Hoop Standouts Sims, Rupright Ink College Letters

By Dean Pantazi

November 11, 2011 Updated Nov 11, 2011 at 1:41 AM EDT

UNDATED (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Snider's Akilah Sims and Norwell's Jessica Rupright, two of the top girls basketball players in northeast Indiana, signed college letters of intent Thursday.

Sims, a Junior All Star last season when she helped lead Snider to a 4A sectional title, is headed off to IUPUI, where she will study nursing.

Rupright, also a Junior All Star and Northeast Hoosier Conference Player of the Year, is headed to Miami of Ohio, with a major of education.

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