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The Golden '60s

The Golden '60s

The letter from a 1960 Varsity Wrestling sweater.


Conference Champions

The 1960 State Conference championship team

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Championship wrestling teams were becoming routine at Bloomsburg. In 1960, the Huskies won both the Pennsylvania State College (as shown above) and N.A.I.A. titles, and duplicated the feat in 1962.


Williamsport area wrestlers on the 1962 team

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1964 State Conference Wrestling Champions

The Sport of Wrestling - '60s Style

1960 Wrestling Sweater donated by Don Paust, 1963



Russ Houk looking over his charge, 1965

January 15, 1966 match VS East Stroudsburg. Keith Taylor on top for Bloomsburg




A wrestling match in Centennial Gym, 1960s

Struggling to win, 1964


N.A.I.A. Champions

Head coach, Russ Houk, speaking to students on Main St. after returning from having won the N.A.I.A. wrestling title. March 14, 1965.

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 The rally held in Centennial Gym honoring the N.A.I.A. championship team, March 1965



1964 - 1965 NAIA Wrestling Champions

(held at Indiana State University)

James Rolley              1st Place  130 lbs.
Bill Robb              2nd Place  123 lbs.
Edward Taylor              2nd Place  137 lbs
Tom Vargo 3rd place  167 lbs
Bill Paule               4th Place  157 lbs

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