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Class of 1940

Basketball (Boys)

Returning lettermen Livion Basso, Art Brumme, Valentine Cool, and Merlin Menk welcomed a new coach to the 1939-40 basketball team, as Carl Medenhall began his tenure running the program at SHS. Mendenhall's squad finished 10-12 in his first season, including 5-7 in the SCC. The season had its ups and downs, but two impressive victories included wins over large school powers Collinsville and Edwardsville. After starting the season 2-0, Staunton dropped its first game of the year to Granite City, directed by former SHS coach and player Bryon Bozarth. Granite City...


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