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1971 NWC championship Ada football team reunion

The 1971 Northwest Conference Championship Ada football team reunited on October 22, 2021. The reunion included 28 members of the 44 living members of the team as well as head coach Gary Ricker, assistant coach Tom Dearth and two managers.

Prior to the game, the group met for dinner. During halftime, the team and coaches were introduced to the home crowd.

Front row kneeling, L-R: Kevin Willeke, Sterling Brown, Steve Decker, Eric Archer, Carey Clum, Richard Bosse (Manager), Tom English, Assistant Coach Tom Dearth, Mike Conley, Jim Delp, Keith Westrick

Second row, L-R: Doug Van Atta, Vaughn Williams, Denny Badertscher, Brad Hays, Fred Reichert, Roger Criblez (little behind), Dave Long, Ed Corle (little behind), Bob Keller, Rck Combs (partly hidden behind), Randy MacBride, Doug Klingler (behind), Head Coach Gary Ricker, Tim Agin (behind), me, Herb Searson, Allen Clum (behind), Denny Dearth, Dave Collins, Dan Brown, and Tony Baker (Manager).


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