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The Waterloo Wonders

Dick Burdette

The Waterloo Wonders

by Dick Burdette

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Published by AuthorHouse in Bloomington, IN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Basketball -- Ohio -- History,
  • Appalachian Region -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Lawrence County (Ohio) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFabulous Waterloo Wonders.
    Statementby Dick Burdette.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV885.72.O3 B87 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23393010M
    ISBN 109781438908496
    LC Control Number2009293796

    Seventy-five years ago, the Waterloo Wonders came frolicking out of the Lawrence County hills to become the most colorful, most exciting, most unforgettable team in the history of Ohio high school basketball. Over two seasons, they won back-to-back state championships and in the process, 5/5(1). Mar 27,  · OHSAA State Basketball Waterloo Wonders still a mystery BY DON HOHLER • Mar 27, at PM COLUMBUS – The media break room at .

    Nov 28,  · New book written about The Waterloo Wonders Post by sportfolio» Mon Nov 10, am Dick Burdette was a graduate student in journalism at Ohio University in when he wrote “The Fabulous Waterloo Wonders†and brought the story to the public about this amazing small town basketball team which captured back-to-back. The Waterloo Wonders book. com or at waterloowonders. Seventy-five years ago, the Waterloo Wonders came frolicking out of the Lawrence County hills to become the most colorful, most exciting, most unforgettable team in the history of Ohio high school basketball. Over two seasons, and , they won back-to-back state championships.

    By , he published their story in the book "The Fabulous Waterloo Wonders." Sold out for decades, the book is back in a newly revised form, and Burdette, who retired from The Lexington Herald. LAWRENCE COUNTY — It has been 75 years since the Waterloo Wonders from Lawrence County won the first of two back-to-back Class B state tournament championships — but their legacy.


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Jun 29,  · The Fabulous Waterloo Wonders [Dick Burdette] on texasbestchambers.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Seventy-five years ago, the Waterloo Wonders came frolicking out of the Lawrence County hills to become the most colorful/5(7).

Oct 26,  · Stewart Wiseman of the Waterloo Wonders was my middle-school industrial arts teacher in Chillicothe, Ohio, many years ago, so I am very interested in their story. Even in his adult years, he was excellent passing behind his back with accuracy and shooting two handed set shots from mid court.

I really liked this book, but not as much as my /5(2). The story of the Waterloo Wonders is an unlikely one. Sixty years ago, five unprepossessing young men came out of the Ohio hill country to win back-to-back Class B (small school) state championships.

The Waterloo Wonders was a high school basketball team from Waterloo, Ohio became famous for its amazing players. Waterloo school had twenty-six males, ten were on the basketball team and five were on the first string. By the end of their years in school, the Wonders won back to back Ohio Class B Championships ( and ).

The Fabulous Waterloo Wonders by Burdette, Dick and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at texasbestchambers.com Jan 11,  · The Waterloo Wonders.

The five main players: Stewart Wiseman, Curtis McMahon, Orlyn Roberts, Wyman Roberts and Beryl Drummond. Waterloo, Ohio (Lawrence County), in in the midst of the Great Depression, was actually more bustling than it is today.

Seventy-five years ago, the Waterloo Wonders came frolicking out of the Lawrence County hills to become the most colorful, most exciting, most unforgettable team in the history of Ohio high school basketball. Over two seasons, they won back-to-back state championships and in the process, perhaps as many as games, only a handful of them on their own court.

Now, on the 75h anniversary of their first championship season, author Dick Burdette, whose book, The Fabulous Waterloo Wonders was published inhas re-printed it as the 75th Anniversary Edition, to celebrate this amazing story.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.4/5(1). In the desolate days of the s, the residents of Waterloo, Ohio, had little reason to celebrate -- until the Waterloo Wonders came along.

Their story is the focus of a new documentary, "The Eighth Wonder: The Waterloo Wonders," produced by WOUB and premiering tonight at Ohio University's Southern campus in Ironton.

Symmes Valley High School was created with the consolidation of Waterloo High School (Waterloo Wonders), Windsor High School, and Mason-Aid High School.

The first year of classes at the school began in Although the main portion of the building was constructed inthere have been several building modernization projects and texasbestchambers.comished: Aug 21,  · Waterloo Wonders 30sec promo. First broadcast on WOUB will be November Waterloo was home to the legendary Waterloo Wonders.

Coach Magellan Hariston and his Wonder Five captured consecutive. Oct 30,  · THE WATERLOO WONDERS IRONTON OH: The steel industry has not only crumbled but darn near disappeared completely.

Today, there is little to get excited about in the old half-dead, steel towns on the Ohio River. 'Back in the day,' however, the Waterloo Wonders would get the Ironton sports fans a-l-l-l-l pumped texasbestchambers.com: 2K.

"The Waterloo Wonders" Nov. is a expanded and revised version of the teams story, set during the "Great Depression". One book is a companion to the other. Seventy-five years ago, the Waterloo Wonders came out of the Lawrence County hills to become the most colorful, most exciting, most unforgettable team in the h.

Nov 24,  · “My father knew about the Waterloo Wonders’ success in those two years. He was a senior at Ohio State when they graduated at Waterloo, so my parents went down there in. Oct 13,  · Dick Burdette, the author of “The Fabulous Waterloo Wonders,” will be signing books, sharing stories, and taking story submissions for his upcoming third book on the team, “Wonders Never.

Jul 18,  · Waterloo Wonders Teaser - one hour feature documentary coming to WOUB fall of ' Produced by Cheri Russo, edited by Nick Parsons. Expanded material about the team is now included in a new book by Burdette, “The Waterloo Wonders” which was published last month.

In addition to having his latest book published, Burdette has. The Waterloo Wonders story is classic small-town Americana that will amaze.

I bought this book to replace one that I had lost so I was already familiar with the story, but my interest had been piqued by seeing a PBS special about the Wonders. is the 80th anniversary of their first state championship, which is the reason, I think, for the /5(3).

The Fabulous Waterloo Wonders (Book): Burdette, Dick: Over two season in the early 's, the Waterloo Wonders came frolicking out of the Lawrence County hills to become the most colorful, most exciting, most unforgettable team in the history of Ohio high school basketball.

Now on the 75th anniversary of their first championship season, author Dick Burdette has reprinted his book on. Feb 03,  · old hat. T here was a book written on the waterloo texasbestchambers.com texasbestchambers.com they got to the State championships the 1st yr.

at St. Johns texasbestchambers.com would eat hotdogs,drink pop and eat popcorn while taking a rest on the bench because they were so far texasbestchambers.com player on a full court breakaway,headed for the basket,dribbled past it and out of bounds then dribbled out the texasbestchambers.com.

"The Waterloo Wonders" Nov.is a expanded and revised version of the teams story, set during the "Great Depression".One book is a companion to the other. Seventy-five years ago, the Waterloo Wonders came out of the Lawrence County hills to become the most colorful, most exciting, most unforgettable team in the history of Ohio high school 4/5.May 02,  · The “sophisticated” fans laughed when the Waterloo Wonders, hailing from a town which was 50 miles from nowhere, showed up in Columbus, Ohio for the Class B State Basketball Championship.

Even the name of their coach, Magellan Hairston, was the butt of a few jokes.Dick Burdette, who has written a revised and expanded version of “The Fabulous Waterloo Wonders,” will be at the Jesse Stuart Foundation on Friday for a book signing from 5.