Scott County Historical Society
Scott County, Virginia
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Mickey Rae Hendricks
Hendricks Signs Pact
Mickey Ray Hendricks, who earned national headlines by scoring 81
points in one game eight years ago, has signed a contract to play
professional basketball with the “All-American Redheads.”
Mickey was a sophomore at the now-defunct
Besides her single-game mark, Mickey still holds records for the
most points and the highest per-game average (39.2) for a four year
After graduation from high school, she was offered a pro contract
with the “Redheads”, but decided to go to college instead.
Mickey attended the
Her contract with the All-American Redheads is for a seven-month
period each year. During these
seven months the team will be playing six and seven nights a week.
The team opens its season in
The All-American Redheads play
She also played basketball in various industrial leagues in
The team has seven members including two rookies this year.
Mickey thinks she will probably be playing guard, because at 5-10,
she is the shortest member of the squad.
She is to
report for practice at Caraway,