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EC Roosevelt Girls Take The Stage
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Merriam-Webster defines dynasty as “a family, team, that is very powerful or successful for a long period of time.” 41 years after girls basketball became an official IHSAA sport, the East Chicago Roosevelt girls basketball program from 1976 through 1979 … Read More

2007 EC Central – One Team, One Community
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March 24, 2007: A day East Chicago fans had waited for since the opening of Central High School in the fall of 1986. It was a perfect day for basketball in Indianapolis. A day that belonged to East Chicago. 17,997 … Read More

1971 EC Washington – Once in a Generation
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Winning teams are tradition in East Chicago. And nobody did it better than East Chicago Washington in 1971. “A team for the ages”, “greatest of all time” – these are a couple of the superlatives often heard and debated when … Read More

1970 EC Roosevelt – Roughriders Perfect Season
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It takes years to build the foundation for a perfect season. Coach Bill Holzbach’s 1970 East Chicago Roosevelt team was certainly no exception to this. In winning the state championship with a perfect 28-0 record they became the fourth team … Read More

1960 EC Washington – Setting the Standard
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1960 East Chicago Washington team captain Ron Divjak grew up in a time where everyone played basketball in the alleys and playgrounds hoping to become the next great high school player. Families huddled around the radio listening to the high … Read More