Year In Review
Madison Courier 10K Walk/Run
Letters To The Editor
News & Record
Carroll County Detention Center
Jefferson Circuit Court
Jefferson Superior Court
Real Estate Transfers
Health Department Inspections
Civil War Sesquicentennial
Health Mind & Body
Athleticism, humility a winning package
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 11:00 AM
Madison Cubs' pitcher Ryan Thurston achieved every young boy's dream - pitching a no-hitter.
Thurston accomplished that feat Tuesday, and in the process he broke a 24-year-old school record for career strikeouts topping Todd O'Neal's mark of 314 set in 1989.
Those are certainly athletic accomplishments to be proud of. But what may be even more impressive was Thurston's reaction to his success.
After the game the senior pitcher told a Courier reporter: "I'm not going to take credit for (the no-hitter). I didn't have 21 strikeouts. We fielded the ball and didn't make any errors."
After graduation, Thurston will be headed to Western Kentucky University where he plans to play baseball.
Athletic prowess will take one only so far. Package that with humility and you've got a winning recipe.
Please fill out the form below to submit a comment.
A comment must be approved by our staff before it will displayed on the website.
© 2015 The Madison Courier 310 Courier Square, Madison, IN 47250 (812) 265-3641 (800) 333-2885
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Software © 1998-2015 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved