We are certain that Danforth High School boys competed in basketball. It is probable that baseball and track were offered too. We are searching for the school’s team nickname, uniform colors, fight song, coach’s names, and season records. We are interested in any information you might be able to provide about Danforth High School and its athletic program. Some basketball scores involving Danforth High School in the IHSA State Tournament are listed below as well. The scores were located on a site titled Illinois Postseason High School Basketball Scores.
Coaches at Danforth High School
1933-39 Ralph A. Naffziger
1940 H. B. Tate
1943 W. R. Woodward/Roy W. Sprauge
1934-35 St. Anne District Tournament Coach Ralph Naffziger
1st Rd lost to Manteno 50-7
Manteno lost in semi-final to Sheldon
1935-36 Bradley District Tournament Coach Ralph Neffziger
1st Rd lost to Bonfield 33-24
Bonfireld lost in semi-final round
1936-37 Watseka District Tournament Coach Ralph Naffziger
1st Rd lost to Piper City
Piper City beat Onarga in title game
1940-41 Crescent City District Tournament Coach H.B. Yate
1st Rd lost to Crescent City 30-22
Crescent City lost in 2nd Rd.
1942-43 Crescent City District Tournament Coach H.B. Yate
1st Rd lost to Crescent City 43-31
Crescent City lost in 2nd Rd
**Information regarding Danforth High School and the basketball facility:
“My grandmother also grew up in Danforth. She attended a one room country school until they built the new school in town, (in the same location where the I.W. grade school is now, the bell in front is from the original building) . She attended High School in Gilman (1945). Sporting events (basketball) for Danforth were held in the gymnasium at the Danforth twp. building. Their team nickname was the Tigers, and their colors were in fact Orange and Black. The nickname and colors were carried on by the Danforth Little League baseball until the 1990’s.”
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