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NP Athletic Hall of Fame to welcome new members – Sports – Times Reporter

NEW PHILADELPHIA Seven individuals and three teams will be honored as they will be the latest to be inducted into the New Philadelphia High School Athletic Hall of Fame next month.

Mike Beitzel, Bob Graham, Will McEwan, Dave Milburn, Richard Sandilands, Dawn Mamula Stewart, Pat Veltri, the 1967 boys basketball team, the 1986 girls cross country team and the 1987 girls cross country team will be honored between JV and varsity boys basketball game on Feb. 16.

A reception following game will take place in the high school cafeteria and is open to the public.

The sixth annual induction banquet is Feb. 17 at Schoenbrunn Conference Center at 6 p.m.

Tickets available from HOF Chairman Ed Marsh at 330-340-6506 or NPHS Athletic Office at 330-364-0658.

Mike Beitzel

Graduated from NPHS in 1964

Lettered in basketball

Senior year was 1st team All-Tusc County “AA”

1st Team Cardinal Conference

1st Team Eastern District

AP 2nd Team All-Ohio and UPI Honorable Mention All-Ohio

Attended College of Wooster and was captain and MVP of basketball team during his senior year

From 1998-2008-Head Coach at Hanover College in Indiana with a record of 370-181

Five NCAA tournament appearances

Founded the Count Side Club, an after school mentoring program in Madison, Indiana


Bob Graham (posthumously)

Graduated from NPHS in 1979

Lettered in football, basketball, and track

1st Team Cardinal Conference

1st Team Eastern District

Cardinal Conference Defensive Player of the Year

Eastern District Lineman of the Year

1st Team All-Ohio

Received football scholarship to Kent State University

In basketball was the leading rebounder in the Cardinal Conference

Named All-Conference and Honorable Mention Eastern District


William T. McEwan III

Graduated from NPHS in 2010

Lettered in football, basketball, and baseball

1st Team All-ECOL

1st Team Eastern District

Eastern District Offensive Player of the Year

3rd Team All-Ohio

Top 22 Player Award

ECOL Return Specialist of…

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