The Monroe High School Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome two new inductees this Friday Night as Bobby Hunt (Class of 1989) and Jodie (Williams) Gallagher (Class of 1996) are inducted at halftime of the Varsity Football game vs. New Richmond on Friday, September 8, 2017.
Bobby Hunt - 1985-1989
Bobby Hunt earned 11 Varsity Letters while playing 3 sports during his playing days at Lemon-Monroe High School. An all-around athlete, Bobby excelled at Football, Basketball and Baseball. In Football, he earned 3 Varsity Letters and was 1st Team All MML his Senior Year.
In Basketball, he earned 4 Varsity Letters and is currently ranked 26th on the All Time Scoring List at Monroe with 564 points.
In Baseball, he earned 4 Varsity Letters. As a Sophomore he was 2nd Team All MML Shortstop. His Junior Year he was the Teams Co-MVP, Most Outstanding Defensive Player, and 1st Team All MML Shortstop.
Bobby continued his athletic career at Miami University Middletown, where he played Basketball and Baseball and is a Member of their Hall of Fame. After College he played Baseball in the Toronto Blue Jays Minor League system.
Bobby is now a Jr High teacher at Monroe and currently coaches the Varsity Golf team and Varsity Baseball team.
Jodie (Williams) Gallagher 1992-1996
Jodie was an outstanding athlete in 4 sports, earning 12 Varsity Letters.
Jodie was a 4 year starter in Soccer and earned All League honors and All District Honors as a Freshman, Sophomore and Junior. Her Senior year she lead the team in scoring and assists and was 1st Team All MML, 1st Team All District, and Honorable Mention All State.
In Softball, she earned 3 Varsity Letters. As a Sophomore and Junior, she lead the team in Batting Average and Slugging %. During her Junior year she set the school record for stolen bases. Topping off her Junior year she was named 1st Team All MML, and Honorable Mention All State. As a Senior she lead the team in Runs Scored and Home Runs.
In Basketball, she earned 4 Varsity Letters. She lead the team in scoring as a Sophomore. As a Junior and Senior she lead the team in Assists. Also in her Senior year she was named a District 15 All Star.
She also earned 1 Varsity Letter in Track her Freshman year, setting the school record in the 400 Meter.
Jodie went on to play Soccer at the collegiate level, where she was a 4 year starter at Lindsey Wilson College.