Top 25 sports stories revealed

The greatest sports story in Indiana history has up for debate.

Thanks to a vote from the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association, not only was the top story decided, but the top 25 sports stories in state history. No. 1 likely will not come as a surprise.

Here is the list:

25. Franklin’s Wonder Five

24. Washington’s Zeller Family

23. Rod Woodson

22. Purdue’s Cradle of Quarterbacks

21. Notre Dame basketball snaps UCLA 88-game win streak

20. Knute Rockne

19. Tony Hinkle

18. Rick Mount

17. Pacers reach 2000 NBA Finals

16. Butler reaches back-to-back NCAA championship games

15. ABA Pacers

14. IU goes to 1967 Rose Bowl

13. Damon Bailey

12. John Wooden

11. Mark Spitz

10. Larry Bird

9. Peyton Manning

8. Notre Dame football history

7. Oscar Robertson

6. Bob Knight

5. Colts come to Indianapolis

4. Hoosier Hysteria

3. Indy 500

2. IU basketball/1976 perfect season

1. The Milan Miracle

Author Brent Slinkard has put together material on each of these 25 stories. They will be chronicled in a book titled “The 25 Greatest Sports Stories in the History of Indiana.”