Stillwater inducts 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame Class
Sept. 9, 2016 – The newest members of the Stillwater
Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted on Friday, September 2. This year’s
inductees were Michael Kardash (Class of 1975), Peter D’Aloia Sr.,
Dominick Fruci, Aileen Durrant, and the 2005-06 Varsity Boys’ Basketball
team. They were honored in the middle school cafeteria before the
varsity football game and received plaques on the field during halftime.
More about the inductees
- Michael Kardash was the former Athletic
Director and instrumental in the building of Stillwater’s updated
athletic facilities. He also served as a varsity golf, wrestling,
and football coach.
- Peter D'Aloia Sr. & Dominick Fruci were
honored for their outstanding contributions to Stillwater
Athletics, both as coaches and for producing video for Stillwater
Athletics for over 30 years.
- Aileen Durrant started the interscholastic
program for for girls field hockey, volleyball, basketball, and
softball in 1974. She also taught Physical Education at Stillwater
for 39 years. Durrant was inducted into the New York State High
School Softball Hall of Fame in 2012.
- The 2005-06 Varsity Boys Basketball Team was
coached by Dave Cook. They were New York State Class "C" finalists
and New York State Class "C" Regional Champions. The team also
earned Section 2 and Wasaren League Championship titles. They
finished with a record of 26-2.