Noblesville High School plans to honor some of its greatest athletes and teams with an induction into the NHS Athletic Hall of Fame. The ceremony is scheduled to take place Friday night at halftime time of the boys varsity basketball game vs. Hamilton Southeastern. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. 

Inductees: 

Tom Abel (1958) – football, basketball and track. 
In 1957, Abel gained 1,057 yards on 80 attempts to set a new school record of 13.2 yards per carry. Abel also established a new school football individual record of 168 points in a season. He led the football team to a 19-1 record his junior and senior seasons. Abel was a three-year starter at quarterback. Abel also played on the 1957 Semi-State basketball team. He played on two sectional championship teams. 

Joe Burris (1961) – football, basketball, track and baseball. 

Burris played on three sectional basketball teams. He was also an outstanding fullback in football. Burris established the career county scoring record of 231 points. He also held the school and county shot-put record. Burris was an outstanding baseball player, who lettered in four sports. 

Ray “Tubby” McDonald (1963) – football, track, baseball and golf. 

McDonald was a great offensive lineman, who was named All-State and All-County. He also lettered multiple times in baseball, golf and track. McDonald was an excellent shot-putter in track. 

Bill Nevitt (1950) – football, basketball and track. 

Nevitt won three letters each in football, basketball and track. He was All-County in football three years. He was also named to the All-Sectional basketball team as a senior. In track, Nevitt qualified for the regional in 1949. He is a member of the Hamilton County Hall of Fame, and he served as the first athletic director at Noblesville High School from 1967-1984. 

Teams:


1986 Girls Girls Golf: State Champions (Ashley Brown, Ann Childress, Courtney Cox, Kristin Ryan, Kari Swogger and Coach Sally Crow). 

1987 Girls Golf: State Champions (Ann Childress, Courtney Cox, Kim Prasse, Lora Richards, Kari Swogger and Coach Sally Crow).