The largest high school gymnasium in the world is in New Castle, Indiana. Built in 1959 during the fieldhouse boom in Indiana, the building still packs in 9,000 plus for various games including sectionals and regionals. The massive size of the facility is jarring enough, imagine being a 16-year-old kid playing in front of a college like atmosphere.
The New Castle Fieldhouse is the largest basketball gymnasium in the world, but on a March night during sectional play, a crowd of close to 9,000 were on hand to provide the thesis for Hoosier Hysteria.
Peoria has been supporting hockey since 1982 and no matter what league the team plays in, they have already been part of four separate leagues, the fans show up and make their presence felt throughout the game.
The Carver Arena is an oldie, but a goldy for basketball in Peoria. The Bradley Braves are always a good show to watch in the area and with unobstructed views, a great place to enjoy the game from anywhere in the building.
Jeffersonville High School has a rich basketball tradition dating back to 1902. The Red Devils call William S. Johnson Arena it’s home court and provide winning basketball throughout the season.