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Back Row: Dick Radiew1tz,Roger Thompson,Bruce K1e1st,Denn1s R1eter,J1m
gndQrwood,Dick Thurston,G1en Shafer,Denn1s weeks,B111 G1assbrenner,Dona1d
Front Row:Coach Tom Lehmsn,Char1es Msrquardt, Frederick Thurston,Char1es
Rasmussen,Everett Lowry,Rona1d Babb1t,Hobert Thompson,Mgr.
The Altoona cagers,coached by freshman coach Tom Lehman, opened the
season on November 22,1949.They dropped the first game to Mondovi,24-37,
on the Quffa1oe's home floor. However, the season ended with an impressive
win over Elk Mound,51 - 49. '
During the course of-the season,A1toona aquired double victories over
Thorp, Fall Creek, Corne11,Stan1ey, Cadott, and Gilman. The Railroaders
scored single wins over Augusta, Boyceville, and Elk Mound.In the lost
column, we find Altoona dropped games to St. Pats twice, Mondovi, Cornell,
and Thorp in the game for the conference championship.
Season scoring honors went to HEasy Ev' Lowry with 247 pointsghe was
followed by Chuck Rasmussen with 211, Fuzzy Thurston with 177, Ronnie'
Babbitt with 111, Dick Radiewitz with 106, and reserve Chuck Marquardt
The Rsilroaders ended regular season play in a tie with Cornell for
Western division honors. In a plsyoff g8m6 at Cornell, Altoona edged the
Chiefs 41 - 57, and gained the right to meet Thorp. Thorp defeated the
Cinder City team for the championship, 58 - 55.
Altoona entered the District meet with a record of 15 wins and 5
defeats.They trounced W1thee,the1r first opponent,61 - 29. Following this
victory, they best Owen 52 - 29, while Osseo was drubbing Fa1rch11d,wh1ch
meant we would play Osseo for the title. On Saturday night the Chieftiens
edged us for the championship by the score 54 - 47. Our overall season rec
ord was 17 wins against 6 defeats.
JZ Bmsow OPTICAL COMPANY
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TH 'B' SQUAD
The 'B' squad had a sucessful season winning more games then they lost,
hoiever the exact reoord is unavailable. This young team should provide loads
of talent in the years to come. Bill Glassbrenner, Bruce Kleist, Jim Under-
wood, Jerry Lowry, DavidgParker, and Donald Karsten are examples or such
Altoona 24 Mondovi 57
Altoona 55 Thorp 58
Altoona Cadott 52
Altoona Gilman 18
Altoona Thorp 44
Altoona Stanley 54
Altoona Boyoeville 54
Altoona St. Pat's 39
Altoona Stanley 49
Altoona Cornell 59
Altoona Fall Creek 25
Altoona Gilman 22
Altoona Augusta 48
Altoona Cornell 50
Altoona Fall Creek 44
Altoona St. Pat's 47
Altoona Cornell 37 KPlayoffJ
Altoona Elk Mound 49
Altoona Thorp 58
Altoona Withee 29
Altoona Owen 29
Altoona Oaleo 54
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