First mention of March Madness in relation to basketball

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First mention of March Madness in relation to basketball - INDIANA'S HIGH SCHOOLS BEGIN STRETCH DRIVE...
INDIANA'S HIGH SCHOOLS BEGIN STRETCH DRIVE Holiday Season Over for State Basketball Teams; No Rest Now Until After "March Madness." INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 4. (AP) Holiday tournaments over, Indiana's Indiana's high school basketball teams this week settle into the home stretch before the annual "March madness" the state tournament. tournament. Although numerous county tournaments tournaments will be held during the next few weeks, the Christmas and New Year holidays cut appreciably appreciably into the schedule of major jousts and only a few remain remain before the deadline falls February 1 for all tournaments other than the I. H. S. A. A. sweepstakes. A tournament which has attained attained increasing importance in recent years the Wabash valley championships still remains to be played. Nearly one hundred teams of western Indiana and eastern Illinois will swing into action in a series of preliminary tournaments tournaments January 22 and 23, and the winners will meet in the Wabash Wabash valley finals at Terre Haute January 29 and 30. The Indianapolis city tournament, tournament, another outstanding tourney tourney yet unplayed, will be held at Technical high's gym January 15 and 16. Along with hundreds of other teams, unbeaten Frankfort returns to action Friday night at Lafayette Lafayette against Jefferson high of that city. The state champion Hot Dogs edged past Kokomo, 18 to 13, in their only game last week to maintain their perfect record. Bedford, another major undefeated undefeated team, also buckles on its harness after a long holiday layoff layoff to meet New Albany on the Bedford floor. Still another undefeated undefeated quintet, Wabash, winner of a four-team four-team four-team tournament at Warsaw Warsaw Saturday, makes a long trip to Jeffersonville for a game Friday Friday night. VinceVmes, which came to the front by winning four games last week, including the annual "big four" tourney at Washington, goes to Sullivan Friday night. Shortridge high of Indianapolis its record of six straight victories victories blasted by a city foe. Technical-faces Technical-faces Technical-faces Technical-faces the strong Martinsville Martinsville team Friday while Technical plays Rushville. Tech atso has a tough opponent Saturday evening in Logansport. which swept a tournament at Anderson New Year's day in which Anderson, New Castle and Muncie also participated. participated. The Logansport Berries, victorious victorious in ten of their eleven games this season, meet Anderson Wednesday Wednesday night. Emerson of Gary, which broke Into the limelight as the Calumet district's outstanding team by victories victories last week which included the championship of a four-team four-team four-team tourney at Gary, will meet Washington Washington of East Chicago Saturday. Emerson has won seven of its eight games. "CIVIL WAR" Several more important "civil war" battles are on tap this week with games scheduled Friday night between North Side and South Side of Fort Wayne, Central Central and Reitz of Evansville and Manual and Cathedral of Indianapolis. Indianapolis. Saturday night. Memorial and Bosse of Evansville will tangle. tangle. The week's headliners: TUESDAY NIGHT Greensburg at New Castle Valparaiso at Horace Mann (Gary). Bluffton at Decatur. WEDNESDAY NIGHT Anderson at Logansport. Connersville at Martinsville. Rushville at Shelbyville. Rochester at Peru. Fit ID AY NKiHT Washington Undpls) at Alexandria. Alexandria. Richmond at Anderson. Decatur at Auburn. New Albany at Bedford. Bicknell at Washington. Wiley (Terre Haute) at Bloom-Held. Bloom-Held. Bloom-Held. Greencnstle at Brazil Columbus at Connersville. Noblesville at Crawfordsville. Monticello at Delphi. Roosevelt (East Chicago) at Wallace (Gary). Hammond at Washington (East Chicago). Michigan City at Elkhart. Central (Evansville) at Rcitz (Evansville). Central (Fort Wayne) at Hari-ford Hari-ford Hari-ford City. South Side (Fort Wayne) at North Side (Fort Wayne). Frankfort at Jefferson (Lafayette). (Lafayette). Shelbyville at Franklin. Laporte at Goshen. Greenfield at Greensburg. Manual Undpls) at Cathedral (Indpls). Shortridge Undpls) at Martinsville. Martinsville. Technical Undpls) at Rushvill;. Wabash at Jeffersonville. Kokomo at New Castle. Lebanon at Lapel. Muncie at Marion. Peru at Tipton. Bloomington at Princeton. Brownstown at Seymour. Vincennes at Sullivan. Oblong, 111., at Garfield (Terre Haute). Mishawaka at Rochester. Nappanee at Central (South Bend). Bambridge at Clinton. Columbia City at Kendallville. Huntington at Winamac. Salem at Jasper. SATURDAY NIGHT Cathedral (Indpls) at Danville. Logansport at Technical Undpls). Bloomfleld at Sullivan. Washington at New Albany. Roosevelt (East Chicago) at Hammond. Emerson (Gary) at Washington (East Chicago). Elkhart at Warsaw. Memorial (Evansville) at Bosse (Evansville). Michigan City at South Side

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  1. Journal and Courier,
  2. 05 Jan 1937, Tue,
  3. Page 13

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