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November 23, 1989 | BOB OATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This is a town that few folks cared about 20 years ago, even in Oklahoma. Even in Seminole. But as the 1960s gave way to the '70s, a strange thing happened. The town's pride and jewel--Seminole Junior College--began raiding the rest of the country for black basketball players. Overnight, there was a competitive team here, instead of a middling, lusterless team. And suddenly, the town wasn't being ignored anymore. Suddenly, for miles around, people were toasting Seminole.
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November 23, 1989 | BOB OATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
This is a town that few folks cared about 20 years ago, even in Oklahoma. Even in Seminole. But as the 1960s gave way to the '70s, a strange thing happened. The town's pride and jewel--Seminole Junior College--began raiding the rest of the country for black basketball players. Overnight, there was a competitive team here, instead of a middling, lusterless team. And suddenly, the town wasn't being ignored anymore. Suddenly, for miles around, people were toasting Seminole.
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