Delphos St. John's Blue Jay Basketball
1978-79 Season

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Overall Record 15-7 WBL Record 6-3 Team StatsTeam Picture
    Opponent Result Notes
    Delta OIOpponent Info:
League: Northwest Ohio Athletic League

W
89-61
    St. Marys* OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 2 Losses: 17
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Paul Hershberger

W
85-57
    Newark
W
71-66
    Van Wert* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
87-62
    Ayersville OIOpponent Info:
League: Green Meadows Conference

W
70-48
    Dayton Dunbar OIOpponent Info:
League: Dayton City League

W
70-69
    Columbus East TOpponent Info:
Wins: 22 Losses: 4 Class AAA
League: Columbus City League
Coach: Larry Walker
Tournament: Class AAA State Champs

L
68-70
    Ottawa-Glandorf* OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 16 Losses: 4 Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Ron Niekamp

L
66-68
    Lima Central Catholic OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 12 Losses: 8
League: Independent
Coach: Bob Seggerson

L
51-53
    Kenton* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

L
70-76
    Lima Shawnee OIOpponent Info:
League: Independent

W
79-65
    Elida*(OT) OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
68-63
    Lima Bath* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
71-51
    Wauseon OIOpponent Info:
League: Northwest Ohio Athletic League

W
68-42
    Celina* TOpponent Info:
Wins: 20 Losses: 2
League: Western Buckeye League Champs
Coach: George Hill
Tournament: Class District Finalist

W
60-52
    Defiance* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

L
62-65
    Wapakoneta* OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
59-49
    Archbold OIOpponent Info:
Class AA
League: Northwest Ohio Athletic League

L
49-63
  ONU Lima Bath+ OIOpponent Info:
Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League

W
85-44 (Sectional)
  ONU Elida+ OIOpponent Info:
Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League

W
56-43 (Sectional Final)
  ONU Ottawa-Glandorf+ OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 16 Losses: 4 Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Ron Niekamp

W
60-48 (District)
  ONU Archbold+ TOpponent Info:
Class AA
League: Northwest Ohio Athletic League
Coach: Dan Neff
Tournament: Class AA State Semi-Finalist

L
47-58 (District Final)

* indicates a WBL contest | 1979 WBL Standings

Head Coach: Bob Arnzen | Conference: Western Buckeye League | Class AA
Total Points: Delphos St. John's 1,491 (Avg. 67.8) Opponents 1,273 (Avg. 57.9)

Roster

PosNumNameHtGrade 
G  John Miller    captain
G  Bob Niedecken      
C  Tim Kroeger      
F/G  Dan Hale      
F  Wayne Morris      
   Jay Patton      
   Mike Klausing      
   Tim Altman      
   Doug Metzger      
   Phil Kortokrax      
   Jeff Mueller      

Individual Honors

All-WBL Team
Tim Kroeger - 1st Team
John Miller - 1st Team

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