History Magazine

Indiana Basketball History Magazine – Spring 2020

June 10, 2020

One Unforgettable Season in the Golden Era of Indiana High School Basketball

By Dr. Rex Wells

Sixty-three years ago, residents of the “twin cities” of French Lick and West Baden Springs, known as the “Valley,” woke up to the beginning of an unforgettable basketball season.  The 1957-58 season was extraordinary in that it revived the spirit of the two towns.  The impact of that once-in-a-lifetime experience has been memorable and lasting. 

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