September 23, 1927
REIDSVILLE TO PLAY
G. H. S. Team Has Been Work
ing Hard to Get Ready for
A CLOSE GAME EXPECTED
Ileidsville Sending Over Strong Team.
No Definite Line-up Has Been An
nounced for Greensboro
(L II. S. will ])lay its first football
ganio today at the stadium. Keids-
ville promises to send over the usual
liusky agregatioii and the game should
l)rove as exciting as the ones in past.
■ 'The Reidsville team held the Ihirple
tVhirlwind to a mere breeze for the
first half of last year’s game. G. IT.
S. slipped over two passes in succession
and Bryon Grubhs went across for a
touchdown. Later on “Chuck” Burgess
sewed up the contest when he hooted
the pigskin over the cross-bar for a
Coaches Woodward, Coltrane, and
Ilouth have been working hard all
u'eek. A heavy scrimmage was held
iMcaiday in spite of the rain. A light
scrimmage was held Tuesday, while
Wednesday and Thursday Avas devoted
to signal drills and dummy practice.
No definite lineup has been an
nounced, but either Blair or Rives Avill
])robahly start at (‘enter; Petree and
(Riate at guard with Cone and Hobbs
in reserve; Captain Brown and Taylor,
ta(;kh^s; Henderson and Pennington
running as first string ends; backfield,
Havant, Teague, Cook and H. Ogburn
Avill probably begin the game with
•Tolmson. S. Ogburn, Goodwin and
Webb in reserve.
TRAINING IS IMPORTANT,
SAYS MISS NELLIE DRY
More Than 3,000 Girls in North Carolina
Now Keeping Training—33 Girls
Have Signed Cards
‘“Fraining is an important factor in
the life of any girl,” according to Miss
Mary Morrow, head of training at G.
H. S. “Not only does training affect
ahout a hundred of our own girls, but
throughout North Carolina there are
more than :>,000 girls keeping training.
“Although a requirement for a “G,”
I think when the girls once keep train
ing they make it a habit. From well
kept bodies result strong and efficient
girls, such as G. II. S. is proud to
For the fall semester 33 girls have
already signed training cards.
GIRLS CHOOSE LEADER
FOR MONOGRAM CLUB
Carl Lane Brown is President, Lydia
Ballance, Secretary—Football Party
Discussed at Meeting
Carl Lane BroAvn Avas elected presi
dent of the Girls’ Monogram Club
TTiursday September 15, 1927. Lydia
Balance Avas elected secretary. Those
nominated for president Avere, Carl
Lane BroAvn, Lydia Ballance and Ma
rlon Curtis. Those for secretary Avere
Rose GoodAvin and Lydia Ballance.
ITie meeting Avas held in front of the
main building of G. IT. S.
Further plans for the football party
to be held Saturday, October 1, Avere
SIXTY GIRLS SIGNED
UP FOR HIKING SO FAR
Sixty girls have signed up for hiking
for the fall season. Miss Ruth Free
man, head of hiking, says that the out
look for the coming year is good if the
junnber that signed up Avill really hike.
TTiere Avill be a meeting soon to elect
officers and plan for the coming year.
The first hike Avill be Tuesdajq Sep
tember 20, if the Aveather permits. The
first hike Avill be about three miles.
LOUIS H. WOODWARD
HIGH UFE REPORTER
Team Needs Backing From
School—Woodward Says Boys
Show Fine Spirit
BROWN IS YOUNG LEADER
“A school must put the steam behind
its team,” says Coach WoodAvard to a
Ilmii Life reporter at a recent inter-
A'ieAV. He stated that he did not knoAV
hoAv much spirit G. H. S. has for her
team, but at any rate, any team needs
the school's SAipport.
TTiis is Coach WoodAvard's first year
of coaching a high school team. Last
year he coached the spring football at
“There are no oustanding players,”
he stated. “The team is co-operating
Avith fine spirit and the practices are
Coach WoodAA iird does not think that
the neAv rules Avill handicap the team.
He also stated that he does not belieA’e
that they aaTII change football. “But
this,” he said, “aaTII tell in time.'’
When asked hoAV he thought the first
game AA’ould come out, he said that he
knoAv the team Avould have to put up a
“Captain BroAA'ii,” he said, in con
clusion, “as a captain, is a man among
men, and an aspiring young leader.”
CAKE RACE WILL BE RUN
DURING HALVES OF GAME
About Fifteen Boys So Far Have Been
Practicing Daily for This
A neAV turn has taken place in ath
letics at Greensboro High School.
Football and track are to be combined
in a neAV athletic event. W^hen the
AsheAulle hoys come to stage their foot-
hall game Avith Greensboro on October,
at the stadium, a cake race is to be
run betAveen the boys of G. H. S.
The race Avill start immediately af
ter the first half. The course set out
is around the race track, back of the
tennis courts, and through the Avoods
that border on the stadiiun. All first
tAA-enty hoys aaTio cross the finish aaTII
e;vch be aAvarded Avith a delicious cake
baked by the girls of the high school.
There are uoaa" about fifteen boys
Avho have been practicing regularly for
tbe last tAVo Aveeks for this event.
Many more are expected out for this
eA^ent, as their is a knoAvn likness for
cake, especially Avhen the high school
girls go to the trouble of baking it.
This cake race that is to be staged
as a preliminary for the cross country
races which are to take place betAveen
Greensboro and other high schools of
Coach Lambeth states that men Avho
go out in earnest for these cross coun
try events Avill be highly benefited and
will be in good condition Avhen the
spring track season opens.
GIRLS HEAR VARIOUS
AT RECENT MEETING
Monogram Club in Charge of
POINTS ARE EXPLAINED
Misses Dry, Freeman, Morrow and
Stone Tell Details of Their
The freshman girls and neAA" girls
of G. H. S. met at chapel period in
the anditorium Friday, September 16.
The purpose of the meeting Avas to
tell the girls about the Girls’ Athletic
Association and introduce the officers
to them. Miss Nellie K. Dry, faculty
head of girls' sports, introduced Rachel
Lipscomb, president of the assodia-
tion. Leila George Cram read the
scripture. FollOAving this the presi
dent introduced the other oificers: Rose
GoodAvin, vice-president; Jane Stock-
ard, secretary, and Margaret Betts,
The Girls’ Monogram Club Avas in
charge of the program. Marion Cnrtis
AA'as the first speaker, and told the
girls ‘AVfien the sports come.” She
told Avhat montli each sport begins,
and said that onlj^ points for one
major sport could he got in one sea
son, hut points for as many minor
sports as possible to get in a season
Avill be accepted. The major sports
are basketball, hoclmy, baseball, and
tlie minor sports are tennis, SAvinuning,
hiking, horse hack riding.
Lillian Ilaiick next explained train
ing and gave the requirements. All
girls signed up for training met Avith
Miss Mary MorroAA’, Room 15, Monday,
Se])temher 19. Miss Freeman, head of
liiking, told about getting points for
liilcing. Cia'dits Avill he accepted only
from those signed np in the class. One
point is given for each mile but five
miles is tlie minimum number that can
bo hiked at one time. Already betAveen
fifty and seA’enty-five girls have signed
nj) tor hiking.
Lydia Ballance then spoke about ten
nis, and asked those signing np for
tennis to keep account of the nmnber
of liours ])racti(‘ed and hand the points
to Miss Dry at the end of the tennis
Miss Ellen Stone, aaTio is to be bead
of SAvimming at G. H. S. is to coach
tbe SAATmming team tins year. They
are pJanning to pracTice at tbe Y. W.
C. A. on Mondays and Wednesdays at
four o’clock. She is also planning to
start a girls' clogging class.
Anna Lyon, manager of the girls’
hockey team told tbe neAv girls about
hockey. Bractice Avill begin some time
Avithin the next tAvo Aveeks and after
the class games the real games aaTII
bc'gin .about the middle of October.
Carl I.ane Browne explained to the
girls bow to acquire a “G.” She said
tliat before getting a “G” ten
points must b(' aAvarded for citi
zenship, Avbicb is good sportsman-
sbip; tAvouty points for training, and
tAA’enty-fiAm points for biking; also-tAA'o
sports must be participated in. Three-
fourths of tbe scliool Avork must be
passed for three months previous to
aAvarding the “G.”
Ivose Goodwin, last speaker, told hoAV
many extra points must l)e Avon in or
der to get a “G. N. C.” in G. H. S.
PRACTICES FOR GIRLS’
OUTDOOR MEET BEGIN
Miss Ellen Stone, of the Y. W". C. A.,
is helping the girls of G. H. S. plan
an outdoor swimming meet. If possi
ble she Avill get the Greensboro Coun
try Club pool for the meet. All girls
interested in signing up for this event
are asked to report to Miss Stone
Monday afternoon at four o’clock, Sep
tember 19, at the Y. W. C. A.
IS CHOSEN SPONSOR
[s a June Graduate—Now At
tending N. C. C.—Was Sec’y
of Senior Class
SHE IS TO PRESENT BALL
Lura Ahercromhie is sponsor of the
football team for tlie 1927 season.
Imra Avas a member of the class of
1927, and is uoav attending N. C. C. She
came to Greensboro from Alabama in
1921. She Avas a popular memhcm of
the .Time graduating class.
In the fall of her senior year she Avas
on the Reflector stag. She also held
the secretaryship of her semester for
the last half of the year.
It is ;i custom for the football spon
sor to present tlie hall to the captain
at the initial meet of the pre-champion-
SEVERAL CHANGES IN
None of These Changes Has Affected
the Fundamentals of
Tliere Imve been several drastic
(Ininges in the football rules for 1927,
altiiough none of these clninges has af
fected tlie fundamentals of the game.
The principal ciiaiiges for the coming
yivir are as folloAvs :
L 'Fo avoid possible injuries and in-
terferenc(‘ Avith play, also to make the
ti-y-foi'-point after tonchdoAvn more dif-
Henlt, the goal posts have been moved
ten yards back from the goal lines.
2. I'he ncAv rules require that all
players come to a eomplete stop for ap-
(iroximately one second in “shift plays."
'Fhis time may he measured by count
ing rapidly, 1-2-3-1.
3. Tho speed np the ganu‘, any “nn-
reasonahle" delay of the game shall
(IraAv a iienalty to the offending side.
The referee shall judge this. No delay
aiising Irom any cause shall last more
than tAvo minutes.
-1. To encourage greater freedom in
liandling the ball, a haekAvard pass, (ex
cept from the snapper-back, if ineoni-
pleted, Avili become dead and no fur
ther play can he made.
■j. M hen a hall is kicked from scrim
mage forniatioii and muft'ed by a play
er of the receiving side before it has
come iinto his actual possession, the
ball may be recovered by a player of
the kicker s team as heretofore, but it
may no longer be advanced beyond the
point of recoA’ery.
Season Tickets on Sale
A. B. Roiitli, manager of the Ath
letic Association, has announced that
the season tickets are uoav on sale for
$1.50. These aaTII entitle you to every
game of football, basketball, track, and
baseball. A number of tickets have al
ready been distributed, and Mr. Routh
urges the co-operation of the student.
DICK DOUGLAS NAMED
Bill Wharton Is Appointed by
Douglas as Assistant for
WELL QUALIFIED FOR JOB
Douglas is a Member of Semester VII.
Has Done Well in Scouts
as in School
Dick Douglas, of semester 7, avhs
imaiiimously eh'ctc'd manager of the
football team for the 1927 season at a
nu'eting liehl Friday, September IG.
Dick Avas assistant manager last year.
He selected Bill AYharton as his as
sistant for the year.
J)iek has held several offices in
Greensboro High School. Last year he
was president of the junior class. This
year lie is vice-president of the senior
(‘lass. Besides this, he is the editor-in-
chief of the Hefiector for the .Tune grad
Douglas not only has done Avell in
ills school Avork, but has taken an ac
tive part in he s(‘Out AVork of the city.
He has attended Camp Graystone and
acted as assistant adviser on the camp
staff. In all scout programs he has
taken part and is still continuing his
DOUGLAS CABIN SCENE
OF MONOGRAM PICNIC
Seven New Members Receive “G’s”—Ini
tiation of Culprits and Swimming
Are Features of Day
MISS NELLIE DRY GIVES WELCOME
The Girls’ IMoiiograni Club held a
picnic Friday, September 9, at the
Douglas cabin. ITie girls enjoyed a
saaTiii and Avere more than ready for
the Avaternielon feast Avliich foIloAved.
I'he seven neAv members had to under
go all sorts of disciifiine under the
(“onimand of Jane Harris. According
to reports it seems as if Jane must
IiaA’e learned a good AA'hile Bossing the
“chain gang” this summer. The seven
culprits AAmre initiated in great style
and Avore their red dresses and golosh
es Avith tine spirit. The climax of the
CA eiiiiig AA’as a three iniiinte one-act
play put on by the seA’eii iicaa’ girls.
No one could ever find out the title of
After the stunts each girl Avas pre
sented with a “G'’ by Evelyn Rives,
the old president of the club, and was
given a Avarm Avelcome by Miss Nellie
Tv- Dry, head of girls’ athletics.
REPORT FOR SOCCER
A Much Better Schedule Has Been Ar
ranged for This Year Than
I'Aveiity (‘andidates reported for the
opening AA’orkont of the soccer team,
this is the second season of soccer in
(t. H. S. and prospects for a champion
ship team seems tine Avith six menihers
of last year s team out and seA’eral
members of last year’s graded school
Last yiuir games Avere played Avith
M iiiston-Salem, High Point, and King
High School. This year there AA’ill be
a state championship and games AA’ill
be secured with teams all over the
LILLIAN HAUCK HEAD
OF G.H.S. HIKING TEAM
Lillian Hanck AA’as elected iiiana
of tbe hiking team of G. IT. S. ai
meeting held September 19 in B-4. M
Rachel Freeman presided over
meeting. All gins are supposed
band m their points to Miss Freen
or Lillian Hanck.
Miss Bessie B. Behney is also a I