Valparaiso honored two of its most celebrated basketball players - Bryce Drew and Bruce Lindner - by retiring their jersey, No. 24, prior to the Crusaders' win over Green Bay Wednesday night.
To celebrate the Hall-of-Fame career of an all-time Bears great, we take a look back at the top five moments in Brian Urlacher's career — with four honorable mentions — for No. 54:
Jane Walsh-Brown, current curator for the Westchester Township History Museum, stands last month in front of a signature quilt made in 1896. Walsh-Brown, who is retiring at the end of the year, will receive a state award next month.
Curator Jane Walsh-Brown stands in front of a signature quilt made in 1896 and displayed as part of her final curated exhibit at the Westchester Township History Museum in Chesterton. Walsh-Brown has served the Westchester Public Library for 36 years.
Curator Jane Walsh-Brown stands in front of a signature quilt made in 1896 and displayed as part of her final curated exhibit at the Westchester Township History Museum in Chesterton.
Jane Walsh-Brown, curator for the Westchester Township History Museum, looks at her final curated show, My Favorite Things: A Retirement Exhibit, at the museum in Chesterton.
Jane Walsh-Brown will retire at the end of this year after 36 years with the Westchester Public Library in Chesterton. She is the library's assistant director as well as the curator for the Westchester Township History Museum. Walsh-Brown said she will continue to volunteer to help the museum.
Curator Jane Walsh-Brown stands near the Westchester Township History Museum exhibit, My Favorite Things: A Retirement Exhibit, which contains items from the 55 temporary exhibitions Walsh-Brown has been a part of since the museum opened in 1996 in Chesterton. She is retiring from the museum…
Newly announced Valparaiso University head men's basketball coach Bryce Drew, right, stands with his father and former head men's basketball coach Homer Drew after taking over the position, Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
Newly announced Valparaiso University head men's basketball coach Bryce Drew talks about taking over the position from his father Homer Drew during a press conference on campus, Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
Valparaiso University head men's basketball coach Bryce Drew, center, talks during his introductory news conference in May. With him are athletic director Mark LaBarbera, left, and VU President Mark Heckler.
Former University head men's basketball coach Homer Drew, center, stands with his two sons Scott, left, and Bryce, earlier this year. Bryce took over the head coaching position at VU in May from his father. Scott is the head men's basketball coach at Baylor University.
Former Valparaiso University head men's basketball coach Homer Drew, left, hugs his son, Bryce, before Bryce is announced as the next VU men's basketball coach, Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
George Thiel will retire after 60 years of service with the Griffith Fire Department. He has served as the town's fire chief since 1983. Firefighting and emergency response have changed over the last six decades, Thiel said. "The training has vastly improved. It's a good thing because there …
George Thiel joined Griffith's volunteer Fire Department in 1952. He became head of the department in 1983.
George Thiel, second from right in the front row, poses with other Griffith firefighters in this photo from 1952, the year he joined the department.
Griffith Fire Chief George Thiel joined the town's Fire Department in 1952. He credits Milford Christenson, of Christenson Chevrolet in Highland, for giving him the chance to be a part of the fire force. Christenson allowed Thiel and other volunteer firefighters who worked at the Highland de…
Fire Chief George Thiel plans to retire after serving the Griffith Fire Department for 60 years.
Eric Matan holds Debi Lunsford's old American flag that was replaced with a new one Monday.
Debi Lunsford, right, and her fiance, Eric Matan, retire her old faded American flag and replace it with a new one Monday.
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