Conshohocken celebrated state championship-winning basketball team with a parade 59 years ago today

The Philadelphia Evening Bulletin covered the parade held on Sunday, April 26, 1964, for Conshohocken High School’s Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association Class C state championship basketball team. The photo shows the team riding on trucks from Washington Fire Company. through the town.

According to Jack Coll’s Conshohocken and West Conshohocken Sports, the team went 15-3 during the season and 4-0 in the playoffs to win the championship. Members of the team were Ernie Mathis, Harry Kitt, Thomas White, Robert Graham, Adam Ciccotti, Michael DePalma, Michael Howell, Mike Ethridge, Joe McFadden, Omar Francis, and John Rueben.

Photo: Courtesy of the Special Collections Research Center. Temple University Libraries. Philadelphia, PA. You can view the collection here.