2024 Bucks County Chapter

Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame



Ballots are due by January 15,2024


1L—Scott Adams—Neshaminy Maple Point High School—1974-77

  • Four-year member of the Neshaminy team in the Lower Bucks County Scholastic Ice Hockey League.
  • Named to the All-Star Team in junior and senior years.
  • Played ice hockey at the University of Vermont and was named Freshman Defense Player of the Year.
  • Following freshman year transitioned to officiating. Moved from the elementary level to junior hockey and then to the collegiate level.
  • Referee and chief of the Bucks League and initiated the three-man system.
  • Officiated in the Bean Pot Tournament in Boston involving collegiate teams.
  • Officiated in the American Hockey League for 20 years.
  • Officiated the AHL All-Star Game.
  • Was the Off-Ice official in the National Hockey League for 25 years and the NHL Winter Classic in Philadelphia.
  • Worked with Philadelphia Flyers as an official in training camp for 15 years and as penalty box/TV commercial coordinator.
  • Supervisor of officials for the NCAA Championship game in 2014.


2L—Chet Dalgewicz—Pennsbury High School—1959-1963

  • Three-year starter on the soccer team.
  • Two-year starter on the wrestling team. Lost only one dual meet.
  • Two-time Sectional Champion, one-time District One Champion and Regional Champion.
  • Only NCAA All-American Division One Wrestler in Pennsbury school history.
  • Four-year starter at East Stroudsburg.
  • Lost only one dual meet in four years.
  • Two-Time PSAC League Champion.
  • One-time Mid-Atlantic AAU Champion.
  • Assistant Wrestling coach at Princeton University for 22 years and Assistant Athletic Director.
  • Directed three NCAA Division One Wresting Championships.
  • President of the New Jersey Referees Association.
  • Inducted into the Pennsbury High School Sports Hall of Fame, East Stroudsburg Hall of Fame, National Wrestling Hall of Fame-New Jersey Chapter.
  • Associate Director of Athletics at Rider University for 15 years.
  • Golf coach at Rider for 14 years and was voted Golf Coach of The Year in 1990.


3L—George Eastburn—Pennsbury High School—Volleyball Coach

  • Started the girls’ volleyball team in 1988 and coached for 18 years.
  • Compiled a record of 237-23 in the Surburban One League and an overall record of 341-71
  • Named Bucks County Courier Times Volleyball Coach of The Year 12 times and the Philadelphia Inquirer Volleyball Coach of The Year.
  • Teams won 12 SOL Championships, advanced to the District One Championships 6 times winning that championship 3 times.
  • Teams qualified for the PIAA State Tournament 9 times and were the runner-up in 2003.
  • 15 of his players were named the Courier Times Player of The Year. Ten of his players were named to the All-State Team. Melissa Walbridge was an outstanding player at Penn State University.
  • District One representative to the PVCA and a member of the girls’ volleyball steering committee for 16 years.
  • Inducted into the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2009.
  • Also started the girls’ soccer team in 1988 and coached the team for 8 years compiling a record of 82-56-7.
  • Established middle school volleyball in the Bucks County League.
  • Served as William Penn Middle School’s Athletic Director and was the Bucks County League Treasurer.
  • Inducted into the Pennsbury Sports Hall of Fame.


4L—Sandy Hart—Bishop Conwell/Egan–Softball Coach

  • Head softball coach at Bishop Conwell/Egan for 23 years.
  • Won 11 Philadelphia Catholic League softball championships.
  • Won 12 District XII softball championships.
  • Advanced to the PIAA state championship game in 2022 losing to undefeated Neshannock.
  • Coached many softball players who continued to play in Division l, 2, 3 in college and one at the professional level.
  • Head field hockey coach at Conwell/Egan in 1999 as they won the PCL championship.
  • Inducted into the Conwell/Egan Sports Hall of Fame in 2011 and recognized for 25 years of service in 2018.
  • For 30 years played in Women’s Leagues in Bucks, Mercer and Hamilton counties.
  • Inducted into the Trenton Hall of Fame in 2008 as a slow pitch player in many leagues and tournaments.
  • Inducted into the CEC sports hall of fame in 2022.
  • For 10 years was the head coach at softball camps for girls aged 7-14 years.
  • PIAA basketball official for 30 years and officiated district and state playoff games.
  • Taught Physical Education at Our Lady of Grace Elementary School for 33 years.


5L—Michelle Hollister Houseright—Pennsbury High School– 1993-1994

  • Transferred to Pennsbury from Allentown (N.J.) High School in 1993.
  • At both schools was a three-time USA Today Basketball Honorable Mention Honoree.
  • In senior year led team to a 27-7 record. Led team in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage, free throw percentage and steals.
  • Named First Team All-State in basketball in senior year, SOL First Team and All Area Team.
  • Member of the field hockey and softball teams.
  • At Virginia Tech University was a forward/center on teams that earned a berth to the NCAA Tournament in 1995, 1998 and Sweet 16 in 1999.
  • In freshman year named Virginia Colleges and Universities First Team.


6L—Courtney Hudson—Council Rock South High School 1997-2001

  • Four-year varsity starter on the soccer team.
  • Team was undefeated (22-0-1) in 1998 and (24-0) in 2001.
  • SOL League Champions, District One Champions and PIAA State Champions in 1998 and 2001.
  • Named Philadelphia Inquirer Player of The Year in 2001.
  • Named All League First Team and All State First Team in 2001.
  • Team was ranked Number 1 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of American Poll (2001).
  • Three-year varsity starter in field hockey.
  • SOL League Champions in 1998, 1999, 2000.
  • Team advanced to the state semi-finals in 1999 and 2000.
  • Named Bucks County Player of The Year in 1999 and 2000.
  • Named to the All-League First Team and All State First Team in 1999 and 2000.
  • Three-year varsity starter on the Rutgers soccer team. Team advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 in 2003. Varsity starter on the field hockey team in senior year.
  • Received scholarships in both sports.


7L—Benjamin Luber—Council Rock High School—1999-2003

  • All- time leader in boys’ basketball in the following categories: Points 1,969, Free Throws 560, Assists 565, Steals 236, Games Played 111.
  • Starter on the 2003 SOL Champion Team and on the PIAA District One Runner Up.
  • Starter on the PIAA State Tournament Team in 2001 and 2003.
  • Named as the Bucks County Courier Times Player of The Year in 2001 and 2003.
  • Named to the SOL First team three times and the Pennsylvania All State First Team in 2003.
  • McDonald’s All-American Nominee in 2003.
  • At Penn State University was Honorable Mention “Street and Smith” Freshman All-American.
  • In his four years at Penn State was in the Top 10 in assists and steals.
  • Played professional Basketball in Israel Premier Division (Ashkelon, Haifa) and on the Iceland Express (Tindastoll).
  • Currently head coach at the George School with a record of 53-21.
  • Named Non-PIAA Coach of The Year in 2022-23 and led the team to the Friends League Champions for the first time in school history in 2022-23.


8L—Joanne Pendergast McVey— Archbishop Ryan High School—1969-1973

  • Native of Bensalem, was a four-year starter in basketball and softball at Archbishop Ryan High School.
  • Named to the All-Catholic First Team and MVP in basketball in senior year. Team was undefeated and won school’s first Catholic League Championship.
  • Named to the First Team All Catholic Team in softball.
  • Two-year starter on the Bucks County Community College basketball and softball teams.
  • On the basketball team was the leading scorer in two seasons and the MVP. Team had a 35-game win streak and won the Region 19 (Pa. and N.J.) Championship. Named MVP of the tournament.
  • Team placed in the Top 10 in the National Tournament in Kansas—1975.
  • Two-year starter on La Salle University basketball and softball teams.
  • First recipient of a woman’s basketball scholarship at LaSalle University.
  • Named MVP in both junior and senior years and was the leading scorer. Selected to All Big Five Team in both years.
  • Invited to and attended the U.S. Olympic Tryout. Featured in “Street and Smiths” College Basketball Guide for the 1976-77 season.
  • Invited to the first Women’s Professional Basketball League Tryout in 1978. Selected to the New York Star Team.  Opted not to play on the professional level.
  • Head Coach of Neshaminy Girl’s Basketball Team for 11 years (2001-12). Named Bucks County Coach of The Year in 2003-04 and Trenton Times Coach of The Year in 2004-05.


9L—Pam Rosanio—Archbishop Wood—2004

  • Four-year letter winner in basketball.
  • Named to the First Team All-Catholic League in 2003 and 2004. League MVP in 2004.
  • Scored 1,417 career points. High school record for 17 years.
  • Four-year letter winner at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. All-Rookie Team in 2004 and Second Team in 2006.  Also lettered in track in 2008.
  • Career milestones–1,000+ points, 500+ rebounds, 300+ assists.
  • Second in games started (116), Fourth in minutes played (3,896), Tenth in points scored (1,466), Seventh in free throws (71.8%), Tenth in assists (306).
  • Played professionally in Europe for ten years.
  • 2008-09—Ribera (Italy), (Eskilstuna Basket (Sweden).  2009-2011—Umea Comets (Sweden),

2011-12—Solna Vikings (Sweden), 2012-13—C.U.S (Italy), 2013-15—Udominate Basket Umea (Sweden). Baltic Women’s Basket Lague and Swedish Damligan, CB. AL-Quazeres Extremadura (Spain).

  • Named Player of The Week and Player of The Year multiple times with different teams. Also played with the Italian National Team in 2015.


10L—Ed Walsh —C.B. East Swimming Coach 1981-2018

  • Varsity letter winner at East Stroudsburg College in swimming and tennis.
  • Enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1965. Served a tour of duty in Viet Nam and rose to the rank of Sergeant.
  • Began teaching Health and Physical Education at C.B. East in 1979. Started coaching the boy’s swimming team in 1981.
  • In 37 years, he achieved an overall record of 275-187-2.
  • His teams won SOL Championships in 1994, ’95, ’96, 2000 and 2001.
  • C.B. East finished in the top 5 at Districts four times and in the top 10 at states three times.
  • Kevin McCann won the state championship in the 100-yard butterfly in 1998.
  • His swimmers won 13 individual and a 200 free relay District One titles.
  • 17 swimmers and divers earned All-State honors as well as 5 relays.
  • His swimmers produced 12 individual NISCA All-Americans. 5 relays also earned All-American status.
  • Served on the District One Steering Committee for 30 years.
  • Inducted into the C.B. East Athletic Hall of Fame.
  • The aquatic facility at the C.B. Athletic Club is named in his honor.