Wall of Fame inducts three new members in Medina
Contributed Photo – Medina’s John “Pinky” Loughlin Memorial Football Wall of Fame added three new members Friday night in ceremonies prior to the start of the Mustangs game against Lackawanna at Vets Park. The new inductees include, from left, Brian Fry (Class of 1987), Richard “Dick” Miller (Class of 1962) and Charlie Pettit (Class of 1970). The Wall of Fame is named in memory of Loughlin, who coached the Mustangs for nearly a quarter of a century from 1955-78. Miller, a three year starter for Coach Loughlin during the 1959-61 seasons, went on to star at the University of Rochester on the offensive and defensive lines earning All East Honorable Mention. Pettit, likewise a three year starter for Coach Loughlin during the 1967-69 seasons, earned first team Niagara-Orleans All-League honors during both his junior and senior years. He went on to play football at Cornell University. Fry, a two-year varsity starter during the 1985-86 seasons earned All-League honors his senior year. Also a two-time first team N-O All-League pitcher in baseball he was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds and played or two years in the Reds organization.