The Cambria County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2014 was announced recently, and it included five inductees.
The inductees included Richland High graduate Leah Hollis, a former Division I women's volleyball player at Rutgers University, Ed Johnston, the former Johnstown Jets champion goaltender who went on to a Stanley Cup career as a NHL player and GM-coach, John Kasay Sr., a Johnstown graduate who played football at the University of Georgia and spent decades on the Bulldogs' coaching staff.
The list also includes Randy Mazey, a United graduate who played baseball at Clemson University and is now West Virginia University's head coach, and Tom McGough, a Johnstown graduate selected by the Cleveland Indians in the Major League Baseball draft as a 17-year-old en route to a successful career in the minor leagues.
The five new members officially will be inducted during a July 12 banquet at the Pasquerilla Conference Center.
Also being recognized are:
n The 30th anniversary of Richland High School's 1984 state volleyball championship and the Rams' successful defense of that PIAA crown in 1985.
n The 20th anniversary of Bishop McCort High School hockey team's 1994 state championship, as well as four other state titles the Crushers won in the 1990s.
n The 20th anniversary of the state runner-up 1994 Forest Hills football team.
n The Hall will honor the All American Amateur Baseball Association Tournament, which will hold its 70th tournament in August at Point Stadium and surrounding fields.
n Class of 1990 inductee Carlton Haselrig officially will have football added to his hall of fame title. Haselrig had been inducted as a six-time national champion wrestler at UPJ. He later attained All Pro status as an NFL offensive lineman with the Pittsburgh Steelers.