2019 Hall of Fame Class

 
2019 Hall of Fame Class
 

Steve Boyce - Wellsboro
Football

Steve Boyce - Wellsboro
 

Graduated from Wellsboro Area HS in 1989 where he participated in Football and Track and Field. High School individual awards include Defensive player of the year 1987 and 1988, Outstanding lineman and MVP in 1988, Winner of the Rev. Wade Stewart Memorial Award 1988, 1988 football captain, 1st team NTL linebacker and 2nd team lineman. Track and Field he was the NTL 110 meter high hurdle champion, and 300 meter intermediate champion, 1989 District 4 Champion in high hurdles and second place in intermediate hurdles. He was the 1989 team captain and qualified for states in both hurdle events. Steve graduated from Mansfield University in 1995 where he was a member of the football team. His individual accomplishments and awards include, Off Season Workout Award 1991, Most Improved Player 1992. In 1993 he led the team with interceptions. He was team defensive captain in 1994. A 4-time PSAC Honor Roll Player of the Week. 2-time ECAC Honor Roll Player of the Week. 2-time PSAC scholar athlete 1993 and 1994. His 259 career tackles ranks him In MU's top ten all-time. Steve was selected to play in East-West Senior All-Star Game in Columbus, Ohio. He coached various sports for 16 years.

Steve Boyce - Wellsboro
Football

Steve Boyce - Wellsboro
 

Graduated from Wellsboro Area HS in 1989 where he participated in Football and Track and Field. High School individual awards include Defensive player of the year 1987 and 1988, Outstanding lineman and MVP in 1988, Winner of the Rev. Wade Stewart Memorial Award 1988, 1988 football captain, 1st team NTL linebacker and 2nd team lineman. Track and Field he was the NTL 110 meter high hurdle champion, and 300 meter intermediate champion, 1989 District 4 Champion in high hurdles and second place in intermediate hurdles. He was the 1989 team captain and qualified for states in both hurdle events. Steve graduated from Mansfield University in 1995 where he was a member of the football team. His individual accomplishments and awards include, Off Season Workout Award 1991, Most Improved Player 1992. In 1993 he led the team with interceptions. He was team defensive captain in 1994. A 4-time PSAC Honor Roll Player of the Week. 2-time ECAC Honor Roll Player of the Week. 2-time PSAC scholar athlete 1993 and 1994. His 259 career tackles ranks him In MU's top ten all-time. Steve was selected to play in East-West Senior All-Star Game in Columbus, Ohio. He coached various sports for 16 years.

 

Christopher Collum - Williamson
Wrestling

Christopher Collum - Williamson
 

Christopher graduated from Williamson HS in 2003, where he participated in wrestling from 1997-2003. In high school he was a 3-time sectional champion, a district finalist and regional finalist. Chris finished his career with 114 wins. In 1999 he was the state champion in Greco Roman wrestling and runner up in freestyle. He graduated from Mansfield University in 2007 and obtained his Masters Degree in 2009. He has spent multiple years as elementary and varsity wrestling.

Christopher Collum - Williamson
Wrestling

Christopher Collum - Williamson
 

Christopher graduated from Williamson HS in 2003, where he participated in wrestling from 1997-2003. In high school he was a 3-time sectional champion, a district finalist and regional finalist. Chris finished his career with 114 wins. In 1999 he was the state champion in Greco Roman wrestling and runner up in freestyle. He graduated from Mansfield University in 2007 and obtained his Masters Degree in 2009. He has spent multiple years as elementary and varsity wrestling.

 

Mike Gamble - Wellsboro
Tennis

Mike Gamble - Wellsboro
 

Mike graduated from Wellsboro Area HS in 1996. He won the WAHS MVP awards in 1993, 1994 and 1996, in 1995 he won the Coach's Award. In 1993 he won the Williamsport Junior Clay Court 16 and under championship. In 1995 he won the White Rose Championship at the York Tennis Club, and the Hershey Racquet Club Championship. In 1996 he attained the No. 1 ranking in Central PA District Of Middle States. Mike graduated from Elmira College in 2000. He was team MVP in 1997, 98 and 2000, and played as the number 1 seed in 1999 and 2000.

Mike Gamble - Wellsboro
Tennis

Mike Gamble - Wellsboro
 

Mike graduated from Wellsboro Area HS in 1996. He won the WAHS MVP awards in 1993, 1994 and 1996, in 1995 he won the Coach's Award. In 1993 he won the Williamsport Junior Clay Court 16 and under championship. In 1995 he won the White Rose Championship at the York Tennis Club, and the Hershey Racquet Club Championship. In 1996 he attained the No. 1 ranking in Central PA District Of Middle States. Mike graduated from Elmira College in 2000. He was team MVP in 1997, 98 and 2000, and played as the number 1 seed in 1999 and 2000.

 

Kevin Hill - Mansfield
Basketball

Kevin Hill - Mansfield
 

Kevin graduated from Mansfield HS class of 2004. Injuries kept Kevin from playing time his freshman and sophomore years. His junior year he was the MVP of the champion Tigers at the Wellsboro Christmas Tournament. He repeated as MVP at the Tournament the following year. His senior year he scored 565 points. He finished his Mansfield career with 1,034 points. Kevin was a member of the Tiger Baseball Team that won 4 consecutive NTL West Championships. In the District finals against Wyalusing he pitched 9 innings in relief and gave up one hit. Kevin ended the game with a 3 run walk off home run in the bottom of the 12th inning to secure the championship. He was a 3-year starting goalie for the soccer team. Kevin took his basketball skills to Mansfield University. His junior year he was 2nd leading scorer on the team and led the PSAC in 3 point percentage, the 16th leading scorer in the PSAC. His senior year he was the teams leadings scorer. Again led the PSAC in 3pters made. He has the all-time PSAC record for 3 pointers made in one game with 13, and tied for 5th with 9. He had the conference record for the season in points scored with 47, ranks in the top 25 All time in three's made in a season with 90. He was an All-East 2nd team selection his senior season. He finished his career with 844 points and 192 3-point goals. He played professionally with the Elmira Bulldogs for 2 seasons helping them get to the championship game both years.

Kevin Hill - Mansfield
Basketball

Kevin Hill - Mansfield
 

Kevin graduated from Mansfield HS class of 2004. Injuries kept Kevin from playing time his freshman and sophomore years. His junior year he was the MVP of the champion Tigers at the Wellsboro Christmas Tournament. He repeated as MVP at the Tournament the following year. His senior year he scored 565 points. He finished his Mansfield career with 1,034 points. Kevin was a member of the Tiger Baseball Team that won 4 consecutive NTL West Championships. In the District finals against Wyalusing he pitched 9 innings in relief and gave up one hit. Kevin ended the game with a 3 run walk off home run in the bottom of the 12th inning to secure the championship. He was a 3-year starting goalie for the soccer team. Kevin took his basketball skills to Mansfield University. His junior year he was 2nd leading scorer on the team and led the PSAC in 3 point percentage, the 16th leading scorer in the PSAC. His senior year he was the teams leadings scorer. Again led the PSAC in 3pters made. He has the all-time PSAC record for 3 pointers made in one game with 13, and tied for 5th with 9. He had the conference record for the season in points scored with 47, ranks in the top 25 All time in three's made in a season with 90. He was an All-East 2nd team selection his senior season. He finished his career with 844 points and 192 3-point goals. He played professionally with the Elmira Bulldogs for 2 seasons helping them get to the championship game both years.

 

Ben Howe - Elkland
Golf

Ben Howe - Elkland
 

Ben graduated from Elkland HS in 2003 where he participated in Basketball, Baseball, and Golf for 4 years and Tennis for 2. He was a State Qualifier for Golf, NCPGA Golf Champion, and finished 3rd in districts. He was a league all-star in both baseball and basketball. He was a member of the league championship teams in both Basketball and Baseball, and a district champion in basketball. Ben graduated from St. Bonaventure University in 2007 and obtained his Masters in 2008. While on the golf team Ben was an Academic All American, Little Three Champion. A two-time winner of the Leo E Keenan Award for leadership and hard work on the course and in the classroom. As a two time captain he was 10th lowest in scoring average in team history, and 10th in team history for rounds at par or better. He has 6 club championships 2 each at River Valley, Corey Creek and Oakland Beach. He caddied for his brother TJ In the United States Amateur and United States Open Championships.

Ben Howe - Elkland
Golf

Ben Howe - Elkland
 

Ben graduated from Elkland HS in 2003 where he participated in Basketball, Baseball, and Golf for 4 years and Tennis for 2. He was a State Qualifier for Golf, NCPGA Golf Champion, and finished 3rd in districts. He was a league all-star in both baseball and basketball. He was a member of the league championship teams in both Basketball and Baseball, and a district champion in basketball. Ben graduated from St. Bonaventure University in 2007 and obtained his Masters in 2008. While on the golf team Ben was an Academic All American, Little Three Champion. A two-time winner of the Leo E Keenan Award for leadership and hard work on the course and in the classroom. As a two time captain he was 10th lowest in scoring average in team history, and 10th in team history for rounds at par or better. He has 6 club championships 2 each at River Valley, Corey Creek and Oakland Beach. He caddied for his brother TJ In the United States Amateur and United States Open Championships.

 

Lianne Kriner - Liberty
Coach/Contributor

Lianne Kriner - Liberty
 

Attended Annville-Cleona HS from 1966-68 and graduated from Plum HS in 1969. She played Basketball for 4 years, Field Hockey and Tennis for 3 years. She was on the Western Pennsylvania All Star Basketball Team and Field Hockey All-Star Team. She was a member of the Lebanon County Basketball and Field Hockey Championship Teams. She graduated from East Stroudsburg State College in 1973 and was a member of the Field Hockey Team. She was JV Basketball coach at Williamsport HS, Liberty HS girls varsity, Volleyball, Basketball, and Track and Field Coach. She was a volunteer girls Basketball coach also at Liberty, AYSO Girls Soccer coach and scorekeeper for both girls and boys basketball teams.

Lianne Kriner - Liberty
Coach/Contributor

Lianne Kriner - Liberty
 

Attended Annville-Cleona HS from 1966-68 and graduated from Plum HS in 1969. She played Basketball for 4 years, Field Hockey and Tennis for 3 years. She was on the Western Pennsylvania All Star Basketball Team and Field Hockey All-Star Team. She was a member of the Lebanon County Basketball and Field Hockey Championship Teams. She graduated from East Stroudsburg State College in 1973 and was a member of the Field Hockey Team. She was JV Basketball coach at Williamsport HS, Liberty HS girls varsity, Volleyball, Basketball, and Track and Field Coach. She was a volunteer girls Basketball coach also at Liberty, AYSO Girls Soccer coach and scorekeeper for both girls and boys basketball teams.

 

Jacob Lane - Cowanesque Valley
Football

Jacob Lane - Cowanesque Valley
 

Graduate of Cowanesque Valley High School. He played football for 4 years, Baseball for 3, and track for 2. In 2005 he was NTL Honorable Mention at Defensive Tackle, 2006 3rd team, 2007 2nd team Defensive tackle, and 3rd team guard. In 2008 he was the NTL Lineman of the year and team MVP. After graduating from CV he attended Bridgton Academy in 2009 and was voted teams outstanding lineman. From there he moved on and played football at Temple University.

Jacob Lane - Cowanesque Valley
Football

Jacob Lane - Cowanesque Valley
 

Graduate of Cowanesque Valley High School. He played football for 4 years, Baseball for 3, and track for 2. In 2005 he was NTL Honorable Mention at Defensive Tackle, 2006 3rd team, 2007 2nd team Defensive tackle, and 3rd team guard. In 2008 he was the NTL Lineman of the year and team MVP. After graduating from CV he attended Bridgton Academy in 2009 and was voted teams outstanding lineman. From there he moved on and played football at Temple University.

 

Erin Laurenson Green - Elkland
Basketball

Erin Laurenson Green - Elkland
 

Erin graduated from Elkland Area HS in 2001. She was a 4 year member of the Tennis and Basketball teams. She was the 99/00 All-Twin Tiers Player of the Year. All-Corning Leader Team. Selected for the PA Round Ball Classic in 2001 NTL League MVP  and 3rd team All-State. She finished her high school career with 1,865 points, 814 rebounds, 340 assists, and 259 steals. Set single game scoring record with 42 points. Elkland was NTL West Champions all 4 years, NTL East/West Champs 2000-2001, District Championship in 98, Sweet 16 in States 99 and Elite 8 in 2000. Erin graduated from the University of Buffalo in 2005. She was ranked 5th all-time in career 3 pt percentage 37.2%. Her college career was cut short due to ankle surgeries she played from 01-03. She remained actively involved with the team her last 2 years helping her team from the sidelines during practice and games.

Erin Laurenson Green - Elkland
Basketball

Erin Laurenson Green - Elkland
 

Erin graduated from Elkland Area HS in 2001. She was a 4 year member of the Tennis and Basketball teams. She was the 99/00 All-Twin Tiers Player of the Year. All-Corning Leader Team. Selected for the PA Round Ball Classic in 2001 NTL League MVP  and 3rd team All-State. She finished her high school career with 1,865 points, 814 rebounds, 340 assists, and 259 steals. Set single game scoring record with 42 points. Elkland was NTL West Champions all 4 years, NTL East/West Champs 2000-2001, District Championship in 98, Sweet 16 in States 99 and Elite 8 in 2000. Erin graduated from the University of Buffalo in 2005. She was ranked 5th all-time in career 3 pt percentage 37.2%. Her college career was cut short due to ankle surgeries she played from 01-03. She remained actively involved with the team her last 2 years helping her team from the sidelines during practice and games.

 

Art Shaver - Williamson
Basketball

Art Shaver - Williamson
 

Art is a 1977 graduate of Williamson HS. He participated in basketball and baseball for 4 years, football for 2, soccer  2, track 2 and tennis 1 year. In basketball he scored the most points in a season 508, in a game 42, and 1,134 for his career. He was the teams leading scorer in 75, 76 and 77. Team MVP in 76 and 77. All-league All-Star in 76 and 77. Art owned, and was president, and general manager of a professional hockey team form 1998-2004.

Art Shaver - Williamson
Basketball

Art Shaver - Williamson
 

Art is a 1977 graduate of Williamson HS. He participated in basketball and baseball for 4 years, football for 2, soccer  2, track 2 and tennis 1 year. In basketball he scored the most points in a season 508, in a game 42, and 1,134 for his career. He was the teams leading scorer in 75, 76 and 77. Team MVP in 76 and 77. All-league All-Star in 76 and 77. Art owned, and was president, and general manager of a professional hockey team form 1998-2004.

 

Chelsea Troutman - Mansfield
Basketball

Chelsea Troutman - Mansfield
 

Chelsea is a member of the class of 2006 at Mansfield HS. She participated in Basketball, Volleyball, and Track and Field. She was a 1,000 point scorer, an NTL First team All-Star, and NTL Senior All-Star.  During her four years with the program, her basketball teams won 4 league titles, 2 District 4 Championships and State Tournament games. As a Volleyball player she was first team NTL and NTL Senior All-Star, and District 4 All-Star. While a member of the Volleyball teams Mansfield won two District Championships and a Regional Championship. She was also a district qualifier in the shot put and discus for the North Penn Track and Field team. She attended California University where she was a member of the Track and Field and Rugby teams. She currently lives in Oswego, NY with her husband and 2 children and works in the Nuclear Power Industry

Chelsea Troutman - Mansfield
Basketball

Chelsea Troutman - Mansfield
 

Chelsea is a member of the class of 2006 at Mansfield HS. She participated in Basketball, Volleyball, and Track and Field. She was a 1,000 point scorer, an NTL First team All-Star, and NTL Senior All-Star.  During her four years with the program, her basketball teams won 4 league titles, 2 District 4 Championships and State Tournament games. As a Volleyball player she was first team NTL and NTL Senior All-Star, and District 4 All-Star. While a member of the Volleyball teams Mansfield won two District Championships and a Regional Championship. She was also a district qualifier in the shot put and discus for the North Penn Track and Field team. She attended California University where she was a member of the Track and Field and Rugby teams. She currently lives in Oswego, NY with her husband and 2 children and works in the Nuclear Power Industry

 

Geoff Waksmunski - North Penn
Basketball

Geoff Waksmunski - North Penn
 

Geoff graduated from North Penn HS in 1993 where he earned 15 varsity letters. He was a 3 year varsity starter in basketball, all-NTL West selection for 3 years, 2-time Star Gazette All-Twin Tiers Team. All-Corning Leader Team in 1993, PIAA District 4 Senior All Star, and 1,000 point scorer. Geoff was a 4 year varsity starter in football, 2-time Mid-Penn OLB and played in the North-South District 4 All-Star game. He was a 4 year letter winner in track and was the 1992 League champion in the 100 and 200 meter dash. Geoff was a 4 year Varsity starter in baseball and 3 time All-NTL West catcher. He has taught 22 years of Middle School in Corning where he coached 10 years of JV baseball and 18 years as JV and Varsity football.

Geoff Waksmunski - North Penn
Basketball

Geoff Waksmunski - North Penn
 

Geoff graduated from North Penn HS in 1993 where he earned 15 varsity letters. He was a 3 year varsity starter in basketball, all-NTL West selection for 3 years, 2-time Star Gazette All-Twin Tiers Team. All-Corning Leader Team in 1993, PIAA District 4 Senior All Star, and 1,000 point scorer. Geoff was a 4 year varsity starter in football, 2-time Mid-Penn OLB and played in the North-South District 4 All-Star game. He was a 4 year letter winner in track and was the 1992 League champion in the 100 and 200 meter dash. Geoff was a 4 year Varsity starter in baseball and 3 time All-NTL West catcher. He has taught 22 years of Middle School in Corning where he coached 10 years of JV baseball and 18 years as JV and Varsity football.

 

Kate Waksmunski - North Penn
Volleyball

Kate Waksmunski - North Penn
 

Kate graduated from North Penn HS. She played 4 years of basketball, volleyball and track, and was the manager for her Dad's basketball and football teams. She was 1st team NTL in basketball and a Kiwanis Senior All-Star. She played 7 years of volleyball for the Southern Tier Volleyball Club coached by Patty Perone. Kate was recruited to play volleyball at Clarion University where she was a captain her senior year. She led the team with service aces. You could put a quarter on the floor on the other side of the net and she could hit it with her serve. She went on to Coach at Charlotte Latin School where she led her team to 2 State Championships.

Kate Waksmunski - North Penn
Volleyball

Kate Waksmunski - North Penn
 

Kate graduated from North Penn HS. She played 4 years of basketball, volleyball and track, and was the manager for her Dad's basketball and football teams. She was 1st team NTL in basketball and a Kiwanis Senior All-Star. She played 7 years of volleyball for the Southern Tier Volleyball Club coached by Patty Perone. Kate was recruited to play volleyball at Clarion University where she was a captain her senior year. She led the team with service aces. You could put a quarter on the floor on the other side of the net and she could hit it with her serve. She went on to Coach at Charlotte Latin School where she led her team to 2 State Championships.

 

Patti West - Wellsboro
Tennis

Patti West - Wellsboro
 

Patti is a 1999 graduate of Wellsboro Area HS. She participated in Tennis for 4 years, Softball 4 years and Basketball for 2. She was team MVP in softball in 98 and 99, and captain both of those years. She pitched 3 no hitters during her career. She was Tennis Captain in 98 and 99 and in those same years she won the Laura Grove Patterson Memorial Award for the outstanding Tennis Player. She was a member of the 1998 and 1999 NTL West Softball Teams. She then went to Division 1 Stetson University where she was a member of the Tennis Team.

Patti West - Wellsboro
Tennis

Patti West - Wellsboro
 

Patti is a 1999 graduate of Wellsboro Area HS. She participated in Tennis for 4 years, Softball 4 years and Basketball for 2. She was team MVP in softball in 98 and 99, and captain both of those years. She pitched 3 no hitters during her career. She was Tennis Captain in 98 and 99 and in those same years she won the Laura Grove Patterson Memorial Award for the outstanding Tennis Player. She was a member of the 1998 and 1999 NTL West Softball Teams. She then went to Division 1 Stetson University where she was a member of the Tennis Team.