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60 track seasons ago at Bluffton HS

Meet the boys' track team of 1963

1963 Bluffton High School boys’ track team

Front from left, Dave Burkholder, Richard Bucher, Ken Lugibihl, Gene Balmer, Gary Zimmerman, Dennis Swank, Cliff Eastman, Bill Swank and Sam Reineke.

Standing from left, Terry Habegger, Tom Bogart, Steve Niswander, Larry Amstutz, Fred Rodabaugh, Dave Travis, Dennis Swank, Charles Baker and Dan Lehman.

Frank Osborne was the coach. From this team Sam Reineke and Gary Zimmerman qualified for Class A district track meet. The team held meets on the old Bluffton College track on the east side of Bentley Road, across from the current Bluffton University football stadium.

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