Ric Schaekel grew up in Pittsboro, Indiana. He married his high school sweetheart, Margaret Wheatley. They have been married for fifty-four years. They have two children and four grandchildren. Ric’s careers included teaching and coaching, real estate sales, and sales of fund-raising programs to schools.
Ric Schaekel lived in Indiana, Florida, Tennessee, and now lives in Gainesville, Georgia. Margaret had a medical event six years ago which brought them to Georgia to be near their daughter and her family.
They experience many activities in their new community including choir, bible study, exercise, and entertainment at the clubhouse. They enjoy day trips and trips back to Indiana to see family and friends.
Indiana High School Basketball – Hoosier Hysteria – 50’s, 60’s, 70’s: Reflections of My Life as a Player and a Coach
The book explains the author’s diverse experiences in playing and coaching high school basketball. He played and coached in small Indiana towns during the 50s, 60s, and 70s.
In connection he feels with the movie HOOSIERS, he compares situations in his playing and coaching career with episodes that occurred in the movie.
He also shares his testimony as to how a medical difficulty which occurred six years ago to his wife has brought them closer together and closer to the Lord.
If you enjoy the movie Hoosiers, comeback stories, love stories and stories of people over coming adversity, you should connect with this book.