Business Sponsors

The ongoing recognition of Elyria’s athletes is made possible by the support of both our faithful program sponsors and our many generous patrons. The Elyria Sports Hall of Fame Board of Trustees would like to thank the following for their support of our annual enshrinement banquet. If you would like to donate to the Hall of Fame and be recognized in our next banquet program, please download our Patron Card or send your name, address and phone to:

Support the ESHOF

The Elyria Sports Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 1462
Elyria, Ohio 44036-1462

If you’d like to join our many advertisers with an ad in our next year’s program, please click on the link 2022 New Ads Request or contact us through our Post Office Box (PO Box 1462, Elyria, Oh). We will return the application form to you. Thank you.

2019 Program Advertisers

Please patronize our many business advertisers:
The Outdoor Option
An outdoor Hunting, Fishing and Sporting Show
Congratulations to new and previous athletes selected

Danny Reaser, Co-host, Vice President & Chief Production Manager 
Shannon Reaser, Co-host and director of Women’s Branding
Dan Reaser, Sr., Co-host and President and CEO, Danny Boy Productions.
The Outdoor Option TV show focuses on family interactions as we hunt, fish, and explore the beautiful lands of North America.

Al Lalim Temple #223
Congratulations and Best Wishes to the New Inductees

Noble Kevin Patterson – Illustrious Potentate


3815 Zane Trace Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43228

Phone 614-873-6823, Dominic Piazza, Director of Used Truck Sales

Congratulations Jo Jo Guyeska

Avon Eye Design

Evening and Weekend Hours Available  — Families Welcome

Dr. John J. Novak and Dr. Brooke A. Bader (ESHOF Class of 2013).

36840 Detroit Rd., Olde Avon Village, Avon, Oh Phone: 440-934-1144 

Bluestar Recycling Center

Don’t trash it, Cash it!


201 Williams Street, Elyria, Ohio 44035

Botamer Florest and More

Creating beautiful expressions of your feelings. 

We are Elyria’s oldest and most trusted florist since 1921. Congratulations to this year’s class. Contact us at or 440-322-3108

Brookdale Cemetary — City of Elyria
Serving all Faiths, Veterans and Spouse section, Praying Hands Columbarium, Angels Garden (Infants).  41600 Oberlin Road, Elyria, Oh. Phone: 440-322-3896  

Burger King of Lorain County — Congratulations Enshrinees
Have it Your Way at the following locations: Elyria (Downtown, West River N., Chestnut Commons), Lorain (Colorado Ave., Cooper-Foster Park Rd., Fairless Dr., Leavitt Rd.), Avon Lake (Avon-Beldon Rd.), Vermilion (Liberty Ave.), Wellington (No. Main St.).

Buffalo Wild Wings

239 Midway Blvd. Elyria, Ohio 44035

440-324-5544.  Order Online at

Dales Market and Deli — We Cater All Occasions
417 Cleveland Street
Elyria, Ohio
Large Enough to Serve You, Small Enough to Care!

Century 21 — DeAnna Realty


The Chronicle-Telegram
Your best source for local sports
225 East Avenue
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Subscribe: 440-329-7200

Joe “The Champ” Gentile
Contgratulations to all past and the 2018 Enshrinees

Somers Agency
Lorenzo Gentile and Dan Kelley

5311 Leavitt Rd., Suite 100, Lorain, Oh. 44053  Phone: 440-324-3447.

Web Site:

Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service
323 Middle Avenue
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Phone: 440-323-3224  Fax: (440) 284-0523
Congratulations Inductees!!

The Democratic Party & Democratic Elected Officials of Elyria                    Sends their warmest congratulations to the Enshrinees to the Elyria Sports Hall of Fame.  Holly Brinda, Mayor, Ted Pileski, Auditor, Scott Serazin, Law Director, Eric J. Rothgery, Municipal Court Clerk.  Larry Tanner, 1st Ward, Brenda Kay Davis 2nd Ward, Mark Jessie, 3rd Ward, Phil Tollett, 4th Ward, Marcus Madison, 5th Ward, Donna Mitchell, 6th Ward, Jack Cerra, 7th Ward. Mike Lotko III, Thomas Callahan, Victor Stewart III — At Large. Forrest Bullocks, Council Clerk. Judy Nedwick, Chairman, Chris Pyanowski, Vice Chairman, Brenda Davis, Secretary, David Keener, Treasurer.

The Elected County Officials of the Democratic Party
Tom Orlando, Lorain County Clerk of Courts; Daniel J. Talarek, Lorain County Treasurer; Phil Stammitti, Lorain County Sheriff; Ken Carney, Lorain County Engineer; Judy Nedwick, Lorain County Recorder; J. Craig Snodgrass, Lorain County Auditor; Dennis Will, Lorain County Prosecutor; Sharon Sweda/Lori Kokoski/Matt Lundy: Lorain County Commissioners.
Congratulations to this year’s Inductees!

Discount Drug Mart
Visit any of our 73 stores or in Elyria at 500 Abbe Rd or 110 Chestnut Commons. We save YOU the Runaround!! 

Elite Turfgrass Management

725 Sugar Lane, Elyria, Ohio 44035


Elyria – Experience the NEW Elyria.
To learn more about why you should grow your family or business in Elyria, please got to or call the Mayor’s office on Economic Development at 440-326-1402. Be a part of our $400 Million Transformation.

Elyria Catholic Panther Club
725 Gulf Rd, Elyria, Ohio 44035   Phone: 440-365-1821    Supporting the Panthers
Congratulations to this year’s Hall of Fame enshrinees and past enshrinees

Congratulations to Jo Jo Guyeska–This year’s Distinguished Service Winner.

Elyria High School
First Chartered High School West of the Alleghenies — Founded 1830
Tim Brown, Principal
Congratulations to this year’s Elyria Schools Enshrinees!

Elyria High School Pioneer Club
Supporting the Pioneers
Congratulations to all of this year’s enshrinees and All-Ohio athletes!

Elyria Elks Lodge #465 — Congratulations Elyria Sports Hall of Famers
A Great History of Community Involvement
246 2nd Street
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Elyria Fence and Implement — We’ve set the Standards in the Industry Since 1932
230 Oberlin Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Elyria Firefighters Local 474        

40 Cedar Street, Elyria, Ohio 44035

Elyria Jewelers and Repair

665 Chestnut Commons Drive


Em Bakes — Year Round Homemade Quality Baked Goods
Emily Eve Thomas, Culinary School Graduate

440-897-0196 —

Culinary Delights — Brownies, Cakes, Cookies and Pies.

Elite Turfgrass Management
564 Ternes Lane, Elyria, Ohio 44035 Phone: 440-366-8981

Grace Lutheran Church and Preschool
9685 East River Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Sunday Worship Times: 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 

Children’s Music Ministry: Tuesdays at 6:30

Horizon Enterprises: Bob and Gloria Thomas

Congratulations to Elyria Sports Hall of Fame Inductees.

Mike Warden, Mortgage Loan Officer

Chemical Bank and Trust
111 Antioch Dr. Elyria, Oh 44035
Direct: 440-406-5074 Cell: 440-315-4885

Landscaping by Gerbers
Bigger Plants, Better Designs, Best Service — Award winning landscapes for over 30 years
620 S. Abbe Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Life Care Center of Elyria

Personalized Short-Term Therapy

1212 S. Abbe Rd., Elyria, Ohio 44035  Phone: 440-365-5200

Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge Road, Elyria, Ohio 44035

440-322-4626 or 440-323-1929

Advanced Funeral Planning is Available —

Hovey-Kaiser Insurance Associates, Inc. — Congratulations to all Hall of Fame Members
1200 East Broad St.
Elyria, Ohio

William J. Comerford, President; R. Scott Terry, CIC, Lisa Armaro, Agent, Rebecca Hartwig, CIC, Lori Comerford, Agent, Berry Taylor, Financial Services Representative.
Fax: 440-366-5064

Jack Matia Honda

Lorain County’s Exclusive Honda Store

823 Leona Street, Elyria, Oh 44035


JD Indoor Comfort, Inc. — We take pride in your comfort

Heating, Cooling & Refrigeration — Go Green — Geothermal Service, Installation, Sales

4040 Colorado Blvd., Sheffield, Ohio. Phone: 440-949-8758. Toll-Free: 800-572-3295. Cell: 440-653-0363. Fax: 440-949-5426.

Email:  Website: 

JPT Jaworski Physical Therapy, Inc.
Providing care to Elyria Athletes for over two decades

Jaworski Physical Therapy, Inc.
137 Winckles St., Elyria, Ohio

Jostens — Class Rings, Graduation Announcements & Accessories, Caps & Gowns, Diplomas
Rodd R. Torbert, your local Josten’s representative

4669 Secretariat Court
Avon, Ohio 44011
Phone: 440-934-0482
Fax: 440-934-0483

Knights of Columbus Council No. 774 — Congratulations Hall of Fame Inductees
Hall Rental Available
118 Kipling St.
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Harry Buffalo – Join The Herd
3619 Midway Mall
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Fax: 440-324-3132 

Kevin J. Hyatt, DDS
Elyria Dental Arts Building
301 East Avenue
Elyria, Ohio
Congratulations to all Enshrinees!

Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge Road

Elyria, Ohio 44035

440-322-4626 or 440-323-1929

Life Care Center of Elyria

Personalized Short-Term Therapy

440-365-5200  1212 S. Abbe Road, Elyria.

Lorain County Community College & The University Partnership
Your story starts here!
Call: 1-800-995-5222
Real Education for Real Jobs and a Real Future — Celebrating 50 years!!!

Northwest Bank Congratulates this year’s class

42935 North Ridge Road – 440-233-7196; 124 MIddle Ave – 440-323-4621;

105 Chestnut Commons Dr. – 440-366-5000

Marcos Pizza
Pizza, subs, wings cheezy bread — and so much more

649 S. Abbe and E. Broad St. – 440-365-2212  or 8653 W. Ridge Rd. and Turner Blvd. – 440-322-0777

Midway Oh Boy — Since 1953
Dave Disbrow — 2005 ESHOF Inductee
6620 Lake Avenue
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Murphy Brothers Auto Body — Our Quality is No Accident
Family Owned: Tony and Paul LaGrotteria

70 Broad Street
Elyria, Oh
Fax: 440-322-8030

Panther Pride Productions

Special Thanks from the Elyria Sports Hall of Fame to the 2018-19 Broadcast Team at Elyria Catholic.

Parson’s Insurance — Auto, Business, Home, Group, Life, Medical, Health, Long-Term.
490 Cleveland Street
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Reichlin-Roberts Funeral Home
327 Cleveland Street
Elyria, Oh 44035
A local family dedicated to Funeral Service — Congratulations Enshrinees!

Ryan-St. Marie Insurance
123 Reaser Court
Elyria,Ohio 44035
Fax: 440-366-1526
Congratulations and Best Wishes 

Paul St. Marie — Attorney at Law

Dedicated to excellence


409 East Avenue, Elyria, Ohio 44035 

Schlather Insurance Agency, Inc.
900 East Broad St.

PO Box 2020
Elyria, Ohio 44036
440-366-1561 or 800-462-3729
Congratulations and Best Wishes from Dave and Bill

Schroeder’s Service Station, Inc. – Good Luck Inductees!
147 East Broad Street
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Slager Family — Tim, Bob and Andy
Congratulations New Enshrinees 

Smitty’s Restaurant
“Where Friends Meet”
368 E. Bridge Street
Elyria, Ohio
Mon-Sat 11 am to 1 am; Sunday Noon to 8 p.m. 

The Sunagel Families:  Congratulations to all Inductees!

That’Skincredible – Nancy Klein, Owner

Skin Care, Massage Therapy, Permanent Makeup

440-322-7600, 128 East Broad Street, Elyria, Ohio

United Polish Club
1501 Middle Ave.
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Congratulations Elyria Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinees!

Vandemark Jewelers — A trusted Name in Jewelry
James H. Vandemark and Timothy P. Haywood

Congratulations Enshrinees
244 East Broad St.
Elyria, Ohio 44035

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Elyria Post 1079
500 South Abbe Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Congratulations to the Elyria Sports Hall of Fame and those added to the Growing Role of Membership

Reichlin-Roberts Funeral Home
327 Cleveland Street
Elyria, Ohio
A local family dedicated to Funeral Service

Tedrow Painting

8304 Murray Ridge Road

Elyria, Ohio 44035

Phone: 440-346-6475

WEOL – AM 930 — 100.3 FM
News, Sports, Talk
Broadcasting the best in High School Sports — Tomorrow’s Hall of Famers, Today!!

Wolfey’s Bistro & Pub
Established 2010
1069 East Broad Street
Elyria, Oh 44035

If you’d like to join our many patrons in our next year’s program,
please fill out the patron’s card. Thank you.

2019 Elyria Sports Hall of Fame Patrons

Join the team. Ongoing recognition of Elyria’s athletes is made possible, in part, by your donations. Please consider becoming a member of our Gold ($50 or more), Silver ($25 – $45) or Bronze ($5 -$20) patron’s page. Your support will be recognized in our annual program as well as our web site. For a copy of our Patron’s card, please click on patron’s card link above.

2019 Patrons:

Gold: John and Heather Wallace, Tim and Sharon Gebhardt, Matt and Stephanie St. Marie, Phil, Lisa, Jake and Jordyn Kuchta, Brett and Jenn Larrick, Dominic Piazza and Family, Mark McGuire, JLC West, Inc.

Silver: Shaun and Mary Bennett, Kevin Brubaker, Mike and Debbie Warden, Larry Dixon, Wilbur Lewis, Dr. Johnathan Cooper, Carol and Tom Russo, Rob and Cathy Given.

Bronze: Steve and Leslie Kirsh, Tony and Karlene Reaser.

The Elyria Sports Hall of Fame would like to thank our many patrons and friends.