Penns Valley

Share our heritage: 1953 Centre Hall basketball team

Pictured is the 1953 Centre Hall basketball team, which played in the state finals.
Pictured is the 1953 Centre Hall basketball team, which played in the state finals. Photo provided

Today’s photo is from Scott Vogt. It features the 1953 Centre Hall basketball team. According to Vogt, the team became the first from Centre County to play in the state finals. On March 23, 1953, they lost to defending state champion Jenkintown, 88-51.

Pictured in front, from left: Marlin Stover, Gary Orwig and Don Frazier.

Second row, from left: Coach Breon, Bobby “Hat” Walker, Ronnie Stover, Cal Emery, Guy Rudy and Bob Rhoades.

Third row, from left: Bill Potter, Warren Dutrow, Shannon Rimmey, Gary Smith, Wally Heiser, Ron Fultz and Lynn Smith.

Back row, from left: Sam Grove, Richard Matter, Ray Smith. Missing, Lynn Dutrow and Harry Muthersbaugh.

ABOUT THIS SERIES

Each Monday, the Centre Daily Times will publish an installment in our “Share our Heritage” series, featuring photos from Centre County’s past. Readers are welcome to submit photos to the CDT by mail, in person or by email at jmcallister@centredaily.com.

  Comments