Harold Wiley. a Norway native and Norway High School graduate is probably the most coveted athlete to ever come out of that area.
He received a total of 20 letters in high school, 4 as an outstanding running back and quarterback in football. He earned 4 letters in basketball and also in baseball.
In the spring he lettered in track, but that was overshadowed by his great accomplishments in golf where he won the interscholastic State Golf Championship at 16 years old. At the age of 15 he was the Norway Country Club champion.
Harold has won many, if not all, amateur tournaments in New England before and after he was the pro at the Westernview Golf Club in Augusta. As a pro early in his career he missed winning the Maine Open by one stroke.
After his military tour of duty as a 1st sergeant he went into the automobile business where he continued his winning ways as the owner of the very successful Wiley Pontiac Agency in South Portland.
Harold served as Lieutenant Governor and later Governor of the Kiwanis Organization. He also served two terms as Chairman of the Maine Turnpike Authority.
Harold Wiley is a scholar, athlete, successful businessman and very successful fundraiser for the Maine Sports Hall of Fame.
Harold resides with his wife, Elaine, in Falmouth Foreside. His son, Peter and his wife, Betsy reside in Washington, D.C.
Maine Sports Hall of Fame
P.O. Box 2
Cumberland, ME 04021
Phone (207) 807-7666
The Maine Sports Hall of Fame was established in 1972 for the purpose of: 1) appointing and bestowing recognition awards and scholarships to outstanding Maine high school scholar-athletes; and, 2) to formally honor and memorialize Maine athletes and sports figures who have brought distinction and honor to the state of Maine.