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Students Enjoy Weight-Lifting, Noon League
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Bill Buflington and Larry Minns do sit-ups with 25-
pound Weights behind their heads, an exercise' de-
signed to strengthen the stomach muscles.
A weight training program is available to
football players during the Winter months to
keep them in good physical condition in the off-
season. Coach Robert Larson feels that the
Weight-lifting program can do much to prepare
a football player for the following year. The
weight litters do not participate on a team or
competitive basis, but rather they work to im-
prove themselves as football players. Aside
from Weight lifting the boys do a great amount
of calesthenics and running.
The PHS intra-mural program consists of a
noon basketball league. The boys, under the
supervision of Mr. Robert Biddle, give up their
noon hour to play. Noon League not only af-
fords boys an opportunity to play organized
basketball, but also provides entertainment for
ln the spring a championship team is deter-
mined by means of a tournament.
"Don't drop it!" says Ron Conklin to Kirk McKee a
lim Baber as they situate a 300-pound barbell for R
to bench press.
Two more points are scored by Greg Sorrell ot
Seagrams Sevenj as Dewayne Buzbee
the opposition, vainly tries to block his si'
Page 84 text:
Tiger Harriers Compile 7-3 Record
The cross country Tigers finished a very suc-
cessful season, by coming out on top in 7 out
of 7 dual meets, Two meets were three-way,
with Peru finishing behind Logansport and
ahead of Delphi in one, and ahead of both
Hartford City and Tipton in the other.
Peru placed fourth in the Central Indiana
Conference meet, and third in the Logansport
sectional. Ioe Stout's sixth place was Peru's
best individual effort in the sectional.
Peru 26 .rr. ,.,.. P. ochester 29
Peru 23 .rcr.., .,... P lyrnouth 35
Peru 32 ....... ..rrr O ak Hill 23
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Peru 36 ,r,.,..... Logansport 2l ,r,rrrrrr, Delphi 85
Peru 17 ....... ........c.,.rr.,rr.,...,,...,..r,.,,,, W abash 44
Peru 19 ...,.,. ..,,,,,r,,,c,,vr,, Twin Lakes 42
Peru 19 .cr......rrr.....,,...........,......,rr,rr..,.. Warsaw 38
Peru 25 .......... Hartford City 50 ..,.erree. Tipton 59
"Head them off at the pass!" yells Iim Ratliff, left
Ted Cornerford, as they near the home stretch
This year's cross country team is: Kneeling: I. Latta, ke, B Schmitz, K. Day, I, Ratliff, D. Hentgen, R. Mon-
L. Burdirge, I Stout, T Comerford, S. Beverly, B Smith, gosa, M. Ioseph, manager.
and I Duncan, Standing: Coach Robert Biddle, C, Wel-
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Getting their heads together are, clockwise, leff
Henry lerry Yentes, Kenny Day, Gayle Bomar, Mike
Eil-zenberry, and Tom Hayes, Any five of these boys
usually comprised the starting line-up.
Peru's 1963-64 basketball team was plagued
with bad luck and a difficult schedule, manag-
ing a seasons record of 5 wins against 14
losses. Their conference record was 3 wins and
7 losses. Several of the Tigers' opponents, how-
ever, were consistently among the top ten
teams of the state.
Beginning the season in fine shape, the Ti-
gers were victorious in four of their eight starts
before the year l953 ended, but 1964 began
with a bleak Ianuary as the Tigs lost seven
straight games. The only Peru victory in lanu-
ary came on the Slst against conference foe
Plymouth. Then after two more losses, the Ben-
gals scored a victory over Rochester, their last
win of the season.
ln the season opener Peru beat Monticello,
61-58. Senior leff Henry bagged 21 points in
this game and the teamfs shooting percentage
was .-182, The ne:-Lt week Mishavfaka snowed
the Tigers under by a margin of 28 points, the
score being BU-52. lunior center Mike Eiken-
berry scored 25 points, Peru then beat confer-
ence foe Alexandria, 46 to 37. After gaining an
early lead, the Tigers kept the margin about
the same throughout the game.
Youthful Tigers Face Tough Schedule
Meet Coach Robert Biddle and his Tigers! Row 1: leff Henry, lohn Hentgen, Torn Hayes, Alan Kinny. Row 2:
Bob Rockenbaugh, Kenny Day, Mike Eikenberry, Ierry Ye-nies, Gayle Bomar.
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