Athletics Hall of Fame

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    Athletics Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations for 2019

    The Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame Committee is currently seeking nominations for its 2019 induction class. Online nomination forms may be submitted at ballstonspaathleticshalloffame.com until January 15, 2019.

    The ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Ballston Spa High School auditorium (220 Ballston Avenue).  

    For more information, please visit the website at ballstonspaathleticshalloffame.com.

     

    The Ballston Spa Athletic Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2018 Inductees

    The Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame Committee announced plans for the 2018 induction ceremony to take place on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Ballston Spa High School auditorium (220 Ballston Avenue). The ceremony will begin at 1:00pm, followed by a reception with light refreshments and is open to the public. Tickets are available for $10 per person.

    The 2018 Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame inductees: 

    • Sylvia Bertrand (coach)
    • Sandy Stanislowsky (coach)
    • Lisa Miranda Brassard (athlete)
    • Donald Goble (athlete)
    • Casey Wright (athlete)
    • Gregg Thomas (athlete)
    • 2002 Women’s Volleyball Team: Dana Bertrand, Abby Wright Burchett, Margaret Cornelius Casey, Phoebe Doran, Desiree Farley, Ashley Hoin, Kristen Lipscomb, Nancy Negron, Brittany Coleman Richards, Catelyn Samoranski, Stephanie Stanislowsky, Melissa Townsend, Mary Janczak Yager (Coach: Sylvia Bertrand)
    • 1973 Baseball Team: Walter Breason, Paul Brown, Frank Cinella, Rick Currier, James Dempsey, Rick Gardner, Steve Grandin, Steve Pratt, Phil Rankin, Robert Smith, Robert Talbot, Dean Thomas, Mark Thornhill (Coach: Ronald Ravena)

    The mission of the Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame is to recognize athletes, coaches, administrators, faculty and community members who have made significant contributions to the Ballston Spa Athletics program through their service, performance, dedication, commitment and accomplishment.

    For more information please visit our website at www.ballstonspaathleticshalloffame.com

     The Ballston Spa Athletic Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2018 Inductees - The Ballston Journal

     

     

     

    The 2017 Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame inductees Announced

    The Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame Committee announced plans for its 2017 induction ceremony to take place on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 2-5 pm at the Ballston Spa High School auditorium, 220 Ballston Avenue. A reception will follow at the school. The BSAHF recognizes Ballston Spa alumni who have achieved outstanding accomplishments in the field of athletics.

    The 2017 Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame inductees:

    1. Ed Banovic - Coach
    2. Harry Lomasney - Coach
    3. Mark Carey - Athlete
    4. Gerry King- Athlete
    5. Dan Vergine - Athlete
    6. 1958 Football team-Team
    7. 1981 Wrestling team-Team

     

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    The 2016 Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame inductees Announced

    The Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame Committee is proud to announce the Class of 2016 inductees. The induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 2pm in the High School auditorium. The ceremony will be open to all former athletes and alumni.  The 2016 Ballston Spa Hall of Fame inductees are as follows:

    1. Carl Barney, Class of 1938
    2. Briana Borgolini, Class of 2010
    3. Frank Cinella, Class of 1974

    4. Steve Cook, Class of 1988
    5. Tete Monaco, Class of 1960
    6. Tony Spensieri, Class of 1957
    7. Arlington Uline, Class of 1955
    8. 1954 Basketball Team
    9. Joseph King, Class of 1965

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    The Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame Committee announced plans for its 2015 induction ceremony to take place on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 3-5 pm at the Ballston Spa High School auditorium, 220 Ballston Avenue. A reception will follow at the school. The BSAHF recognizes Ballston Spa alumni who have achieved outstanding accomplishments in the field of athletics. 

    The 2015 Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame inductees:

    1. Joe Bena - Coach
    2. Julie Birbilis - Athlete
    3. Ian Hogan - Athlete
    4. Mark Lavery - Athlete
    5. Tim McCrossen - Athlete
    6. Robert and Beverly Staulters - Community
    7. Ira Thomas - Honorary
    8. Kim Zimbal - Athlete
    9. 1949-1950 "The Iron Five " Basketball Team - Team
      John Campbell, James Delaney, Donald Deyo, Alfonse Funiciello, Robert Grose, William Jurcsak, William Kelley, James Namack, Robert Piester, Ed Rutkowski, Carroll Streever, Charles Thomas

     

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    The Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame Committee held its 2014 induction ceremony on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 3-5 pm at the Ballston Spa High School auditorium, 220 Ballston Avenue.  A reception followed at the school. The BSAHF recognizes Ballston Spa alumni who have achieved outstanding accomplishments in the field of athletics. The 2014 Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame inductees included:

    Joseph Benoit - Student Athlete
    Jacqueline Cinella - Student Athlete
    Drew Fitzgerald - Student Athlete
    Bert Grandin - Community contributor
    Dennis Healy - Student Athlete
    Lisa Nowhitney -  Student Athlete
    Ronald Ravena - Coach
    George Schermerhorn - Student Athlete
    Gene Staulters -Student Athlete
    Addison Walkowiak - Student Athlete   
                                                                                                                        

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     2013 Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame:

    The Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame Committee inducted the first group in the 2013 Hall of Fame on May 4th at a recognition ceremony in the BSHS auditorium (3pm). The program recognizes student athletes, teams, coaches, administrators, faculty and community members who have made significant contributions to the Ballston Spa athletics program through their service, performance, dedication, commitment and accomplishments. All candidates for membership in the Hall of Fame must fall into one of the four categories of Student Athlete Candidate, Team Candidate, Coach Candidate or Community Contributor and meet the criteria for that category. Nominations for the first group to be recognized were submitted earlier this year from community members and alumni.


    The 2013 Ballston Spa Athletics Hall of Fame inductees:

    William R. Scott    longtime coach and athletic director for whom the “Scotties” are named

    Richard L Thomas   longtime coach and athletic director and community athletic contributor

    Richard Wurster     member of 1968 Olympic speed skating team

    John Wurster        member of 1968 Olympic speed skating team

    John Caputo        three sport athlete; member of 1943 Basketball League Champion team;           pro baseball player

    1963-1964 Varsity Basketball Team    winners of Class B and A-B Basketball Championship in Western Conference

    Patsy Monaco      three sport athlete; Saratoga County League Football Champions and All Star team member

    Vince Johnson       Twenty-nine year Wrestling coach, Coach of the Year four times

    James Funiciello        three sport athlete; National High School Swim Coach of the year 1979, New York State    Coach of the Year for 9 consecutive years

    Allan Durkovic       three sport athlete; Conference All Star and League MVP in Basketball; played Football for New England Patriots

    2010-2012 Ballston Spa Girls Varsity Alpine Ski Team won Sectional and State Titles                                                                                                                       

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