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1950-1959

Henry Siems 1950: 2nd in Shot & Javelin
Henry Siems 1950: 2nd in Shot & Javelin

Henry Siems placed 2nd in the shot and 2nd in the javelin helping Bismarck win their 6th straight title and tenth overall. He also compted in football at BHS.

John Baumgartner 1950: 2nd in Discus

John Baumgartner 1950: 2nd in Discus

John Baumgartner placed second in the discus and 3rd in the shot.

John Baumgartner 1950: 3rd in Shot
John Baumgartner 1950: 3rd in Shot

Bismarck win their 6th strait title and Tenth overall. He also competed in football and basketball at BHS.

Ed Tyson 1950: 3rd in Discus

Ed Tyson 1950: 3rd in Discus

Ed Tyson took 3rd in discus he helped Bismarck win their 6th straight title and tenth overall.

Ed Tyson 1950: 3rd in Discus
He also competed in football and basketball at BHS.

Fred Anstrom 1950: 4th in Discus

Fred Anstrom 1950: 4th in Discus

Fred Anstrom placed forth in discus helping Bismarck win their 6th straight title and tenth overall.

Fred Anstrom 1950: 4th in Discus
He also competed in football and basketball at BHS.

John Baumgartner 1951: 1st in Discus

John Baumgartner 1951: 1st in Discus

John Baumgartner finally placed first in the discus with a throw of 149'4" and second in the shot.



John Baumgartner 1951: 2nd in Shot
John Baumgartner 1951: 2nd in Shot

He helped Bismarck win their 7th straight title and eleventh overall.

*football photo of John Baumgartner

He also competed in football and basketball at BHS.

John took his talent to the University of Minnesota and played football.



Chuck Wilson 1951: 2nd in Javelin
Chuck Wilson 1951: 2nd in Javelin

Chuck Wilson took second in the Javelin, he helped Bismarck win their 7th straight title and Eleventh overall. He also competed in football and basketball at BHS.

Dick Addington 1951: 3rd in Discus

Dick Addington 1951: 3rd in Discus

Dick Addington took 3rd in discus and he helped Bismarck win their 7th straight title and Eleventh overall. He also competed in football and basketball at BHS. This was the second strait year Bismarck placed three in the discus.

Ed Tyson 1951: 4th in Discus
Ed Tyson 1951: 4th in Discus

Ed Tyson took 4th in discus he helped Bismarck win their 7th straight title and Eleventh overall. He also competed in football and basketball at BHS. This was the second straight year Bismarck placed three in the discus.


Chuck Wilson 1952: 1st in Javelin

Chuck Wilson 1952: 1st in Javelin

Chuck Wilson became the second ever state champion javelin thrower at BHS.



*second photo of Chuck Wilson
He won the javelin with a throw of 154'2.5", he helped Bismarck win their 8th straight title and twelfth overall.

*football photo of Chuck Wilson

He also competed in football and basketball at BHS.

Dick Addington 1952: 2nd in Discus
Dick Addington 1952: 2nd in Discus

Dick Addington took 2nd in discus and he helped Bismarck win their 8th straight title and twelfth overall.

*second photo of Dick Addington

He also competed in football and basketball at BHS.

*basketball photo of Dick Addington


Gene Cook 1952: 4th in Shot

Gene Cook 1952: 4th in Shot

Gene Cook took 4th in the shot put he helped Bismarck win their 8th straight title and Twelfth overall.



*second photo Gene Cook
He also competed in basketball at BHS.

Dave Grimsrud 1954: 3rd in Discus

Dave Grimsrud 1954: 3rd in Discus

Dave Grimsrud surprised many by winning 3rd in the discus his sophomore year.



Dave Grimsrud 1955: 1st Discus
Dave Grimsrud 1955: 1st Discus

Dave Grimsrud became the first discus champion for BHS since John Baumgartner won it all in 1951. He won with a throw of 137'4.25

Dave Grimsrud 1956: 1st Discus & 2nd in Shot

Dave Grimsrud 1956: 1st Discus & 2nd in Shot

Dave Grimsrud won the discus with a throw of 137'4.25" and he took second in shot behind Bob Schaumberg.



Bob Schaumberg 1956: 1st in Shot
Bob Schaumberg 1956: 1st in Shot

Bob Schaumberg threw the shot 48'4.75" to win the state. He became the third Sophomore to win state in the shot. The last to do so was Don Fougner of Williston.

Alden Mehlhoff 1956: 1st in Javelin

Alden Mehlhoff 1956: 1st in Javelin

Alden Mehloff won the Javelin in 1956 with a throw of 166'4.25"

Bob Schaumberg 1957: 1st in Shot & 3rd in Discus
Bob Schaumberg 1957: 1st in Shot & 3rd in Discus

Bob Schaumberg won the shot put in 1957 with the throw of 50'10" and took third in disc with a throw of 134'7"

Bill Leifer 1957: 2nd in Javelin & 3rd in Shot

Bill Leifer 1957: 2nd in Javelin & 3rd in Shot

Bill Leifer took 3rd in shot with a throw of 47'1.5" and 2nd in Javelin with a throw of 155'4"

Bill Leifer 1958: 1st in Shot
Bill Leifer 1958: 1st in Shot

Bill Leifer won the shot with a throw of 53'1" which set a new state record.

Bill Leifer 1958: 1st in Javelin

Bill Leifer 1958: 1st in Javelin

Bill Leifer won the Javelin with a throw of 157'9". He also was an outstanding football and basketball player at BHS.



Bob Schaumberg 1958: 1st Discus & 2nd in Shot

Bob Schaumberg lost to teammate Bill Leifer by one inch and took second in shot, he won the discus with a throw of 136'9.5". Bob was also an outstanding football and basketball player. 1958 was the second time in three years where Bismarck won Javelin, Discus and Shotput.

Harley Hettick 1958: 4th in Shot
Harley Hettick 1958: 4th in Shot

Harley took fourth in the shot helping Bismarck win their second straight title in track. This was the first time Bismarck placed three athletes in the shot at state. Hettick also competed in football.

Don Paulson 1958: 3rd in Discus

Don Paulson 1958: 3rd in Discus

Don Paulson placed 3rd in the disc to help Bismarck secure a state title.

Vern Hagen 1958: 4th in Javelin
Vern Hagen 1958: 4th in Javelin

Vern Hagen took fourth in javelin helping Bismarck win their second straight title in track. Vern also competed in basketball.

Harley Hettick 1959: 3rd in Shot

Harley Hettick 1959: 3rd in Shot

Harley took third in the shot in 1959, he also competed in football and wrestling.

Vern Hagen 1959: 2nd in Javelin
Vern Hagen 1959: 2nd in Javelin

Vern Hagen took second in javelin.

*second photo of Vern Hagen

Vern also competed in football and basketball.




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