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Every morning, millions of American men manage to get dressed without embarrassing themselves. Then there are the rest, like the guy a few weeks ago who was walking down Michigan Avenue not jogging or performing any kind of street routine wearing a blue velour sweat suit with white piping. Guys like him demonstrate the unfortunate fact that once their mothers stop dressing them, many men don’t really know how to take it from there. Clearly, some basic rules need to be re established. With the help of fashion experts and ordinary Chicagoans, Q sources have identified five of the worst, and most common, men’s fashion and grooming mistakes. Guys, if you’re doing any of the following, resolve to stop it. Now.

1. The mistake: Grown men wearing sports jerseys, especially with the names and numbers of star players (Michael Jordan, Brian Urlacher, etc.).

The complaints: “It’s an immediate indicator that they stopped all growth personal, mental, emotional and spiritual when they graduated from high school,” says Chicagoan Bridget Rowley Sarno.

“It’s too juvenile too This is my hero! This is my team! Rah rah rah!’ ” agrees Joseph DeAcetis, fashion director for Playboy magazine.

Solutions: If you want to get into your team in a big way, wear the replica of your favorite athlete’s jersey while attending the game in which he’s playing. Or while watching it on television in the privacy of your own home.

Exceptions: If you are under 30 you can wear the jersey along with baggy pants, jewelry, etc. as part of a consistent hip hop statement. (If, however, you are over 30 yo, homes, hang it up. Literally.) And if you are Brian Urlacher himself, you can wear anything you please.

2. The mistake: Mismatching casual clothes with dress clothes (such as wearing golf shirts as dress shirts, wearing polo shirts with sport coats, wearing shirts that have more than one pocket with a tie).

The complaints: “I’ve seen the VP of merchandising at Polo Menswear pull it off [the polo shirt/blazer combination], but not many others,” says Deborah Christiansen, a professor in the apparel merchandising and fashion design department at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Arlington Heights resident Jennifer Schmidt makes a plea for months to come: “For God’s sake, stop wearing the weekend uniform,
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‘ ” she laments of the combination of golf shirts, ill fitting khakis and gym shoes that is omnipresent from May through September.

“Life is not a back yard barbecue,” adds Chicagoan Karen Yates.

Solutions: Don’t wear a tie with anything other than a dress shirt, no matter how many Gap ads you see to the contrary. If you’re going to embrace the casual for all occasions look, at least wear clothes from the same family. For example, it’s possible to make the polo/jacket combination work, but the blazer must have a relaxed cut, and the shirt “shouldn’t be a waffle weave, it should be a very thin cotton, shiny, more evening or more elegant” than one you’d go to the park in,” says DeAcetis.

Whatever you do, if you’re at all overweight, don’t wear polo and T shirts that cling so tightly your girth makes them quiver like Jell O. Also, admit what your waist size really is and buy pants accordingly, so that the pleats of trousers aren’t pulled flat.

Exception: You can mismatch shoes, pants, shirts and sport coats if you are a clown.

3. The mistake: Wearing a cell phone attached to a belt, as if it were a gun in a holster. guy on 24 7 call. They’re the 21st Century equivalent of a pocket protector,” says Oak Park resident Lynn Olson.

“It’s insulting, it’s in your face. What it says to another person is, ‘I’m that rude that I will talk to someone in front of you,’ ” adds DeAcetis.

Solutions: Put it in the pocket of your sport coat or in your briefcase. Or buy a stylish shoulder bag for keeping your cell phone, PDA, laptop, portable CD player, etc. If you’re at a party or a restaurant, leave it in the car and concentrate on talking to the people with you. guy (or some other sort of technician, physician or law enforcement official) on call. You also can wear it if your wife is pregnant and could go into labor at any minute.

4. The mistake: Futile attempts at hair loss compensation.

The complaints: “My pet peeves? The comb over, its Baby Boomer equivalent the bald dome with a ponytail and the African American spin, the Bozo fro,” says a Chicagoan we’ll call Ella (lest her friends know she’s talking about them).

Solutions: “When a man’s hair is receding, he’s got to let it go,” insists DeAcetis.

“Any balding man who keeps his hair short and meticulously groomed is making a [strong] statement about how comfortable he is with his own looks. Confidence is the ultimate aphrodisiac!
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July 23, 1939 October 26, 2017Larry was born in Ft. Worth, Texas to Lawrence and Mabel Stothoff. His parents moved to California when he was two years old. They settled in Long Beach, where he attended school, graduating from Polytechnic High School in 1957. He was involved in many swimming activities, winning many medals. He was a member of the fraternity Comus.

Larry met the love of his life Suzanne Frett, where they were together and married for 60 years.

He worked in the tire business in Long Beach for several years before he was recruited to Oregon by Les Schwab himself. After working for him for some time, he and Suzy decided to stay in Albany rather than move again to raise their five children. He then went to work for Tele Dyne Wah Chang, where he retired after 29 years.

He was very involved in all his children’s activities; football, basketball, wrestling, cheerleading, cross country and track. He loved his grandchildren, finding joy after retirement volunteering at Clover Ridge School, where all called him Grandpa. He enjoyed visiting with the volunteers and the people at St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen, where Suzy was the director for twenty years.

He was a true history buff, interested especially in anything that had to do with World War II.

He loved Central Oregon. He and Suzy built their retirement home ten years ago at Crooked River Ranch.

Larry passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s with his loving family by his side.

He is survived by wife, Suzy; sons Dexter and Dennis; daughters Sandi (Justin) Gordon and Sue Sue (Mark) Bangs; grandchildren, Dusten, Dain, Nicole, Sydney, Isabella, Sam, Scotty and Suzi; great grandchildren, Hayli, Cameron and Isaac; and friends Kevin Bryne and Tim Ysen, who were like sons to him.

He was preceded in death by son Scott; and grandson, Tanner.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Memory Care Center for their kindness and loving care given to Larry and our family.

At his request, there will be no service. There will be a celebration of life next summer with family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen or to hospice.

We will miss you husband, Dad, Grandpa and Great Grandpa.

July 28, 1952 November 12, 2017Jeff Arthur, 65,
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passed away November 12 surrounded by loved ones.

He was born in South Bend, Indiana to Mary Jane and James W. Arthur.

He attended Purdue University and received his Bachelors in Mathematics, and Masters and Doctorate in Operations Research. He then shared his knowledge and passion as a professor in the Statistics Department at Oregon State University from 1977 through 2011.

Jeff spent his retirement traveling the world with his wife Becky and enjoying life to the fullest. He especially enjoyed food and the arts; most of all, he loved experiencing them with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Becky; son Kyle; daughter in law Emily; stepchildren Ellie and Seth; grandsons Julian and Jason; and brothers Mike and Robert.

July 3, 1935 November 16, 2017Janet Lee Martin, 82, of Albany, passed away Thursday at the Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House.

Janet was born in Salix, Iowa to Edgar and Leora (McKenna) Bouvia. They moved to Coquille in 1940 and then Albany where Janet attended Central School.

She married Donald Crocker on September 21, 1950. They later divorced.

On May 9, 1958 she married her soul mate, Emil Curtis Martin in Stevenson, Washington.

Janet was a waitress for many years, retiring from the Herford Steer after 23 years.

She also enjoyed bowling, dancing, keno, and spending time at the casino. Most of all, Janet loved her family. She never missed a grandkid’s sporting event or birthday card.

Janet is survived by her children, Elaine Farvour and husband Robert of Kelso, Washington, Cheri Crocker and companion, Mark Ramsdell of Albany, Peggy Grice and husband Jim of Albany, Traci Fry and husband Robert of Scio, and Amanda Wyninegar of San Antonio, Texas; 12 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Emil; son, Dennis; and brothers, Jack and Richard Bouvia.

Memorial donations to the American Cancer Society may be sent in care of Fisher Funeral Home, 306 Washington St. SW, Albany,
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They could have expressed to Melnyk just how Ottawa feels about the pre mediated stunt he pulled on Friday night, when he took the opportunity of an alumni game in front of the Parliament buildings to perform an old Beatles song.

The Fool on the Hill.

The National Hockey League top brass was in full damage control on Saturday, suggesting to Postmedia that perhaps the message was misheard or misinterpreted. But everybody knows what Melnyk said. They read it and watched the replays leading Sports Centre the next morning.

Threatening to move the Senators if attendance doesn improve is not only a bully tactic, but really poor form.

And, doing it when he did, terrible timing.

Booming big businesses like the NFL and NHL are, as one wise man put it on Saturday, driven and PR wise. And Melnyk rant was a PR nightmare.

He couldn have at least waited until Monday to issue his soft ultimatum?

Instead, the league threw a big beautiful party, making Melnyk its co host, and he took a plop in the middle of the dance floor.

Speaking volumes was the wildly popular hashtag on social media: Melnykout.

Even famous ESPN sports commentator Keith Olbermann chimed in on Twitter.

before the outdoor game. Celebrating the league 100th Anniversary. That he hosting. He threatens to move the team. That is not a bright man, even for an owner. NHL will not lose the capital of Canada, especially when it has a toehold on a magnificently spectacular piece of property for a new area in the city, because of an owner it widely believed the league does not want in its fraternity anymore. More likely, it will find a way to lose him.

The Senators are not moving anywhere except LaBreton. The deal will get done with or without Melnyk. And most of the betting is on the latter.

His last play was an error.

It also reeked of desperation, sounding a lot like it was coming from a man who doesn have the capital to fund the development of a new arena on prime real estate, can get the financing and can find a partner.

Again we ask, what is Erik Karlsson thinking of all this?

Very soon the Senators captain will have to make a decision on his future. Does Karlsson stay in Ottawa, a city he loves and with a team with which he would like to spend his entire career? Why would he choose to remain with a franchise that under a heavy cloud of uncertainly created by an owner who is threatening to extend his next round of cuts to player salaries and relocate?

Would it make more sense for Karlsson to tell the Senators they better trade him, because he out of here via free agency 19 months if they don you were in his shoes, wouldn you want a more settled option than Ottawa, at least in its present form?

If you were in his shoes, wouldn you ask your best friend for some advice? In Karlsson case, it the highly respected Daniel Alfredsson, a guy who has walked away from the organization under its current regime not once, but twice?

Yeah, it too bad there was no spotlight put on the Senators owner Saturday night.

STARTS AND STOPS: You know the shot Erik Karlsson took off the ankle with a little over seven minutes left in the first period stung more in the cold than it would in an indoor game. You could tell by the look on his face. From as far back as I sat,
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in the jerseys they wore, it looked like a game between the Ottawa 67 and the Toronto Maple Leafs. At $15 and $20, tickets are about a few hundred cheaper than they were Saturday. Word is 11,000 have already been sold Overheard: Habs GM Marc Bergevin went to Gary Bettman box in the first period, but the NHL commissioner wasn there because he was sitting with the prime minister.

BETWEEN PERIODS: The CF 18s that zoomed over TD Place after the national anthem were piloted by Lt Col Tim Woods and Captain Ben Hamilton, who from Stittsville. Word is they were travelling at a speed of 300 knots (unless they were late arriving, in which case they were pushed to 420 knots, and they had to be 500 feet higher than the tallest building in the area. The west end zone condo is 465 feet. The mini zambonis were made for the occasion, because the ice couldn handle the weight of regular size. Yes, I have a friend that is a fountain of information.

POINT BLANK: Many players made sure they were covered against the conditions. wear the neck warmer for sure, with the balaclava on it, because I find your neck gets real cold when you skating, Dion Phaneuf said before the game. I expected to see him with a piece of greek dessert. The prime ministers prepping for their between periods race wore stoic looks when they were greeted by Don Cherry. The save Price made off Matt Duchene late in the second period was without doubt the best of the season at TD Place. It ranks right up there with the top stops at all venues this season. Guy Boucher was using all four lines, as he is wont to do, but he was also instructing players to take shorter shifts than usual. you stay activated, and the next guy stays activated, he said before the game. is cold air you breathing. That different. I would say of all the things that are different, in that type of game, from what I hear that the hardest thing to get accustomed to. Play hard and having to breathe the cold air, and keep going with stamina. That certainly one of the things we have to focus on. I THINK I THUNK: When someone says don bluff is that not a waste of breath? Because if he was bluffing, he wouldn say so, or the whole bluffing thing would lose its effect, right? Now that it is over, can we say good riddance to outdoor hockey? Everybody prefers the game indoors, from players, to fans, to the media. OK,
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First Lady Melania Trump debuted the peak in flood fashion Tuesday as she and President Trump headed to Texas to survey damage from Hurricane Harvey.

The First Lady was snapped stepping out of the White House in 4 inch stiletto heels, a questionable choice for visiting an area ravaged with record breaking flooding. She matched the heels with high water black pants and completed the look with aviators and an Army green bomber jacket.

Twitter users were baffled by the choice in shoewear and wasted no time criticizing the First Lady for forgoing rain boots or even tennis shoes. dispatching additional National Guard troops to Texas

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania head to Texas to survey Harvey Flood Damage, but the First Lady’s footwear is under fire.

“Not an expert, but are stiletto heels the best footwear for a disaster zone?” comedian Michael Ian Black wrote.

First Lady Melania Trump towers in high stiletto heels to board Air Force One.

“If Michelle Obama had worn 6 inch stiletto Louboutin’s to a disaster site, Tucker Carlson’s head would have literally exploded,” Lara Cohen said. Baffling insensitive.

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They are the guests of high profile Democrats including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and potential 2020 presidential candidates including New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and California Sen. Kamala Harris.

Trump ended Obama era protections for such immigrants.

He says if he could unite the country, he would consider it a great achievement.

The lunch is an annual White House tradition ahead of the president’s State of the Union address.

Fox News host Bret Baier said on the “The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino” that the lunch menu featured smoked tomato soup, thyme roasted chicken and orange merengue pudding. Baier says the rest of the lunch was off the record.

Four of the Supreme Court’s nine justices are expected to attend the State of the Union address.

Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Neil Gorsuch are expected at the speech. Roberts, Breyer and Kagan regularly attend, as do justices appointed by the president who is speaking. Trump nominated Gorsuch a year ago.

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Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito haven’t attended a State of the Union speech in years. Alito last went in 2010, when he was captured on camera mouthing the words “not true” in response to President Barack Obama’s criticism of the court’s then new ruling in the Citizens United campaign finance case.

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s long standing travel plans have him in California.

President Donald Trump’s top economic and national security advisers help with his State of the Union address. McMaster and economic adviser Gary Cohn contributed to the speech Trump plans to deliver Tuesday night at the Capitol.

The official stressed that the speech is the president’s and that Trump has spent months giving his aides “tidbits” on lines he wants to use.

The White House has said Trump will use the speech to discuss economy and national security, as well as trade, immigration and infrastructure.

President Donald Trump will herald a robust economy and push for bipartisan congressional action on immigration in Tuesday’s State of the Union address.

The speech marks the ceremonial kickoff of Trump’s second year in office and is traditionally a president’s biggest platform to speak to the nation. However, Trump has redefined presidential communications with his high octane, filter free Twitter account and there’s no guarantee that the carefully crafted speech will resonate beyond his next tweet.

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White House officials are hopeful the president can use the prime time address to Congress and millions of Americans watching at home to take credit for a soaring economy. Trump argues that the tax overhaul he signed into law late last year has boosted business confidence and will lead companies to reinvest in the United States.

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ELECTED EXPERIENCE: First served on the City Commission from 2005 07. Narrowly lost as a write in candidate in 2011 to Mary Lou Ramon, before beating her for the Ward 1 spot in 2013. Selected as vice mayor in 2013, and as mayor in 2014.PROFESSIONAL: City employee for 35 years. Vice president of marketing and special events for the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce. Battle Creek festivals manager from 2005 15, a position funded by the Battle Creek Community Foundation. Selected as vice mayor in November. She has experience as a program lead of a community education initiative and as a bilingual paralegal at Legal Services of South Central Michigan. Defense Logistics Agency program manager; adjunct professor of strategic planning and research methods at Miller CollegeFAMILY: Wife, Jennifer; adult children Dean, Joel and LauraAssociate professor of criminal justice, Olivet CollegeEDUCATION: Northern Michigan University, bachelor’s degree in criminal justice; Western Michigan University, master’s degree in public administrationELECTED EXPERIENCE: Sherzer was first elected as Ward 4 city commissioner in 2013, beating opponent Ryan Lothschultz and replacing then Vice Mayor Elizabeth Fulton, who did not seek re election.PROFESSIONAL: Sherzer retired as a lieutenant from the Battle Creek Police Department in 2010 after more than 25 years.VOLUNTEER WORK/BOARDS/COMMITTEES: St. Joseph Parish Council. Sherzer also serves on the City Commission’s Ethics and Meeting Rules Committee and City Attorney Review Committee.
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Geoff Stults, left, shows off a personal photo with Chris Hemsworth while shooting Strong. and Pennsylvania, and at this sprawling military post, one of the few immediate response teams tasked with taking down the Taliban regime was forming as millions of other Americans grieved over the loss of life.

The story of that first response, and what a single 12 man team from Fort Campbell’s 5th Special Forces Group did in northern Afghanistan on horseback will be among the season biggest Hollywood releases in 12 Strong, which stars Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Pe and Elsa Pataky.

The film by Jerry Bruckheimer, based on the book Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton, was screened Sunday for a theater full of current and former members of that 12 man team and others in America most elite Army units based here.

More: Review: Chris Hemsworth saddles up to lend machismo to solid war effort ’12 Strong’

More: Chris Hemsworth’s ’12 Strong’ co stars were in for a bumpy ride as horse soldiers

The film debuts in theaters Friday.

Almost all of the troops ordered into Afghanistan in the immediate aftermath of 9/11 came from Fort Campbell, including helicopter pilots from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment.

Operational Detachment Alpha 595 one of several sent to Afghanistan in the days following 9/11 was given one two part mission: Work with Afghan forces and destroy the Taliban regime, a strategy still being perfected on a larger scale today.

Retired Lt. Gen. John Mulholland led a team of Green Berets and is among the main characters depicted in the film “12 Strong.”

Courtesy 5th Special Forces Group

was intimidating, yeah, and of course you realize you carrying the weight of the nation, said retired Lt. Gen. John Mulholland, then a colonel who led the team into northern Afghanistan.

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These 12 solders were outnumbered by the Taliban as they worked with Afghan rebels.

Mulholland, played by William Fichtner, is one of the few whose names weren changed for the film.

Andy Marchal was one of those men on that mission. He doesn consider it any different than the other classified missions he was a part of during his 20 year career.

Andy Marchay, a former member of a Special Forces team depicted in the Jerry Bruckheimer film “12 Strong,” attended a special screening Sunday, Jan. 14 at Fort Campbell.

Courtesy 5th Special Forces Group

didn see it as that big of a deal, Marchal said. did what I got paid to do. they didn have any of the gear and technology that most Special Forces soldiers have today.

went into that fight with a shameful level of resourcing, Mulholland said.

In the end, the soldiers overcame steep odds to secure the city of Mazar i Sharif, a landing strip and a critical northern supply route.

More: Chris Hemsworth reveals the out of control horse ride he started on ’12 Strong’

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Mulholland, who has seen the film a half dozen times already, said some liberties were taken with the Hollywood production, which was expected. But he said the core of the story is true.

alive and anything they gonna show is gonna get you killed, Marchal said, jokingly.

Mulholland said he hopes a much bigger message is delivered with the film, which is that when Americans band together and don worry about who gets credit,
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Sean Herbert is a 1984 graduate of AHS and is being inducted into the AHS Hall of Fame in the “Athlete” category.

Sean was a member of the Student Government Organization and participated in the baseball program through his junior year, but his true gifts were in the pool. He lettered in swimming all four years and earned team honors as Most Improved in his sophomore year and Most Valuable in his senior year. At the time, Sean was the New York state record holder in the 100 backstroke. Sean won many honors not only in the pool but also out of the pool. He was the team’s Most Valuable Swimmer in 1988 and was honored as the Most Outstanding Public Relations Student in 1987. Sean was also honored with a Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities in 1989. Sean graduated with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and recreation administration.

Sean lives in West Plam Beach, Fla., with his fiancee’, Jody Albert. Since graduation, he has worked in real estate sales and property management and is a realtor and owner of Empire Property Management Inc. He is actively involved as the chairperson of the Wheels for Kids Charities. In his spare time, Sean enjoys playing softball and swimming and playing his guitar. Pabis is being inducted into the AHS Athletic Hall of Fame in the “Honorary” category . He earned his bachelor’s degree in health and physical education from East Stroudsburg State College in Pennsylvania, his master’s degree in elementary counseling from Marywood College in Scranton, Pa., and pursued his doctoral studies in adult and continuing education at Temple University. coming to Auburn, he served as a recreation and PE instructor, a counselor, the director of pupil services at Groton, the principal of Groton Junior Senior High School and the superintendent of the Candor School District. also served as a certified football official for many years. served as an assistant superintendent from 2002 to 2006, and the superintendent of the Auburn Enlarged City School District from 2007 to 2012. dedicated his efforts to enriching students’ academic, co curricular and athletic experiences. believed strongly that sports participation was a student’s privilege rather than a right, and he expected athletes to be role models both on and off the field. was involved in many projects that benefited the overall Auburn athletic program. He secured land from the city near Herman Avenue Elementary School so that the district could develop regulation softball fields for our teams. negotiated a swap with the Fox dealership behind Auburn Junior High School that resulted in $750,000 worth of new and upgraded athletic fields and facilities for Auburn student athletes. was one of many that worked diligently to ensure that the Holland Stadium was refurbished and upgraded with new lights, a scoreboard and press box so that future generations of Auburn athletes can enjoy the full experience of the Auburn athletic tradition at Holland Stadium. and his wife Ellen have four children: Rachel, Jared, Jonathan and Marissa. is retired, living in Auburn, and enjoys sports, cars and listening to Jazz.

John Scanlan, or “Scan” as many people know him, or “Papa” as his 10 grandchildren now call him, is being inducted into the AHS Athletic Hall of Fame in the “Honorary” category . He is a 1965 graduate of Auburn East High School, where he participated in football, basketball and baseball. John continued his studies at Auburn Community College, Union College, Albany College of Pharmacy, SUNY Cortland and did post graduate studies at Cortland, Oswego, Elmira and Wells colleges. John worked at Southern Cayuga Central Schools in a variety of teaching positions during his career and served as the chair of the science department.

John was a member of the Auburn Sports Boosters for several years and served as president for most of his years on the Auburn Sports Boosters Board of Directors. His accomplishments while a member of the sports boosters include assuming the gate and admission responsibilities for AHS athletics, to help fund the needs of Auburn athletes; funding a majority of the labor to install drainage, irrigation and sod at Holland Stadium; and assisting in the development of the Cayuga Community College football program.

John has officiated college and high school football for 40 seasons and high school lacrosse for 27 seasons. During his officiating career, he has received many awards and honors such as: the Joe Schwarzer Memorial Award for representing what’s good about scholastic officiating: Honesty, Love of the game, Integrity and Dedication; the Larry Russell Memorial Award for outstanding and dedicated services to scholastic football; and CNY Lacrosse Officials Golden Whistle Award for outstanding and dedicated services to scholastic lacrosse.

Over the years, John has been and continues to be, involved in many community activities. Examples of this are his service as a St. Alphonsus lay minister, his role as Auburn CYO president and board member, a member of The Great Race Committee, and business manager and active member of the Owasco Watershed Lake Association and OWLA Lake Day planning committee.

John and his wife, Ann, live in Auburn and have been married for 42 years. They have four sons: Eric, Brian, Chris and Brendan and 10 grandchildren. John’s hobbies include his grandchildren and family, fishing with his grandchildren, boating on Owasco Lake, traveling with Ann, canoeing the long course of all 36 Great Races, reading and attending his favorite sporting events: Nazareth College lacrosse games, Army Navy football/lacrosse games and Union College vs. RPI “Dutchman’s Shoes” football games.

Paulette Kierst was born and raised in Auburn, and lived on Bradford Street with her parents, Paul and June Kierst, and her sisters, Maureen, Cindy and Abby. She is the third of the four Kierst girls. Paulette is being inducted into the AHS Athletic Hall of Fame in the “Athlete” category. She entered AHS in the fall of 1972. As a freshman, Paulette joined the field hockey team and went on to play varsity for the next three years as a right halfback. Under the leadership of Betty Lacey, the team had two undefeated seasons and one season with a single loss. During her three years on the varsity field hockey team, Auburn won three consecutive Section III championship titles and Paulette collected three Best Defensive Player trophies.

In the spring of 1973, Paulette made the varsity track team as a freshman and received the Most Improved award. Over the next three years, Paulette was awarded the Most Valuable Player and set several track and field records for both Auburn and the Central New York Cities League. Paulette set three records in one day at the CNY championship meet held at Corcoran High. Her events were the 100 and 220 yard dashes, and she also anchored the 440 relay team, and competed in the running long jump. In her junior year,
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Paulette qualified to run in the first intersection track meet hosted at West Point Military Academy where she placed fifth in the 100 yard dash and sixth in the 220 yard dash. In her senior year, she again qualified for the state meet held at Cornell University and placed third in the 100 yard dash, with a time of 11.4 seconds.

Allan Wilson from the Auburn Pulsars contacted Paulette after graduation. She, along with several other local athletes, competed in weeknight meets. In the summer of 1976, Paulette competed in the first CAN USA Games Superstar Competition hosted in Orillia, Ontario. She won the event and accepted the team trophy for the City of Auburn. Years later, Paulette learned that her dad kept a copy of the newspaper article in his locker at the fire station until the day he retired. Paulette’s father was her No. 1 fan.

She moved to California in 1979 and met her husband, Sterling. They raised two sons, Calen and Rawley, who played baseball in the Tri Valley Little league, chartered by several ambitious parents including herself, for the community of Fairfield. Paulette has held various volunteer positions in her local schools, church and sons’ sports organizations. She has learned that it takes many dedicated volunteers to line, chalk, time, score keep, measure and record all the necessary data so that one can leave their mark in a hall of fame. Paulette currently resides in Fairfield, Calif., with her husband of 31 years. They have acquired two daughter in laws in the past year, and she has been a merchandiser for American Greetings for the past 10 years.

Theodore “Ted” Hyle Jr. is being inducted into the AHS Athletic Hall of Fame in the “Athlete” category.

Ted played varsity baseball and basketball in his junior and senior years. On the basketball court, Ted was a stellar ball handler, playmaker and defenseman, but it was his deadly jump shot that separated him from his peers. Ted set a new school single game scoring mark when he scored 41 points against Rome Free Academy in 1957. He also set the school record for total points in a season with 348 points, and a terrific average of 19.3 points per game.

Ted went on and played guard on the freshman team at St. Bonaventure. Also, while at Bonaventure, he was a class officer for two years and was a recipient of a Who’s Who in American Colleges in 1961. Ted earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Bonaventure and a Master’s degree in business administration from Xavier University.

Ted served in the military from 1962 to 1964 and was stationed in Germany as a field artillery officer with the rank of first lieutenant. He then continued his military service with the Army reserves through 1967 with the rank of captain.

After the service, Ted worked for General Motors Corp. and was personnel director for the Vulcan Corp. and vice president of human resources for American Laundry Machinery until his retirement in 2000.

Ted lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his wife, Joanne, and has five children: Ted III, Catherine, Tom, Jen and Steve. He is active in St. Ignatius Church, the Athletic Association, and coaching basketball and track. He is also involved with the United Way, the Greater Cincinnati Human Resources Association and the Xavier Alumni Association. In his spare time, Ted enjoys traveling with Joanne, playing golf, reading and attending and watching sporting events.

Terry Winslow (“Whip”) is being inducted into the AHS Athletic Hall of Fame in the “Athlete” category. Terry graduated in the AHS Class 1977 and earned two varsity letters in the sports of gymnastics (1974 75), football (1975 76) and baseball (1976 77). Terry was also a Varsity Club member for three years.

In high school, Terry competed as an “all around” in gymnastics, meaning that he performed all six events during a meet. His strengths were floor exercise and the horizontal bar. Terry qualified for sectionals in both his freshman and sophomore years, but with the switch of gymnastics to a fall sport, he chose to play varsity football. He was a member of Coach Adams’ 1975 and 1976 football teams, the 1976 team being the last undefeated AHS football team to date. He was a 160 pound lineman and middle linebacker. Both the ’75 and ’76 teams were CNY Cities League Champions and maintained a win streak of 23 games. On the baseball team, Terry was a catcher who batted both left and right handed. Coast Guard, where he was promoted to an E6, first class petty officer within three years. Sports were a large part of camaraderie development amongst the crew and his baseball background allowed him a smooth transition onto the ship’s team. Upon returning to Auburn, he was employed with the Auburn Fire Department. He was very fortunate to be in the right place at the right time one evening ,when he and his partner were awarded the Department’s “Medal of Valor” for rescuing an unconscious woman.

Terry has given back to the community through youth sports involvement by coaching gymnastics, baseball, hockey, lacrosse, and also serving on several boards. He also served as an AHS ice hockey coach. Terry and his wife, Susan, reside in Auburn and have three children: Adam and his wife, Nicole, Chelsea and Kimberlee. Terry’s hobbies are his twin grandsons, Morgan and Mason.

Peter Corning is a graduate of Auburn East High School and is being inducted into the AHS Hall of Fame in the “Athlete” category.

Peter was a multiple letter winner, in multiple sports. Being an exceptional athlete, Peter was one of a few who were able to letter in four different sports: football, basketball, baseball and golf. Peter was a quarterback in his sophomore, junior and senior years. In his senior year, he played for the legendary Coach Dean. Peter quarterbacked the 1954 football team to an undefeated season. He received an Honorable Mention All State in 1953 in football. Along with football, Peter lettered in basketball in his sophomore and junior years. In his sophomore and senior years he lettered in baseball. In his junior year he was on the golf team. Along with his athletic abilities, Peter’s accomplishments included junior class president, president of Student Government Organization, and Hi Y 53 54. Peter participated in the American Legional Oratorical contest in 1954.
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