1957 players attend first football game

1957 players attend first football game
Posted on 09/03/2017
mbers from the 1957 team are as pictured: Bill Waughtal, Wayne Balliett, Dan Mills, Ron Hanson, Joel Radke and Gerald Schunke. Sixty years ago the 1957 Tiger football team was the last to go undefeated. 

Season highlights included a 13-6 home win over Mondovi with all-state halfback Neil Nelson followed by a 19-19 tie at Arcadia in the middle of their 42-game unbeaten streak.

Black River was led by co-captains Bill Waughtal and Larry Murphy and had four all-conference players in Murphy, Jon (Nick) Homstad, Phil Snowball (deceased) and John Lund.

Members from the 1957 team are as pictured: Bill Waughtal, Wayne Balliett, Dan Mills, Ron Hanson, Joel Radke and Gerald Schunke. Other members of the team not pictured: Chuck Waughtal, Tom Landers, Jon Homstad, Dave Ernst and John Lund.
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