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A.D. Burtschi Honored With Name on Court at Putnam City

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Outgoing Putnam City High School boys basketball coach A.D. Burtschi had the court named after him at Putnam City on Friday night, February 12.

Burtschi is retiring at the end of the year after 32 seasons as the Pirates head coach.

Burtschi has led his teams to four state championships and had only two losing seasons at Putnam City.

To make the night even more memorable, the Pirates upset rival Putnam City West, 60-59.

Dozens of former players were on hand for the halftime ceremony, where Burtschi was presented with a commemorative basketball and a Putnam City jersey #32, in honor of his 32 seasons as the head coach.


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