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More basketball referee memories of the past

As I continued to referee for several years, I was included in the top rating as an official. I was chosen for tournaments — the first being a Class C District A Tournament in Sidney, MT. Almost every referee looks forward to working a tournament. I believe the year was 1961 and the teams were Froid, Culbertson, Bainville, Brockton, Savage, Richey, Frazer, and Lambert. Some of these schools have now combined because of enrollment.

A memory from this tourney was that Mr. Kenneth K. Kins was the coach of the Brockton Indians. As reported before, Mr. Kins was my seventh and eighth grade teacher a...


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