Saturday, February 21, 2015

Annual Sports Hall of Fame event, February 28, 2015, tickets in advance

Pacifica Tribune/Horace Hinshaw, Sports Writer, 2/16/15. "Four selected for induction into Pacifica Sports Hall of Fame."

Image result for Pacifica, CA sports hall of fame picture
Each year four (4) athletes are chosen
to join Pacifica Sports Hall of Fame
San Francisco 49er Keena Turner (standing, right)  shares a light moment with guests at last Saturday’s Pacifica Sports Hall of Fame induction
Fun annual event, and this year is the 25th Anniversary.
"The Pacifica Sports Hall of Fame is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and four new hall of fame inductees will be joining 134 sports hall of fame members. The Class of 2015 includes a two-time All-American collegiate wrestler, an open water swimmer who loves Alcatraz Island, a former Terra Nova athlete who returned to her alma mater as Principal and a Pop Warner football coach who turned administrator.

Mario DeCaro, Gary Emich, Dorene (Lotti) Basuino and Dave Mercurio are the latest persons to join the PSHOF. They will be inducted Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Grosvenor Hotel in South San Francisco.  The PSHOF is sponsored by the Pacifica Sports Club. Helping to honor the inductees will be this year's master of ceremony Retired Judge Quentin Kopp, San Mateo County Supreme Court.

The Grosvenor Hotel is located at 380 South Airport Blvd. The program begins at 6 p.m. with a no-host reception with the inductees, followed by the awards dinner at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $50 for Prime Rib of Beef, or $45 for grilled salmon or chicken per person. Arrangements to purchase the tickets can be made by calling 650-355-1034 or email to The dinner is a cocktail attire event. Tickets are not sold at the door the evening of the event.  Read article,  includes background information on each of the above four athletes.

Related - Listing of prior Sports Hall of Fame recipients, 1991-2014, Wikipedia/Pacifica Historical Society.   Note graphic from Pacifica, CA Tigersharks football.  Photograph by Linda Turner from San Jose Mercury News/Horace Hinshaw, Pacifica Tr5ibune Sports Editor, 3/4/10, "Horacescope:  Packed House of PSHOF". 

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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