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N.F.C.V.I. Senior Boys Basketball Teams, 1951, 1952 & 1953

N.F.C.V.I. Senior Boys Basketball Teams, 1951, 1952 & 1953
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Under the leadership of coach Jimmy Rose, Niagara Falls Collegiate Vocational Institute (N.F.C.V.I.) won the Ontario Interscholastic Senior Basketball Championships three years running 1951-52-53.

In 1951, N.F.C.V.I. defeated Humberside 43-32 and then won the Queens University Invitational when they beat Kingston Collegiate 75-26.

In 1952, N.F.C.V.I. Seniors beat Windsor Patterson 65-63 to win for the second straight year. They played three games in 24 hours eliminating Ottawa Tech. That year, they also won the Queens University Tournament.

In 1953, for the third straight year, the N.F.C.V.I. Senior Basketball team won the championship by defeating Assumption Runnymede and North Toronto.

They played 71 games with no losses and a school record. They always played as a team and were proud to do so. 
 

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Title N.F.C.V.I. Senior Boys Basketball Team 1952
Description  COSSA and Ontario Champons 1952
In photo, left to right:
Back Row: Mr. A.G. McColl (Principal), Andy Fisher, Zoli Janvary, Dick MacKenzie, Don McColl, Alex Pivarynik (Manager), Mr. J. V. Rose (Coach)
Front Row: Frank Bromhall, Abbie Coulson, Pete Potter (Captain), Horace Logan, Howie Triano, Absent - Ron Renzetti
Notes  Under the leadership of coach Jimmy Rose, Niagara Falls Collegiate Vocational Institute (N.F.C.V.I.) won the Ontario Interscholastic Senior Basketball Championships three years running 1951-52-53.

In 1951, N.F.C.V.I. defeated Humberside 43-32 and then won the Queens University Invitational when they beat Kingston Collegiate 75-26.

In 1952, N.F.C.V.I. Seniors beat Windsor Patterson 65-63 to win for the second straight year. They played three games in 24 hours eliminating Ottawa Tech. That year, they also won the Queens University Tournament.

In 1953, for the third straight year, the N.F.C.V.I. Senior Basketball team won the championship by defeating Assumption Runnymede and North Toronto.

They played 71 games with no losses and a school record. They always played as a team and were proud to do so.
  Inducted at ceremony held on January 17, 2010.
 
 
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From the library's image database (click the link to view the full record)

Title N.F.C.V.I. Senior Boys Basketball Team 1953
Description  All Ontario Champions 1953
In photo, left to right:
Back Row: Mr. A.G. McColl (Principal), Bob MacDougall, Frank Slater (Manager), John Sheppard, Bill Burleigh, Ray Nagy, Mr. J.V. Rose (Coach)
Front Row: Dave Hanniwell, Ron Renzetti, Larry Triano, Howie Triano (Captain), Andy Fisher, Horace Logan, Emil Badovinac.
Notes  Under the leadership of coach Jimmy Rose, Niagara Falls Collegiate Vocational Institute (N.F.C.V.I.) won the Ontario Interscholastic Senior Basketball Championships three years running 1951-52-53.

In 1951, N.F.C.V.I. defeated Humberside 43-32 and then won the Queens University Invitational when they beat Kingston Collegiate 75-26.

In 1952, N.F.C.V.I. Seniors beat Windsor Patterson 65-63 to win for the second straight year. They played three games in 24 hours eliminating Ottawa Tech. That year, they also won the Queens University Tournament.

In 1953, for the third straight year, the N.F.C.V.I. Senior Basketball team won the championship by defeating Assumption Runnymede and North Toronto.

They played 71 games with no losses and a school record. They always played as a team and were proud to do so.
  Inducted at ceremony held on January 17, 2010.
 
 
 
 

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Team Member  Badovinac, Emil 
Team Member  Bromhall, Frank 
Team Member  Burleigh, Bill 
Team Member  Coulson, Abbie 
Team Member  Fisher, Andy 
Team Member  Hanniwell, Dave 
Team Member  Janvary, Zoli 
Team Member  Logan, Horace 
Team Member  MacDougall, Bob 
Team Member  MacKenzie, Carl 
Team Member  McColl, Don 
Team Member  McCutcheon, Jim 
Team Member  Nagy, Ray 
Team Member  Renzetti, Ron 
Team Member  Sheppard, John 
Team Member  Sorley, Pete 
Team Member  Sullivan, Paul 
Team Member  Triano, Larry 
Team Coach  Rose, J. V. 
Team Manager  Slater, Frank 
Team Manager  Terdick, John 
(Other)  McColl, A. G. 
(Other)  Tane, W. F. 
Team Captain  MacKenzie, Dick 
Team Captain  Pivarynik, Alex 
Team Captain  Potter, Pete 
Team Captain  Triano, Howie 
 
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