Multiple Teams · 1961-1962 Wrestling Season


Front row – Gary Kropf, Mike Foss, Doug Olin, Phil Sanders, Tom Bigelow, Charlie Kyser, Roger Depew, Ron Hostetler, Junior Boes, Barry Hunt, Jeff Bonn, Dan Walker. Middle row – Coach Rivers, Bruce Rittenger, Dale Miller, Delva Burton, Mike Serne, Gordon Meyers, Terry Blough, Jim Fisher, Jim Boyd, Jerry Pearson, Bob Marsh, Tony Myers, Duane Baker, mngr Fred Hoffman. Back row – Alex McPherson, Darrol Kelley, Ken Kropf, Harry Knoop, Dave Marsh, Paul Rogers, Noel Christoff, Tom Rasch.


Captains for the season were Charlie Kyser and Roger DePew. The team competed in the newly formed Tri-River Conference and took 1st place. They placed 3rd at regionals as a team. DePew finished 4th in the state at heavyweight.

Head Coach: Gary Rivers

Part of a History of Lowell Wrestling

Dual Results (13-1)

Opponent Result
Godwin W 33-25
Wyoming W 53-5
Cedar Springs L 26-28
Sparta W 46-10
Belding W 31-17
Rockford W 41-15
Comstock Park W 49-3
Cedar Springs W 27-19
Sparta W 51-3
Wyoming W 47-8
Belding W 33-15
Rockford W 41-10
Comstock Park W 46-8


Lowell Points Opponent Points
524 166


Individual Results

Name Weight Wins Losses Ties
Gary Kropf 95 10 3 0
Mike Foss 112 11 0 0
Jeff Bonn 120 10 0 0
Junior Boes 138 11 2 0
Charlie Kyser 145 10 2 1
Phil Sanders 165 10 0 0
Tom Bigelow 180 8 2 0
Roger Depew HW 9 4 0


Name Conference Meet Regionals States
Gary Kropf 2nd N/A N/A
Mike Foss 2nd 2nd N/A
Jeff Bonn 1st 4th N/A
Junior Boes 2nd 4th N/A
Charlie Kyser 3rd 4th N/A
Phil Sanders 1st 3rd N/A
Tom Bigelow 2nd 2nd N/A
Roger Depew 2nd 4th 4th