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Bill was an outstanding athlete at Iona Prep, playing Varsity Basketball for 2 years, Varsity Baseball for 4 years and Varsity football for 4 years. Best known for his football prowess, Iona Prep won the Catholic High School Championship, with Bill being named to numerous All-County and All-Metropolitan teams. In addition, he was selected to play on the NY Post All CHSAA 1st team and the NY Journal American All-Scholastic 1st team. Draddy was given the New World All-Star Football Award and the Con Edison Award. Bill played college football at Michigan State for two years. His college career was cut short by knee surgery. After college Draddy played Semi-Pro ball and signed with the NY Giants. Bill has been involved with the Westchester Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame from its inception, serving as President for 17 years.
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Nat has coached and counseled collegiate, high school and younger basketball players throughout New Rochelle and the metropolitan area. Coach Harris served as Assistant and then Head Coach of NRHS varsity basketball, winning the Sectional Title. The top three scorers in school history were coached by Nat at some point in their careers. He was twice selected “Coach of the Year” and earned membership into the “100 Wins Club.” He served as V.P and President of the Westchester Basketball Coaches Association. Nat then coached in the US Basketball League. For many years Coach Harris has volunteered his services in the community by running clinics and open gyms for all skills levels. He has developed and coached a number of AAU Girls Basketball teams throughout the area.
David Sidney Lee
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Sid Lee has been selected to the Hall of Fame as an outstanding official in baseball, softball and basketball. Sid was selected to officiate multiple Section 1 Basketball tournaments and also officiated college basketball for 10 years. He was past President of the Westchester County Baseball Umpires Association and received several awards. Lee is widely known for being a softball official. Lee helped form the Westchester County Chapter AASA, serving as its first president. He was selected to officiate in four World Tournaments conducted by the Softball Assoc. of America, the Women’s Fast Pitch World Tournament, and the Men’s World Slow Pitch Tournament. Sid has received numerous community awards for service to the youth and adults of New Rochelle.
Lew has been successfully running since he won the Yonkers School Boy’s Race in 8th grade competing against 131 from all Yonkers grade schools. Iona offered Lew a scholarship and he had an amazing football career that started out with him running back the opening kickoff. In his sophomore year for the varsity, his first two carries went for touchdowns. During his junior year Iona lost only one game and won the Catholic High School Football League Championship. Lew also won the CHSFL scoring title and was named First Team All-League. He was named to the All World Telegram and Sun First team in his junior and senior years. As a senior he scored 12 touchdowns in 6 games. Leone scored a record 4 touchdowns in one game and won the Con Edison Award as one of many awards.
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