Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana


January 11, 2013

Ripley County Basketball Hall-of-Fame inductees introduced

BATESVILLE — The Ripley County Basketball Hall of Fame committee announced it most recent class of inductees at the annual Ripley County basketball tournament.

The new members will include:

Rollin Cutter

Milan High School 1956

Rollin Cutter attended Milan High School from 1952 through 1956. During that time he played on the freshman and reserve teams before moving up to the varsity in his sophomore year. He was a frequent substitute player during the state championship year of 1953-54. As a sophomore, Rollin subbed for player Bob Engel in the two state final games, logging in more than 20 minutes in the championship game against Muncie Central.

In his final two years at Milan, Rollin was named to the All Ripley County Tournament teams, the All Sectional teams and to the All Regional teams. After graduating from Milan, he attended Butler University where he played basketball for the legendary Tony Hinkle. He received a Masters Degree from Indiana University in 1966.

Cutter spent 38 years as a coach, athletic director, guidance director and principal before retiring in 1998.

John Galle

Batesville High School 1981

John Galle graduated from Batesville High School in 1981.

In the 1980-81 basketball season, he led the Bulldogs in scoring and was named the team’s Most Valuable Player. As a senior, he repeated his junior year honors by being named to the All County, All Sectional teams,  All Conference team and was named the winner of the Carl Shane Memorial Award.

Galle currently lives in Batesville and has three children, Kyle, Jacob and Jessi. He is the Analysis and Planning manager at International Brands Company.

William (Bill) Giltz

Batesville High School 1951

Bill Giltz played basketball for Batesville in the late 1940s.  After graduation, Giltz stayed in the Batesville area and began his coaching career at St. Louis Elementary School.  After serving time in the Army, he returned to his hometown and his coaching career continued at Enochsburg.  He then began coaching at Oldenburg, where he had a successful 10 year stay.

In 1969, he began coaching at St. Louis Elementary where he remained until his death.  While at St. Louis, his teams won Deanery championships and qualified for the state championship several times.

A scholarship program was set up in his name to be presented to a promising eighth grade ball player.  Later a golf tournament was established in Bill’s name to fund this scholarship.

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