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Buhl Bulldogs won 2 state titles, then marched off to World War II

November 7, 2015 in Minnesota Stories

By Bruce Strand, 2003 George "Pecky" Smilanich was a 5-foot-10 guard for the Buhl High School basketball teams that won back-to-back state championships in 1941 and 1942. But in those days, the glory and the games were short-lived. The world was at war. Every…