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1974-75 Venice High School State Boy's Basketball Champions


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This is a photograph of the 1974-75 Venice High School Boy's Basketball team, which won the Illinois State Championship in Class A. The team defeated Timothy Christian School 65-46 in the state championship game held March 11, 1975 in Champaign, Illinois.

From left to right:
On floor: Clark Ray, Lance Austin

Seated: Jeff Corrie, Mike Logan, Mike Henry, James Crowder, James Turner, Reggie Gardner

Standing: Assistant Coach Clarence Hand, Venice Govan, Tim Walker, Algie Crawford, Larrick Arnold, Rick Salmon, Head Coach Rich Essington


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