On Nov. 5, 2011, the most recent members were inducted into the Manchester Catholic High Schools Hall of Fame in the Kevin T. McHugh gymnasium at Trinity High School in Manchester.
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James Bee, Trinity ’76 – was a memorable three-sport athlete in the mid-70’s for Trinity. Played soccer for Hall of Fame coach Jack Kelley and was a two-way starter for two years and played special teams for football coach Ken Sciacca. Also contributed heavily to the success of the track and field team, where he was the high hurdle city champ.
Maryanne (Hamilton) Connolly, Trinity ’77 – helped the female athletes at Trinity gain respectability as competitors in Class L play. Helped the girls’ basketball team to a championship match-up against Milford in 1976 but asserted herself as one of the best runners in the state and the region with her efforts in cross country and track & field.
Kelly (Correia) DePetrillo, Trinity ’99 – was a revitalizing factor in girls sports at Trinity after a slow start in the early 90’s for the girls’ programs. Competed in soccer, basketball and softball for the Pioneers and was known for her athleticism and competitiveness. Was the Junior Female Athlete of the Year in 1998 and an All-State softball selection in 1999.
Robert Elliott, Bishop Bradley ’67 – was a highly competitive golfer and skier for the Bradley Pioneers. Found the majority of his success in golf with an NHIAA championship and a standout career at Holy Cross. Returned to Manchester and won both the State Am and City Golf Championships. He was the Manchester Country Club champion four different times.
Chris Kelliher, Trinity ’98 – had a tremendous senior year in which he led the football, wrestling and baseball teams to successful campaigns. He led the football team in tackles in a turkey bowl win over Central. Took his football talents to then Plymouth State College, where he was named a captain and led the Panthers to a Freedom Football Conference championship in 2000.
Dan Kiestlinger, Bishop Bradley ’66 – excelled in basketball for coaches Frank O’Donnell and Drew Denmead while at Bradley. Worked his way to become a talented forward for the Pioneers, always reliable and leading by example. Went on to a very successful teaching and coaching career in New Hampshire after graduating from Manhattan College in 1970.
John Young, Trinity ’83 – set a football program record with seven straight games with at least one interception during his senior year. Besides being a major contributor to football, Young also competed in hockey and track and has since returned to the school as a valuable assistant coach in the football and hockey programs.