The Sussex County Sports Hall of Fame
Stanley Case Jr.
LINDA J. CORDES
(lefty) mulligan -
Stanley Case Jr. - Honorary Member
He was a 1941 graduate of Sussex High
In 1961 was a member of the High
Point and Sussex-Wantage Baseball League serving as coach.
He managed the Sussex Farmers FROM
1962 – 1986, was All-Star manager 5 times. He won 1 area
Holds the High Three Game series of
684 in the Hardyston “B” League and was Secretary of the Early Bird
League at Franklin Lanes for 17 years.
On May 13, 1987 was elected to the
Morris County Bowling Association Board of Directors.
Joined the Boy Scouts and became an
Eagle scout. Later served as Assist. Scoutmaster.
Became a member of the Sussex Fire
Department in 1956 and served as Secretary and President. In 1978
was elected Chief.
His community service included being
elected to the Sussex Board of Education in 1960.
She graduated from Newton High School
in 1977 where she excelled as a basketball player. In 1975-76-77
earned All-County Honors and was named new Jersey Herald Athlete of
the Year in 1977. Newark Star Ledger First Team All-State in 1977.
On February 12, 1976 became the first
girl in Sussex County to SCORE 1000 points. Scored 50 or more
points in a game 4 times in a season.
March 2, 1977 first girl in State of
New Jersey to score 2000 points.
On March 13, 1977 lead Newton to its
first Sectional Basketball Title.
Completed her High School career with
In 1981 received her B.S. In Physical
Education from the University of Delaware and as a student she
worked with handicapped children.
HE WAS A GRADUATE OF NEWTON HIGH
SCHOOL WHERE HE PLAYED BASKETBALL AND BASEBALL. IN 1978 RECEIVED A
B.S. FROM PATERSON STATE COLLEGE.
COACHED SPARTA HIGH SCHOOL TO THE
S.C.I.L. CHAMPIONSHIP IN 1982-85-86-87. LEAD HIS TEAM TO SECTIONAL
CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 1985 AND 1986.
IN 1985 WON STATE BASKETBALL
CHAMPIONSHIP WITH A 29-0 RECORD.
HIS TEAMS WON THE FOLLOWING CHRISTMAS
TOURNAMENTS: 1980 AT HIGH POINT, 1981, 1982, 1984 AND 1985 AT
BUTLER AND 1986 AT PARAMUS CATHOLIC.
COACHED SPARTA TO THE SUSSEX COUNTY
COACHES TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP IN 1985, 1986 AND 1987.
HOLDS A BASKETBALL COACHING RECORD OF
57 STRAIGHT WINS. HIS TEAMS RECEIVED STATE RANKING BY THE STAR
LEDGER: 1985-2ND, 1986-3RD, AND 1987-5TH.
WAS AWARDED COACH OF THE YEAR BY THE
STAR LEDGER IN 1985 AND NEW JERSEY HERALD COACH OF THE YEAR IN 1985
WAS A CHAIRMAN OF THE SPARTA
RECREATION COMMISSION AND IN 1975-78 WAS A MEMBER OF THE SPARTA
BOARD OF EDUCATION.
richard (lefty) mulligan
a 1936 graduate of newton high
school whEre he pitched for 3 years on the varsity baseball team.
after graduation, he played on the very successful texaco team in
in 1939 he played professional baseball for trenton of the interstate league with a record of
15w-8l under manager goose goslin.
played with the maryland team
in 1940 and had a 16w-8l record.
in 1941 was called up by the
in 1942-45 was called up for military
in 1946 began the season with the national league
phillies and later with the Boston braves. had knee problems and
finished the season with the minor league
played for the dallas rebels on
the texas league in 1948 and reinjured his knee.
after retirement, he settled in texas.
He was a graduate from Newton High
School in 1964 where he excelled in wrestling. In 1960 DistricT and
N.J.S.I.A.A. Champion 98 lbs. N.J.S.I.A.A. District Champion in
1962 at the 123 lb. class. Finished 4th in the State AAU
Tournament in 1961 WAS champion at the State AAU Tournament at 125
lbs. in 1962 and 1963.
In 1964 came in 2nd in THE
125 lb. class. In 1966 waS Fort Dix Wrestling Champion at 138 lbs
and placed 2nd in the All Army Championships. In 1965
was 125 lb. Weight Lifting Champion at Fort Dix.