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2nd Class of FFHS Athletic Hall of Fame Announced


Fort Fairfield Journal, May 27, 2015


The second class of Fort Fairfield High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame has been announced and includes 10 outstanding athletes and coaches who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Thursday, July 16th, at Fort Fairfield High School. The list of

inductees includes:


Ed Adams, Athlete , Class of 1969, was a multisport star athlete in basketball, baseball and track. Ed was selected a Little All American in basketball, captained his basketball team, and played multiple positions in baseball. He was a member of the 1966 Aroostook League Baseball Championship team. Ed was a multievent

track star who excelled in throwing the javelin, shot put and discuss.


Ralph Clark, Athlete, Class of 1946, was a multisport star athlete in basketball, baseball and track. In his senior year, Ralph led his 1956- 46 team to the Aroostook League Championship, was team captain, and led the team in scoring. He was an

outstanding baseball player and track star who went on to excel in baseball at the University of Maine Orono where he was the captain of the team and led his team in hitting with a .333 average. He was scouted by the Philadelphia Phillies and the Chicago White Sox.


Lenny Cole, Coach, was the boys soccer coach from 1970 to 1982 when his teams were perennial tournament contenders. His team won the school’s first Eastern Maine title in 1976, and was Eastern Maine Runnerup in 1977. During his years as coach, his teams won 5 consecutive League Championships.


Rachelle Cormier, Athlete, Class of 1991, was the 1991 State Champion in the 100m and 200m events with several State Meet top five finishes in the 100m, 200m, and 400m, events from 1989 to 1991. She still holds the school record for the 100m, 200m, and 400m dash. Cormier also starred in basketball and soccer for four years, earning the Robert Nelson Award as Most Outstanding soccer player.


Robin Davenport, Athlete, Class of 1984, earned 12 varsity letters starting in basketball, softball, soccer and field hockey all four years. She is 3rd on the all time scoring list for girls in basketball, and won the Basil Mahaney Athlete of the Year award in 1984. Davenport was selected to the Class AB All Tourney first team in 1983, and All Aroostook teams in 1983 and again in 1984. She played goalie and was named the All Eastern Maine Second Team Goalie in 1983.


Gary Janosco, Coach/Contributor. A 1965 graduate of Aroostook State College (UMPI), Janosco was a longtime educator, 32 years, and a successful Varsity Baseball coach. He led his team to the 1970 State Class A Baseball Championship, the only Class A Championship in school history. Janosco was the Physical Education teacher at the Jr. High and High School from 1965 to 1971 at which time he became Athletic Director and then Assistant Principal and eventually principal of the High School. He remained principal until his retirement in 1997.


Shawn Manter, Athlete, Class of 1989, was a 1000 point scorer and led his team to the 1988 Class C Eastern Maine Championship. Shawn is considered one of the best basketball players to play at Fort Fairfield High School. He was named to the Class C All Tourney First Team and was also a Senior McDonald’s All Star.

   He went on to star at UMPI, was a 1000point scorer, and a 2014 Member of the UMPI Athletic Hall of Fame.


Kim McCrea Dorsey, Athlete, Class of 1996, was a multisport star earning 12 letters in skiing, soccer and softball. McCrea was a top classical and freestyle skier with a runnerup finish in the State Freestyle Championship her freshman and sophomore years, and top ten finishes in the State Championship in both classical and freestyle her junior and senior years. As a soccer player, McCrea earned the Robert Nelson Award as the Most Outstanding soccer player and was selected to the AllEastern Maine soccer team her senior year. She also won the Basil Mahaney Athlete of the Year award as a senior.


Danielle Searles, Athlete, Class of 2004, was a multisport star and four year starter in soccer, basketball and softball. She was a Maine Class C/D Senior Soccer All Star. Searles is the number two All Time leading scorer in girls basketball with 948 points, and was a McDonald’s Class C/D Senior Basketball All Star leading her team to four tournament appearances. Dani was a member of the 2002 Eastern Maine Runnerup softball team.


Frank Thibodeau, Athlete , Class of 1975, was a three sport State Champion in Cross Country Skiing in 1974, track in the two mile event in 1975, and cross country running in 1974. He was undefeated in track in his senior year and qualified for the New England Championships in cross country running. Thibodeau went on to West Point where he lettered four times in cross country running and track. In 1988, he ran the 8th fastest time in cross country in the history of West Point.


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