- Last Updated on Sunday, 01 May 2022 03:22
The Mid Mon Valley All Sports Hall of Fame will hold its 27th annual banquet returning to St Spyridon Hellenic Center, 1205 Grand Blvd Monessen, PA on Friday, June 17 at 5:30 p.m. After a two-year absence, due to the pandemic, chairman Dennis Stitch stated, “we are ready to proceed with our induction banquet as we have in the past decades.”
The Mid Mon Valley Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to welcome these 2022 Mon Valley inductees:
Coach Billy Connors: A Brownsville High School All Big Six quarterback and 1954 graduate, Connors went on to Salem College where he garnered Little All-American accolades. He transferred his football knowledge to the coaching ranks accumulating an overall record of 174 wins, 92 losses and 12 ties. At Beth Center High School for 14 years, he capped his coaching there with a WPIAL crown in 1975. At Ringgold from 1979 to 1984 he won the WPIAL championship in 1982. Connors concluded his career at Belle Vernon Area and in 1989 made it to the semifinals losing to Aliquippa 14-7. Coach Connors was also inducted into the Washington Greene County Sports Hall of Fame in 1996.