1979 – In what many call Brickie Bowl’s greatest game, Hobart upsets #1 Penn, a team that would send six players from this game to play Division I football. In front of a reported 8,500 fans, the Brickies shock the state with a 27-20 victory over the Kingsmen. With the win, Hobart advanced to the state finals for the first of 11 times. (Click HEREto read/watch: “We Can Beat These Guys”)
1982- Sugar Ray Leonard retires from boxing for the first time in career.
1983- David Stern named NBA commissioner.
1984 – Michigan City Elston falls 21-13 at Brickie Bowl. With the win, Hobart captures their sixth consecutive regional championship.
1989- Milwaukee Bucks beat Seattle 155-154 in 5 OT’s. Dale Ellis, Supersonics, set NBA record by playing 69 minutes.
1990 – Hobart captures their 10th regional title (in 12 years) and improves to 12-0 on the season with a 14-13 victory over the Andrean 59ers at Father Eckert Field.
1993- Barry Bonds wins NL MVP for third time in last four seasons (.336 average, 46 HR’s, 123 RBI).
1995- Chicago Bulls defeat Cleveland Cavaliers on the road, first win of the NBA record 33 road wins in a season.
1996- Evander Holyfield recorded a TKO on Mike Tyson in the 11th round for the heavyweight title.
1999- Carlos Beltran wins AL Rookie of the Year (.293 average, 22 HR’s, 108 RBI).
2001 – Andrean shuts out Frankfort 10-0 to win the school’s second ever regional championship.
2004- Roger Clemens wins 7th Cy Young (18-4, 2.98 ERA, 218 strikeouts).
2007 – Kirk Kennedy’s Lowell Red Devils win their fourth regional, this one by a 20-13 score over Russ Radtke’s Griffith Panthers at the Boneyard.