These inductees will be honored on Friday, Feb. 8, between the junior varsity and varsity home boys basketball games versus East Canton. On Saturday evening, Feb. 9, they will be officially inducted at a 6 p.m. banquet in the school cafeteria.
Tickets are $20 apiece and can be purchased at any Conotton Valley home basketball game or in the school office during the day.
SMITH, who was also a co-valedictorian of his graduating class, was a three-sport athlete at CVHS. He earned letters in football (two years), basketball (three years) and baseball (four years). He was named All-Eastern Ohio in his junior and senior years and All-Ohio Special Mention his junior year and All-Ohio Honorable Mention his senior year in basketball, set a school record as a quarterback in football by throwing seven touchdown passes in one game, and just recently was named to the All-Harrison County Sports Hall of Fame.
STOCKER-SIBEL enters the CV HOF after garnering a total of 16 letters in volleyball, basketball, softball, and cheerleading. During her senior season in 1997-1998, Tiffany led the Rockets basketball team to a 19-4 record and a Sectional Championship averaging 26.1 points per game. She was named First Team All-Ohio, Associated Press Eastern District and District 5 Player of the Year. She was also named All-Ohio Second Team in softball her senior season. She continued her sparkling sports career at Cleveland State University playing on the softball team and setting numerous career records and being inducted into the Cleveland State HOF in 2013.
THE 1988 VOLLEYBALL TEAM, coached by the late Denny Newell, will be the first volleyball team inducted into the CV HOF. They made it to Ohio’s Sweet 16 by capturing sectional and district tournament titles before losing in the regional semi-finals. The girls were ranked No. 10 in the state coaches’ association poll and compiled a 21-3 record. Team members are: Tamula Gartrell-Daris, Tracy Hartline-Bride, Lisa Holdsworth-Alsept, Kimberly Kurfis-Van Hoose, Pamela Kurfis-Bauer, Becky McLansborough, Stephanie Newell, Cathy Nign-Ackerman, and Amy Veigel.
THE 1988 BASEBALL TEAM, coached by CVHOF 2018 Inductee Jim Monigold, will be the third baseball team to be inducted. The Rockets finished the season 19-8 and won sectional and district titles before losing to Racine Southern 3-0. Team members are: Ed Galigher, Keith Willoughby, Ed Miley, Jim Monigold II, Jay Franklin, Brian Vitagliano, Pat Alderman, Gus Dale, Tim Cooper, Stan Novak, Chris LeFevre, Ron Drescher, and Pete Newell.
In addition, the committee announced that it will make its selections at the upcoming Monday meeting and will publish the results on this website on December 10, 2019. The committee also set the date for the HOF Weekend as Feb 8-9, 2019. It was decided that the newly-named HOF inductees will be honored between the junior varsity and varsity high school boys basketball game vs East Canton on Friday night February 8, 2019, with the banquet and the formal induction ceremonies the next night on Saturday evening, February 9, 2019, at 6:00 PM.