Myrtle Basketball. Chapter 7.

“My earliest memories of Myrtle’s basketball team are from times when my parents took me as a babe in arms to games in the old, frame gymnasium.” Page 127.

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“The 1965 Mirror has a photograph of the recently built elementary building taken from the south, and the future gym, still under construction, can be seen soaring above it in the background.” Page 132.

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Myrtle’s three coaches: Hoyt Wood, Lloyd White and Harvey Childers.

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The 1962-63 team.

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“The boys who would lead their 1967-68 team to a 41-3 record had grown together as friends and athletes, starting in junior high. Larry Koon praised ‘Todd’ Owen as ‘a good coach’ who ‘loved to win.’ ‘Every game for him was the state tournament,’ Elvis Thomas said, adding, ‘He made it fun.’” Page 134.

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The 1967-68 team.

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The 1969-70 team

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