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1979: Sitton, Channel, Dobson among the local stars


Jan. 15, 1979

Charlie Sitton ... Thomas Channel ... Jim Dobson.

Anyone remember them?

Jan. 15 was a good day for them, 35 years ago.

Sitton had just led the red-hot McMinnville High Grizzlies, coached by Nick Robertson, to a 120-47 victory over Forest Grove. Sitton is averaging 23.6 points per game.

Channel, from Portland's Washington High, scores a game-high 27 points as a senior guard for Boston University in a 92-85 win over Vermont.

Dobson, of the Portland Winterhawks, scores two third-period goals as the Hawks knock off the Brandon Wheat Kings 3-2 at Brandon, Manitoba.