Historic Hoosier Gyms: Discovering Bygone Basketball by Kyle Neddenriep PDF

By Kyle Neddenriep

ISBN-10: 1540224201

ISBN-13: 9781540224200

ISBN-10: 1596299460

ISBN-13: 9781596299467

Kick snow out of your footwear and step into the heat of the outdated Hoosier highschool basketball gymnasium, the place farmers in overalls line the court docket and scholars heckle referees from planks above the bleachers. Revisit a special period whilst approximately each city had a highschool and its personal basketball staff. The gyms featured right here not host highschool video games, yet after they have been domestic to the Ladoga Canners, the Mecca Arabs, the Roll pink Rollers, the Arlington pink Breezes, the Warren Lightning 5 and dozens extra. Now they're basic 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. sign up for the Indianapolis Star�s Kyle Neddenriep in this travel of 1 hundred former Hoosier highschool basketball gyms.

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