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Bill Jarrell wheels and deals. (Photo courtesy Renae Mulholland)

“Rebound up and in by Mike Ankney!”

The Wolf hoops stars of yore return, thanks to some slick technical work by Coupeville High School grad Renae (Keefe) Mulholland.

She’s digitizing her dad’s radio cassettes, which contain the audio from KBRC play-by-play of CHS games.

First up is a district playoff clash between Coupeville and Orcas Island from 1975, a thriller won 59-52 by the Wolves.

Dennis Wills and Ken Thompson were on the call, while Tom Keefe used his “new realistic Radio Shack cassette deck” to record the broadcast for posterity.

The broadcast even includes the commercials which ran during breaks in the action.

“Pie alone makes it worth the trip” to the Tyee, even back in 1975.

Mulholland plans to “knock a few out each week, if I have time,” making sure the ’70s glory days of Coupeville basketball will be available to Wolf fans young and old.

“Hopefully these 46-year-old cassettes will last a little longer,” she said. “Fun to listen to!”


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