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  • Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Summer 2018

    Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Summer 2018

    Posted by: Del Harris /Wednesday, August 29, 2018

    On November 1, 1946 in Toronto, Canada, the New York Knickerbockers were in town to play the Toronto Huskies in what is now considered the first NBA game, even though the league was actually named the Basketball Association of America (BAA) for the first four seasons. That was a momentous event, considering how much a part of American life the NBA has become.

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  • Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Spring 2018

    Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Spring 2018

    Posted by: W. Timothy Wright /Tuesday, June 5, 2018

    Regional, Here We Come!, “Thelma!” Frankie nearly shouted into the phone. “We’re in the top 10 teams in Indiana! We’re ranked at #10, Vincennes is ranked #9, and Ft. Wayne South is #1! Can you believe this?”

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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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