Sports Illustrated magazine is celebrating its 50th Anniversary by reprinting its 50 Greatest Sports figures from all 50 states. Gallaudet alum, Steve Blehm, '78, is number 22 on the 50 Greatest North Dakota Sports Figures.
Blehm was a standout basketball player at the North Dakota School for the Deaf and scored a state-record of 3,930 points from 1970 to 1973. During his Gallaudet career as a guard, Blehm, along with teammate Mark Myers, '80, were two of the most outstanding players in the history of menís basketball at Gallaudet.
Sports Illustratedís 50 Greatest North Dakota Sports Figures originally appeared in the December 27, 1999 issue.
Posted: 15 Aug 2003