Pride of Schenectady
The Daily Gazette previews the 2010 Schenectady City School District Athletic Hall of Fame Induction. Here are some photos for the featured athletes and teams. Posted on September 10, 2010.
Ray Trail, left, poses with teammates Ernie Marshall, John Scasny and Duncan McFarland after Mont Pleasant won the prestigious distance medley relay championship during the 1936 Penn Relays in Philadelphia. Trail also broke world interscholastic mile records and won two national cross country championships during a short but spectacular career. (Photo courtesy of Bob Pezzano)
Ray Trail's signature in a Mont Pleasant yearbook. (Courtesy of the Schenectady County Historical Society)
Starters on the 1935 Mont Pleasant cross country team: kneeling, from the left, James Krone, Ray Krone and Frank Synfelt. Standing, from the left, Ray Trail, Johnson Williams and Joe Gautie. (Photo courtesy of the Schenectady County Historical Society)
Mont Pleasant cross country team, fall of 1935. From the left: John Chociej, Kenneth Seypura, James Krone, Ray Krone, Rowland Thornton, Johnson Williams, Frank Synfelt, Ray Trail, Joseph Gautie, manager Warren Rockefeller, coach Norman Kitching. (Photo courtesy of the Schenectady County Historical Society)
1959-1960 Linton basketball team is, standing, from left: Coach Walt Przybylo, Karl Heiner, Michael Ottati, Robert Elwell, Richard Rollins, Marshall Family, David Torre and faculty manager Arthur “Whitey” Boehm. Kneeling are Michael Sahr, James Seaman, Robert Murray, Jack Washington and Barry Kramer. (Photo courtesy of Bob Pezzano)
The 1960 Linton High School golf team, from left, Jack Gold, Donald Dwore, James Reid, Peter Famiano, Michael Sahr and Thomas Schmidt went unbeaten with an 11-0 record and won sectional and state championships. Missing from photo is Alan Bilgore. (Photo courtesy of Bob Pezzano)
The 1960 Mont Pleasant baseball team.
Front row, from left: managers Bruno Toffolo, Dick Paparella, P. Novak, R. Bully
Second row, seated, from left: Al Steele, Gerald Carnivale, Mike Riggi, Bob Tucceri, Larry Locci, Joe Loudis, Bill Banach, Joe DeCarlo.
Third row, standing, from left: Coach Tony Parisi, Dick Odorizzi, Paul Angerami, Ed Barnowski, Cy Kolod, Mike Braun, Don Wade, John Kwak, assistant coach Dick Grinnell
(Photo courtesy of Bob Pezzano)
Pitcher Ed Barnowski led the 1960 Mont Pleasant baseball team to an unbeaten season.
Linton High School coach Pete Shulha congratulates Warren Crow after winning “Outstanding Wrestler” at Sectionals in 1962 in this Gazette file photo.
Post high school, Warren Crow wrestled for Albany State after transferring from Cornell. (Photo courtesy of Bob Pezzano)