WHS Athletic Hall of Fame Announces Inductees for 2015!

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A sign inside an atrium at Watertown High School displaying the current mascot - the Raiders.

The Watertown High School Athletic Hall of Fame’s class of 2015 includes a pair of teams and half a dozen athletes – including four sisters!

Inductees for this year’s celebration to be held at the Hellenic Cultural Center on Saturday Oct. 17, include six athletes and two teams.

For the first time in its distinguished history, the HOF will induct four talented sisters from the same family, including Bethany Rogers, ’95, Jane Rogers, ’98, Catherine Rogers, ’00, and Mary Rogers, ’03. As players and coaches, the fantastic foursome in field hockey contributed multiple All-Scholastic and MVP awards, 25 Middlesex League titles, 21 Div. II North Section titles, and 12 State Championships.

The other two athletes include dynamic point guard Casey Brackett, ’03, a Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic basketball player, and track star Nick Goodman, also a member of the class of, ’03. Goodman was the cross country Class C Massachusetts State Champion, as well as an All-American in the mile.

The first of the two teams selected for entrance to the Hall include the undefeated 1994 State Champion field hockey team, led by current HOF’er Kerry Lessard, and two of the Rogers sisters – Bethany and Jane.

The other is the 1983 Middlesex League Champion football team, led by captains Billy Gagnon and Joe Connors.

For more info, or for tickets please contact HOF Chair Mike Venezia at 617 359-2788, or mikevenezia15@gmail.com.

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