ND to induct three into Hall of Fame during Friday’s game with Cougars

Tonight (Friday, January 14), the North Decatur Athletic Department will induct its 2022 class into the North Decatur Athletic Hall of Fame.  The ceremony will take place immediately following the junior varsity contest against South Decatur (apx. 7 pm). There will also be reception in the high school cafeteria from 5 to 6 pm in which the public is invited to attend.

This year’s inductees are:

Dr. Mike Wilcox, 1985 graduate, was a three-sport athlete who excelled in football where he was an all-conference player, conference champion, and sectional champion.  Following graduation, he attended and played football at Indiana University.

Kelsey Ewing Puckett, a 2007 graduate, was also a three-sport athlete who excelled at distance running.  During her high school career, she was a four-time semi-state qualifier in cross country and a regional qualifier in track.  She also was a member of a conference basketball champion team.  Following graduation, she attended Indiana University and has continued her distance running including running in the Boston Marathon.

Evan Wallpe, a 2016 graduate, was also a three-sport athlete who earned 10 varsity letters.  During his time at North Decatur, he was all-state in football, a key member of both conference and sectional championship basketball teams, and a state qualifier in track.  Following graduation, he attended Ball State University and is currently studying at Logan University to earn his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.

We thank North Decatur AD Scott Johnson for the HOF information.