Friday, April 1926
Greensboro High Is Third
In State-Wide Track Meet
Winston-Salem Is Second, Giv
ing Winners Hard Contest
Ison, Milstead, and Ford, of Charlotte,
Brewer, of Winston-Salem, Set
New Marks for State.
(ireensboro took third rank witli
jioints in tlie annual North Carolina
high scliool track meet held at Cliapel
Hill, Ajiril l(i. Charlotte High School
was victorious for tlie fourth consecu
tive time piling up a score of 48M‘5
barely nosing out Winston-Salem, which
took second place with 88'/:2.
Five new state records were estab
lished. Ison of Charlotte lowered the
too yard dash to lO.i seconds and the
220 yard dasli to 22.8 seconds. A new
record for the low hurdles was set by
Milstead of Charlotte, who ran tliem in
15 seconds fiat. A third Charlotte star,
Fort hy name, covered 20 feet 10 inches
to break a broad juni}) record that had
stood since 1911. 'I'he other record
breaker of the day was Brewer of Win
ston-Salem, wlio set a new mark for the
javelin with a throw of 154 feet — inches.
An interesting feature of the day was
jirovided by Harold Osborne, Olympic
track .star, who acted as referee of the
meet and in the afternoon gave an ex-
liibition of the high-jump, pole vault,
and hop-step jump.
BEFORE LOCAL GIRLS
Greensboro Squad Downs Visitors in
21-15 Game—Hutchinson and
Watson Star for Locals.
The Greensboro High School girls’
haseball team defeated the Wentworth
sfjuad, Wednesday, Ajiril 14, at the Mc-
Iver School diamond.
At the opening of the game it looked
as if Wentwortli were going to have an
easy time defeating the locals, when they
scored nine runs in the first inning.
How'ever, the local girls rallied won
derfully and held the visitors almost
scoreies.s for the rest of the game, aided
hy Noble Hutchinson's two home runs
and a triple, and Ruth Watson’s homer
and double. The team chalked up a to
tal of 21 runs to the visitors 15 by the
end of the game.
Score by innings: R.
Wentworth . . . - 900 108 2—15
Green.sboro - 215 (>84 x—21
Home runs —Hutchinson 2, Watson.
’I'hree base liits—Tye, Hutchison. Two-
base hits—W.atson, Ballance, Murray,
Russell. Struck out—by Watson 5; S.
Mitchell 4. Winning pitcher—Watson.
Losing pitcher—S. Mitchell. Umpire—
GIRLS TRACK MEET TO
BE HELD AT WINSTON
A girls’ track and field meet will be
held at Winston on April 28, under the
auspices of the North Carolina Athletic
Association for High School Girls. The
meet will consist of the following events;
50 yard dash, 8 entries; 75 yard dash,
8 entries; 60 yard hurdles, 8 entries;
standing broad jump, 3 entries; running
high jump, 3 entries; stilt race, team of
five; basketball distance throw, 8 en
tries; baseball distance throw, 8 entries;
flag relay, team of five.
SHORT STORY CUP GIVEN
BY JANUARY CLASS OF ’26
'I'he class of ’26 presented to the High
School a short story cup to be given
each February to the writer of the best
short story in each mid-term graduating
class. This is considered a very appro
priate gift as the class has several tal
ented writers in it.
The cup is now in the possession of
Helen Felder and will be held by her
until February, 1927, when the winner
from the mid-term class of ’27 will
GIRLS PLAN FOR
An innovation in girls athletics
in North Carolina will be tried
out wlieii the girls state baseball
championship contests get under
way the latter ])art of this month.
Greensboro has a strong team this
year, and those in a ])osition to
know, look upon the coming series
in -a very optimistic liglit.
The schedule decidel upon at a
meeting of the rejiresentatives of
the schools of the fifth district
liere April 9 folows:
Greensboro at Mebane April 23
Wentworth at Winston April 23
High Point vs winner of Greens-
boro-Mebane game Ajiril 27
Leaksville vs. winner of Went
worth Winston game April 27
Finals Friday, April 80.
WINSTON WINS FIRST
GAME WITH LOCALS 7-1
Bad Baserunning Spells Defeat for
Gate City Nine—Plaster and Pe-
tree Star for Winston-Salem.
Greensboro High lost to Witiston Sat
urday, ,\})ril 10, on the latter’s diamond
hy the score of 7 to 1. The Gate City
bojs started off like a whirlwind, mak
ing four hits in the first inning, hut bad
baserunning kept their score down. The
Twin City iads ])resanted a hard-hit
ting team. Two of them, Plaster and
Petree, hit homeruns, the former get
ting two four base knocks. T'liese hits
coupled with Taylor's wildness and slow
fielding liy tlie Greensboro outfielders
accounted for most Winston's runs. Tay
lor worked seven innings for G. IT. S.
but liad to retire in tlie seventh inning
after a walk and two hits had filled the
hags. Fife took up the burden here
and finished the fray. Swain, pitching
for Winston, worked out a nice game,
holding Greensboro High to seven hits,
three of which were secured by Wyrick,
local sliortstop. Petree and Plaster led
the attack for Winston. These two to
gether accounted for five of their team’s
runs. The game was very fast and was
witnessed by a large crowd, mostly Win
Score by innings: R.
Greensboro . . 100 0(K) 000—1
Winston-Salem . . 201 000 31x—7
Summary: Homeruns—Plaster (2), Pe
tree. 'Three-base hit—Hart. TVo-base
hits—Hart, Williams. Double play—
Johnson to Plaster to Petree Struck
out—by Swaim 9; 'Taylor 3;; Fife 1. Um
pires— Barnes and Cofer.
DATE FOR HIGH SCHOOL
TRACK MEET CHANGED
'Hie State High Scliool 'Track Meet
which was to be held on Saturday, May
1.5, is to take place 'Tuesday, May 18.
After all the arrangements had been
completed, it was found that it would
be impossible for the meet to be held
on that day, since it would conflict with
the Inter-State College 'Track Meet at
Chapel Hill. Practically every official
available in the state will be used at this
meet so it was tliought best to cliange
Jackson Scholtz, champion siirinter,
who is to perform in the High School
Meet could not be here the 15th; this
together with the conflict in track meets
made tlie officials decide.on the 17th.
GIRLS’ TEAM WINS
Ncble Hutchinson Makes Home Run—
G. H. S. Scores Three Runs I
in Last Inning.
GREENSBORO HIGH local boys defeat
'Hie 'Twin City girls lost in an exciting
baseball game to the G. H. S. team, by
a score of 9 to 6, .'Vpril 16, at Winston.
'I’his made the sixth consecutive victory
for the team. SjYlendid work of the
entire team, including a liome run in
tlie sixtli inning !)y Noble Hutcliinsoii
enabled the Greensboro High team to
In the first inning the G. H. S. team
scored two runs; they led by only one
l)oint until the sixtli inning, in wliidi
they scored three runs ahead of tlieir
Greensboro - Ballance, 2h; Hutcliinsoii,
ss; HofFman, lb; Watson, p; 'Tye, If;
'Tilley, ss; Whittington, cf; Myer.s, rf;
Fackson, :ib, and Russell, c.
Winston-Salem- M. Briles, ss; Kfird,
ss; Cline, 2b; Pinkston, 3b; Haley, lb;
Carter, p; Davis, rf; 'Terrell, If; Wood-
fellow, c; Walser, cf; Heath, cf.
Score hy innings: R.
Greensboro . . 320 013 0—9
Winston-Salem 210 030 0—6
MEET^ILL BE HELD
Winston, High Point and Greensboro
Will Compete At Winston April 24
—Eight Events Will Take Pace.
On May 24. a triangular swimming-
meet will be held between Greensboro,
High Point and Winston-Salem, at Win
ston-Salem, X. C. 'I'he following is tlie
official list of events for the meet:
1. ’Twenty yard dash or one length
2. Forty yard dasli or two lengths of
.3. Sixty yard dash or three lengths of
4. 'Twenty yard hack stroke or one
length of pool.
5. 'TAventy yard hr’—ioke”or two
lengths of jiool if less than 60 feet.
6. Relay 4 swimmers each, swim
ming one lengtli of the pool.
7. Plunge for di.stance.
Required of each contestant front,
back and front jack knife. In addition
each contestant sliall perform three op
tion; 1 dives to be chosen from “Official
List of Dives", National Collegiate
.\thletic As.sociation Official Rules for
Swimming. 'The valuation given tliese
dives shall hold and the ]);ick knife shall
be valued at 1.6. Optionals shall be
chosen and judges notified of choice be
fore the event is called. For rules gov
erning all exceiit the scoring of optional
dives see Sjiaulding's Official Rules on
Swimming. 'Track and Field Socer, and
General Policies, 1925-26, also see Sec
tion 3, Rule under Method of Scoring
Dives in National Collegiate Athletic
Association Official Rules for Swimming.
Friendship Leads Scoring With
G. H. S. WINS RELAY EVENT
Ten High Schools Participate in Meet
—Greensboro Scores Forty Points—
Winston Finishes With Thirty-Two
Greensboro, scoring forty iioints. was
nosed out by Friendshij) by one jioint
In the sixteenth annual track meet at
Guilford College April 10. 'The win
ners were followed by Winston-Salem
who finished third with thirty-two points.
Friendship was tlie “dark horse” of the
meet and their victory over the other
ten high schools jiarticijiiiting w;is a
Friendship took five first phtces, four
seconds aiul several thirds. First places
and their winners for Friendshij) were:
Jiot jnit, Patterson, Discus throw, Pat
terson; Pole vault, Holt; 100 yard dash,
Moser; 220 yard dash, Moser.
Greensboro placed first in four events
and ; Iso took several second ;ind third
j)l;ices. Events and winners for Greens
boro were: Mile, Phoenix; 440 dash.
Homey; Half Mile relay, Homey, Phoe
nix, Glascock and Arnold; 120 vard dash
low liurdles, Gla.scock.
WLnston-Salem with three first jilaces
and a few sei'oml and third jilaces fin
ished third. First jilaces and their win
ners for the we;irers of the “Black and
Gold" were: High jumj), Brewer; Jave
lin tlirow, Bouie; and Running liroad
GREENSBORO LADS HELD
TO NO HITS BY HIGH POINT
'The High Point High School defeated
ihe local team at High Point, Ajiril 5,
by a 5-0 score. The Greensboro boys
were held hitless by the sjilendid ])itch-
ing of Petty. 'I’aylor also jiitchod a cred
it: hie game, iillowing only four hits./
Uj) until the eiglith inning the tCams
were at a du’adlock, neither being able
to score. In tlie eighth -an error and
several hits enabled the Pointers to score
Score by innings: R II
G. H. S. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0— 0 0
H. P. S. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 X— 5 4
'Taylor and Brewer, Petty and Ingram.
A wounded spirit; who can bear?
Game Exciting Throughout—Fife Hits
Homer in First—Taylor Fans
'Tliursday, Ajirll 15, it the old ball
j);irk, Greensboro High's outfit added to
its belt the scilp of tlie Salisbury bunch
in a game that resulted in a 5 to 4 vic
tory for the (late City lads.
Swift jiinch hitting for Jobe opened
what jiroved to be the winning rally with
;l single. Whiteheart singled, Wyrick
was walked, and Swift scored when
Ev;ms failed to handle Jones' grounder.
Greensboro drew first blood in the first
frciine when they put two runs across
tlie plate. Wyrick, who was hit by
Reeves, scored ahead of Fife when tlie
latter hit for the circuit after two were
;iway. 'I'lie locals annexed two more
runs in their half of the second. Salis
bury c;ime b.ick strong in the thirtl and
])ut enough runs across the jihite to tie
tlie score at four all.
Both jiitchers twirled an excellent
brand of hall, with Taylor having a slight
edge over his ri\’al. 'Taylor sent eleven
of the opposing batters back to the
bench by the strike out route, while the
Salisbury twirler whiff'ed eiglit of the
members of the home team.
'The fielding honors of the game were
about evenly divided with Greensboro
li;:ving ;i slight edge over their ojijion-
ents. Greeii'^boro comjileti'd the onlvi
double ])iay (d’ the evening's fray, 'Tay
lor to Jones to Wliitelieart, ami garnered
twic(‘ cis rimn\’ hits as llieir rivals. 'The
game was called at the end of the sixtli
on Liccount of r;iin.
Score by innings:
S;ilisbury . . -- 0 0 1 1) 0 4
Greensboro 2 2 0 0 0 1—5
Summary; 'Two base hits, Hargrove,
Beaver. 'Three-base hit, Beaver. Home
run, Fife. Double jilay, 'I’aylor to Jones
to Whiteheart. S;:crifice hits, Jones,
W’liitelieart. W'ild jiitch. Reeves, 'Tay
lor. Pjussed hall, Brewer (2). Strike
outs. Reeves 8, 'Taylor 11. Base on balls,
'Taylor 1, Reeves 3. Umpires. Mans and
Liberty - —-
Fire - - -—
(e) of Barcelona
CHAPEL HILL PLAYERS WIN TENNIS
CHAMPIONSHIP IN CONTEST AT U. N. C.
ATHLETIC COUNCIL HAS
'The Greensboro-Burlington baseball
game on 'Tuesday, tlie 13th, w;is c;incclled
on account of rain. 'Tlie Green.sboro
boys were ready for the conflict hut the
Burlington team did not show uji.
Anyone who doesn’t believe th;it Ned
Lipscomb is going at tlie business of
being captain of next year’s football
team call at the public library any eve
ning after 7 o’clock where he will be
found studying the history of football.
On 'Thursday, Ajiril 15, at Chajiel pe
riod, the Girls' Athletic Council held a
very important meeting, at which time
they jias.sed on points won by severiil
girls who are entitled to wear the local
and state monograms.
Citizenshij) jioints were awarded, en
titling Lola Michaux to wear the local
monogram “G", having won a total of
202 points, Mary 'Tilley and Josephine
Abernathy to wear tlie state monogram
“G N C" and Hazel Brown to wear a
star with her local letter. Mary Tilley
was awarded 25 points, the maximum of
Jioints for citizenshij).
Mary Jane Wharton, Ruth Omahun-
dra, Katherine Nowell, Josejihine Aber
nathy, Mary 'Tilley and Lorraine Revels
e;ich won 20 jioints for having kejit
training for three months. Points award
ed for participants in swimming meets
were discussed and the council decided
that the points be iiwarded on the same
basis as those awarded for track. Plans
for some kind of entertainment for the
Girls’ Monogrom Club were discussed,
but no final arrangements were made.
fUCDrATCI UC Rogers, Asheville High School,
U. n. >3. DEiAlo L. n. o. wins Singles Match; Sock-
AGAIN IN CLOSE GAME
an Excellent Game.
Score Tied Till Seventh Inning—One
Home Run Made—Fine Work in |
Field and At Bat. •
lANiksville High’s baseball team again
went down in defeat before the Greens
boro High girls, in a closely contested
game at Leaksville, by a score of 5-6,
'Thursday, Ajiril 8. A week before the
G. H. S. team defeated L. H. S. 8-9.
'The score was a tie until tlie last two
innings. Cl H. S. imule one run and
held their ojijionents scoreless in the sev
enth and final inning.
'The main features of tlie game were a
liome run by 'J'ye, three consecutive flies
caught by Ballance, and splendid hit
ting by Captain Watson. 'Tlie two teams
‘Lowed UJ) unusually well both in the
field and at hat.
l.eaksville—Hill, If.; Hall, rf.; Glas
gow, Is.; Darlington, sb.; Moon, j).; Hay
den, fb.; Ferrell, tb.; Fields, c.; Woody,
cf. G. IT. S.—Ballance, Is.; Hutchin
son, sb.; Hoffman, fb.; Watson, p.; Mur
ray, tb.; 'Tilley, rs.; Whittington, cf.;
.Abernathy, rf.; Russell, c.; 'Tye, If.
Greensboro, rejiresented by John Sock-
well and Clyde Andrews, was eliminated
in the tennis matches held ;it Chajiel Hill
Fridiiy, Ajiril 16, hy the C'luijiel Hill
High School, final winners of the dou
bles chamjiionshij), in the second round
of the tournament.
Rogers, of the Asheville High School,
won first j)lace in the singles match.
Last year in the meet held at Greens
boro, Rogers jilayed Bill Scott, star of
the local team of '25, for the western
clmmjiionshij). Scott finally won the
Sixteen schools were rejiresented in
the contests. All sections of tlie state
C'oach Aycock was well jileased with
the showing of tlie local boys, who are
jilaying on the tc;iin tliis year for the
first time. Desj)ite being handicapped
by jilaying against teams of three and
four years' exjierience, Sockwell and
Andrews jihiyed ;in excellent game and
made their oj)j)onents really earn the
victory. Aycock expresses the opinion
that Greensboro will soon develop a win
ning team, and looks forward to next
ve;ir with confidence.