Rushville Republican

Sports

December 19, 2006

Former All-Stars to be honored

A Thursday night at Memorial Gym may not sound like a big deal, but this Thursday, Rushville basketball fans will be treated to a special presentation as the Lady Lions play host to sectional rival Franklin County

Being honored on Thursday will be the Lady Lions’ five Indiana All-Stars, along with Hall of Fame coach Cinda Brown.

Coming back to be honored in Memorial Gym will be Melissa (Kilgore) LaGrange, Noelle (Young) Hall, Missi (Nelson) Hartman, Jennifer Marlow and Amanda Stull.

Being an Indiana All-Star is special honor and takes an exceptional basketball player to make the squad. Along with that individual talent, these five players also produced significant team success.

Among these five players, there are an amazing 16 sectional titles (with Melissa and Noelle sharing three titles), eight regional titles and three semistate titles.

Melissa (Kilgore) LaGrange went to Butler University and received a B.S. and M.S. in elementary education. She resides in Grapevine, Texas and works as an Administrative Assistant for Highland Meadows Christian Church. She is married to Matthew and has two children—a first-grade daughter Ellen Elizabeth (Ellie) and fifth-grade son Lucas.

Melissa’s thoughts on being a Lady Lions were “I appreciated the community support. I still fondly recall the song ‘Sweet Georgia Brown,’ Coach Brown insisting we eat oranges and our team’s matching sweaters.”

Noelle (Young) Hall attended Indiana University and received a B.S. in Elementary Education. She now resides in Greenfield and teaches fifth grade in Franklin Township. Noelle is married to Rob and has an eighth-grade daughter Taylor and a third-grade son Tate.

Looking back at being a Lady Lion, “My greatest memory of being a Lady Lion is the support of the whole community. I also feel very blessed to have worked with Coach Brown.”

Text Only
Sports
  • spt-rv041814-softball pic Lincoln edges Lady Lions 3-2 Cambridge City Lincoln pitcher Sydney Griffin was dominant in the circle as the Lady Golden Eagles face Rushville in softball action Thursday. The pitcher punched out 15 Lady Lions via the strike out en route to the 3-2 victory. The Lady Lions drop t

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • spt-rv041814-baseball pic Lions tie school record in loss to Union County LIBERTY - Rushville pitchers tied a school record with 18 strikeouts against Union County Thursday. Unfortunately for the Lions, the Patriots scored four runs in the first inning on one hit en route to the 9-3 victory. Michael Tague started and took

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lady Netters improve to 2-0 BROOKVILLE - Despite the frigid conditions, the Lady Lions tennis team traveled to Franklin County Tuesday and returned with a 4-1 victory over the Lady Wildcats. The Lady Lions are now 2-0 on the season and 1-0 in conference play. "For our second ma

    April 18, 2014

  • Sports Briefs RCHS events Today Baseball: Connersville at Rushville, 5:30 p.m. Golf: Morristown, Waldron at Rushville, 4:30 p.m. Saturday Golf: Rushville at Richmond Inv., noon Softball: Rushville at East Central, 11 a.m. Monday Softball: Rushville at Greensburg,

    April 18, 2014

  • Chargers edge Lion golfers The Lion golf team opened the season at home against North Decatur. The Chargers posted a 189-192 victory in the varsity match and a 210-221 victory in the reserve match. Rushville's Nate Hoeing and North's Dayne Lakey shared meet medalist honors wit

    April 18, 2014

  • Lions dominate Jackets on the track The Lion track and field team dominated visiting Morristown 120-11. The Lions' 3200-meter relay team of Dalton Miller, Evan Dyer, Patrick Duffy and Luke Sheehan posted a winning time of 9:27.52 to open the meet. Jeremy Hallgarth ran a personal best :

    April 15, 2014

  • Sports Briefs RCHS events Today Track: Connersville at Rushville, 5:30 p.m. Softball: Rushville at North Decatur, 4:30 p.m. Baseball: Batesville at Rushville, 6:30 p.m. Tennis: Rushville at Franklin County, 4:45 p.m. Wednesday Baseball: New Castle at Rushville, 5

    April 15, 2014

  • Lady Lions win tennis opener LIBERTY - The Lady Lion tennis team opened the season with a 4-1 victory over Union County. "It's hard to find any precision on the court with a 25-mph wind gusting to 30, but our kids did a good job of fighting through the adverse weather conditions

    April 15, 2014

  • Lady Lions run by Jackets On a windy afternoon, the Lady Lion track team posted a 92-35 victory over visiting Morristown. Rushville's 3200-meter relay team of Kayla Fogg, Monica Dougherty, Arielle Ordas and Brandi Adkins started the meet off with a winning time of 11:20.6. In

    April 15, 2014

  • spt-rv041514-golden col pic In Lance the Pacers trust? Why not? The trials and tribulations of the Indiana Pacers are well-documented. Fast start, bad finish, question marks all-around entering a pivotal game Sunday against the formidable Oklahoma City Thunder. Due to the Keystone Kops finish in the Eastern Confe

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

NCAA Photo Roundup
NCAA Top 25
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.