Mooney hosts “Athletic Hall of Fame” dinner

On Feb. 18, Cardinal Mooney High School will host its 26th annual “Athletic Hall of Fame” dinner at the Lake Club, located at 1140 Paulin Road in Poland. Doors open at 6 p.m. for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. A dinner buffet will begin at 6:45 p.m. with the induction ceremony set for 8 p.m.

Tickets are $75 each with a table of eight for $600. Former University of Oklahoma Head Coach Bob Stoops will give the welcoming remarks on behalf of the Stoops Family. All proceeds go directly to the Ron Stoops Scholarship Fund, which has been established by the Stoops family to provide tuition scholarships for students who attend Cardinal Mooney.

This twenty-sixth class of inductees will include the following: David Altiere, 1983, athletic accomplishments in track; Ryan Flynn, 2000, athletic accomplishments in baseball and football; Pete Kondela, significant contributions to the athletic program; Matt Kubik, 2001, athletic accomplishments in football and basketball; Kimberly Loy Lisko, 1998, athletic accomplishments in soccer; Dan Lyons, 1984, postgraduate achievement in athletics; Sarah Lyras Brodman, 2002, athletic accomplishments in tennis; Dr. Frank A. Rich, significant contributions to the athletic program; Dee Seidita-Shaffer, 1992, athletic accomplishments in basketball; Joseph J. Taylor, M.D., 2002, athletic accomplishments in cross country; Dwayne L. Thomas, 1993, athletic accomplishments in football; D.J. Walker, 2000, athletic accomplishments in football, and Rob Zabel, 1997, athletic accomplishments in football.

To reserve your tickets, visit by Feb. 9, or call the Cardinal Mooney Development Office at 330788-5113.

If you are unable to attend the dinner but would like to contribute to the scholarship fund, you can do so by mailing your donation to the Ron Stoops Scholarship Fund, c/o Cardinal Mooney High School, 2545 Erie St., Youngstown, Ohio 44507.

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