Thursday, April 24, 2014
• Hockey players Mike McHugh and Eric Fenton and the 1930-31 girls' basketball team will be inducted into the North Yarmouth Academy Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday.
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McHugh (Class of 1983) and Fenton (1988) both went on to professional hockey after playing for the University of Maine. McHugh, a Bowdoin native, spent most of his pro career in the minor leagues, but played briefly in the NHL with the Minnesota North Stars and San Jose Sharks. Fenton, of South Portland, played for the Portland Pirates in their inaugural season in 1993-94 and also played in the International Hockey League.
The 1930-31 girls' basketball team was the first girls' team to represent NYA in interscholastic competition. Team members were: Doris Anita Morong ('33, Belmont, Mass.), Dorothy Douglas ('34, Boston), Kathleen Bradbury Wormwood ('32, Cumberland), Frances Estelle Bachelder ('34, South Harpswell), Audrey Fidele Townsend, manager ('33, Falmouth), Edwina Mae Titcomb ('32, Falmouth), Charlotte Louise Abbott ('32, Quincy, Mass.), Hazel Louise Stubbs ('31, Falmouth), Louise Madeline Murray ('34, Bailey Island) and Marguerite Doughty Knight ('33, Falmouth).
• Joey Drapeau of Dutch Elm Golf Club made a hole-in-one Sept. 6 on the 15th hole at Biddeford-Saco Country Club during the Tom Winston Tri City tournament. Drapeau used a pitching wedge for the 118-yard shot, which was witnessed by Ed Chamberlain, Jeff Golojuch and Mike Dube.
• Gordie Mailman, in a foursome with Mark Gendron, Dave Curran and Gary Ribaudo, drove his 6-iron shot 140 yards and into the cup on the eighth hole at Riverside South on Sept. 14.
• Tom MacDowell aced the fifth hole at The Woodlands Club on Sept. 16. MacDowell used an 8-iron for the 143-yard shot. His playing partners were Mike DeLuca, Dick Carson and John Lesniak.
• Jim Kelly of Gorham carded a hole-in-one on Sept. 17 at Great Chebeague Island Golf Club. Kelly's ace was on the 110-yard 16th hole, using an 8-iron. The shot was witnessed by Tony Russo.
• Roger Beaulieu aced the 130-yard fifth hole at the Woodlands Club on Sept. 18. Beaulieu used an 8-iron for the shot, which was witnessed by Steve Dubord, Bill Dubord and Jamie Leblanc.
• John Salterio and Monty Slusser each recorded a hole-in-one on Sept. 19 at Fox Ridge Golf Club.
Salterio, playing with Peter Van Gagnon, Bob Baum and Dan Pomerleau, aced the 137-yard fifth hole using a wedge.
Slusser's shot was a gap wedge on the 104-yard 13th hole. It was witnessed by Joe Vokey.
• Ben Heston, Ian Trumper, Alex Giles, Tim Carion and Matt Cook were chosen as winners of the annual Phil Martin Youth Baseball Awards in Scarborough. Heston and Trumper were honored among seventh-graders, and Giles, Carion and Cook were eighth-grade winners.
• Rodger Smith received the Peter Walsh Youth Baseball Coaching Award, and Damian Ramsdell, Brendan Kane and Sam Warren were chose as winners of the Libby-Mitchell Post Offseason Baseball Dedication Award.