SLU Announces Class of 2010 Hall of Fame, Local Potsdam Broadcaster Helps In HBO Hard Knocks Series
SLU ANNOUNCES CLASS OF 2010 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Seven former St. Lawrence University athletes and a retired coach will comprise the Class of 2010 for the St. Lawrence University Athletic Hall of Fame when induction ceremonies are held Oct. 2-3. The annual Hall of Fame induction will be part of a busy weekend on the St. Lawrence campus as the dedication of Hall-Leet Stadium, the Saints' refurbished field hockey and lacrosse venue, will take place on Friday following a field hockey game against Hamilton College and the dedication of the new Stratford Football Locker Room will take place Saturday morning at 9:30 prior to Hall of Fame activities which begin with a buffet luncheon at noon. The 2010 Hall of Fame inductees include former Saint swim coach Bob Northrop, former football player and Rhodes Scholar Howard McKinley '49, basketball and tennis star Gene Simonsen '63, soccer star John Prokos '80, baseball and football standout Steve Owens '87, alpine skier and lacrosse star Suzanne Sargent Jones '87, women's lacrosse goaltender Nikki Williams '91 and track and field All America Reili Liiva Cantu '98. The luncheon and following induction is open to the public. Luncheon tickets are $25 and reservations are requested. Reservations may be made by calling Cheryl Kennedy at 315-229-5418 or through email :
DAN BRONSON PART OF HBO "HARD KNOCKS" CREW IN CORTLAND
OUR OWN 99 SPORTS CASTER DAN BRONSON LANDED A ONE MONTH SUMMER GIG DOWN IN CORTLAND NEW YORK TO HELP HBO'S HARD KNOCKS SERIES CRONCLEE THE NEW YORK JETS DURING TRAINING CAMP AT SUNNY CORTLAND. DAN LANDED THE JOB ONE OF SEVERAL PRODCTION ASSISTANTS HELPING OUT THE CAMERA CREW WITH ALL SORTS OF EVERYDAY DUTIES ON AND OFF THE FIELD. THROUGH HIS CONNECTIONS WITH THE SUNY CORTLAND ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT, IN WHICH HE INTERNED AT A YEAR AGO, HE WAS ABLE TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE PROJECT. BRONSON DID CROSS PATHS WITH THE LIKES OF QB MARC SANCHEZ, GM MIKE TENNENBAUM, AND THE OWNER WOODY JOHNSON, NOT OT MENTION PROBABLY THE MOST TALEKED ABOUT COACH IN NEW YORK REX RYAN. BUT ONLY AS THEY PASSED BY ON THE FIELD OR ON THE STREET. THIS IS THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW THE JEST HAVE LANDED IN CORTLAND FOR SUMMER TRAINING CAMP.