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Congratulations to coach Bob Walsh

Lorain County coaching legend Bob Walsh has been named to the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame. He will be inducted at ceremonies in Columbus on May 21, 2016. Coach Walsh was inducted into the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame in 1988. The OBHOF announcement noted Walsh led teams to two state championships, at Clearview and at Oberlin high schools, while attaining a career record of 643-301. He also coached at Vermilion, Elyria Catholic and Elyria high schools before retiring in 2008. He was named Coach of the Year three times by The Associated Press and twice by UPI.

Posted Sept. 4, 2015

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The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame attended the Lorain Titans first home game on Aug. 28, 2015, offering nomination forms for the public to suggest athletes who they think should be inducted in the hall of fame.  Pictured are LSHOF Committee member Terry King, left, Vice President Bill Rufo and Past President Dave Simpson.  (Photo by Tom Skoch, LSHOF president)

Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Committee members attended the Lorain Titans first home game on Aug. 28, 2015, offering nomination forms for the public to suggest athletes who they think should be inducted in the hall of fame. Pictured are LSHOF Committee member Terry King, left, Vice President Bill Rufo and Past President Dave Simpson. (Photo by Tom Skoch, LSHOF president)

Nomination deadline Sept. 30 for LSHOF Class of 2016

Just a reminder that the Sept. 30 deadline to submit nominations for the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016 is coming up soon.

Nomination forms can be obtained online at www.lorainsportshalloffame.com/nomination-process/ or picked up in person at the LSHOF Museum. The museum is in the lobby of the St. Joseph Community Center at W. 20th Street and Livingston Avenue; it is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

To be eligible, a nominee must be a current or former Lorain resident, at least 35 years old in 2016, with an outstanding record of sports achievement that can be documented. Nominations must be submitted by members of the general public. Full details are on the nomination application. Those chosen will be inducted at the enshrinement banquet on May 5, 2016.

The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame was founded in 1969 to honor those who represent the best in Lorain athletic achievement from high school onward.

Updated Aug. 28, 2015

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Pat McGill, left, Rose Nowak, Sandi McCarthy and Judy Kubasak together made up one of the more than 30 teams of golfers whose participation made the 2015 Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Golf Outing a success.

Pat McGill, left, Rose Nowak, Sandi McCarthy and Judy Kubasak together made up one of the more than 30 teams of golfers whose participation made the 2015 Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Golf Outing a success.

Annual Golf Outing a perfect day of fun, food

Nearly 130 golfers enjoyed perfect weather on Aug. 2 at the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Golf Outing. The annual event benefits the work of our organization, our museum and J. Ed Uland Award scholarships for outstanding high school scholar-athletes in Lorain. We offer our sincere thanks to all the golfers who participated and to all the other people whose help made for a pleasant event at the Fox Creek Golf and Racquet Club in Lorain. Click here to check out all the golfers and other sights in the photo gallery.

Click here to see the list of golfers who won prizes

Posted Aug. 4, 2015

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2015 LSHOF enshrinement banquet on YouTube

Eddie Williamson of Lorain High School accepts the 2015 J. Ed Uland Award from the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame, honoring him as an outstanding scholar athlete in Lorain.

Eddie Williamson accepts the J. Ed Uland Award from the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame at the 2015 banquet.

Check out the video of the May 2, 2015, Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinement Banquet now posted online at the LSHOF YouTube Channel, and when you’re there please subscribe to the channel to see videos of future LSHOF events. Just click on the link here to go to the LSHOF YouTube Channel.

Posted July 15, 2015

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Condolences to the family of Coach Larry Stark

The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame offers condolences to the family of Larry Stark, an LSHOF enshrinee and longtime outstanding Southview High School basketball coach. Visitation and a Celebration of Larry’s life will be held Sunday, July 19th from 1-6 p.m. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst. The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame will have a special service beginning at 6:00 p.m., immediately followed by a family memorial service. Coach Stark’s LSHOF plaque can been seen here:

Larry Stark, inducted 2000Larry-Stark

 

Posted July 2, 2015

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Lorain Sports Hall of Fame taking nominations

The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations of athletes for enshrinement in the LSHOF Class of 2016. Deadline to apply is Sept. 30. Nomination forms can be obtained online at www.lorainsportshalloffame.com/nomination-process/ or picked up in person at the LSHOF Museum. The museum is in the lobby of the St. Joseph Community Center at W. 20th Street and Livingston Avenue; it is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

To be eligible, a nominee must be a current or former Lorain resident, at least 35 years old in 2016, with an outstanding record of sports achievement that can be documented. Nominations must be submitted by members of the general public. Full details are on the nomination application. Those chosen will be inducted at the enshrinement banquet on May 5, 2016.

The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame was founded in 1969 to honor those who represent the best in Lorain athletic achievement from high school onward.

Posted June 22, 2015

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Sign up for the Aug. 2  LSHOF Golf Outing today

Download the details and a sign-up form below:

LSHOF 2015 Golf Outing Flyer


Download, complete and submit the form below to sign up your foursome to participate in the 2015 Golf Outing:

Golf Foursome sign-up form

Be a hole sponsor too

Read the benefits and simple process of sponsoring a hole at the LSHOF Golf Outing.

Here’s the form to be a hole sponsor:

Hole Sponsor Form 2015

Posted May 23, 2015
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New photo gallery from 2015 banquet

We’ve added a gallery of more than 100 photos of scenes from the May 7 Enshrinement Banquet. Take a look here and see if you can spot yourself.

For more on the banquet and the new inductees, click here.

Updated May 22, 2015

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