OTTUMWA — Five former athletes and two special individuals have been selected for induction into the Indian Hills Community College Athletic Hall of Fame.
The inductees include a multi-sport athlete as well as former IHCC standouts from four different sports. In addition, two individuals who have had a profound impact on Indian Hills athletics will be honored with a Hall of Fame Lifetime Contribution Award.
This is the third year for the IHCC Athletic Hall of Fame with 13 former athletes and coaches inducted the past two years.
The following individuals make up the 2014 Indian Hills Athletic Hall of Fame class:
Terry Black, Basketball (1997-99)
Black was a two-year starter on Indian Hills teams that won national championships in 1998 and ’99. He was twice named to the All-Region team, averaging 11.8 points and 7.8 rebounds as a freshman and 13.8 points and 7.6 rebounds as a sophomore. He shot 63 percent from the field in his two-year career. After leaving IHCC, Black shined for two years at Baylor University. He had averages of 11.2 points and 7.7 rebounds as a junior and led the Big 12 Conference in steals while being named the league’s Newcomer of the Year. As a senior, the 6-4 Black led the conference in rebounds (8.4) and increased his scoring average to 15.4 while shooting over 60 percent from the field. He was named first-team all-Big 12 and played internationally with the Big 12 All-Star team.
Ron Clark, Football, Baseball and Basketball (1962-64)
A Centerville native, Clark played baseball and basketball for Centerville Junior College and was also a member of the college’s first-ever football team in 1963. He was a starting running back for the Golden Falcons and helped lead them to a 4-4-1 record in their inaugural season. Clark averaged in double figures in basketball as a freshman. He led the baseball team with a .430 batting average his first year and hit .400 as a sophomore.