Community Sports Hall of Fame 2012

Clockwise from top left: Skip McAfee, Don Smith, Lou Chillemi and Gus Novotny

2012 Community Sports Hall of Fame inductees


Celebration of Sports

The Community Sports Hall of Fame, sponsored by the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks, honors those who have gained prominence and/or have made a substantial contribution to recreational sports programs in Howard County. This year's inductees are Lou Chillemi, Joe Friend, Dave Grabowski, Skip McAfee, Gus Novotny, Norbert O'Donnell and Don Smith.  More...

Community Sports Hall of Fame

Community Sports Hall of Fame

Innovative Novotny found his home on the range

Innovative Novotny found his home on the range

To the casual observer, the strip of land was nothing special.  More...

Community Sports Hall of Fame

Chillemi's induction into Community HOF is the right call

Chillemi's induction into Community HOF is the right call

Growing up in the small town of Clifford, Pa., Lou Chillemi played all the usual sports, eventually developing into a pretty good baseball infielder.  More...

Community Sports Hall of Fame

At swim meets, Don Smith has the situation covered

At swim meets, Don Smith has the situation covered

Don Smith has the perfect analogy for what it's like to be a swim meet official.  More...