There’s nothing like being honored by your community.
Suffolk Sports Hall of Famer Nick Garone received the honor of being inducted to his alma mater’s Patchogue-Medford Hall of Fame on April 13.
Garone has been the head wrestling coach at Eastport-South Manor since 2005.
As a senior at Pat-Med he was a Section XI and New York State champ as a senior, and named an All-American.
He wasalso a six-time gold medalist at the Empire State Games, a four-time New York Freestyle champion and a three-time New York Greco Roman champion.
Garone attended Syracuse University and Old Dominion University and was the New York collegiate champ at Syracuse and the Virginia State collegiate champ at Old Dominion. In 1991, he was named an NCAA Division I All-American.