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pace. The bases were full when Gard
ner tightened and returned the next
two men. G. H. S. started with a rush
and scored three runs in the first in
ning. They scored by clean hitting and
clever base-running. After this both
pitchers settled down and the game be
came a pitchers’ duel with Gardner
holding the edge.
Coach Johnson reports that a good
start was made in the first game. He
expects great things of the team this
season. Gardner pitched a fine game
as a moundsman.
BASEBALL TEAM PLAYS
AGAINST POMONA HIGH
G. H. S. Team Defeated by Score of 10-9
in the Second Tryout Game
of the Season
On Tuesday, March 22, Greensboro
played their second practice game
against Pomona, and were defeated by
a score of 10-9. The game was used
by the coaches to try out the rookies,
and ('onsequently a great number were
allowed to play. The game was a fail
ure as a baseball battle, due to the
cold weather, but it enabled the coaches
to get a line on the material on hand.
The pitchers were Gardner, Root, and
Merritt. Wood caught the entire game.
Leaksville Girls Victors
Tuesday night the Leaksville girls
beat the Winston girls in the champion
ship game for this district. The score
^ , clliU. Awv/vJt
,111. eu, allowing only two
The game ended with three men on
base, but the Greensboro were not able
to register another hit, thus leaving
the score 12-9.
On the day before tiie same teams
had met at Cone park, and Wyrick’s
single won the game for G. H. S. l)y
a score of 4 to 3.
WINSTON GAINS VICTORY
OVER GREENSBORO HIGH
Eliminates Greensboro Girls From
and Winston to Play
At Guilford College, March 11th, the
Winston girls eliminated Greensboro Hi
from the championship race by the
score of 20 to 10. Obtaining a lead
which was threatened, but never over
taken, the Winston basketeers won the
championship of their group.
Leaksville and Winston play for the
fifth district championship.
Walker played a good defensive game
for Greensboro. Lowe and Efird
starred for Winston.
WINS OVER WHITE OAK
The girls’ basketball team defeated
the White Oak Y. W. C. A. team
Wednesday afternoon, March 9. The
game was staged on the White Oak
court; 33 to 23 was the final score
of the game. Fast playing was dis
played by both teams throughout the
I'he final curtain on bo,ys’ basketball
was dropped on iMarch 9th when
Greensboro High was defeated by Ra
leigh High b.y a 28-21 count. This
game was the final in the state tourney
that is held annually at State College.
The elimination series had been \mder
way for three days previoxis to this
encounter and Avhen these two teams
lined up for the game it was the meet
ing of the conquerors of six other teams
fighting for a final judgment.
The game having the championship
title in the balance was hard fought
and neither team seemed willing to
admit defeat. The Raleigh boys led in
the scoring throughout the game and
it was only in the last quarter that it
seemed as if the Greensboro quintet
would come through. With the rush
that was started in the last period it
was anybody’s game until the last whis
tle sounded. The stars for Raleigh
were Morris and Smith.
Morris was especially good at long
shots. Smith high scorer for Raleigh
with 11 points. The Greensboro team
played well as a unit and all seemed
to play with an equal distribution of
work with the exception of the long
shots of Watson and Wyrick. Watson
and Sockwell were high scorers for
Greensboro with seven and six points
New Athletic Building
The Hockey Club’s Olympia arena,
planned for Detroit, Mich., will be the
largest building in the world devoted
to boxing and other athletic events.
The structure will seat 12,000 persons
at a hockey game and 15,000 at boxing
ml that only lacks
le .j.ccteries^ with only two veter
ans. have shown up exceptionally well
in the two games that have been
played,” said the coach in an interview
The infield has been termed as a
“million-dollar outfit,” and it was cor
rectly termed, if it shows up as well as
it did in the Lea]';:sville game here,
q’hey are tlie most experienced men
on the crew, and Coach Coletrane is ex
pecting groat things from them.
The outfield is probably the V'eakest
part of the crew, having but one man
who is experienced. However, with
Nave as a nucleus for the outfield.
Coach is expecting to make it the
strongest part of the championship
team for G. H. S.
LEAKSVILLE DEFEATED IN
FIRST SCHEDULED GAME
Pete Wyrick’s Hit Drives in Gardner
and Scores the Winning Run.
Was Good Game
The Greensboro High nine won the
first scheduled baseball game of the
season when they defeated fLe Leaks
ville boys by a score of 4-3. The
Greensboro bo.ys showed up well, play
ing a good defensive game. Taylor and
Wood started the game, but Tiiylor was
relieved in the seventh by Gardner. He
showed up exceptionally well and prob
ably won the game for Greensboro.
The score was tied in the ninth and
Greensboro being unable to hit failed
to score. Inth tenth, however, Gard
ner knocked a two-bagger and “Pete”
Wyrick followed suit, scoring Gardner
and thus winning the game.
Edvin Wide, the sensational runner
of Sweden, drinks two or three cups
of coffee at a single meal.
11 ted by
4 of 304
nt at Raleigh,
cer loving cup'
this meet; the
the school by
-or of basketball.
arks, Ned Lips-
ptain Ta.ylor, Pete
aiipson, Willard Wat-
-lager Boyd Morris.
AT CALDWELL TONIGHT
The Boys’ Varsity Team and the Girls’
Varsity Team to Play One-
JUNIOR CLASS TO MANAGE GAMES
There will be two championship ex
hibition basketball games tonight at
Caldwell gym. T’he first game will be
between the girls’ varsity and the ath
letic faculty. Ill the second game the
overworked boys’ varsity will be called
into action to oppose the never-tiring
The first game is promptly at 8
o clock. The admission is one dime
for high school folk and 15 cents for
tile others. Yellow season tickets are
The games are under the auspices of
the junior class, and the proceeds will
go toward giving the seniors a grand
bamiuet some time in the late spring.
Candy made by the fair hands of the
junior lassies will be for sale.
HOCKEY TEAM MANAGER
ELECTED FOR NEW YEAR
Anna Lyon Chosen Manager at Meeting
Held March 10—Martha Sykes,
Anna Lyon was elected manager of
next year s hockey team, at a meeting
held Thursday, March 10. Martha
Sykes, ex-manager, presided over the
meeting. Anna has played on the high
school varsity for the past two years.
M e believe that we have made a good
choice,” declared some of the team
SEASON BEGINS MAR. 15
The 1927 fishing season for Green
boro began on March 15th. Tweh
boats have been fitted out and a:
ready for use. Due to the recent sno'v
and rams, the lake is somewhat mudd
and the anglers are having a rathi