Throwback Thursday — August 16

The 1965 Seymour Boys’ Club nine and 10-year-old state championship basketball team. Front row, from left, Gary Keck, Jerry Weaver, Jerry Rebber, Dick Thoele; second row, Jim Franklin, Ted Clark, Kerry Hammett, Scott Bowman, Mike Brown; back row, Walter Franklin, coach, and Harry Cherry, local boys’ club director. Seymour won the state tournament in Indianapolis after defeating Munice in the final game 21-16. The team had gained the state finals by winning the zone tourney one week before. Seymour defeated Warsaw 46-18, and Muncie beat Shelbyville 19-15 in first round action. In the championship, Clark paced the winners with eight points, Hammett had seven and Brown, Keck and Jim Franklin each scored two. Hammett led all scorers in the win over Warsaw with 22 points. This week’s photo was taken from the March 9, 1965 edition of The Seymour Tribune.