Chemung County Sports HOF Induction Coming Fast

Area athletes to be enshrined in class of 2017

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - The 2017 Chemung County Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony date is set.

In another big year with the Josh Palmer Holiday Basketball Tournament, the 2017 induction ceremony will be held at Elmira high school on Wednesday, December 27th. The actual ceremony will take place close to 7:30 pm in between the final two tournament games of the night.

The class of 2017 will be revealed in the coming days and 18 Sports will have each inductee from Elmira Notre Dame, Horseheads, EFA and Southside high schools. 

Before the big induction night in Elmira, local sports fans will be treated to the Ernie Davis Award nomination reveal at the Arnot Mall in Big Flats. The Ernie Davis Award is earned by the area's top high school football player, each nominee will be revealed on Saturday, December 8th starting at 11 am until 4 pm. Also on display, will be the official Ernie Davis Heisman Trophy, an award Davis won at Syracuse University in 1961 becoming the first African-American to win it. 

Chemung County Sports Hall of Fame president, Marty Chalk, talks to 18 Sports about the actual Heisman Trophy that's coming to the Arnot Mall. Stay with 18 Sports on who will be enshrined in the Chemung County Sports Hall of Fame, class of 2017. 

 


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