What’s a Spanish Dog? In Logansport, Indiana, it is a tangy and mild sauce that has been topped on hot dogs for decades, making the town “The Spanish Dog Capital of the World”
On this week’s episode John Katz, president of the Columbia Fireflies joins the podcast to discuss the daily operations to the BullStreet District development, having Tim Tebow play for the club, and the brainstorming session to develop its Copa de la Diversión branding. Also, Dave traveled over 3000 miles (5000 kilometers) this past week to visit venues in Milwaukee, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Winnipeg, and Sault Ste. Marie. All that, and why Dan won’t attend WrestleMania this week on the Stadium Journey Podcast.
The North Side Gym is one of the classics of high school basketball in Indiana. It is the sixth largest high school hoops venue in the world and plays host to both Elkhart Memorial and Central High School. It also features the only video board in the state.
Hoosier Hysteria comes alive during the month of March with sectional, regional, and semi-state games taking place throughout the state of Indiana. One of those sites is the North Side Gymnasium in Elkhart, one of the granddaddies if high school hoops in the Hoosier state.
John E. Worthen Arena is the home of the Ball State Cardinals and found in the heart of the Ball State campus in Muncie, Indiana. Named for a former Ball State University President, the octagonal-shaped arena feels like big-time college basketball, without losing the small-town vibe.
Kokomo Memorial Gymnasium is the perfect sized facility for high school basketball in the state of Indiana. It is dripping with nostalgia, brimming with history, and is a wonderful place to watch basketball in the 21st century. If these walls could talk they would have a lot to say about the history of basketball.