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ADVISORY November 8, 2003
MORRISTOWN CAPTURES FIRST STATE TITLE IN SCHOOL HISTORY
first appearance in the state championship match, Morristown High School took
home its first-ever volleyball crown with an impressive 21-15, 21-14, 21-11
victory over No. 1 ranked Michigan City Marquette in the Class A championship
match on Saturday, November 8, 2003 at Hinkle Fieldhouse
Morristown jumped out early and simply gave
the Blazers no breathing room the rest of the way. For the third-ranked Yellow
Jackets (36-3), it also marked the school’s first state championship in any
Morristown went to its big gun early and often
as senior Kayla Tarrh, connected on 24 of her 40 kill
attempts to lead the way for coach Rita Rouse’s team. Setter Emily Prifogle
contributed 30 assists for the match and Megan Stout tallied 14 digs on
Marquette (35-4), the 2002 state runner-up
and making its fifth consecutive appearance in the state championship match,
was led on offense by senior Colette Hausoul and
sophomore Michelle Fletcher with nine and eight kills, respectively.
A school of
285 students in Shelby County, the state champs found their way
into the title match after a 21-14, 19-21, 21-4, 21-13 semifinals triumph over
Tecumseh dropping the only game in their seven tournament contests. The
Michigan City team earned a 19-21, 23-21, 21-15, 21-13 victory over
second-ranked Cowan in the semifinals. They were guided by first year coach
Emily Prifogle Wins Mental Attitude Award
Prifogle of Morristown High School was named winner of the
2003 IHSAA Class A Volleyball Mental Attitude Award,
as selected by the IHSAA Executive Committee.
The recipient of the award, who was nominated by her principal and
coach, must excel in mental attitude, scholarship, leadership and athletic
ability in volleyball.
is a four-year varsity letter winner for the Yellow Jackets and, for the last
two seasons, team captain. She has
earned All-County, All-Conference and All-Metro South honors, as well as being
named Shelby County Player of the Year and Class A
All-State. She was also active as a
member of the school’s track and tennis teams.
holds school records for most assists in a match and her single-year and career
assist numbers are also school marks.
Emily ranks No. 3 in her class of 69.
She serves as local President of the National Honor Society. She is also President of the Sunshine Society
and Student Council and a member of the French Club and Art Club. She was winner of the Shelby County Academic
Association All A’s Award, having achieved straight A’s throughout her high
school career. She plans to attend Stanford University.
awards include the World History Award and Anatomy and Physiology Award.
volunteer work includes time spent with the Shelby County Youth Council, in
addition to volunteering at Riley Hospital.
is the daughter of Kim and Ted Prifogle of Fountaintown.
Bureau Insurance, IHSAA corporate partner, presented a check for $1,000.00 to Morristown High School in the name of Emily Prifogle.
New IHSAA Book, Play On, Recaps 100
Years Of High School Sports in Indiana
for holiday gift ideas? The exciting new book, Play On, celebrating 100
years of high school sports in Indiana, is perfect for both that sports fan or the history buff you know. Filled with
150 pages of engaging photographs, captivating stories and a walk down memory
lane, it’s now on sale through the Indiana High School Athletic Association.
It’s not available in book stores, so contact the IHSAA at 317-846-6601 or click
on the link above to learn more about this special tribute to 100 years of Indiana high school athletics.
Team Posters And
Individual Action Photographs Available
Visit 20-20 Photographic, the IHSAA’s photographer and the Midwest’s Leader in Sports Action
Photography, for images captured during this Saturday’s state championship
matches! Action photos and team photos as well as the 20-20’s Ultimate Sports
Poster will be available for purchase later in the week following the state
t-shirts and other merchandise commemorating this year’s tournament or for any
of our events, visit our friends at Morris, Inc.
State Finals Programs Available
there for the volleyball state finals? You can still purchase a copy of the
official state finals program while supplies last! Programs are $3.00 if you
purchase in person at the IHSAA Office (9150 N. Meridian Street in Indianapolis) or $5.00 by mail (postage
included). To order, send a check for $5.00 made payable to the IHSAA, a note
with your return address and brief description of your request and mail to:
IHSAA Programs, PO Box 40650, Indianapolis, IN 46240-0650. Sorry, no credit cards. To further
inquire, e-mail Assistant Sports Information Director Jason Wille at firstname.lastname@example.org.