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  • Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Winter 2018

    Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Winter 2018

    Posted by: Mark Buxton, PhD /Friday, March 9, 2018

    The town of Leavenworth today sits atop a bluff overlooking a bend in the Ohio River, a breathtaking view especially when taken in at The Overlook Restaurant. The town was originally laid out down near the river in 1818 by cousins Zebulon and Seth Leavenworth.  The town grew steadily and by the 1870s its population was estimated to be at least 1200. In the early 1890s the townspeople of Leavenworth and English were engaged in a battle as to which town would be the county seat.

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  • Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Fall 2017

    Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Fall 2017

    Posted by: Rob Hunter /Monday, November 27, 2017

    Putnam County, Indiana, is longer than it is broad, a loose collection of farming communities 30 miles west of Indianapolis with Greencastle as its seat of local government. A Monon train approaching from the south would enter Putnam County at Cloverdale and rumble its way north through Putnamville and Greencastle until the engineer spied the Tree of Hope, rising like a sentinel along the main line just north of Brick Chapel. The next community—first in the vastness of the Tipton Till Plain, where the tracks met Big Walnut Creek—was Bainbridge.

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  • Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Summer 2017

    Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Summer 2017

    Posted by: Emerson Houck /Monday, September 18, 2017

    As many people my age can attest there comes a time for downsizing.  In the process it often happens that long forgotten treasures are rediscovered. Such was the case recently when my friends Tom and Gretchen Hall came across a marvelous booklet entitled “A history of Shortridge High School Basketball” from the very beginning until 1944.

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  • Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Spring 2017

    Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Spring 2017

    Posted by: H. Grace Shymanski /Thursday, June 15, 2017

    The current women’s basketball team for Indiana University continues to find success as more of the players are finding their place in women’s basketball history.

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  • Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Winter 2017

    Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Winter 2017

    Posted by: Mark Buxton, PhD /Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    Marco is located on Highway 67 in Greene County, about 30 miles northeast of Vincennes and about 95 miles southwest of Indianapolis. Highway 67 connects Vincennes and Indianapolis and turns into Kentucky Avenue on the southwest side of Indianapolis.
    Marco first played in the state tournament in 1913 losing to Gary, 28-8. There were no sectionals back in those days, all schools went straight to Bloomington for the state finals.

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