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VT Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony

Monday, November 18th

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The 2013 Class of the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame was inducted in a dinner and celebration Sunday night in Burlington.

Seven of the 12 inductees were on hand to accept their honor in person..basketball standout Keith Cieplicki, Olympic skiers Barbara Cochran and Billy Kidd, Middlebury College hockey great Phil Latreille, field hockey standout Gretchen Scheuermann, coaching legend Jean Robinson, and football great Ollie Dunlap.

One of the most moving moments of the night was when Dunlap was surprised by a video of congratulations from boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard, who Dunlap mentored as a young fighter in Washington, D-C in the late-60's.

The other five inductees were baseball players and coaches Ray Fisher and Ralph Lapointe, founder of the Boston Bruins Charles F. Adams, Vermont Lake Monsters owner Ray Pecor and Edward Kehoe, who spent 17 years as commissioner of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department.

 

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