Despite having produced two eventual Evansville College Hall-of-Famers in Gus Doerner and Harold Brown, the Mackey Aces had never won a sectional title. Located seven miles south of Oakland City in Gibson County, Mackey always had to contend with the big boys of Princeton and Owensville in the quest for that sectional championship.
Tigers symbolize power, passion, and bravery, always giving 100% in every endeavor and bouncing back for fresh challenges with an optimistic outlook and playful demeanor. The female Tigress is great with the young, likes to pamper herself, easily laughs at herself, and often flashes a bright, brilliant smile even in despair.
When you think of Barr Reeve sports and the many kids and families that have contributed to its success you cannot help but think of the Lester and Fannie Mae Knepp family of Montgomery.
With tip-off for the 1960 state basketball championship just minutes away, East Chicago Washington coach Johnnie Baratto did something unheard of. He changed his lineup.
The old building that was once Huntingburg’s new gymnasium in 1926 still stands on Highway 231 and heavy traffic passes by it every day. But few, if any, realize that something historic in the history of Indiana High School basketball took place there one March weekend in 1926.