Basketball History

The Marion High School boys’ basketball history project is a comprehensive ongoing effort authored by Steve Roth (MHS 1974) consisting of over 6,500 pages of material covering all seasons and every MHS varsity boys’ basketball game since 1907.

Included in the material is the Marion High School team and individual basketball record book; an all-time player encyclopedia with statistical records for all boys who have played varsity basketball at Marion High School; year-by-year booklets with season summaries, statistics, photographs, player award listings, box scores, and transcribed newspaper articles; videos of select basketball games and miscellaneous articles.

The author would appreciate and enjoy hearing from anyone with additional information, corrections, or comments. Contact Steve at rothcrew@cox.net.


Documents

Foreword – Marion High School Boys’ Basketball History Project

Player Encyclopedia

Record Book

 

Miscellaneous Articles

A Brief History of Girls’ Basketball at Marion High School and the Demise and Rebirth of the Girls’ Game in Iowa

Basketball’s Beginnings

Crackerbox Gyms

Early Marion Schools and Athletics

IHSAA Beer Rule

Leo Novak – Legendary C.R. Washington Coach

MHS Boys’ Track & Field – Conference Meets

MHS Girls’ Track & Field – Conference Meets

MHS Sports Timeline

St. Berchman’s Academy

Team State Titles Won By Iowa High Schools (Alphabetical)

Team State Titles Won By Iowa High Schools (Ranked By Number of Titles Won)

 

Year-By-Year season summaries – 1907-Present

1907 Season1933 Season1959 Season1985 Season2011 Season
1908 Season1934 Season1960 Season1986 Season2012 Season
1909 Season1935 Season1961 Season1987 Season2013 Season
1910 Season1936 Season1962 Season1988 Season2014 Season
1911 Season1937 Season1963 Season1989 Season2015 Season
1912 Season1938 Season1964 Season1990 Season2016 Season
1913 Season1939 Season1965 Season1991 Season2017 Season
1914 Season1940 Season1966 Season1992 Season2018 Season
1915 Season1941 Season1967 Season1993 Season2019 Season
1916 Season1942 Season1968 Season1994 Season2020 Season
1917 Season1943 Season1969 Season1995 Season2021 Season
1918 Season1944 Season1970 Season1996 Season
1919 Season1945 Season1971 Season1997 Season
1920 Season1946 Season1972 Season1998 Season
1921 Season1947 Season1973 Season1999 Season
1922 Season1948 Season1974 Season2000 Season
1923 Season1949 Season1975 Season2001 Season
1924 Season1950 Season1976 Season2002 Season
1925 Season1951 Season1977 Season2003 Season
1926 Season1952 Season1978 Season2004 Season
1927 Season1953 Season1979 Season2005 Season
1928 Season1954 Season1980 Season2006 Season
1929 Season1955 Season1981 Season2007 Season
1930 Season1956 Season1982 Season2008 Season
1931 Season1957 Season1983 Season2009 Season
1932 Season1958 Season1984 Season2010 Season

Media

To view additional game footage, visit the Marion Foundation YouTube channel.

1950s Hipple-era Highlight Film (Video Only). Group shots of MHS varsity, sophomore, and freshman football, basketball, and cross country teams from 1949 through 1959. Clips of MHS band and homecoming activities are also included. (Video runs 23 minutes, with first 6 minutes rather dark.)

1952, Marion vs Ogden, State Finals First Round at U. of Iowa Fieldhouse, 3/18/1952 (Video Only). Marion Players: Hugh Leffingwell #44,Russ Seeks #32, Bob Christensen #43, Jim Hayes #42, Jerry Peck #34, Bill Lundquist #33, Harry Oakley #31, Larry Morningstar #21, Bob Fox #23, Charles Cox #24, Jim Lang #41, Wally DeWoody #22. Coach: Les Hipple.

1954, Marion vs DeWitt, Substate 1st Round at U. of Iowa Fieldhouse, 3/8/1954 (Audio Only). Radio broadcast by station KSTP of Davenport, featuring play-by-play by Milo Hamilton, famed major league baseball announcer.

2009, Marion vs Carroll, Class 3A State Finals 1st Round at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, 3/10/2009. Marion Players: Matt Barnd #10, Dalton Combs #11, Hunter Sade #14, Dusty Albaugh #15, Kasey Semler #21, Amry Shelby #23, Corey Kramer #24, Levi Lynott #33, Drew Clark #44. Coach: Mike Manderscheid.

2010, Marion vs Class 3A #1 Mount Pleasant at Marion, 2/16/2010. Marion Players: Dusty Albaugh #5, Dalton Combs #11, Hunter Sade #14, Kasey Semler #21, Tyler Fisher #22, Corey Kramer #24, Mitch Osborn #32, Nick Cranny #33, Ryan Hubbell #34. Coach: Mike Manderscheid.

2011, Marion vs Center Point-Urbana, Class 3A District 1st Round at Marion, 2/21/2011. Marion Players: Dusty Albaugh #10, Tyler Fisher #11, Dylan Cronk #20, Kasey Semler #21, Dan VanGorp #23, Mark Stone #31, Austin Hardman #33. Coach: Mike Manderscheid.

2011, Marion vs Mount Vernon, Class 3A District Final at C.R. Kennedy, 2/24/2011. Marion Players: Dusty Albaugh #10, Tyler Fisher #11, Dylan Cronk #20, Kasey Semler #21, Mitch Wagner #22, Dan VanGorp #23, Mark Stone #31, Austin Hardman #33. Coach: Mike Manderscheid.

2018, Marion vs CR Xavier, Class 3A State Finals 1st Round at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, 3/16/2018.  Marion Players: Alex Whalen #10, Matthew Brase #13, Jevin Manderscheid #21, Trevor Paulsen #22, Grant Meth #23, Chase Zielke #11, Austin Prier #12, Blaik Swailes #20, Connor Whalen #30, Mason Rahe #31, Jaffer Murphy #32, Rick Atkins #33, Garrett Hansen #40, JD Grawe #41. Coach Mike Manderscheid.

2019, Marion vs. Class 3A #1 and Undefeated Maquoketa, Marion, 1/26/2019. Marion Players: Matthew Brase #10, Jaffer Murphy #11, Trevor Paulsen #22, Will Henricksen #23, Mason Rahe #31, Austin Prier #12, Connor Whalen #13, Owen Puk #20, Gage Franck #21. Coach: Mike Manderscheid.

2019, Marion vs. Class 3A #3 Maquoketa, Class 3A Substate at US Cellular Center, Cedar Rapids, 2/25/2019. Marion Players: Matthew Brase #10, Jaffer Murphy #11, Trevor Paulsen #22, Will Henricksen #23, Mason Rahe #31, Austin Prier #12, Connor Whalen #13, Owen Puk #20, Gage Franck #21. Coach: Mike Manderscheid.

2019, Marion vs. Class 3A #5 Oskaloosa, Class 3A State Finals 1st Round at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, 3/5/2019. Marion Players: Matthew Brase #10, Jaffer Murphy #11, Trevor Paulsen #22, Will Henricksen #23, Mason Rahe #31, Austin Prier #12, Connor Whalen #13, Owen Puk #20, Gage Franck #21. Coach: Mike Manderscheid.