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- Kendrick studio photo (May 27, 1948)

Ritzville High School Broncos – 1948 Bi-County Champs. Front row, from left – Chadwick Haight, manager; Roy Klein, third base; Tommy McMurray, outfield; Jim Hall, outfield; Dale Schafer, catcher; Dick Stimpson, first base; Jack Weber, reserve; Milton Wahl, outfield; back row- Verlyn Elliott, outfield; Duke Heimbigner, shortstop; Jim Schoesler, second base; Merrill Schutz, pitcher; Pete Lefevre, reserve; Johhny Miller, outfield; Johnny Schroeder, outfield; Rex Thomason, coach. The undefeated championship squad includes seven graduating seniors – Klein, McMurray, Schafer, Stimpson, Schoesler, Schutz and Lefevre. Haight, the manager, is also a senior. Schutz plans to attend Gonzaga University, Schoesler Whitworth College in Spokane, and Stimpson Eastern Washington College in Cheney. Klein and McMurray also may attend Cheney. Eleven letter-winners were named by Coach Thomason – Klein, McMurray, Schafer, Stimpson, Wahl, Elliott, Heimbigner, Schoesler, Schutz, Lefevre and Miller.

125 Years Ago

Adams County News

June 1, 1898

Local and Personal

Tromp Donald and his mother were in town Thursday.

Don't you want a hair net? If so, call at the Model Millinery.

Duck shooting is said to be good at the lakes on Main Street and Railroad Avenue.

J.M. Harris, the jolly stable man, fell last week and nearly broke his back. He would have done so had he not struck the other side first.

While returning from the memorial exercises at Sprague last Monday, John Sirginson's team became frightened and ran into the hack of Mr. Womach, partially upsetting Sirginson's hack and throwing h...

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