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Arnie was a football and track star at NRHS, having broke many records, some of which still stand today, like his 100 yard punt return. Austin also broke the NYS record in the low hurdles.
While on the JV football team he scored 5 touchdowns in one game. In track he broke the record for the 180 yard low hurdles and was a member of the 880 record breaking relay team. Austin was All-County and Co-Captain of the track team. He was also All-County in football, going both ways, and scoring 4 touchdowns in a game against Mt. St. Michaels. Arnie was also a recipient of the Con Edison Award. Crowning his athletic achievements, Arnie was named “Best Athlete” at NRHS for the 59-60 Year.
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Kim’s softball career began in Little League and continued through to this day. At NRHS she was an multiple time All-County shortstop. Kim was also a member of the Westchester-Putnam Conference “A” softball team three consecutive years. Ciotti was selected as “Softball Player of the Year” by the New York Daily News. Kim also played volleyball, and was just as talented, selected again as a member of the Westchester-Putnam Conference “A” team and was the MVP for NRHS. Kim has been involved in Co-Ed League World Series Softball tournaments, recreation teams, and was a volunteer for the Special Olympics. She has received numerous MVP Awards and went to Bridgeport University on a scholarship.
Anthony “Honey Boy” Colangelo
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Tony excelled in three sports but made his mark in basketball. He was a member of the varsity basketball team for three years and was a prolific scorer. He scored 32 of the team’s total 44 against White Plains, and broke the NRHS scoring record previously held by Hall of Famer Ed Miller. Tony also starred on the WIAA First String All-Star team. NRHS won the WIAA Championship with Colangelo.
Tony was also a member of the cross-country team which won the City Championships. Colangelo played golf at NRHS and years later won several New Rochelle PGA Golf Tournaments. His record of accomplishments in 3 sports makes him a outstanding inductee.
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This outstanding athlete achieved All-County and Section One championships before she entered NRHS. She then continued to be the best around, winning championships and setting records everywhere she went. During high school Ovrill set records in the 40, 60, 300 and 100o yard races, and outdoor at 440 and 880 yard races. She was NYS Champion and record holder, Loucks Games Champion and record holder, Big 10 Indoor Champion, and earned 21 All-American titles. Dwyer ran in the Penn Relays, the World Championships and the Olympic Games.
Orvill is not only an athlete of the highest caliber, but she also uses her intellect and leadership to assist those who need help in achieving their goals.
Rich was a three sport star at NRHS, as captain of the football and baseball teams, and as an outstanding wrestler who placed second at the NYS Sectionals. Rich continued to have success as a player in college, earning Honorable Mention All-American honors as a linebacker, and placing third in a major junior college conference wrestling tournament. He lettered in football, wrestling and baseball, as well as being named MVP of the football team his junior year. Meyers went on to be a successful coach, working with athletes at the high school level, even leading one of his baseball teams to a conference championship. In a sports career that continues after a span of almost fifty years, Rich Meyers is truly a Hall of Fame athlete, coach and teacher.
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