Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Western Chapter News
October 9, 2015 – 2013 Western Chapter Inductee George Smith was honored by having the football field at McKeesport High School named “The George Smith Field”. His outstanding record includes WPIAL and PIAA Championships in 1994 and 2005. George retired at the end of the 2015 season.
1995 Western Chapter and 2012 State Inductee Dale Hamer has retired after 37 years with NFL Officiating. Twenty three on the field and 14 in Replay.
His career included numerous playoff games including;
- Head Linesmen in Super Bowl XVII and XXII
- Alternate Referee in Super Bowl XXVII.