The Southern Boone High School Athletics Hall of Fame has announced its inaugural class of three teams and seven individuals and will celebrate their induction with a ceremony on Saturday, April 21 with a reception at 5 p.m. and program at 6 p.m. at the SoBoCo gym.
The first class of hall of fame athletes is loaded with females – two state champion softball teams, a girls state championship track team and four of the seven individual athletes.
The first class of athletes to enter the Eagles Hall of Fame include:
• The 1981 state championship softball team, coached by Dave Gill.
• The 1986 state championship softball team, coached by Dave Gill.
• The 2000 girls state championship track team, coached by Rachelle LeCure.
• Joyce Arnsmeyer Gillespie, 1963-66, holder of most of the girls basketball scoring records. All-time leading scorer with 3,038 points.
~ Get the rest of the list in today’s Journal ~
By Bruce Wallace