Far from the jaded professionals, the stories in Taylor Bell's Sweet Charlie, Dike, Cazzie, and Bobby Joe are of hungry young men playing their hearts out, where high-tops and high hopes inspire qhoop dreamsq from Peoria to Pinckneyville, and Champaign to Chicago. Bell, a lifelong fan and authority on high school basketball in Illinois for more than 40 years, brings together for the first time the stories of the great players, teams, and coaches from the 1940s through the 1990s.A graduate of Peoria Manual in 1955. A longtime friend of former Peoria Manual basketball coach Dick Van Scyoc. Now retired and living in Peoria. Interviewed via telephone on October 22, 2002. Weber, Bert. Former assistant basketballanbsp;...
|Title||:||Sweet Charlie, Dike, Cazzie, and Bobby Joe|
|Author||:||Taylor H. A. Bell|
|Publisher||:||University of Illinois Press - 2004|