Nicknames in our society are really a thing of the past. This concept was not so in the Fall and Spring of 1961-62.
Pendleton High had begun its third year as a new school. Basketball and spring baseball were the only sports that existed. Therefore, much community interest and support was given. The attendance at basketball games exceeded very easily those of today. Bleachers were packed, chairs were organized on each end of the court, and there were even many who found niches, and stood for the entire game.
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