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Who Should Be Inducted into the Miller Place Athletic Hall of Fame?

Nominations needed for inaugural Hall of Fame induction.

The Miller Place High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee will be sponsoring the Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame induction, and nominations are now being taken.

Applications of nominations are now available on the school's website under the athletics page. Nominations are being accepted in three categories: Athlete, Coach/Administrator and Honorary.

For this inaugural year, athletes who graduated from the high school between 1975-1985 will be considered. Applications will be accepted through April 30, with the induction ceremony dinner set for Oct. 18 -- homecoming weekend -- at Willow Creek Golf and Country Club.

Any questions can be directed to Lisa M. Lally, Administrator for Athletics, Physical Education, Health and Intramurals, at 631-474-2723 ext. 307.

Who do you think deserves this honor? Share who you will be nominating in the comments section below.

Dave Shaw March 21, 2013 at 07:35 PM
Any MPHS athletic Hall of Fame would have to start with three coaching pioneers: Don Pranzo, Pat McCarrick and Roy Reese. They were the ones with foresight, the ones who shaped many student-athlete's lives and the school's athletic path.
Makeadifference March 23, 2013 at 11:23 AM
Very simple. Here are your top 7 to go in with the first ballot. 1. Pranzo 2. McCarrick 3. Rick Donnelly (NFL Punter) 4. Will Brown (Albany Basketball Coach). 5. Barbara Bidermann (Best female athlete of the first decade of the school). 6. Matt Ryan (Basketball and later captain of the Team Handball squad - Olympics). 7. Doug Read (Track - NY State Champ at 800 meters - and basketball).
Makeadifference March 23, 2013 at 11:24 AM
Who is on the committee? That is all you have to know to see who goes in first. Lots fo favors will be paid back. Check the Waltz Inn list of those who have not left.

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