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March 4, 2019 - 10:02 AM

70 Years Ago

March 1949

5 — The IHS Mustangs are the champions of the Southeast Kansas Basketball League. The team defeated the Independence Bulldogs in the Iola stadium last night to clinch the title, 39-33. It was the first time in league history that Iola won the title. A crowd of about 1,300 squeezed into the Riverside Park community building grandstands to see the new champs crowned. A team picture included Coach Leo Burger and these players: William Taylor, Fred Kipp, John Elliott, Jim Remsberg, Don Bain, Bob Lacy, Rodney Myer, Gerald Sicka, Bob Baker and Herb Trout.

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