Dillon Tribune (Dillon, Mont.) 1989-current, November 28, 1989, Image 11

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B C H S h o o p s t e r s b e g i n s e a s o n w i t h c l a s s i c Tuosday,Nov.23.1989-©SSi®jsa The Dillon Beavers began last season as one ofthe hottest boys’ basketball teams in the state, but a late season slump kept the Beavers from advancing to the state tournament This year. Craig Finberg, in his fourth year as head coach, will look to guide his talent-rich team to the promised land. The Beavers, 13-8 last sea­ son, return seven varsity letter* meni all seniors, to the fold. Jason Donnelly, a 5’H ” guard, Jaison Stiff, a 6’3\ forward, 5’9\ guard Tory Taylor, S’S\ guard Brad Doig, 5’10H guard Shawn Allen, 6' forward Rich Ferris, and 6’4\ center Andy Benson will be looked upon for leader­ ship in their final season. Jun­ iors Nick Miller, e 5’H\ guard, and 6* forward Dan Ferris, along with sophomore guard Trent Taylor round out the squad. Donnelly led the team in s p r­ ing last year with 14.6 points per game and is noted as one of the most dangerous three-point shooters in the conference. Donnelly connected on 57 triples last season. Stiff was the second leading scorer with 12.2 PPG, followed by Ferris at 12.1. Stiff pulled down 5.5 rebounds pergameand led the team with an 80 percent free throw percentage. The guard trio ofTaylor, Doig, and Allen give the Beavers a lightning quick backcourt that can distribute the ball, or pull up and hit outside shots at any given time. Taylor averaged 8.7 points a game last year, includ­ ing 45 percent of his three-point shots. Doig averaged 9.6 points a contest and will create oppor­ tunities for teammates with his driving ability. Allen saw lim­ ited time last season, but will be CRAIG FINBERG called upon to add punch from the guard spot Benson also saw limited time last year and will usehisheight tooffsetsome of the bigger teams that the Beavers willface. Miller, Dan Ferris, and Trent Taylor spent last season on the junior varsity team. “We are excited with the re­ turning players firom last year's team,” noted Finberg. “We feel with the talent we have we can be as good as anybody.” 1 want to raise the expecta­ tion of the players,” added Fin­ berg. “We will expect more of ourselves and we will not be afraid to fail. Our goal is to win the state championship, but we will take, care ofthe little things along the way. The program is in place and we will give it our best effort” “Our keys for the season will be to stay free from injuries, play solid defense, have our players sacrifice for the good of the team, and to find the right team chemistry,” said Finberg. “We plan to attack teams defensively, push the ball up the R e y n o l d s n a m e d A l l - D i s t r i c t Jenny Reynolds,ajuniorfrom Twin Bridges, has been named to the NAIA District 12 volley­ ball team. Reynolds join* 40 otiter play- eri'frtriii Montaih'a) Ndlfth D a ­ kota, art 8’South Dakota on the B a c k - d r a f t i n g s t o v e s c a n k i l l o r i n j u r e Every winter, according to the Montana Energy Safety Coun­ cil, there are fatalities and near­ fatalities of people who are as­ phyxiated in their own homes. Back-drafting, especially during the coldest months of a Montana winter, has been labeled the “Quiet Killer.” Back-drafting occurs when the by-products of combustion in a fireplace, stove or gas fur­ nace are drawn back into the room, in place of fresh air for ■ combustion, rather than being exhausted to the outside. It is, according to the Safety Council, a serious problem as the by­ products may contain carbon, monoxide. Fireplace and wood-burning stoves, especially, require a lot of air while burning. Many well- sealed homes, the product of weatherization practices such as floor and not be afraid to shoot the ball if it's a good shot,” noted Finberg. “We can hit shots in- ■ side and outside, and that should make us a tough team to de­ fend.” “If we can utilize our quick­ ness and take a lot of shots then it will be to our advantage.” “The conference should be very tough. Livingston and Anaconda played for the state championshiplastseason so they know what it takes to make it to the biggame. Havre and Brown­ ing should be very tough-by tournament time.” - - “I feel it will be an exciting' year for basketball in Dillon,” concluded Finberg. The junior varsity roster will consist of 11 sophomores: Greg Lemelin, Tod Petersen, Kasey Briggs, Damon Weekes, Larry Erickson, Scott Schield, Todd Keridell, Jay Holt, Jared Rora­ baugh* Will Taylor, and Pat Bailey. Miller and Trent Taylor will swine between both teams. 1089-90 Boy* Basketball Schedule Dec. 8-9, Tip-off Clastic, Butte Pec 15, Helena Capital, Dillon Dec. 16, Anaconda, Dillon Dec. 20, B utte Centra], Dillon Jan. 5, Hamilton, Dillon- Jan. 6, St. Ignatius, Dillon Jan. 12, Livingston, Dillon Jan. 13, Deer Lodge, Doer Lodge Jan. 18, Helena Capital, Helena Jan. 20, Anaconda. Anaconda Jan. 2,6 B utte Central, Butte Jan. 27, Belgrade, Dillon Feb. 2, Hamilton, Hamilton Feb. 9, Park, Livingston Feb. 10, Deer Lodge, Dillon Feb. 14, Boulder, Boulder Feb. 16, Belgrade, Belgrade Feb. 22-24, Divisional Tourney, Bozeman Mar. 1-3, S tate Tournament, Bore- elite team. Reynolds notched 178 kills and 96 blocks for the Lady Bull­ dogs last season. •By earning the honor Rey­ nolds will be eligible tobe named to the NAIA All-American Team. caulking and weatherstripping, are often too tight to provide adequate air for safe operation of open-flame heating systems. It may be necessary to add a combustion air source to pre­ vent back-drafting. To check for back-drafting, the council says, start a fire in the fireplace on a cold day. After a few minutes, carefully touch the vent pipe of the fumace, hot waterheaterorany space heater. If the vent is cold, the fireplace could be creating a dangerous back-draft. Turn down the thermostats and water heater temperature controls immedi­ ately and let the fireplace tum out The council advised people with a back-draft problem to contact a heating and plumbing contractor or the local utility company for further assistance. S p o r t s C a l e n d a r Wedneaday: WMC men’a and women’s bas­ ketball teams travel to Ricks Col- leg. * Fridays BCHS wrestling team will be at the Butte High Invitational Friday and Saturday.}; ■ WMC men's and women’s bas­ ketball teams travel to the College ofldaho. „ Saturday: WMC men’s basketball team travels to Northwest Nazarene. S t a n d i n g s frontier Conference Mens’ Basketball Standings Montana Tech Carroll W. Montana Rocky Mt. N. Montana Conf 04) 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 All. 6-0 3-1 3-1 2-1 1-2 RESULTS! 683-2331 Dillon Tribune Santa (alias Beaverhead Printing and Office Supply) has that perfect gift... If For the Student tfPFor that hard-to-buy-for-person • Typewriters • Briefcases • Art Supplies • Desk Items • Calculators • Pen Sets • And Much Much More B eaverhead P r in t in g & O ffice S upply 2 0 E . G l e n d a l e 6 8 3 - 6 8 3 4 — -- *- ------- ■«- mMv ^ m v h (n i n v n i D ire c tin g tra ffic ... BCHS head basketball coach Craig Finberg walks through a play during practice last week. Junior forward Dan Ferris listens closely to the instructions given. I D i s t r i c t 1 1 - C l o o k i n g t o u g h The Twin Bridges Falcons, defending District 11-C Confer­ ence and District tournament champions, will look to hold off the hard , charge of the Lima Bears and the . Sheridan Pan­ thers as they prepare for the, 1989-90 season. The Falcons are coached by Ron Mailey, in his sixth year, who guided his team to a 24-2 record last season. Mailey returns a veteran lineup that raw only one player lo B t t o g r a d u a t i o n J l ^ f t t f t h e way wiu be ff junior Tntity Davis: who averaged 14p6intspergame,/.•^-.•We last year and dished out five assists per contest. Senior Shawn Kelly, 6’1\ (12 PPG) returns as a strong rebounder with six caroms a game. Junior John Giles led the team with seven rebounds a game and scored 10 points a contest in his sophomore year. Rounding out the squad will be 6’5\ senior Louis Reynolds, 6’1\: senior Emry McAlear, 6' senior Cory Day, 5*10 senior Todd Hubert, 6' junior Randy Boyd, 6 T junior Chad Johnson, and sophomore Travis Gibson. Junior Dustin Keltner, (a starter last season, averaged eight rebounds and eight points per game but will be lost for the season with a knee injury. “I feel real good about the season,” noted Mailey. “We lost only one player to graduation (Andy Nye), and I feel that we have the talent to pick up the slack. If it is possible, I look for a better season thisyear than last We will strive to improve on the personal improvement aspect” “We will try. to play within our own capabilities,” added Mailey. Teams will be pumped up to play us so we will have to be ready. We will continue to do the same things wehave done in thepastandby tournament time we hope to be playing our best ball.” Bill Gibson will return for his third year as an assistant ta Mailey. In Lima Head Coach Jerry Allen, in his second season, S p e e c h r e s u l t s Beaverhead County High School’s speech team earned second place honors for schools in classes A, B and C at the Butte tournament last weekend. Dillon area finalists in the tournament included Heather Gneiting, seventh place in the Lincoln-Douglas debate; Karen Peters, second place in the Lin­ coln-Douglas debate; Mary Frances O’Connor, second place in humorous oral interpretation; Jodi Jones, second place in memorized public address and Becky Angell, first place in origi­ nal oratory. .welcomed 19. players to begin theyear. The Bears finished 14- 6 last season and third in the conference. Allen returns four starters from last year's squad. Seniors Dan Brown, John Stosich, and Shane Kluesner will be joined in the starting lineup by junior Dallas Jensen. Brown is a 6' guard, the 6 T will play post, Kluesner is a 6’ forward, and Jensen is a 6*2\ forward. They will be joined by Rose and Sean Esfcffl. a n going to stress alot of defense,” notedAllen. “Defense and rebounding will be the key. Ifwecanhit the boards hard it will make us a better team.” “We will tiy to spread the offense out and make our oppo­ nents guard all five guys,\ added Allen. \We will stress rebounds, limiting the opponent to one shot, then getting bade down the floor.” “It is nice to have the return­ ers,” said Allen. “We lost only one starter from last season and that should make us stronger.\ Head Coach Rob Lott, in his' eighth season at Sheridan, will look to tum around a team that finished 2-18 last year. Lott will start with six re­ turning lettermen from last year's club. Senior Bill Flager, 5 ^ , returns as theleadingscorer with tight points per game and two steals a contest Senior Kip Funk, 6', grabbed six rebounds a game last year and is expected to be an inside force fof the Panthers this season. Four juniors round out the returning lettermen. Jason George, 6’2\ 6’4\ Dave Fetter- ley, S’S\ Bill Bieler, and S’ll Joe Forcella saw plenty of playing timelastyear and will be counted onforleadershipduringthelong season. Juniors Jason Simonsen, 6', 5*9\ Jake Bamosky, and 6’ John Smith will round out the Pan­ ther roster. “We will tiy to become funda­ mentally as sound as possible,” noted Lott. “We will play tough, aggressive defense and a faster pace game than we have played in the past” “We will have to be successful reboundingagainsttallerteams and will hove to gain some con­ fidence in our ability,” added Lott *We will have to leant to win in the tough games.” The three coaches were in agreement that Twin Bridges, Ennis, Lima, West Yellowstone, and Harrison will be the teams - tobeat iri tlie;ccinfiM rti^;:^^ The following is thi basket-' ball schedules for Twin Bridges, Lima, and Sheridan: Twin Bridgisa Bojra Dec. 8-8,Gardiner Tourney Dec. 15, Lima, away Dec. 16, Ennis, home Dec 21, Manhattan Christian, away Dec. 22, H arrison, borne Jan. 5, Sheridan, away Jan. 6, Willow Creek, home Jan. 12, White Sulphur, away Jan. 13, Three Forks, home Jan. 19, Lima, home Jan. 20, Ennis, away Jan. 28, Harriaon, away Jan.27, Manhattan Christian,home Feb. 2, Sheridan, home Feb. 3 , Willow Creak, away Feb. 8, G ardiner, home Feb. 10, Three Fbrks, away Feb. 15-17, Diatrict, Dillon Feb. 22-24, Divisional, Helena Feb. 284£ar. 2, State, Billings Lima Boys B a sketball S chedule Dec. 8-9, Granite Invitational Dec 15, Twin Bridget, home Dec. 16, Sheridan, away Dec. 19, Willow Creek, aw^y Doc 20, Leadore, home Jan. 5, Whitehall, away Jan. 6, Ennis, away Jan. 12, Harrison, home Jan. 13, West Yellowstone, away Jan. 19, Twin Bridges, away Jan. 20, Sheridan, home Jan. 24, Clark County, away Jan. 26, Willow Creek, home Feb. 2, Whitehall, home Feb. 3, Ennis, home Feb. 9, H arrison, away Feb. 10, W o t Yellowstone, home Feb. 15-17, District, Dilloo Feb. 21-23, Divisional, Helena Feb. 28-Mar. 2, State, Billing* Klaa F laBM rtlac L a a m • M w . t l IndirSual Hifh Q a n c J . 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S b a r tf a n Boyit B asketball S chedule Dec 8-9, Ennis Tourney Dec 15, Harrison, away Dec 16, Lima, home Dec 20, Ennis, home Jan. 5, Twin Bridges, home ' Jan. 6, Three Forks, away Jan. li^ Wert Yellowstone, home Jan. 13, Townsend, away Jan. 19, H arrison, home Jan. 20, Lima, away Jan. 26, Ennis, away Jan. 30, B otte Centra] JV, away Feb. 2, Twin Bridges, awqr Feb. 3, Three Forks, home Feb. 9 , 'West Yellowstone, away Feb. 10, Townsend, home Feb. 15-17, District, Bilk* Feb. 21-23, Diviatone!, Helena Feb. 28-Mar. 2, State, Billings

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