Clipped From The Daily Inter Lake
THE INTER LAKE, Tuesday, March 12, 1957 5- Whitefish Five Leaves For State Class B Meet BY JIM HARMON Inter Lake Staff WHITEFISH (ILNS) -- The Whitefish High School Bulldogs, one title tucked under their belts, .the state playoffs. But tender ankles may cause the Bulldogs 'some trouble. Two first stringers, Jim Baker and Lauren Buckland are nursing (UP) NCAA e e , Leroy to approved finished honing their basketball twlsted * nk les and Duane Hart- senses today in preparation for the|TM an ', r f serve guard ' wm not make stale Class B basketball tourna-'?? 6 trip Wlth lhe team because ment starting Thursday at Great hls s ? ralned ankle suffered in a Palls practice, has sidelined him for ' _ .. , ... , , the season. Buckland, one of the The BuUdogs will leave for Bulldogs most consistent rebound- Great Falls tomorrow morning. | twisted his ankle $ ^ fi They will arrive m the Electric: half of the championship game City tomorrow afternoon and plan insl Ronan Baker h h , to workout in the Great Falls Cen- ank]J Iast Saturday in practice . tral High School gymnasium, site . ,, , of the 1957 slate championship 1 Ano '"Â« Schauble eager, Dan Playoffs, tomorrow night. Paolini. a sophomore, Ls hampered _ , _ ... ,, , ., , ,, ,, somewhat by a bruised elbow. Coach Rollie Schauble s Bull- In summing up the team's general general condition, Schauble joked yesterday that his club would go to the Electric City with "three cars and a case of tape." The ten Bulldogs to compete at Great Falls include Gary Smith, a senior and the Bulldogs' top scorer scorer this season; Jim Baker, teng shot artist and fine ball handler; Mike dogs, the darkhorse-to-champion club of the Northwest Class B Division Division this year, will open their bid for the elusive state championship championship Thursday at 9 p.m. against Roundup. The Bulldogs won their berth in the state tournament by mastering three teams in the divisional tournament at Poison after struggling struggling through a bumpy conferencei^cNeniy jmd^o_ug Knapton,. two schedule, winning eight games while losing six. The Whitefish quintet of two juniors and three seniors zipped past their first two tournament foes, Thompson Falls and Mission by comfortable margins, then kept of the most improved players on the first team and Lauren Buckland. Buckland. Reserves making the trip are Paolini, Paul Hinman, Kenny Phillips, Dick Stoll and Gordon Conn. Schaublc, who early in the a step ahead of Honan, conference , seas Â° n Predicted that .the Bulldogs champions, in the tourney title would reach their peak by tourna- game to win their first tournament I nwllt llrae atobuted the team's championship since the present' 1316 season sur 2 e Â«nd -fine tournament tournament *yTM3 to 'better shooting w n before 11 p.m. 'is league was organized. Schauble's club is now seeking Percentages, good the biggest spoils - against eight shooting and good rebounding rl f* *r *Â·* C- S l r shooting free throw of the top Class B teams In the state. Schauble, now finishing his second second year as head coach of the Bulldogs, will take 10 players into Wefghtlifter Turns Pro LOS ANGELES (UP)--Olympic champion Paul Anderson, who holds virtually every heavyweight lifting record, announced today he has turned professional. PUT.. H^I AND WATCH IT SELL defense." Schauble. felt his team hit its stride in the last four games of the conference season and had the winning combination set by divisional tourney time. The state tournament will mark the conclusion of high school basketball careers for five Bulldogs. Bulldogs. Playing their last games for the green .and gold will be Smith,' McNeiDy, Buckland, Phillips Phillips and Hinman. Three of the five are first stringers.: Five playr ers will return to the lineup again next year, Paolini, Conn, Stoll, Baker and Knapton.