Parker joins Robert Dodig, Jr., John Gambino, George Beisel and Gregg Jones in the Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame Club’s 2019 class. The induction banquet is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 13 at Diamond Mills in Saugerties.
Liz Praetorius was among the first wave of girls at Saugerties High School to have the chance to compete in three different sports: volleyball, basketball and softball. Praetorius excelled in all three, but her posthumous induction into the Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 14 as part of the Class of 2018 this month is about much more.
Joe “Base” Quirk, a name synonymous with local sports, will be inducted into the Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame this weekend. Quirk earned his way in not only because of his own playing days but also because of his dedication to Saugerties sports ever since.
Todd Kramer was a 13-year-old eighth grader when he found his athletic calling. Kramer, a 1986 graduate of Saugerties High and member of the Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018, found golf.
Melville played sports in all three high school seasons, and he played them well. But he’s also being honored for his post-high-school contribution to the local sports scene, up to and including his coaching of the varsity girls’ basketball team
Al Riozzi’s first sport was baseball. But football is unquestionably his passion. “Football by far is my favorite sport,” said
For Mike E. Dodig Sr., baseball is the “perfect sport.” The 2016 Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame inductee has been
For Diane Myers, a 2016 Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame inductee and 1977 graduate of Saugerties High School, athletics were
It is easy to look back on an athlete’s career and assess every statistic, every homerun, complete pass and goal.
Saugerties has long been a sports-centric town with a wide variety of activities for sports fans. Saugerties Sports Hall of