Twenty-two players, coaches, officials, and youth leaders were honored as part of the fifth annual Capital Region Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday, August 9.
Players -- Rashad Barksdale (Hudson), David DiCaprio (Fonda-Fultonville), Galen Foster (Shenendehowa), Kareem Jones (Lansingburgh), Zack Luke (Cambridge), Al Marek (Perth), Don Mion (Colonie), Brian Niezgoda (Bishop Scully), Ted Romanowski (Philip Schuyler), Foster "Pete" Precopio (Johnstown) and Matt Whalen (Bishop Maginn)
Coaches -- Tim Donnelly (Lake George), Doug Luke (Cambridge) and Ernie Steck (Albany Academy)
Officials -- Dick Bailey (Adirondack Chapter), Chris Junjulas (Capital District Chapter) and Michael Aquino (Capital District Chapter)
Assistant Coaches -- Tom Mayer (Hudson Falls) and Bob Steenburgh (Guilderland/Greenwich)
Service to Youth Football -- Vince Foley (Albany) and Joe Ierubino (Shenendehowa)
Service to Football -- Tom Heinzelman (Section 2/NYSHSFCA)
Capital Region Football Hall of Fame