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
  • Sports Briefs Throwback Basketball TourneyThe Milroy Alumni Association decided to bring it back the Throwback Basketball Tourney in honor of the 20th anniversary. The difference this time around is that in the last one, the teams were made up of former student wh

    July 25, 2014

  • spt-rv072514-gsoccer camp pic Lady Lions attend soccer camp The Lady Lion soccer team was the recipient of two grants from the Rush County Community Foundation to assist with expenses for attending Anderson University Soccer Team Camp. The grants were from the Shane Young Memorial Soccer Fund and the Rush Cou

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Early migratory bird 2014 season dates The 2014 early migratory bird season dates have been submitted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by the Indiana DNR as listed below. The dates are not final until the USFWS approves them, which typically happens by the end of August. The season d

    July 25, 2014

  • spt-rv072514-wayne arrives pic Full speed ahead: Wayne arrives in IndyCar for Colts Camp ANDERSON — Ed Carpenter woke up to rain Wednesday morning and briefly worried his big opportunity might be lost.But the two-time Indianapolis 500 pole-sitter’s fear proved to be unfounded. He delivered Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne sa

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Vikings suspend Priefer for 3 games MINNEAPOLIS (AP) —- The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter Chris Kluw

    July 22, 2014

  • Sports Briefs RCHS fall practicesRCHS practice for fall sports begins the first of August. Athletes must have a physical on file in the athletic office prior to practicing.Practices begin on the following schedule:Aug. 1Golf – 9 a.m. at Antler PointeAug. 4Volleyba

    July 22, 2014

  • spt-rv072214-mtqrl pic Matt Arrington wins at the Montpelier On Saturday night at the Montpelier Motor Speedway, the Midwest TQ Racing League presented by Jenmarco.com had another first time winner when Matt Arrington of Columbus became the 20th different feature winner in MTQRL history.Arrington, driving Terr

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Popup drops and Reds get swept by Yankees NEW YORK (AP) — A miserable weekend for the Cincinnati Reds ended with an embarrassing gaffe.Jacoby Ellsbury got four hits and scored the winning run in the ninth inning on Brian McCann’s pop-fly single that dropped near three Reds in shallow right f

    July 22, 2014

  • Stewart back racing Sprint cars after wreck Tony Stewart was back in a sprint car on Friday night, winning a race in the same series he raced in when he broke two bones in his right leg.It was unknown if this is Stewart’s first sprint car race this season because he didn’t announce when he’d c

    July 22, 2014

  • Woods says Watson should pick him for Ryder Cup HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Even after his worst 72-hole finish in a major, Tiger Woods says he would pick himself for the Ryder Cup team.His first major of the year, and second tournament since March 31 back surgery, wasn’t much of an audition for U.S.

    July 22, 2014

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.