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the 31 a for big Knapton, Baker, Stoll, Conn and Paolini Back BY DON PLARSKI Inter Lake Sports Editor Five lettermen from last season's the league headed into the' home stretch. The other "hot" team was Columbia .Falls. The Bulldogs, 'against non-con- state finalist team give Coach Rol- fcrcnce foes last seas on had a lie Scbauble of Whitefish a solid core of veterans in which to build around as the Bulldogs prepare to take up where they left off last season. Gone from last season's team are Mike McNeilly, the high scorer, losses. In the Class B Northwest Conference they were 8-6 and in tourney play (Great Falls included), included), they were 4-2. Three seniors are among the prospects for varsity berths. They Gary Smith, a speedster who; arc 6 _ 0 140 poun( i Duane Hart- 13 specialized In hounding the op- Iowa company over had that list E -- I'm like I N G T O N season's O R I D A shutout is lot. week. man (he saw valuable service last season); Charles Madble, 5-10, 148 pound guard; and 5-lOVi, 165 pound center, Paul Conn. Among the juniors and likely prospects for the varsity are Bill position, Lauren Buckland, a rugged rugged rebounder, Dan Phillips and Paul Hinman. But, back again to carry tbe green ond gold colors are: Jim Baker, 6-1, 190 pound f or-j Ensign, e-0, 150 pound center; ward. ' ' Doug Knapton, 6-0, 155 pound forward. Dick Stoll, 5-7, 143 pound guard. Gordon Conn, 5-lO^a, 160 pound guard. Dan Paolini, 5-10V£, 155 pound forward. This quintet had a big hand in b e a t i n g Northwest Conference Stan Buckland, 6-0, 150 pound forward; and Dan-el Osborn, 5-11, 170 pound forward. Two sophomores .are rated by Schauble as good prospects. They are Pat Watterud, 5-8, 160 pound guard and Dick Hale, 5-8/z, 143 pound guard. Six Whitefish's first seven games are non-conference affairs. Tlie Bulldogs begin the 1951-58 campaign with a home game Q£ 29 against Flathead County High School, travel to Kalispell to the same team on Nov. 30, to Shelby and Sunburst on Dec. 6 and 7, respectively, host Columbia Columbia Falls on Dec. 13 and wind non-conference play with a game against Columbia Falls at bia Falls, Dec. 20. In between I two games against Columbia Falls, the Bulldogs entertain Thompson Falls on Dec. 14 in a conference contest. Whitefish begins the heavy part of its conference schedule against Eureka on Jan. 3. Whitefish has scheduled 20 regular regular season games. On Feb. 27-28 and March 1 Bulldogs will participate in the district tourney at FCHS gym. The 1957-58 schedule: ROLLIE SCHAUBLE to champ Ronan in the divisional can't OVER DARTMOUTH tough has the tourney at Poison that sent Whitefish Whitefish to'the state tourney at Great Falls. .Baker, Knapton, Stoll and Conn are seniors while Paolini is a junior. Whitefish had a record of 16 wins and 10 looses for the 195657 195657 season and had the distinction of being one of the, two most feared teams in the conference as Nov. 29--Flathead, home. Nov. 30--At Flathead. Dec. 6--At Shelby. Dec. 7--At Sunburst. Dec. 33--Columbia Falls, home. Dec 14--Thompson Falls, home. Dec. 20--At Columbia Falls. Jan. 3--Eureka, home. Jan. 4--At Ronari. Jan. 11--At St. Ignatius. Jan. 18--At Eureka. Jan. 24--Poison, home. Jan. 25--At Libby. Jan. 31--At Poison. Feb. 1---Honan. home. Feb. 7--Columbia Falls, home. Feb. 8--At Thompson Falls. Feb. 14--Libby, home, e- Feb. IS-rSt. Ignatius, home. Feb. 22--At Columbia, Falls.. ...- . . District 'tournament iitr Kalis pell, Feb. 21-28, March I! - , · - - - -

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  1. The Daily Inter Lake,
  2. 21 Nov 1957, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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