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100 Years in 100 Days's 1970 - 1979 Headlines


 

Favorite Memories: Anderson-Highland game, 1979

March 24, 2010 • 100 Years in 100 Days

Submitted by David Fatzinger, Anderson High School graduate   More »

Favorite Memories: New Albany's 1973 championship

March 19, 2010 • 100 Years in 100 Days

Submitted by Babette Overman, from Coach Kirby Overman's private collection   More »

31 YEARS AGO (1979): Muncie Central 64, Anderson 60

March 19, 2010 • 100 Years in 100 Days

Muncie Central not only became the first school in IHSAA history to win back-to-back championships twice, but also captured their seventh state title on March 24, 1979   More »

32 YEARS AGO (1978): Muncie Central 65, Terre Haute South 64 (overtime)

March 19, 2010 • 100 Years in 100 Days

Winter storms and the energy crunch, prompted by the coal miners' strike, caused the 1978 Tournament to be the longest in the 68-year history of the event. Muncie Central won the championship in a sizzling overtime win over Terre Haute South by a score of 65-64.   More »

33 YEARS AGO (1977): Carmel 53, East Chicago Washington 52

March 19, 2010 • 100 Years in 100 Days

Carmel was in control most of the second half in one of the most inspiring final game performances since Milan's Cinderella team shocked highly favored Muncie Central in 1954   More »

34 YEARS AGO (1976): Marion 62, Rushville 76

March 19, 2010 • 100 Years in 100 Days

Marion became the eighth team in Indiana high school basketball history to win back-to-back state championships and Bill Green became the fifth coach to win three or more titles   More »

35 YEARS AGO (1975): Marion 58, Loogootee 46

March 19, 2010 • 100 Years in 100 Days

A well-balanced team attack enabled the Giants to overcome little Loogootee and its slowdown "give and go" offense   More »

36 YEARS AGO (1974): Fort Wayne Northrop 59, Jeffersonville 56

March 19, 2010 • 100 Years in 100 Days

Fort Wayne Northrop, only three years old, won its first state basketball championship at Indiana University Assembly Hall on March 23, 1974   More »

37 YEARS AGO (1973): New Albany 84, South Bend Adams 79

March 19, 2010 • 100 Years in 100 Days

New Albany, Indiana's oldest high school, won its first state basketball title on March 17, 1973   More »

38 YEARS AGO (1972): Connersville 80, Gary Westside 63

March 19, 2010 • 100 Years in 100 Days

This was Connersville's third trip to the Final Four   More »

39 YEARS AGO (1971): East Chicago Washington 70, Elkhart 60

March 19, 2010 • 100 Years in 100 Days

East Chicago Washington came through with flying colors to become the fifth unbeaten team in 61 years, and the third in a row, to win the title   More »

40 YEARS AGO (1970): East Chicago Roosevelt 76, Carmel 62

March 19, 2010 • 100 Years in 100 Days

East Chicago Roosevelt became the fourth unbeaten team in 60 years to win the Indiana High School Basketball Tournament   More »

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