August 29, 2013

Five elected into Plattsburgh High School Hall of Fame


PLATTSBURGH — Four former athletes and one former coach were selected to the 2013 Plattsburgh High School Hall of Fame.

Pete Sullivan coached soccer at Plattsburgh for 26 years. While under his tenure Plattsburgh High School soccer teams accumulated 296 wins, 10 Section VII championships and four state quarterfinal appearances. He was also named Section VII Coach of the Year on several occasions. Sullivan is a Plattsburgh State graduate where he lettered in basketball. He is married to Mary Ellen (Gorman) Sullivan. They have four children, Peter, Keith, Steven and Kevin.

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Mike Deloria, class of 1979, was a multi-sport athlete. He played three years of varsity hockey and was a league all-star for two seasons and league Most Valuable Player his senior year. He was also named the Black Letter Award winner in hockey. While playing football, Deloria was named Champlain Valley Athletic Conference All-Star for two seasons and was a member of the 1978 undefeated championship team. Deloria also played varsity baseball for three years. He was selected league all-star in two of the baseball seasons. He also played four years of hockey for Plattsburgh State and participated on the 1981 and 1982 NCAA National Finalist teams. He is a graduate of Plattsburgh State. Presently, he is an Independent Financial Advisor for Donlan and Barcomb. He is married to Kristen (Ryan) Deloria. They have three children, Lauren, Hallie and Sara.

Sarah Davis is a 1999 graduate. She participated in three varsity sports. In soccer she was a three year starter, a league all-star and the team’s Black Letter Award winner. Also a successful track athlete, Davis was a state qualifier in many events. She still holds records in indoor track. Davis was a league all-star in softball and was named Plattsburgh’s Most Dedicated Athlete her senior year. She was a member of the band, Key club, Drama Club and National Honor Society. She is a graduate of Brandeis University where she played four years of soccer. She was captain of the Brandeis University soccer team. Presently, she is a Youth Advocate in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is married to Kori Redepenning.

Matthew Flynn, a 1996 graduate, is another successful multi-sport athlete. He was voted Plattsburgh’s Most Outstanding Athlete and received the Ray Holmes Award. He was captain in all three sports he participated in, soccer, baseball and basketball. In soccer and baseball he was named the league’s Most Valuable Player. He was also a league all-star in basketball. In each of the sports Flynn participated, his teams were Section VII champions. In baseball, Flynn was a member of the Hornet team that made it to the State Final Four two years in a row. He also played American Legion baseball. He later attended Rollins College where he played four years of baseball. Matt is married to Brooklynn Flynn. They have two children, Layla and Jenna.

Gus Terry was a successful three-sport athlete. Terry was a teammate of Matt Flynn in soccer and baseball. Terry was an outstanding hitter and pitcher on the Hornet diamond. As a sophomore, he tossed a no-hitter against Tupper Lake with 11 strikeouts. His senior year, 1996, he was named an all-star in baseball, hockey and soccer. In baseball, he batted nearly .500 his senior year and was also on the baseball team that made it to the state Final Four in consecutive seasons. Terry was an exceptional hockey players as well. He was one of the leading point producers as a defenseman both his junior and senior seasons. Terry is presently a correction officer at Clinton Correctional Facility. He is married to Katie (Castine) Terry. They have one child, Grace.

All five individuals will be honored during Plattsburgh’s Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 28. They will be in the homecoming parade and introduced at halftime of the football game. There will be a banquet that night at the Elks Club in Plattsburgh starting at 6:30 p.m. For more information call Joe Staves at 569-4185, or email at Tickets are $30 per person.