Mike Heineman - Spartan, Badger, Indiana All-Star, 1983 IHSAA State Champion - A Conversation

April 26th, 2017

A great conversation with Mike Heineman! 1983 Indiana All-Star, 1983 Connersville State Championship, and then went on to have a great career as a Wisconsin Badger. nothing like basketball from the state of Indiana! Sit back, relax, share, and enjoy this outstanding trip down memory lane! Don't forget to support our sponsors - TheDunkCollection.com and check out Land of Mini Basketball Courts on facebook!! Thanks for all of your support!!! Billy

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A Conversation with Coach George Griffith - An Indiana High School Basketball Coaching Legend!!

April 17th, 2017

1992 IHSAA Boys Basketball State Championship Coach George Griffith (SB Adams, LaSalle, and Richmond) joins us to help keep the nostalgia alive! Coach Griff a member of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame talks with us about where he got started, how he got started, and his legendary career as a high school basketball coach in the great state of Indiana! From Brighton High School - Ball State - soccer - golf -basketball. A great story from a good and humble man. You have to listen to the very end when he tells a story about himself and Coach Basil Mawbey from Connersville! Please check out our sponsors website - Thedunkcollection.com. He also chats about coaching two outstanding Indiana Mr. Basketball award winners. Sit back, relax, listen, share, and enjoy!!! Check out all of our other shows @keepingthenostalgiaalive.podbean.com and Spreaker.com/ktna.

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Banner Up, a conversation with Coach Chris Hawkins and his 2017 3A State Champion Crispus Attucks Tigers

April 10th, 2017

A fun conversation with this newly crowned Indiana high school basketball state championship coach!! 58 years had gone by since the last Crispus Attucks High School basketball State championship banner had been raised, that long drought is over!!! enjoy!!! check out our site Keepingthenostalgiaalive.podbean.com, Spreaker.com/ktna, and our Facebook Pages - Indiana Basketball Memories Website, Hoosier Hysteria, Hoosier, and Broad Ripple Athletics History! Our program will have a sponsor his coming May 1st - Thedunkcollection.com! We are alwys looking for donations to help keep the nostalgia alive, become a patron...

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Crispus Attucks - 1955 - Flying Tiger John Gipson Joins Us And Helps Keep The Nostalgia Alive!

March 30th, 2017

John Gipson seen on the right in the photo joins us to discuss the dominating Crispus Attucks Flying Tigers! Last Saturday the Crispus Attucks Tigers closed a 58 year title drought by winning the 2017 3A Indiana High School Basketball State Championship! John Gipson along with a few other Attucks Legends were there to talk to the team and cheer them on to victory. When you discuss the first all black state championship team in the United States, jealousy and racism are a part of that history. John discusses that along with many other stories (including stories of the best player to play Indiana high school basketball - Oscar Robertson) of playing high school basketball for one of the most dominating high school basketball teams of all time!!!

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Richard Gill Of Montezuma - A conversation about Indiana High School Basketball and beyond. Part 1

March 30th, 2017

Absolutely nothing like Indiana high school basketball. Coach Gill played both basketball and baseball at Montezuma high school, went on to write for the Statesman (Indiana State University paper) and coached high school basketball in both Indiana and Georgia. A fantastic storyteller about small town Indiana high school basketball, sit back and listen as we have a discussion in part one of a two part interview! 

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Gus Gerard an interview about basketball, Virginia, the ABA, and NBA!

March 23rd, 2017

This boy could jump! Gus grew up in Uniontown - Pennsylvania, played his college ball at Virginia, and spent several years in the ABA and NBA. A great conversation about the game he loves, the life he lived, and the life that is now! If you get a chance look for the 30 for 30 documentry by ESPN for an amazing recollection on the Spirits of St. Louis "Free Spirits" Just an amazing documentary on that team and the ABA.

 

 

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Steve Risley and his take on Coach Bob Knight, the Hoosier coaching search, the NCAA Tournament, and his selection for induction into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame!

March 20th, 2017

Steve Risley is pasionate about the game of basketball - especially when it comes to the Hoosier basketball program! He talks with us about the reunion of his 1981 NCAA Championship team, this years NCAA tourney, Indiana Basketball today in the aftermath of Coach Tom Crean being fired, and his induction into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame!!! I did my homework and did not ask him about the elelphant (Steve Alford) in the room coaching candidiate!!! As you see in the photo Assembly hall is being built, how long will it take this basketball program to be rebuilt under a new coach??? Check out all of our shows @Keepingthenostalgiaalive.podbean.com and Spreaker.com/KTNA! Become a patron and sponsor our program inbox us at Billy@keepingthenostalgiaalive.com for details!

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Interview with a Legend! Bobby Plump joins us for over an hour!

March 13th, 2017

Basketball royalty and an Indiana Legend, Bobby Plump talks basketball with us for over an hour! Some of it I knew, some of it I didn't, and all of it you will enjoy! Sit back, relax, and enjoy a conversation with Bobby Plump!!! A big thank yo to Kent Olinger for the assist in getting it set-up!

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Indiana 1976 NCAA Perfection And 1981 NCAA Champions! By Don Fischer

March 12th, 2017

Sit back and enjoy highlights of the 1976 and 1981 Indiana University NCAA Mens Basketball Championships! I remember listnening to both seasons with the incredible voice of Don Fischer!!! 

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Author Jeff Rasley joins us to discuss his book on Indiana Native, All-star, and Hoosier John Ritter!

January 3rd, 2017

What an amazing book, Author Jeff Rasley joins us to discuss his book on Goshen native, Indiana All-Star, and Indiana University basketball Hoosier - John Ritter. What an amazing and informative read. Don't you sometimes hear a name and wonder what became of them? Rasley does an amazing job with writing about Ritter, his comparison to the Clair Bee book series and Chip Hilton character to his amazing research in finding Ritter and what he does today! I've read numerous books, but this one captivated me from beginning to end!!!! You can get his book on Amazon.com and you can check out his other works at JeffRasley.com.

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