Vikings News · Hoover High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Inductees Postponed


North Canton OH, April 7, 2020:

North Canton Hoover High School Athletic Director, Tim Walker, is
pleased to announce the Hoover High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2020.
The inductees are: Mr. Phil Birney (’58), Mr. Don Hertler Jr. (’81), Mr. Jeff Hite (’78), Ms. Ashley (Muffet)
Kovacs (’05), the late Coach Mel Long, and Mr. Paul Paparone (’60).

The inductees will be announced at halftime of the home football game on Friday, September 11, 2020 at North Canton Memorial Stadium. The
Induction Dinner and Program will begin at 6:00pm on Saturday, September 12 at North Canton Hoover High
School. Tickets and more information will be available in the Hoover High School Athletic office at the beginning
of August.

 

 

July 13,2020

North Canton Hoover High School
2020 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Postponed

North Canton OH, July 13, 2020:  North Canton Hoover High School has announced that the North Canton Hoover Athletic Hall of Fame Induction for 2020 has been postponed. The recognition and induction banquet had been scheduled for September 11 and 12, 2020. The Class of 2020 inductees include Mr. Phil Birney (’58), Mr. Don Hertler Jr. (’81), Mr. Jeff Hite (’78), Ms. Ashley (Muffet) Kovacs (’05), the late Coach Mel Long, and Mr. Paul Paparone (’60). Hoover Athletic Director, Tim Walker commented, “We want to be sure that we honor these very worthy inductees in a safe and appropriate manner. A time for their induction will be announced at a future date when we are confident that we will be able to honor them appropriately for all that they have contributed to North Canton Hoover athletics.”