Sunday, March 29, 2009

Faribault High School Basketball 1965 Minnesota State Runnerup

This is the Faribault High School Basketball Team that finished as Minnesota State Runner Up to Champion Minnetonka in 1965. Coached by Al Word with assistant Clyde Newton (not pictured) the team, was 9 -1 in the Big Nine Conference, losing by one point to Big Nine Champion Rochester in the only loss, and 7 -1 in tournement play, defeating undefeated Virginia in the first round 60- 55, and Luverne previous years state champion undefeated in 35 games in the semi finals 57- 50 to gain the finals. This author is #44 in the middle row.

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