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27
Month
August
Year
1968
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Pioneer High School's Top Runner Don Newman With Track Coach Dan Blanchard , May 1969

Pioneer High School's Top Runner Don Newman With Track Coach Dan Blanchard , May 1969 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 11, 1969
Caption
Pioneer High track coach Don Blanchard discusses the finer points of a quick start with his top runner, Don Newman. Blanchard is quite pleased with the performance of Newman this spring as the Pioneer is undefeated in the 440- yard dash. The team is experiencing a fine season as the Pioneers have a 4-0 record in Six- A League meets.

Pioneer High School Track Team, June 1969

Pioneer High School Track Team, June 1969 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, June 1, 1969
Caption
Joining the News Honor Roll of Champions after its six-A League and Belleville Regional championships is the Pioneer High track team, undefeated in seven dual meet starts. In foreground, flanking the Class A regional and Albion Innovational runner up trophies are Russ Kennedy, left, and Edd Fetters while in first row are Brad Fienberg, Walter Hill, Bob Heinonen, Lincoln Schoch, Tom Olencki, Don Newman, Dick Evans, Skip Burck, Palmer Schoch, and Maurice Reece. Second Row, again from left, are Bill Twining, Fred Crawford, Dan Bertos, Paul Gibson, Don Johnson, Garrion Campbell, Mike Bridge, Cliff Slay, Cornell Kirkland, and Don Blanchard, head coach. Third row, Nick Kellum, assistant coach, Pete Murtaugh, Dave Curby, Phil Schneeberger, Mickey Smith, Tim Bender, Ricky Mial, Bruce Robinson, Mark Lohela, Mike Vaal, and manager Eric Johnston. In fourth row, also from left, are Don Cristoff, Ben Davis, Rick Pink, Bob Hartwell, Tom Coates, Dave Downey, Carlton Davis, Jim Kuchera, Mike Hicks, Roozbeh Kahalili, Greg Bairnsdale, and Bob Jones. Missing is assistant coach Don Sleeman.