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I’d like to thank Jeff Welsch and the Missoulian for the great article and picture in remembrance of Melbert "Moke" Eaglefeathers (June 5).

I passed this information on to my brother, George Wood from Belt, who played against Eaglefeathers at both the 1971 and ’72 State C tournaments. George recalled that Melbert fouled out of the Saturday morning game in ’72. As a showing of respect and sportsmanship, Eaglefeathers walked over to the Belt bench and shook coach Wayne Durocher’s hand.

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All who attended the tournaments during that time were treated to some great basketball.

-- Kathleen Holden, Missoula

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