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KIIt'l'fIill'Lf.' D. Williamson, R. Neukjahr,kI. O'Donoghue, dricks, Watson, T. Hertz: Row 3: P. Herbster, B.
C Holliman, I,. Arellano: R01u2.' D. Rinne, L. Fritz, Faulkner, B. Vickrey, W. Heine, B. Lovejoy, R. jones.
D, Trout, V. Allen, D. Tunks, A. klohnston, T. Hen-
EW RECORD BRIGHTE
1966 TRACK SEASO
Freshman Arnold glohnston and senior Louis Fritz
took top honors for Peru State College as the Bobcats
finished third in the four-team Nebraska College Con-
ference track meet at Wayne State.
Johnston. a fourth place winner in the pole vault,
established a new Peru State school record by clearing
13'6", bettering the old record set last year by Charles
Niemeyer 13'3". Louis Fritz gained Peru's only victory
in the meet with 9159.5 clocking in the two-mile.
The injury bug stripped the Bobcats of their top two
Bruce Vickrey heaves the shotput for his best effort of the year.
jim Hagemeier puts in an extra effort in the 440-yard dash.
sprinters -Jim Hagemeier, Curt Holliman, and broad
jumper Brown during most of outdoor season. It was
in the sprints that Peru was to have dominated this
Better-than-average field strength and top notch
distance performance kept the Bobcats in contention
in a season which saw them win four dual meets, drop
three and place second in two triangulars.
Bright spots in the season were the establishment of
nine new school records, split between indoor and out-
The Records indoors-50.5 in 440 yard dash by jim Hagemeier, eras-
ing Roger Crook's 52.8 set in 19653 9:56 in two mile by Tim Hendricks,
erasing 10:32.-1 by Frank Graham in 19643 12'33A1 in pole vault erasing
12'1" by Charles Niemeyer in 1965, 44'l0" in shot put by Bruce
Vickrey, erasing 44'7" by Roy Windhorst in 1965.
Gutdoor-9136.5 in two-mile by Louis Fritz, old record set by Tim
Hendricks of 9:46.81 8104.2 in two mile relay by Roger Neujahr, jim
O'Donoghue, Tim Hendricks, Louis Fritz, erasing 8206.0 set earlier
this year by Neujahr, Mike Bailey, O'Donoghue. jim Watson, which
bettered 8111.5 set last by Dan Bolin, Watson, Neujahr, Fritz: 10:54
in distance medley relay by Neujahr, O'Donoghue, Watson, Fritz
erasing llZ03.2 set in 1965 by Neujahr, Watson, Fritz, Hendricks,
4122.1 in mile by Fritz, erasing 4326.7 by Hendricks in 19653 l3'6"
in the pole vault by Arnold Johnston, breaking 13'3" by Charles
Niemeyer in 1965.
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Cast of "Thousands" in final I.i'l Abner scene
CCLFL AB ERB
The Division of Fine Arts presented the
Broadway musical "Li'l Abner", directed by
Mr. Hugh Thomas, May 18, 1966, on the col-
lege campus and also in Brownville on May
19 . . . "Li'l Abner" is the first Broadway musil
cal to be performed at Peru State in several J
The musical cast was accompanied by Mary
Lou Hicks. The student director for the play
was Chic Williams. ad'
L. to R. S. johnson, K. Rotter, M. McNealy, S. Mason, R. Shelton. G. Hazennl. Butts.
J. Sprieck, B. Joiner, M. Gerber, B. Richard, P. Bindrum, N Yanderbeek, B.
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Start of the 100-yzird clash.
ohnston attempts the pole vault lm the Peru Bohm iilS
O'D0n0ghue and Neujahr lead in half mile.
Watson and Herbster begin the 440.
', ,, .
The highjump proves to be a challenge.
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