COLONIE – The South Colonie Central School District is gearing up for a day of celebration as it prepares to induct the Colonie Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2023 during its annual Homecoming festivities. This year’s induction holds a special significance as it occurs amidst the backdrop of the school district’s 75-year legacy.
The celebration is scheduled to take place on Homecoming night, Friday, Oct. 6 at Colonie Central High School. Starting at 5 p.m. the community will come together to honor the exceptional athletes, coaches, and contributors who have left an indelible mark on Colonie’s sports history.
The following are set to be inducted into this year’s class:
• Kyle Brown – Athlete, (2000)
• Brian O’Keefe – Athlete, (2011)
• Barbara Leicht-Bowers – Coach,
Boys and Girls Bowling
• Paul Mason – Athlete, (1972)
Basketball, Football, Track
• 1970-1971 Boys Basketball Team
“We are immensely proud of the achievements of our athletes and the spirit they have brought and continue to bring to our school community,” South Colonie Athletic Director Bill Roemer said. “This Hall of Fame induction is not just about acknowledging past accomplishments; it’s about inspiring current and future generations to push boundaries and embrace competition and sportsmanship.”
This story appeared on page 6 of the September 6, 2023 print edition of the Colonie Spotlight.