Spartans News · Athletic Hall of Fame accepting nominations


The Lima City Schools Athletic Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for next year’s induction class.

The Hall of Fame honors teams, athletes, coaches and contributors from Lima Senior, Central High School and South High School.

Below is the criteria for nomination:

Athlete: An athlete may be eligible for nomination into the Hall of Fame four years following graduation from the Lima City Schools.

Team: A team may be eligible for nomination after four years.

Coach: A coach may be eligible for nomination after four years of no longer coaching for the Lima City Schools.

Sports Contributor: A sports contributor is eligible as an individual or group who has helped to develop and foster the growth of athletics in the Lima City Schools athletic community.

Any athlete, coach, community member of group who has had significant impact on the athletic community may also be eligible for nomination.

The deadline for nominations is Sept 14. Nomination forms are available in the Lima Senior Athletic Office.

To nominate, click here.

Nominations should be returned by Sept. 14 to John Zell at jzell@limacityschools.org, or Fax: 419-996-3050, or mail to: Lima Senior Athletic Department, 1 Spartan Way, Lima, OH 45801.

Inductees will be honored at the Feb. 15 Lima Senior home basketball game and again during a dinner and program Feb. 16.

This will be the second class of inductees into the Lima City Schools Athletic Hall of Fame. A digital display for the Hall of Fame is located in the hall just west of the gymnasium at Lima Senior.

For additional information, call 419-996-3050.