Keeping the Nostalgia Alive Show!

October 30, 2019

John Olsen and his life in Basketball, Loogootee, Indiana and Beyond!

Dr. John Olsen, seen in the front row 2nd to the right, while playing on the Freshmen team at Indiana University, Coach Bob Knights 1st year at IU. John shares his story about being a Manager during the 1969-1970 Loogootee Lion Final Four Season and then playing for Coach Butcher the following season. Not only did he play for the one time winningest Indiana high school basketball coach of all-time...Coach Jack Butcher, but he also was coached by the one time winningest college basketball Coach of all-time...Coach Bob Knight! Just an incredible story about his path to becoming a successful Psychologist for over 35 years. It's what he learned on his path thru the game of basketball that has led to his success in life! This is Part 1 of a two part interview, we will discuss more about his passion today, about his book..."Just a Little Bitty Skinny Kid", and that senior year at Loogootee high school in Part 2. Enjoy, if you'd like our work and would like to donate or advertise with us...please email us at or Thank you for your support. Stay tuned on 11/13 for Part 2, follow us at 

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