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We are extremely proud of the athletic legacy that originated at The Manlius School and Pebble Hill School and continues today at the Manlius Pebble Hill School. MPH offers an extensive array of sports, including soccer, tennis, cross-country, swimming, volleyball, basketball, track, alpine skiing, golf, softball, and lacrosse. We are proud to honor the School’s enduring commitment to athletic excellence and student athletes by recognizing outstanding teams, coaches, and players who contributed to its strong sports legacy.

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June 4, 2016  

6:00 p.m. VIP Reception featuring all inductees and special guest, Hall of Famer Floyd Little

7:00 p.m. Dinner and Induction Ceremony

 

 

Introducing The MPH Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2016...

 

Maureen Anderson, Manlius Pebble Hill School
Coach: Girls and Boys Tennis, 1992-2011
12 Team NYSPHSAA Section III Titles (10 girls, 2 boys)
USPTA Eastern Coach of the Year
Overall coaching record, 253-107

 

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Lora Songster Hall ’83, Manlius Pebble Hill School
Multi-Sport Athlete: Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, Cheerleading, Track and Field

 

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Richard Nowak ’60B, The Manlius School
Army Football Team Captain, 2013 Army Sports Hall of Fame
Consensus All-American
Hula Bowl All-Best First Team

 

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Jack Songster ’80, Manlius Pebble Hill School
All-Around Athlete ’79 and ’80: Soccer, Basketball, Track and Field
New York State Section III High Jump Record, ’79-’80
High Point University (NC) 2nd All-Time High Jump Record

 

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Gary Steele ’65C, The Manlius School
Best All-Around Athlete: Football, Basketball, Track
2013 Army Sports Hall of Fame
Detroit Lions NFL Draft Selection,1969

 

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Dimitrios Telonis ’07, Manlius Pebble Hill School
NSCAA High School All-American, Soccer Goalie
National High School Shutout Record (79)

 

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1977 Boys Varsity Tennis Team, Manlius Pebble Hill School
Undefeated season, Oswego County League Title, NYSPHSAA Section III Title
Players: Robert Gregory ’78, Tim Lockwood ’78, Malcolm Ross ’80, Barry Spevak ’78, Eric Spevak ’77, Dean Stahl ’80, Paul Sutphin ’78, Sarah Wagner ’78, Mark Halliday, Coach

76-77  Team Singles records-T. Lockwood ,E. Spevak, B.Spevak, ( 86-4)
St. Lawrence, Hobart and Wilkes Universities

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The John Lenore Legend Award:  Tom Denton ’65PH
Manlius Pebble Hill School Coach: Softball, Basketball, and Volleyball

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The John Lenore Legacy Award: Robert S. Weekes22B, ’23B PG & ’24B PG
The Manlius School, Football, Track, Hockey, Sharp- Shooter, Baseball
Director of Admissions and Alumni Representative ’41  - ’65, Special Assistant to the President for The Manlius Centennial ’65-’69

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The 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame induction and dessert reception was Saturday, May 31, 2014. Thank you for joining us!

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MPH Athletic Hall of Fame: 2014 Inductees

Manlius Pebble Hill School, is proud to present the Class of 2014 a group of athletes, coaches, and sports teams who have made exceptional contributions to the school’s athletic history. They were inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 31, 2014.


Townsend Clarke ’63B

Gioia Gensini ’74

Wally Habel  - Pebble Hill, coach

Chuck Richards ’59A and ’60HQ

Richard Sargent ’60 Pebble Hill

60-61 Manlius Basketball Team

71-72 MPH Field Hockey Team


The Athletic Hall of Fame’s highest award -- the John Lenore Legend Award -- honors the School’s greatest athletic and life achievers.

The 2014 Legend Award was presented to:

Paul Morton ’59A


The Athletic Hall of Fame’s John Lenore Legacy Award was presented posthumously in honor of outstanding athletic accomplishment.

The 2014 Legacy Award paid tribute to:

Bob Kyasky ’53A



Check out photos from the 2012 Athletic Hall of Fame VIP reception.

Check out photos from the 2012 Athletic Hall of Fame induction and dinner.


The following athletes were inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2012 (click name for complete bio information)

Individuals:

Paul Silverstein ’67B The Manlius School

Jack Branin ’54 Pebble Hill School

Kem Branin ’56 Pebble Hill School

Julie Heer Chamberlain ’72 Manlius Pebble Hill School

Coach Harold “Whitey” Anderson ’29B The Manlius School 


Teams:

The Manlius 1953 Football Team

The Manlius Pebble Hill 1972 Boys Tennis Team


The John Lenore Legend Award – Honoring the School’s greatest athletic and life achievers. The award is named in honor of John Lenore ’47A, also a 2010 recipient. This lifetime achievement award is the pinnacle of Hall of Fame ceremony.

The Athletic Hall of Fame 2012 John Lenore Legends Award honored:

Chuck Beeler ’54 Pebble Hill

Bob Casciola ’54A The Manlius School

Col. Gerry Morse, PMST, former faculty member of The Manlius School


The John Lenore Legacy Awards honored
:

Ludlow Earle Bretz ’14C The Manlius School

Vic Hanson ’23A The Manlius School


Special guest and presenter was:
Mike Hanna '64B, Hobart College Athletic Director


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The following athletes were inducted into the inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2010:

 

Individuals:

John Brockington ’67C

Coach Tom Cahill

Mary Rulison ’73


Teams:

1963 Manlius Red Knights Football Team

2000 MPH Boys Varsity Soccer Team


The John Lenore Legend Award – Honoring the School’s greatest athletic and life achievers. The award is named in honor of John Lenore ’47A, also a 2010 recipient. This lifetime achievement award is the pinnacle of Hall of Fame ceremony.

The Athletic Hall of Fame 2012 John Lenore Legends Award honored:
John Lenore ’47A
The 1944-1946 Manlius "Big Red" Football Teams

Special guest and presenter was:
Dolph Schayes, NBA Hall of Fame, Top 50 NBA players of all-time

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Manlius Pebble Hill School Athletic Hall of Fame Mission Statement

The Manlius Pebble Hill School Athletic Hall of Fame was established to honor alumni, coaches, and teams who have made exceptional contributions to the quality, tradition, and spirit of The Manlius School, Pebble Hill School, and MPH athletics.

Eligibility for alumni nominees begins with their fifth class reunion and for coaches begins after their tenure at our School. Posthumous nominations will be accepted, and all nominees will be considered by the Athletic Hall of Fame Committee, which is chaired by an alumni representative and includes a group of alumni, faculty, staff, and members of the Alumni Association Board.

The Hall of Fame induction ceremony is held every other year during Alumni Reunion Weekend. Previously submitted nominations may be renewed by simply by e-mailing, writing, or calling the Alumni Office. Only alumni and current/former faculty member may submit nominations.