On this date
April 26, 1956 Walter Niehoff cops the mile run and is part of the winning two-fifths mile relay as Lehighton registers a 68 1/6-31 5/6 track victory over Nesquehoning. Tommy Shupp earns first in the shot put and ties with Dick Semmel for tops in the high jump. The Indians, coached by Ben Jones, also receive firsts from Ken Reid (discus) and Ronemus (880). For the Nesquers, Bob Macenka wins both the 100 and 220.