The St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame recently held its 2014 Hall of Fame banquet at the America Center.
Chesterfield’s Chris Papagianis, 64, was inducted for his playing career at Southwest High School and Harvard, where he also is in the Hall of Fame. The other 2014 inductees included Nick Archer, Mike Barnstead, Ed Cody Jr., Vince Drake, Austin Gomez, Carl Hutter, Mike O’Mara, Tom Pollihan, Ray Schnettgoecke and Francis Slay.
Honorees for 2014 were Rich Meisemann receiving the Msgr. Jimmy Johnson Award;
Dan Flynn, USSF secretary general, receiving the Bob Burnes Benchwarmer Award;
Jeff Robben, of St. Mary’s and Notre Dame, receiving the Jimmy Dunn HS Coach of the Year Award;
1964 CYC All-Star Team, 1-1 tie vs Liverpool FC, receiving the Msgr. Louis Meyer Team Award; and the Future Soccer Star Honorees for 2014: Sam Peterson, Eureka High School; Kyle Weinrich, St. Charles West; Madeline Cowell, Duchesne; and Maddie Pokorny, Webster Groves.[SOCCER HALL OF FAME:] 2014 Soccer Hall of Fame inductees