Seven outstanding athletes from the Class of 2017, along with the entire 1996 OCHS football team, to be honored at October 22 Induction Ceremony
The Ocean City High School (OCHS) Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is pleased to announce the selection of seven individuals and one team for induction into the OCHS Athletic Hall of Fame. Induction will take place on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the Hughes Performing Arts Center. The public is invited to attend the induction and celebratory luncheon to follow. Tickets for the luncheon are $20, and available at upcoming football games and at the OCHS Main Office.
The Hall of Fame class of 2017 will consist of:
“I am so proud of these young athletes and their pursuit of excellence both on and off the field,” said OCHS Athletic Director Vince Leavey, “This is a great way to honor the outstanding athletes who have helped to build our Red Raiders legacy of excellence.”
This year’s Athletic Hall of Fame Induction also includes the players and coaches of the history-making 1996 OCHS football team, a club that earned a perfect 11-0 season and won the South Jersey Group 4 championship. The 1996 team was ranked No. 1 in South Jersey, No. 3 in the state and No. 8 in the East.
Honorees from the 1996 OCHS football team include: Head Coach Gary Degenhardt; Assistant Coach Mark Impaliazzo; Assistant Coach Skip Angelo and the following players:
“While OCHS has a long and proud history of successful athletic teams, the 1996 OCHS football team stands out as one of the school’s all-time best. We want to have as many of these exceptional coaches and players at the induction ceremony as possible, and are relying on the community to help us spread the word,” Leavey continued.
Players and coaches from the 1996 Football team are asked to contact Vince Leavey at the OCHS Athletic Office at (609)814-8733 or firstname.lastname@example.org.