Hall of Fame

Perry Athletic Hall of Fame
Perry High School
Attn:  Scott Campbell
3737 13th St SW
Massillon, Ohio 44646

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Perry Athletic Hall of Fame Activities for the 2019 Induction Ceremony

The Perry Athletic Hall of Fame, established in 2009 now has 94 members.  This year the hall will add ten more outstanding athletes to its membership. The celebration will start Friday Night September 13, 2019 before the Football game.  The Annual Don Dobina Golf Outing will take place Saturday September 14, 9:00 am at the Legends Of Massillon Golf Club. Saturday evening 5:30 we will gather at the Eagles on Monticello for the induction of the 2019 class.

  1. Jim Hambach-1970: Jim was a two year starter at offensive tackle and played defensive end and middle guard for the Panthers.  Jim was All- Federal League and All-Stark County in 1969 as a member of the school’s first undefeated season. He dominated both sides of the ball,  created holes for the offense and stuffed the opponents in their own backfield.
  2. Steve Meredith-1971: Steve was the Quarterback for the football team, Point Guard for the basketball team that won Perry’s first Sectional title, and played third base for the baseball team.  He held records for highest completion percentage as a QB and held the record for average punting distance for 30 years. Steve also spent 35 years coaching football, basketball and tennis.He influenced thousands of Perry athletes in the “hood.”
  3. Dalon Myricks-1978:  Dalon Earned three letters in Football, Basketball and Track. He was the Football MVP in 1977.  He won the Tony Pecko Award in Basketball and won several academic team awards. He was All-Federal League and All- Stark County in Football.  Dalon was one of the most versatile and and successful athletes to play for Perry.
  4. Matt Campbell-1998- Matt had a fantastic Senior year in Football.  He was All-Federal League, All Stark County, All-Northeast district and First team All-Ohio. He played in the Big 33 game and the North/South All-Star game.  He was a starter on the Basketball team also. Matt was an All-American and National Champion at Mount Union College. He is now the Head Football Coach at Iowa State University.
  5. Courtney Ingersoll-2008: She was a four year starter on the Basketball team.  Courtney was a two time All Federal League and All-Stark County performer. She shot 42.6% percent from the three point line and 49.1 percent overall.  At the University of Toledo Courtney earned four letters and led the NCAA in 3pt field goal percentage her senior year.
  6. Julianne Lloyd-1984:  Julie was a sprinter and hurdler who flew into the record books. She is one of the fastest women in the school’s history, setting records in both the 200 meters and the 100 meter hurdles. Julie was the MVP three years in a row and qualified to the state meet in three events.  She was the Federal League and District Champ in the hurdles her Junior and Senior years.
  7. Tyler Light-2009:  Tyler is often considered “Mr. Golf” at Perry. He was three times the player of the year in the Federal League.  He was also named Stark County golfer of the year three times. He won numerous district and regional Championships.  He qualified for the state three times. After an outstanding career at Malone college, he has been playing professionally for the past five years.
  8. Bryan Farson-1991: Bryan dominated baseball games from the mound for three years as a  Panther starter. He was All-Federal League, All-Stark County, all Northeast District and All- Ohio.  Bryan had a powerful fastball and a magnificent curve. He used these pitches at Kent State where he had a 1.77 ERA his senior year. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  9. Marlene Mason-1969: Marlene is our 2019 Community Person of the Year.  Marlene founded Aunt Susie’s Cancer Wellness Center in honor of her friend and classmate Susan Nixon Darling in 2012.  Her center has helped countless women and their families cope with many forms of Cancer. The Center provides, counseling, transportation, clothing, and empathy for women dealing with cancer. The organization is 100% volunteer.  Marlene is an amazing woman who gives of herself to provide ways to ease the pains accompanying Cancer.
  10. Megan Weaver– 2009:  Megan was one of the best golfers in the annals of Perry golf.  She was three times All-federal League, and three times All-Stark County, Megan was 1st team All-Northeast District and the Player of the year in the Federal league twice.  Megan was also the medalist in the Flo Barr Invitational in 2008.
  11. Nick Heflin-2009:  Nick was 4 times all Federal League and 4 times All- Stark County. In a program of great wrestlers Nick was one of the finest. In 2008 he was runner-up at the Ohio wrestling tournament and was State Champion in 2009.  He was an All- American for Ohio State and came fractions of a second from being national Champ. Nick now has dual responsibilities coaching at Oklahoma and wrestling for the USA National Team.

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Jim Hambach 2019
 Steve Meredith 2019
 Dalon Myricks 2019
Matt Campbell 2019
 Courtney Ingersoll 2019
 Julianne Lloyd 2019
 Tyler Light 2019
 Bryan Farson 2019
Megan Weaver 2019
 Nick Heflin 2019
Charlie Barton 2018
Doug Burwell 2018
JD Horton 2018
Kenny Frease 2018
Kari Liggett (King) 2018
Rod Strata (2018)
Joe Whitmer (2018)
Nate Vickers (2018)
Bob Behringer – 2017
Steve Ellison – 2017
Joel Kessel – 2017
Sue Koch – 2017
Lisa McLean – 2017
Carol Meyer – 2017
Thomas Straughn – 2017
Bob Zak – 2017
Joe Chandler – 2016
Joe Demaree – 2016
Sherry Huff – 2016
John Kropf – 2016
Patty Schuld – 2016
Keb Snyder – 2016
Joe Soenlen – 2016
Chad Spurgeon – 2016
Jeff Weston – 2016
Ed Boyce – 2015
Lauren Cline (Mulbach} – 2015
Bob Diantonio – 2015
John Foster – 2015
Ray Harris – 2015
Jason Johnstone – 2015
Linda Pollock (Garfield) – 2015
Scott Pukys – 2015
Jim Starrett – 2015
Bill Roland – 2015
Denise Billock (Deitz) – 2015
Bob Draime – 2015
Shelly Hinkle (Smart) – 2015
Travis Kovach – 2015
Doug lantz – 2015
Jeff Lessig – 2015
Jim Luke – 2015
Steve Luke – 2015
Zach Slates – 2015
Ron Sense – 2015
Dr. Dan Moretta – 2014
Karen Joliff – 2014
Wayne Kroll – 2014
Flint McCollins – 2014
Bernie McDonald – 2014
Chris Reuscher – 2014
Fred Saylor, Jr – 2014
Tiffany Smith – 2014
Don Dobina – 2013
Ron Kaylor – 2013
Bob Kilpatrick – 2013
Brian Malinowski – 2013
Pat Murray – 2013
Michelle Riegler – 2013
Leslie Roland – 2013
Jason Wise – 2013
Craig Day – 2012
Bob Edwards – 2012
Shane Fichter – 2012
Zakiya Harris – 2012
Eric Heinzer – 2012
Gigi Dostal (Hopple) – 2012
Chris Roddy – 2012
Alison Heppe (Boske) – 2011
Archie Herring – 2011
Jamie Howell – 2011
Chuck Joliff – 2011
Dick Nelson – 2011
Tom Pukys – 2011
Leslie Shoppelrey – 2011
Dan Douglas – 2010
Kay Port – 2010
Dan Rogich – 2010
Brandon Smith – 2010
Shaun Smith – 2010
Darcy Wakefield – 2010
Tom Winkhart – 2010
Lance Burick – 2009
Denise Callahan – 2009
Gary Define – 2009
Marci Durieux (Raymondi) – 2009
Steve Fink – 2009
Chip Hare – 2009
Tim Laps – 2009
Nicole Marcelli – 2009
Brent McBurney – 2009
Thomas Nelson – 2009
Ken Newlon – 2009
Harvey Sword – 2009
Nick Venuto – 2009
Keith Wakefield – 2009
Larry Wilson – 2009