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2017 Hall of Fame Inductees: Andy Alleman & Richard Kempthorn

October 28, 2017

From Massillon, Andy Alleman,

Andy played in the Massillon and McKinley rivalry his senior season, where he helped lead his team to 2 victories over McKinley in the regular season, and during the playoffs before 29,500 fans. Andy began his collegiate career at the University of Pittsburgh as a defensive lineman, then transferring to the University of Akron his junior year to play on the offensive line. In 2007, Andy was drafted 3rd round (88th overall), where he played offensive line for the Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs. His family includes his wife Jessica, and daughter Olivia. T-I-G!!


From McKinley, Richard Kempthorn,

Richard played in the McKinley and Massillon rivalry in 1941,1942, & 1943, helping lead McKinley to a 35-0 win in 1942 and a State Championship. The All-County & All-Ohio selection spent 5 years, in 2 separate tours of duty, in the Armed Forces, flying over 100 missions as an Air Force pilot in Korea. Richard earned All-American honors as a linebacker at the University of Michigan, before joining his father in business. Enshrined into the McKinley football Hall of Fame in 1984 and the Michigan Hall of Fame in 1992, his family includes his wife Marilyn, daughter Dana, and sons Jim and Eric.

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