Delphos St. John's Blue Jay Basketball
1923-24 Season

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Class B State Semi-Finalist

Overall Record 22-4 Team Picture
    Opponent Result Notes
    Lima St. John
W
25-3
    Ohio City
W
39-12
    Glandorf OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 0 Losses: 6
Coach: Rev. Anthony Meyer

W
49-14
    Grover Hill
W
40-31
    Glandorf OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 0 Losses: 6
Coach: Rev. Anthony Meyer

W
32-20
    York
W
26-16
    Ada
W
32-17
    Grover Hill
W
38-21
    Lima St. Rose
W
31-7
    Lima St. Rose
L
14-25
    Bluffton
W
19-14
    Dunkirk
W
32-23
    Alumni
W
33-24
    Spencerville
W
44-24
    Norwalk St. Paul
W
24-12
    St. Marys OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 20 Losses: 6

L
19-23 (Spencerville Tournament)
  Lima Central Elida+
W
41-2 (Sectional) Elida two free throws
  Lima Central Wapakoneta+
W
25-9 (Sectional)
  Lima Central Gomer+
L
20-26 (Sectional) Gomer is District Champ
  Lima Central Lima St. Rose+
W
24-20 (Sectional) Jays finish 3rd in double elimination tournament and qualify for Regional tournament
  Lima South Tiro+
W
29-16 (District) Tiro from Crawford County
  Lima South Carey+
W
26-14 (District)
  Lima South Gomer+
W
23-13 (District)
  Lima South Payne+
W
32-24 (District) Jays received large, silver cup as Regional champions
  Ohio State Gym Ravenna+
W
19-17 (State Quarter-Final)
  Ohio State Gym Bellpoint+ TOpponent Info:
Class B
Coach: Guy Zimmer
Tournament: Class B State Champs

L
24-36 (State Semi-Final) Bellpoint State Runner-up 1923, State Champion 1924 & 1925. St. John’s led 19-16 at the half before Bellpoint outscored the the ‘Jays 20-5 in the second half; Bellpoint went on to beat Archbold 24-20 in the state title game

Head Coach: Bert Mull | Class B
Total Points: Delphos St. John's 760 (Avg. 29.2) Opponents 463 (Avg. 17.8)

Notes: 1924 second year of Ohio High School Basketball Tournament. The State Tournament in 1924 consisted of 8 teams Participants of 1924 State Tournament: Hubbard, Archbold, Ravenna, (Dayton) Fairview, Proctorville, Bellpoint, Muskingum and Delphos St. John’s
Regular season home games were played in the old gym on the top floor of the current grade school.
1924 Rules: Jump ball after each made basket. The clock continued to run during foul shots. Scores in the 40's were rare.

Roster

PosNumNameHtGrade 
F  Dick Ricker      
F  Cletus Shilby      
C  Bob Ulm      
G  Red Ulm      
G  Yock Schmidt      
   Irvin Hanf      
   John Mueller      
   Red Weigle      

Individual Honors

State Tournament Team
Leon "Red" Ulm - 1st Team All-State Tournament
Cletus Sheibley - 2nd Team All-State Tournament

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