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Salem County Sports Hall of Fame honors nine

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Community members gathered to celebrate the newest inductees into the Salem County Sports Hall of Fame at Salem Community College on November 17.

Salem County Sports Hall of Fame honors nine

The 2023 inductees were:

  • Dylan Cummings – Played baseball and football at Pennsville Memorial High School (PMHS) and continued his record-breaking football career at Methodist University.
  • Tyler Cummings – Competed in cross country and track and field at PMHS and continued his award-winning track career at Coastal Carolina University.
  • Amy Coker McDade – Played soccer, basketball and softball at PMHS and continued her celebrated softball career at Caldwell College (now Caldwell University).
  • Victoria (Tori) Nugent – Competed in tennis and softball at PMHS and continued her distinguished tennis career at Monmouth University and Rowan College Gloucester County.
  • Katie Jackson Scull – Played soccer, basketball and softball at PMHS and continued her illustrious softball career at Caldwell College (now Caldwell University).
  • Ta’riq D. Thomas – Competed in football, basketball and track and field at Woodstown High School, and continued his renowned track and field career at Delaware Valley University.

In addition, the Hall of Fame ceremony celebrated the contributions of three individuals for advancing Salem County athletics:

  • Louise Foley -- the retired YMCA program director who taught swimming to generations of Salem County residents,
  • Mike Hartman -- a longtime high school and youth sports coach, and
  • Lou Priest – a record-breaking baseball player at St. James High School who later played semi-pro baseball.

Salem Community College and the SCC Foundation gratefully acknowledge PSEG for sponsoring the induction ceremony.  

Nominations are being accepted for the Salem County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2024. Salem Community College will host the induction ceremony on Thursday, August 22.  For details, email SCC Foundation Executive Director Ceil Smith at csmith@salemcc.edu.