January 4, 1962 -
The Viking boys basketball team is on top of the North Iowa Conference with a record of six wins and no losses to date. Mike Lien and Phil Johnson are listed as number one and two in scoring for the conference. Some 17 cagers were maintaining averages of 10 points per game or better at this juncture in the campaign. Lien is averaging 20.8 and Johnson 20.3 points per game.