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Looking Back in Sports: 1968 Boys Basketball Champions


June 10, 2020

Coach Murphy get the victory ride on the shoulders of Ed Obie (left) and Jim Inman (right). That isn't a noose around his neck, its the nets through which the Sugarbeeters swished their way to become State Champions.

The local sports scene has all but disappeared due to COVID-19. In turn we have decided to take a look back at some of Blaine County's greatest sports accomplishments. As space allows and time permits we will look through our old newspaper archives in search of the brightest moments in Blaine County sports history. We begin with a look back at the 1968 Chinook Surgarbeeter Boys Basketball Championship.

Havre Sports Editor Praises Sugarbeeter Win

The Chinook Opinion Thursday, March 21, 1968

The following article was written by Vern McIntyre, Sports Editors, and appeared in Monday's edition...

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