May 22, 1928
e.H.S. GIRL ATHLETES
SUCCEED THIS YEAR
1 Think They Had a Fine Sea
son, Considering the Lack of a
Coach,” says Miss Dry
HOCKEY A LEADING SPORT
About Four Hundred and Fifty Girls
Participated in the Different
Sports This Season
The Girls’ Athletic Association of
G. H. S. has had a successful year.
The hockey team started out with
26 girls and ended up with 18. Joy
Thrailkill, the new manager, has writ
ten and received replies to arrange
ments for a hoeky schedule next year.
The squad will lose only two members,
Daphne Hunt and Sadie Sharpe. The
girls played seven games and lost only
to 'Winston. The games were played
with Pomona, 'Winston, Salisbury, and
Burlington. Fligh Point has been sched
uled this year. During the last sea
son the team obtained new jerseys and
hope to get shin-guards next year.
The basketball team started off with
about 30 girls, which was plenty of
material. They won only two games.
The outstanding players were Stinnett,
Walker, Goodwin, and Oram.
The swimming team had only one
meet, as they had no coach. This
meet was with Winston-Salem, which
won with 52 points to Greensboro’s 21
points. The team hopes to have a
coach next year.
About 15 girls went out for track.
One meet was held*with High Point,
which had a score of 42 points and
Greensboro had 30 points. In this
meet Duella Walker won three first
places and Margaret Bowles, one. They
did not enter the district meet.
On the tennis squad there were 25
girls. The team lost two games to
Burlington and one to Winston, also
Baseball had a splendid season with
50 girls coming out. Eight games were
played and G. H. S. won six. They
played High Point, Snow Camp, Guil
ford, and Winston. They went to
finals in the championship series, los
ing to Winston-Salem.
This year about 200 girls have kept
About 450 girls participated in
sports this season.
GREENSBORO HI LOSES
Leaksville Defeats Greensboro by a
Score of 9-7 in Champion
TWO HOME RUNS FOR LEAKSVILLE
Greensboro plashed two championship
games recently, the first one being with
Reidsville on April 30, and the second
with Leaksville on May 5. The lat
ter eliminated Greensboro from the
state championship race by the score
In the Reidsville game, Greensboro
had little difficulty in eliminating them
from the race. The team was at it§
best form of the season. Wyatt Tay
lor had the home club at his mercy and
pitched a no-hit, no-run game until
the eighth inning.
In the Leaksville game, both teams
displayed good work, and Wyatt Tay
lor, Greensboro pitcher, allowed the
Leaksville boys only eight hits. The
victory, however, was caused by the
many errors of the Purple and Gold
There were two home runs in the
game. Carter and Neal, of Leaksville,
each hitting for a circuit of the dia
Although this was the last of the
championship series for Greensboro,
several after-season games have been
arranged with High Point, Winston-
Salem, and other neighboring towns.
CHAMPIONSHIP TRACK TEAM
Above photo by Flynt Studio is the picture of the Greensboro High track team. Reading from left to right.
they are: Johnson, McSwain, Bradly, Gunter, Shaffer, Cordell, Brooks, Murray. Second row, left to right: Greg
ory, Goodwin, Sockwell, Schwab, Burroughs, Martin, B. Homey, Ogburn, Lefort, and Biggs. Third row, left to
right; Fordham, Gilmer, Liiideman, Parker, Robinson, Pennington, Carver, Weaver, Norman, J. Homey, Brown,
BOYS CHOOSE HOBBS
HEAD OF ATHLETICS
Star Football Man and Varsity
Letter Man for
CHARLES RIVES RESIGNS
Bill Hobbs wil Ihead the Boys’ Ath
letic Association at G. H. S. during
the coming jmar. Bill was one of the
nomienes in the general election, held
Wednesday, May 16, for the presidency
of the association.
“He will make a splendid leader,”
says Coach Coletrane. “Whatever Bill
enters, he puts his whole heart into,
and that’s the kind of leader we want,”
continued the coach.
The new president has played foot
ball for G. H. S. for three years, the
last two of which he was on the var
sity squad. He has starred in the po
sitions of both tackle and guard.
During the past year Bill has also
held the position of manager of the
boxing and wrestling team, a new
sport at G. H. S. In this position, ac
cording to the coach, he proved a very
In the election Charlie Rives was
chosen for two major positions. It is
due to his resignation as athletic presi
dent in order to accept the place as
head of the student body that Bill will
lead the athletes.
GIRLS’ MONOGRAM CLUBS
IN ANNUAL PICNIC HERE
T. BROWN BREAKS
Greensboro Takes Fourth Place
in Maryland Track Meet
Greensboro’s track team took fourth
place in the South Atlantic interscho
lastic track and field meet held at Col
lege Park, Md. Charlotte barely beat
Greensboro out for third place, scor
ing 16 points to Greensboro’s 15.
Episcopal High School, of Alexandria,
Ya., was first with 20 points, and De-
vitt Preparatory School, of Washing
ton, was second with 19 points. Wil
mington, N. C., was fifth with 11
Theron Brown was high scorer of
the meet, getting first place in the
javelin, first in the discus, and third
in the broad jump, and third in the
shot-put. In throwing the discus 127
feet, 10.8 inches, he established a neAV
South Atlantic record, breaking the old
record by more than four feet.
WYATT TAYLOR ADDED
TO T SWIMMING STAFF
Is star on the High School Football,
Baseball, and Basketball Teams;
a June Gradute
AN EXPERT DIVER AND SWIMMER
Girls From Salisbury, High Point, Win
ston-Salem, and Greensboro Mono
gram Clubs Are Present
The annual picnic of the Girls’ Mon
ogram Club was held Thursday after
noon, May 17, at the Jefferson Club.
The clubs of Salisbury, High Point,
and Winston-Salem joined the Greens
boro girls here Thursday afternoon.
This picnic is an annual affair be
tween the Greensboro and Winston-
Salem girls, but at the Monogram
Club banquet the Salisbury and High
Point girls were asked to join them.
The picnic was at first planned for
Willamore Springs, near High Point.
Since some of them did not know how
to get to Willamore Springs, the plans
The girls went out to the Jefferson
about 4 o’clock. They played games
and some of them enjoyed a swim.
About 6 o’clock they opened the
lunches and prepared the picnic sup
per. The picnic was such a success
that the girls voted to haA’e it again
Wyatt Taylor, prominent football,
basketball, and baseball star of G. H.
S., was added to the physical educa
tion staff of the local “Y” program
which will be carried on for the next
feAA’ months. He is an expert swimmer
and diver. He is an authorized exam
iner in life-saving and first aid, hav
ing graduated from the Red Cross Life-
Saving Institute, which is held each
summer at Camp Brevard.
He Avill devote his entire time to the
organization of classes for beginners,
advanced SAvimmers, life-saving, and
As a member of the Y. M. C. A.
team in dual meets he alAAmys placed
first. At the South Atlantic meet at
Charlotte last summer he placed
fourth in a field of 14 of the south’s
most experienced divers.
Proposed Hockey Schedule
LILLIAN HAUCK NEW
PRESIDENT OF G. A. A.
Rachel Lipscomb Re-elected But
Resigned; Next Highest in
CRAM IS VICE-PRESIDENT
As the result of an exciting and close
race, Lillian Hauck AAms elected presi
dent of the G. H. S. Girls’ Athletic
Association. Rachel Lipscomb, ex
president, Avas re-elected, but resigned
the position. Since Lillian Hauck AAms
second in the election, she aaTII be pres
ident of the association next year.
Leila George Cram, sophomore at
G. H. S., AA’as chosen to seium as A’ice-
president for the coming year. Edna
SockAvell and Margaret BoAAdes were
the other candidates for this position.
The race for secretary Avas a most
exciting one. Anna Lyon poled one
more vote than Lenora Walker to gain
this office. Lenora Walker Avas given
the office as assistant. The job of sec
retary is perhaps one of the most im
portant and difficult ones in the Ath
letic Association, since it requires so
much bookkeeping. For this reason, it
Avas thought a Avise idea to have an
assistant. In this Avay the assistant
is trained for the Avork the folloAving
Elizabeth 'Wood Avas elected press
reporter, Avith Elizabeth Leak running
a close second.
“This Avas the closest and one of the
most successful elections in the Girls'
Athletic Association,” said Nellie Kate
Dry, AAdio had charge of the election.
GIRLS’ MONOGRAM CLUB
HOLDS FINAL MEETING
Reading and Revising Constitution Is
Taken Up—Three Amendments
High Point here Oct. 9
Winston-Salem Oct. 12
Salisbury there , Oct. 18
Charlotte Oct. 23
Burlington Oct. 29
Winston-Salem Nov. 2
High Point there Nov. 16
Salisbury here NoA^ 22
Charlotte Nov. 27.
The Girls’ Monogram Club held its
last meeting of the year Saturday eAm-
ning, May 12, at the home of Carl
Lane BroAAUie, the president. The
greater part of the meeting Avas taken
up Avith reading and revisiong the con
stitution. Three important amend
ments were adopted. Instead of haA^-
ing tAvo meetings a month, there will
be only one, but the president has the
right to call impromptu meetings.
Heretofore, there has been no repre
sentative from the Monogram Club on
the Athletic Council. One amendment
proAuded that the president would be
the representatiA^e provided she was
not already on the council. In that
case, another representative Avill be
elected by the club.
Fools are born every minute, but
they never seem to \.\e.~8kv High,
Asheville, N. C.
FOR BOYS’ ATHLETICS
AT GREENSBORO HIGH
H. Parks, P. Routh, M. Lambeth,
L. Woodward, H. Coltrane,
S. Johnson Are Coaches
ENGAGED IN SIX SPORTS
Greensboro Wins Western Football
Championship—Track Team Wins
state Championship This Year
The boys of G. H. S. participated
in six sports this year; football, bas
ketball, baseball, track, tennis, and soc
cer. The football team Avon the West
ern championship from Asheville, but
Wilmington AAmn the state champion
ship by the score of 7-6. The second
team played fiA’^e games and AAmn three.
The outstanding men Avere: Theron
BroAvn, captain. Bill Petree, captain-
elect, Cook, Davant, H. Ogburn, Tay
lor, and Teague.
H. W. Parks and A. P. Routh
coached the basketball team. The var
sity Avas eliminated early in the cham
pionship series by Candor. The out
standing men Avere: Taylor, Sockwell,
Ballard, Lefort, Matlock, and Morris,
The baseball team AAmn a majority
of the 12 games scheduled, and en
tered the championship. They Avon the
first but lost the second game with
Leaksville. Some of the outstanding
players Avere: Taylor, Whitehart,
Chambers, and Webb.
The track team, coached by Mark
Lambeth, and captained by Phoenix,
Avon honors for Greensboro High.
Greensboro Avon the four-cornered
meet, the Civitan meet, and the state
championship). Greensboro took fourth
place at the South Atlantic meet held
at Maryland. Theron BrOAvn scored
more than 100 points during the sea
son. Coach Lambeth is due much
credit for his team’s success. Phoenix,
captain, BroAvn, G. GoodAvin, Lefort,
R. Homey, J. Homey, J. Robinson, and
J. Lindeman Avere the best stars.
The tennis team played three
matches this year and has Avon all of
them so far. AndreAvs and SockAvell
are considered among the best doubles
team in the state.
The soccer team Avas coached by H.
Parks and Stanley Johnson. The
team AA’as defeated by Winston-Salem
by one point in the championship
“The boys had a most successful
year,” said xl. P. Routh.
FOR SPRING ATHLETICS
More Than Half of These Athletes Will
Wear Monograms for the
NUMBER TRACK AWARDS RISES
Coaches of the boys' athletics at
G. H. S. have aAvarded lettesr to 29
boys. More than half of these ath
letes Avill Avear monograms for the first
More letters Avere received by base
ball men than any other sport. xVll
of the boys except Whiteheart and
Taylor, AA’ear letters for the first time.
Chambers, Webb, Parks, Morris, Paris.
Smoak, Mann, Merritt, BlackAvood, Mc
Lean, and Weil and, manager, were
aAvarded monograms. Whiteheart and
Taylor both received stars.
Track men receWing letters were
second in number to the baseball stars.
Letters Avere awarded by Coach Lam
beth to Phoenix, BroAvn, Bob Homey,
Julius Homey, GoodAvin, Robinson,
Lindeman, WeaA^er, Leforte, and Crock
The number of tennis aAvards haA^e
increased since last year. Five men
receiA’ed recognition, Avhereas last year
there were only three. SockAA^ell, An
drews, Hendrix, Whittington, and
Holmes received letters for participa
tion in this sport.