Wally Akervik

2022 Inductee
Wally Akervik was born in Duluth, Minn., and was a four-sport athlete at Duluth Central High School, helping his Trojan team reach the Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament.

Ann Ninnemann

2022 Inductee
Ann Ninnemann was born in St. Paul, Minn., and began playing ringette at the age of four.  By her own admission, she played ringette through the sixth game and then hesitantly transitioned to ice hockey in the seventh grade.

Pat "Duffy" Dyer

2022 Inductee
Pat “Duffy” Dyer was born in Virginia, Minn., and played youth hockey in that Iron Range community.  After high school, he graduated from UW-Superior with a bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology and would go on to a long career at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth.

Rebecca Hamilton-Hildebrandt

2022 Inductee
Rebecca Hamilton-Hildebrandt (or “Coach Becky” as she is better known locally) was born and raised in Sauk Prairie and began playing hockey in 1982, the first year that Sauk Prairie had a hockey association.
Stan Grzadzielewski of Mosinee started playing hockey at age 12 in the early 1940s. After World War II when hockey was revived in central Wisconsin, Grzadzielweski played for the Mosinee Papermakers until retirement in 1966. During 20 years of active play, he was often selected as an all star, MVP and high scorer.

Grzadzielewski, an original member of the WAHA board of Directors formed in 1947, served on the Board for over 30 years and edited the first by-laws booklet. He was active in all aspects of Mosinee and Wisconsin hockey and officiated over for ten years after his playing days.