OUR 1970 - 1971 SENIOR CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES
September 2, 1970
||2, 533 J. I. Case High School students began classes
today. Case has the largest student body of all the Racine high
September 11, 1970
||The J.I.Case High School Football Team played its season opener
earlier tonight at Horlick Field and beat a strong Madison LaFollette
team 19-8. Case was led in scoring by senior halfbacks Dave
Manderfeld, who scored in a 2 yard run and a 21 yard pass
for Quarterback Ralph Porcaro, and Dennis
Goff who scored on a 29 yard run. The is the first year
of the South Shore Conference.
September 19, 1970
||One of the nations leading Psychics, Mrs Jeanne Dixon, will be
speaking this evening in the J. I. Case High School Field house.
Doors open at 6:30 PM. Presentation is at 7:30 PM.
September 29, 1970
J. I. Case lost to Park today in Cross Country 21-36. Case
Dave Bishop- 5th
Jim McCray- 6th
Individual honors went to Park's Jim Hinchcliffe.
October 9, 1970
||With winds up to 25 MPH, the Senior Talaka was still able to defeat
the Junior Talaka tonight in the Annual Powder Puff Football game
12-6 at Pershing Park.
October 16, 1970
||Led by Varsity Cheerleaders Pam Rossman, Jeri DiPasquale,
Debbie McGregor, Patti Kirkegaard, Kelli Koltyn, Sharon Robinson,
Carol Prochaska, along with cheers of hundreds of classmates,
the Case Football team spoiled Parks Homecoming with a 29-6 victory
this evening a Horlick Field. Case scoring came on 2 touchdown runs
by Jim Sweers, a 27 yard TD pass from Ralph
Porcaro to Jim Wimpress, Tom Gianforte
on a 2 point conversion and a 20 yard interception run by Wendel
Zirbel. Case is 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the South Shore
October 26, 1970
||Grammy Award winning group "The 5th Dimension" will
present a concert in the J I. Case High School field house tonight
at 8 PM. Tickets are available at the student activity office at
UW Parkside. Tickets are $6, $5 and $4.
November 5, 1970
||Case defeated Janesville Parker in its football season finale
earlier tonight 22-0. Case touchdowns came on a 79 yard pass from
Ralph Porcaro to Jim Wimpress,
a 4 yard run by Dave Manderfeld and a one yard
run by Jim Sweers with Bob Stauss
kicking the extra point. Case ends is season 7-2.
November 10, 1970
||J. I. Case High School Senior David LaFave, 17,
son of Mr and Mrs Richard LaFave, 2512 Russet St., was named one
of the three students as "Outstanding Youth of the Year"
today by the two Racine Optimist Clubs. Also named were Lutheran
Senior, Jayne Busarow and St. Catherine's Senior, William Troy.
November 16, 1970
||Case High School Senior Alfred Holter, 17, son
of Mr and Mrs Arthur Holter, 5506 Marboro Drive, is one of 3 area
seniors who have been singled out as part of the nations most outstanding
group of high school English students. Also named were Martha Mihalyi
form Burlington and Ralph Martens from Prairie School.
November 20, 1970
|The Case High School Swim, Basketball and Wrestling teams
opened their seasons today with 2 out of 3 teams winning.
The Swim team scored a 62-33 dual meet triumph over New Berlin.
Ken Sorenson won the 100 and 200 yard Freestyle
events, while Dave Bishop won the 200 yard
Individual Medley and 400 yard Freestyle.
|The Basketball team, led by Jim Wimpress'
17 points, beat Madison Memorial 62-55 at the Case Field house.
|The Wrestling team lost to Oconomowoc 27-18. Wins for Case
98- Juan Flors
105- Darrell Pierson
126- Jeff Roberts
167- Rick Schoeffler
Heavyweight- Bill Lui
December 2, 1970
The play "See How They Run" will be presented by
the Case High School Drama Department this evening, Thursday and
Saturday in the Case High Theatre. The cast include Jacci
Van Allen as Ida the maid; Debbie Smith
as Miss Skillon; Bob Gailbraith as the Reverend
Lionel Toop; Laurie Chobanian as Penelope Toop
(the Reverend's wife); Bob Heinrich as Corporal
Clive Winton; Eric Smithback as the intruder;
James Tenuta as the Bishop of Lax; Glen
Christianson as the Reverend Arthur Humphrey; Charles
Turner as Sergeant Towers and Todd Mittag
as Willie Briggs, a choir boy. Show time is 8:00 PM. Tickets ar
$1.00 at the door.
December 5, 1970
||School officials are considering canceling Park High Schools's
entire athletic program following disruptions after a basketball
game last night at Park where Case beat Park in a standing room
only thriller 64-62. Case was led in scoring by Junior
Donnie Snow with 21, Jim Wimpress with
14, Phil Stewart 13 and Ed Mitchell
11. Gary Cole had 29 points to lead Park. Racine
Police said they were struck by flying bricks.
December 11, 1970
||Racine got hit with 9 inches of snow which began yesterday afternoon
and ended early this morning. Racine Street Superintendent Hebert
Brouillette said "This is the most snow we have had in a 24
hour period in 5 years. School was not cancelled.
December 13, 1970
||The case Gymnastics team had an easy win of 81.97 to 24.35 ove
Kenosha Bradford yesterday in their season opener. For Case, Tom
Gianforte was named all around winner, Scott Peterson
and Jeff Wade were double winners while Dale
Pope took the Side Horse Competition and Todd Hansen
took the Parallel Bars.
December 18, 1970
||Senior guard Ed Mitchell hit a 35 foot jump shot
at the buzzer as the Case Basketball team beat the Horlick Rebels
54-52 tonight at the Horlick Field house. Case's record is now 3-0
while Horlick's record is 1-1. Case's Mark Peccarelli
added 12 points.
December 21, 1970
||A-ABC Driving School located at 609 Sixth Street, is offering
a high school Christmas special for Case High School students. The
complete course (Theory and Behind the Wheel) for $65.00. Offer
end December 31.
January 2, 1971
||The famous rock band THE LINES END members are
all students from Case High School. Their fame started when they
won the 1969 the local Jaycee “Battle of the Bands. They donated
their winning plaque to Case High School.
Members (from left): Dennis Roslansky, vocals and
bass guitar (class of 1970), Gary Lekas, organist
(class of 1970), Chris Inloes, vocals and lead
guitar (class of 1971), Mike Thibeau, lead vocalist
and bass guitar (sitting, class of 1971), Rocky Rockwell,
rhythmn guitar (class of 1970) and Bobby Lekas,
drums (class of 1969).
Their fame has brought them to venues in Chicago, Milwaukee, Sturtevant,
Northwestern University and many locations in Racine: The Sound,
The Happening, The Nitty Gritty, The Release and Memorial Hall.
||Band Battle Dance tonight plus WOKY's Bob Barry. 8:00-11:00 PM
at Memorial Hall, 7th and Lake Ave. $1.50 for members of the Lompri
Dance Club, $2.00 for non-members. Lompri Productions,
8700 Racine Ave, Sturtevant. Jim Lambardo and Dave
Nimmer - Co-Owners. 886-3561.
January 3, 1971
||The Case Basketball team was handed its first loss of the season
last night, 79-57, at the hands of the undefeated Neenah Rockets
at Neenah. Ed Mitchell led Case with 12 points,
Junior Tim Shalbrack added 10. Case's
record falls to 8-1.
January 13, 1971
Harold Rasmussen (graduated 7 months ago from Case High
School) gained great recognition for his superb talent as a pitcher.
He is selected by the Boston Red Sox in the fourth round of the
free agent draft to go PRO. He opted instead to attend the University
of New Orleans, where he was named first team All-America. (He would
later change his name to Eric Rasmussen, a name that would be famous
in a long career in professional baseball).
January 27, 1971
||Behind the enthusiastic cheers from Wrestling cheerleaders: Nancy
Clementi, Brenda Hammill, Karen Muffick, Candy Ackerman
and Val Bien, the boys wrestling team wound up
its dual meet schedule yesterday with wins over Whitnall 42-6 and
Wauwatosa East 47-3. Heavyweight Bill Lui finished
the dual schedule unbeaten with a 16-0-1 record. Rick Schoeffler
at 167 lbs. had a record of 16-2 and Dan Daniels
at 145 lbs. with a 13-2 record.
February 3, 1971
||The Case Eagles basketball team has moved into the top 10 in the
state this week tying Glendale for eighth place. The eagles are
13-1 and have 39 votes. St. Catherines is ranked number two with
15-0 and 148 votes. Neenah is number one at 14-0 and 166 votes.
February 5, 1971
||Case finished its dual swim season yesterday with the enthusiastic
support of swim cheerleaders: Sarah Thompson, Diane Mulvey,
Sue Conrady and Mary Walter. They defeated
Menomonee Falls East 49-46. Double winners for Case were Dave
Bishop, 200 yard freestyle; Rob Bauman,
200 yard freestyle and 100 yard butterfly and Ken Sorenson
in the 50 and 400 yard freestyle events.
February 7, 1971
||Case Senior John Valko Jr., son of Mr and Mrs
John R. Valko, Sr. of 2706 Brentwood Drive has recieved an honor
for his service as a carrier at the Journal Times.
February 8, 1971
||Case Senior Larry Zogrodnik, 17, son of Mr and
Mrs Duwayne Zogrodnik, 4225 Sheridan Road, was one of two Racine
young musicians who were finalists in the Fourth Annual Young artists
in Milwaukee yesterday. Zogrodnik is a Violinist. The other finalist
was Horlick Senior Robbie Plate.
February 25, 1971
||The Case High Drama Department will be presentng "Menagerie"
tonight through Saturday at Case. The cast includes: Paul
Bradley as Tom Wingfield, Linda Downman
as Amanda, Karla Widner as Laura Wingfield and
Bob Heinrich as Jim. Show time is 8:00 PM and tickets
are $1.00 at the door.
February 27, 1971
||Case's only Saturday night entrant, Ross Anderson,
reached the semi-finals, lost, then lost on a wrestleback in the
185 lb. division. Park's Frank Valaquez became the only wrestler
in Racine history today in win 3 straight State Championships in
the same weight class - 98 lbs.
March 5, 1971
||Case's basketball season sadly ended last night with a 74-62 upset
loss to Park in the Regionals. "We beat them twice during the
season, but couldn't get much momentum tonight", according
to Case Coach Don Schutt. Phil Stewart
led Case with 17 points and Mark Peccarelli had
7 rebounds. Case ends the season with a 16-4 record.
March 10, 1971
||Case Seniors, Bernadette Renpaul and Renee
Mertins are 2 of 8 candidates who will be picked as the
Teen Queen at the Racine Home Show which runs from tomorrow through
Sunday at Memorial Hall.
March 20, 1971
||Case High Track and Baseball Teams will hold their practices today
in the Field house. The track team will practice at 8:30 AM and
the baseball team will hold drills at 11:00 AM. Track is
coached by Orby Noss and Baseball by Tom Brandon.
March 23, 1971
||The Eagles opened their 1971 track seasons today at home with
a triangular win over Nicolet and Fort Atkinson. Case had 66 points.
Nicolet 46 1/2 and 35 1/2 for Fort Atkinson.
April 6, 1971
||The Case baseball team opened their 1971 season with a 10 inning
3-2 win over Park. Ken Pratt was the hero as he
batted in a pair of runs in the bottom of the third and drove in
the winning run the tenth.
April 10, 1971
||Case Senior, Joe Sabol will represent the Amvets
Columbia Post No. 120 today in Oshkosh, in the Wisconsin Driver
Education program for high school students. Sabol is the son of
Mr and Mrs Joseph Sabol, 6328 Washing ton Avenue.
April 13, 1971
||The Board of Education voted today not to fund the after school
activities bus beginning with the 1971-72 school year. The bus currently
serves Case and Horlick High schools. Also Gifford, Jerstad Agerholm
and Starbuck Junior Highs.
April 16, 1971
||The Case Golf team started their season with a win yesterday over
Franklin 669-783. Jon Elbin fired a 78. Rick
Naleid, Wayne Vinkavich and Rick
Geshay all shot 83 for Case.
April 18, 1971
||Case Senior, Pam Treiber will perform a piano
recital at Calvary Memorial Church today at 3:00 PM. Pam is the
daughter fo Mr and Mrs Erdman Triber. Her program will include a
Beethoven Sonata, short pieces by Ravel and Tcherepnin, two pieces
by Brahms and will conclude with the "Fantasy of Hungarian
Themes" by Liszt.
April 19, 1971
||The Case Tennis team launched its season with a 5-0 win over Burlington
today. Winners were: Jim Fumo, 6-1, 6-2; Tom
Eggers, 6-2, 6-3 and Mark Zettel, 6-0,
6-1. Doubles winners: Dale Pope/ Dave Nimmer,
6-1, 6-2. Ron Jones/ Bob Coltman,
April 20, 1971
||An unanimous Supreme Court upheld today that Federal Courts may
order busing of public school students as a means of desegregating
May 5, 1971
||Racine's Case and St Catherines will meet in four sports, including
football and basketball, beginning with the 1972-73 school year,
it was announced this morning. The two schools have never competed
against each other.
May 6, 1971
||Case Senior Toni Haman has been awarded a $500
"Special Merit Scholarship" by Bradley University for
the 1971-72 school year. Miss Haman finished in the upper 10 percent
of her class. She is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Alvin Haman, 6441
East River Road.
May 14, 1971
||Case High School won the Lighthouse trophy for the first time
in the school's history today due to an 8 inning, 6-5 baseball win
over Horlick at Horlick Field. Steve Mulvey went
the distance for Case striking out seven. Pete Putra's
single in the bottom of the eighth drove in Les Kolls
from second with the winning run after Rick Palmer
sacrificed Kolls to second.
May 22, 1971
||The Case girls track team tied for second place at the Girl's
WIAA State Track Meet in Appleton today. Case runners won two events:
Kelli Koltyn was first in the 880 and the Eagles'
880 Medley Relay team of: Sandy Kingsfield, Candy
Ackerman, Kelli Koltyn and Betsy Folwell
set a new meet record of 1:55.4. Reedsburg took first place with
17 points and case tied Madison West for second with 14 points.
May 25, 1971
||Senior Tom Cook was named as Case baseball team's
Most Valuable Player today at the Annual Awards Banquet. Cook, who
plays first base, led the team with a .432 batting average (16-37)
and finished second in the city behind St. Catherine's Bill Betsch
who batted .465 (20-43).
May 28, 1971
Case High School honored dozens of its top students last night
in two separate assemblies.
Kiwanis Scholarship went to:
Walter Curtis Palmer Award for $800 went to Deborah Jones;
VFW Good Citizenship Award went to:
DAR Good Citizenship Award went to:
First National Bank Scholarship went to:
Wisconsin Honor Scholarships went to:
James McCray and
AUW Engineering Scholarship went to:
Western Publishing Scholarship went to:
June 1, 1971
||Senior speedster, Dave Manderfeld, set a new
state record in the 220 yard dash at the WIAA Sectional Track Meet
at Oak Creek today. Manderfeld's time of 21.3 was one-tenth faster
than previous record time. Along with Manderfeld will be Tom
Gianforte and Dave Nelson, who placed
1-2 in the pole vault, going to the state Track Meet this weekend
in Monona Grove.
June 5, 1971
||Racine Police cited more than 50 teenagers last night for curfew
violations as they were "hanging out" around Monument
Square area, downtown. According to one source, "Something
like this was inevitable, with the weather improving and school
almost over, all the kids are driving downtown 'Scooping The Loop".
June 7, 1971
||Case finished with seven points over the weekend at the State
Track Meet in Monoma Grove. Case ended up in tenth place.
June 9, 1971
||The Racine High School Prom was held last night 'til 6:00 AM this
morning. Case was the first school to arrive at Memorial Hall around
11:00 PM and other schools followed every 30 minutes. Music was
provided by the Black Society, The New Colony Six and the Edon Stone
Band. Kim Dykstra and Pattie Klyzub
were Case's King and queen. More than 1500 Seniors and their dates
June 10, 1971
||J. I. Case High School Class of 1971 Graduation!