St. Laurence honors Hall of Fame class
January 31, 2013 1:24PM
Joseph Cascone (left) and Tom Gauger were among those recently inducted into St. Laurence High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
Updated: March 4, 2013 6:07AM
St. Laurence High School, “The Place Where Leadership Begins,” recently hosted its 10th annual Viking Pride Dinner to honor and celebrate 10 outstanding alumni and one great team that were inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame. About 200 people attended this event.
This year’s inductees represented a number of different sports at St. Laurence. There were eight Viking alums and two coaches who were inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Joseph Cascone ’87, Edward Lynch ’90, and James Czajkowski ’91 were all honored for their exploits on the wrestling mat. Thomas Dubsky ’88 played outstanding hockey during his time at Laurence. Eric Fischer ’87 was a standout water polo player.
Football player Paul Glonek ’86 was feted for being an All-American player on the gridiron. Cross country and track runner Pasquale Perez ’90 and tennis player Tom Reynolds ’76 were also inducted into the Viking Hall of Fame.
The two coaches who joined the players in the Hall of Fame were James Caliendo, who coached swimming and water polo, and Thomas Gauger, who coached wrestling. The 1987 state semifinalist baseball team was also honored as a group.
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