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HOF: Gloucester County Sports Hall of Fame to Induct 13 New Members

01/19/2017, 10:15pm EST
By SJSD Staff

WD field hockey coach Linda Decker, Clayton Athletic Director Dan Antonelli among new inductees

Washington Township BOE President Ginny Migliore Murphy and Clayton High School Athletic Director Dan Antonelli will be among the 13 new inductees to the Gloucester County Sports Hall of Fame during the 37th Annual Induction Banquet on Tuesday. March 28th at Auletto’s Caterers in Almonesson, the Executive Committee has announced.

This year's inductees include:

  • Ginny Migliore Murphy, former basketball standout and multi-star athlete at Washington Township High School.
  • Dan Antonelli, successful athletic director and coach at Clayton High School.
  • John Yowler, one of the greatest pitchers in South Jersey history who hurled for Gloucester Catholic’s unbeaten 1980 baseball team.
  • Robert Eck, long-time successful track and field and cross country coach at Pitman High School.
  • Elmer Roane, former state champion wrestler from Paulsboro High School in the 1950s.
  • Joe Cipriano, former Delsea High School star football player and multi-sport athlete.
  • Christian Lynch, highly successful Kingsway Regional High School cross country coach.
  • Terry Jefferys Jacobs, field hockey, basketball and softball star at Woodbury High in the 1970s.
  • Mike Lamb, All-American wrestler who went on to coach five national championship wrestling teams at Gloucester County College.
  • Karl Neiswender, highly successful tennis coach for Clearview Regional High School.
  • Bill Henry, soccer star at Gateway Regional who is also a member of the South Jersey Soccer Coaches Hall of Fame.
  • Linda Decker, West Deptford High School field hockey coach who has over 400 career wins in her legendary career.
  • Typhanie Bates, former Williamstown High School multi-sport standout, including basketball and track.

Tickets for the 37th Annual Banquet are available by calling Hall of Fame President Gus Ostrum at (609) 502-0424.

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