Massie HOF to induct 4 on Friday


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The 2019 class of the Clinton-Massie Athletic Hall of Fame will be inducted Friday at Brian P. Mudd Court.

The class includes Michelle Brigano McMahan (2000s), Brian Lamke (1980s), Gary Wysong (pre-consolidation) and Tony Brigano (contributor).

The ceremony will take place at approximately 7 p.m. prior to the start of the varsity boys basketball game.

The Clinton-Massie Athletic Booster Association, in conjunction with the Clinton-Massie Athletic Department, began the HOF in 2008 as a way of honoring the school district’s tradition of athletic excellence.

Tony Brigano served 18 years as the public address announcer for club soccer, boys and girls varsity soccer and boys and girls varsity basketball.

Wysong, Clarksville High School class of 1957, earned eight varsity letters — four each in basketball and baseball.

Wysong was part of the Indians 1955 Clinton County basketball championship team. He scored 1,152 career points, third most in Clarksville history. His 76 career basketball games and 52 winning games are both the most in school history, according to the hall of fame committee.

During his baseball career, he had a game-high of 20 strikeouts in a game in 1956. He also pitched a no-hitter his senior year.

Lamke, a 1981 graduate of CMHS, letter four years in tennis. He was All-Kenton Trace Conference three times and KTC player of the year in 1981.

He posted a 57-18 career record and won the KTC singles championship three times. The Falcons were KTC champions in 1978 and 1981.

Lamke played tennis four years at Wilmington College and won the Clinton County men’s singles championship in 2003.

McMahan, a 2002 graduate of CMHS, earned 10 varsity letters — four in soccer, four in track/field and two in basketball.

McMahan earned all-league honors seven times (three in soccer, four in track/field) and was All-Ohio in track/field as a junior when she qualified for state in both the 4×400- and 4×100-meter relays.

She was part of two relay school records and was one of the first female pole vaulters for CM. McMahan was part of eight league championship teams in all three sports. She was a National Scholar Athlete Award winner in 2002.

After earning valedictorian honors at CMHS, McMahan attended Tennessee Tech where she letter four years and was captain three years. She was third team Academic All-America Dist. IV in 2005.

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