LOCE QUINT GOES
TO ASHEVILLE FOR
First String Lineup With Man
ager Shoffner and Coach
Parks Make Trip
EXPECTING HARD FIGHT
Asheville Has Played in State Finals
For Two Years—Has Good Team,
y, Matthews Coach
Greensboro High’s basketeers left for
Asheville Friday morning, February 4,
at 6:15 a. m., for a two-day schedule.
G. H. S. will play Asheville both Fri
day and Saturday nights. They are to
return sometime Sunday.
Asheville has for the last two years
played in the state finals, Durham de
feating her both years. This year
Asheville has played two South Caro
lina teams, winning both games. P. Y.
Matthews coaches Asheville.
Greensboro High is expecting a hard
fight, but is hoping for victory.
Those making the trip are: Taylor,
Rockwell, Matlock, Ballard, Morris,
Le-^rte, C^ver,""Nicholson, Shoffner,
manager, and Parks, coach.
LOCAL QUINTET DOWNS
Taylor, Morris, Sockwell, and Matlock
Give Exceptionally Good Game.
Score 20 to 16
TEAMS PLAY EXTRA FIVE MINUTES
After an exciting game, G. H. S. de
feated Reidsville with a score of 20
to 1. The game was played at Reids
ville Friday, January 27. Reidsville
got the gain on the local quintet, but
finally Greensboro got to her feet and
tied the score. An extra five minutes
plsj'od to breok the fie. The
game ended with Greensboro four
Taylor, Morris, Sockwell and Mat-
iHdcIF^iayed an exceptionally good game.
RIGHT CHURCH BUT THE
A crowd of girls started to Reidsville
the other night to support their fond
team at a basketball game. In spite
of the rain and snow, they continued
on their way. Arriving in the fair
city, they inquired the way to the said
game. “Two blocks to the right, one to
the left ,and then to Clark’s Ware
house,” were the directions. These
members of the fairer sex did as they
were told—for once—and left the car
in which they were riding. They boldly
walked in the warehouse to give their
lungs a treat. To their surprise, there
was not a single person there they
knew. One of the members of the
party asked who was playing. Well
here they had gone to a game of two
factory teams. Stranded in a strange
city alone and darkness everywhere
the poor dears were frightened greatly
Well, at any rate, they got to the
game they wanted to see, even if they
were terribly late.
REDWAY AND COLTRANE
COACH G. H. S. WRESTLER
Greensboro High mat men have
again taken up work after “laying
off” for a couple of months due to
a lack of candidates. The grapplers
work out every aftemoon at the
“Y” under the coaching of Redway
The G. H. S. lads are not as yet
well organized, and it is not known
whether any meets will be secured
this season. However, the boys
have given some exhibitions and
will give more in the future. .Las.i.-.
siter and £Il,eg:g.gave an exhibition
bout recently at a meeting of the
local American Legion. Lassiter
and Brp,oks ,gave an exhibition be
tween halves of a recent basketball
game. More work of this kind will
Those out include Jinimy Lassi-
ter, James Clegg, Louis Brooks,
Eric Whitworth, and Carlton^
“Pie who laughs last has told the
STATE CHAMPIONS OF
Winston-Salem High School 1915
Durham High School 1916
Winston-Salem High School—1917
Durham High School 1918
Winston-Salem High School—1919
Wilmington High School 1920
Chapel Plill High School 1921
Greensboro High School 1922
Asheville High School 1923
Reidsville High School 1924
Durham High School 1925
Durham High School 1926
Durham High School 1927
Thirteen New Members are Ini
tiated January 20—Odd
DEFEATS fflGH POINT
BY SCORE OF 29-15
First Victory for the Purple and
Gold Basketeers During
JOHN SOCKWELL STARS
Whitner and Hinckle Lead in Scoring
for the Pointers—Taylor Does Good
Floorwork for Greensboro
CARRY BOOKS IN CASES
Friday, January 20, the new mernbers
of the Girls’ Monogram Club came to
Greensboro High School wearing their
dresses backward and their stockings
of different hue. Their books were
carried in pillow cases. They were
Saturday night, January 21, the ini
tiation culminated at a meeting of the
Monogram Club at the Y. W. C. A. Girl
The new members who were present
at this meeting were: Gladys Barbee,
Claire Hartsook, Irene McFadyen, Edna
Soelj^ll, Elizabeth Sockwell, Duella
Walker, Mary Bailey Williamson, Eliz-,,
gbeth Wood, Elizabeth Leak, Lillian
Hauck, and Daphne Hunt Rebecca
Webster and Lydia Balance were not
Miss Nellie Dry was sick and Miss
Julia Searcy chaperoned in her place.
The fun began when stunts were
given by those being intiated. Other
interesting feats were performed.
Then the girls had the Monogram
ritual. Carl Lane Browne, president of
the club, welcomed the new members.
A general handshaking followed—old
members shaking hands with new
ones. The constitution was read and
Old members present were Carl Lane
Bjbwne, president; Margaret Bowles.
Virginia Brown, Marian Geoghegan,
Rose Goodwin, Rachel Lipscomb, Leila
G.'~ Cram^ Marian Curtis, and Doug
las Long. Carl Lane Browne, IMa^-
rian Curtis, Ma^rian Geoghegan, Rose
Goodwin and Rachel Lipscomb^ are
chaHer "'members of the club.
G. H. S. walloped High Point High
School Wednesday night at Caldwell
gym by the score of 29-15. This was
the first victory for the Purple and
Gold basketeers during the present sea
son. The prospects for a good team
have been excellent all season, but it
seemed that at every game the team
couldn’t get organized. The team
worked fine in this game and the de
fense was almost perfect, only three
points being registered during the last
John Sockwell, lanky forward, could
hardly miss the basket, registering 17
points during the evening, and led in
the individual scoring. Led by his con
sistent shooting, the team piled up 16
points during the last half. The first
half ended 13-12 with the locals main
taining a scant lead.
Captain Taylor’s fioorwork was good
for Greensboro, while Whitner and
Hinckle led in scoring for the Pointers.
Lineup as follows:
Greensboro (29) High Point (15)
Carver (4) Hinckle
Sockwell (17) (2) Willard
Taylor (6) (8) Whitner
Ballad (2) (1) Bryant
LeForte (1) —— Kearn.'-
Substitutes for Greensboro—Matlock
(3). Lligh Point—Goble, Smith, John
son, Gurley, Kearns, Bryant. Referee
—^Woodward (Wake Forest).
JOHN SOCKWELL STARS
IN LEAKSVILLE HI GAME
Greensboro High met defeat at
the hands of Leaksville High
School in a basketball game at
Leaksville January 10. The score
The Greensboro team captured
the lead in the first few minutes of
play, but were soon left far behind
by a rapid Leaksville offense. At
the end of the half Leaksville was
leading, 18 to 3.
^ckwell starred for Greensboro
in the offensive side of the game,
scoring 13 points for his team.
Smith and Crouch were the leaders
in Leaksville scoring, netting 18
and 9 points, respectively.
A preliminary contest between
the Leaksville “Y” girls’ team and
the Leaksville Hi girls’ team re
sulted in a 33 to 13 victory for the
The reserves of G. H. S. have been
faring better than the first string for
the past few days. They have met al
the teams of the grammar schools and
defeated them. They have given a good
account of themselves against severa
of the smaller high schools in their
The soccer team has at last received
letters. “S” and “T” will be put on
them but this will probably be removed
in a few years after soccer has become
a major sport in North Carolina.
Track prospects seem very bright for
this year, in fact the best in severa
years. Many boys are taking advan
tage of the good weather and are work
ing out in the stadium daily.
Capt. Clarence Phoenix had his pic
ture in The Daily Record the other day
His handsome mug was almost inspir
ing to the sport editor.
Mr. Coletrane is coaching wrestling
and boxing at the “Y” every day. A
number of boys are practicing daily and
it is planned to stage bouts between
halves of the basketball games. At
tempts are being made to arrange
matches with other schools that have
teams. Among the boys that are out
for this sport are Lassiter, Brooks
Whitwo/th, Hodge, Clegg, Motsinger
The local boys finally broke the jinx
and ended their losing streak against
High Point Wednesday night. It was
High Point’s first defeat of the season
and it was the first victory of G. H. S
Two boys of the wrestling team met
the Winston grapplers between halves
at the basketball game Saturday night
The boys showed up well for their first
Ed Chambers (Capt.) C. F.
Neville Watson O. L.
George C. Hutton O. R.
Plummer Nickolson 1- L.
Arthur Campbell 1- K.-
James Lassiter C. H.
Gordon Bason L. H.
Paul Vestal R- H.
Harvey Anderson F. B.
Ed Blair G. K.
James Clegg— F. B.
H. W. Park Coach
BOYS’ LETTER CLUB
VOTES TO PRESENT
‘G’ TO SOCCER MEN
“S. T.” to Be Placed on Base of
‘ Letter—Was a Compromise
G. H. S. RECEIVES
Third Invitational Basketball
Tournament for High School
Teams March 2 and 3
WILL BE THREE CLASSES
To the High School Principals,
State of North Carolina:
The Physical Education Department
of the N. C. State College will conduct
its third Invitational Basketball Tour
nament for the high school teams of the
state Friday and Saturday, March 2
There will be three classes as follows:
Class A—Special chartered schools
with enrollment of 300 or over in
Class B—Special chartered schools
with enrollment of less than 300 in
Class C—Rural high schools.
Trophy cups will be awarded to the
first two teams finishing in each class.
In addition the eight players of these
two teams will be given individual gold
and silver basketball charms.
The A. G. Spaulding championship
cup will be presented to the winner of
class A for a period of one year and
will carry with it the championship of
the tournament. However, any schoo
wishing to compete for the champion
ship cup may enter class A. A class B
or class C team entering class A may
not compete in its own class.
The games will be held in the Frani
Thompson gymnasium, beginning at 9
o’clock Friday morning. Two games
will be played simultaneously on courts
approximately 85 by 45.
An entry fee of five dollars should
accompany each entry blank. This fee
will be returned to those teams par
ticipating in the games. Entries must
be made on the official entry blanks
which will be sent to you on receipt of
the enclosed postal requesting same
Please return the postal promptly. En
tries close on February 23. Class C
schools fill in their season’s record on
entry blanks up to February 18.
The college will furnish rooms for
visiting teams. Travel expenses and
meals will be borne by the visiting
teams. Attention is called to the mini
mum cost of bringing a team to the
MISS DRY RESIGNS
AS GIRLS’ COACH
Greensboro High lost one of her
best basketball coaches when Miss
Nellie K. Dry resigned. Miss Dry
will remain at G. H. S. and con
tinue her same work, both in the
scientific field and in other ath
letics. She has given up basketball
because of it oxer-taxing her health.
Miss Dry came to G. H. S. in 1921.
The school laments the fact that
she will not be able to continue her
FOLLOWS BITTER FIGHT
Hayworth’s Jewelry Store Gives Team
the Annual Silver Footballs—Clar-
ence Phoenix Presides at Meeting
The boys’ Monogram Club held a
meeting on Tuesday, January 17, at
which time fhey voted to give the mem
bers of the soccer team “G’s” with
‘S. T.” on the base of the letter. There
has been a bitter fight over whether or
not the soccer boys should receive let
ters and this was the compromise de
The members of Pomona’s club were
voted into the local organization and
will be initiated at the same time the
other new members are taken in.
The silver footballs that are given to
the team each year by Hayworth’s were
presented to the football letter men at
this meeting. On each ball was en
graved the initials of the man receiv
ing it, the year, his position on the
team, and “W. Champs.” The engrav
ing was the cause of the delay in get
CJarence Phoenix, president of the
club, presided during the meeting.
TWIN-CITY IS WINNER OF
CAGE GAME SATURDAY
Many Local Students Follow the Boys
to Winston to Give Them
GREENSBORO LOSES BY 10 POINTS
The Greensboro basketball five suf
fered another defeat at the hands of
ston-Salem. Taylor starred for Greens-
Winston, Saturday, January 28, at Win-
boro, adding five points to the score,
Many G. H. S. students followed the
boys to Winston to give them their
F6 Forte Brewer
BiSCOE LOSER TO
Second Team Called “Wild Red Heads.”
Team As a Whole Plays Well.
Boyd Morris Stars
The G. H. S. cagers carried away
the score of 00 to 00 from Biscoe in a
well fought game Monday night, Janu
ary 20, at Caldwell gym. Both teams
The coaches seemed to be trying their
stuff as they interchangingly swapped
their players about. Both teams used
their first and second string men.
gave some good work
for Greensboro High.
“Red” Routh, coach of the second
string for G. H. S., was proud of the
fine work the boys did. His team has
been named the “Wild Red Heads,” as
it consists of “Red” Paris. “Red” Good
win, with “Retr^^h as coach.
What Hit Him?
A Topeka millinan tells about a tin
roof of a Kansas store that was torn
off and rolled into a compact bundle
by a cyclone. Having a sense of hu
mor, the owner wrapped a few strands
of baling wire around the ruin and
shipped it to Henry Ford. In due time
came a communication saying:
“It will cost you $48.50 to have your
car repaired. For heaven’s sake, tell
us what hit you.”—Exchange.