Asotin High School - Panthers Purr Yearbook (Asotin, WA)
- Class of 1973
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Asotin High School Asotin Washington Volume 54No one knows where he is going till he arrives
2But he will guess, he will plan, to make dreams a reality; his arrival a surety.A mile, an inch, no matter what it be;
4we grow a little with failure-
5Each timef learning how not to fail. . .
we see ahead a future.Senior Year Brings Hard Work. . .
D. Hedt, the mighty woodsman, fells Christmas tree.
MARK ANTONE SANDQUIST
•'Men with few words often think most. "
FFA 1, 2, 3; Lettermen's 2, 3; Cross-Country 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Baseball 1 Carnival King 4.
JOAN EILEEN AUSMAN
•'Some people get results; I don't even get jokes."
Stu. Coun. 3; Girls Club 1, 4, Pts. Kpr. 2, V. Pres. 3, Miss Sportsmanship 4; PRO 2, 3, 4; GAA 2, Sec. 1, Rep. 3, V. Pres.
4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Most Valuable 2, 3; Baseball Score Kpr. 3,
4; Drama 2, 3; Carnival Queen 2; Homecoming Princess 2, 3; Varsity Cheerleader 2, 3, 4.
Pam and Jean run dishwasher at turkey Lisa and her flair
feed. % for garbage.
What! Me do dishes ? ? ?
8. . .and Happy Times
PAMMA LEE KIMBLE
"In her heart is the law of kindness."
Girls' Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Miss Inspirational 4; PRO 2, 3, 4; Drill Team 4; GAA 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3.
THOMAS EDWIN TOWER
"Never look behind you; someone might be gaining on you. " Lettermen's V. Pres. 3,4; Science Club 4; Cross-Country 2, 3; Football Offensive Award and Team Capt. 4; Basketball 2, 3, 4, Inspirational 4; Track 2, 4, Capt. 3; Carnival Royalty 3; Band 2.
JEANETTE ANN EVANS
RONALD LYNN JONES
GAIL LOUISE JOHNSON
"A smile is a whisper of a laugh. "
Girls' Club 1, 2, 4; PRO 4; Honor Society 2, Science Club 2.
"The first element of success is the determination to succeed. "
Stu. Coun. 1,2, V. Pres. 3, Pres. 4; Carnival Chrm. 4; Class Rep.
1, Pres. 2, 3; Honor Society 4;
FFA Judging 1, 2, 3, 4, Sent. 2, 3,
V. Pres. 4, Star Chap. Award 3; Lettermen's 1, 2, 3, 4; Science Club 4; Band Pres. 1, Rep. 2; Drama 2, 3; Cross-Country 2, 3; Football 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3;
Track 2; Baseball 1; Masonic Achievement; Boys' State.
"Eyes raised towards heaven are always beautiful."
Stu. Coun. 3,4; Carnival Chrm.
4; Class Sec. 1, Treas. 2, Rep.
3, V. Pres. 4; Girls' Club 1, 2, Sec. 3, Rep. 4, Miss Inspirational 4; PRO 2, 3, 4; Drill Team 4; GAA 1, 2, 3, Sec. 4; Honor Society
1, 2, V. Pres. 3, 4; Science Club
2, 3, V. Pres. 4; Band 1, V. Pres. 2; Drama 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Carnival Royalty 3; Jr. Miss; DAR Good Citizen.
9JEFF WARREN PEAVEY
"Be what you are. This is the first step to becoming better than you are."
Science Club 2,3,4; Track 3; Football 4.
SUSAN DENISE PARSONS
"The most evident sign of wisdom is continued cheerfulness."
Stu. Coun. Sec. 4; Class Treas. 1; Girls' Club 1,3,4, Treas. 2; PRO 2,3, Director 4; Drill Team Captain 4; Miss Friendliness 2, Miss Generosity 4; GAA 1,3, Treas. 2; Honor Society 1,2,3, Pres. 4; Science Club 3,4, V. Pres. 2; Band 2, Sec. 1; Drama 2; Annual Photographer 4; Paper 2; Basketball 1,2; Carnival Queen 4.
ADRIENNE CAROL HOW LETT
"There are two sides to everything, my side and the wrong side." Stu. Coun. 4; Girls' Club 1,2,4; PRO 2,3,4; Honor Society 1,2,3, Rep. 4; Band 1,2.
PAMELA RAE AUSMAN
"Generally speaking, she’s generally speaking."
Stu. Coun. 1, Asst. Treas. 2; Treas. 3, Pub. Chrmn. 4; Class Sec. 3, Pres. 4; Girls' Club 1,3,4, Sec. 2; PRO 2,3,4; Miss Leadership 2; GAA 3, Pres. 2; Honor Society 1,2,4, Pres. 3; Science Club 2,4, Sec.-Treas. 3; Band Rep. 1, Treas. 2; Drama 2,3,4; Annual 4; Basketball 2,3; Masonic Achievement runner-up 3; Girls' State 3; Spirit of Jr. Miss 4.
Individuals together make dreams a reality
Sheri transforms Mike into Commodore Lucius Towser while Linda looks on in full costume.
10LISA LOUISE GUENTHER
"She could be serious, but she'd rather not."
Stu. Coun. 2,3,4; Class V. Pres. 1; Girls' Club 1,3,4, Rep. 2; PRO 2,3,4; Girl of the Month 1; Miss Leadership 4; Honor Society 2, Rep. 3, Sec. 4; Band Pres. 1, Sec. 2; Drama 2,3; Annual 3,4; Paper 3, Co-Editor 4; JV Cheerleader 2; Varsity Cheerleader 3,4.
MICHAEL ANTHONY KATZENBERGER "Why should the devil have all the fun?"
Science Club 2,3; Drama 2,3,4; Cross-Country 2; Football 4; Basketball 3; Track 3; Baseball 3; Masonic Achievement Runner-up; Boys' State.
DAVID WILLIAM HEDT
"All men are ordinary, but the extra-ordinary men know it."
Stu. Coun. 4; Class V. Pres. 3, Rep. 4; FFA V. Pres. 3, Sec. 4, Judging 1,2; Lettermen's 2, Sec.-Treas. 3, Pres. 4; Science Club 4; Band 1,2; Drama 2; Football 4; Basketball 1,2,3, Valuable, Captain 4; Baseball 4, Inspirational 1,2,3, Captain 3; Carnival Royalty 1; Masonic Achievement Finalist.
LINDA DARLENE HAMMOND "Quietness can be heard a long way off."
Girls' Club 4; Annual 4.
11“Happy Are Those fVho Dream Dreams and Are Ready To Pay the Price To Make 'Them Come True. ’’
KATHERINE CECELIA BOWMAN "If you will do your best today, you will be able to do even better tomorrow."
Stu. Coun. Pub. Chrmn. 2,
3; Girls' Club 1,2,3,4; PRO 2,3,4; GAA 1,2,3; Honor Society 1,2,3,4; Science Club 4, Historian 2, Pres. 3; Drama 2,3,4; Annual 1,2,3; Paper 1,2, Co-Ed. 3; National Merit Commended Student 4; Jr. Miss Scholastic Achievement Award 4.
WILLIAM LESTER LONG "Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of our science. "
Stu. Coun. 4; Science Club 3, 4; Drama 3,4; Annual 3,4; Paper 3, Co-Ed. 4.
RIAN KARL VANLEUVEN "You can tell a senior, but you can't tell him much." Stu. Coun. 4; FFA 3,4; Let-termen's 1,3, Rep. 4; Science Club 4; Drama 3,4; Cross-Country 3; Football 4; Basketball 1,3, Inspirational 4; Baseball 1.
JEAN GLADIE AUSMAN "It is a woman's reasoning to say that I will do such a thing because I will."
Stu. Coun. 2; Class V. Pres. 2; Girls' Club 1,2,3,4; PRO 2,3,4; GAA 1,2, Sec. 3, Pres. 4; Drama 2; Annual 2, 4; Paper 2; Basketball 1,2, 3,4; Varsity Cheerleader 2, 3; Masonic Achievement 3.
12JAY DEE SHAW
SHERYL FAY AUSMAN
NADINE ELISE DEJEAN
The year 1972-73 was a year of firsts—the first football team, the first home track meet, the first night baseball game under the lights, and the first outdoor graduation. The center of these firsts was the new Chief Looking Glass Athletic Complex where 21 graduates were presented with diplomas on May 25 amid class colors of red, white, and blue. Misses Kathy Bowman and Gail Johnson spoke as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively.
The class officers for the year were Pam Ausman, president; Gail Johnson, vice president; Nadine DeJean, treasurer; Kathy Bowman, secretary; and Dave Hedt, representative.
Activities for the seniors included holding a turkey feed, cosponsoring the prom, and participating in the traditional numeral change.
"I take things as they come— easy."
Stu. Coun. 2,4; Class Rep. 1, Sec. 3; FFA Judging Team 1, 2, Sent. 3, Rep. 4; Letter-men's 1,2,3, Sec.-Treas. 2; Science Club 4; Drama 2,3; Cross Country 2; Football Defensive Player Award 4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Track 2, 3,4; Baseball 1,3; Carnival King 2; Band 1,2.
"A star is beautiful simply by being what it is."
Stu. Coun. 4, Sec. 3; Girls' Club 1,2,3, Pres. 4; Miss Ambition 4; Miss AHS 4; PRO 2,3,4; Drill Team 4; Science Club 2,3; Drama 2, 4; Honor Society 4; Drill Team 4; GAA 1,2,3,4; Annual Ed. 4; Paper Ed. 3; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Masonic Achievement Finalist 3.
"Footprints in the sands of time were not made by sitting down."
Stu. Coun. 3,4; Girls' Club 1,2,3,4; PRO 2,3,4; Miss Sunshine 2; GAA 1,2,3,4; Honor Society 1,2,3, Treas. 4; Science Club Treas. 2; Band 2, Treas. 1; Drama 2, 3; Paper 2; Basketball 1,2,
4; Carnival Royalty 1; Homecoming Royalty 1; J. V. Cheerleader 2, Varsity Cheerleader 2,3; Masonic Achievement Winner, 3.
Gail Johnson, salutatorian, and Kathy Bowman, valedictorian, try on caps and gowns.
13The Junior Class enjoys a Thanksgiving dinner as one of their English activities.
Lyne Baker Lonnie Bennett
Dennis Crowell Karl Cox
Pat JensenJuniors Almost at Journey's End
Marilyn Jones Teresa Lathrop Doug McKinney Craig Palmer Karen Pelto
Bill Provost Debi Sargeant Judy Shaw Connie Stewart Ann Tolman
Donald Trodahl Debbie Walk J. Weissenfels Mike Zaat
Junior Class officers, left to right: Marilyn Jones, secretary; Brian Fitzgerald, sergeant-at-arms; Ann Tolman, representative; Debbie Walk, president; Judy Shaw, vice president; Brad Hollenbeck, treasurer.
Class officers, top row, left to right: Doug Lodge, sergeant-at-arms; Lori Ausman, treasurer; Rob Wilsey, representative. Bottom row: Dave Pelto, president; Tracy Appleford, vice president; Darcy Hostetler, secretary.
Lori Ausman Ron Ciubb Starla Downs Rick Wilkinson
Cindy Avey Brad Collier Ed Fisbeck
Laurie JensenSophomores Slowly Rising
Phil Johnson Judy Justus V. Leatherbury Bud Lawen
Doug Lodge Lori Martin Bruce McKinney David Pelto
Jack Reed Bill Spears Heidi VanLeuven
Shelly Walk Rob Wilsey
Sophomores steal the show.S. Avey P. Bogar R. Clubb S. Collier B. Flatt D. Grose M. Haberman
M. Hake C. Halsey L. Hollenbeck M. Jones R. Katzenberger M. Lee K. Lohman
J. Moose C. Mullins S. Palmer D. Parks D. Parks D. Parsons L. Pierce
D. Preusser J. Reed A. Rogers D. Schnider R. Schwartz V. Stewart M. Trodahl
L. Wilkinson E. Wren
Freshman Class officers, left to right: Debbie Parsons, secretary; Kelly Lohman, treasurer; Lisa Hollenbeck, representative; Mike Lee, president; Darla Parks, vice president.
18Starting Now. . . Growing Now. . . Looking A head.
Eighth grade class, front row, left to right: T. Halsey, D. Earl, C. Gill, A. Ross, R. Seeley, S. Prior, E. Jenkins. Second row: Advisor Alfred Rayburn, D. Downs, T. Mullins, K. Savage, C. Parsons, T. Spears, L. Wilsey, S. Bates, M. Sargeant. Third row: R. Hostetler, K. Schnider, M. Cox, S. Leatherbury, B. Lee, T. Parks, M. Ausman, J. Proferes.
19Faculty Makes The
Carl Cox, custodian, shows Judy how to "do it up right."
Principal Mel Louk ponders next play.
20Books Come Alive
Coach A1 Lang watches football game anxiously.
Mr. Omans, superintendent, tends to district business.
Coach Don Detrick enjoys home economics students’ fare.
Mrs. Ted Reisenauer, physical education, relaxes from coaching the girls.
Alfred Rayburn, science and math teacher, explains electron dot notation.
21Sue Wade, secretary, replenishes supply cabinet.
Custodian Les Spears checks engine before road trip.
Mrs. Howard Hoffman demonstrates use of metric scales.
Secretaries Nancy Mosman and Dorothy Bond tally the day's lunch money.
Mrs. John Scott, journalism, explains annual layouts to Renita.
22Daniel Johnson, agriculture, checks daily hog prices.
Left: All aspects of home economics are covered by Mrs. LeRoy Erickson.
Right: The support of Miss Kathi Gilleland, librarian, has been present throughout the year.
23Spirit JVeeks Kick OffFootballBasketball Seasons
With the addition of football, the cheerleaders sponsored two spirit weeks this year. The first was held Sept. 5-8 to kick off the football season. Students donned the appropriate outfits to support Clash, Memorial, and School Colors Days.
The basketball spirit week was held three days prior to the Dec. 2 game with Dayton.
Panther fans participated in Raunchy Rughead Day, Western Day and School Colors Day. The seniors took the spirit stick for the most class participation in wearing the various costumes.
ays get their men.First Football Homecoming A Success
Asotin's first football homecoming on Oct. 27 was truly "The Beginning of a Tradition. " The successful activities included a bonfire and the construction of a float. We went on to win the game with Columbia 34-6 and celebrated at a victory dance afterwards.
Homecoming Queen Sheri Ausman and her princesses: Amy Ross, eighth grade; Lori Ausman, sophomore; Ann Tolman, junior; and Debbie Parsons, freshman.
26Gail Johnson m ns 1973 Cro zun
Three Asotin High School seniors competed in the 1973 Asotin County Junior Miss pageant on Dec. 9. Gail Johnson was chosen to represent Asotin at the state pageant in Pullman.
Kathy Bowman won the Scholastic Award, and Pam Ausman was voted the Spirit of Junior Miss by the 11 girls.
1973 contestants gather with 1970 Junior Miss Cathy Harding. Left to right: Kathy Bowman, Cathy Harding, 1973 Junior Miss Gail Johnson, and Pam Ausman.
27Students Organize Fall Activities
CARNIVAL ROYALTY, left to right: Kellie Savage and Rod Hostetler, eighth grade; Laurie Jensen and Miles Cox, sophomores; Brian Fitzgerald and Ann Tolman, juniors; Ed Wren and Darci Parks, freshmen. Front row, Queen Susan Parsons and King Mark Sandquist, seniors.
One more time and I win a teddy bear!"Play Monopoly" was the theme of the 1972 school carnival held on Oct. 7. The booths were decorated to resemble Monopoly real estate cards. Profits netted from the student body project amounted to $1000.
On Nov. 17, the Girls' Club sponsored their annual Sadie Hawkins Dance. Thirty couples danced to the music of Gold Rush.
Marryin' Sam does it again.
Gold Rush music inspii Dogpatchers to "boogie."
Dave and Daria pose for official coronation photograph.
29Bodl es, Booze Set Theme
Fifteen-member cast gathers after performance
Bodies and booze provided the action for George Batson’s mystery farce, RAMSHACKLE INN, on March 30.
Set during the Prohibition Era, the play dealt with an illegal liquor racket operated by Patton, the janitor-turned-murderer, who was characterized by Don Trodahl. Belinda Pryde, portrayed by Lori Ausman, complicated Patton’s operation by buying the inn from Marne Phillips, played by Pam Ausman.
Other "good guys" in the play were Rian VanLeuven, Linda Hammond, Karen Pelto, Teresa Lathrop, Mike Katzenberger, Debi Sargeant, Heidi VanLeuven, and William Long. Having roles of Patton’s associates were Lori Martin, Dave Pelto, and Judy Shaw.
Mrs. LeRoy Erickson, drama coach, was assisted by Kathy Bowman, student director.
’Don't forget to keep those shades closed!"
30for Rjmujjwck ban32Sun Shines for Numeral Change, Fair
Perfect spring weather prevailed for the annual A liming and Asotin County Fair, both held during the last week in April.
Upperclassmen held their numeral change and liming on April 26, the day before the fair.
Princess Debbie Walk, a junior, represented Asotin at the fair. Many AHS students took top honors in various fair exhibits.
33“Get on board— join hands”
Leads to “Saturday in the Park”Multi-colored trains provided the setting for ’’Love Train," the freshman-sophomore Morp, on March 23. Forty couples attended the dance.
Eighty people attended the junior-senior prom on May 12. Balloons and butterfly mobiles were suspended among the pastel decorations which resembled a park. There was also a fountain with running water.
“People laughing, really smiling ”
35Organizing the annual Mother-Daughter Tea in May climaxed this year's Girls' Club activities. The club, advised by Mrs. LeRoy Erickson, sponsored its two yearly dances and conducted a candy sale and ham raffle.
The Girls' Club council also appointed directors for the Panther Rooters Organization, a sub-division of the club. They were Susan Parsons, director, and Lyne Baker, Heidi VanLeuven, and Debbie Parsons, assistant directors. They, along with other PRO Club members promoted spirit and acted as guardian angels for the boys' football and basketball teams.
This year's officers were Sheri Ausman, president; Karen Pelto, vice president; Gail Johnson, representative; Lori Martin, treasurer; Darcy Hostetler, secretary; and Debi Sargeant, publicity chairman.
Modeling and entertainment highlighted the tea.
36Tea Cli maxes Girls' Club's Year
Out of nine girls chosen as Girls of the Month, members picked S. Ausman as Miss AHS.
Other Girls of the Month were, back row: K. Lohman, Miss Charisma; D. Parsons, Miss Friendliness; L. Guenther, Miss Leadership; J. Ausman, Miss Sportsmanship; and J. Shaw, Miss Spirit. Front row: S. Parsons, Miss Generosity; S. Ausman, Miss Ambition; and T. Lathrop, Miss Sunshine. Not pictured: G. Johnson, Miss Inspirational.
This year’s Girls' Club officers gather at the playground.
Karen Pelto is named incoming Girls' Club president.
37Journalism Classes Split Roles
Annual staff relexes between deadlines.
Sheri, yearbook editor, and Sue, photographer, plan ideal picture.
Paper staff members compile PANTHER PAUSE. Co-editors Lisa and William
type school paper.
The annual and paper staffs met during different periods this jrear, under the supervision of Mrs. John Scott.
Nine students published the school newspaper, PANTHER PAUSE, once every three weeks. Lisa Guenther and William Long served as co-editors.
Sheri Ausman was the 1973 PANTHER editor. She and ten other yearbook members raised additional funds for a four-page football section.
38Club Sponsors Cookie Bake, Chili Feed
In order to raise money for two senior scholarships, the Honor Society sponsored two projects, a cookie bake at Christmas and a chili feed before the Asotin-Anatone game.
President Sue serves at chili feed.
Left: Initiates climb ladder of success and slide on to great expectations.
Right: Officers, top row:
Sue Parsons, president; Lisa Guenther, secretary. Front: Adrienne Howlett, representative; Gail Johnson, vice president; Miss Kathi Gilleland, advisor. Not pictured: Nadine DeJean, treasurer.
39The Asotin Future Farmers of America judging team placed first in the judging competition at the Asotin County Fair this year. Bruce McKinney, Rick Wilkinson, Bill Spears, Bill Provost, Phil Johnson, Pat Jensen, and Doug McKinney, led by their advisor Daniel Johnson, ranked in the top three places at eight other meets.
FFA member Rob Wilsey took first in the fitting and showing division at the fair and also won the Sweepstakes Showing Award. Harold Baker took Grand Champion with his hog. Reserve Champion went to Doug McKinney.
Officers for the school year were Doug McKinney, president; Ron Jones, vice president; Bruce McKinney, treasurer; Brad Collier, reporter; Pat Jensen, sentinel; and Jay Shaw, representative.
Award winners, left to right: D. McKinney, President’s Award; B. Provost, Rudolph J. Ilaberman, Memorial Award; B. McKinney, Chapter Farmer; E. Wren, award presenter; and R. Jones, DeKalb Award. Not pictured: E. Frisbey, Greenhand.
40Members Win Honors at Fair
Back row, left to right: M. Cox, J. Moose, H. Baker, J. Shaw, B. Lawen, R. VanLeuven, P. Bogar, M. Jones, L. Pierce. Middle row: R. Wilsey, A. Rogers, R. Wilkinson, M. Haberman, S. Collier, B. Spears, D. Lodge,
D. R. Schnider, E. Wren, R. Clubb. Front row: D. Johnson, B. Provost, R. Jones, D. McKinney, B. McKinney, B. Collier, P. Jensen.
Takes Field Trips
Science Club members were active in skiing at Mt. Spokane, visiting Washington State University's electron microscope, taxidermy museum, and veterinary science building, and picnicking at Lake Chatcolet.
Under the supervision of Alfred Rayburn, the students rebuilt a telescope, made snowshoes, and had a bottle drive.
Advisor and students examine WSU's prehistoric exhibit.
Star gazing officers are, left to right: T. Lathrop, rep.; D. Trodahl, sec.; G. Johnson, v. pres.; and D. Sargeant, pres.Council Compiles Handbook
For part of the school year, selected Student Council members, teachers, and community citizens revised and updated the student handbook. Most of the changes will be incorporated into next year’s student guidelines.
The Council profited $1100 from the annual carnival in the fall.
Upper left: Ron Jones, president, and Brian Fitzgerald, vice president.
Upper right: Susan Parsons, secretary.
Lower left: Judy Shaw, treasurer, and Lori Ausman, assistant treasurer.
Lower right: Pam Ausman, publicity chairman.
Both the Girls' Athletic Association and the Letter-men's Club combined efforts this year and ran the concessions stand at home basketball games. The money raised went into the Athletics Fund.
GAA helped purchase new uniforms and socks for the varsity team and new socks for the B squad. In November the club held its annual spaghetti feed.
Besides helping the Boosters buy the pitching machine, Lettermen's Club purchased new basketball uniforms and warm-up suits. The group also maintained the Rudolph J. Haberman Memorial Scholarship. The award, given to a senior boy, is based on character, dedication, coachability, and willingness to work and help others.
Mrs. Roberta Jo Reisenauer and Don Detrick served as advisors.
Right, GAA officers, clockwise beginning at top: Joan Ausman, vice president; Gail Johnson, secretary; Judy Shaw, treasurer; and Jean Ausman, president.
44Organizations Build for Future
Lettemien's Club officers, left to right: Tom Tower, vice president; Jay Shaw, secretary-treasurer; Dave Hedt, president; and Rian VanLeuven, representative.Drill Team, Band Provide
A new attraction was added to the sports scene this year with the addition of a drill team. Nineteen members performed at one football game and five basketball games. Marching at district tournaments was the highlight of the year.
Senior Sue Parsons served as captain. Other officers were D. Parson, assistant captain; H. VanLeuven, secretary-treasurer; and R. Katzenberger, representative. Mrs. LeRoy Erickson was the advisor for the group.
The band provided spirit throughout the year with their various activities. Dressed in their new orange jackets, purchased by the Boosters Club, they played at all home football and basketball games and several away ones.
Under the direction of Michael Cox, the group also presented concerts and marched in the Asotin County Fair parade.
The stage band took first place in the autumn Kiwanis Talent Show.
Band perpares for winter concert.FOOTBALL ’72:
The Beginning of a 'Tradition
All together now. One! Two! Three! Four!
Coaches urge Panthers on the victory at final game of season.The year 1972 brought to Asotin High School a new sport: football. With it came the excitement of starting a new tradition. Although the Panthers ended the season with a 1-7 record, the experience gained will contribute to the future success of football at AHS.
Defense is the name of the game.
Front row, left to right: Bill Spears, Brad Collier, Bruce McKinney, Ron Jones, Les Pierce, Steve Collier, Mike Jones, Delroy Schnider, Ed Wren, manager. Middle row: Doug Lodge, Bill Provost, Harold Baker, Jack Moose, Doug McKinney, Tom Tower, John Weissenfels, Jay Shaw. Back row: Coach Don Detrick, Jeff Peavey, Bud Lawen, Rian VanLeuven, Dave Hedt, Brian Fitzgerald, Pat Jensen, Mike Katzenberger, Coach Al Lang, Coach Mel Louk.
Not shown: Rob Wiisey, Rick Wilkinson, manager.
49Jay Shaw sweeps left end.
Spectators develop taste for a new sport at the first football game.Flag on the play!
Are you sure Joe Namath got started this way?
When will we get to see some action?
51Panthers Share Blue
The 1972-73 basketball year was highlighted by the Panthers sharing the Blue Mountain League title with Touchet. The Asotin Varsity finished with 14 wins and 9 losses. Their league record was 7-1.
High scorers for the season were Tom Tower with 465, Dave Hedt with 329, and Brian Fitzgerald with 207.
The team was coached by Mel Louk and Don Detrick.
Laurie Jensen and Debbie Walk keep score for teams.
Dave Hedt shows style while making jump shot.
Out of my way! I'm coming through!Mo untain Title
Left to right: Coach Mel Louk, Doug McKinney, Terry Frisbey, Tom Tower, Jack Moose, Rian VanLeuven, Brian Fitzgerald, Dave Hedt, Jay Shaw, Tim Frisbey, Mike Jones, Rob Wilsey, Miles Cox, and Coach Don Detrick.
Managers Les Pierce and Don Trodahl get ready for big victory.
■ ■ j
Doug, you’re in a bind.It has to come down sometime!
Panthers take defensive role in Touchet game.
Jay looks for opening in district play.Jay adds two points for Panthers.
Tom, Dave, Brian show how to set trap.
Darcie and Darla prepare for participation in Panther pep assembly.
55JayVees Offer Spectator
Seated, left to right: R. Clubb, M. Cox, M. Rogers. Standing: Coach Don Detrick, J. Moc Bud Lawen maneuvers around opponent. Collier S Collier
The Junior Varsity team provided spectators with a lot of thrills throughout the season, due to many close games games and overtimes.
Although the JayVees, coached by Don Detrick, ended their season with a 4-16 record, they played hard and showed determination, which will make future victories possible.
R. Wilkinson goes up for rebound in game with Touchet.
Panthers show tight defense.
Let's play leapfrog!
57Back row, left to right: Judy Shaw, Shelly Walk, Teresa Lathrop, Debi Sargeant, Julie Ausman, Nadine DeJean. Front row: Lisa Guenther, Kelly Lohman, Joan Ausman.
Cheer Squad Creates Spirit Through Year
58Due to the enthusiasm of the cheerleaders and mascots, that famous Panther spirit never died. Besides organizing two spirit weeks, the girls also presented clever pep assemblies and decorated the halls with posters.
Varsity cheerleaders were queen Nadine DeJean, Joan Ausman, Lisa Guenther, and Judy Shaw. Queen Julie Ausman, Shelly Walk, and Kelly Lohman made up the JayVee squad. This year's mascots were Debi Sargeant and Teresa Lathrop.
59Girls Clinch League Title
A and B squads show proud faces after tremendous season.
Jean and Sheri dress up for another victory.
60We're gonna get ya!
A squad shows their winning style.
The Asotin girls' basketball team clinched the league title for the second consecutive year. Their over-all record for the season was twelve wins and two losses. The girls moved up a notch from last year by capturing third place in tournament play.
High scorers for the year were Joan Ausman, Barb Hail, Julie Ausman, Jean Ausman, and Sheri Ausman.
The B squad compiled a 6-4 record. Debbie Parsons and Donna Preusser led their team in points tallied.
Coach for both teams was Mrs. Ted Reisenauer.
B squad keeps on "truckin'. "Banquets Honor Athletes
Rian VanLeuven accepts Inspirational Award for 1972-73 basketball year.
Best Offensive Player trophy goes to Tom Tower.
Dave Hedt, Barb Hall, and Tom Tower receive Most Valuable Player Awards.
62Many awards were given to deserving athletes at the two sports banquets sponsored by the Asotin Boosters. At the football banquet. Jay Shaw received the Best Defensive Player and the Coaches’ Awards. Tom Tower captured the Best Offensive Player and the Captain's trophies.
Both girls and boys were honored at the annual spring basketball banquet. Receiving recognition were Captains Dave Hedt, Jean Ausman, and Joan Ausman. Inspirational trophies went to Rian VanLeuven and Sheri Ausman. Barb Hall, Hedt, and Tower accepted the Most Valuable Player Awards. Most Improved Player went to Judy Shaw.
Jay Shaw is presented with Coaches' Award.
Judy Shaw, Most Improved Player, and Sheri Ausman, Inspirational, display trophies.
All work and no play?
By placing second in the Blue Mountain League, the Asotin Panthers, coached by Don Detrick, qualified for district competition. A narrow defeat by Colton with a score of 5-4 knocked the Panthers out of district play, but their 18-9 season record showed improvement over past years.
Scorekeepers Judy and Joan take a break from the book.
Bill Spears warms up before game.
Rob Wllsey shows winning smile on his way to the dug-out.
64for District Play
Brian Fitzgerald is safe on third.
Standing, left to right: Coach Don Detrick, P. Johnson, M. Jones, B. Spears, D. Hedt, B. Fitzgerald, P. Bogar, J. Moose, S. Collier. Seated: D. Trodahl, L. Pierce, R. Wilsey, D. R. Schnider, D. Lodge, B. Sheelke.
65Track Team 1st in League
"I can do it! I can do it!" H. Baker aims for winning throw.
Left to right: Coach A1 Lang, Paul Bogar, Brian Fitzgerald, Tom Tower, Jay Shaw, Doug McKinney, Jack Moose, Mike Haberman. Bottom row: Mike Jones, Doug Lodge, Rob Wilsey, Rian VanLeuven, Don Trodahl, Anthony Rogers, Ed Blankinship.Onlookers urge M. Hake and J. Puckett to finish line.
After taking the Blue Mountain League championship, the Panther track team, coached by A1 Lang, went into district competition. Seven boys entered events, with Mike Jones placing third in the long jump. Tom Tower qualified for the state meet by taking fourth place in the 100-yard and 220-yard runs.
The team won three first places and three seconds in the six season meets. With the completion of the track at Chief Looking Glass Park, the Panthers were able to host four meets.
B. La wen shows exhaustion but has the will to go on.
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