Generation gap

Photo courtesy of New Prairie AthleticsNew Prairie football coach Russ Radtke, left, won his 368th career game Friday when the Cougars defeated Plymouth in the Class 4A Sectional 18 final. 

Ask knowledgeable Northwest Indiana prep football fans to click off a list of the most memorable game played in the Region and the 1995 "Mud Bowl" between Hobart and Griffith in the hallowed Brickie Bowl, a 14-13 upset that ended the previously-unbeaten Panthers season in the Class 4A regional, stands at or near the top of the list.

So what's a game 24 years ago have to do with Friday's regional clash between New Prairie and Hobart?

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