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Friday, March 26, 1926
Oak Ridge Trounce G.H.S
In First Baseball Game
BY SCORE OF 21-1 ♦ +
OAK RIDGE TROUNXES Ujaofr
Howard Knocks Home Run In
Second With Bases Full.
CADETS SCORE TEN IN SECOND
I^oor Playing Features Greensboro’s
Game—Errors in Practicaly Every
Position—Lone Run in Third.
'i'he Greensboro boys’ baseball team
went down in hopeless defeat before the
Oak Ridge Cadets Saturday, March 20,
witli a score of 21 to 1, in a dull affair
of seven innings, before a crowd of about
In the first frame. Oak Ridge sent four
men for a circuit of the bases. Fife,
Greensboro's first moundsman, walked
one man, liit another, and was touched
for a hit, which, aloTig with two errors,
hroiight in the (juartet of runs.
Eufty's fuinhle at first and three walks
forced in the fifth run in the second
inning. The next two cadets were hit
by the Greenshoro pitcher and the score
was T-0. Howard, (). R. I.’s third sack-
er, j)laced a neat home run at this stage
and ran the tally four points higher.
'I'aylor then took Fife’s place on the
mound, the latter going to the right field.
.\t tl'.c end of the fourth, the attack
loosened, tlic Ci. II. S. tightened, and
no more runs were made hy cither team.
Greensboro’s lone run came in the third
,it the hands of Brewer.
Howard, of tlic Oak Ridge nine, made
himself the star by consistent good play
ing and four hits out of four times at
hat, together with his home run with
Batteries: Greenshoro—Fife, p.; Tay
lor, p.; Brewer, c. Oak Ridge -Farlowe,
]).; Bowman, )).; Beaver, j).; Hayworth,
c.; Edson, c.; Benton, c.
Score by innings:
G. 11. 8. . () 0 1 0 0 0 0— 1
O. R. 1. t to 3 -1. 0 0 X--21
April 3—Wake Forest.
May 8—Western, N. C.
Ashevile School for Boys, pend
FRESHMEN LEAD IN
H. JOBE ELECTED
Meeting Held In Chemistry Lab.
and Norman York is Elect
ed to Assist the Mgr.
Henry Jobe was elected manager at
the hasehall meeting, with Norman York
as his assistant. Coach Coltrane presid
ed over the meeting in the chemistry I.ab
Wednesday afternoon, March 10. The
seniors who were nominated were Wel
don Beacham, Bob Wilson, Henry Jobe;
the assistants were Dick Douglas, George
Stone, Ernest Scorhorough and Norman
Henry Johe, the baseball manager, is
a very eflicient leader and is working
hard for the team’s benefit. He is out
every day and is on tlu' job always dur
ing jiractice with his assistant. Henry
was suffering from a badly burned hand
at the first of the season, hut was on
the joh just the same.
HURLED AT G.H.S.
Miss Cooper and Mac Moore
Lose to Miss Hight and
They Have Fifty Out to Practice While
Sophomores Have Fifteen, Jun
iors Ten, and Seniors Ten.
The jiractice for the girls’ baseball
season began March 1.5 with a good at
Miss Moore, who is coaching all teams,
said that the freshmen had the greatest
numher jiresent. They had 50 out to
]iracticc while the sophomores had 1.5,
the juniors 10, and the seniors 10.
Miss Moore has arranged for the jun
iors to ])ractice on Wednesdays and Fri
days on the Washington street field.
The seniors are to practice on Wednes
days and Fridays on the Spring street
field. The soi)homores are to practice
on Tuesdays and Thursdays on the
Si)ring street field. The freshmen are
to practice on Wednesdays and Thurs
days on the Washington street field.
The girls are very much interested and
hope to win honors for G. H. S.
GIRLS’ BASKETBALL TEAM
“Cricket’’ Brown entertained the girls’
haskethall team on Thursday evening,
March IS, at 8 o’clock, at her home on
Sysamorc street. Games were ]>!aycd
and a few contests held, which were en
joyed hy all. \ delicious fruit salad
course was served during the evening.
Those attending were Ruth W’alson,
.Marguerite' Harrison, Mary Tilley, Mary
McCollum, Lola Michaux, Jane Harris,
Glenna Farlow, Annie Belle Goodwin,
Sadie Clement, and coaches, Miss Nellie
Dry and Mr. Stanley Johnson. Outsid
ers were Mr. J. D. Wilkins and Mr. Rob
The Greenshoro High School wishes to
e.\i)ress their ai)preciation and thanks
to Mr. Wicker, of Wicker and Rierson,
for fixing a basketball ring. He sus-
])ended his business and fixed it free of
charge to the high school.
March 18 a very heated game of barn
yard golf came off at G. H. S. The
teams consisted of one student and one
'I'he teams were Miss Cooper and Mac
Moore against Miss Hight and Dick Bur
roughs. 'I'he latter te^im won with the
score 2-1 in games. Dick really exjiected
his partner, Aliss Hight, to be an expert
at such a countrified game, she being
Miss Cooper was a f;drly good shot,
while Miss Hight was wild but lucky
once in a while. She sailed a shoe once
for a ringer followed by one hurled by
'Hie final game of the trio ended very
abruptly with the bell.
G. H. S. ORCHESTRA GAVE
FREE CONCERT TO PARENTS
'Hiursday morning, March 4th, in the
music room of the new building, parents
and patrons of the high school heard a
free concert given by the orchestra and
The band played three numbers for
the approval of the audience. The first
piece “Morton High School March” a
very snappy selection, was greeted with
loud applause. Then came “A Perfect
Day” and “Sullivan Operatic Gems”.
'I'he latter is one of the contest numbers
for the musical meet which is held this
'I'he orchestra then rendered the fol
lowing pieces; “A Song in the Night”,
“.\ndantc,” "Dance of the Hajiiyv S])irit”,
and the music contest piece. Overture
“Calif of Bagdad.”
Patrons commented on the great im
provement of both musical organiza
tions. 'I’his concert came as a part of
the hard work preceding the state con
test in April.
Some of the boys who hate both
mothers and sisters are making prepara
tions to leave home. 'I'hey say that this
“Mother Daughter Banquet” is going to
get too many women in one place to suit
IN A FAST G.AME
Faculty Puts Up Good Fight
But Not Good Enough to
BOYS DEFEAyItHE GIRLS
Make Very Good “Ladies” and Show
Girls How to Play—So Interest
ing Scorers Forgot Score.
Hooray for the Fla})pers ! 22-17. 'I’he
S]iinsters ])ut u]i a good fight, hut was
not hard enough to surpass “Fhqis.’’
'I'he S))inster.s ])ut away their dignity
and adorned themselves with bloomers
and middies. Each had tied around their
“crowning glory” a cute little bow of
At the end of the first half the score
was 1 1-5 in favor of the Fla])iiers.
During the “between” Mr. Fordham,
Mr. Johnson, Miss Dry and the Fhipper
team gave a clever stunt on “no trains
leaving a’tall.” A Charleston contest
was held next witli Miss Hight for the
facult\', and Louise Harrison and James
'I'idwell for the ])upils. It was fully
decided tliat Miss Hight won and she
was awarded a prize, “an all-day sucker.”
The whistle blew and the game started
again. The S])insters got right down to
work a. 11(1 their score hegan to run up.
Misses l.e Roy and Dry threw some
pretty goals, whih' .Miss Coo])er did well
at guard. The game ended with a score
17-22, the Flappers winning over the
Tile line-up was:
Flap pern S pinufers
McCollum . _ Reynolds
M'atson l.e Roy
Michaux ... Causey
Suhstitutes: T'lappers—Brown, Far-
low, Clement. Spinsters—Barnett.
One of the most interesting features
was a basketball game between our girls
and some “ladies.” 'They were so inter
ested in the game that they did not keep
score. 'These “ladies” turned out to be
our own basketball boys.
'Track ]iractices are held every day at
the Fair Grounds. Coach Aycock ex
pects great things from the da.shers, who
are Ridenhour, Shelton, and Quate.
Quate was the only one of the three who
was out last year.
“Plug” Homey has the state record
for the half mile, and is expected to kee])
it. Every one who beat Clarence Phoe
nix last year left witli the graduating
class, and it leaves Phoenix the best half
miler in the state.
NVhittington, Glascock and Meadows
have shown up well on the hurdles. Whit
tington and Glascock were out last year.
Meadows was on the Partes Track team.
Arnold, Homey and Burroughs are
out for the mile. 'The 410 is supported
hy Phoenix and Burroughs.
Pole vault is well supjiorted by Whit
tington and Meadows and Cook.
'There are Writtington, Meadows, 'Tur
ner, Shelt.on, Cook, .Mills wlio will jump
Glascock and Brown for the discus
with VVimhish and Meadow.s for the
javelin are hard workers.
For the broad jum]) there are Gla.s-
cock, Ridenhour and Brown who are
Brown is siilendid at any field event
and the coach says the only thing that is
worrying him is which to place him in.
'This measure is at present Mr. Broad-
hurst’s little pet. He’s done a lot for
us. Are we back of him? I.et’s .show
March 20—W ent worth at
March 26—Reidsvile at Reids-
April 2—Burlington at Bur
April 6—High Point at High
April 8—Salisbury at Greens
April 10—Winston at Winston.
April 13—Burlington at Greens
April 15—Salisbury at Salis
April 17—Winston at Greens
April 20—H i g h Point at
April 22—Wake Forest Fresh
men at Wake Forest.
G. H. S. GIRLS WIN
Mary Tilley and Ruth Watson,
Players for G. H. S.
'Tuc.sday night, March 9, Greemsboro
and Soulh Buffalo played one of the
la.st gamc.s of the sca.son. G. 11. S. girls
won with a score of 13 to 7.
Tlu' score was in favor of G. 11. S. all
during tlu' game. The South Buffalo
girls ]mt u]i a good fight against the
fine jJaying of G. H. S. Ruth Watson
and Mary 'Tilley were the outstanding
G. //. S. South Buffalo
'Tilley (18) _ Stedman (6)
McCollum Moore (1)
Watson (25) . ... E. Stedman
Harrison . Pamperin
Harris E. Apple
Substitutions: G. H. S.—Brown for
Harris. South Buffalo—M. .4pple for
('rash! Bang! What In the world was
the matter? An excited crowd hurried
to the windows in the library to find a
horse rushing across the railroad drag
ging behind him a driverless wagon. 'The
hoys who were jilaying handball stopped
their game and ran after him, hoping to
he “the hero of the day,” and bring him
back to the owner. 'The people hurried
from the cafeteria to the scene of action.
'The horse ran on, little heeding the
crowd which was following close at his
heels. All were thrilled and excited ex-
cc]ff the owner, who leisurely looked on,
smoking a pipe.
First shot! 'Two a clij:). Come on,
fellows, the more the merrier!
At last marble shooting season is here.
Marhle shooting made its first appear
ance at G. H. S. along wdth the timely
arrival of the “Freshies.” 'The sopho
mores condescendingly joined the new
comers in their knuckle-soiling .sport, and
though the groups were small at first,
now at any time during the lunch pe
riods you can look below the barns and
s(‘e a grouj) of boys around a rin_g slioot-
Some of the boys have worn their
knuckles out on this sport and often
you can hear them (mostly freshmen)
saying how well they can shoot. When
these sophomores show the “freshies”
how to shoot, the glee in their baby faces
Lo and behold ! Mr. Herbert Johnson,
one day as the game went on, and the
interest waxed higher, arrived at the
scene of the troubles that accompanied
marble-shooting, and soon won the title
5 es, this sport is becoming popular
even with the lordly juniors and seniors.
DEFEAT G. H. S.
LASSIES 30 TO 21
Undefeated Quintette of Salis
bury Keeps Record Clean—
Harrison Good Guard.
LAST game" of season
Ruth Watson Does Accurate Shooting
Supported by Splendid Team Work
of All in Last Half.
Friday, March 12, Salisbury High
School defeated Greensboro High School
by a .score of 21-30 at Salisbury, in the
last game of the season. 'The Salisbury
quintette outplayed their G. H. S. op
ponents in the first half, but in the last
half the Greensboro girls showed up un
Splendid guarding by Marguerite Har
rison, good team work by the entire team
and accurate shooting hy Ruth M'atson
characterized the last half of the game.
Salisbury has not lost a game this
Harrison Grimes, M.
Harris Grimes, 'T.
Michaux . . Bert
Suhslit id ions: G rcensboro—Brown for
Harrison, Harrison for Brown. Salis
bury -Julim for Gwynn.
IN FIRST PRACTICE
Prospects Good For Winning Team—
Managers are Elected—Class
'The first swimming practice was held
at the Y. W. C. A. on Monday, March
8, at 4 o’clock, with Miss l.e Roy in
charge. Fourteen girls came out. Be
cause of basketball practice and other
work, only about half of the girls were
present who signed up Friday, March 5,
in chapel at the first meeting.
’The recruits discussed class teams in
swimming. 'They hope to have one to
re]3resent Greensboro in the meets
against M^inston-Salem and High Point.
No girl will be allowed to make her class
team unless she has been to 60 per cent
of the practices.
'The following managers were appoint
ed: Seniors or semester 7 and 8, Doro
thy Dillon; Juniors or semester 5 and 6,
Betty McGill; Sophomores or semester
3 and 4, Rose Goodwin; Freshmen or
semester 1 and 2, Rachel Lipscomb.
Several meetings have been held in the
past two weeks, for the purpose of prac
ticing new strokes, and training for the
swimnnng meets to be held this sjiring.
Any girl interested who failed to sign
up may give her name to her semester
manager or Miss l.e Roy and become a
member of the class.
Monday, 4 p.m.—All four classes.
Wednesday, 4 p.m.—Freshmen and
'Thursday, 4:30 p.m.—Juniors and Sen
FROM SPRAINED ANKLE
Miss Ida Belle Moore sprained her
ankle 'Tliursday evening, March 18, while
practicing for the game between the fac
ulty and students. 'The sprain was seri
ous enough to put her on crutches for a
few days. She was back on the job Fri
day at school but was unable to go to
the game Friday night. On Monday
Miss Moore was still on crutches and said
that she felt so discouraged that she
never expected to walk without them.
In her classes she has to sit in one place
all during the class, but the students
sympathize with her and try to do their
part to help her. “Here’s hoping you’ll
soon recuperate. Miss Moore,” is the
message one hears ringing out from
Room 12 at all intervals during the day.