Due to the latest operating requirements coming from Governor Holcomb's Office, The Hoosier Gym will be closed until further notice.
We are sorry that this decision was necessary. A non-profit, like the Gym, operating only with volunteers does does not have the staff necessary to meet the requirements.
We fully understand the importance of keeping this, important to Indiana, tourist attraction available. We have established the following program in an attempt to allow interested parties the opportunity to visit. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 24 hours prior to desired visit. Call 765-571-9173 at least 2 hours prior to desired visit. There is no guarantee but we will make our best effort to find a volunteer for a potential visit. The more notice we have the better chance of finding a volunteer. Do not call the Hoosier Gym number as there will be no coverage.
Thank you for your understanding. Go Hickory!
Hoosier Gym excerpts from IBA Spectrum Awards Program
The Hoosier Gym Welcomes Philip Rivers to the Indianapolis Colts. The QB looks stylish in his Hickory short sleeve hoodie.
Memorial Brick Campaign The Memorial Brick Campaign has been delayed due to the fact that the Gym has been closed because of Covid. Since 2021 will be the 100th Anniversary of the Gym and the 35th Anniversary of Hoosiers we have made the decision to make the Memorial Brick placement a part of the year long celebration of the afore mentioned anniversaries. If that is not a satisfactory option for those who have purchased bricks please email email@example.com and a refund will be made. We are sorry for the delay but Covid was not in our plans.
Mr. & Miss Indiana Basketball 2020 Visit The Gym
"Hoosiers" Voted Best Sports Movie Ever Coach Norman Dale and Hickory have done it again. In a poll of Associated Press sportswriters and editors, the 1986 classic"Hoosiers" was voted the all-time best sports movie. The poll was released Friday, with Hoosiers receiving 46 votes among the panel of 70. All of the writers and editors voting in the poll are employed by the AP. The movie starred Gene Hackman as Dale and was loosely based on the 1954 Milan High School team that stunned its way to the Indiana state title, back in the days when everyone played in one classification -- stacking the odds against smaller schools such as Milan. Or in this case, Hickory. "Bull Durham" and "Rocky" tied for second place, with "Caddyshack" finishing fourth. The hockey classic "Slap Shot," rounded out the top five. But, man, those Hickory High Huskers remain at their best when it means the most. “If you put your effort and concentration into playing to your potential, to be the best that you can be, I don't care what the scoreboard says at the end of the game," Dale tells his troops. "In my book, we're gonna be winners."
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