Galen Kintner, son of the late Gay Kintner, speaks at dedication ceremonies
Decatur, Illinois, Saturday, February 25, 1978 - -t: &mm - MA I n.illMi i. nil ll IMmmmmummammmmmmmmm n " f 41"' k ' fin.. . i i Til m.mwm "m -n i GALEN KINTNER, son of the late Gay Kintner, speaks at dedication ceremonies of Kintner Gym II Friday night in Stephen Decatur High School. The plaque was later installed in the gym wall. (Photo by Herb Slodounik) S. Decatur wins dedication game By Bob Fallstrom Herald Sports Editor It was a victory like so many in the downtown Kintner Gym. Stephen Decatur High School won the Kintner Gym II dedication game Friday night after going scoreless for nearly half of the third quarter. Urbana was the victim 59-52 in the Big 12 Conference game. Gay Kintner would have approved of the finish. Stephen Decatur led by as Upset Effingham Effingham High School's basketball team upset Benton 79-62 Friday night for a 16th victory. Benton is South Seven Conference co-champion. much as 12 points in the fourth quarter. Stephen Decatur moved ahead for good at 34-33 on Jeff Barr's basket from outcourt. It was the first Stephen Decatur basket of the third quarter. After four successive baskets put Urbana in front 33-31. With a 42-35 edge going into the fourth quarter, Stephen Decatur clinched it at 54-42 on a flurry of three baskets an outcourt shot by Jerry Dean, a corner shot by Barr and a fast break sizzler by Victor Young. Dean came, off the bench to provide three baskets in the fourth quarter. Barr wound up as top scorer with 16 points, although he made just 5 of 18 shots. Jim Davis scored 15 points, sinking five of seven long shots in the first half.