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On January 26, 1960, Burnsville High School basketball star Danny Heater set a national record by scoring 135 points in a game against Widen High School.

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"Burnsville Boy Gets 135 Points In 173-43 Win"
"One Boy Scores 135 As Mates Feed Star"
"Plan For Heater Worked"



January 26: Sid Hatfield


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