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Saturday, October 8, 2011

Boys' lacrosse: Barron, seven others selected for local hall of fame

The Connecticut Chapter of United States Lacrosse, the governing body for lacrosse in the United States, announced that Frank Barron of Branford is one of eight people in Connecticut selected for induction into the Chapter’s Hall of Fame.
They will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at a dinner at the Aqua Turf in Southington on Nov. 13 at 4 p.m.
Barron, the Connecticut liason to U.S. Lacrosse, is a long-time coach at both Hand High and Branford High.
Others selected were Howard Benedict, a former coach at New Canaan; Jeff Brameier, current coach at Darien; Patti Klecha-Porter, a women’s official and coach at Wesleyan University; David Leete, an official, CIAC boys lacrosse tournament director and former AD at Manchester; Culver Modisette, an official and founder of Connecticut Valley Lacrosse in Simsbury; Maureen O’Shea, a former girls coach at Convent of Sacred Heart in Greenwich; and Andy Towers, a New Canaan and Brown alumnus, high school and collegiate All-American and current head coach at Dartmouth.

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