COLUMBUS – Doug Orange, who coached softball at Brookville for 13 years was recently inducted into the Ohio High School Softball Coaches Hall of Fame. The in duction came during ceremonies held Jan. 17 at the Hilton Columbus hotel in Easton.
Orange was 224-98 at Brookville with six SWBL titles, five Sectional titles, four District titles, and a pair of Regional titles.
He led Brookville to a pair of State “Final Four” appearances in softball in 2006 and 2007. Orange was named SWBL Coach of the Year six times.
“I am overwhelmed by all the support from my friends, former players and families in Brookville,” Orange said of the honor. “It is such a special place.
“Coaching and teaching there truly changed my life,” he added. “I am so blessed.”
Orange was recognized at the boys’ basketball game on Jan. 18 while visiting in the Dayton area from Florida.
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