The Belleville Sports Hall of Fame has announced their members for 2018.
The Hall of Fame Class of 2018 features an NHL Rookie of the Year, an All American track star, a staple in the local sports community, a Pan American water skiier, an Olympic Gold Medalist, a football stud, and a provincial softball team.
Hall of Fame President David Mills says the group, through their athletic accomplishments belong in the Hall of Fame.
First is NHL goaltender Andrew Raycroft, who won the Calder Trophy with the Boston Bruins.
Dennis Stark was an All American track star in the early 1980s for East Tenness State, as well as a Canada Summer Games record setter.
James Hurst is getting the nod for his involvement in Belleville Minor Football, the Wellington Dukes, the creation of the Belleville Sports Hall of Fame, and more.
Drew Ross won three gold medals at the Pan American Games in slalom in water skiing.
Coxswain Brian Price, won a gold and a silver medal in rowing at the 2008 and 2012 summer Olympics.
Terry Wellesley helped the Quinte Saints win the COSSA title in football in 1966. The running back also played for the University of Colorado, Texas Tech University, and in the CFL’s Ottawa Rough Riders and Hamilton Tiger Cats.
Finally, the 1988 Belleville Enright Midget Girls Softball team, which captured the provincial title, and silver at the Canadian Championships.
The induction ceremony will take place September 15 at 1 p.m., at the Belleville Sports Hall of Fame, at the Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre.
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