2016 Hall of Fame

Announcement letter

Mansfield High School Hall of Fame

The 4th annual Hall of Fame banquet was held on November 27, 2015 at the Mansfield Holiday Inn.

This year's honorees include four new members to the longtime Football Hall of Fame: Lawrence D’Agostino (1947), Ronald Sankey (1960), Douglas Maxwell (1982), and John Sperrazza (2004); bringing the total to 114 all-time inductees.

The Basketball Hall of Fame includes two boys’ basketball standouts: Ronald Sankey (1960), and his brother, Greg Sankey (1967). It is the first time an inductee has been honored in two separate sports on the same evening!

The two girls’ basketball standouts to be inducted are Denise (Fournier) Munroe (1977), and Julia Price (1999). Ms. Price will also become the first MHS female athlete to be inducted in two sports with her induction into the Mansfield Field Hockey Hall of Fame on the same evening!

The Field Hockey Hall of Fame will also induct Joan (Cooper) Ives (1966), Sherry Antaya (1987), and Jinneane Sperrazza (1999).

In addition, the Committee will induct longtime Hornet athlete, coach and teacher, Diane (Liberatore) Jackson in a special category of "Legend of Women’s Sports at MHS".

Photos from the 2015 Induction Ceremonies

Photos from the 2014 Induction Ceremonies


Doug Maxwell
Doug Maxwell, right
presented by Paul Jodice Jr., left


John Sperrazza
John Sperrazza, left
presented by Kerry Taylor, right

Boys Basketball

Sankey Family
Ronald & Gregg Sankey
presented by Ron's daughter Kim, son-in-law Kevin O'Donnell
and their children Samantha (wearing Ron's letterman jacket) and Matt O'Donnell .

Legend of Woman's Sports at Mansfield High School

Diane Jackson
Diane (Liberatore) Jackson, left
presented by Alex Salachi, right

Field Hockey

Joan Ives
Joan (Cooper) Ives, left
presented by John Cooper, right

Field Hockey

Jinneane Sperrazza
Jinneane Sperrazza, left
presented by Theresa Nyhan, right

Girls Basketball

Julia Price
Julia Price, right
presented by her father Derek Price, left

Girls Basketball

Denise Monroe
Denise (Fournier) Monroe, middle
presented by her children Brad and Tara Munroe
The Mansfield High School
Sports Hall of Fame

Complete list of members

Mansfield Hall of Fame Committee

Ed Westhaver
Tom Faria
Russ Rapoza
Dave Todesco
Alex Salachi
Theresa Nyhan
BJ Sparrow
Leda Levine
Laurie Hill
Mike Redding ( advisory role )
Mike Vaughan ( advisory role )