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1968 PC High School Yearbook

The 1968 Nebraska State Basketball Champions included (l-r): Jim Armbruster, student manager; Mike Frerichs, Marvin Tickle, Paul Shellabarger, Larry Stohler, Robert Gloy, Gregg Chrisman, Larry Todd, John Long, John Mathes, Steve Aten, Gary Erlewine, student manager; and Coaches Dick Thurin and Larry Pritchett in front.

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All but two members of the 1968 Nebraska State Basketball Championship team and their coaches gathered at the home of teammate John Long and wife Kris of Grant to celebrate their 50-year reunion and reminisce their glory days. Recreating the 1968 championship photo are (l-r): Jim Armbruster, student manager; Mike Frerichs, Marvin Tickle, Paul Shellabarger, Larry Stohler, Robert Gloy, Gregg Chrisman, Larry Todd, John Long, John Mathes and Coaches Dick Thurin and Larry Pritchett in front. Due to surgery and scheduling, Steve Aten and Gary Erlewine were unable to attend.

‘68 state champs relive glory days 50 years later

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Junior golfers include (front row, l-r): Ben Skeels, Brock Tines, Cade Kroeker, Brecken Uehling and Charis Goodell. Back row: Ella Uehling, Myles Bishop, Elijah Goodell and Daniel Hartman.

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Junior golfers include (l-r): Olivia Gengenbach, Lauren Bishop and Carter Hendricks.

Pheasant Run hosts junior golf camp

Pheasant Run Golf Course in Grant held a junior golf camp June 4-6. The 12 golfers, ages 7-12, received instruction on putting, chipping and short irons. 

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Local legend, Bill Jackman, puts up a jump shot during his basketball career with the Nebraska Huskers. Jackman played for the Huskers from 1984 to 1987. 

Where are they now? Bill Jackman

Bill Jackman’s 214 point-scoring record in the Nebraska high school boys state basketball tournament still reigns. He scored 1,768 high school career points, 749 in a single season.

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