Oswego Hall of Fame induction April 26

The “Class of 2013” will be inducted into the Oswego High School Athletic Hall of Fame this Saturday, April 26 at the Oswego Country Club.

The Oswego Buccaneer Boosters Club continues its support of the Hall of Fame as the sixth class will be introduced and inducted and will have their plaques placed on the “Wall of Fame” in Oswego High School’s lobby.

This year’s class included athletes Maggie Lester and Howard Mulcahey with veteran coach and contributor Alice Reardon and swimming coach Debbie Mann.

Also inducted will be the 1991 Section 3 Class A championship tennis team coached by Bill Fatiga whose roster included  Brian Mitchell, Jason Walbourn, Dan Lapus, Brian Cole, Anuj Agrawal, Bryan Brutsch, Matt Saltalamachia, Matte Lindgren, Anders Dalmean, Drew Narayan, Kevin Moore, Jeff DeSantis, Matt Weber, Steve Babcock, Nate Morey and Joe Deal..

Reservations for the induction event can be made by contacting Bev DeLong at the Oswego High School Athletic Office at 341-2019 on or before April 18.

The cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m. with the induction ceremony scheduled for 7 p.m. Payment for the event will be accepted via check or cash at the door on the night of the event. However, reservations are necessary as space is limited.

Since its inception the Oswego High School Athletic Hall of Fame has recognized deserving teams, athletes, coaches and contributors.

Maggie Lester was an outstanding Buc golfer who continued her success at Penn State and in competition. She is a 2003 graduate of Oswego High and was first team all league five times as well as a five time team most valuable player.

Alice Reardon was instrumental in the implementation of Title IX within the Oswego school district. She started the Girls Athletic Association, which fostered fair competition, fellowship and sportsmanship and provided clinics to teach skills and rules. She made substantial contributions to the growth of women’s sports in the district.

Debbie Mann guided the Bucs in the late 1990s through 2003. Her teams accounted for tremendous success with a seven-year run of 83 consecutive victories.

Howard Mulcahey was a 1974 Oswego High grad and most accomplished in football and wrestling. His honors included the 1974 Onondaga League Tournament championships and he was a two-way lineman on the gridiron during four seasons of football.

The 1991 boys’ varsity tennis team is the only Oswego squad that won the tournament and Section 3 titles.

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