If not for his amazing recovery from a car accident as a young man, Derek Whittaker might not be here for his induction into the Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2017.
Freer has held a Saugerties High School varsity sports record for more than three decades.
You’ll see familiar surnames emerge when you scroll through a list of the members of the Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame. For the third straight year and the fourth year out of the last five, a member of the Dodig family will make the cut. Randy Dodig, Sr. will be inducted as part of the hall’s Class of 2017.
For Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame 2017 inductee Rick Andreassen, athletics have been a part of his life for all of his life.
Baseball was always his game. “You know, I really don’t know why. I just liked the idea of getting outside and smacking a ball around and being around people and having fun with it.”