A quartet of Sentinel stalwarts will be inducted into the Ticonderoga High School Hall of Fame. Jamie Rockhill, Kristen LaVallie, John Reale and Rick Liddell will be added to pantheon of sports stars during ceremonies Saturday, Sept. 19. They will be honored during a dinner at the Ti Knights of Columbus at 5 p.m. and cited again during halftime of the Ticonderoga homecoming football against AuSable Valley. That game starts at 7:30 p.m.
Photo by Nancy Frasier.
continued Reale graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in 1991 with a bachelor’s of science degree in construction management. He works for the family construction business and resides in Ticonderoga with his wife, Carrie, and two children, Cassandra and John Jr.
Liddell, a 1984 graduate, excelled at football, basketball and golf for the Sentinels. He was a quarterback and defensive back in football. In basketball he helped Ticonderoga to CVAC and Section VII championships in 1983 and 1984. He was the golf team captain 1981 through 1984 and reached the state championship tournament in 1981 and 1984.
Liddell attended college at SUNY Potsdam for two years before transferring to Clarkson University where he graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering. He returned to Ticonderoga where he worked at the Ticonderoga Country Club for 12 years before going to work for the Ticonderoga Central School District in the operations and maintenance department. He also is the assistant coach for the varsity bowling team. He resides in Ticonderoga with his wife of eight years, Kathy Liddell.