Boy's Basketball

1944-1945

Coach N.H. Gordon. First year to resume boys basketball at SHS; Shut out Foraker 29-0 in the first game. Record: 7 wins - 3 losses

1945-1946

Shidler boys won half of their games ending the season with a 5-5 marking. They lost tough games to Grainola, Ralston, Barnsdall, and two to Burbank. In the county tournament they were defeated in their game by their bitter rival Hominy. Coach Reese J. McCord. Record: 5 wins - 6 losses.

 

1946-1947

Shidler ended the regular season with a 5-5 marking, being defeated by Kaw City, Pawhuska, Grainola, and twice by Burbank. Pawhuska Invitational Tournament, Shidler put down Will Rogers 30-21 only to be defeated in the second game by Bartlesville by a score of 34-24. In the Deer Creek Invitational Tournament, Shidler Fared with a three-an-a-row beating Deer Creek 42-5, Jefferson 46-15, and Tonkawa 23-25. Coach Roy Rousy. Record: 9 wins - 7 losses.

 

1947-1948

Defeating Kaw City 20-11 in their first game of the season, Shidler showed very well thru out the season ending up with a 7-3 record. They were defeated by Pawhuska 33-26, Burbank 32-31, and Barnsdall 34-33. In the Osage County Tourney, Shidler reached the finals by defeating Wynona 37-31 and Barnsdall 33-18, only to be put down by Burbank 31-30. Coach Roy Rousy. Record: 8 wins - 7 losses.

 

1948-1949

Coach Art Fleak produced a team that won 14 of its 18 games for the season. They were beaten by Fairfax 24-23, and Cleveland 37-31. The boys also won the Pawhuska Invitational Tourney and were beaten 32-31 by Burbank in the County Tourney. Record: 14 wins - 5 losses.

 

1949-1950

Losing 3 out of 13 for the season, Shidler was welcome to the North State Conference as a new member. They lost to Pawnee 53-41, Newkirk 33-28, and Kaw City 35-29. In tournament play, Shidler whisked by Hominy 28-24 and lost to Pawhuska 45-35. Coach: Art Fleak. Record: 11 wins - 4 losses.

 

1950-1951

Ending the season with a 10-5 record, Shidler showed that they could really control other teams. Backed strongly by J.B. Bowman and fantastic Eddie Mahan, Shidler had no problem at all. Coach: Art Fleak.

 

1951-1952

A very commendable season. Shidler marked up a very impressive record of 23 wins and 4 losses and ended the season as semi-finalists in the Class B tourney for State. Coach: Art Fleak.

1952-1953

Another impressive season was marked as Shidler racked up 20 wins and 2 losses. Winning 14 in a row before losing to Chilocco. Included in this string was the winning of the Class A Invitational Tourney. The Tigers got to the semi-finals of the Edmond Invitational Tourney before losing to Bowlegs. Coach: Jack Hartman (Hartman graduated from Shidler High School in 1943)

1953-1954

Although the Shidler Tiger basketball team of this year hadn't quite measured up to the teams of the past few years, it is one of the most colorful to come out of Shidler High. Coach Jack Dobbins, beginning with only one returning starter, has molded a high scoring bunch, using fast break, an exciting style of play. The scores of the games indicate the Tigers are a tough bunch, and never fail to play a swell game. Record: 7 wins - 4 losses.

1954-1955

The basketball team started the season with a rip 'n a roar. Winning 9 straight games before tasting defeat, they have compiled a 17 win 3 loss record. Although there are only three seniors on the squad, the Tigers have shown poise in the close games, and their coolness and sportsmanship at all times has made them a credit to Coach Grover Bradley and to the blue and gold. They are looking forward to the district, regional, and state tournaments in hopeful anticipation of wearing the State crown.

1955-1956

The Shidler Tiger High School Basketball team compiled a very commendable record. They started the season with a roar winning five games before a defeat to Hominy. They entered two tourneys, winning at Tonkawa with a score of 64-54 and lost in the quarter finals at Cleveland. Coach Glenn Secrest. Record: 7 wins - 4 losses.

1956-1957

Seven Senior's, two Juniors, and two Sophomores composed the High School basketball team. Their main foes this season were Drumright and Cleveland. Players and coach were all afire when their arch rival met them on home court. We downed them by one point and the next match by two points...thrillers all the way. Coach Glenn Secrest.

1957-1958

This year's team ran up a much better record than the year before even though they were much smaller and were more experienced. Coach Frank Webber.

1958-1959

Shidler had a good season considering the competition, ending the season with 12 wins and 9 losses. They won the NOJC Tourney by defeating Fairfax 40-27, Newkirk 61-33, and Perkins 46-41. Hoping to win the District Tourney, Shidler was put down by Barnsdall in the first game with a score of 49-37.

1959-1960

Seniors this year were Bill Patton, Harold Brown, and Butch Johnston. Coach Frank Webber.

1960-1961

Seniors were Joe Harbeson, Clarence Sharp, Curtiss Watts, Gary Johnston, and Sonny Robinson. Coach Frank Webber.

1961-1962

Coach Jess Page

1962-1963

The team this year, turned in a creditable 9 wins and 11 losses. The toughest game of the season was a Braman win, after two overtimes, the Tigers cam through with a 48-46 victory. Coach Rex Rowe.

1963-1964

Shidler came out even this year an 8-8 record showing good improvements over the past year. Losing only one senior by graduation, Shidler promised to have an ever better beam this year. Coach Rex Rowe.

1964-1965

Shidler High School's Tigers, under the coaching of Paul Smith, compiled an impressive record of 17 wins and only 2 losses during the season. The highlight of the season was Shidler's 71-66 victory over Hominy. Charlie Nibarger gave Shidler a 67-66 lead with two free-throws, then David McCollum was fouled and made his 1-1 short for a three point advantage. Richard Robinson iced the cake when he stole the ball and made a layup as the final buzzer sounded. Smith was the first basketball coach who was not also head football coach; Undefeated 10-0 at home.

1965-1966

Shidler compiled another outstanding  season s they entered with an 18-5 record of the season. Losing most of their height by graduation in'65, these rookies cam through with flying colors. Coach Paul Smith.

1966-1967

16 wins and 9 losses was the final record for the team for this year. The Tigers were the District Champs and finished third in the regionals and third in the Berryhill Tourney. Scoring averages for the starting lineup were Peterson 12.5, Treadway 12.3, Connor 12.0, Culver 6.0, and McHenry 5.0. Coach Paul Smith.

1967-1968

With the longest winning streak being two victories, Shidler posted a 6-17 record with the highest game score of the season being 81 points to Tonkawa's 30. Coach Paul Smith.

1968-1969

The Tigers ended with the season of 4 wins and 16 losses. Shidler was lead by Phil Sanders with 19 points per game. Highlights of the season was Newkirk's loss to Shidler 67-64. Coach Paul Smith.

1969-1970

This was a rebuilding year for the Shidler High roundballers. In the season opener at Ralston, the boys were determined, but just couldn't withstand the pressure of the overtime play, and were defeated by one point. Next, Fairfax played on the Tigers home court, and an enthusiastic crowd saw the Tigers dump the rival Red Devils 56-52. The highlight of the year was definitely the unexpected upset of Hominy near the end of the season. The boys turned in a perfect example of "Team-manship" making few errors and hitting 74% of their free throws. This, however, did not compare to the 94% made against Newkirk in the Ralston Tournament, a record in anyone's books! Coach: Claude Cody. Record: 10 wins -13 losses.

1970-1971

Coach Howard Stutte. Record: 9 wins - 9 losses.

1971-1972

Coach Howard Stutte

1972-1973

Coach Bill Lancaster. Record: 15 wins - 6 losses.

1973-1974

Coach Bill Lancaster. Record: 19 wins - 8 losses. Lost in state finals Shidler 55 Deer Creek Lamont 59.

1974-1975

Coach Bill Lancaster. Record: 20 wins - 7 losses. Lost in area finals.

1975-1976

Coach Bill Lancaster. Record: 19 wins - 4 losses.

1976-1977

Coach Bill Lancaster. Record: 8 wins - 14 losses.

1977-1978

Coach Paul Smith. Record: 13 wins - 12 losses.

1978-1979

Coach Paul Smith. Record: 25 wins - 2 losses. Undefeated, 21-0 in regular season; 4-2 in district, regional and area tournaments.

1979-1980

Coach Reese. Record: 6 wins - 14 losses.

1980-1981

1981-1982

Coach Randy Eby. Record: 4 wins - 14 losses.

1982-1983

Coach Randy Eby. Record: 11 wins - 14 losses

1983-1984

Coach Randy Eby. Record:

1984-1985

Coach Randy Eby. Record:

1985-1986

Coach Randy Eby. Record:

1986-1987

Coach Randy Eby. Record:

1987-1988

Coach Randy Eby. Record:

1988-1989

Coach Randy Eby. Record:

1989-1990

Coach Randy Eby. Record:

1990-1991

1991-1992

Coach Matt Holland. Record:

1992-1993

Coach Matt Holland. Record:

1993-1994

1994-1995

Coach Brad Hunt. Record:

1995-1996

Coach Brad Hunt. Record: 10 wins - 15 losses.

1996-1997

Coach Johnny Wright. Record:

1997-1998

Coach Johnny Wright. Record:

1998-1999

Coach Johnny Wright. Record:

1999-2000

Coach Johnny Wright. Record:

2000-2001

Coach Johnny Wright. Record: 14 wins - 10 losses.

2001-2002

Coach Dale Bledsoe. Record:

2002-2002

Coach Dale Bledsoe. Record:

2002-2003

Coach Chad Walker. Record: