MOLLY LINVILLE

Molly Linville was born on July 3rd, 1974. She played basketball for four seasons from 1989-1992, and is 2nd in scoring Lady Bear history with 1,698 points. She scored a career high 42 points in 1992 which is 4th for Most Points a Game. She averaged 16.8 points a game her junior year, and 21.2 points a game her senior year putting her at 10th and 5th for Highest Average a Season. She also scored 537 points her junior year, and 593 points her senior year, putting her at 5th and 3rd all time for Most Points a Season. Molly won four district championships in 1989, 1990, 1991, and 1992. She won the 10th Region All ‘A’ Classic in 1991, winning Section 3 and placing 3rd place at state. From 1989-1992 the Lady Bears won 4 Regional Tournament Games, and had a combined record of 90-31, and tied for most wins a season with 26 in 1991. She was named to the All ‘A’ Region All-Tournament team in 1991 and 1992, and All-District Team in 1990, 1991, and 1992.

Linville went on to play basketball at Shawnee State University. She played for four seasons from 1993-1996, scoring 1,027 career points, and dished out 426 career assists. She earned First-Team All-Conference honors in 1996, and named an All-American. She helped her team to the 1995 NAIA Final Four, and was named to the All-Tournament team.

After graduating college with a degree in Education, Molly returned to Bracken County. She coached the Girls Basketball team for 3 seasons from 2006-2008. She has been a teacher at Bracken County for 15 years, and has served as Middle School Athletic Director and Assistant High School Athletic Director.

In honor of her achievements, Molly Linville Schultz was inducted into the 10th Region Hall of Fame in 2008, the Shawnee State Hall of Fame in 2002, and the Bracken County Athletic Hall of Fame in 2018.