March 30, 1928
FIRST BASEBALL TILT
TO HIGH POINT NINE
Wyatt Taylor Strikes Out Nine
Men in the First Four
G. H. S. MAKES THREE HITS
Scott, High Point Pitcher, Secured the
Only Extra Base Hit of
Unable to secure but three hits off
Scott, High Point pitcher, the Purple
and Gold diamond men lost their open
ing tilt of the year bj^ a score of 4 to 3.
The game, played at the stadium on
Friday, March 23, was witnessed by a
few followers of both teams.
Greensboro started off strong in the
first inning, scoring three runs as a
result of two hits by Parks and Cham
bers, a walk, an error, and a hit bats
man. Webb secured the only other hit
for Greensboro in the second inning.
Wyatt Taylor, star moundsman for
Greensboro, pitched the first four in
nings, holding the High Point nine
scoreless and fanning nine men. Mer
ritt, who relieved him in the fifth in
ning, did not have the control and
experience necessary, and as a result
the High Point batters secured their
Scott, High Point pitcher, secured
the only extra base hit during the
Score by innings ; R.
High Point 000 012 100—4
Greensboro 300 000 000-—3
Snmmary : Errors—tVebb, Morris,
Mann, Smook, Bryant. Two-base hit—
Scott. Stolen base—Parks. Double
play—MTiiteheart, unassisted. Bases on
balls^—Olf Taylor, b in 4 innings; off
Merritt, 7 in 5; olf Scott, 3. Struck out
—by Taylor, 9 in 4; by Merritt, 3 in 5;
by Scott, 8. Left on bases—High
Point, 7; Greensboro, 0. illt by pitcher
—■Hutton, by Scott. 'Winning pitcher—
Scott. Losing pitcher—Merritt. Um
pires—Routh (U. N. C.), and Wood
ward (AV. F.). Time—2:20.
TEACHERS CONSIDER JOB
AS RIDERS IN CIRCUS RING
Miss Young Most Experienced Rider;
Teachers Have Favorite Horses at
Sedgefield Riding Course
The fact that G. H. S. teachers have
other ways of amusing themselves be
sides teaching school and correcting
papers is plainly shown by a fad a
number of them have taken to recently.
This new amusement is in the form of
Three members of the faculty have
taken a special interest in following
the bridal path and every spare after
noon and Saturday is spent at Sedge-
field riding the bluebloods of the
iSedgefield riding academy.
Miss Margaret Young seems to be
the most experienced rider of the facul
ty, having had experience in the blue-
grass region of Kentucky. Ller favorite
horse’s name is Elmer. Miss Lucille
Mercer and Miss Lula East also have
their favorites, Bobtail and Nancy.
So far no casualties have happened
from these rides except that one mem
ber was forced to call for a form of
transportation that traveled on wheels
instead of hoofs after riding a mile on
the back of an ungentle beast.
WRESTLING AND BOXING TEAMS
Left to right, back row: AA^ilder, Hodge (Capt.), Bell, AA^hitworth, Brooks, A’arnon, Pope, Gilmer.
Hobbs (Manager), Green, Smith, Justice, Alotsinger, Becketh, McLean, Quate, Faison, Coach Coltrane.
IN DAVIDSON MEET
Greensboro Takes Second Place
With 29 Points—Led by
Brown and Phoenix
T. BROWN IS HIGH SCORER
Greensboro High, led by Tlieron
Brown and Clarence Phoenix, star
Purple and Gold men, and state record
holders, took second place in the
Davidson track meet held at Richard
son field on Saturday, March 24. Char
lotte High, leading G. H. S. by 12
points, took first place for the third
Phoenix, captain of the Greensboro
team, took first place in both the mile
and 880. He completely outclassed
other runners in these races. Theron
Brown was high scorer of the meet,
securing 11 points as a result of first
place in the shotput, and second places
in the javelin and discus.
Other members of the Greensboro
team securing places were: AA^eaver
and Lindeman in the 440; Homey in
the 880; and Robinson in the broad
jump and high jump.
GIRLS’ MONOGRAM CLUB
UNHINDERED IN GROWTH
March 23, High Point here.
Alarch 31, Leaksville there.
April 3, Reidsville there.
April 6, Leaksville here.
April 10, High Point here.
April 12, Carolina Freshmen there.
April 13, Reidsville here.
April 21, AATnston there.
May 4 and 5, Alt. Airy there.
After championship, AATnston
The Tri-City track meet, to be held
at the stadium tomorrow at 2 p. m.,
will be a four-city meet. Reidsville
will enter along with the original three,
Greensboro, AA'inston, and High Point.
Ned Lipscomb, former G. H. S. foot
ball star, won a meal-ticket at U. N. C.
for outstanding playing during the
winter football season.
Billy A’anstory is on the varsity
basketball team at Carolina.
Guy Hill and Paul AATmbish are out
for managers’ positions.
Pete AAT'rick, Jimmy Clements, and
Nape Lufty are all out for positions on
the baseball team at Carolina.
Duella Walker Has Highest Number of
Points—Wears Two Stars With
Her State Monogram
BROWN’S TEAM WINS
STADIUM TRACK MEET
An inter-sqnad track meet was held
at the stadium on Thursday, Alarch 6,
between three teams captained by
Theron Brown, Clarence Phoenix, and
“Red” Goodwin. Brown’s team won
with a total of 37 points, and Phoenix’s
and Goodwin’s teams followed with 36
and 35 points, respectively.
“The meet,” stated Coach Lambert,
“was to help pick a team for the
Davidson meet which was held on
Saturday, March 24.”
The Girls’ Alonogram Club at Greens
boro High School is still in its infancy,
but this has not hindered its growth.
It was organized in 1927 with Evelyn
Rives as its first president and Alarion
Curtis as its secretary.
The first aim of this club was to get
a constitution. Evelyn Rives and Carl
Lane Browne wrote one which was
Those who belonged to the club when
it was first organized were: A^irginia
Douglas, Rachel Lipscomb, Jane Harris,
Alarion Curtis, Rose Goodwin, Carl
Lane Brown, Evelyn Rives, Alinnie Her
man, and Alarion Geoghegan.
Since its organization the club has
risen from 10 to 22 members and from
only one state monogram to five.
Those wearing state monograms are
Rose Goodwin, Carl Lane Browne,
Duella AAMlker, Leila George Cram, and
Alafgaret Bowles. Duella AA^alker has
the highest number of points of any
girl in the school. She is wearing two
stars with her state monogram.
Greensboro High’s track team seems
to believe that a postponed track meet
is a sign to break training.
Boyd Morris Will Succeed
Wyatt Taylor as Leader of
G. H. S. Quintet
PARKS GIVES RECEPTION
AA"e believe the track team could
accomplish more on a dirt track than
on a ballroom floor.
Good baseball weather h,^s been
lacking so far this year and the Pur
ple and Gold nine has been handi
capped as a result.
The tennis team shows fine form and
should be able to put up a good fight
for the state championship.
The girls seem to be going out
stronger for athletics than the boys.
They are represented on more teams
for spring and summer sports.
A’ick Jones is captain of two base
ball teams—the Y. AI. C. A. team and
the G. H. S. nine.
Although the average height of the
boys’ baseball team is about five feet,
five inches, they are expected to live
up to the maxim: “Little but loud.”
Anyway the girls’ track team has a
real track to practice on—a railroad
The Purple and Gold basketball
squad was lauded for its work during
the past season by a reception given
for them by Coach Parks on Friday
night, Alarch 23, at his home. At the
reception, refreshments were served
and music was furnished by radio. As
most of the members of the party were
not in training, they were allowed to
dance and enjoy themselves to the
Boyd Alorris, star guard on this year's
team, was elected captain of next year’s
team to succeed AA’yatt Taylor. Boyd,
who has been on the basketball squad
for two years, is very capable of the
position. He also has been on the base
ball squad for two years and is first
string catcher on the baseball team
Seven members of the squad, includ
ing the manager, were presented with
monograms at chapel. Those receiving
monograms were: Charles Shoffner,
AA'yatt Taylor, Romeo Leforte. John
Sockwell, Bob Ballard, Frank Nichol
son, Boyd Alorris, and Gordon Alatlock.
TENNIS TEAMS AT G. H. S.
SHOW GREAT PROGRESS
Both Boys’ and Girls’ Squads Have
Been Practicing Daily Since Begin
ning of Spring for Positions
Alore interest has been shown in ten
nis this year at G. H. S. than ever be
fore. Both girls and boys have been
practicing daily since the first sign of
spring for positions on the teams.
A. P. Routh is in charge of the boys.
He has a squad of about 12 boys out.
Three of these, Sockwell, Andrews and
Hendrix are letter men. They showed
up very well in last year's team, and
ran up in the semi-finals in the state
championship series. AATiittington,
AYatson, Crews, Aloney and Holmes, At
lantic City event men, also show fine
form. These men are now going
through an elimination series, and six
of them will be picked for the team.
The girls under Aliss Nellie K. Dry
have a larger squad out than the boys
and are going good. They also will
go through an elimination series be
fore their team is picked.
Winston, High Point, Greens
boro, and Many Others
Compete in Games
PRELIMINARIES IN APRIL
Swimming Meet, Track and Field Day
Program, and Baseball Series
District five of the North Carolina
Girls’ Athletic Association met at
G. H. S. Saturday, Alarch 17, to ar
range a schedule for spring sports. Aliss
Olive Smith, of AATnston-Salem, is
chairman of the association.
A baseball series will be run off like
the basketball championship. Greens
boro High has won all the previous
series, and Aliss Ida Belle Aloore, the
girls’ coach, thinks they have a good
chance of winning again. About 35
girls are hard at work practicing every
A tennis schedule was planned. AATn
ston won this meet last year.
A track and field day program was
arranged. This was held in Greensboro
last year, and G. H. S. lost to AATnston-
Salem by one-eighth of a point. For
three years previous G. H. S. had won
these events. High Point will conduct
the meet this year at their new high
Plans were also made for swimming
meets. AATnston-Salem, High Point,
Burlington, Leaksville, Trinity, Ger
mantown, Reidsville, Aladison, Guil
ford, and Greensboro were represented
at the meeting.
The events in which the girls will
participate are: 50-yard dash, 75-yard
dash, 120-yard pursuit relay, 50-yard
hurdles, standing broad jump, running
high jump, shotput (8 lb.), discus
throw, javelin throw, and 50-yard dash
relay. Only three entries are allowed
in any except the 120-yard pursuit
relay, in which four may run, and the
50-yard dash, allowing six entries. Last
year Duella AA'alker won first place in
the 75-yard dash. She ran it in nine
seconds. She also came out Irst in the
50-yard hurdles and the running high
jump. Lillian Tye won the discus
throw and the javelin throw.
The preliminary meets start here
April 13 with a dual meet—Greensboro
vs. Trinity. The second is in High
Point April 20, Greensboro vs. High
GIRLS’ MONOGRAM CLUB
ENTERTAINS AT DINNE
Representatives from AVinston, High
Point, and Salisbury at Banquet.
Rachel Lipscomb Toastmistress
HELD IN HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA
The Girls’ Alonogram Club, of G. H. S.
entertained representatives of AATnston-
Salem, High Point, and Salisbury Alono
gram Clubs with a banquet Friday
night, Alarch 16. The banquet was
held in the High School cafeteria,
which was decorated in white and
green to carry out the St. Patrick idea.
Carl Lane Browne led in the sports
man’s prayer and Rachael Lipscomb
gave a toast to the fellowship of the
clubs of surrounding towns. Emma
Fritd, of High Point, made the response.
Following this, Gertrude Carver and
Catherine Pearce gave “Two Dances
from Paris.” Then Alary Creech talked
a short while on what it means to wear
a state monogram.
Frances Stern gave a graceful dance,
and “Red” Paris two musical selec
tions. Following this, Annie Alarie
Kesler, of Salisbury, made a short talk
on “AA'hat the Alonogram Girls Can Do
Toward Creating ■ a Spirit of Good
Sportsmanship Among Students of
Other Schools.” Then G. AY. Phillips,
superintendent of Salisbury High
School and faculty head of the asso
ciation of this state, told of what the
Girls’ Athletic Association is doing.