Chester County Sports Hall of Fame

CHESTER COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAMERS - 2015

Phil Donley
1970 AVON GROVE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL: State Championship Team
Class of 2015

The Chester County Sports Hall of Fame will honor the 1970 Avon Grove High School Boys Basketball State Champion Team with special recognition at the November 14th banquet. The Avon Grove team was the first high school team to win a state title in Chester County beating the Mansfield High team of Tom McMillan. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE TEAM...

LEON BELL: Basketball
Class of 2015

Leon Bell began his sports career playing basketball in the West Chester School District in 1967 at North Junior High School. He continued at Henderson High School from 1968-1970 under the coaching of Jack McClellan. Bell’s basketball ability became evident as he played varsity basketball for three years. LEARN MORE ABOUT LEON BELL...

HANK BERNAT: Football
Class of 2015

Hank Bernat is a locally recognized, highly decorated high school football coach. He was an assistant football coach with Lew Buckwalter from 1955-1959 at Owen J. Roberts as well as varsity basketball coach for five years. Hank was Head Football Coach at Owen J. Roberts from 1960 to 1990. LEARN MORE ABOUT HANK BERNAT...

PAUL CHENGER: Baseball
Class of 2015

Paul Chenger began his illustrious baseball career on the playing fields of Coatesville. While in high school Paul was an outstanding three sport athlete. Baseball however was his passion. His sport of baseball became legendary, compiling a 17-5 record in his senior year and pitching a near no hitter in his last high school game. LEARN MORE ABOUT PAUL CHENGER...

BEN DAVIS: Baseball
Class of 2015

Ben Davis burst onto the baseball scene in Chester County as a catcher for Malvern Prep, hitting .507 as a senior in 1995 with four doubles, seven triples, six home runs and 37 RBI. USA Today labeled him the best high school catcher since Dale Murphy in 1974 and named Davis their 1995 All-USA Today Player of the Year. LEARN MORE ABOUT BEN DAVIS...

SCOTT GOLD: Wrestling
Class of 2015

Scott Gold is one of the most successful high school wrestling coaches in Chester County, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. When he did not make the ninth grade basketball team at Warrior Run High School, Gold joined the wrestling team and began a life-long love for the sport. LEARN MORE ABOUT SCOTT GOLD...

EDWIN LAWRENCE: Baseball
Class of 2015

Edwin W. Lawrence, “Easy Eddie” as he was called as a local high school pitching Legend here in Chester County. Local Folklore had “Easy Eddie” striking out 127 batters in 69 innings his senior year at T.E. High School (now Conestoga).
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HARRY LEWIS JR.: Track
Class of 2015

Harry Lewis, Jr., who grew up attending Coatesville area schools, was a star athlete in track during his years at Coatesville’s Scott High School. Following his graduation from high school in 1959, Harry ventured south to Winston-Salem University (N.C.). LEARN MORE ABOUT HARRY LEWIS JR...

JACK MCCLELLAN: Coaching
Class of 2015

Jack McClellan graduated from Shippensburg State College after WW II. He received several awards during his service including the Bronze Star and the Presidential Unit Citation. At Shippensburg, Jack served as President of his class and Captain of the Basketball team. LEARN MORE ABOUT JACK MCCLELLAN...

MAURENE POLLEY: Coaching
Class of 2015

Maurene Polley’s career as a coach and administrator spans over 40 years at Villa Maria Academy. While there, she has coached field hockey, tennis, basketball and volleyball, but it is in the sport of field hockey where Polley sets herself apart from the others. LEARN MORE ABOUT MAURENE POLLEY...

JOE SENSER: Football
Class of 2015

Joe Senser was a very special athlete who played at West Chester University. A 1979 graduate who played tight end for the Golden Rams, he led the team in receptions for four straight years with and average of 14 yards per catch. He was a 6'4", 240 pound player who was very imposing. LEARN MORE ABOUT JOE SENSER...

DR. NEIL SERPICO: Baseball
Class of 2015

Dr. Neil Serpico was a major force in Chester County in promoting baseball at all levels. During 20 years of Coaching West Chester University as an Assistant Coach (1968-71) and Head Coach (1971-87) Serpico reached out to the community of West Chester and operated numerous camps and clinics for young people. LEARN MORE ABOUT DR. NEIL SERPICO...

JOAN WAGNER: Coaching
Class of 2015

Joan Wagner is being honored for her outstanding career as a Field Hockey and Lacrosse Official. Joan attended Lower Merion High School and Millersville University. Wagner’s officiating career began in 1963, when she received her first field hockey rating.. LEARN MORE ABOUT JOAN WAGNER...

CHUCK WEBER: Football
Class of 2015

Charles Frederick (Chuck) Weber, Jr., had a professional football playing and coaching career of 29 years. Chuck's football career began at nearby Abington High School. At West Chester State Teachers College he played four years of football where he was a defensive end, guard, and linebacker. LEARN MORE ABOUT CHUCK WEBER...





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