Local sports roundup – December 13


Shippee earns HOF


The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame announced its 2018 women’s induction class Tuesday, to be honored at the 17th annual Women’s Awards Banquet on April 28.

Seymour’s Bud Shippee will be inducted into the hall of fame and receive the Indiana Fever Silver Medal Award at the event.

A 1970 graduate of Seymour High School, and 1975 graduate of Indiana State University, Shippe has been the radio play-by-play voice of Seymour High School sports since the fall of 1976 and has broadcast over 2,400 high school football, basketball and baseball games. That includes more than 700 Seymour High School girls basketball games.

He received the Virgil Sweet Service Award from the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association in 1999, was presented the “News Media Award” from the Indiana Football Coaches Association in 2003 and received the “Owl Service Award” from Seymour High School for his dedication, support and promotion of SHS student athletes in 2014. He is a member of the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association.

Reservations are available online now or through mail order in early 2018.

Call the hall of fame at 765-529-1891, visit hoopshall.com/events or email [email protected] for more information.

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