Meet the Pirate boys' track team of 1973
Meet the Bluffton High School boys’ track team of one-half century past.
This team, in 1973, was runner-up in the Northwest Conference track meet. Roger Triplett set a pole vault record and the 880 relay team advanced to the state meet.
Front from left, Seth Bixel, Terry Huber, Larry Huber, Dave Brauen, Dave Stratton, Steve Shaw, Dean Edwards, Jack Martz, Brett Stratton, Jack Huber and Delmar Nuzum.
Second row from left, Rick Wiess, manager, Dave Hoffer, Earl Dunlap, Doug Dunlap;, Jim Leiber, Doug Boehr, Fred Wiess, Tim Bracy, Kevin Parthemore, Keith Reichenbach, Tony Gratz and Curtis Habegger, manager.
Top row from left, Coach Milkreit, Robert Howard, Stan Trost, Don Overmyer, Terry McKibben, Jed Marquart, Jon Krehbiel, Larry Triplett, Ron Matter, Jeff Shaw, Randy Steiner, Roger Triplett, Bill Sommers, Coach Bruskotter (missing, Larry Van Atta and Jeff Boehr).