Schoharie Indians Basketball 1970 -71

SCS Junior Varsity Team picture from 1968, my freshman year in high school.  #21 before his growth spurt.

I found some articles online that documented basketball games from my junior and senior years at Schoharie Central School (SCS).

Schoharie ‘5’ Outscores Rich’ville

SCHOHARIE _ Schoharie defeated Richmondville 60-49 in a Schoharie County League basketball opener Wednesday night. Steve Foland scored 23 points to lead Schoharie to its victory while Jim Muller added 12.

Andy Markely was the high scorer for Richmondville, with 23.

Schoharie jumped off to a 21-10 advantage at the end of the first quarter and held leads of 30-24 at halftime and 43-36 at the end of three quarters. Foland scored 12 of his 23 points in the first quarter.  Schoharie now has a 1-1 overall record.  Richmondville is 0-2 overall.  Schoharie won the junior varsity game 81-22.

From page 105 of the December 1 1970 Schenectady Gazette report.

Schoharie vs Greenville game

Ken Kelly scored 27 points and pulled down 15 rebounds as he led Schoharie to its triumph over visiting Greenville.  Schoharie held a narrow 17-15 lead after the first period but gradually built its advantage to 32-17 at halftime and 51-41 after three periods.  Bill Baker, with 16 points, Jim Muller, with 15 points and 15 rebounds, and Steve Foland with 13 points also contributed to the Schoharie effort.

Len DiGlovani scored 19 points and Bob Organ added 14 for Greenville.  The junior varsity score was Greenville 54, Schoharie 43.

From a February 6, 1971 The Schenectady Gazette (page 11) report.

 Berne-Knox Racks Up Ninth Schoharie Win

Unbeaten Berne-Knox moved one game closer to a possible Schoharie County League basketball title last Thursday night as it notched its ninth victory in a close 56-51 decision over visiting Schoharie.  Other league action saw second- place Sharon Springs post an easy 58-41 win over Greenville and Middleburgh even its league record at 5-5 with a 77-64 triumph over Duanesburgh.

Schoharie trailed at halftime, 31-28, but took a brief one-point lead in the third period on a Steve Foland field goal before Berne wrested the advantage back, 44-39, entering the final stanza. Schoharie tied the game at 46-all, but Dennis Gage led a balanced fourth-quarter scoring effort to clinch the win. Foland of Schoharie led the game with 20 points.  In JV action, Berne-Knox won, 55-38, and Middleburgh gained a 73-59 win over Duanesburgh.

From The Altamont Enterprise (February 19, 1971) as they reported on a Thursday 11, 1971 game between Berne-Knox and Schoharie.

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