Throwback Thursday for Feb. 26


With a strong response to the idea of showcasing past photos, The Tribune is running a weekly feature called “Throwback Thursday.”

The Tribune will display photos from past Jackson County athletics.

We would like your photos and memories. Please email sports editor Jordan Morey at [email protected] or call him at 812-523-7069.

(Following information is for this week’s feature)

Seymour’s first regional boys basketball championship team, the 1969-70 Owls.

Cheerleaders, left to right, Jill Steinberger, Peggy Randolph, Denise Allen, Judy Marshall and Margy Jones.

First row: Dan Deputy, Max Siefker, Bill Owens, Baron Hill and manager, Jeff Culp. Back row: Assistant  coach Richard Stickles, Mark Emkes, Richard Growe, Stan Schroer, Larry Weber, Rick Mousa, Joe Hackman, Gary Plumer, manager, George Green, Greg Schneck and coach Barney Scott.

Following victories against Scottsburg (80-79) and Jennings County (84-83), the Owls beat Brazil 74-51 and Bloomington high school 90-64 in the Bloomington Regional finals.

At the Evansville semistate, the Owls defeated Milltown 68-60 before falling to Loogootee 80-78.

This week’s photo comes from the 1970 Seymour High School yearbook, submitted by Rodger Ruddick.

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