Once upon a time

March madness -This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," is of the Hinsdale Township High School 1909 basketball team. "The high school state basketball championship was won by this Hinsdale team in 1909. The 'largely self-coached' team had a season 22-3 record, outscoring their opponents 838 to 498. From left to right are (first row) Fred Bahlman and Woodbury Melcher; (second row) Fred Cortis, Gilbert Keith and Preston Davidson; (third row) Frank Dean and Arthur Collins.