Washington-Greene Chapter Announces
2023 Hall of Fame Class and Honorees
Thursday, February 9, 2023
For Immediate Release (Bruce Wald, Biography Chairman, Wash-Greene Co. Chapter Sports HOF)
The Washington-Greene Co. Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame proudly announces its Class of 2023 inductees, special honorees, Courage Award, Above and Beyond Award recipients and Hall of Fame Moment.
The 37th induction banquet will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 11 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe.
The public sale of tickets will begin April 1. Tickets for the banquet cost $55. Tables are rounds of ten (10) – table of 10 – $550.00. More information will be provided soon.
For more information and questions, please contact John Sacco, president, at 412.559.9343 or [email protected]
Our elected Class of 2023 are listed in alphabetical order, then are followed by the Special Honorees, the James C. (Jimmy) Montecalvo and Luke Blanock Memorial “Courage Award,” Edward E. (Eddie) Monaco “Above and Beyond Award,”and “Hall of Fame Moment.”
Athlete of Distinction, Basketball — PennWest California and NBA
Ruth Ann Burke,
Meritorious Service, Peters Township HS
Athlete, Baseball and Basketball —Mapletown HS
Athlete of Distinction, Hockey — Peters Township HS, University of Notre Dame and NHL
Coach, Baseball and Softball —California HS and Frazier HS and PennWest California
Perry Ivery, Athlete,
Football, Fort Cherry HS and University of Toledo/PennWest California
Stephen “Skip” Koskoski,
Athlete, Basketball and Baseball—Ringgold HS and Robert Morris University
Tamarra Nixon Miles,
Athlete, Track and Field —Washington HS and Kent State University
Coach, Baseball —Washington and Jefferson College
Shanna Yourchik Meyers,
Athlete, Volleyball, Basketball and Track and Field, Jefferson-Morgan HS and PennWest California
Coach, Athlete, Official, Baseball and Basketball — Beth-Center HS and West Virginia University
1992 Washington & Jefferson Presidents,
Team of Yesteryear, Football
Roy D. Davis,
Harness Racing (Posthumous)
Dennis R. “Denny” Mader,
Official – Burgettstown and Union HS
Baseball (Posthumous) — Union HS and Alliance College
THE JAMES C. (JIMMY) MONTECALVO AND LUKE BLANOCK MEMORIAL “COURAGE AWARD:
Peters Township High School and Baldwin-Wallace University
Laurel Highlands HS and Waynesburg University.
THE EDWARD E. (EDDIE) MONACO “ABOVE AND BEYOND AWARD”:
Washington Wild Things (Front Office Executive
Washington and Jefferson (Front College (Retired Equipment Manager)
HALL OF FAME MOMENT
Local harness driver Jeff Mallett (Posthumous) wins the 1984 Breeders Crown at The Meadows driving local horse Dragon’s Lair.