1968 Saskatoon Hilltops
Canadian Junior Football Champions
The Hilltops, with a record of 6-2, beat the Regina Rams, 5-3, to win the Man.-Sask. junior championship. The Toppers then rolled over the Vancouver Meralomas, 40-0, to win the western title. Saskatoon beat the Ottawa Sooners, 27-19, in the Canadian final in Edmonton, which was known as the Shrine Bowl.
This 1968 team was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame.
Front row: Larry Simpson, Mel Hitchings, Doug Tastad, Gerry Phillips, Rick Wakeman, Gerry Karpenko, Glen Ponomarenko, Mark Schoenhals, Lyle Johnson, George Calder, Bob Faulkner. Second row: Walt Fingler **, Ben Mitchell, Don Bentham, Brian Jones, Gord Simle, Hal Lackie. Third row: Stan Polak, Gord Remmen, Archie Thompson, Dave Pickett, Doug Rudolph, Garry Reid, Dave Bowler, Darryl Chambers. Fourth row: Jim Seaman **, Bob Korpan, Chuck Porter (Trainer), Tony Saretsky (Equipment Manager), Clarence Garvie ** (President), Kay MacDonald ** (Manager), Al Ledingham (Head Coach), Paul Schoenhals (Coach), Barry Mooney (Coach), Keith Kozak, John Storey. Fifth row: Tom Dutton, Len Bell, Brian Sopatyk, Owen Charmbury, Max Abraham, Wayne Perkins (Co-Captain), Don Seaman ** (Co-Captain), Don Bjarnarson, Dick Chinn, Len Hamm, Al Rankin