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By Gini Davis
The Creswell Chronicle 

'69 state championship radio rebroadcast provides nostalgic trip down memory lane


February 8, 2018

Gini Davis

CHS Athletic Hall of Fame members (from left) Dennis Whittington, Mike Towne, Randy Wheeler and Pat Towne, with framed copies of the state championship brackets and poster commemorating their 1969 2A State Champion boys' basketball team's title game victory over Sutherlin.

Four members of the Creswell Bulldogs' 1969 2A State Champion boys' basketball team were among those who gathered in the CHS commons on Saturday, Feb. 3 to chat, snack and listen to a radio rebroadcast of the exciting, high-scoring game in which Creswell defeated defending champion Sutherlin 100-91 – a record number of points for a state championship title game.

Dennis Whittington, Mike Towne, Pat Towne and Randy Wheeler were the team members present on Saturday. Before the broadcast began they visited, posed for pictures and perused memorabilia including a framed copy of their state cham...

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