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1970 NH Cougars honored

1970 NH Cougars honored
1970 NH Cougars honored
Photo by Alan Stewart

North Harrison High School athletic director Hal Pearson gives a commemorative coin to members of the 1970 North Harrison Cougars basketball squad and cheerleaders as they were recognized prior to the start of Friday’s varsity boys’ basketball game with Austin. The players and cheerleaders were honored for winning the first sectional championship under the “new” consolidation at NHHS. The Cougars defeated Corydon Central, 65-63, on a last-second shot for the crown at the Salem Sectional then defeated Huntingburg, 88-73, in the first game of regional before bowing out to the Milltown Millers in the regional title game, 70-66. Honored, either in attendance or represented by family members, were late managers Eddie Chinn and Vaughn Seacat, players Don Hasenstab, Jamie Walker, Joel Voyles, Larry McCutcheon, Larry Robertson, Leland Harbeson, Marvin Crawford, Monty Miller, Rick McCutcheon, Ron Smith, Ron Wright and Tony Richards, assistant coach Keith Oppel and head coach John McKay. Also receiving recognition were cheerleaders Darlene Crawford Tacket, Debbie Ponder, Janie Vance Whittaker, Judy Vance Delany, Marcia Phillips Lamb, Marcia Schmitt Pratt and Pam Davis.

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