Delphos St. John's Blue Jay Basketball
1975-76 Season

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WBL Champs, Undefeated Regular Season, State Ranked #1 Class AA

Overall Record 19-1 WBL Record 9-0 Team StatsTeam Picture
    Opponent Result Notes
    Delta OIOpponent Info:
League: Northern Border League

W
71-45
    Van Wert* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
83-64
    Ayersville OIOpponent Info:
League: Green Meadows Conference

W
87-57
    Columbus Walnut Ridge OIOpponent Info:
League: Columbus City League

W
102-74
    Columbus East OIOpponent Info:
League: Columbus City League

W
85-58
    Ottawa-Glandorf* OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 9 Losses: 11
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Ron Niekamp

W
84-47
    Kenton* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
106-58
  A Lima Central Catholic OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 8 Losses: 12
League: Independent
Coach: Bob Fisher

W
73-59
    Elida* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
92-60
    Lima Shawnee OIOpponent Info:
League: Independent

W
92-57
    Lima Bath* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
91-52
    Dayton Dunbar OIOpponent Info:
League: Dayton City League

W
83-63
    Celina* OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 13 Losses: 6
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: George Hill

W
74-46
    Ft. Wayne Elmhurst (IN)
W
71-67
    Defiance* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
70-66
    Wapakoneta* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
83-41
    St. Marys* OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 12 Losses: 10 Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Ray Graves

W
88-63
  H Lima Central Catholic OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 8 Losses: 12
League: Independent
Coach: Bob Fisher

W
84-55
  ONU Coldwater+ OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 6 Losses: 13 Class AA
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Charlie Maier

W
86-36 (Sectional)
  ONU St. Marys+ OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 12 Losses: 10 Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Ray Graves

L
66-70 (Sectional Final)

* indicates a WBL contest | 1976 WBL Standings

Head Coach: Bob Arnzen | Conference: Western Buckeye League | Class AA
Total Points: Delphos St. John's 1,671 (Avg. 83.6) Opponents 1,138 (Avg. 56.9)

Notes: DSJ finishes season ranked #1 Class AA

Roster

PosNumNameHtGrade 
   John Klausing      
   Tom Williams      
   Jeff Sheeter      
   Keith Wagner      
   Kirk Looser      
F  Dan Youngpeter      
   Randy Kimmet      
G  Steve Klaus      
   Jack Bertling      
F  Pat Koester      
C  Tim Pohlman      
G  Jim Arnzen    captain

Individual Honors

WBL Player of the Year
Jim Arnzen - Player of the Year

All-WBL Team
Jim Arnzen - 1st Team
Steve Klaus - 1st Team
Tim Pohlman - 1st Team
Dan Youngpeter - Honorable Mention

Ohio Player of the Year
Jim Arnzen - Class AA Player of the Year (AP)

All-Ohio
Jim Arnzen - 1st Team All-State (AP & UPI)
Tim Pohlman - 2nd Team All-State (AP), Honorable Mention All-State (UPI)

District Player of the Year
Jim Arnzen - Northwest District Player of the Year

All-District Team
Jim Arnzen - 1st Team All-Northwest Ohio
Tim Pohlman - 2nd Team All-Northwest Ohio (AP)
Steve Klaus - Honorable Mention All-Northwest Ohio (AP)

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