January 26, 1973 Varsity Boys' score sheet.

This game was the clincher for Manning to become the Coon Valley Conference champs. Dale Smith, from Jefferson, was nearly unstoppable by almost every defense in the conference until this Manning home game.

"Sometime in the second half Coach James Murphy called me over from the end of the bench to sit by him. As the game was playing he explained to me that he might put me in against 6' 7" senior Dale Smith, and that I was to do everything I could to block his shots. I remember thinking to myself - please don't put me in - over and over. As it turned out was glad I got my wish and didn't have to go in the game and the Bulldogs won the game by 1 point." by Dave Kusel - a sophomore at the time.

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