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  • Honoring Athletes, Coaches and Benefactors whose outstanding performance has earned them the right to be enshrined in the
    Sussex County Sports Hall of Fame!

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The Sussex County Sports Hall of Fame

     1988 Inductees

     Frank Boglioli -  Robert H. Powers D.O. - ANDREW WASKOWICH

    Frank Boglioli Honorary Member 

    He was a sports participant at Newton High School.

    During the 1940s and 1950s he became a staunch supporter of the Newton A.A. Semi Pro Baseball team.  He successfully organized and managed the Newton A.A.

    Favorable results in the win column necessitated the team to schedule superior semi pro league competition.

    He was a loyal supporter of the Junior Playground baseball program at Memory Park.

    He enlisted in the U.S. Air Service during the period of World War I and was assigned to duty with the 107th Aerial Service Squadron.

    He was a member of the American Legion Post 86, the Knights of Columbus, No. 486, a Charter Member of the Elks Club 112 and a member of the Kittatinny Hose Co. No. 1 of Newton.

    Robert H. Powers D.O. Honorary Member 

    Graduated from Beachlake High School in Pa in 1942, From 1942-46 he served in the US Navy.  In 1950 he graduated from North East Missouri State University.  In 1954 he graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery and in 1952-54 became Sports medicine Trainee at NEMU.  Then in 1954-55 became Sports Medicine physician Trainee at NEMU.

    In 1955 he opened Family Medical Practice in Sparta, NJ and became Athletic Physician for Sparta High School from 1960 to 1995.  Was appointed New Jersey State Athletic Commission Physician from 1965 to 1997.  He is a Life Member of the American Medical Association of Sports Medicine and a Life Member of the American Osteopathic Association of Sports Medicine.

    Founded Sparta Medical Associates which now serves as Team Physicians for the New Jersey Cardinals Professional Baseball Team

    ANDREW WASKOWICH 

    GRADUATED FROM FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL IN 1933.  EARNED VARSITY LETTERS IN FOOTBALL, BASKETBALL AND BASEBALL AND WAS ONE OF THE ACTING CAPTAINS IN EACH OF THE SPORTS.  IN 1932, G.A. FALZER, SPORTS EDITOR OF THE NEWARK SUNDAY CALL SELECTED HIM ALL STATE, 2ND CLASS B TEAM AT FULLBACK.  THE JERSEY JOURNAL SPORTS EDITOR NAMED ANDREW FULLBACK OF FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL, 1ST POSITION ON THE ALL NORTH JERSEY TEAM AND 2ND PLACE IN THE ALL STATE TEAM. 

    IN SEPTEMBER 1933 HE RECEIVED A FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIP TO ATTEND ALBRIGHT COLLEGE WHERE HE BECAME THE STARTING FULLBACK ON THE FRESHMAN TEAM.  HE WAS ACTIVE IN YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAMS AND HELPED ORGANIZE JUNIOR BASEBALL TEAMS IN SUSSEX. 

    HE SERVED IN THE NAVY DURING WORLD WAR II IN THE EUROPEAN THEATRE AS AN E/M IN THE SEABEES.  HE WAS A VFW MEMBER IN SUSSEX AND WAS ACTIVE IN HELPING VETERANS WHO NEEDED ASSISTANCE.

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