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DID YOU KNOW: Facts About Legendary Brickie Bowl

Location: Center and 4th St. Hobart, IN.
(behind middle school)

Construction completed: 1939

Original Capacity: 1000

Cost: Approx. $30,000

First known use of term “Brickie Bowl”: 1942

First game: Sept. 15, 1939 vs. Gary Lew Wallace (Brickies lost 44-0)

First playoff game: Nov. 2, 1979 vs. Munster (Hobart 35 Munster 30)

Final regular season game: Oct. 17, 2008 vs. Highland (Hobart 56 Highland 6)

Final playoff game: Oct. 24, 2008 vs. West Side (Hobart 59 West Side 12)

Capacity: Approx 6000 (with standing room only-8500)

71 Game Home winning-streak:
Started Oct. 14, 1977 – Hobart 14 Michigan City Rogers 7

Ended: 1988 vs Chesterton

First time flooded: 1954

Last time flooded: 2008

Total floods: 8

*Hobart football program suspended from competition for entire 1940 season for participating in illegal summer scrimmages.

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