Historical Albion Michigan
By Frank Passic

Return to the Frank Passic
Home Page  

Return to the Albion Michigan Home Page

Any photos not otherwise credited are from the personal collection of Frank Passic, Albion Historian.

1940 ALBION HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM

Morning Star, November 23, 2008, pg. 21

A happy Thanksgiving to all of us this Thursday. As we approach the holiday season, Id like to remind my readers that my Albion history articles are reprinted on the www.albionmich.com website. Please let your visiting relatives know about this website. Also, my Albion history books and materials can be found at the Albion Chamber of Commerce or at Books & More. Shop locally in downtown Albion this Christmas season.

This week we present another sports photograph, courtesy of the estate of Victor Buinowski. It features the 1939-1940 Albion High School basketball team. That was the year after the 1939 state championship team, and the pressure was on to repeat it. Despite falling short of that goal, this 1940 team did pretty good, earning a Twin Valley Co-championship with Coldwater.

Front row: Russell Elushik, Victor Buinowski, Gordon Ketchum, Lewis Moon with mascot dog in front, Lawrence Kabel, Alex Egnatuk, Joseph Veremay.

2nd row: Coach Floyd Dorland, Wayne Sharrar, Dale Bartell, Leo DeMetrick, Danial Wiener, Kenneth Wolfe, Darwin Mason, Ray Burns, Eugene Wilkinson, Coach Ernest Gray.

Top row: Oliver Burns, Walter Nester, Andrew Maksimchuk, Rufus Foster, Claud Davidson, Junior Morgan, Richard Lambrecht, Harold Wakelin, John Ivanski.


1939-1940 Albion High School basketball team

Next: Albion 100 Years Ago - December 1908


Back to the Top of this Page

All text copyright, 2016 © all rights reserved Frank Passic

Did you enjoy this page?

If you've enjoyed learning about Albion history from this site, please write us a note in the Albion Guestbook. We hope you will take the time to share your interest and stories related to Albion history, especially if you have any ancestors from Albion, please let us know.

Learn more about Albion Michigan!
Visit the Albion home page.

Search the AlbionMich.com website

Albion History Articles

Historical Notebook  |  From the Archives  |  Subject List  |  100 Years Ago


Kept current by: Robin James

Indices Unlimited Indexing Services


And now a word from our sponsors

See prints of Albion Michigan , by Maggie LaNoue, the owner of the Albion Home Page.

Help to sponsor these web pages and this site.

Albion Design and Carlson Craft have worked together to offer an amazing selection of wedding invitations online. From invites, to rsvps, gifts and more, Carlson Craft has an outstanding 60 year history of creating wedding stationery packages designed to the personal tastes of each bride and groom. With their easy online ordering service and quick turn around, you will appreciate the ease of ordering and the prices also! You can order a sample card of any invitation to see the quality, and proof the wording of the invitations online.
View wedding invitations online: Design.carlsoncraft.com

wedding invitations michigan