1985 Inductees

Steve Andreko 

Scott High School:

FOOTBALL:  center, three years, Captain senior year, All-WPIAL senior year 

Villanova College Football:  Varsity freshman year 

Ohio State University Football:  Center, three years, Captain senior year 

National Football League Washington Redskins:  Played with Sammy Baugh, drafted after one year, broke leg playing with military team, ended his career 

Flo Bertoluzzi 

East McKeesport High School:  1934 graduate

FOOTBALL:  Ironman performer- played every minute (except five minutes his junior  year) every football game 8th-12th grades, defensive line and running back, Daily News All Star Team 1933 and 1934, WPIAL All Star 1934

BASKETBALL:  Guard four years, Captain senior year, Daily News All-Star Tem senior year

BASEBALL:  Catcher junior and senior years

TRACK:  Shot put

Won 11 letters in sports 

Coaching Career:  Bryn Maur Preps football team, White Oak Legion Semi-Pro football team 1944-46 

Other Athletic:  Organized and commissioner of East McKeesport Softball League 

Frank Chismar 

Ten Pin Bowling: Bowled five 300 games, three 299 games, two 298 games and one hundred and fifteen 700 series, with a high 781 series; Greater Pittsburgh Ten Pin Bowling Assn. Singles, All-events and Team Champion member in same year, West Penn Singles Champion four consecutive years, GPTBA singles and doubles titles two times and All-events title three times, Homestead Owls singles champion age 16 with four game total of 801, bowled over 35  years averaging over 200, high league average 218, only PA bowler and partner to reach finals in World Doubles Tournament 

Inductions:  Western Chapter, PA Sports Hall of Fame 1972, Allegheny County Sports Hall of Fame 1973, Greater Pittsburgh Ten Pin Bowling Association Hall of Fame 1976 

Ralph Churchfield 

East Pittsburgh High School: 1935 graduate

BASKETBALL: Played for famed Johnny Coleman 

Washington & Jefferson College:  Basketball, two years 

Independent Basketball:  Switchgear, Westinghouse AA, named to several All-Star teams 

National Professional League Basketball:  Pittsburgh Raiders 

Semi-Pro Basketball:  Organized, played, coached for East Pittsburgh Pirates, three time National Pro Tournament in Chicago 

Coaching Career:  Basketball, St. Thomas High School 1949-52, 1949 team in Catholic League final game, Coach of Catholic League All0Star team 1950, District director of Catholic  Youth Assn. 1951-53, Helped organize and President of East Pittsburgh Little League, Coach in Sunset Little League in north Versailles Twp. 

Edward Fleming 


Westinghouse High School:

BASKETBALL:  All-City first team, First City of Pittsburgh layer named to 1st team All-State 

Niagra University:  Basketball, 1st team four  years, played in three NIT tournaments, university scoring record, Collegiate All-American, played with College All-Stars and Harlem Globe Trotters 

Pro Basketball:  Rochester Royals, Minneapolis Lakers, All-Star in Eastern Professional Basketball League 

Coaching Career:  Wilkinsburg High School head basketball coach  1972- , Section 7 Champions 1976-77, WPIAL playoffs four consecutive years, coached Dapper Dan Roundball Classic 1969 and 1974, Section 7 Coach of the Year, 1976-77, All-Star team coach at Boston Shoutout two years, City of Pittsburgh entry in Junior Olympic Youth Games three years 

John Galla 

Native of North Braddock and graduate of Scott High School 

Independent Basketball:  North Braddock Vikings, Wilmerding YMCA team- won National YMCA titles 1935, 1936 and competed in US Olympic tryout tournament 1936, defeating University of Utah in first game- lost to eventual champions Universal Pictures 

Service:  29th Division, organized and played basketball and volleyball, won titles in both 

Other:  Scout Master, Little League Baseball Manager six years In North Versailles Township area 

Robert Golubic

East Pittsburgh HS:




Randolph-Macon College: football, baseball and basketball 

Service:  22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Division; Silver Star and Purple Heart 

Coaching Career:  Crewe, VA High School- football, basketball and baseball; overall football record 110-57, 10 division championships, four undefeated teams; baseball team won several championships; basketball 1965 district honors 

Honors:  Crewe-Burkesville Lions Club Outstanding Citizen of the Year 1969 

George Krul 

Scott High School:  Athlete 1931-33, earned six letters

BASKETBALL:  three years, leading scorer and Captain 1933

FOOTBALL:  halfback, undefeated team 1933 

Basketball:  North Braddock Vikings, Baddock Sokols 

Softball:  Mary’s Athletic Club of North Braddock 

Baseball:  North Braddock Sokols 

Coaching Career:  North Braddock Pony League 10 years, League President one year 

Charles Martoni

 Swissvale High School

FOOTBALL:  Star tackle 

Service:  US Army, began boxing and weightlifting 

Weightlifting:  Middle Heavyweight Champion AMA-AUU Championship 1961 

Atlantic Coast Professional Football Pittsburgh Valley Ironmen:  1963 

Professional Wrestling:  late 1960’s to mid 1970’s, The Masked Marvel, wrestled all over country 

Other Career:  Dean of Students at Boyce Campus, established many physical fitness programs, Swissvale’s Man of the Year 1983, YMCA Board of Directors, Swissvale Recreation Board, Swissvale School Board and Boro Council, Mayor of Swissvale 

William Meigs

Born and raised in North Braddock. 

Scott High School: Class President

FOOTBALL:  three years, Captain senior year 

Harvard University:  Football, lineman three years, Captain 1955, Third Team All American 1954, Boston Glove All New England Football Team and Second Team All American 1955, Outstanding Senior Award- B’Nai B’rith annual football citation 1956 

Inductions:  Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame 1980 

Service:  US Marine Corps fighter pilot 1956-60, rank of Captain 

Edward “Ozzie” Rice 

East Pittsburgh High School: 1947 graduate

BASKETBALL:  four years, three year starter, All-Section three years, All WPIAL junior and senior years 

Basketball:  Westinghouse Apprentice School in East Pittsburgh, Westinghouse Research, independent area teams, recognized as outstanding basketball player in the area 

Softball:  Westinghouse Apprentice School in East Pittsburgh, Westinghouse Research, independent area teams 

Joseph “Showboat” Ware 

Westinghouse Junior and Senior High School:  1927-31 

Junior High:  Earned three letters

Senior High:  Earned 12 letters, eight championships

Letter of recognition from seven colleges, received All City and All State honors

1977 named Athlete of the Century Westinghouse High School 

Howard University:  All-American honors two years, Black All-American basketball two years, Black All-American football two years 

Service:  US Army, 1st Sergeant European and Pacific Theatres 1944-46