Historic Hoosier Gyms: Discovering Bygone Basketball by Kyle Neddenriep

By Kyle Neddenriep

Kick snow out of your sneakers and step into the heat of the previous Hoosier highschool basketball fitness center, the place farmers in overalls line the courtroom and scholars heckle referees from planks above the bleachers. Revisit a different period whilst approximately each city had a highschool and its personal basketball crew. The gyms featured right here not host highschool video games, yet when they have been domestic to the Ladoga Canners, the Mecca Arabs, the Roll purple Rollers, the Arlington crimson Breezes, the Warren Lightning 5 and dozens extra. Now they're trouble-free faculties, neighborhood facilities, hearth stations, church buildings. a few are houses. unfortunately, others are losing away. yet once more, the ball thuds in those gyms. The screams reverberate. The whistles blow. subscribe to the Indianapolis Star�s Kyle Neddenriep in this journey of 1 hundred former Hoosier highschool basketball gyms.

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