’84 CP champs to enter Hall of Fame
Star staff report December 23, 2013 12:08PM
Updated: December 23, 2013 12:09PM
The Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame announced Tuesday that the 1984 Crown Point undefeated state championship team will be inducted on April 26. Undefeated girls state champion teams are inducted as a group 30 years after the accomplishment.
The Bulldogs became the fifth undefeated IHSAA girls basketball state champions, capping a 26-0 season with a 55-54 overtime victory over Warren Central at Market Square Arena on Feb. 25, 1984.
Three members of that team have previously been inducted into the Hall of Fame — head coach Tom May and players Anne (Kvachkoff) Equihua and Nancy (Cowan) Eksten.
Fieldhouse-Merrillville leagues: Officials at the Fieldhouse-Merrillville will continue to accept applications for adult and youth winter basketball leagues through Dec. 27 for play that starts on Jan 5.
Both the adult league and the one for boys and girls in grades 3 to 12 will feature eight games, followed by a single-elimination tournament. Individuals and teams are encouraged to register.
The hoops action at the Fieldhouse-Merrillville (899 E. 99th Court) is set up for various divisions. All girls from grades 4 to 8 will play on Sunday afternoons starting Jan. 5. Boys in grades 3 to 5 will also play on that schedule.
Sixth grade boys will play Thursday evenings starting Jan. 9. Boys in seventh grade will hit the hardwood on Monday evenings starting on Jan. 6 and their eighth-grade counterparts will start their Wednesday schedule on Jan. 8.
High school and adult leagues will also tip off to play on Sunday afternoons starting on Jan. 5.
League costs are $495 per team or $125 for individual registration.
For more information, call 738-2424, or visit thefieldhouse-merrillville.com.