Welcome to the Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania
Sports Hall of Fame


On behalf of the Executive Board of the Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, I am pleased and proud to welcome you to our new and improved web-site.

It is our hope that this more user-friendly network will enable us to communicate more effectively with our membership and encourage others to join our ranks in honoring those stellar athletes, coaches and other sports luminaries who have brought honor to themselves and the Western Pennsylvania region through their legendary achievements as competitors, instructors, administrators , mentors and chroniclers.When visiting our web-site, please take the time to review the celebrated accomplishments of our past inductees and, if you are not currently listed on our membership rolls, learn how becoming a member entitles you to nominate worthy candidates for enshrinement and grants voting privileges for both the Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter and the Pennsylvania State Hall of Fame ballots.

I’m sure you recognize that the Western Chapter has been renamed the Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. I am ever so grateful and humbled by this action by our Board of Directors. I am very thankful to the Board and to you, the membership, for all your support over my 30-years as your president. It truly has been a labor of love having the opportunity to help bring recognition to the many great athletes, coaches, administrators, officials, and members of the media within our region of Western Pennsylvania. In passing the reins of leadership to Dan Carr I am confident that the work of the chapter will continue to grow and the Annual Ceremonial be better that ever.




R. J. “Tick” Cloherty,
Past President, Western Chapter: PA Sports Hall Of Fame


The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame
55th Annual Dinner and Ceremonial

The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 55th Annual Dinner and Ceremonial will be held at the Genetti Hotel & Conference Center in Williamsport, PA on  Saturday –  October 28, 2017.

View the 2017 Inductees

Arthur Rooney Jr. (Football Exec.)

Gerald F. Conboy (Basketball Coach)

Joseph Walton (Football)

Sheila Murphy (Field Hockey/Basketball/Lacrosse)

Bob Sanders (Football)

Wil Robinson (Basketball)

Michael Payton (Football)

Joseph Egresitz (Football)

William Bowes (Football Coach)

2017 Deceased Inductees include:

Robert “Red” Worrell (Football/Track/Baseball/Basketball)

Richard “Dick” Harter (Basketball)

Sam “the Jet” Jethroe (Baseball)


The Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter’s 48th – Annual Dinner and Ceremonial

The Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter’s 48th Annual Dinner and Ceremonial will be held on:

April 21, 2018

at the Pittsburgh Sheraton Station Square at 6:00 PM

 (2018 Inductees will be selected by the Western Chapter membership in November 2017)

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Dinner Ticket request form.


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Dinner program advertising request form

Members: Be sure to vote for the 2018 Inductees when you receive your Ballot in October of 2017. Your 2018 dues must be paid to get a ballot for new State Inductees in the spring.

Not a member: Join by filling out a Membership Application.


Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame The Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter

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