Asotin High School - Panthers Purr Yearbook (Asotin, WA)
- Class of 1976
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Text from Pages 1 - 88 of the 1976 volume:
Asotin High School Asotin, Washington Volume 57
Editor. . . Cindy Mullins Assistant Editor. . . Donna Earl Photographer. . . Bob Kirkpatrick Advisor. . . Mrs. Gail Scott Staff. . . Darcie Parks
Kathy Tuschoff Tammy Mullins Lori Gambill Esther Jenkins Debbie Broyles
We have journeyed down the trail of time—but knew not
where it would
First Annual Number—The Howl
HIGH SCHOOL BALL TEAM
During the 1914 season Asotin High School has had the best Base Hall team that it has ever had Several of the team had had exoerience and these worked hard to make a good team. The meoibe » of the team are Clvde Cooke D. Louis Shapley c. Harold Beckman lb. Karl Coooer 2b. Roger Jones s s., Dwight Halsev 3b. Archie Halsev If. Karl Wormell cf. Glen Hobart rf. Ray Forgey and Earl Bursell sabs. With the team are Coach Garrison and Umpire Tate.
With every comer that we turned.
3We could only take one step at a time.
hoping that a brighter day awaited us...as we walked down the paths
to the present.
Lori Gambill Donna Earl Kathy TuschoffiHasta mas ver, mis amigos!
Juan Martinez Celada, from Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, came to visit AHS on Nov. 1.
He lived with the Don Tuschoff family and was sponsored by International Fellowship, Inc.
He enjoyed many activities, including basketball, track, chorus and school dances.
His personal hobbies were playing chess, bowling, and making friends with his fellow students.
Juan also traveled to Canada on tour with the chorus, tried skiing on Mt. Spokane and experienced working on a ranch at the Thiessen residence.
Before leaving for home, Juan commented, “I enjoyed my stay here very much. I have made many friends, and I hope to see you again in the future.”
Juan takes a siesta before the track meet.
Juan has a portrait taken with the Tuschoff children.
'Fop: Juan visits with friends and works.
Bottom: 'Faking Sherry as his date to the prom was a joy for J uan.
Teachers spared the rod, but didn’t spoil the child.
Joanne and Lois take a break after the lunch rush is over.
F.nglish teacher Mrs. Clouser grades the daily work assignments.
8Ms. Brcmner enjoys teaching science as well as coaching.
Mr. Norton, principal, looks over class lists.
Les Spears has fun while cleaning the cafeteria.
Above: Mr. Lang watches track team at work. Right: Carl Cox changes locker combinations.
9Coach Anderson waits for referee’s decision.Seniors Show Spirit of 76
KAREN FAE JOHNSON
“She is known for her quiet friendliness." Band 3; Chorus 2; Drill Team 3; GAA 2,3.4; Girls Club 2,3,4; Fro Club 2,3,4; Science Club 2; Basketball 2,3.4; Track 3.
DONNA JEAN PREUSSER
“I can resist anything but temptation.”
Annual 3; GAA 1.2,3.4; Girls’Club I.2.3.4; Basketball 1,2,4.
SHARON RAE JOHNSON
"Life is hard by the yard, but by the inch it’s a cinch!”
Band 2; Chorus 3; Drill Team 3; GAA 2.3.4; (iiris'Club 2,3,4; Pro Club 2,3,4; Science Club 2; Basketball 1,2,3,4.
KCRTIS DAN PEER
“All great men are dying; I don’t feel so well myself.”
Band I; Chorus2; FFA I; Lettermen’sClub 2; Basketball 2.3; Football 2,3; Track 2.3.
Activities for the Class of ’76 included cutting cords of wood to sell in the fall, followed by the liming of the A. In December they put on the annual turkey feed, which netted them approximately $275. These projects helped finance the Prom and commencement.
Thirty seniors graduated May 28 at Chief Looking Glass Park. In keeping with the Bicentennial celebration, the class colors were red, white, and blue. The class flower was the rose.
Senior Class officers were president Steve Collier, vice-president Rhonda Keefer, secretary Mike Lee, and representative Rianne Katzenberger. Advisor for the class was Don Detrick.
11Our Yesterdays Are Dreams of Happiness,
JACK THEODORE MOOSE
“You can always tell a senior, but you can’t tell him much.”
FFA 1,2,; Lcttcrmen’s Club 1,2,3.4; Football 1,3,4; Basketball 1,2,4; Baseball 1.2,3, Coaches’ Award 4; Track 1,2,3.
VICKI SUE STEWART
I he trouble with some people is that they won’t admit their faults; I’d admit mine, if I had
Chorus 2,3,4; Drama4; Drill Team 1.2; GAA 1.2,3,4; Girls’Club 220.127.116.11; PRO Club 1.2,3.4; Girls' Basketball Scrkpr. 2,3,4; Boys’ Basketball Scrkpr. 3.4; Basketball I.
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PAUL HOWARD BOGAR
" I hey call me Paul Revere Jr. because I take so many midnight rides.”
FFA 1,2; Lettermcn’s Club 1,2,3.4; Football 2.3,4; Basketball 2; Baseball 1.2; Track I; Football Big Hit Award 4.
CINDY RAF. MULLINS
“To know her is to love her.”
Annual 2, Ass’t. Editor 3; Editor 4; Cheerleader 2,3,4; Chorus I; Drill Team I; GAA 1,2,3.4; Girls’ Club 1.2. V. Pres. 3. Pres. 4. M iss Sunshine 3. Miss Ambition 4; PRO Club 1.2,3.4; Basketball 1,2,3.4; Track 18.104.22.168; Girls’ State 3; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3; Asotin County Fair Princess
12But Our Tomorrows Are Visions of Hope
CURTIS FARLEY GAMBILL
"When I works, I works hard; when I sits, I sits loose; when I thinks. I falls asleep!"
Chorus 2; FFA4; Lettermen’sClub 2,3,4; Paper 4; Carnival Royalty 2; Football 2,3,4; Rudolph J. Haberman Memorial Award 4.
MICHAEL FRANKLIN LEE "Confucius say: ‘A closed mouth gathers no feet.’"
Band I, Pres. 2; Chorus 3; Class Pres. I, Sec.-Treas. 4; Honor Society 2,3, Pres. 4;
Lettermen’s Club 3.4; Student Council Pub. Chairman 4; Football 2,3,4; Basketball I; Track 3; AHS Boy of the Year 3; Outstanding Teenagers of America 3; Society of Distinguished American High School Students 3; Masonic Jr. Achievement 3; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3; Valedictorian 4.
THOMAS OWEN HEATHM AN
"We don’t love him ‘cause he’s good, but we love him.”
SANDRA GAY AVEY
"Life is like a piano - what you get out of it depends on how you play it.”
Drill Team 2.3,4; Girls’ Club 1,2,4, Treas. 3; Honor Society 2, Sec. 3. Trcas. 4; PRO Club 22.214.171.124; Science Club I. Rep. 2,3; Student Council 1,2. Ass’t Trcas. 3, Treas. 4; Track 2; Girls’ State Alt. 3; Masonic Jr. Achievement 3; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3; Society of Distinguished American High Sch»K)l Students4.
"Be what you is; ‘cause if you be what you ain’t, then you ain’t what you is!”
Chorus 1; FFA 1,2; Lettermen’s Club 1,2,3,4; Paper 2.4; Football 1, Captain 4, Inspirational 4; Basketball 1,2; Baseball 1,2,4. Coaches’ Award 3, Mr. Baseball 3.DARLA LEE PARKS
' Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.” Cheerleader 2,3; Chorus 3,4; GAA I.2.3.4; Girls Club 1,2,3, Miss Generosity, Miss AHS 4; Student Council 3.4; Basketball 1,2; Carnival Queen 4; Drama 4.
MICH AEL REECE JONES
"He’s a quiet man. but quite a man.”
Class V. Pres. 1,3; FFA 1,2; Lettermen’s Club 1,2,3, V. Pres. 4; Paper 1,3,4; Football 1.2,3, Mr. Football 4; Basketball 1,2, Inspirational 3,4; Baseball 1,2,3,4; Track 1,4, Most Valuable Player 2.
DARCIE LOU PARKS
"The world is like a fruitcake - it wouldn’t be complete without a few nuts.”
Annual 4; Cheerleader 2,3; Chorus 2,3,4; Class Treas.4; GAA I.2.3.4; Girls’Club 1.2.3. Miss Spirit 4; PRO Club 1,2,3, Pres. 4; Basketball 1, Inspirational 2.3. Most Valuable Player 4; I rack 1,2,3, Coaches’ Award 4; Carnival Royalty 1; Drama 4.
BRADLEY STEVEN SCHEELKE
“I say what I think; no more, no less.”
Class Sec. 2; FFA 2. Sec. 3. Treas. 4; Honor Society 2,4, V’. Pres. 3; Lettermen’s Club 1,2,3,4; Science Club 2.4. V. Pres. 3; Football 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,3, Captain. Inspirational 4; Baseball 1.2,3. Inspirational 4; Track 2; Who's Who Among American High School Students 3; Society of Distinguished American High School Students 3; DAR Good Citizen Award 4; Kiwanis Club Outstanding Senior 4; Salutatorian 4.
14STEVEN DONALD COLLIER “Is it mr or my car, girls?”
Class V. Pres. 2, Pres. 3,4; FFA 1,2; Lettcrmcn'sClub 1,2,3,4; Football 1,4; Basketball 1.2; Baseball 1,3,4; Carnival Royalty 2; Jr. Class Leadership 3.
LISA DAWN HOLLENBECK
“I was cut out to be an angel, but somebody ran away with the pattern.’’
Band I; Chorus2,3,4; Class Rep. 2; Drill Team I; GAA 1,2,3.4; Girls’Club 1,2,3,4; PRO Club 1,2,3.4; Science Club 2; Boys’ Baseball Scrkpr. 2,3,4; Basketball 1,3,4, Outstanding Player 2; Carnival Queen 2, Chairman 4; Homecoming Royalty 2.
JANET LOUISE REED
“In the Great Master’s steps went she with patience and humility."
Annual 2,3; Band 1; Chorus 1.3; Drama 3; Drill 'Foam 3,4; Girls’ Club 1,2,4.
CASEY GUS HAGEN AH
“A wrong answer is better than none!”
Band 1.2,3,4; Chorus 2; FFA 1,2; lx ttermen’s Club 1.2,3,4; Paper 4; Football 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,3.4; Baseball 3,4; Track 1.
CWP isn’t all work . . .LAC HELLE JL N E WILKIN SO N
"I consider the day a total loss if I don’t catch hell about something.”
Chorus 3,4; Drama 4; Drill Team 2,3.4;
GAA 1,2,3; Girls’Club 1.2,3,4; PRO Club 1,2,3: Basketball 1,2,3.
EDWARD OWEN WREN
"I know I know an awful lot, but I just can’t think of it!’’
Drama 1,4; FFA 1,3, Trcas. 2. Reporter 4; Honor Society 2, Pres. 3. Rep. 4; Lettermen’s Club 1.3. Rep. 2, Sec.-Treas. 4; Paper 2, Ass’t. Editor 3, Editor 4; Science Club Pres. 4; Student Council 2,3,4; Football Mgr. 2.3.4; Baseball Mgr. 2,3,4; Carnival Royalty 1; Masonic Jr. Achievement 3; Society of Distinguished American High School Students 3; NSPA Delegate 4.
ANTHONY LFF ROGERS
“His humor resembles a vegetable: corny!” Chorus 1,2,3; 1 FA 1,2,3, Wash. Bankers’ Asso. Award 4; Lettermen’s Club 2,3,4; Paper 3; Basketball 1; Track 1.
RIANNE MARIE KATZENBERGER
“A practical joker, laughing and carefree -1 never let anything worry me.”
Chorus 1,2; Class Sec. 2, Trcas. 3. Rep. 4; Drill Team 1,3. Sec.-Treas. 2; Girls’ Club 1.
I reas. 2, Miss Charisma 3,4; Honor Society 2,4, Treas. 3; Mascot 2; PRO Club 126.96.36.199; Science Club 1.2. Rep. 3; Student Council 1,2,3, Sec. 4.MICHAEL ANGELO HABERMAN
“It’s the quiet mouse that gets the cheese.” Class Pres. 2; FFA I, Sec. 2, V. Pres. 3, Pres. 4; Honor Society 2,3.4; Lettermen’s Cluh 2,4; Sec.-Treas. 3; Paper 2,4; Science Club 3. V.
Pres. 4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Track 1,2,3; FFA State Farmer . Rudolph J. Habcrman Award, Top Judge at Asotin County Fair 3, DeKalb Award 4; Boys’ State 3; Society of Distinguished American High School Students 3; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3.
ROBERT DEAN KIRKPATRICK “I’d enjoy the day more if it started later.” Annual Photographer 4; FFA 3; Honor Society 4; Science Club Sec. 4; Track Coaches’ Award 4.
RENE MARIE SCHWARTZ
“The best man for a job is often a woman.” Chorus 1,2; Drill Team 1,3, Rep. 2;GAA3; Girls’Club 1,2,3,4; Science Club 1,2,3; Student Council 2,3; Betty Crocker Homemaker Award 4.
RHONDA LEIGH KEEFER
“If you’re blue, be careful; her smile is contagious.”
Cheerleader 4; Class V. Pres. 4; Drama 3,4; GAA 3,4; Giris' Club 3, Sec. 4, Miss Inspirational 4; Honor Society 3, Sec. 4; Paper 3; PRO Club 3,4; Basketball 3.4; Carnival Royalty 3; Homecoming Royalty 3, Queen 4; Society of Distinguished American High School Students 3; Who’s Who Among American High School Students 3; Kiwanis Club Outstanding Senior 4.
RICKY ALAN VAN PELT "His heart is bigger than he is.”
Lettermen’s Club 2; Football 2.
17Juniors - “Three Down, One To Go”
J. Dickinson D. Downs
Junior Class officers: R wl Hostetler, president; Bill Lee, representative; Curt Scheelke, vice president; Kathy Tuschoff, secretary-treasurer.
B. LeeT. Spears K. Tuschoff L. Wilsey
19Sophomores Trudge Onward
J. Applcford E. Ausman
J. Burlingame B. Cochrane
Sophomore class officers: Dan Walk, president; Cheri Thiessen, vice president; Linn Hoferkamp, secretary-treasurer; Wayne Stucker. representative.
D. Fitzgerald R. Gregory L. Heifer L. Heifer
MERCHANT CHAPEL MUSEUM:
Built in 1920 by H. Merchant and A. Wilson. Originally MERCHANT’S FUNERAL HOME, it was renovated in 1972 by the Asotin Historical Society, becoming the M ERCHANT CHAPEL MUSEUM. It was opened to the public December 10. 1975.
L. Hoferkamp D. Hough J. Keefer B. Larsen J. Lathrop
20L. Lee L. Lodge L. Lodge A. McEachcn
D. Shaw W. StuckerFreshmen Start at Bottom
G. Ausman D. Avcy
Freshmen Class officers: Tom Fitzgerald, president; Toni Butner, vice president; Lori Waffle, secretary-treasurer; Kathi Guenther, representative.
T. Butner B. Caldwell
T. Fitzgerald R. Fred B. GathererM. Rohrbach D. Schnider J. Simpson R. Van Pelt
W. DeVaultAHS Salutes
The Masonic Junior Achievement Awards were given to Curt Schcclke and Kathy Tuschoff.
24Representing the Senior Class as Salutatorian and Valedictorian were Brad Scheelke and Mike Lee, respectively.
AHS is proud of its students who have shown real ambition and who have helped the Asotin High student body become highly recognized in our town.
Other awards also presented were to senior Ed Wren and sophomore Belinda Larsen, recipients of the Principal’s Award. Mike Haberman was given the Rudolph J. Haberman Memorial Award.
Named to the Society of Distinguished American High School Students were Sandy Avey, Rhonda Keefer, Mike Lee, Brad Scheelke, and Ed Wren.
Kathy Tuschoff was awarded a $ 100 savings bond for the Telephone Citizenship Essay Contest. Curt Scheelke received a $50 bond, and Bill Lee, a third place certificate.
The DAR Good Citizen Award was received bv Brad Scheelke.
Chosen Betty Crocker Family Leader of Tomorrow was Rene Schwartz.
25‘Till the World Ends
" I ill tlu World Ends” was the theme of this year’s carnival held on October 18. Lisa Hollenbeck was chairwoman.
I he proceeds, totalling $476.04, went toward purchasing the new popcorn machine.
A new booth added this year was the balloon grab.
The decorations were red, white, and blue.
Seated: Queen Darla Parks and Mike Jones, seniors. Standing left to right: Belinda Larsen and VVavnr Stucker. sophomores; I ammy Spears and Mark Austrian, juniors; Toni Burner and Eddie hari. freshmen; Marcie Johnson and Vcrnie Schnider. eighth graders. Not pictured: Crownbearers Alicia Maes and Corey Mullins.
Above right: The senior boys are up to their usual tricks.
Left: But they do work sometimes!!
Homecoming ’75, “Yesterday’s Dream, Tomorrow’s Reality” was held on October 31.
The week started with a visit to the ‘50’s followed by Go Bananas Day on Wednesday. Get Rowdie Thursday was followed by a day of silence on Friday.
Lacrosse stopped Asotin with a score of 7-2. Halftime was highlighted by a performance by tlie drill team to “Rung Fu Fighting.” Rhonda Keefer reigned as queen. Princesses were Katli v Tuschoff, junior; Diana Hough, sophomore; Toni Butner, freshman.
M ike Jones was Mr. F ootball.
The Associated Student Body-sponsored the dance following the game.
Music was by Snowblind.
Below: And this is I97S?
Yesterday’s Dream...Tomorrow’s Reality
Spirit burns at bonfire.
AHS students went from rags to riches when they attended three of the school-sponsored dances.
Dogpatchers danced to the music of Snowblind on November 22. The Girls’ Club chose "Moonshine Madness” as the theme for the Sadie Hawkins dance.
More followed on March 6th with the theme of "Slow Ride on a Saturday Night.” Couples danced to Rockway.
Prom ended the year of dances. On May 8th juniors and seniors decorated in pastel colors in the high school for “Till We Meet Again.” Music was provided by Side Show.
“From Rags to Riches”
30Seniors Dominate Pep Competition
The seniors showed the most enthusiasm during spirit Week which was held on February 9-13. It was sponsored by Pro Club.
The Class of 76 won out by taking the Bicentennial Day, class competition, and overall awards. Sophomores came in second by winning Valentine’s Day and Dress-up Day. The teachers took School Colors Day.
Each class and the faculty were responsible for a skit at Friday’s pep assembly. The skits were judged by women from the community.
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Laughter abounded when the 1975-76 Drama Class presented two comedies. Both were given to the public and to high school and grade school students.
The audience enjoyed the antics of a group of Longfellow High School students who switched identities and played possum in “Charlie, Girl Track Star.” It was given by a cast of 15 on February 19-20.
The second production, "Final Dress Rehearsal,” was acted out by the 13-member cast on May 13-14. The one-act farce fractured the traditional story of Cinderella.
Advisor was Mrs. Gail Scott.
Thespians Stage...This year’s Bicentennial theme, “Spirit of ’76,” was the setting for the Asotin County Fair. The events were held April 22-25.
This year’s Fair Board members from AHS were senior Cindy Mullins, junior Rod Hostetler and sophomore Fd Ausman.
There were 30 Asotin students in both FFA and 4-H in grades 9-12 involved with the showing and fitting of livestock.
1 hate to tell you this, but. . .
Everyone chows down at the barbecue.The young learn from the old.
Work and MischiefFFA Goes Afloat
The livestock judging team—consisting of Rod Hostetler, Esther Jenkins, Perry Brott, Ed Ausman, and Dave Proferes—highlighted its year with a trip to Portland, Oregon, to attend the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in October. Out of 1 12 teams attending the show, the Asotin team proudly displays its eighth place banner. The team won a total of eight banners during the 1975-76 year. Advisor was Dan Johnson.
36A Hell’s Canyon excursion topped off an active year for the FFA. Members netted $40 from a boot raffle to help finance the trip.
FFA girls made a good showing at the Asotin County Fair in April by taking two of the three livestock awards won by the chapter. Rod Hostetler and Lenna Wilsey owned the beef and swine grand champions, respectively, while the senior division swine showmanship award went to Sandi Prior.
The Star Greenhand award was presented to Forrest Jenkins. Rod Hostetler and Ed Ausman received Star Chapter Farmer awards. The DeKalb and Washington Bankers’ Association awards went to Mike Haberman and Anthony Rogers, respectively. Curt Gambill was given the Rudolph J. Haberman Memorial Award.
Officers were Mike Haberman, president; Rod Hostetler, vice president; Lori Gambill, secretary; Brad Scheelkc, treasurer; Ed Wren, reporter; Ed Ausman, sentinel; and Lenna Wilsey, representative.
37Girls Club Names
1 975-76Girls’ Club officers, standing, left to right: Rhonda Keefer, secretary; Kathy Tuschoff, treasurer; Kellie Savage, publicity chairman; Belinda Larsen, representative. Sitting: Tammy Mullins, vice president; Cindy Mullins, president.
1976-77 Girls’ Club officers, sitting: Kathy Tuschoff, president. Standing, left to right: Joyce Keefer, publicity; Kellie Savage, treasurer; Annette McEachen, secretary; Belinda Larsen, vice president; Tracy Mullins, representative.
Darla Miss AHS
The coveted Girls’ Club award, Miss AHS, was bestowed upon senior Darla Parks by club members at the annual Mother-Daughter Tea on May 10. I heme for the style show, held in the high school gymnasium, was “Till We Meet Again.
By selling stationery and sno-cones, the girls raised enough money to sponsor the Sadie Hawkins and Homecoming dances.
M rs. Beverly Erickson directed club activities.New Policies Adopted
The Student Council adopted rules designed to help stop the drinking problems at school dances. They also amended the school constitution concerning cheerleader tryouts.
At Christmas the Student Council sponsored a canned food drive. Organization of the town clean-up after the Asotin County Fair was another one of their responsibilities.
Officers were Mike Haberman, ASB president; Rod Hostetler, vice president; Rianne Katzenberger, secretary; Sandy Avey, treasurer; Kathy Tuschoff, assistant treasurer; Mike Lee, publicity chairman.
Ray Norton was advisor.
40Club Offers 4 Scholarships
Back row. left to right, arc inductees A. McEachen, B. Larsen. L. McF.achen. J. Keefer. T. Waffle. M. Personett. L. Lee, and J. Martinez. Second row: B. Schcclke. R. Katzenbcrgcr. K. Tuschoff, E. Jenkins. M. Haber man. and B. Lee. Front row: Mrs. Alma Clouser. M. Lee, C. Scheelke. R. Keefer. S. Avey, and F. Wren. Not pictured is B. Kirkpatrick.
Teachers voted on four $100 scholarships awarded this year by Honor Society.
This year’s chili feed, held on January 23, profited $90, and the cake raffles held at home basketball games netted $180. 'I his money helped finance the scholarships which were awarded in May. Eight new members were inducted, and an exchange student, Juan Martinez, was made an honorary member at a special ceremony held at the Don Tuschoff residence.
Rhonda Keefer and Brad Scheelke were chosen to apply for the National Honor Society scholarship.
Mrs. Alma Clouser is the advisor.
Honor Society officers from left to right arc Curt Scheelke. vice president: Rhonda Keefer, secretary; Mike Lee. president: and Sandy Avey. treasurer.
FULL GOSPEL CHURCH: Built in 1899 by the Caywood Brothers. Originally GRACE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, it was dedicated as a national historic site December 1, 1975.
41Club Nets Record Profit
Asotin’s Science Club made a record profit of $210 this year from their annual Thanksgiving turkey raffle. With part of this money they purchased two chess sets.
Members travelled to WSU to the planetarium and the veterinary science facilities and viewed the electron microscope. In addition, they made two trips to the LCSC Observatory and went on two ecology hikes.
Advisor was Alfred Rayburn.
Lrft to right: Boh Kirkpatrick, secretary-treasurer; Mike Haberman, vice president; Ed W ren, president; Larry Lee. representative.
The house was built in 1907 for James Sangstcr by the Caywood Brothers. It is now owned by Gene Shaw.
42Annual, Paper Feature Bicentennial
Annual staff groups in front of the Asotin Methodist Church, built in 1890.
F.ditor Cindy Mullins and co-cditor Donna Karl look over advertising layouts.
Paper staff gathers in front of the D. Gene Shaw house, built in 1907 by the Cay wood Brothers for James Sangster.
The journalism staffs stressed both local and national history in keeping with our nation’s 200th birthday celebration.
The editor of the 1976 Panther was Cindy Mullins, and tin-assistant editor was Donna Earl. . Bob Kirkpatrick was the photographer. There were nine people on the staff.
The PANTHER PAUSE newspaper was put out every other Friday. Editor was Ed Wren. Typists were Casey Hagenah and Rene Schwartz, and Mike Haberman was in charge of production.Chorus, Band
Front row. left to right: D. Hough. K. Fitzgerald. L. Hanchctt, V. Hall. L. Heifer. Back row: M. Jenkins. R. Olsen. J. Hodson. M. Hanchctt. J. Simpson. T. Savage. M. Provost, C. Myrick, C. Leatherhury, D. Fitzgerald. Standing: R. Baker. S. Marvel, and Mr. Case.
Touring and performing in Canada and two cities in Washington highlighted the year for the Asotin choir, “Sounds of the Ages.”
The group sang at Rossland, B.C.;
Northport, Wa., and Springdale, Wa.
They also went shopping and sightseeing in Trail, B.C.
The concert program included a song-medley called "Lightshine” with a solo by Kathy Tuschoff. Accompanists were Mrs. Gerald Hodson on the piano, Cheri Phiessen on the lead guitrar, Steve Leatherhury on the bass guitar, and Kurt Peer on the drums.
A pop concert in January and an outdoor performance in May were also given at home.
The band was on the move this year, marching in the Asotin County Fair parade to the tune of “Shufflin’ Along.” They also gave a spring concert in conjunction with the Sacajawea Junior High hand from Lewiston.
Mr. David Case directed both groups.
44Left: “Trudy, haven’t you forgotten something?’’ Right: K. I uschoff performs a solo to the song, “Would You.”
Front row, left to right: L. Lodge, S. Wilkinson, P. Scott. K. Tuschoff. Middle row: E. Jenkins. T. Spears. J. Martinez, J. Burlingame. L. Lodge, L. Gambill, C. Thiessen. Back row: J. Lathrop, J. Shelman. L. Heifer. D. Earl. Not pictured: T. Halsey. R. Sargeant. K. Peer on the drums.
45Pro Club Heads Spirit Week
Pro Club brought a little spirit to everyone at AHS, especially when members organized a spirit week to end basketball season. The club also made pep signs and helped decorate the players’ lockers.
Darcie Parks served as president. Other officers were Kathv Tuschoff, vice president; Joyce Keefer, secretary; and Belinda Larsen, representative.
J AIL: Built in the early 1900’s by the Caywood Brothers, its original purpose was to he an archive for important county papers, but it was never used in that capacity . It was temporarily used as the county jail after the official jail was declared unfit for use. Prisoners are now taken to Clarkston, and the jail is used by the School District for storage.
46Drill Team Makes District
Performing at the District basketball tournaments in February climaxed the year for the Asotin High School Drill T eam. The routines were choreographed for “Fly, Robin, Fly” with pom pons and “Love Unlimited” with flashlights.
An afghan raffle was held in the fall as their money-making project for new uniforms made by the girls.
The 16-member team appeared at home basketball and football games throughout the year.
Mrs. Kathi Meshishnek was advisor.
Drill Tram officers, standing, left to right: Lynnette McEachen, representative; Lori Lodge, co-captain; Annette McEachen, secretary-treasurer. Kneeling: Lenna Wilsey, captain. Not pictured: Donna Downs, co-captain.
47Girls Head for EWSC
Three G A A members received $50 scholarships to help send them to a summer basketball camp at Eastern Washington State College. They were ' ammv Mullins, Kellie Savage, and Tammy Spears.
Besides participating in track and basketball, the members sponsored two money-making projects: the annual Spaghetti Feed, which profitted $68.75, and an ice cream-pie social.
Kathy Bremner served as advisor.
GAA officers, left to right: Tammy Mullins, vice president; Rhonda Keefer, president; Darlene .. rj, .- . | Schnider, representative; Lynnctte McEachen,
Masonic I emple: Built for Dr. H.C. F ulton as a drug store secretary-treasurer; Tracy Mullins, student athletic
with an office upstairs. After Dr. Fulton died and the drug store representative,
industry gradually moved to Clarkston, the Masons purchased the building and have used it since about 1915.Haberman Wins Memorial Award
Lcttermen’s officers, left to right: Mike Lee, president; Curt Scheelke. representative; Ed Wren, secretary-treasurer; Mike Jones, vice president. Not pictured: Bill Lee, student athletic representative.
Mike Haberman was chosen to receive the Lettermen’s Club Rudy Haberman Memorial Award, a $50 scholarship given to a senior at graduation. The superintendent, principal and coaching staff select the recipient.
With money from previous years, the club also bought one third of the popcorn machine. Advisor of the 28-member club was Don Detrick.
49Girls Show Spirit, Drive,
I he cheerleaders and mascots put on a spirit week before Homecoming, a breakfast for the football team, and many pep assemblies throughout the year.
Cindy Mullins, Donna Earl, Rhonda Keefer and Tammy Mullins made up the varsity cheerleaders for this year. All four girls attended the Washington Cheerleader Conference at Ellensburg last summer where they learned new yells and routines.
Making up the junior varsity squad were Darlene Schnider, Tracy Mullins and Joyce Keefer. Also spicing up spirit were the mascots Linn Hoferkamp and Sherry Wilkinson.
Junior varsity supports Panthers.
Mascots Linn Hoferkamp and Sherry Wilkinson show humor throughout the year.
Happiness is AHS Spirit.Panthers Show Pride
W ith head coach Bill Anderson and 33 players, the Panther football team ended its season with a 1 8 record.
Asotin won its first game Sept. 19 by defeating Joseph 16-14. Mike Jones threw Brad Scheelke a 12-yard pass for a touchdown. Scheelke then caught a pass from Jones for two extra points. Danny Fitzgerald ran five yards for a touchdown, and Scheelke completed the pass from Jones.
I he Boosters held their annual Football Awards Banquet on Nov. 5. D.R. Schnider captured two awards, Most Inspirational and Captain’s Award. Don Shaw received Most Improved Player. I he wall chart was given to Paul Bogar for the most stars.
Managers for the season were Ed Wren and Dean Keefer.
I he statisticians were Lenna ilsey, Kathy Tuschoff and Kellie Savage.
Don Detrick, A1 Lang and Larry Hauk were assistant coaches.
Back row, left to right: Coach Anderson. M. Jones, B. Scheelke, S. Leatherbury, D.R. Schnider. I). Fitzgerald, Asst. Coach Detrick. Asst. Coach Hauk. Third row: F. Ausman, S. Collier. VI. Lee, I). Hanchett, P. Brott, C. Hagenah, K. Schnider. K Jenkins. Second row: Manager E. Wren, VI. Lawen, T. F itzgerald, I). Walk. D. DePaulo, R. Hostetler. J. Burlingame, T. Belloni. Front row: .Manager D. Keefer. L. Lee, D. Shaw. B. Lee, C. Scheelke, R. Fred, E. Earl, K. Katzenberger. T. Parks. Vi. Ausman. Not Pictured: Asst. Coach Lang. P.
Bogar. C. Gambill, J. Moose.
52Manager F.d Wren, top. assists tin- injured, while Dean Keefer, bottom, fixes helmet.
Statisticians, left to right: Kellie Savage, Lenna Wilsev, and Kathy Tuschoff.
Defense holds tight.
53Coach Anderson gives pre-game pep talk.
Senior players are, clockwise, from upper left: Mike Jones. Casey Hagenah, D.R. Schnider, Mike Lee. Steve Collier, Curt (iambill. Jack Moose, and Paul Bogar. Center is Brad Scheelke.
Asotin’s only day game is against Rosalia.55Girls Post Winning Season
Left to right: Lisa Hollenbeck, Cindy Mullins. Rhonda Keefer. Donna Karl. Lenna Wilsey. Donna Preusser. Karen Johnson, Coach Bremncr. Sharon Johnson. Darcie Parks. Kellie Savage. Kathy Tuschoff, Tammy Mullins, Tammy Spears, and Trudy Halsey.
A season record of 1 1-3 gave the girls’ varsity basketball team a third place in the Blue Mountain League. Fourteen girls comprised the A squad.
The junior varsity had eighteen girls to make up the squad. Their season record was 9-3.
The top scorers for both teams were Lisa Hollenbeck with 1 19 and Darcie Parks with 109 for the A squad. Linn Hoferkamp had 61 and Carrie Myrick tallied 41 for the B squad.
The coach for both teams was Miss Kathy Bremner. Storekeepers were Vicki Stewart and Esther Jenkins. Managers were Shari Prior, Lori Waffle and Marci Johnson.
Maybe I can think the ball into the basket.Top row. left to right: C Myrick. H. Belloni. J. Keefer K Guenther. Coach Bremner.D. Hough, B. Larsen. D. Schnider. L. Hoferkamp. T. Mullins. Bottom row: J. YVaeffler, K. Savage. S. Cox. L. McEachen. L. Lodge. A. McEachen. R. VanPelt. M. Marvel. T. Butncr.
Esther and Vicki keep team records.
50 at DeSalcs
51 at Kahlotus 35 here Dayton 34 at Touchet 47 here Pomeroy 31 here Prescott 55 here DeSales 39 at Anatone 29 here Kahlotus 22 at Dayton
29 here Touchet 37 at Pomeroy won by Prescott forfeit 31 here Anatone
20 49 15 34 37 15 30 24 48
Diana waits for ref's decision.
We NEVER give up until the buzzer sounds.
58Panthers Share League Trophy
With an overall record of 12-9 and a league record of 7-1, the Asotin varsity shared the Blue Mountain League championship with Prescott. The A squad was coached by Don Detrick.
Brad Schcclke was high scorer this season with 282 points.
Casey Hagenah followed with 281 points, and Mike Jones had 195. '
The individual records were set this year by Hagenah, most assists in one season, and by Jones, most steals and most fouls in one season. Hagenah and Jones were co-winners of the most steals in one game.
The JayVee basketball team, coached by Bill Anderson, had a well rounded season this year with a 9-9 record.
Coach Detrick gives team pre-game instructions.
Varsity basketball players, standing, from left to right: Asst. Coach Anderson, Mark Ausman, Mike Haberman. Brad Schcelkc, Casey Hagenah. Steve Leatherbury. Perry Brott. Randy Johnson. Dan Fitzgerald. Larry Lodge, Jack Moose, Mike Jones, Tim Parks, and Coach Detrick. Kneeling is Malcolm Jenkins, manager.JayVee basketball team, from left to right: Coach Anderson, F.. F.arl. D. Combs, J. Burlingame. D. Profcres. E. Ausman, D. Fitzgerald. W Stuckcr. I). Walk. T. Fitzgerald. L. Lee, G. Ausman. R. Fred, and Asst. Coach Detrick. Kneeling are J. Appleford and K. Katzcnberger.Panthers warm up before Waitsburg game.
Moose (above) takes offensive, while Hagenah (below) blocks opponent.
Jones jumps for two.
63A game, is a game, is a game — unless it’s baseball! The Panther team, under the leadership of Don Detrick, wound up a tremendous season by tying for first place in the Blue Mountain League with Prescott. The team gained a record of 16 wins and 12 losses.
Panther hitter Kyle Schnider collected most of the season’s batting records with a .358 average and three homeruns. Kyle tied the individual record for triples in one game with two. Also gaining a spot in the record books was Brad Scheelke with an individual game record of five stolen bases.
Team Ties for First
64Steve Collier keeps opponent close to base.
Ed Wren is team manager for fourth consecutive year.
(ireg Ausman waits for pitcher’s throw.
Casey contemplates baseball while others watch game.Front row: Dan Walk. Bill Lee. Curt Scheelke, Randy Fred. Tom Fitzgerald. Ed Earl, Greg Ausman, Ken Lee, and Assistant Coach Dennis Kachelmeier. Back row: Coach Don Detrick. Mike Jones, Wayne Stucker. Steve Collier, Brad Scheelke, Casey Hagenah, Kyle Schnider, Don Avcy, Larry Lodge. Jack Moose, and Assistant Coach Bill Anderson. Not pictured: D.R. Schnider.
67Spring Sports Gain Foothold
Tracy and Darcie put every thing into it.
The track program made great strides under the coaching of Kathy Bremner and A1 Lang. Six girls and two boys—Darcie Parks, Tammy Mullins, Kathy Tuschoff. Darlene Schnider, Tracy Mullins, Toni Butner, Mike Jones and Bill Lee—all participated in the district meet at Moscow. The girls’ 440-relav team experienced disappointment when it missed a chance for state competition by one second.
First row, left to right: D. Schnider. J. Owens, C. Mullins, 1'. Butner. L. Hanchett. Second row: M. Marvel, T. Mullins, K. Tuschoff, K. Savage, K. Bremner. D. Parks, T. Mullins. Third row: K. Kat .enberger, F. Jenkins, J. Burlingame, J. Dickinson, B. Kirkpatrick, M. Jones, B. Lee, and Coach Lang.
68Under the direction of Principal Ray Norton, a golf team was established at AHS. Although the team tallied a 1-15-1 record, members improved as the season progressed and showed spirit and dedication.
Varsity members were Ed Earl, Randy Fred, Ed Ausman, Mike Rogers, and Brad Scheelke.
Golf team with advisor Mr. Norton.
69And Here Are The Winners!
Girls’ basketball winners: D. Parks. Most Valuable;
I. Spears. Inspirational; K. Johnson. Coach’s Award.
Outstanding baseball players: Brad Scheelkc, Inspirational; K. Schnider, Mr. Baseball. Not pictured: Jack Moose, Coach’s Award.
Track trophy recipients: Tracy Mullins, Inspirational; Boh Kirkpatrick, Coach’s Award; Kellie Savage. Coach’s Award. Not pictured: Darcie Parks. Coach’s Award.
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