He remembers the overwhelming emotion he felt when he walked through tunnel and onto the field of the Hoosier Dome and the superstar feeling of riding on the firetrucks through downtown Goshen the next day as a champion.
For him, two-and-half decades doesn’t seem that far off.
“Twenty-five years later some of the memories are still there like it was yesterday,” Schmucker said. “...It is just a great feeling knowing that we were all a part of such a great accomplishment for ourselves and the community.”
There’s no doubt.
Michael Wanbaugh is a 1990 graduated of Goshen High School and has been managing editor of The Goshen News since 2008.