanagan Induction year: 2023 Location: West Islip Category: Lacrosse, Pro Athlete A West Islip native, Ryan Flanagan was a three-time All-American and NCAA Defenseman of […]
May 30, 2023

Ellerbe, Dawn

Dawn Ellerbe Induction Year: 2023 Location: Central Islip Category: Track and field, Olympian and Athletic Director A Central Islip native, Dawn Ellerbe specialized in the hammer […]
May 28, 2023

Donnelly, Joe

Joe Donnelly Induction Year: 2023 Location: Huntington Category: Journalism, Baseball and Officials Initially, a general assignment reporter at the World-Telegram & Sun, Joseph T. Donnelly became […]
May 27, 2023

Bowler, Mike

Mike Bowler Induction Year: 2023 Location: Rocky Point Category: Lacrosse and Coaching Mike Bowler was the head coach of Rocky Point Lacrosse for 48 years. He […]
May 25, 2023

Athenas Angel

Angel Athenas Induction Year: 2023 Location: West Islip Category: Special Olympics and Weightlifting  Angel Athenas is one of the top powerlifters in America and holds every […]
May 24, 2023

Adams, Carl

Carl Adams Induction Year: 2023 Sport: Wrestling Location: Brentwood Brentwood’s first New York State wrestling champion in 1968, Carl Adams had a lifetime of success on […]