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​Gene Durham (22) of Saybrook-Arrowsmith High attempts a layup during the 1959 county tournament championship game.

Gene Durham (22) of Saybrook-Arrowsmith High attempts a layup during the 1959 county tournament championship game. Attempting to thwart the layup is Bill Hutson (20) of Octavia, the consolidated high school in Colfax (the school is known as Ridgeview today). Octavia won 66-58 for its third county title in three years.

Did you catch the Museum’s “Page from Our Past” feature on the 1938 county tourney in Sunday’s Pantagraph. If not, check it out at http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/pfop-tiny-cropsey-county-champs-in/article_a644c36f-9054-5b2c-a9c8-75baa093336a.html.


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Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History

Posted in Historic Photos

January 27th, 2017

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