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June 13, 2014

Party planned for 60th anniversary of Milan victory

Team members from Milan’s 1954 high school basketball team will be gathering in Milan Saturday, June 21, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the year they won the Indiana state basketball championship against Muncie Central High School.

A parade, autograph signing, street dance and special dinner are all part of the celebration, and everyone is welcome to join in the party, which will be focused around the Milan ‘54 Hoosiers Museum, 201 W. Carr St.

1954 teammates expected at the event include Glen Butte, Ray Craft, Jinky Craft, Rollin Cutter, Barter Dobson, Clarence Kelly, Pat Marshall, Bobby Plump, Roger Schroder, Ken Wendelman, Gene White and Bob Wichmann. Mary Lou Wood, coach Marvin Wood’s widow, will be another guest.

The parade is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m., and antique cars and community groups are welcome to join in (please, no politics). Free Masons from the coach’s hometown of Morristown will be honoring his memory with the Murat Shrine Veteran Car Club, and possibly some other Shriners groups. The planned route is from the Milan High School parking lot, across State Road 101, and down Main Street, then on to Carr Street, and around the block, behind the Milan ‘54 Hoosiers Museum. Those wanting to be in the parade should call the Ripley County Tourism Bureau at 812-689-7431.

An autograph session will begin as soon as the parade is over in the Milan Town Hall on Carr Street. Persons who pay the $15 admission will get all the autographs of the 1954 team present on up to three items.

Games will be held on Carr Street in front of the museum, and will include a hula hoop contest. Batesville dance instructor Lydia Woodward will be giving 1950s dance lessons in front of the band tent from 2-2:30 p.m. for anyone who wants to learn some new “old” moves.

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