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.
The weekend of Nov. 29 was a watershed moment for celebrating great high school basketball in the Hoosier state.
GARY | Willie Merriweather should be a bitter man.
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.
Chuck Hughes believes the 1955 Gary Roosevelt and Indianapolis Attucks basketball teams have been kicked aside like an old pair of shoes.
Cincinnati basketball player Oscar Robertson is shown here in February 1959.
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.
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.
Follow The Times
- 1 Region doctor, children killed in I-65 crash
- 2 Feds: Lake Station mayor gambled away campaign, food pantry cash
- 3 Babysitter admits to beating 4-year-old boy
- 4 Suburban man shot in home invasion after win at Horseshoe casino
- 5 Lake Station mayor, wife, stepdaughter plead not guilty to corruption charges
Are you looking to have a real estate auction? Contact Bednar Auction Services at 312-805-1809 today.
Visit our website at: www.bednarauctions.com for the most upd…
Heating your pool is a wise investment as it increases its val…
We invite you to experience the new Briar Ridge.
Thank you for your interest.
Our experienced technicians will professionally diagnose and r…
Should Indiana switch to open primary elections?