Hall of Fame Inducts "Class of 2013"
Hall of Fame Announces "Class of 2013"
Bethany Christian: Gretchen Nyce (1989)
Concord: Russ Mann (1999), Fred Myers (1965), Haley Emerson (2006)
Elkhart: Tom Conway (1958), Gary Kratzer (1968), Clyde Riley, Jr. (1969)
Elkhart Central: Benjamin Paolillo (1977)
Elkhart Memorial: Rod Morgan (1978), Jim Nicholson (Coach)
Fairfield: Doug Thwaits (1974), Ryan Thwaits (2000)
Goshen: Don Ogle (1967/Athletic Trainer), Tenelle (Ramer) Milun (1995)
Jimtown: Lance Swank (1979), Kellie Heuermann (1988)
Northridge: April Allison-Russell (1997), Gary Zimmerman (1988), Kent Sullivan (1982)
NorthWood: Carol Duncan (2002), Dennis Lewis (Coach)
Volunteer Contributor: Phillip Preston
The Hall of Fame class of 2013 will be inducted on November 16. The banquet will be held at the Matterhorn Restaurant, 2041 Cassopolis Street in Elkhart. A 5:30 social hour will be followed by dinner at 6:30 and the induction ceremony at 7:30.
Tickets are $20 per person and should be purchased in advance. Tickets will be available at Elkhart Memorial, Concord, Goshen, Bethany Christian, Jimtown, Fairfield, Northridge and NorthWood High Schools athletic offices, The Goshen News, The Elkhart Truth, and at First State Bank of Middlebury.
DEADLINE FOR TICKET PURCHASES IS NOVEMBER 8. Tickets will not be sold the night of the banquet.
We regretfully note the passing of the following Hall of Fame members during 2013 (Click on the name to see their Hall of Fame web page. Click on the "Obituary" link to read a published obituary.) :
William Hollar January 18, 1921 – March 31, 2013
Thomas Saunders January 10, 1924 - April 21, 2013
Henry "Hank" Clason March 5, 1920 - July 14, 2013
Charles Bertch July 17, 1927 - July 16, 2013
Bob Biddle December 30, 1923 - October 10, 2013
Hall of Fame Gives Back to Local Youth Organizations
The Elkhart County Sports Hall of Fame presents checks to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Goshen, Middlebury and Nappanee and to Elkhart's Tolson Center.