Monthly Archives: March 2015

PRIDE OF THE PURPLE: NORTHWESTERN ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTS THREE NEW MEMBERS

BY DEAN HOCKNEY KOKOMO, Ind. – One year ago, Northwestern High School Athletic Director Dan Armstrong decided the school needed to permanently preserve its rich athletic heritage. As a result, he founded the Northwestern Athletic Hall of Fame with charter … Continue reading

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OBITUARY FOR GENE F. CONARD, HOWARD COUNTY SPORTS HOF CLASS OF 2007

Gene F. Conard, Kokomo, died peacefully at St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo, on March 22, 2015. Born in Elwood, IN. on Sept. 5, 1929, Gene was the son of John and Eva Conard. His parents and a brother, George, preceded him … Continue reading

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WE LOST A GREAT ONE SUNDAY: REMEMBERING GENE CONARD

THE DEAN’S LIST BY DEAN HOCKNEY A few tears came to my eyes as I watched the last of the NCAA basketball games Sunday night. No, not because my Hoosiers lost or Butler fell. It was because the sports scene … Continue reading

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