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Time capsule: 1927 Northeast High school basketball team

The 1927 Northeast High School basketball squad
The 1927 Northeast High School basketball squad The Kansas City Star

Originally reprinted March 6, 1971

The 1927 Northeast High School basketball team posed for pictures after winning the national consolation championship in Chicago. Earl Renfro (front row, second from left), won the game with a free throw. Squad members (front row left to right) were Chester Olds, Renfro, Joe Brewer, Burnell Chilton and Jack Lapin, and (back row) Reaves Peters, coach, Tony Maneur, Ernest Fritchie and Wilson Simmons.

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