The displays and plaques honoring this year’s inductees will be unveiled on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Historical Society, 1500 W. Fourth St. The sold-out induction dinner will be held later that evening at Lone Tree Golf and Event Center.
The Antioch Sports Legends program, now in its fifth year, has received widespread acclaim from the community for its spectacular displays of local sports history and memorabilia, housed in the 2,500-square-foot lower level of the museum building. The all-volunteer Antioch Sports Legends organiztion, headed by program co-coordinators Eddie Beaudin and Tom Menasco, oversees all aspects of program and display.
Class of 2011:
All Around Athlete: Rich Jones
All Around Female Athlete: Karen Christianson-Carmazzi
Individual Male Athletes: Curtis Casey and Mike Kelly – track; Jason Verduzco – wrestling
Individual Female Athlete: Marion Gelhaus-Shore – diving
Football: Doug Gosnell, Joe Harlan*, Ray Harrington and Tony Lang
Baseball: Chuck Hutchinson* and Steve Ornellas
Outstanding Team: 1984 AHS Softball team
Coach: Mike Hurd
Community Sports Leader: Jill Joseph*