Duluth Central's state champion basketball team poses with its trophy in study hall on March 27, 1961, two days after their big win in the state title game. Coach Jim Hastings (left) and Principal George Beck are on either side of the trophy in the front row. (News Tribune file photo)

Photos Of Duluth Central State Basketball Title Celebration, 1961

March 1961 This month marks the 51st anniversary of the 1961 Duluth Central boys basketball team winning the state title with a 51-50 victory over Bemidji in the Twin Cities. Here are a few photos from the News Tribune archives of the celebration upon the team’s return to Duluth; click on the photos for a…
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Dominant Broncos: State Hockey Tourney

International Falls hockey coach Larry Ross and the Broncos during a game in the mid-1960s against Duluth Cathedral in Duluth. News Tribune photo by Charles Curtis There have obviously been many good teams to play in the Minnesota high school boys hockey tournament, but there were none as dominating as the International Falls Broncos during…
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