The third Mineral Point Basketball Hall of Fame class was chosen recently and will be inducted on Saturday, January 8, 2022 when the Mineral Point Girls host the Wisconsin Heights Vanguards.

Inductees will be introduced between the junior varsity and varsity games at approximately 2:00 pm that day.  There will be a get-together afterward.

This year’s inductees include:

VICKIE DAHL – CLASS OF 1979

*First Team All-Conference 1978-79

*First Team All-Conference 1977-78

*Honorable Mention All-Conference 1976-77

*Dodgeville Chronicle Player of the Year 1978-79

*Honorable Mention All-State 1978-79

*Telegraph Herald First Team All-Area 1978-79

*767 career points

*Played four years at UW-Platteville

*Athletic Director at Mineral Point for the past 32 years

JERRY FITZGERALD – CLASS OF 1966

*Four years of varsity basketball (which was rare at that time)

*Received All-Conference recognition two years

When his career ended he held the following records:

*Second highest scorer 703 points

*Most points in one game (new gym) 31

*Most assists in one game 8

*Most assists in a season 57

*Most assists in a career 132

*Most free throws made in career 197

*Most free throws attempted in a career 328

JESSICA HENKE – CLASS OF 2003

*Three time First Team All-Conference

*2001-02 SWAL II MVP

*2003 WBCA All-Star

*Two time Telegraph Herald First Team All-Area

*Scored 39 points vs. Fennimore on 1/18/2002

*890 career points

*467 career rebounds

*Played collegiately at Cardinal Stritch

FRANK MCGETTIGAN – CLASS OF 1999

*Three time First Team All-Conference

*1998-99 SWAL II Co-MVP

*Wisconsin State Journal First Team All-Area

*1998-99 WBCA All-Star

*888 career points

*496 career rebounds

*276 career assists

*Led his team to the Sectional Final in 1998 and a Conference title in 1999

*Played four years at UW-Platteville

MIKE MITCHELL – CLASS OF 1971

*Second Team All-Conference 1969-70

*First Team All-Conference 1970-71

*472 career rebounds

*Number five all-time in single-season rebounds with 272

*672 career points

*Averaged 20.3 points and 14.3 rebounds per game as a senior

*Shot 80% from the free-throw line as a senior, 99 out of 124

*Played four years at UW-La Crosse

NOTE – Since crowds were limited this past year, we were not able to officially recognize the 2021 Hall of Fame members.   They will be recognized on Saturday, December 4th when the Pointer boys play host to the Milwaukee Pius Popes.  There will be a get-together after the varsity game.  The Hall of Fame members will be recognized around 2:00 pm in between the junior varsity and varsity games.  The Hall of Fame Class of 2021 includes Mike Douglas – Class of 1978, Coach Chuck Bennett – Class of 1979, Jamie Sporle – Class of 2003, Jessi Sporle – Class of 2005, and the 1974 State Runner-Up Boys Basketball Team.  Ron Carey, a member of the 1974 team, is an assistant coach at Milwaukee Pius where his son Dan serves as head coach.

These two groups join the inaugural class of Dick Poad – Class of 1969,  Jim Bennett – Class of 1974, Pat Murphy – Class of 1988, Janet Schubert – Class of 1990, and Karla Gribble – Class of 1997.