Class of 1990
2009 Hall of Fame Inductee
Charlene Gibson, Class of 1990, was an all league performer in cross country, basketball track, softball,
and soccer during her four year tenure at Goshen High School. But it was in basketball
that she established her brilliance.
A four year starter in her 104 game career, "Doodle" set scoring records for a career (1743 points),
season (625 points), and single game (39 points). She also averaged 25 points per game her senior season,
which also remains a school record. In all, she held 42 school records when her senior year was completed.
During her final two years, she led the Lady Warriors to an FAVC championship, two sectional
championships, two district championships and a regional runner-up. The lady Warriors had a 46-5 record
during that time and also won the Enquirer city championship in both 1989 and 1990. They were ranked 9th
in the 1990 final AP state poll.
Charlene was honored as the 1990 Enquirer Player of theYear; the FAVC Player of the Year; and the
Southwest District Player of the Year. She was a member of both the UPI and AP 1st team All State.
After graduating from Goshen, she played for four years at the University of the Cumberlands where
she scored over 1000 points and was chosen to the all conference team. She coached at the Cumberlands
for one year before teaching and coaching at Alabama. While coaching in Alabama, her volleyball team made two
state tournament appearances and her basketball team won three area championships.
She returned to Goshen in 2001 and coached the girls basketball team for four years, winning a sectional championship in 2003.
Doodle is a daughter of George and Nancy Christophel Gibson. George and Nancy are both GHS Class of 1968 alumnus.
Charlene was nominated by Mark Slagle.
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