The Maine Sports Hall of Fame held its 46th induction ceremony on October 30, 2022 at the Merrill Auditorium. The program was the briefest in our history lasting one hour twenty-six minutes and drew outstanding reviews from all who attended.
You can see a one camera view of the program which includes the videos on our Video page. Click the link below to watch:
This year’s inductees included Ron Cote a three-sport star at Biddeford who also played at Maine and eventually returned home to coach three sports at Biddeford. Mike DeVito of Hampden a UMaine star who played nine years in the NFL, Olympic Biathlete Clare Egan of Cape, Ryan Flaherty of Deering who played nine years of MLB Baseball after starring at Deering and Vanderbilt, Christy Gardner of Auburn who lost both legs during military service, but has become a national-class competitor at sled hockey as well as track and field, Mikey LeBlanc of Topsham who has become an icon in the sport of snowboarding, Lori McPherson, a cheerleader and coach from Marshwood, Hank Pfeifle of Carrabasset Valley who became a national-class runner and world class age-group cyclist, Adrienne Shibles of Knox who was star basketball player at Mt. View and Bates before becoming an outstanding basketball coach at Bowdoin and now, Dartmouth, Emily Caras Snyder who was a star swimmer at Cape and Cornell before suddenly passing away from a heart attack at the age of 33, Diana Walker of Sanford an outstanding athlete and field hockey coach as well as Rod Wotton of Marshwood who was New England’s all-time winningest high school football coach.
Maine Sports Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 2
Cumberland, ME 04021
Phone (207) 807-7666
The Maine Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1972 for the purpose of: 1) appointing and bestowing recognition awards and scholarships to outstanding Maine high school scholar-athletes; and, 2) to formally honor and memorialize Maine athletes and sports figures who have brought distinction and honor to the state of Maine.