After a 22-year absence as champions, the 1971-72 Klein Bearkats were the team that started the new era.
The 1971-72 Team Roster
First Row: David Weis (outfield), Stephen Kramer (2nd base), Randy Mittlesteadt (outfield), Keith Jacobsen (3rd base), Ronnie Theiss (outfield), Rickey Theiss (pitcher)
Second Row: Coach Max Redman, Donnie Wisnoske (outfield), Danny Wood (3rd base and captain), Steve Trahan (pitcher), Barry Morris (2nd base and shortstop), Daniel Theiss (catcher), Ricky Platt (outfield), Grant Holmes (pitcher)
Third Row: Doug Wood (pitcher), Ken Jacobsen (outfield), Rex Doerre (shortstop and captain), Ken Feltch (1st base), Mike Pittman (outfield), Dwight Toland (outfield), Glynn Trahan (outfield and 2nd base)