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Six local athletes, coaches set for hall of fame induction

 

Two Olympic champions, two legendary coaches and two former standout local athletes will all be honored at the 2015 Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet on July 23 at the San Mateo County Event Center.

Palo Alto High graduates Mark and Dave Schultz, who won gold medals in wrestling at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, are among the 10 inductees who have inspired others with their leadership skills and athletic abilities.

Former Menlo School baseball coach and Athletic Director Craig Schoof and current Pinewood girls basketball coach Doc Scheppler also will be inducted, as will former Menlo-Atherton High track and field standout Chi Johnson and former Menlo College and U.S. National Team wrestler Sara Fulp Allen.

Also on the list of inductees are Peter Ueberroth, the former MLB Commissioner and Olympic Games organizer from Burlingame High; former NFL player Ryan Boschetti from Carlmont High; Aragon High cross country and track coach Bill Daskarolis, and former Hillsdale High basketball standout Debbie Dyson.

The evening ceremony will begin with no-host cocktails at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. and then the induction ceremony. Included will be a raffle. Paid reservations will receive complimentary tickets to Stanford's home football opener on Sept. 12.

RSVP by Friday, July 10 by calling 348-7600 or e-mail sportshalloffame@smccvb.com.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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