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FOOTBALL: This Week in Region Football History

This Week (Sep. 22-28) in Region Football History

Hammond Tech won their first ever varsity football game – a 6-0 win over Whiting on Sep. 25, 1946

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Whiting defeated Clark 26-0 on Sep. 22 1934 in the first ever Battle of 119th Street

Gary Edison picked up the first victory in program history, defeating Woodrow Wilson High School 14-0 on Sep. 23, 1949

Gavit defeated Rensselaer 24-6 on Sep. 22 1962 for the first varsity football win in school history

Hanover Central earned their final victory before the program’s resurgence defeating North Newton 9-0 on Sept. 26 1970

Bishop Noll set a program high in both points and largest margin of victory with a 70-0 win over EC Washington on Sep. 24 1981

Ivan Zimmer won his first game as a head coach on Sep. 24 1982, as the Andrean 59ers defeated Michigan City Rogers 21-10

Roosevelt set a program high in points scored with a 68-14 win over Horace Mann on Sep. 23 2002

Morton set a program high in both points and largest margin of victory with a 69-0 win over Calumet on Sep. 27 2002

Andrean suffered one of their only two losses during the 2004 state championship season as Hobart defeated the Niners 20-7 on Sep. 24, 2004

Jeff Bean won his first game as a head coach on Sep. 22, 2006 as his Calumet Warriors defeated Lake Station 34-0

Wheeler set a program high in both points and largest margin of victory with a 75-0 win over River Forest on Sep. 26 2008

Lew Wallace picked up their final victory in program history, defeating Roosevelt 24-6 on Sep. 27 of last year

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