- Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015 20:18
The Mid Mon Valley All Sports Hall of Fame will hold its 22nd annual banquet at The Willow Room in Rostraver Township on Friday, June 19, at 5:30 p.m.
This year, seven new inductees will be welcomed into the Sports Hall of Fame conceived by newspapermen Floyd France and John Bunardzya. This brings the total number of inductees to 226. The original Mon Valley Sports Writers Hall of Fame started in 1951 with the selection of Stan Musial and Bert Rechichar.
The Class of 2015 comprises Bill Blick, Eugene Gladys, Jack Green, Phil Pergola, Bill Ryczaj, Yancey Taylor and the late Ron Forsythe.
The MMVASHOF selection committee includes Chairman Brian Herman; Carl Crawley, Jr.; Dale Hamer; Tom Jenkins; Bill Kubin; Randy Marino; Stan Milchovich; Steve Russell; and Bill Hughes.
Along with the Hall of Fame inductees, eighteen senior scholar athletes from the local Mon Valley high schools will also be honored. Those high schools include Belle Vernon Area, Bentworth, Brownsville, California, Charleroi, Elizabeth Forward, Monessen, Ringgold, and Yough.
Tickets are $40 and seating is limited. To reserve tickets contact Steve Russell, Hall of Fame General Chairman, at 724-258-3823 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsorship requests are appreciated. The Sports Hall of Fame website is www.monvalleysportshalloffame.com.
Click on "Gallery" to see photos of the Hall of Fame Candidates.