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Gary chamber looks back at ’50s

Gary chamber looks back at ’50s

GARY │ The Gary Chamber of Commerce on Monday took a step back to 1955, particularly to the Gary Roosevelt and Indianapolis Attucks basketball teams playing in the high school state championship game.

February 10, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: 1955 hoops game made history for U.S., Indiana

GUEST COMMENTARY: 1955 hoops game made history for U.S., Indiana

The weekend of Nov. 29 was a watershed moment for celebrating great high school basketball in the Hoosier state.

January 07, 2014 12:00 am
AL HAMNIK: 'Forgotten Hoosier' Merriweather has no time for bitterness

AL HAMNIK: 'Forgotten Hoosier' Merriweather has no time for bitterness

GARY | Willie Merriweather should be a bitter man.

November 30, 2013 7:15 pm Photos

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Barnett, Robertson have become teammates in history

Barnett, Robertson have become teammates in history

GARY | Dick Barnett skipped the prom during his senior year at Roosevelt. As classmates in tuxedos passed on their way to the dance, he was outside playing basketball alone, practicing his fade-away jump shot.

November 29, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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'Forgotten' Hoosier stars to be honored at Lakeshore Classic

Chuck Hughes believes the 1955 Gary Roosevelt and Indianapolis Attucks basketball teams have been kicked aside like an old pair of shoes.

November 28, 2013 5:30 pm
Oscar Robertson, University of Cincinnati

Oscar Robertson, University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati basketball player Oscar Robertson is shown here in February 1959.

November 20, 2013 2:39 pm

KEN KARRSON: The 'Big O' wants his dough

Surprising as it may seem to people under the age of 35, NBA excellence was in evidence prior to Michael Jordan's ascent to the top of the basketball world in the 1990s.

March 16, 2011 5:00 pm

Barnett was more than the pride of the Panthers on the court

The brightest star in the galaxy shined brightly that night. Of course this was back when Hoosier basketball was Hoosier basketball - before the morons outflanked the game and legislated it into powdered recollections.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
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