Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana


January 11, 2013

Ripley County Basketball Hall-of-Fame inductees introduced


BATESVILLE — Durwin Hallgarth

Holton High School 1964

Durwin Hallgarth, a 1964 graduate of Holton, began his playing career when he became a starter for the Warhorses halfway into his freshman year. During his career, Holton won two sectional championships.

Over the years Hallgarth’s scoring  improved. He scored 534 points his senior season, which gave him a career total of 1,014 points.

As a senior, Hallgarth was named to the All County, All Sectional and All Regional.  After high school, he played basketball at Bethel College. He is the fifth Holton Warhorse to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

He lives in Hanover with his wife Mary.

Phillip King

South Ripley High School 1982

Phil King graduated from South Ripley High School in 1982. He was a member of the varsity basketball team for three years, starting his final two seasons.  In 1981 the Raiders were the Ohio River Valley Conference champions, Ripley County Tourney champs, sectional and regional champions.

In 1981, King was named to the ORVC All Conference team, the Ripley County All Tournament team, the All Regional Team and the All Semi-State team. He was first on the Raiders’ team in Field Goal percentage and second on the team in free throw percentage.

In 1982, the post season honors continued. He was named to the All ORVC team, the Ripley County All Tournament team, The All Sectional team and the All Regional team.

He currently resides near Holton with wife Kelly. He is employed as Vice President of Operations and Engineering at Ohio Rod Products in Versailles.

Kevin Mack

South Ripley High School 1974

Kevin Mack graduated from South Ripley in 1974. During his high school career, he earned letters three years in basketball. In his junior year, he averaged 13 points a game and led the team in free throw percentage and assists. He earned All County, All Conference and All Sectional honors. After the season Kevin received the Free Throw, Hustler, Leadership and Assist awards.

In his senior year, Mack averaged 17.4 points a game. He again received All County, All Conference and All Sectional honors and was selected to be in the Prep All American Basketball Yearbook. Among his post season team awards were free throws, Scholarship, Leadership, Hustler and Most Valuable Player and still holds South Ripley’s record with 18 assists in one game.

Mack attended Earlham College and started every basketball game from halfway through his freshman year until he graduated. He was named team captain his junior and senior years. He won the leadership and hustler awards for three years.

Mack returned to South Ripley where he was assistant basketball coach for six years, during which time the Raiders won back-to-back county and sectional tournament titles.  He was the ORVC JV Coach of the Year in 1988. He also served as assistant coach for the South Ripley Lady Raiders basketball and volleyball teams, winning county and conference championships.

He currently resides in Holton.   

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