AMY Flaugher

Amy Flaugher was born on January 27th, 1960. She played basketball four seasons from 1975-1978, and is the 3rd leading scorer in Lady Bear history with 1,471 points. She scored a career high 44 points in 1978. She averaged 16.9 points, 21.4 points, and 21.5 points a season putting her at 9th, 4th, and 3rd all time in Season Average. She scored 559 points her senior season in 1978, putting her at 4th for Most Points a Season. Amy won two District Championships in 1976 and 1978, and was Regional Runner-Up in 1976. She was named All-District and All-Region teams 1975-1978, and All-State teams in 1977 and 1978. She also played in the 1978 Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Game, and the 1978 East-West Kentucky All-Star Game.

Flaugher went on to play basketball at Northern Kentucky University. She played four seasons from 1979-1982, scoring 791 points, and dished out 466 assists putting her at 3rd in the NKU record book for assists, and the most assists in a season with 168. She also ranks number one in Career Free Throw Percentage shooting 81.9%, and most Consecutive Free Throws a Game, making 13 straight. She helped NKU win 20 games three times. As a pitcher for the slow-pitch softball team, Flaugher posted a 22-2 regular season record as a sophomore.

After college, began playing Semi-Pro softball. She had a lifetime .450 batting average, and was the pitcher for three Class A Championship teams during her career for well-known women’s teams in Greater Cincinnati, Sorrento’s Pizza and Empress Chili. Amy had a lifetime 469-70 pitching record, with a world tournament record of 23-3. She was a part of two USSSA World Championships and retired in 1988.

In honor of her achievements, Amy Flaugher was inducted into the 10th Region Hall of Fame, David Lee Holt NKU Hall of Fame in 2005, Greater Cincinnati Softball Hall of Fame in 2016, and the Bracken County Athletic Hall of Fame in 2018.