8/8/2017 11:00:00 AM Noblesville High School names 2018 HOF inductees
The Executive Committee of the Noblesville High School Athletic Hall of Fame is proud to announce this year's induction class. It consists of four individuals and two state championship teams.
This is the 6th class of former NHS Miller standouts to be honored. The induction ceremony will take place on Friday, Jan. 26 at the Boys Varsity Basketball game vs. Hamilton Southeastern.
Nominations can be obtained on the Noblesville High School Athletic Web page and should be sent to the NHS Athletic Office c/o Tony Oilar. A committee of 15 community members vote each year on the nominees.
The Noblesville High School Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees into the Class of 2018:
Tom Able (1958) - football, basketball, track. In 1957 gained 1,057 yards on 80 attempts to establish a school record of 13.2 yards per carry. Established a new school football individual record of 168 points in a season. Led the football team to a 19-1 record his junior and senior season. Started at Quarterback 3 years. Played on the 1957 Semi-state basketball team. Played on 2 sectional championship teams in basketball.
Joe Burris (1961) - football, basketball, track & baseball. Played on 3 sectional basketball championship teams. Outstanding fullback in football. Established the career county scoring record of 231 points. Held the county and school shot put record. Outstanding baseball player. Lettered in 4 different sports.
Ray "Tubby" McDonald (1963) - football, track, baseball, golf Outstanding 4 sport athlete. Great offensive lineman in football. Named All State and All County in football. Also lettered multiple times in baseball, golf and track. Excellent shot putter in track.
Bill Nevitt (1949) - football, basketball, track Won 9 letters....3 each in football, basketball and track. All County in football 3 years. Named to the All Sectional basketball team as a senior. In track, qualified for the Regional in 1949. Member of the Hamilton County Basketball Hall of Fame. Served as the first Athletic Director at NHS from 1967-1984.
1986 Girls Golf Team - State Champs Ashley Brown, Ann Childress, Courtney Cox, Kristin Ryan & Kari Swogger Coach - Sally Crow
1987 Girls Golf Team - State Champs Ann Childress, Courtney Cox, Kim Prasse, Lora Richards & Kari Swogger Coach - Sally Crow