Roy-Hart to honor former long-time coach

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 21 September 2016 at 7:32 am

Contributed Photo – Bruno Pacini

In special ceremonies this Friday evening, former long-time Roy-Hart football Coach Bruno Pacini will be inducted into the Proud To Be A Ram Wall of Fame.

The ceremonies will take place on the Roy-Hart football field, which is named in his honor, at 6:30 p.m. prior to the Alden vs. Barker/Roy-Hart varsity game.

Pacini served the Roy-Hart District for 28 years (1950-1978) as a head football coach and a Social Studies teacher.

Pacini’s Rams football squad captured seven Niagara-Orleans League championships (1953, 1954, 1957, 1967, 1969, 1971 and 1976. The 1976 squad went on to also won a Section VI championship.

Pacini graduated in 1950 from Niagara University where he was the starting halfback on the football team. He was inducted into the Niagara University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2003.


Contributed Photo – Pacini calls a play in practice during his coaching days with the Rams.