Even today, Greve descendants are bringing fame to Waveland and Montgomery County as Edna Mae’s grandson, Garrett Jones who was born in Harvey, IL, made a big hit with the Pittsburgh Pirates last season by coming up to the parent team from Indianapolis of the International League. Brought up in July, Jones hit 21 home runs, drove in 44 and had a batting average of .293. Jones was drafted in the 14th round by the Atlanta Braves and played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Miami Mar
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The Gymnasium in Waveland, Indiana originally opened in 1937 and housed the Hornets until Waveland High School closed in 1971.
It remained in use as an elementary school gym until Waveland Elementary closed in 1984.
Christian Webb gained access to photograph the gymnasium this Spring from the Alsip family, who bought the school and is in the process of turning it into “Schoolhouse Storage and Venues.”
The storage units are open, but the gymnasium is currently being repa
Jordan Archer was showing off some of his smooth moves with the ball Karter Knowling makes sure he is using the right techniques he learned during camp. Max Wilson concentrates on the hoop and of course, it was nothing but net when he realized the shot.
Two other Hornets who played with Harbison and were outstanding were Daryel Newell and Bill Wheeler. Newell was a classmate of Bob Harbison graduating in 1953. He played on five championship teams as the Hornets won the County and sectional in 1951, the sectional in 1952 and the County and sectional in 1953. Bill Wheeler was only 5’11” tall but he had the smoothest moves in the pivot of anyone I ever saw or played against. He was a deadly scorer from 15 feet on in. Wheel