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Six representatives of Lorain voters and students cut a silver ribbon with golden scissors Sept. 16, 2016, in a gymnasium at a new Lorain High School, 2600 Ashland Ave., Lorain. From left: Mark Ballard, member of Lorain City School Board; Dr. Jeff Graham, superintendent of Lorain City Schools; Bill Sturgill, member of Lorain School Board; Tim Williams, president of Lorain School Board; Pam Carter, Ward 3 on Lorain City Council; and Tatum Hall, 14, a freshman at Lorain High School who participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the building. (Photo by Carol Harper — The Morning Journal)

Six representatives of Lorain voters and students cut a silver ribbon with golden scissors Sept. 16, 2016, in a gymnasium at a new Lorain High School, 2600 Ashland Ave., Lorain. From left: Mark Ballard, member of Lorain City School Board; Dr. Jeff Graham, superintendent of Lorain City Schools; Bill Sturgill, member of Lorain School Board; Tim Williams, president of Lorain School Board; Pam Carter, Ward 3 on Lorain City Council; and Tatum Hall, 14, a freshman at Lorain High School who participated in the groundbreaking ceremony for the building. (Photo by Carol Harper — The Morning Journal)

Ribbon cut to open new Lorain High School

Congratulations, Titans! The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame is honored to have its museum in the new Lorain High School! Public tours of the school and the LSHOF museum continue today, Sept. 17, from 3-7 p.m.

Starting on Sept. 20, the museum will be open to the public, free, Tuesdays through Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The museum entrance is next to the entrance for the Lorain High School Athletics Center near the parking lot off Pole Avenue.

 

Posted Sept. 17, 2016

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The museum has nearly 400 plaques telling about hall of fame athletes and teams from Lorain's various high schools over the years, plus trophies, historical photos and sports memorabilia.

The museum has nearly 400 plaques telling about hall of fame athletes and teams from Lorain’s various high schools over the years, plus trophies, historical photos and sports memorabilia.

LSHOF museum opens amid Lorain High celebrations

Visitors began to tour the new Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Museum Thursday, Sept. 15, during the three-day Lorain High School Open House and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies, with tours of the school and museum. This marked the opening of the new museum at Lorain High. The museum was formerly located in the now-closed St. Joseph Community Center. The Lorain Schools graciously made the new museum space available to the Hall of Fame Committee. It’s the best spot in town for educating and inspiring new generations about Lorain’s top athletes and their achievements.

The museum will also be open Friday, Sept. 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 17 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. during Lorain High’s opening celebrations. More information about the school’s opening events is available at this link.

REGULAR MUSEUM HOURS:

Visitors tour the new Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Museum at Lorain High School on Sept. 15, 2016, during the new high school's three-day open house and ribbon-cutting.

Visitors tour the new Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Museum at Lorain High School on Sept. 15, 2016, during the new high school’s three-day open house and ribbon-cutting.

Starting Sept. 20, the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Museum will be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also, watch on our website or Facebook page for announcements of occasional evening museum hours during special sporting events at Lorain High.

 

 

 

 

Posted Sept. 15, 2016

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New LSHOF museum featured in Morning Journal

Check out the nice Morning Journal story and video about our new LSHOF museum today. Just click this link to see it.

 

Posted Sept. 11, 2016

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Congratulations, Coach Rositano!

coach-lynne-rositanoThe Lorain Sports Hall of Fame congratulates Lorain High School volleyball head coach Lynne Rositano on her 100th career coaching win! More news on the milestone victory is at this link.

 

Posted Sept. 9, 2016

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Visit LSHOF Museum during Lorain High Open House

The new Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Museum will be open afternoons and evenings throughout the rescheduled Sept. 15-17 Lorain High School Open House & Ribbon Cutting celebrations. Take a tour of the high school and visit the LSHOF Museum, too.

The museum is located off the cafeteria, next to the entrance of the Lorain High Athletics Center.

Starting Sept. 20, regular museum hours will be Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free.

Posted Sept. 8, 2016

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LSHOF Museum regular days, hours set

Starting on Sept. 20, the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Museum will be open every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The museum also will open in the evening during major school sports events to be announced on our Facebook page @lorainsportshalloffame and our website lorainsportshalloffame.com
Also, the museum will be open throughout the rescheduled three-day Lorain High School Open House and Ribbon Cutting celebrations. Details to be announced.

Posted Sept. 7, 2016

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LSHOF wrestler Billy Kopp helps police catch fugitive

Former Southview High School state champion wrestler Billy Kopp recently spotted a police “Fugitive of the Week” and alerted an officer he knew, who quickly took the suspect into custody in connection with an attack on two women in Lorain.  Outstanding work by Billy Kopp, who was inducted into the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.

Posted Aug. 31, 2016

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Deadline for Hall of Fame nominations Sept. 30

Now’s the time to act if you’d like to nominate a Lorain athlete for induction into the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame. Nominations for the 2017 class of inductees close on Sept. 30, 2016. Full details on who’s eligible and what information is required are on the nomination form, which can be downloaded by clicking on this link.

Posted Aug. 8, 2016.

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