May 15, 1948 Coaldale's Tom Flyzik wins both the discus and shot put to help the Tigers claim the District 11 Class B championship. Coaldale scores 75 1/2 team points to finish ahead of runner-up Summit Hill (52 1/2 points). The Tigers also receive first-place finishes from Charley Zlock (440), Mike Gregus (mile), Joe Rilo (broad jump), Tony Adamec (javelin) and the half-mile and mile relay teams. The Hillers' Walter O'Gurek was a double-winner, bettering the field in the pole vault and high jump, while teammates Donald Billig (110 hurdles) and Tommy Ronemus (880) also win gold medals.
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013