February 13, 1976 A strong showing at the free throw line, especially from Berrae Meixsell, helps Jim Thorpe gain a 56-46 Anthracite League win over Freeland MMI. Meixsell goes 11-of-12 at the charity stripe and finishes with a team-high 15 points. The Olympians, coached by Dennis Balliet, end the contest 18-of-22 at the foul line. Lynn Mann contributes 12 points to the winning effort while Rick Kuhn chips in with eight.
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Wednesday, February 13, 2013