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m PAGE 8 THE BORAH SENATOR, BOISE, IDAHO Cagers, matmen begin schedules Lion varsity cagers will be traveling to Idaho Falls Dec. I1 to face Skyline and will play Highland at tlighland Dec. 12. Then, on Dec. 17, Borah will challenge Caldwell on the Cougars' home court. Matmen will be grappling with Caldwell at Borah at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, in their fourth competition of the season. Detads concerning matches on Dec. l, 4, and 5 were unavailable at press time, as were details on the Dec. 4 basketball game with Mountain Home. Wrestlers have been giving the new facilities a "real workout," according to coach George Nakano who says he is hopeful of a good season. The remainder of December's mat schedule follows: Dec. 8 Boise (H) 7:30 Dec. l I-I 2 Nyssa Tournament (T) I)ec. 15 Borah-Bishop Kelly- Nampa (H) 4:30 Dec. 19 College of Idaho Tournament at Cald- well Dec. 22 Ontario(T)7:30 Sport has big turnout Lions voted to SIC squad The Physical l;ducatton Ma- jors club has been having a better turnout for volleyball than field hockey, according to Miss ('harieda I"oss, PEMs adviser. Any girl interested in playing volleyball is invited to come to practice at the Franklin School gym at 7 p.m. Monday nights. A w)lleyball team will be chosen soon. The first game will be against Capital ttigh School Dec. 17. New w)lleyball skills develop- ed about four years ago and being taught in PI' classes are being utilized. Six Borah gridders were honored Nov. 19 and seven on Nov. 21 when they were selected members of the All-SIC and All-City Teams. Chosen by Idaho sports writers for All-SIC honors were quarterback Mark Lindgren, ends Gene Bleymaier and Gordon Bronson, tackles Steve Miller and Jim Nowierski, and tailback Scott McKibben. Bleymaier shared the Line- man of the Year award with ttighland's Ted Tomlinson. The Borah end rolled up 43 passes for 893 yards and 12 touchdowns which tied the SI(" record. All-City players named by the Idaho Statesman's sports staff included guard Dave Wakeman, Bleymaicr, Lindgren, fullback Roy Ward, and Bronson. Others included linebacker Joe White and McKibben. ttonorable mentions went to end Dan Merkle, tackle Dave Hall, guard Dennis (;ribble, center Bill Patterson, offensive back Tom Bassett and Nowier- ski. 00Instant Replay.00000000_ . Wakeman and Lindgren take i d0ub!.eawards at grid banqueti Winding up the football Pankratz cited the Lions as Mr. Blocker trophies went to playing their best offensive games with Moscow and Meridian and said Skyline and Capital were their toughest opponents. ('ommenting on the ('apital game, Pankratz quipped, "Capi- tal did a very fine job, but I think the best team won." l'wo double winners headed the list of those receiving awards. Mark Lindgren was w)ted Mr. Academic and Mr. Offense. The Mr. Lineman and season at Borah, the annual banquet featured guest speaker Ed Cavanau, head coach of the Idaho State I Iniversity Bcngals and presentation of awards to the season's outstanding players. Lion Coach I)eLane Pankratz, commented that the spirit and support at Borah has been about the best ever aml that "'this year's team was one of the most explosive ball clubs I've been around." RECEIVING HIS AWARDS from coach Tom Marinan is a happy Dave Wakeman at the football banquet. (photo by Steve Acree) Dave Wakeman. (;ene Bleymaier received the Most Valuable Player award. Steve Miller as Mr. Defense was, according to Coach Marshall Jones, "one of the finest defensive linemen I've ever seen," Taking Key Defenseman was Joe White. Dave ttall and Scott McKibben were named Most Promising J u nio rs. Outstanding Defensive Back was Mark Itickox and the Most Inspirational Player award went to Gordon Bronson. Best Tackle went to Roy Ward and Best Offensive Back to Tom Bassett. Named Most Admired Players were Robert ttarshman and George Rexroad. Awards were also presented to the sophomore team by Coach Robert O'Mera. Bill Asbury took the Most Valuable Player award and Monte Nash the Most Inspira- tional Player honor. Receiving the Outstanding Defensive Back award was Randy White. George Perry was named Outstanding Offensive Back. Best Offensive Lineman was Gary But ler and Gerald Morelock became Outstanding Defensive Lineman. O'Mera said that the soph team had had a good year and that he was sure the boys would do a good job next fall. The soph team finished with a 5-3 record and shared the confer- ence title with Capital and Boise. DECEMBER 7, 1970 DENNIS ALLEN PUTS a shell down on vanity grappler Bob Cooper during practice. (photo by Dan Murphy) BASKET? Or almost anyway as junior Dave Hall takes a shot at basketball practice. (photo by Dan Murphy) J/