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ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE: 2013 Class of the Mooresville Hall of Fame to be Inducted Friday Night
RELEASED BY MHS ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT
The Mooresville High School
Athletic Department & the Mooresville Hall of Fame Committee look forward
to honoring five inductees for the 2013 Mooresville Hall of Fame this upcoming
Friday, February 15th. The banquet and ceremony sponsored by
Carlisle Branson will begin at 6:00 pm in the high school cafeteria. The
inductees will be inducted in a ceremony during half time of the boys varsity
game against Greenwood which starts at 7:30 p.m. The evening will also be “Camo
Night” as the team wears jerseys provided by the Indiana National Guard.
The Mooresville Hall of Fame
will induct the following members:
Ferguson graduated from Mooresville High School in 1999. Dana participated
in both volleyball and basketball during her time at Mooresville and went on to
a standout basketball career at DePauw University where she holds many
records. She currently serves as the top assistant for the ladies
basketball program at DePauw University.
Bruce Fields graduated
from Mooresville High School in 1998. Bruce was a standout member of the
boys basketball team during his high school career, earning Mid-State All
Conference honors during the 96-97 and 97-98 seasons. Bruce went on to a
standout career at Gardner-Webb University and has spent the past 9 years
playing professional basketball in Europe.
Mike Hughes graduated
from Mooresville High School in 2001. He was a standout member of the
boys golf team for four years. He earned four varsity letters during that
time and was named All-Conference from 1998 to 2001. He was the school’s first
state finalist and was named All-State in 2001. Mike had a standout
career in golf at IUPUI and currently serves as the Technology Research Manager
Mackenzie was a 1950 graduate of Mooresville High School. He was a three
sport standout in Basketball, Football and Track during his time as a
Pioneer. In went on to play basketball at Butler University and spent
thirty-five years as a teacher. Before his passing in 2008, Jack spent thirty
years working for Borg Warner as the care taker for the Borg Warner Trophy
escorting and placing the trophy in Victory Lane at the Indianapolis 500.
Mike Mossbrucker served as a teacher, coach and
Athletic Director at Mooresville High School from 1982-2011. Mike coached
football, baseball, and was the head wrestling coach during his time at
Mooresville. Mike wrestled at Indiana University where he was a letter
winner and in 2012 was inducted into the Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches
Hall of Fame. Mike currently serves as the Athletic Director at Bloomington
North High School.
This season’s student section has been the most energetic it has been for a while. A large portion of this Pioneer pride can be attributed to Student Section Leader Donavon DeVault. I recently interviewed him over what has made this season such a success in terms of student body participation. Q: What are your thoughts on this year’s turnout for all of the games? A: I’ve been extremely impressed with this year’s turnout. Everyone has really done their part to this season as fun as it can be so far. Q: How early in advance do you tend to plan for Friday nights? How much have you spent? A: I usually plan for each game about two to three days ahead of time. It helps me to not stress out over whether I think I’m prepared or not. I have spent a little over 500 dollars on this season alone. You have to have the cash if you want to make sure everyone can participate.
Q: What has been your favorite theme overall this season? A: My favorite them is a toss-up between hick night and hawaiian night. T…