Sam Skelding

  • January 11, 2024
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INDUCTEE How many athletes can boast of only losing one game in their varsity careers – in two sports? Sam Skelding is one of those special athletes for he went 33-1-1 as a football player for Coach Jazz Diminick and was 43-0 in dual meets for track coaches Breslin and Diminick. As a hurdler on […]

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Dr. Michael Scicchitano

  • January 11, 2024
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INDUCTEE Have you ever noticed how something that seems really bad at the time turns out to be something very good. Mike Scicchitano and his family experienced the low, when in 1982, Mike lay on the Williamsport High School football field uncontious. He was taken to a Williamsport Area hospital where he was diagnosed with […]

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Joe Pecaitis

  • January 11, 2024
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INDUCTEE Wrestling is one of the oldest sports known to mankind and dating back to the first Olympiad held in Athens, Greece. It is a fierce individual combat sport requiring a combination of strength, endurance and discipline to compete. Joe Pecaitis did elect to compete and follow in the footsteps of his father and brother […]

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Joanne Menapace

  • January 11, 2024
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INDUCTEE If you were a young football player at Mount Carmel, you only had to look to the storied teams of the past 100 years to find a role model. But if you were a young girl and interested in running track, finding someone to emulate was not as simple. After all, track had only […]

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Charles Griscavage

  • January 11, 2024
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INDUCTEE You can imagine not ever losing a basketball game at home for a full season. But how about a whole career? Charlie Griscavage did just that! During his four-year career at Mansfield University, his teams never lost a game at Decker Gymnasium, home turf for the Mansfield Mountainiers. From the time he entered college […]

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Frank C. Bolick

  • January 11, 2024
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INDUCTEE In the previous 100 plus years, only one graduate of Mount Carmel High School had ever played professional baseball – Joseph B. Young in 1892 – and that was for two innings, pitching for St Louis in the National League. That all changed in 1993 when Frank Bolick was announced as the starting third […]

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James “Jimo” Wasakoski

  • January 11, 2024
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INDUCTEE Give me a big tackle! – no, make it two big tackles! Better yet, make it two big, strong tackles! That’s exactly what coach Joe Diminick got during his first two years at the helm of the Mount Carmel High School football program. One of those guys was “Iron Mike” Chapel. The other -James […]

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Thomas D. Weldon

  • January 11, 2024
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INDUCTEE Bolick, Eshmont, Ficca, Filopowicz, Hynoski – these are the professional athletes who make up the marquee names of the Romance Chapter Hall of Fame. Coaches like Breslin, Diminick, and Terry are mentioned when you talk about all time records. Athletes like Diminick, Fantanarosa, Sheptock, Glowtaski, and Varano have all distinguished themselves on the collegiate […]

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1954 EASTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP FOOTBALL TEAM

  • January 11, 2024
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SPECIAL HONOREE “Wait until next year!” That was the cry around the Mount Carmel area even before the start of the 1954 football season. After all, Mount Carmel High was coming off a 3-7-1 campaign in 1953 and had a team that was mainly sophomores and juniors, sprinkled with a senior here and there. Little […]

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Tim Wargo

  • January 11, 2024
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SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT Tim has achieved the distinction of being one of those rare athletes to be honored for his achievement in two different sports. As a football player, Tim has placed himself amongst the best receivers in MCA history. This past season, Tim became MCA’s all-time leading receiver with 1866 yards, surpassing the 1850 by […]

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