Tom Masserang to be inducted into the MHSCA Hall of Fame

Great News! The late Tom Masserang has been elected to the Michigan High School Coach's Association (MHSCA) Hall of Fame.  Congratulations to the Masserang family.  This is a well deserved tribute to a great coach that many of us had the pleasure of knowing.

The 2018 MHSCA Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Sunday, September 16 at 1:00pm in the Terrace Room of the Bovee University Center on the campus of Central Michigan University.

There are a few of us BGFA members that are planning on attending.  If you’d like to get tickets to attend contact, Mark F. Holdren, by e-mail at: mholdren@portlandk12.org or by phone at: 517-526-4575.

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BGFA 2017 Gathering gets coverage by the State Champs Network

State Champs Network which is the go to place for high school sports coverage posted a nice article about the BGFA's 2017 Gathering event coming up on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Check out the full article on State Champs Network.com.  Here is the link: http://www.statechampsnetwork.com/index.cfm/news-blog/high-school-sports-news/bishop-gallagher-to-honor-new-hall-of-fame-inductees-on-wednesday/

Lancers Forever Hall-of-Fame finds it's home in Starr Detroit Academy

On January 27, 2017, the Lancers Forever Hall-of-Fame plaque was hung at Starr Detroit Academy. Starr Academy is a fitting home for the plaque since the building formerly housed Bishop Gallagher HS.  A formal dedication ceremony marked the occasion.

 The Lancers Forever Hall-of-Fame plaque donated by the family of Jim Saad 2016 inductee.

The Lancers Forever Hall-of-Fame plaque donated by the family of Jim Saad 2016 inductee.

 BGFA Steering Committee members Tom Ostrowski, Julius Curry, Darnell Sumney, Jack Masserang, Tom Martilotti and Jeff Spicuzzi were on hand for the dedication. Along hand with Kim pressley, principal at Starr Detroit Academy.

BGFA Steering Committee members Tom Ostrowski, Julius Curry, Darnell Sumney, Jack Masserang, Tom Martilotti and Jeff Spicuzzi were on hand for the dedication. Along hand with Kim pressley, principal at Starr Detroit Academy.