2002 HOF

PAUL GEARHART
PLAYER 1931-1935
  • Paul was a three year starter for the Dixie High School Basketball Team in the 1930’s.  His team won the Montgomery County League and the Montgomery County Tournament in 1933.  One of his proudest moments came in the tournament finals as Dixie defeated Brookville 36-19 and he scored 19 of Dixie’s points.  It is estimated that he had approximately 350 points in his career.  Paul also played baseball for Dixie.  
  • Down through the years Paul was an avid supporter of Dixie Athletics, with involvement in many projects including the construction of the football field.

STATE BOYS BASKETBALL RUNNER UP
TEAM 1980-1981
  • Season Record 25-3, SWBL, Sectional, District, and Regional Championships. 
  • Averaged 75 Points Per Game Offensively and only gave up 46 Points per Game Defensively.
  • Set St. John’s Arena State Tournament Attendance Record     of 14,110 in State Championship Game vs Napoleon 
  • TEAM MEMBERS: Doug Dafler, Scott French, Rob Gaver, Brad Harvey, John Hunn, Scott Kreitzer, Greg Kinder, John Richardson, David Reigel, John Sammons, Jim Shimp, Jeff Shimp
  • COACHES: HEAD - Gary Peffly; ASSISTANT -  Jim Bauer
  • MANAGERS – TRAINERS: Mark Bell, Hal Campbell, David Clymer, Mark Jones
  • CHEERLEADERS: Debbie Beard, Dawn Lockhart, Terri Smith, Kim Wegley, Susan Sollenberger
  • ADVISOR: Brenda Sowers