Hall of Fame Inductee - Kay Robbins
Kay Robbins was another product of the 1970's, graduating from Quincy
High in 1978. She was a true student athlete. Robbins collected a total
of six varsity letters in her chosen sports basketball and softball. She
enjoyed many highlights during her basketball career. As a sophomore
she led the team in scoring. Robbins was an All-State selection her
senior year in a season that saw her lead the team in scoring and
rebounding, at 14 points and 14 rebounds per game. She was a terror on
the pitching mound, leading the Devils to a 25-2 record as a junior.
With Robbins on the mound, the Lady Devils won the state title the
following year (1978). For her efforts, Robbins earned the team's Most
Valuable Player award and later, a scholarship to attend Illinois State
University. Her career blossomed at the college level, and she again
earned letters in basketball and softball. After graduating from I.S.U.,
Kay shared her talents as a coach and teacher in Bloomington, Illinois.
In addition to being one of the state's better educators, Robbins is an
outstanding basketball and track coach.
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