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Blueprint for urban rising

Blueprint for urban rising

In the early era of Indiana high school football, the champions resided in the city.

Lew Wallace's Templin showed it can be done in the city

Lew Wallace's Templin showed it can be done in the city

The greatest football players in region history grew up in concrete neighborhoods with cracked asphalt instead of grass and subdivisions. They were city slickers, not suburban hicksters.

Hammond's Schreiber plans to wake up the echos

Hammond's Schreiber plans to wake up the echos

HAMMOND | Eric Schreiber was on the sidelines, wearing black and gold. It was Nov. 3, 2000 inside a jam-packed Boneyard in Griffith.

Morton's football success against suburban powers has nothing to do with speed

Morton's football success against suburban powers has nothing to do with speed

HAMMOND | The Morton Governors went 7-6 last autumn. It was the most losses the program had had since 2004. Yet, the Govs got hot at the right time and won their third straight sectional title.

E.C.'s Adams working to bring Cardinals' football back

E.C.'s Adams working to bring Cardinals' football back

EAST CHICAGO | You could hear echos from the footsteps. Or the drip from a leaking faucet down the way. Or a fly buzzing around the all-but-empty weight room at E.C. Central High School.

West Side works hard to keep the Cougars at home

West Side works hard to keep the Cougars at home

GARY | This is a story Hollywood could be interested in: a young, aspiring teenage football player in a broken, urban environment decides to stay home to play high school football instead of fleeing to the bright lights and pep bands of the suburbs.

JIM PETERS: Realignment could enhance region football's chances

The road to a sectional title has become one game shorter for teams in Class 5A and the newly-minted 6A, but the path of least resistance in the region may actually be in 2A.

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