Girls basketball through the years


1946's basketball team was coached by Mrs. Lucas. The team played 12 games, and won every one, also every tournament they entered. (Grainola, Burbank, Barnsdall tournaments)

1947's girls basketball team was coached by W.G. Smith. There was very little history on this year, besides the score. Shidler girls won three games and lost six.

1948's team schedule was quite small; Shidler girls won four games and played four games. The girls were coached by W.G. Smith.

1949's girls team was again coached by W.G. Smith. The girls won nine out of eleven games. Also they won the Pawhuska Invitation Tournament.

1950's team was coached by Mr. W.G. Smith. The girl's won four and lost six games.

1951's coach was Glen Claunch. An outstanding player was acknowledged, Kathleen Donelson, who averaged 18.5 points per game. She had a total of 278 points.

1952 -1953 and 1955 no information.

1954 Starting the season with a new coach, Mr. Gayle Coyle, and only a few of last year's players returning, the team set a good record. Making up for their lack of experience with team spirit, they have a game record of 3 victories and 3 losses. The girls have hopes of bettering last year's mark , and winning the District Tournament, which will qualify them to play in the regional.

1956's coach was Mr. Coyle. His team won tow and lost nine. The girls team was the Champ in the Cleveland tournament.

1958 and 1959 teams were coached by Mr. Stebens. The manager was Mary Allred. The games' scores were ten wins and six losses. The team reached the District finals and were defeated by Barnsdall.

1960's team was coached by Mr. Stebens. Manager was Gloria Elliot. Game scores were not given.

1961's coach was Mr. Stebens. The mangers were Gloria Elliot and Jody Anderson.

1962's coach was Mr. Stebens with manager, Gloria Elliot.

1963's coach was Mr. Don Risinger with manager, Glenda Williams.

1965's coach was Mr. Joe Cheap. That year the girls defeated Fairfax 61-39, and beat them again before the season ended, while Fairfax took only one away from the Tigerettes. Seniors on the team were Donna Head at forward and Lynda Ware at guard.

1966 coach was Mr. Bouher with managers Linda Sharp and Connie Benton, The team defeated Fairfax 3 times and took the District Championship. Seniors on the team were Jeannie Rhodes, Randa Moser, Letita Jackson and Diana Ball. Randa Moser made 37% of goal attempts and Bogadah Ball made 39%. Diana Kelsey had 113 rebounds, while the team averaged 33% of goals attempted.

1967's team was coached by Mr. Bouher. This team had  total of 7 wins and 9 losses. They took the District, the score was 50-33 against Tonkawa. An acknowledged player was Bogadah Ball, who had 16.4 average per game.

1967-68 coach was Mr. Paul Smith. The outstanding game of the year was again Fairfax, on our home court. Shidler won by making a free shot in the last 4 seconds of the game. They lost to Fairfax in the District tourney which ended Shidler's four year District Champ title. High scorers were Gail Barnes-19 points per game, Paul Jones-8 points per game.

1968-69 coach was Mr. Pat Custer. This year they had an average of 4 wins and 10 losses. District finals were lost by a narrow margin of 31-35 against Barnsdall. High scorers were Gail Dollarhide and Shirley Simmons averaging 10 points per game. For the first time 2 girls made the All-Conference team; Stephanie Arrington and Vickie Ramsey.

1969-70 This year the Shidler High School Tigerettes were led by 4 senior girls during regular season. Debbie Jones, the high pointer for the Tigerettes, the high pointer for the team, averaged 14.5 points per game while Soni Kennedy and Jo Davison held down the defensive end of the court. Jann Farley was versatile enough to play both ends of the court. Soni was leading rebounder for the year with 8.5 per game. All Conference players were Debbie Jones, Soni Kennedy and Jo Davidson.

1970-71 Coach Deanna Bentz Record 8-8

1971-72 Coach Bob Gilstrap

1972-73 Coach Bob Gilstrap Record 12-9

1973-74 Coach Deanna Bentz Record 15-8 Second in Conference. Won Sportsmanship Trophy in Nowata Conference.

1975-76 Coach Deanna Bentz Record 8-8

Ralston Tournament 3-0; Perkins Tournament 2-1; District Tournament 2-0; Regional Tournament 1-2

1976-77 Coach Bill Lancaster Record 12-9

1977-78 Coach Sharon Kadavy Record 6-3; District loss to Fairfax 46-80

1978-79 Averaging 50 points a game, the Tigerettes entertained record-breaking spectator crowds for a 9-12 season. The girls scored well inside and from as far out as 30 feet. Defense was strong with three returning starters. Coach Sharon Kadavy said the 2 noticeable improvements over last year were advancement of the ball and a decline in fouls. The Tigerettes were represented by 8 seniors, 4 juniors and five sophomores made up the rest of the 17-member team. This high scoring team advanced to the first game of districts when Barnsdall squeezed by them with a 45-43 score.

1979-80 Coach Sharon Kadavy Record 4-17