G. H. S. Track Team Enters
Meet at Guilford College
SATURDAY. APR. 9
Held Both Morning and After
noon at 10 o’Cloek and
WILL TAKE WHOLE SQUAD
Good Chance For Greensboro to Win
as Charlotte Will Not
The Greensboro High School track
team is entered in the Giiilford College
track meet to be held there Saturday,
April 9, and the coaches are preparing
to take the whole squad. The meet
will he held in both the morning and
afternoon, at ten o’clock and two
Charlotte will not be entered this
year, and Greensboro’s chance for win
ning the meet are considered better
’File squad center around Theron
Itrown and Clarence Phoenix, Greens
boro’s two largest point-winners.
A. letter from I). R. flaworth, dean
of men at Guilford, to Mr. Phillips,
states: “I hope that your boys and girls
will supiJort your team hath with num
bers and with spirit.”
A large crowd of G. H. S. students
is ioxpected to turn out for the meet,
Guilford being only six miles distant.
G.H.S. TENNIS GAME IS
INTERRUPTED BY RAIN
The G. 11. S. tennis team, composed
of .John Sockwell, Clyde Andrews, How
ard Gardner and Joe Hendricks matched
Glenn Sherman, Glenn Valentine, Garri
son Reid, and Jack Pepper, the boys
making up the Winston-Salem team, at
Winston on March 31.
Jupiter Pluyius interrupted the game.
Fine playing was shown by both teams.
John Sockwell and Clyde Andrews won
the first and last set. Joe Hendricks and
Howard Gardner won the first, were
defeated in the second, and rained out
in the third.
GIRLS’ IKING CLUB
PLANS FOR FUTURE
At the End of the Year They
Will Have an Over
THERON BROWN WINS
AT WAKE FOREST
Charlotte Wins Annual Inter
scholastic Track Meet
With 26 Points
G. H. S. TAKES 2ND PLACE
Clarence Phoenix Also Stars, Winning
Mile Run in 4 Minutes, 56
and 4-5 Seconds
Hopes to Breaik Record
Chapel Hill Meet
F. ATKISSON IS MANAGER
Clarence Phoenix was elected
cniptain of the 1927 track team at
a meeting of the team held on
March 24th. OFinley Atkisson was
elected manager and Macon Hrock-
er assistant manager at the same
Clarence Phoenix is one of the
best milers in the state and has
been training all winter nnd hopes
to break the record at the state
ehampionsbip meet at Chapel Hill
on April 14th, in which the ofRcial
records are kept. This is bis first
offiee on the track team.
The hikers will go on hikes erery Fri
day till the middle of May under the
direction of Miss Rnth Reynolds. Miss
Reynolds remarked, “Maybe on some
special Friday there would be a sur-
piise for the girls >vho went out. At
the end of the year there will be an
over-night hike for the ones wbo have
gone twenty-five miles. So far this sea
son the hiking has been a great suc
cess and everyone has enjoyed the
Saturday, March 24th, the girls
walked to Ella Mae Barbour’s home in
Sedgefield. They had music and later
refreslunents were nerved to the girls.
The girls rode home except three, who
hiked home to ihave more miles to their
GIRLS MEET TO DISCUSS
TENNIS PUNS FOR YEAR
Margaret Sockwell Elected Manager and
Lydia Ballance, Secretary—About 25
Girls Are Practicing
MISS ROBBIE BAYER IS THE COACH
G.H.S. WINS IN TENNIS
FROM BURLINGTON HI
John Sockwell and Clyde Andrews Were
Star Players of the Hay in the
Grnenshqro walked through Burling-!
ton, winning both doubles matches and
losing one of the singles matches. The;
flne,st of the day was Joba Boekwell
and fUIyde Anflrews, paired against
Jones and Mays, of Burlington. After
losing the first iset they made a sensa
tional rally, taking the second set, 6-0,
and the next, 6-1. The summary of
the game is as follows;
Sockwell and Andrews defeated Jones
and May 4-6; 6-0; 6-1.
Sockwell, (G.) defeated Sharpe, (B.)
May, (B.) defeated Andrews, (G.)
Gardner, (G.), defeated Jones, (B.)
6-8; 6-2; 6-0.
Hendrix, (G.) defeated Jones, (B.)
Charlotte High School won the aii-
luaal interschoiaBtic track meet at
Wake Forest, April 2, with 26 points.
Greensboro won second place with 14
points. Wilmington followed close
with 101 points and Roanoke Rapids
Charlotte won for the second time
the gold loving cup offered, and came in
to permanent possession of it.
Asheville High won the mile relay
and the silver citj) offered for this
Theron Brown, of Greensboro, won
the huudred-dollar scholarship offered
to the individual scoring the highest
number of points, taking second place
in the shot-put, first place in the dis-
(!us throw, and third place in the jave
Phamix, of Greensboro, won the mile
run in four minutes, 56 and 4-5 sec
JUNIORS MARCH 30
Score 55 to 15—Game Lasted
Five Innings—Much En
The junior baseball team was defeat
ed by the freshmen, Wednesday after
noon, March 30, by a score of 55 to 15.
The game lasted for five innings.
Both teams showed much enthusiasm
for the game and their sportsmanship
was commendable. The freshmen won
by their hard hitting, beginning in the
first inning and continuing throughout
the entire game.
Margaret Sockw^ell was elected man
ager of the G. H. S. girls’ tennis teah
March 31. About 25 girls met in Room
8 to sign up for tennis. Lydia Ballance
is secretary for the coming season.
Miss Bobbie Bayer, tennis coach, told
the girls they would receive 20 points
for 30 hours’ practice, or 10 points for
15 hours’ pra:Gtice. She alno read a let
ter from Winston-Salem in which they
said they want to compete with our
team on April 29th or 30th there.
Miss Bayer and the manager have not
as yet idecided to answer the letter as
they have not got a central court to
practice on. They think they will be
able to get the Galdwell courts for
practice and the N. G. G. W. courts
GIRLS WILL HOLD MEET
AT CONE PARK IN APRIL
Meeting Held in Miss Dry’s Room
to Discuss Spring Sports.
Manager Is Chosen
VARSITY BASEBALL BEGINS SOON
GREENSBORO HIGH NINE
Followiug is the official program and
order of events for swimmings meets
of District Five Girls’ Athletic Assor
1. Reloy: Four swimmers, each to
swim oue length of the ijool.
2. Twenty yard breast stroke or two
lengths of pool if less than 60 feet.
3. Twenty yard dash or one length of
4. Back stroke—twenty yards or one
length of pool.
5. Fort,y yard dash or two lengths
6. Fancy diving.
7. Sixty yard dash or three lengths
8. Medley relay: Back stroke, breast
stroke and free style. Three swim
mers—each swimming one style, in or
der named, one length of pool.
FROM SAUSBURY HI
Wyrick Scores Twice For G. H.
S.—Wyatt Taylor Pitches
MEET AT STADIUM OR
CONE PARK APRIL 29
Events Will Be Relay Runs,
Jumps, Discus Throw and
MAY ENTER FOUR EVENTS
Greensboro Girls Won in
39 Points—Also Won
Meet in 1925
H. PRITCHETT BREAKS
STATE TRACK RECORD
Hoyt Pritchett, of Carolina, graduate
of G. II. S. in ’24, broke the school,
southern, and state records, April 1,
by running two miles in nine minutes
and fifty seconds.
Gihsonville High School nine defeat
ed G. H. S. at Gihsonville Tuesday,
March 29. Errors in the third and
fourth innings coupled with a sharp
hattiug attack by the Gihsonville team
practically lost the game for Greens
J'aylor started the game for the locals
but gave way to Gardner in the third
inning. The latter suffered a setback
in the fourth and was pounded hard in
the eighth. The coach sent in a num--
her of substitutes in an effort to get a*
line on his recruits.
Success consists not of getting, but
of doing.—The Olimber, Pleasant Gar
den, N. ,0.
Miss Nellie Kate Dry talked to the
girls interested in track, sKvimming
and tennis Friday, April 1, in chapel.
She told the sixty-nine girls present
about the coining track meet to be
held Friday, April 29, at Gone Park.
Miss Dry said the girls could only
enter in three of the following events:
50-yard dash; 70-yard dash ; hurdle;
standing broad jump; running high
jump ; javeliue throw ; discus throw ;
relay, and the unknown relay.
Duel la Walker was elected track
manager and Louise Thacker assistant
Miss Dry explained the coming swim
ming meet and also the district tourna
ment which is to be held the first week
in May. Slie says they hope to ob
tain the Country Club courts to play
Miss Ida Belle Moore announced the
girls to come out for varsity baseball
practice, and she met with them after
the others were dismissed.
After this, the Girls’ Monogram Club
held a meeting.
WINNERS’ SCORE IS 6-2
On Tuesday, April 5,, the Greensboro
High baseball men defeated the Salis
bury High outfit by a score of 6-2. The
game took place in the city of the lat
ter team. All scoring was done before
the fifth frame, and after that inning
both teams settled down to conventional
baseball. Wyatt Taylor pitched a fine
game for Greensboro, striking out 10 of
the 29 batters who faced him and issu
ing only oue free pass. He allowed
only four hits.
Pete Wyrick led his teammates in
the scoring, crossing the plate twice.
Vie Jones laid out a pretty three-bagger
to score Wyrick in the first frame.
Score by innings : R.
G. H. S 400 200 000—6
Salisbury 100 100 000—2
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS
Of Life Saving at Young Women’s
Christian Association March 24—Soon
Will Be Ready to Pass Test
REGULAR PRACTICE MON., THURS.
Greensboro is offering Disiti’i'Ct Five
a track meet, which will probahly he
held the last Friday in April, either
at the Stadium or Gone Park. Repre
sentatives from Winston-Salem, IJigh
Point, Burlington, and Reidsville will
participate. The events that will be
offered are: fifty-yard dash, hurdles,
javelin and discus throw, and two re
lays, one of which is the “unknown” re
A girl may enter four events, hut it
is recommended that she enter only
In 1920 Greensboro won the track
meet with 39 points and Winston-Salem
second with 21 points. Greensboro won
six first places, two second places, and
four third places. Those winning first
places were Josephine Abernathy, Dael-
la Walker, and Ruth Watson.
In 1925 Greensboro won the meet held
GOOD, SMS ROUTH
John Sockwell, Clyde Andrews,
John Gillespie and Joe Hen
dricks Compose Team
HOPES ARE RUNNING HIGH
Eight high school girls gave a life
saving demonstration at the Y. W. G. A.
Friday morning, March 24th. The girls
have been going to practice regularly
on Mondays and Thursdays. Miss Irv
ing says that she hopes that they will
all be ready to pass the test in a few
The following girls took part: Lizzie,
Adams Powers, Kate tiarrison, Mar
garet Bowles, Elizabeth Wood, Rachel
Lipscomb, Douglass Long, Lily Staple-
ton, and Virginia Brown.
GIRLS’ VARSITY TEAM
The state high school record for the
one mile relay was broken Saturday;
in a dual track meet between Asheville!
High and Bingham High School.
“We will have a good varsity team
this year,” said Miss Ida Belle Moore,
coach of girls’ baseball in G. H. S.,
to a High Life reporter.
The championship series will extend
from April 8 to May 14. The schedule,
which is being arranged by Winston-
Salem, has not been completed yet.
The regular varsity team was or
ganized Friday, April 1, at chapel pe
riod, with Miss Moore presiding over
“G. H. S. 1927 tennis team is going
to he a good one, “Red” Routh, tennis
coach, said in an interview Tuesday,
March 29. The team will be composed
of John Sockwell, Clyde Andrews, John
Gillespie and Joe Hendricks.
The elimination contest was held
at the Chnrch-by-the-Side-of-the-Road.
John Sockwell, Clyde Andrews, John
Gillespie, Joe Hendricks, Howard Gard
ner, George Stone, and Ed Stainback
“The hopes are running high of hav
ing a championship team. John Sock
well, with his height, will be a big as
set to the team. Clyde Andrews is a
steady player and when paired with
John Sockwell we have a fine pair of
C. ANDREWS ELECTED AS
TENNIS TEAM MANAGER
A. P. Routh Stated That There
Mould Not Be a Captain
For This Year
Clyde Andrews was elected manager
of the tennis team for the year of
1927 on Tuesday, March 29th. “Red”
Routh, tennis coach, stated that there
would not be a captain for the team.
This is Cliide Andrews’ second year
on the team. During these years he
has been a big asset to the team. His
playing with John Sockwell will give
the team a great chance for the cham
pionship doubles in the state.
Morris Wins Manager’s “G’
Boyd Morris was the only freshman
on the basketball team to win a “G.”
He was awarded his “G” March 14,
and a small “M” to put inside of his'
“G” for his services as manager of
the team. According to Mr, A. P.
Routh, he is a very good worker.
BASEBALL GAME MAR. 28
Tlie sophomores met the seniors in
a baseball game played JMarch 29th.
They had the best end of the fray with
a score of 38 against 15 for the seniors.
Mr. M’^illiam Blair unipired.
The star players for the sophs were
Ballance and Hutchinson; for the sen
iors, Young and Davidson.