Dave Polechetti

Dave Polechetti

One of the area’s most successful high school coaches will be inducted into the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame. Dave Polechetti, who guided boys basketball and girls softball teams for two decades at Fredonia Central School, will join 10 other honorees at the CSHOF’s 36th annual banquet, which will be held Monday, Feb. 20 at […]

Bob Patterson

Bob Patterson

The man responsible for his on-duty and off-duty work with the city of Dunkirk’s recreation program for nearly three decades will be inducted into the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame. Bob Patterson, a 66-year resident of Chautauqua County, will join 10 other inductees at the sold-out Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame’s 36th annual banquet, which […]

Deb Palmer

Deb Palmer

Deb Palmer, the retired coach and teacher at Panama Central School, hasn’t been home much recently. There was the trip to Hawaii a couple weeks ago. And then there was the drive to the University of Pittsburgh last weekend to watch a women’s volleyball match between the Panthers and Duke, which is coached by Jolene […]

Francis “Doc” Malinoski

Francis “Doc” Malinoski

Francis “Doc” Malinoski, a man whose athletic influence in Mayville spanned decades, will join 10 other inductees at the sold-out Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame’s 36th annual banquet, which will be held Monday, Feb. 20 at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club. Joining Malinoski in the Class of 2017 are Paul Cooley, Jake Ensign, Charlie […]

Sammy LaMancuso

Sammy LaMancuso

One of the most popular auto racers this area has ever seen will be inducted into the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame. Sammy LaMancuso will join 10 other honorees at the CSHOF’s 36th annual banquet, which will be held Feb. 20 at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club. Joining him in the Class of 2017 […]

Charlie LaDuca

Charlie LaDuca

Charlie LaDuca will join 10 other honorees at the CSHOF’s 36th annual banquet, which will be held Monday, Feb. 20 at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club. Joining him in the Class of 2017 are Paul Cooley, Jake Ensign, Sammy LaMancuso, Deb Palmer, Bob Patterson, Dave Polechetti, Sam Restivo, Michael Sayers, Maceo Wofford and the […]

Jake Ensign

Jake Ensign

An internationally acclaimed bow hunter will be inducted into the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame. Jake Ensign, one of less than 20 bow hunters to achieve the North American Super Slam, will join 10 other honorees at the CSHOF’s 36th annual banquet, which will be held Monday, Feb. 20 at the Lakewood Rod & Gun […]

Paul Cooley

Paul Cooley

A man whose involvement in sports has been far reaching for de cades will be inducted into the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame. Paul Cooley, a baseball umpire, a basketball official and a beloved teacher/coach at Cassadaga Valley Central School, will join 10 other inductees at the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame’s 36th annual banquet, […]

CSHOF to Honor County’s Outstanding Athletes at Banquet

CSHOF to Honor County’s Outstanding Athletes at Banquet

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Sports Hall Of Fame The Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame will honor forty-one (41) of Chautauqua County’s top teams and athletes for achieving New York State championships, First Team All-State status, National championships or All-American status in their respective sports during the past year at its 36th annual Induction Dinner on […]