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Dover Post
  • Delaware Sports Museum & Hall of Fame to induct 11 new members

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  • It is spring and the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is open for individual and group tours. This is your opportunity to view Delaware Sports History from the Indians to present day. You tour in a time capsule from the beginning to current times with photos, memorabilia, models and displays. Relive those exciting moments in Delaware Sports History.
    The Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is open Tuesday through Saturday from noon until 5:00 pm and at other times by appointment. Call 302-425-3263 for additional information and appointments. We welcome individuals and groups to relive Delaware Sports History.
    We are also seeking volunteers to help guide tours, man the welcome desk and do minor maintenance of our building and exhibits.
    The Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame will be holding its annual Induction Banquet on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Chase Center on the Wilmington Riverfront with a social hour at 5:30 pm and dinner at 6:45 pm. The following are being inducted:
    Rhondale Jones – Track: hurdles and sprints at Delcastle and Lincoln
    Monick Foote – Basketball at Sanford and University of Virginia
    Ethel 'Feffie' Barnhill – Three sports at Tatnall, Lacrosse at Ursinus and Coach at William and Mary
    Jeff Cooper – Conrad and University of Delaware graduate. Longtime athletic trainer for the Phillies
    Luke Petitgout – Sussex Central football who went on to play for Notre Dame and New York Giants
    Ukee Washington – Dover track & basketball star and now a Philadelphia news anchor
    Fillmore Clifton – Lewes and West Chester football, basketball and baseball. Coach at Bridgeville
    Jack Agnew – Baseball at P. S. duPont and Marine Corps, followed by 40 years of coaching
    Art Mayer – Swimming star at University of Delaware and masters swimming records
    Dave Hurm – Four sport star at Newark and football all-American at Duke
    Charley Burns – Multi sports star for Wilmington and U.S. Army. Sports Cartoonist for The News Journal
    To purchase banquet tickets to this grand night celebrating the best in Delaware sports, e-mail Sue Holloway at sueholloway@comcast.net or call 302-992-0550.
    Banquet tickets are $60 each. Tables for 10 are available. No tickets sold after May 8, 2013
    Checks payable to: "DSMHOF" can be mailed to:
    Sue Holloway
    3 Blackberry Lane
    Wilmington, DE 19807
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