Past Banquet Speakers

1991 - STEVE DALEY - Bureau chief of Chicago Tribune in Washington D.C. office

 

1992 - ALAN LOCEY - Former Corning West and Bucknell standout.

 

1993 - BOB WOODS - West Point grad. Played for both Army & Navy football teams.

 

1994 - JOHN TOPICHAK - Former Corning East and Hobart standout.

 

1995 - LOU SABAN - Former head coach at Alfred St. among many other things.

 

1996 - TERRY DAY - WETM-TV Sports Director.

 

1997 - MIKE GOSSIE - Managing editor of The Leader and Sandy Ostebo impersonator.

 

1998 - JOHN POLO - Corning Community College professor and coach.

 

1999 - JIM BACALLES - State Assemblyman, 130th District.

 

2000 - JOSEPH CORCORAN JR. - Former Corning East standout.

 

2001 - JACK BENJAMIN - President of Three Rivers, Chairman of Corning  Classic.

 

2002 - TERRY CORCORAN - Former Corning East standout. Skidmore College coach.

 

2003 - RICHARD KIMBLE - Corning school district principal.

 

2004 - JOHN TUNNEY - Steuben County District Attorney.

 

2005 - BILL THOMAS - Coach of Corning East baseball state champions.

 

2006 - JASON FLICKINGER - Former Corning East standout and Olympic rower.

 

2007 - RANDY HOLDEN - Coach of Corning East football state champions.

 

2008 - MARGE TREMAINE - Coach of Corning West girls basketball state champions.

 

2009 - ROBERT MILLER - Former Corning East and Navy lacrosse standout.

 

2010 - PIERCE BAKER - Former Corning East and U of R basketball standout. VP          

                                           At Corning Incorporated. 1982 inductee.

 

2011 - ED MATTISON - Former Corning East baseball standout. Marine Lt. Colonel.

 

2012 - CHRIS RUOCCO - Local contributor, 2008 Inductee and assistant coach

 

2013 - BRIAN LEBARRON - Corning East and Syracuse standout football player

 

2014 - SHAWN VARGO - Sports Editor of the Leader

 

2015 – LOU FIORILLO – Former coach and 1994 inductee.

 

2016 – A.T. BAILEY – Former lacrosse All-American and 2003 inductee

 

2017 – ANDY MALNOSKE – Sports Director at WETM-TV