Delphos St. John's Blue Jay Basketball
1996-97 Season

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    Opponent Result Notes
Sat
11/30
H Crestview OIOpponent Info:
Division IV
League: Northwest Conference

W
60-43
Fri
12/6
A Parkway* OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference

W
71-51
Sat
12/7
H Celina OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 9 Losses: 13
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Mike Kanney

W
56-36
Sat
12/14
A St. Marys OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 5 Losses: 17 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Jeff Johnides

W
65-39
Fri
12/20
A Sidney Lehman OIOpponent Info:
League: Southwestern Rivers Conference

W
62-41
Sat
12/21
A Elida OIOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Chris Adams

W
56-50
Fri
12/27
A Wapakoneta OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League

W
53-51
Fri
1/3
H St. Henry*(OT) OIOpponent Info:
League: Midwest Athletic Conference Co-Champ
Coach: Fran Guilbault

L
53-59
Sat
1/4
H Lima Shawnee OIOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Jeff Heistan

W
67-47
Sun
1/12
H Lima Central Catholic OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 11 Losses: 11
League: Independent
Coach: Bob Seggerson

W
64-58
Sat
1/18
H Van Wert OIOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich

W
63-51
Fri
1/24
A New Bremen* OIOpponent Info:
Division IV
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Gary Jones

W
44-41
Sat
1/25
A Continental OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 13 Losses: 9 Division IV
League: Putnam County League
Coach: Doug Williams

W
63-47
Fri
1/31
H Ft. Recovery* OIOpponent Info:
Division IV
League: Midwest Athletic Conference

W
80-48
Sat
2/1
H Dayton Jefferson OIOpponent Info:
Division IV
League: Independent

W
95-54
  H Minster*(OT) OIOpponent Info:
Division IV
League: Midwest Athletic Conference

L
54-56 (moved from 1/10)
Fri
2/7
A New Knoxville* OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 17 Losses: 4 Division IV
League: Midwest Athletic Conference Co-Champ
Coach: Brian Stetler

W
56-52 TV-44
  A Coldwater* OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 15 Losses: 9 Division III
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Jim Niekamp

L
46-63 (moved from 1/17)
Fri
2/14
H Marion Local* OIOpponent Info:
Division IV
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Jack Albers

W
64-43
Fri
2/21
A Lima Bath OIOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Mark Shine

L
55-66
  Van Wert Crestview+ OIOpponent Info:
Division IV
League: Northwest Conference

W
53-50 (Sectional Final)
  Elida Cory-Rawson+ OIOpponent Info:
Division IV
League: Blanchard Valley Conference

W
62-40 (District)
Fri
3/7
Elida Lincolnview+ TOpponent Info:
Wins: 27 Losses: 0 Division IV
League: Northwest Conference Champs
Coach: Dave Evans
Tournament: Division IV State Champs

L
52-60 (District Final) TV-44

* indicates a MAC contest | 1997 MAC Standings

Head Coach: Brett Norris | Conference: Midwest Athletic Conference | Division IV
Total Points: Delphos St. John's 1,394 (Avg. 60.6) Opponents 1,146 (Avg. 49.8)

Roster

PosNumNameHtGrade 
 10Shaun Geise5-711  
 12Matt Gerdeman5-912  
 14Josh Will5-910  
 20Aaron Elwer6-011  
 22Gavin Sever6-012  
 30Bill Klausing6-211  
 32Greg Grothous6-711  
 34Rob Clark6-311  
 40Jason Wieman6-011  
 42Travis Buettner6-412  
 44Chris McClure6-211  
 50Rocky Klaus6-29  

Individual Honors

All-MAC Team
Greg Grothous - 1st Team
Gavin Sever - 1st Team
Jason Wieman - Honorable Mention

All-District Team
Greg Grothous - 1st Team District 8
Gavin Sever - 2nd Team District 8

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