MASS HS HALL OF FAME ADDS CLASS

1/26/2014
 
<p class="header" style="padding: 0px 0px 1em; margin: 0px; font-family: arial, geneva, sans-serif; text-indent: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: medium; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> Boston MA</p> <p style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px; font-family: arial, geneva, sans-serif; text-indent: 2em; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: medium; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> The Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association Hall of Fame inducted their Class of 2014 on Sunday, adding a stellar group to the hall. Athletes selected had stellar Mass. high school careers as well having earned honors beyond graduation. Names going on the recognition wall at the Reggie Lewis Center this year are NCAA all-American distance runner<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><b style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Ari Lambie</b><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>(The Bromfield School, Harvard) ;<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><b style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Melody Johnson</b><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>(North Attleboro) still standing 28 year old state shot put record;<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><b style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Joe LeMar</b>(Brockton) middle distance, who went on to a Paralympic gold medal; the national record setting 1979 Brockton 4x440 relay team -<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><b style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Paul Neves, Jim MacKinnon, Mike Suillivan, Dennis Doucette</b>; middle distance runners<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><b style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Andy Powell</b><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>(Oliver Ames) and Maurica Carlucci Powell (Franklin) now coaches at U.Oregon who were recognized during cross country season, and sprinter<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><b style="padding: 0px; margin: 0px;">Brooks Johnson</b><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>(Plymouth, 1952) who earned a gold medal in the Pan American Games and has coached an Olympic athlete in every Olympic Games from 1972 through 2012.</p> <p style="padding: 1em 0px 0px; margin: 0px; font-family: arial, geneva, sans-serif; text-indent: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: medium; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: normal; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"> A good read on the Brockton athletes can be found at the<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.enterprisenews.com/article/20140125/NEWS/140127139/12158/SPORTS" style="font-weight: bold; color: rgb(102, 102, 102); text-decoration: none; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" target="_blank">Brockton Enterprise</a>.</p>