NEW CASTLE - Sheridan sports standout Dave Sanders is one of 13 who will be inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame next year. Sanders set scoring records in Central Indiana, first at Sheridan High School and later at Butler University.
Sanders, playing under Hall of Fame coach Larry Hobbs, led the Blackhawks to a sectional championship his junior year and followed it up as the Hamilton County scoring champ his senior year, averaging 24.2 points and 13.9 rebounds per game. Along the way, he set the school single-game scoring record of 36 points. At Butler, he averaged 15.4 points and 7.9 rebounds as a junior and capped his career with averages of 20.6 points and 8.9 rebounds as a senior, setting Butler records for single-season scoring (536) and single-season field goals made (228) and totaling 1,103 career points with the Bulldogs.