Nine chosen for Euclid Sports Hall of Fame

Nine people—seven athletes and two coaches—will be inducted into the Euclid High Schools’ Sports Hall of Fame at a banquet Oct. 20 at the Manor Party Center in Euclid. The Hall of Fame committee recently announced that the 2011 inductees are, in alphabetical order:

Andy Altenweg, Euclid High (Class of ’68), track; Bob Ellenbest, Euclid (’81), baseball; Chris Harrell, Euclid (’01), football; Suzanne (Lucas) Lianopoulos, Euclid (’99), soccer, basketball; John Marino, Shore High (’46), wrestling; Dan Maxon, coach of multiple sports, including swimming, track, and baseball; Larry Nosse, Euclid (’92), football; Greg Sattler, Euclid (’66), soccer coach; Dorothy (Getler) Sheridan, Shore (’29), basketball.

Nosse is currently the head coach of the Panther girls' track team and also coaches football at his alma mater.

Tickets for the 25th annual Sports Hall of Fame banquet are $30 for adults and $15 for children under 12. To order tickets, call the Euclid Schools Alumni Association at (216) 797-7895 or Chuck Hill at (216) 732-9339. The event begins with a social hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and ceremonies at 8 p.m.

The emcee once again will be WJW-TV sportscaster John Telich, unless the Cleveland Indians happen to make it into the World Series. The Manor Party Center is located at 24111 Rockwell Drive, off of Babbitt Road.

John Sheridan

Retired journalist. From 1963 to 1972, wrote for and edited the Euclid News-Journal, predecessor to the Sun-Journal. From 1972 to 2000, I was a writer and editor for Industry Week magazine. Also have worked for the Plain Dealer as a part-time sportswriter, covering high school sports. And I was a contributor to the previous Euclid Observer. I have lived in Euclid for almost my entire life. I am a graduate of St. Joseph High School and John Carroll University.

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Volume 2, Issue 7, Posted 11:34 AM, 09.15.2011