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Tornado-damaged Henryville High School gets $100K of athletic equipment

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Video surveillance of the tornado damage to the gym roof. Video surveillance of the tornado damage to the gym roof.
HENRYVILLE -

A southern Indiana high school that lost almost everything in a March tornado, including their gym, is getting a boost with a huge donation of all new sporting equipment.

The March 3rd tornado that devastated Henryville, flattened the high school's gym. Now, Hibbetts Sports is donating over $100,000 worth of athletic equipment. It's enough to stock the school's newly rebuilt gymnasium for years.

"It's really a blessing. We've got so much stuff right now, you know, we could probably go a few years without buying baseball equipment, softball equipment, things like that," said Bill Niece, Henryville High School athletic director.

In addition to all the equipment donated to the school, Hibbetts also handed out special goodie bags and gift cards during a rally in the new gym.

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