The Morristown Athletic Department is excited to announce the 2019-2020 Athletic Hall of Fame class. This year’s class becomes the 3rd class to be inducted with the inaugural class being inducted in 2018.
The official 2019-20 induction ceremony will take place in between the JV and Varsity boys basketball games vs. Centervilleon Saturday, February 8, 2020. There will be a reception for family, friends and fans following the game in the cafeteria. The junior varsity game begins at noon.
The Morristown Athletic Hall of Fame committee thanks all individuals who nominated an athlete, coach, team or contributor. We look forward to having more nominations during the 2020-2021 school year.
The Morristown Athletic Hall of Fame committee wishes to recognize the following for being inducted into the Morristown Hall of Fame Class of 2019-2020.
2019-2020 Morristown Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees listed in alphabetical order:
1. Lowell Albertson
Lowell was the first boys basketball coach to win the Shelby County Tournament in his 1st year of coaching. His tenure as Athletic Director is the longest in Morristown history. Lowell has continued to be a fixture at all Morristown sporting events, but got his start with coaching basketball, track and golf. He went on to serve as athletic director from 1984 to 1999, but has served as assistant AD and in other capacities since his retirement. Lowell’s service to Morristown is immeasurable, and he continues to be an excellent representative of MHS to the public and other schools. He remains very popular with other schools in the area including the Mid-Hoosier Conference and Shelby County schools.
2. Krista (Berry) Awe
Krista is a 2009 Morristown graduate and was an outstanding gymnast during her high school career at Morristown. She holds all of the MHS gymnastics records – bars, vault, beam, floor and all-around and was a state qualifier her junior and senior years (2008 and 2009). Krista was the Sectional champion in bars her junior and senior years and floor and vault her senior year. Krista was also the Regional champion in vault her senior year.
3. Bill Goble
Bill is a 1987 Morristown graduate. During his time at MHS, Bill was a 4 year letter winner in cross country and track and holds 3 school records – cross country, 1600m and 3200m. He was the Shelby Country Cross Country Meet Champion and 3200m County Track Champion all 4 years of his high school career. Bill also won the 3200m Mid-Hoosier Conference race all 4 years as well. Bill won the Sectional his junior year in the 3200m and went on to place 9th in the State meet that same year.
4. Erin (Nigh) Flynn
Erin graduated from Morristown in 2005. Erin was a part of some of Morristown’s most successful volleyball and basketball teams. She was a member of the 2003 volleyball team that won the State championship and the 2004 team that was State runner-up and the 2001 State finalist team. In addition, Erin was an excellent basketball player, 1,209 points which ranks 2nd all-time in school history. She was a part of 2 Sectional titles and 2 Shelby County Tournament title teams. During Erin’s 4 years of volleyball, the teams had a record of 125 wins and 30 losses with 3 State finals appearances. The team won the Mid-Hoosier Conference and Shelby County Tournament all 4 years as well. Erin holds the record in career kills with 968.
5. *Marvin Wood
Marvin”s playing career at Morristown spanned from 1943 to 1946. Marvin wasa 4 year starter and was an integral part of Morristown’s first Sectional championship team as a freshman. He was the leading scorer in the Sectional championship game. The team went on to win the Shelby County Tournament his junior and senior years. Marvin was the first Rouse-Wortman Award winner. Marvin went on to play basketball at Butler for 3 years. Marvin is best known for being the coach of the “Milan Miracle”, 1954 Milan State Championship team that also reached the State Finals in 1953. Marvin was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 1975.