HAND SETBACK TO
MOUNT AIRY HIGHS
Final Score Is 11-1—Turner
Continues Winning Streak,
Allowing Only 4 Hits
WYRICK DESERVES PRAISE
Visitors Only Scored in Final Inning
on Error, Wild Pitch
The I'urple Whirlwind blew into
Mount Airy Monday afternoon and
when the cyclone was over the score
was ITl in favor of G. II. S. Johnny
n’urner let the Mount Airy outfit down
^vith four iiits and walked tin; same
With the score 3-0 in the fifth, G.
H. S. opened ui> the fireworks. The
bases were loaded and Captain “Pete’’
Wyrick banged out a triple. Three
more runs were added and things were
quet until the seventh when two more
tallies were added. Mount Airy’s only
run was chalked up in the fourth in
ning on an erro, a wild pitch and a
WYATT TAYLOR ELECTED
G. H. S. Veteran Will Lead Team Dur
ing Season 1927-28—Chosen at
Party at Parks Home
Wednesday, April 20, Wyatt Taylor
was elected captain of the basketball
team for 1927-1928 at a party given
for the basketball sciuad by Coach TI. W.
Park at his home on Madison Avenue.
Several contests were held. Herman
Gardner won the balloon race and was
voted the sheik of the party. Pete TVy-
rick was chosen the best player; big-
gesT bone, John Sock well; best shot,
Wyatt Taylor. Richard Cox won the
basketball throw and Ned Lipscomb the
Mr. I’ark presented the team with the
book, “It Can Re Done,” and in turn
the team gave the coach a knife and
chain. According to Mr. Phillips, “the
refreshments were .just fine.”
GREENSBORO SHUTS OUT
HIGH POINT TEAM
Turner, Greensboro Mound Ace, Gives
Up Only One Hit—“Purple Whirl
wind” Hits Two Pitchers Hard
G. II. S. shut out High Point High
7 toO in a well pla.yed game Monday,
April 11. Johnny Turner was pitching
in superb form and let the Pointers
down with only one hit, while the Pur
ple Whirlwind was knocking Lapp and
Smith all over the lot, garnering twelve
hits off both of them. Lapp lasted un
til the fifth when Coach Marlette sent
in Smith to try to check Greensboro’s
onslaught and succeeded in holding the
home team to one run and three hits.
The infield worked like clockwork;
no errors were chalked up against the
whole team. This was caused by two
members of the track squad running
in front of Gardner and confusing him
(the cinder track runs through right
In the first inning Wyrick led off
with a triple, but he could not be
brought in. Turner opened up the
works in the second with a short single
to right held. Cox tripled and Turner
came in. Again the team could not
bring the man in. Two more came in
the third inning and three runs were
added in the fourtln Things quieted
down till the eighth when Greensboro
Batteries : High Point—Lapp, Smith
and Watson. Greensboro—Turner and
Local high wins hard-fought game
from Burlington by score of 10-9. Tay
lor started the game for Greensboro, but
Gardner relieved him in the seventh
inning. The local scored three runs
i nthe ninth with two men out to win
I.oft to right (standing) : Coach Lambert, Goodwin, Byers, Lindenian, Johnson, Manager Atkisson, TVeaver, McGlam-
ery. Homey, Stone. Bowman, Coach Routh. Left to right (seated) : Gilmer, Johnson, Quate, Pluenix, Davant, Bur
roughs, Pope, Brown.
GIRLS’ BASEBALL SCHEDULE
1st week^—Madison & Greensboro,
High Point & Winston, at High
2nd week—High Point & Greens
boro, at Greensboro.
Aladison & Winston, at Win
3rd week—High Point & Madison,
Greensboro & Winston, at
4th week—TVinston & Madison, at
High Point & Greensboro, at
5th week—Greensboro & Madison,
High Point & Winston, at Win
(Sth week—Mlnston & Greensboro,
High Point & Madison, at
G. H. S. WINS GAME FROM
REIDSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Wyatt Taylor of Greensboro and Smith
of Reidsville Pitch Good
SCORE TIED ONCE DURING GAME
G. 11. S. won their second ball game
of the week Tuesday afternoon, April
12, by defeating Reidsville High with
a count of 3 to 2. Wyatt Taylor pitched
a great game until the ninth when by
passing one man and allowing two sin
gles find fi triple, two runs came in.
This tied the score but Wyrick, after
being walked, stole second and finally
by two wild pitches came home to end
Smith, the Reidsville hurler, also
pitched a good game, allowing eight
hits and several of these were errors.
Score by innings; R.
Reidsville 000 000 002—-2
Greensboro 001 100 001—3
DUNLAP SPRINGS TO BE
SCENE OF GIRLS^ PICNIC
The Girls’ Monogram Club of
Greensboro and Winston High Schools
will have their annual picnic aCDunlap
Springs on May 12. The main feature
will be a horseshoe contest. They will
also have plays, games and will proba
bly go swimming. Greensboro Mono
gram club girls are: Marian Curtis,
Marian Geogheghan, Virginia Douglas,
Carl Lane Browne, Rose Goodwin, Ra
chel Lipscomb, Jane Harris, Minnie
Herman, Evelyn Rives.
The baseball boys have announced
that they expect to adorn the pages of
“AMitudmous Existence'^ before long.
They had their pictures taken the other
DEFEAT G.H.S. TRACK
TEAM THIRD TIME
H. Point, W.-Salem, Friendship,
LOSE AFTER STRUGGLE
Held at Guilford April 9 — 42 to 36
Score—Meet Held as Part of
High School Day
Charlotte High won the State High
School track meet, piling up 45 points,
Greensboro High won second with 20
points, Asheville third, with 13 points,
and Wilmington, fourth, with 11 points.
Seven state records were shattered,
Neiman, of Charlotte, being responsible
for two, the broad .iump and pole vault.
Reid, also of Charlotte, raised the high
jump. Edmundson, of Roanoke Rapids
nearly threw the javelin away, break
ing the former record by ten feet.
Theron Brown, of G. LI. S., came with
in three feet of the Southern Collegiate
record when he hurled the discus 124
feet, 1 1-2 inches. Captain Clarence
Phoenix lowered the record for the
half mile run after he had come within
three seconds of the record for the mile
run. The half mile drew the stands
to their feet for the whole race. Phoe
nix, of Greensboro, and Carbine, of
Charlotte, led the field by several yards.
Carbine was pushing Phoenix as he
broke the tape, being just about a foot
behind. In the mile run no one even
came near Phoenix after the first lap.
It was a guess as to how big the lead
The Asheville relay team went into
the race with the determination to
make a new state record and they did
it. Each man steadily increased the
lead and Asheville came in far ahead
of anyone else.
Besides taking first in the discus,
Theron Brown took second in the shot
and third in the javelin, accounting for
ten points altogether.
NET TEAM ELIMINATED
IN MEET AT CHAPEL HILL
John Sock well and Clyde Andrews
with Howard Gardner as alternate, rep
resented G. H. S. at the 14th annual
state high school tennis tournament held
in Chapel Hill April 14th and 15th.
Sockwell and Andrews went to the
semi-finals but were put out there.
Charlotte won both the doubles and
the singles titles in the meet.
An event of the spring is a girls’
track meet. It will probably be spon
sored by High Point College.
A girls’ swimming meet will be held
April 28 here and one in Winston
Group 1: McLeansville at Greens
boro, April 22; Monticello at Leaks-
ville, April 23. Reidsville and High
Point drew a bye for the first week
but will meet on April 26 in High
Point. On the same afternoon the
winners of the McLeansville-Greens-
boro and Monticello-Leaksville game
Group 2: Bessemer vs. Alexander
5Vilson at Swepsonville, April 23;
Bonlee vs. Asheboro at Siler City,
April 22. Norwood drew a bye.
Group 3; Madison at Mount Airy,
April 23; Yadkinville vs. Copeland
at Booneville, April 22. Winston-
Salem drew a bye and will play in
the finals only.
Group 4: Granite Quarry at Lex
ington, April 23; East Bend vs.
Mocksville at Winston-Salem, April
22; Rockwell drew a bye.
Group 5: Concord drew a bye;
liarlotte vs. Wadesboro at Monroe,
April 22; Troutman vs. Scotts at
Statesville, April 22.
Group G: Belmont at Mount Holly,
April 23; Lowed at Cherryville,
April 23; Lincolntou vs. Gastonia,
Group 7: Forest City vs. Henri
etta at Spindale, April 22; Pallston
at Shelby, April 22; Kings Mountain
drew a bye.
Group 8 : Black Mountain at Ashe
ville, April 22 ; Startown drew a bye.
PREPARE TENNIS COURTS
AT MEMORIAL STADIUM
Can Have Court Ready for Play by End
of Week—No Court Regulations
Have Yet Been Made
Tennis courts are being rapidly pre
pared at the Memorial Stadium, and D.
O. Fish, the landscape architect, stated
that probably two courts would be
ready for play by the week-end.
The ground has been rolled in the
first section of the four courts but they
need additional rolling. This work can
be accomplished this week if fair
weather prevails. Posts for the nets
have been erected, but all the nets have
The officials are waiting to see with
what popularity the four courts meet
before rushing work on the others.
No regulations governing the courts
have been made, but they will be
drawn up at an early date. No fee is
expected to be charged for the use of
the courts, and whoever arrives first
will have the privilege of playing.
The fifth annual track meet between
the grammar schools of Greensboro will
be held Saturday, April 23, at the
World War Memorial stadium in con
nection with Boys’ Week. Over 1,000
entrants are expected, according to
Herbert W. Park of the local schools.
STATE TRACK MEET
WON BY CHARLOTTE
Charlotte Wins With 45 Points.
Greensboro Takes Second
Place With 29
SEVEN RECORDS BROKEN
For the third time this season
Greensboro’s track team bowcnl in de
feat to the Charlotte High artists. This
time defeat came after a desperate
struggle in the track meet sponsored
by Guilford College as part of high
school da.y which wtis held at Guilford
April 9, when she was nosed out by a
42 to 36 score. High Point, Winston-
Salem, Friendship, Burlington, Thomas
ville, Reidsville, and King trailed the
the winners in the order named.
The events and results were as fol
Shot-put—Brown, of Greensboro,
first, distance 41 feet. 10 inches, Char
lotte came second and Thomasville
Discus throw—iBrown, of Greensboro,
first, distance 102 feet, 9 1-2 inches.
Charlotte came second and Friendship
Running broad jump—■Numaii, of
Charlotte, first, distance 19 feet, 1-2
inch. Greensboro came second and
Running high jump—Bayley, of Char
lotte, first, 5 feet, 1 inch . Friendship
was second and IVinston-Salem third.
Javelin throw—Lasslie, of Charlotte,
distance 158 feet, 8 inches. Greensboro
was second and High Point third.
Pole vault—Nunian, of Charlotte,
first, height 9 feet, 9 3-4 inches. High
Point came second and Friendship third.
The results of the track events:
One-mile ’ run—Phoenix, of Greens
boro, first, time 5 minutes, 8 3-4 seconds.
Reidsville was second and Charlotte
lOO-yard dash—Miller, of Charlotte,
first, time 11 seconds. Burlington came
second and High Point third.
220-.vard dash—Hoffman, of Burling
ton, first, time 21 3-4 seconds. Greens
boro was second and High Point third.
440-yard dash—Follins, of IVinston-
Salem, first, time 57 3-4 seconds. Greens
boro came second and Friendship third.
Half-mile run—Phoenix, of Greens
boro, first, time 2 minutes, 15 1-2 sec
onds. High Point was second and
120-.yard low hurdles—Reid, of Char
lotte, first, time 16 seconds. Thomas
ville came second and High Point third.
Half-mile relay — Winston-Salem
first, time, 1 minute, 44 1-2 seconds.
Greensboro was second and Charlotte
G. H. S. WINS TENNIS ON
Greensboro High School’s Tennis Team
Takes Five of Six Matches
Played in Burlington
The Greensboro High School tennis
team took five of the six matches played
in. Burlington, Monday, April 11. The
sixth match had to be called on account
The doubles were the most interest
ing feature. Andrews and Sockwell,
Greensboro, won over the Burlington
team, Vernon and Ma.y. Another close
match was the Sockwell-Sharpe con
test, with Sockwell winning again. The
other matches and results were: Gard
ner and Hendrix, Greensboro, defeated
May, Burlington; Hendrix, Greensboro,
won from Mebane. The sixth match
between Andrews and Vernon was not
GIRLS’ BASEBALL TEAM
TRIMS HIGH POINT NINE
With a score of 16-8, the girls’ base
ball team of Greensboro High defeated
the High Point girls on the Aycock field
Tuesday, Axndl 19. This was the first
game that the Greensboro team had
played in the championship series. The
second one will be played with Winston