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Hoosiers Star Steve Hollar Profiled by Chicago ABC Affiliate

March 6, 1987

March 6, 1987, Greencastle, Ind. - "One of the stars of the hot new movie Hoosiers has deep basketball roots in Indiana," reported John Drury tonight on Chicago ABC affiliate WLS-TV. DePauw University sophomore Steve Hollar portrays Rade, the rebel on a basketball team which is coached by Gene Hackman in the movie. "Tonight (Hollar) was on the courts for real in Chicago, competing with his college team in an NCAA tournament," noted the news anchor.

A report by Paul Meincke followed, which included a look at how the big screen success of Hoosiers has affected Hollar, whose Tigers are vying for a Division III championship.

The report is embedded below.

Also available is this previous story.

Source: WLS (ABC)/Chicago