EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – We continue our Senior Night series where we honor those high school senior athletes who won’t be able to compete this spring due to the corona virus.
Reed Overton is a senior from Boonville high school. He is a 4.0 student and class officer. Reed is the reigning shot put sectional champion, state qualifier and also a member of the academic all-state team. Reed will be attending pharmacy school in the fall.
Then, there is Perry Central’s Veronica Weatherholt. She had 3 years of track and field. She is planning to attend Indiana University Southeast for nursing.
Here’s our second round of nominations for Saturday night.
First, Lauren Whitehouse from Apollo. She played softball, she was a four year letter winner and will attend bellarmine University.
Finally, Heritage Hills’ Emma Eubank. Eubank earned 3 varsity letters and was named all conference pitcher in 2019. She plans on playing softball at ball state and is interested in studying cellular and molecular biology.
Sunday Senior Night Series
Our first nominees as shown above. First, Reitz’s Jacob Jochum, he was a 4 year lacrosse participant and played on the Southern Indiana select Lacrosse team called the Storm. He is pursuing a career in electrical trades.
In addition, here’s an athlete on the Kentucky side. Apollo’s Mattie Lyons, she is a pitcher, infielder & outfielder. Plans on attending WKU in the fall of 2020 and majoring in Public Relations. She is top 1/3 in her senior class, a senior superlative, and also recognized as an Apollo Sweet Sixteen recipient.
Here are the final two nominations for Sunday night. Madison Julian Apollo High School. She was a pitcher and infielder, lll district last season plus a 4 year varsity letter. Julian will attend Oakland City University where she will play softball and run cross country.
Colin Noble is on our list. Colin Noble is a senior at Tell City High School. This would have been his 4th year on the varsity golf team. Academically, Colin is 5th in his class. Last year as a junior Colin was named to the All PAC conference golf team and advanced to the regionals at Champions Pointe. He was named the Most Valuable Golfer and was looking forward to his senior season. His goal this year was to lower his scoring average and lead his team to win the conference and qualify as a team for the regionals for the first time in 30+ years. Colin plans to attend Indiana University and major in Biology.
(This story was originally published on April 3, 2020)