Letter from Lou Holtz

Greetings and welcome to the Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame website! We hope that you not only will enjoy reading about our endeavors to create a hall of fame of preservation and inspiration here in the Ohio Valley, but that you also will be inspired to one day visit us in person.

Initially, I was presented with a concept for a Lou Holtz Museum, which I immediately rejected. While appreciative of the gesture, I did not and do not want a shrine dedicated to me. However, as more discussion was held and the idea evolved into a hall of fame that would be inclusive of individuals in all fields of endeavor from throughout the Upper Ohio Valley, I agreed.

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2014 Honorees

Giuliani Named Guest Speaker for 2016 Holtz HOF Induction

EAST LIVERPOOL – Those attending the 2016 induction banquet for the Lou Holtz/Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame are in for an exceptional treat – an opportunity to hear guest speaker Rudolph W. Giuliani, 107th Mayor of New York City (1993-2001).

Museum Welcomes Piece of Local History

EAST LIVERPOOL –After more than 40 years, a piece of local history has come home, where it will give the community a chance to relive memories of a once-popular amusement park.

2014 Honorees

Lou Holtz Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame 2014 induction held

WINTERSVILLE - Four men were inducted as the 2014 class of the Lou Holtz Upper Ohio Valley Hall of Fame during a banquet featuring a keynote address from Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger Monday evening at St. Florian Hall.

2013 Hall of Fame class

EAST LIVERPOOL – Urban Meyer, head football
coach at The Ohio State University, will be the featured
guest speaker at this year’s Lou Holtz/Upper
Ohio Valley Hall of Fame induction banquet to be
held June 24 at the St. Florian Hall in Wintersville.