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Catalog Number 2013.025.005
Description 2013 Sam Nicolopulos Sports Hall of Fame Plaque. Wood and acrylic plaque commemorating San Nicolopulos of South San Francisco, San Carlos, Carlemont, and Woodside High Schools, College of San Mateo, Canada College, and Stanford University who was inducted into the Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame on June 11, 2013. Plaque includes image of Nicolopulos and a brief biography: "A football/basketball star at South San Francisco High School, he served in the U.S. Army. He played baseball and football for what was then San Mateo Junior College. He was the head wrestling coach at Carlmont High School and then head football/wrestling coach at San Carlos High School. His combined Carlmont/San Carlos dual meet wrestling record was 92-22. He coached the wrestling program at Canada College. In five of his seven seasons in that post, he sent wrestlers to the state meet. During his long coaching career in San Mateo County, he influenced the lives of thousands of students." Plaque and induction was sponsored by The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau in cooperation with San Mateo County Event Center and Media Sponsor The San Mateo County Times. Silver-colored plaque is mounted under acrylic onto a laminated wooden board by four decorative brass-colored screws and washers. Black-and-white photo of Nicolopulos is in the upper right hand corner and Hall of Fame logo is in the upper left corner.
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Sam Nicolopulos Sports Hall of Fame Plaque, 2013
Date June 11, 2013
Inscription Text "20 Peninsula Sports 13 / HALL / OF / FAME" (blue logo upper left front corner);
"spotlight impressions / your source for name badges, signs and awards / 147 South B Street, San Mateo, CA 94401 / (650) 348-5520 phone (650) 348-2974 fax / /" (oval sticker on back)
Provenance San Mateo County
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-0.75 inches
Search Terms Sports
Nicolopulos, Sam
College of San Mateo
Canada College
Woodside High School
Carlmont High School
San Carlos High School
South San Francisco High School
Stanford University
Subjects Sports
Wrestling coach
Football players
Basketball players
U.S. Army
People Nicolopulos, Sam