At the age of 68, remembering things is a problem. Oft times, when descending the stairs at home, I have forgotten my purpose upon reaching the bottom.
In a letter from R. Robison, was a newspaper clipping from the Bloomington Herald-Telephone (March 6, 2003 - page 1B) recalling Edgewood High School's first sectional championship.
While reading it, I recollected that I had seen this team play in the 1993 regional at Hulman Arena in Terre Haute. Simultaneously, the cerebellum, cerebrum, medulla oblongata or whatever part of the brain it is that re-energizes past events really started kicking in, making other dormant memories issue forth. (1) The hotdogs at Hulman had been the best I had consumed, with the exception of Briggs Stadium (later Tiger Stadium) in Detroit; (2) I had met B. Michael McCormick for the first time and he had passes to the hospitality room, where we munched on goodies between games; (3) The energetic but well behaved Edgewood fans, had seemed more like a family than unruly fans. After all, it was the first regional in school history and (4) I recalled that one of the Edgewood starters had been quite animated - a cheerleader on the floor. Although he had seemed, to me, a bit flaky, the crowd had loved him and he, by no means, had been a slacker.
There is more to tell about Edgewood, but my gray matter is emitting signals from another era over 50 years in the past.