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1955-56 Boys Basketball Scores


Bucyrus Redmen
Coach:  John Hutton
Record:  8-11 (2-5 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Jerry Weithman (288 pts/15.1 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     BHS     Opp
12/02/55	Port Clinton		W	72	67
12/06/55	@Tiffin Columbian	L	72	88
12/09/55	Galion			L	55	61
12/16/55	@Crestline		W	71	67
12/20/55	Willard			W	73	66
12/28/55	Sycamore		L	66	79	Holiday Tournament at Marion Coliseum
12/29/55	Marion St. Mary's	W	55	52	Holiday Tournament at Marion Coliseum
01/05/56	@Shelby			L	45	68
01/10/56	Kenton			L	72	74
01/13/56*	@Upper Sandusky		W	57	52
01/20/56*	Bellevue		W	73	46
01/27/56*	@Willard		L	76	80
01/31/56	Upper Sandusky		W	57	54
02/03/56*	@Galion			L	49	75
02/10/56*	Shelby			L	43	68
02/14/56	Mansfield Madison	W	70	61
02/17/56*	Tiffin Columbian	L	58	75
02/22/56*	@Norwalk		L	58	62
02/24/56	Marion Harding		L	59	67	Sectional Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School

Dick Gray:		Honorable Mention Northern Ohio League
Jerry Weithman:		Second Team Northern Ohio League


Chatfield Tigers
Coach:  Bill Maxwell
Record:  5-14 (3-6 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Gary Smith (373 pts/19.6 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     Opp
11/18/55	@Iberia			L	61	82
11/22/55	Lykens			L	48	56
11/25/55	@Claridon		L	62	69
11/29/55	@New Washington		L	56	86
12/02/55*	@Sulphur Springs	L	54	88
12/06/55	Leesville		W	65	64
12/09/55*	Mt. Zion		W	66	42
12/16/55*	@Lykens			L	48	50
01/03/56	@Holmes-Liberty		L	31	50
01/06/56*	Whetstone		W	63	52
01/10/56	Sulphur Springs		L	60     107
01/13/56*	@North Robinson		L	57	59
01/20/56*	Holmes-Liberty		L	65	93
01/27/56*	Leesville		L	50	72	at Galion Middle School
02/03/56*	@Tiro			W	82	71
02/07/56	North Robinson		W	66	53
02/10/56*	New Washington		L	63	90
02/18/56	Holmes-Liberty		L	57	99	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/56	New Washington		L	60	65	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School

Ron Sand:		Second Team Crawford County League


Crestline Bulldogs
Coach:  Les Grace
Record:  9-9
Leading Scorer:  Bill Wood (284 pts/15.7 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     CHS     Opp
12/02/55	Fredericktown		L	81     106
12/09/55	@Carey			W	79	63
12/10/55	Butler			W	68	45
12/13/55	Upper Sandusky		W	58	56
12/16/55	Bucyrus			L	67	71
12/20/55	@Galion			L	59	64
12/30/55	@Logan			W	74	72
01/06/56	Galion			L	71	79
01/13/56	@Marion St. Mary's	L	47	72
01/14/56	@Upper Sandusky		W	94	77
01/17/56	Shelby			L	83	99
01/21/56	@Bellville		L	63	80
01/24/56	@Cardington		W	62	55
01/31/56	@Shelby			L	77     100
02/03/56	Loudonville		W	78	72
02/10/56	Mt. Gilead		W	71	60
02/15/56	@Willard		W	95	74
02/17/56	Carey			L	56	57	County Exempt Tournament at Fremont Ross High School


Galion Tigers
Coach:  Jack Shuck
Record:  13-7 (5-2 NOL)
Leading Scorer:  Harry Garverick (371 pts/18.5 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     GHS    Opp
12/06/55	Mansfield Madison	W	64	59
12/09/55	@Bucyrus		W	61	55
12/13/55	@Shelby			L	60	89
12/16/55	Ashland			L	58	73
12/17/55	@Mt. Gilead		W	77	56
12/20/55	Crestline		W	64	59
12/27/55	Mt. Vernon		L	53	71
01/03/56*	@Upper Sandusky		W	99	85
01/06/56	@Crestline		W	79	71
01/13/56*	Shelby			L	74	77
01/20/56*	Tiffin Columbian	L	51	69
01/27/56*	@Norwalk		W	61	56
01/31/56	Marion St. Marys	W	63	54
02/03/56*	Bucyrus			W	75	49
02/10/56*	@Bellevue		W	90	70
02/14/56	@Marion Harding		L	66	85
02/17/56*	Willard			W	96	57
02/21/56	Mansfield Madison	W	77	64
02/24/56	Mansfield Madison	W	82	64	Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum
03/03/56	Shelby			L	63	87	Sectional Tournament at Marion Coliseum

Harry Garverick:	First Team Northern Ohio League
Charles Miller:		Honorable Mention Northern Ohio League
Willie Ritzhaupt:	Honorable Mention Northern Ohio League


Holmes-Liberty Pirates
Coach:  Clarence Jewell
Record:  19-4 (7-2 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Howard Koons (510 pts/22.1 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     HLHS    Opp
11/15/55	Mt. Zion		W	71	57	
11/18/55	@Lykens			W	74	40
11/25/55	Leesville		W	57	56	at Galion Middle School
12/02/55*	@New Washington		L	75	76
12/06/55	@North Robinson		W	75	30
12/09/55*	Lykens			W	97	51
12/16/55*	@Mt. Zion		W	52	28
01/03/56	Chatfield		W	50	31
01/06/56*	@Tiro			W	91	46
01/13/56*	Sulphur Springs		L	52	69
01/17/56	Nevada			W      100	66
01/20/56*	@Chatfield		W	93	65
01/27/56*	Whetstone		W      103	25
02/03/56*	North Robinson		W      127	32
02/07/56	@Whetstone		W	76	45
02/10/56*	Leesville		W	70	27
02/13/56	Leesville		W	71	42	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/18/56	Chatfield		W	99	57	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/56	Lykens			W	79	56	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/25/56	Sulphur Springs		L	51	54	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School - OT
03/02/56	McCutchenville		W	73	58	District Tournament at Heidelberg College
03/03/56	Gibsonburg		W	81	53	District Tournament at Heidelberg College
03/09/56	Sycamore		L	54	59	District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School

Deb Koons:		First Team Crawford County League
Howard Koons:		First Team Crawford County League


Leesville Trojans
Coach:  Allen Cole
Record:  14-10 (6-3 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Ronald Grogg (448 pts/18.6 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     Opp
11/11/55	Whetstone		W	88	28	at Galion Middle School
11/19/55	@Lexington		L	58	63
11/22/55	@Green Camp		W	80	36
11/25/55	Holmes-Liberty		L	56	57	at Galion Middle School
11/29/55	@Ontario		W	58	48
12/02/55*	Tiro			W      100	37	at Galion Middle School
12/06/55	@Chatfield		L	64	65
12/09/55*	North Robinson		W	84	48
12/13/55	@Lykens			W	52	49
12/16/55*	@Sulphur Springs	L	58     106
12/20/55	@New Washington		L	87	96
01/03/56	@Iberia			W	78	75
01/07/56*	Lykens			L	42	53	at Galion Middle School
01/13/56*	@Mt. Zion		W	57	32
01/20/56*	@Whetstone		W	65	38
01/25/56	Iberia			L	53	77	at Galion Middle School
01/27/56*	Chatfield		W	72	50	at Galion Middle School
02/04/56*	New Washington		W	56	55	at Galion Middle School
02/07/56	Harpster		W	66	52	at Galion Middle School
02/10/56*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	27	70
02/13/56	Holmes-Liberty		L	42	71	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/56	Tiro			W	66	62	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/18/56	North Robinson		W	88	47	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/23/56	Lykens			L	51	53	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School

Ronald Grogg:		Second Team Crawford County League


Lykens Panthers
Coach:  Glen White
Record:  14-8 (7-2 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Daryl Stuckey (371 pts/17.6 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     LHS     Opp
11/18/55	Holmes-Liberty		L	40	74
11/22/55	@Chatfield		W	56	48
12/02/55*	Whetstone		W	82	41
12/06/55	Melmore			W	77	75	2OT
12/09/55*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	51	97
12/13/55	Leesville		L	49	52
12/16/55*	Chatfield		W	50	48
01/03/56	Tiro			W	72	50
01/07/56*	Leesville		W	53	42	at Galion Middle School
01/10/56	Republic		W	69	45
01/13/56*	New Washington		W	68	67
01/17/56	@Sycamore		L	49	78
01/20/56*	@Tiro			W	73	54
01/24/56	@Whetstone		W	65	57
01/27/56*	@Mt. Zion		W	61	60
01/31/56	Bloomville		L	64	70
02/03/56*	Sulphur Springs		L	53	81
02/10/56*	North Robinson		W	81	67
02/16/56	New Washington		W	60	51	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/56	Holmes-Liberty		L	56	79	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/23/56	Leesville		W	53	51	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/25/56	Mt. Zion		L	56	57	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School

Darryl Stuckey:		First Team Crawford County League


Mt. Zion Bulldogs
Coach:  Robert Morrison
Record:  9-13 (2-7 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Charles Smith (415 pts/18.8 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     MZHS    Opp
11/15/55	@Holmes-Liberty		L	57	71
11/18/55	New Washington		L	33	56
11/25/55	Sulphur Springs		L	43	85
12/02/55*	North Robinson		W	61	42
12/09/55*	@Chatfield		L	42	66
12/12/55	@Attica			L	49	63
12/16/55*	Holmes-Liberty		L	28	52
12/29/55	Nevada			W	65	64
01/03/56	@North Robinson		W	50	46
01/06/56*	@New Washington		L	52	87
01/13/56*	Leesville		L	32	57
01/17/56	Marion St. Marys	W	39	57
01/20/56*	@Sulphur Springs	L	50	86
01/27/56*	Lykens			L	60	61
02/03/56*	@Whetstone		L	44	46
02/10/56*	Tiro			W	70	50
02/13/56	Tiro			W	77	57	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/56	Sulphur Springs		L	69	95	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/23/56	New Washington		W	59	52	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/25/56	Lykens			W	57	56	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
03/03/56	Monroeville		W	58	54	District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/09/56	Sulphur Springs		L	50	74	District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School


New Washington Indians
Coach:  Frank Robey
Record:  14-6 (6-3 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Paul Fike (469 pts/23.4 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     NWHS    Opp
11/15/55	Attica			W	75	74
11/18/55	@Mt. Zion		W	56	33
11/29/55	Chatfield		W	86	56
12/02/55*	Holmes-Liberty		W	76	75
12/06/55	@Sulphur Springs	L	62	93
12/09/55*	@Whetstone		W	83	40
12/13/55	New Haven		W      101	49
12/16/55*	Tiro			W	85	70
12/20/55	Leesville		W	96	87
01/06/56*	Mt. Zion		W	87	52
01/13/56*	@Lykens			L	67	68
01/20/56*	North Robinson		W      100	59
01/27/56*	Sulphur Springs		L	63	99
02/04/56*	Leesville		L	55	56	at Galion Middle School
02/07/56	@Nevada			W	75	67
02/10/56*	@Chatfield		W	90	63
02/16/56	Lykens			L	51	60	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/18/56	Whetstone		W	71	41	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/56	Chatfield		W	65	60	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/23/56	Mt. Zion		L	52	59	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School

Paul Fike:		First Team Crawford County League


North Robinson Robins
Coach:  James Clem
Record:  5-13 (3-6 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Ted Hartwell (272 pts/15.1 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     NRHS    Opp
11/18/55	@Shiloh			L	33	86
11/22/55	@Whetstone		W	42	37
11/29/55	Sulphur Springs		L	45	81
12/02/55*	@Mt. Zion		L	42	61
12/06/55	Holmes-Liberty		L	30	75
12/09/55*	Leesville		L	48	84	at Galion Middle School
12/16/55*	Whetstone		W	59	50
01/03/56	Mt. Zion		L	46	50
01/06/56*	@Sulphur Springs	L	31	82
01/13/56*	Chatfield		W	59	57
01/17/56	Plymouth		W	78	64
01/20/56*	@New Washington		L	59     100
01/27/56*	Tiro			W	80	70
02/03/56*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	32     127
02/07/56	@Chatfield		L	53	66
02/10/56*	Lykens			L	67	81
02/16/56	Sulphur Springs		L	56	80	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/18/56	Leesville		L	47	88	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Sulphur Springs Yellow Jackets
Coach:  Tom Thatcher
Record:  26-1 (9-0 CCL) #2 UPI Class B
Leading Scorer:  Terry Miller (571 pts/21.9 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     SSHS    Opp
11/15/55	Salem Township		W      102	38
11/19/55	Cory-Rawson		W	80	73
11/25/55	@Mt. Zion		W	85	43
11/29/55	@North Robinson		W	81	45
12/02/55*	Chatfield		W	88	54
12/06/55	New Washington		W	93	62
12/09/55*	@Tiro			W      112	35
12/16/55*	Leesville		W      106	58
01/03/56	@Attica			W	63	52
01/06/56*	North Robinson		W	82	31
01/10/56	@Chatfield		W      107	60
01/13/56*	@Holmes-Liberty		W	69	52
01/17/56	Lucas			W	97	65
01/20/56*	Mt. Zion		W	86	50
01/24/56	@Sycamore		W	48	45
01/27/56*	@New Washington		W	99	63
02/03/56*	@Lykens			W	81	53
02/04/56	Caledonia		W      105	69
02/10/56*	@Whetstone		W      100	62
02/13/56	Whetstone		W	78	44	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/56	North Robinson		W	80	56	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/21/56	Mt. Zion		W	95	69	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/25/56	Holmes-Liberty		W	54	51	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School - OT
03/02/56	Wakeman-Townsend	W	79	47	District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/03/56	Lucas			W	53	50	District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/09/56	Mt. Zion		W	74	50	District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School
03/10/56	Sycamore		L	44	45	District Tournament at Mansfield Senior High School

Roger Kalb:		UPI Class B Honorable Mention All-Ohio
			Second Team Crawford County League
Charles McCallister:	Second Team Crawford County League
Larry Miller:		Second Team Crawford County League
Terry Miller:		UPI Class B Second Team All-Ohio
			First Team Crawford County League


Tiro Tigers
Coach:  Bob Johnson
Record:  3-14 (1-8 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Norman Tackett (328 pts/19.2 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     THS     Opp
11/08/55	New Haven		W	76	65
11/18/55	Whetstone		W	63	50
11/22/55	Shiloh			L	63     100
11/29/55	Tiro Alumni		L	49	65
12/02/55*	Leesville		L	37     100	at Galion Middle School
12/09/55*	Sulphur Springs		L	35     112
12/16/55*	New Washington		L	70	85
01/03/56	@Lykens			L	50	72
01/06/56*	Holmes-Liberty		L	46	91
01/13/56*	@Whetstone		W	 2	 0	via forfeit
01/14/56	Greenwich		L	64	75
01/20/56*	Lykens			L	54	73
01/27/56*	@North Robinson		L	70	80
02/03/56*	Chatfield		L	71	82
02/10/56*	@Mt. Zion		L	50	70
02/13/56	Mt. Zion		L	57	77	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/16/56	Leesville		L	62	66	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School


Whetstone Hornets
Coach:  John Robertson
Record:  3-17 (1-8 CCL)
Leading Scorer:  Bob Wilcox (307 pts/15.30 avg)

Date		Versus		       W/L     WHS     Opp
11/11/55	Leesville		L	28	88	at Galion Middle School
11/15/55	Martel			W	73	59
11/18/55	@Tiro			L	50	63
11/22/55	North Robinson		L	37	42
12/02/55	@Lykens			L	41	82
12/09/55*	New Washington		L	40	83
12/13/55	Meeker			L	50     101
12/16/55*	@North Robinson		L	50	59
01/06/56*	@Chatfield		L	52	63
01/13/56*	Tiro			L	 0	 2	via forfeit
01/18/56	Martel			W	66	31	
01/20/56*	Leesville		L	38	65
01/24/56	Lykens			L	57	65
01/27/56*	@Holmes-Liberty		L	25     103
01/28/56	Morral			L	58	69
02/03/56*	Mt. Zion		W	46	44
02/07/56	Holmes-Liberty		L	45	76
02/10/56*	Sulphur Springs		L	62     100
02/13/56	Sulphur Springs		L	44	78	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School
02/18/56	New Washington		L	41	71	Crawford County Tournament at Bucyrus High School

Crawford County League Standings

Team CCL Reg Overall Sulphur Springs 9 - 0 19 - 0 26 - 1 Holmes-Liberty 7 - 2 14 - 2 19 - 4 Lykens 7 - 2 12 - 6 14 - 8 Leesville 6 - 3 12 - 8 14 - 10 New Washington 6 - 3 12 - 4 14 - 6 North Robinson 3 - 6 5 - 11 5 - 13 Chatfield 3 - 6 5 - 12 5 - 14 Mt. Zion 2 - 7 4 - 12 8 - 14 Tiro 1 - 8 3 - 12 3 - 14 Whetstone 1 - 8 3 - 15 3 - 17

Northern Ohio League Standings

Team NOL Reg Overall Shelby 7 - 0 16 - 1 19 - 2 Tiffin Columbian 6 - 1 12 - 4 16 - 5 Galion 5 - 2 12 - 6 13 - 7 Norwalk 4 - 3 8 - 9 9 - 10 Bellevue 2 - 5 4 - 11 4 - 12 Bucyrus 2 - 5 8 - 10 8 - 11 Upper Sandusky 1 - 6 4 - 14 4 - 15 Willard 1 - 6 4 - 13 4 - 14

Crawford County Top Ten Scoring Averages

RNK AVG Name School Points Games 1 23.45 Paul Fike New Washington 469 20 2 22.17 Howard Koons Holmes-Liberty 510 23 3 21.96 Terry Miller Sulphur Springs 571 26 4 20.43 Deb Koons Holmes-Liberty 470 23 5 19.63 Gary Smith Chatfield 373 19 6 19.29 Norman Tackett Tiro 328 17 7 18.86 Charles Smith Mt. Zion 415 22 8 18.66 Ronald Grogg Leesville 448 24 9 18.55 Harry Garverick Galion 371 20 10 17.88 Larry Miller Sulphur Springs 425 27

Crawford County Top Ten Scoring Games

RNK PTS Name School Versus Date 1 53 Deb Koons Holmes-Liberty North Robinson 02/03/56 2 46 Howard Koons Holmes-Liberty Whetstone 01/27/56 3 44 Norman Tackett Tiro North Robinson 01/27/56 4 40 Deb Koons Holmes-Liberty Nevada 01/17/56 40 Norman Tackett Tiro Leesville 02/16/56 7 39 Terry Miller Sulphur Springs Leesville 12/16/55 8 37 Howard Koons Holmes-Liberty Nevada 01/17/56 37 Harry Garverick Galion Madison 02/24/56 10 36 Ted Hartwell North Robinson Lykens 02/10/57 Return to listing by years Return to the index Email Me: