Former Center Grove coach Tumey to be inducted into Indiana track shrine


Carol Tumey was a coach and teacher at Center Grove High School from 1963 to 2003. DAILY JOURNAL FILE PHOTO

Should there ever be a hall of fame honoring individuals inducted into the most sports halls of fame, it might be worth inviting Carol Tumey to the ribbon-cutting.

Honored by Franklin College, her alma mater, in 2000 and the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011, the former Center Grove High School coach, teacher and administrator in eight days becomes part of a third.

Tumey, who for 35 years served as the Trojans’ girls track and field coach, will be one of 11 people inducted into the Indiana Track and Field Hall of Fame on Jan. 31.

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