The 2017 Sports Hall of Fame!

13 new inductees added to the Tioga County Sports Hall of Fame

by Ed Weaver – March 27, 2017

The Tioga County Sports Hall of Fame inducted 13 new members on Saturday, March 25 at their 32nd annual banquet held out at the Tioga County Fairgrounds.

Former athletes from Wellsboro, Mansfield, North Penn, Liberty, Cowanesque Valley, Williamson, and Elkland gathered and shared stories about their playing days and their favorite memories. The event started with sports trivia from Pennsylvania State Representative Matthew E. Baker, recognition of newly deceased Hall of Fame members, an introduction of Tioga County High School honorees, and the induction of the Class of 2017.

The 2017 Tioga County Sports Hall of Fame class includes:

Harry Aldrich – Elkland (basketball)
Russell Brown – Williamson (track & field)
Dan Cevette – Elkland (baseball)
Clarissa Correll Cummings – Mansfield (basketball)
Chris Cummings – Mansfield (track & field)
Laura D’Haene – Williamson (track & field)
Gary Gee – North Penn (wrestling)
Tara Guelig – Wellsboro (track & field)
Roger Heckrote – Liberty (coach/contributor)
Kenneth “Percy” Johnson – North Penn (coach/contributor)
Lewis Schaub – Cowanesque Valley (coach/contributor)
Roy Vargeson – Cowanesque Valley (coach/contributor)
Jim Youdas – Wellsboro (football)

The Tioga County Sports Hall of Fame also honors outstanding high school senior athletes each year in recognition of their contribution to the sports life of the respective schools during the past four years. Being honored in 2017 include:

Morgan Cady – Cowanesque Valley
Caleb Fitzwater – Cowanesque Valley

Michaela Schmouder – Liberty
Tyler Boyer – Liberty

Lauren Smith – Mansfield
Brock Burleigh – Mansfield

Janessa Davis – Wellsboro
Alden Weiner – Wellsboro

Brittany Boyce – Williamson
Colin Heilbrun – Williamson

For more information about the Tioga County Sports Hall of Fame, and to learn more about all the inductees, be sure to visit from Circle W Sports.

Idea/Concept: Ed Weaver
Videography: Kaitlyn Callahan, Kline Kaufer, Andrew Moore
Video Editing: Andrew Moore
Writing: Ed Weaver
Anchor: Ed Weaver
Correspondent: Sam Moss

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Funded by UPMC Susquehanna, Circle W Sports

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