ELKHART — Without realizing it, Tom Kurth's determination became part of Elkhart's cure to a tumultuous late 1960s. It was never his intention, though.

He says he was doing what came naturally.

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MARINE-WTI

CONGRATS to Tom. Started on his first EHS team in '66. With this said, I want to make a point. Was raised on the Southside. Played ball at Pierre Moran in '63, and then at EHS '64-'66. Prior to my senior year, '66, all hands that wanted to play ball, were always welcome to try out, and race was not an issue. FTR, there was never racism exhibited by any of the coaches I interacted with.

GuyGabaldon

Sounds like a great guy. Deserves every award.

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