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  • Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Summer 2019

    Posted by: John W. Dyar, Richard A. Dyar & Glenda Winders-Allen /Friday, August 30, 2019

    Nowhere was Indiana’s passion for basketball more evident than at Spencer High School between the years 1915 and 1970.

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  • Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Fall 2018

    Indiana Basketball History Magazine - Fall 2018

    Posted by: Rob Hunter /Tuesday, November 6, 2018

    “When I first started researching this book, started asking sportswriters and athletic directors if they knew of any obscure outposts of Hoosier Hysteria, the name Rossville came up over and over. Rossville is the real deal.”     From HOOSIER HYSTERIA ROAD BOOK: A Guide to the Byways of Indiana High School Basketball (2001), by Dale Lawrence.
    Time is memory’s enemy, but I remember. It was late July, 1971. My mother, my sister, and I were heading west on SR 26 toward Lafayette. 

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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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