An era came to an end in Bradley last week. Assuming that the construction of the new gym is completed as planned, the evening of Tuesday, February 7, 2012, saw the last regularly scheduled home game in the 1962 gymnasium, with the Bradley Senior Boys defeating the Horatio Senior Boys.
The first game in the 1962 gym was played in the fall of that year, with the Bright Star Junior Boys defeating the Bradley Junior Boys, 26–22.
Below are some photos taken during and immediately after the final home game last week.
For the benefit of those who may not be close enough to Bradley to see the progress on the new gym, here are two photos which may give some perspective on that progress.
The first photo was taken on June 12, 2011:
And the photo below, taken on January 29, 2012, from approximately the same angle, shows the completed slab of the building: