October 5, 1931
Greensboro T aKes Opener
From Sanford by 20 to 0
CAPTAIN IS STAR
Local Captain Leads Mates
to Victory by Scoring
TEAM IS WELL BALANCEP
Backfield Shows Up Good oh Off-Taci'?'
Runs and in Wide j
Led by Captain Jack Burroughs
Greensboro high school Purple Mli-lrl-
winds opened the 1!)31 grid seas®!
handing the SanfordTigli eleven ih hn-
pressive defeat in Memorial
Friday night, winning by the count
of 20-0. Burroughs was tlie outsV'ding
star of the game scoriug two of fireons-
Coacb Belding sent a well-Wlaoced
eleven on the field against the Sanford
chargers and the locals got ott to a
good start scoring in tlie first Quarter.
The Whirlwinds kept the ball —hr San
ford’s goal the largest part ^the time
and were never seriously f‘.reatened
by the opposing team. f
The local backfield look* good on
wide end runs and off tfkle plays,
but the line was weaker tl/n expected
on some plays.
Sanford players who Doked good
were Condor, Buchannon and Brown,
in the line and Suggs/Wicker and
Utley in the backfield. Suigs, star full
back of last year's team, was Injured
early in the week and ddn’t get into
the game until the last few minutes
of the play, leading his team for two
Off to an early start the Whirlwinds
hung up their first marker about the
middle of the opening quarter when
Bill Ellas returned Wicker’s kick off
to Greensboro’s 25-yard line. “Bed’
Whitt gained 30 yards on the next
play which was a 'vide end around left
end but was downed behind the Hue
of scrimmage by .Vick and Captai
Brown on the next two plays. The next
try carried them- to the 14-yard line
and Burroughs iiunted over the goal
line. Sanford failed in their try for
gain and Wicker punted to IVhitt on
“'■"SaHfoi'fl’s ■45-yard line.
Burroughs scored first marker
Whitt's pass to Burroughs was c
plete and netted about 15 yards. Elias
tore around end for T1 yards and
made short gains on two other line
plays. Wliitt carried the ball on the
next play and after wading tlirough
a bunch of tacklers carried the bail
around right end for the first touch
down. MTiitt tried for the extra point
Burroughs adds two more points. Ed
Lee received Captain Brown’s punt
from mid-field to start the second half
and returned it to Greensboro’s
yard line, added IS more on an end
run and swept through the line two
more times for 8 and 9 yards each.
Twelve yards was added by Pittman
and then Whitt sailed a pass to Bur
roughs who plunged 18 yards for the
second touchdown.. Extra point
added by Elmer Wrenn.
Pittman received Wicker’s kick-off
on Greensboro’s 25-yard line and “Bed
Egburn, T.«e and Norcum led an ad
vance down the field to the six-yard
line and Burroughs went back on the
next play and shot around end for the
third touchdown. Wrenn again added
the extra point putting Greensboro
ahead 20 to 0.
In this period Norcum, playing his
first season on the varsity, plunged
over the line for a touchdown only to
be called back on a penalty.
Another advance was made by
Greensboro in the final quarter which
carried them to the 8-yard line when
center’s bad snap was fumbled and
covered by Tjee on the 24-yard line.
At this point Coach Warrick sent in
Suggs who led Sanford on a march
down the field just before the final
Burroughs (C) _-le Buchannon
Riley It — Cox
Wrenn Ig Vicks
Lipscomb c Brown (C)
Phillips —rg F. Condor
Pemberton rt T. Condor
Wicker re Gregsou
Rees Qb Stout
Elias rh— Ultey
Whitt lb— - Orr
Norcum fb Wicker
Greensboro 0 G 14 0—20
Sanford 0 0 0 0— 0
Scoring touchdowns: Burroughs, 2;
Whitt. Extra point, Wrenn, 2.
THOSE HAVING ORANGE
RALEIGH WILL BE
Grady Hardin and Archibald
Scales Will Be Sent As
F. WARNER LEADS RAPS
Governor Gardner; “Red” Farthing,
Duke; Jacob Jacobian, Egypt; K. K.
Thomas, India, Are to Speak.
CROSS COUNTRY TEAM
START STIFF PRACTICE
Meets Planned With Winston-Salem,
Gu'lfnrrt College, and
The cross country team which Is com-
])osed of fifteen boys have been prac
ticing every afternoon for the past
The time trials are held on 'I'ues-
days and Thursdays. The team is (om-
posed of the following:
Herbert Montgomery, .\ustin Lovin,
Fred Korey, Ed Douglas, Winfred
Marsh, Bill Jerome, Fred Marshall and
The team has meets with Winston-
Salem, Guilford College, High Poiui,
and probably Carolina freshmen.
Tlie annual Hl-Y Congress will meet
at Raleigh, October 2-3. This con
gress is an important Affair for Hi-Y
group.s throughout the state and
promises to be a great inspiration and
help to all boys who attend. Each
club is to send two delegates to the
Congress In addition to the I-eader of
Boy.s’ Work at the respective Y. M. C.
A.’s. The delegates will be entertained
by the HI-Y club members in Raleigh.
The program will be put over by
the leaders in Hi-Y work in the state,
which will include one of the Ili-Y
leaders in Greefisboro.
G. H. S. is well represented at the
congress as Otis Phillips is president
of the congress and Bill McGlam-
mery is secretary. Frank Warner will
lead the raps.
The representatives from Greensboro
will be Grady Hardin and Archibald
The principle speakers at the meet
ing--Will_ be; Mayor George A. Islej’
Rev. L. S. Gains, Raleigh: Governor
0. Max Gardner ;William Strayhern,
Durham; Russell Niokolson, Ralelgli
"Red’' Farthing, Duke; Jacob Jaco
bian, Egypt: K. K. Theinas, India
and Rev. E, McNeill Potent.
Topic of interest that will be dis
cussed by the different speakers ai'c
“Welcome to Raleigb,” ‘'^Vllat Is the
Stance of the Hl-Y club hi tiie Y. M.
C. A,” “Opportunities and Responsibili
ties of International and Inter-racial
Co-oi)eration,” “Q'he Relationship of
the School to Hi-Y,” “What the Ili-Y
has meant to me and others,” and short
talks by others.
GIVEN HIGH HONOR
Listed in 1931 Edition American
Football Annual As Best End
in North Carolina.
ALL ROUND STAR AT G.H.S.
Jack Burroughs, captain of
Greensboro high school football team
for this year, was placed on the honor
roll of the 1931 edition of the Football
Annual, and his picture appeared
this issue. Q'he magazine is published
by a New York city concern and con
tains an honor roll and articles of
the best all-round football players in
the United States.
The data for the magazine is gotten
together by sports writers who visit
the five most outstanding newspapers
very state. When the writers asked
the Greensboro Dailij Veics for the two
best players of high football football
North Carolina they were given the
names of “Babe” Daniels of Charlotte
high school and Jack Burroughs from
Burroughs is an all-round athlete,
•inning two letters in football, two in
basketball, and one in baseball. Last
he was the star end of the foot
ball squad and was placed ou the all-
state team, He is popular with all the
members of the football team and was
elected to lead tbe Purple Whirlwind
sqilad in their fight for the state cin-
;ice championship, lie is eoiis'd-
eved one of the best “pass-snaicher's"
liigh school football.
Jack was highly praised in the mt^g-
azine' and the writers said that he was
good a man under a i)ass as seen in
the state of North Carolina.
Kathleen Crowe Starts Season
Kathleen Crowe, selected by Jack
Burroughs, captain of the football
team, presented the ball to him. After
she gave hisn a few words of encour
agement, the game started. At the
half the future football team, known
as the midget team, showed us what
they could do.
The entire squad of boys ou£ for
football have been divided into
three teams: The Varsity, The
Reserves, and the Midgets.
The Varsity is as follows; Nathan
Lipscomb, George Causey, Oka
Hester, Harry Phillips, Allan
Johnson, Elmer Wrenn, Donald
Hunter, Ned Thorburn, Tom Hol
land, Hilton Gerringer, Jack Borwn,
Ralph Riley, Charles Pemberton,
Arnold Dempsey, Jack Burroughs,
Isaac Fesmire, Harry Wicker, Ed
ward Hartsook, Charles Elder,
Branch Fields, Sam Rees, Charles
Norcum, Ed Lee, Frank Pittman,
Red Whitt, Sidney Ogburn, Bill
The Reserves: Jim Applewhite,
Bill Boren, Early Crabtree, Ed
Clements, Hugh Clement, Carl Car-
son, Francis Cooper, Bd Cockman,
Davis, E. C. Fiekerling, Ernest
Ford, Phillip Goodwin, Elsworth
Gibson, Hines, A, C. Holt, Hodges,
Roy Hicks, Jimmy Jenkins, Wade
Johnson, John Knight, King, Jack
Nowlin, Charles O’Brien, Floyd
Rees, Amos Shelton, Bruce Thor
burn, Freeman Vestal, Lee Wall
Jack Watson, Wilspn, Fred Work
W. Fiekerling, Mclver, Dave
The Midgets; Atwell, Brantly
Banks, Bill Cox, Gatewood, Grubbs
Holt, Hendricks, Homey, Hinton
King, Lindsay, McDaniel, Ow'
Guy Phillips, Rankin, Sisson, Ves
tal, Jack Phillips, Martin, Souther
land, Wolfe, Vinson. Isler, Snead
Baker, Flour, Clayton, Overton
Cross Country Team Offered for
G.H.S, Athletes; to Condition
Boxers, Wrestlers, Runners.
SPARKS FROM THE GRIDIRON
When the football team goes out of town, there ought to be more
Greensboro fans that go with the team. In the past there has not been
so many fans going with the team. If more people would go with the
team and cheer, it would make the team feel better and would help
them win. Mr. Phillips will let you out of school if you want to go
to the game.
The managers of the past .season’s football team have not been so
good as the one this year. I think the job of manager is the least
thought of thing as there is in the sports of G. H. S. The manager
has to be on the job every afternoon and it is a working job. The
assistant manager ought to go on trips with the varsity for he has to
•ork and there is the need of two managers when they go off. The
teams from most of the conferences carry the assistant manager on the
Coach Lester Belding’s Purple Whirlwind went through one of
tbe toughest scrimmages of the year, the boys had more pep at night
and showed up pretty good.
The only touchdown of the evening was made by “Red” Whitt, an
end of last year shifted to the backfield for the coming season.
When the boys first started this year it looked as if Greensboro
needed a kicker badly, it looks as if they have found one in Captain
Jack Burroughs. Jack is shifted from end to the backfield to do the
kicking. The whole line showed up pretty good.
Probably you noticed that several members of Princeton’s foot
ball team were suspended from the .squad because after a hot day’s
practice they went into a speakeasy to quench their thirst.
Needless to say this condition doesn’t bother the football boys
at G. H. S. After practice .they may quench their thirst with ice cold
water at any of the fountains at G. H. S.
Some people are so dumb they think a football coach ha.s four
wheels. Why everyone should know that a footliall coach has only two
Why are the boys carrying pillows around? Probably it’s be
cause they can’t find any soft spots to sit on in the seats, or else they
played “hookey” during the fair.
Several members of the football squad who are supposed to be in
training attended the fair after the night scrimmage September 23 and
who did they see there ? Why no one but Mr. Phillips.
Have you seen Bill Elias since he shaved?
NEED MORE CANDIDATES
This fall for the first tioie a cross
country team has been organized in
Greensboro high school. Many other
high schools hi North Carolina have
cross-country teams, so G. 11. S. again
The purpose of tbe merely
for competition of the spor
get boxers in shape for this winter’
season and will also develop and keep
in shape distance men for next spring’s
track team. Ten boys have come out
so far. Coach Eouth expects to have
around fifteen members in a short time.
The boys are practicing daily, but as
no meets have been held it is hard to
say what shall be expected ofthem.
This year there shall be a season of
four or six meets. The meets will be
held with neighboring schools, most
likely schools of the Western Con
A cross-country team, has not been
tried in G. 11.S. before and considerable
interest has been shown in the new
sport so far.
Gallopin Harry Wicker, end on the football squad, has a job
about two week ends &aeh month. lastead of being a substitute football
player, he is a substitute soda jerker at Pomona Drug Co.
Ail of the football boys are smooth shaven now.
Greensboro high school now has quite a variety of sports since
cross country running has been added to the list.
Quite a few students have intimated their desire to get off from
school and go to the Charlotte-Greensboro game at Charlotte. Friday,
- \V.||en asked about going Mr. Phillip.s said that all students
who are up and ^heir work could go.
Carolina pulled an upset to the football tans by deieatlH"
Forest 37 to 0. In the hack gaes the scores have been very close and
Wake Forest was slated to win thisone. Johnny Peacock, a boy who
went into his first football game, received the kickoff on the first play
and ran 85 yards for a touchdown. Carolina has a good team under
the direction of Clipper Smith who got his coaching from Knute Roekne.
TO BEGIN IN NOV.
‘First Call” of Season Issued—Urge
Juniors and Sophomores to
•Uthough girls’ basketball doesn’t be
gin until November, the “first call” of
the season is being issued to the soph
omores and juniors who would like to
participate in the games this year.
Last ye.ar the basketball team met
with an unusually successful season
and although one of their best players,
Mary Homey, graduated, they ate look
ing forward to an equally successful
Camille Brinkley, former coach, is
not witli the team this semester, but
Miss Kate Robinson ,a new teacher at
r. 11. S., will fill her place.
Sophomores have a chance to win a
’G”, if they go out for basketball.
Those who are unable to come out
for basketball can help by boosting the
team and by attendiitg tlie games.
GIRLS SIGN FOR SOCCER
PLAYING TO BEGIN SOON
Teams Will Meet Other Schools; Girls
Urged to Enter; Notice to Be
Given of First Practice.
Girls! Soccer will be played this
year. All girls interested in soccer
e urged to c-ome out. There will be
number of teams and the best one
will play against other schools. A no
tice will be placed on the bulletin
board when time comes to sign up.
The failure of the arrival of the
equipment is delaying the procedure of
practice. As soon as this equipment
arrives, soccer will begin.
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The game between Green$l)oro and Charlotte should be closer this
year than last. Although the Greensboro line did not display a strong
defense against Sanford, it is hoped, that, with the experience they
will get in the first two games they will he able to stop the strong Char
lotte backs. Then, with the co-operation of our backfield, which is fast
and shifty, will our team be able to give the opposing elevens a hard
The football team is off to a good start. I’m sure all of the
students want the purple and gold Whirlwinds to win every single
one of their games, however, if the team lost to all the teams except
High Point and would beat them, a lot of the students would forget
all about the defeats the team suffered. It is a known fact that Greens
boro and High Point had rather beat each other than any team in the
Have you heard of that “burg” about one hundred miles from
here called Charlotte? Well, if you haven’t, just wait until after Octo
ber 9 and you will hear them steaming and fuming over the condition
old G. H. S.’s football team has left them in. If the Purple Whirl
winds ever blew before, it’s going to rage over at Charlotte and leave
the place in a wreck. “Wateh out, ‘Queen City’, we’ll be over Octo
FOR MIDGET TEAM
This Group Will Serve as Sourc
Material for Next Year’s
It has been announced that the uni
forms for the midget football team
are expected soon. This was indeed
good news for the players on the mid
get team, for they, so far, have been
unable to have real practice because of
lack of equipment.
The midget team is composed en
tirely of sophomores whose weight is
too liglit to entitle them a place on the
first string team.
The object of this team is to develop
players for the positions left vacant
by the graduates. It is expected that
Coach Belding will seek a large num
ber of first string players from this
team next year.
Cadets Gain Chas, Mclver.
Charlie Mclver, flashy end of the
Purple Whirlwinds last year, is now
playing with the Oak Ridge Cadets.
He is holding down the right tackle
berth and is said to be one of their
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BELDING’S BEARDED BOYS BATTLE
All of the boys on the football team
have vowed to let their beards grow,
until the first game is won. You girls
had better pray that the boys win the
Sanford game and shave before the
dance. We might have a House of Bur
roughs football team.
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Reidsville Here Tonigix.
THOSE HAVING YELLOW
Johnson, A 45
Rees, S 30
SECOND NIGHT CONTEST
Burroughs, Whitt, Norcum, Lee, and
Elias Outstanding in First Tilt
Business Men of City Take
Interest in High
ROUTH RECEIVES LETTERS
The varsity football squad was en
tertained Wednesday night by a group
of 25 of Greensboro’s most prominent
biislnes.s men at Gordon’s restaurant.
The group of business men were headed
by Max Paine, prominent local sports
man. Mr. Paine brought out In a talk
the purpose of such a meeting is to
create a .better feeling between the
boys of the high school and the busi
ness men of the city so the boys of
the s(iuad may realize that the busi
ness men ar^ interested in them. The
squad were seated at tables with two
players and two merchants. Each mer
chant selected a player whom he will
t.ake special interest in throughout the
Mr. Routh has also received many
letters from prominent men wishing
the squad the best of luck and pledg
ing their support to them. From Mr.
Coons, secretary of Y. M. C. A., comes
this, “I had rather see a G. H. S. foot-
l)all game than many played in
Yale bowl.” Dr. Tankersley says,
wish tbe H. S. football squad the best
of luck and pledge my wholehearted
support to them.” Judges Reeves, rep
resenting the American Business club
says, ”If you think of any way our club
■“'n be of assistance to the squad, please
us know.” Mr.
do not fail to
ert Mosely and Mr. Hewitt, of the
school board, wish them the best of
Shows Good Form in Initial
Game—Line Has Room
GREENSBORO HIGH HAS
NEW FOOTBALL TEAM
Coach Hamilton'Arranges Games With
Barium Springs, High Point, and
Winston for Midgets.
Due to the smallness of Greensboro
high reserves, Coach^ Belding plans to
have a “Midget” team. To be oq the
midget squad the players must weigh
under 115 iwunds. A fast eleven is
being drilled into sliape from the forty-
odd candidates by Coach “Bill” Ilamil-
A midget team enables the smallest
boys who would not be able to make
ttio varsity or reserve eleven, to learn
the fundamentals of football and get
into some real games. Although the
squad Is small, Coach Hamilton had
produced a fast line and shifty baek-
Games have been arranged with Ba-
ium Springs midgets and al.so High
’oint and Winston. This will be tlie
first time such a team ha.s appeared
at G. 11. S. and new interest has been
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Coach I.«ster Belding has had his
Purple Whirlwinds down to hard work
following their 20 to 0 victory over
the Sanford eleven in preparation for
the battle with the Reidsville squad
in the Stadium Friday night.
Belding has had the backs working
1 tackling and blocking and has put
the linemen through a stiff workout
at line scrimmage against the system
used by Reidsville. The varsity line
during the scrimmage was composed of
practically the same players that
started against Sanford while the sec
ond string line was made up of Demp
sey and Roiland, tackles; Hunter and
Johnson, guards; and Hester, center.
The backfield looked good in tlie San
ford game and got off some,nice runs
on off tackle and wide end plays, and
Belding has a problem on his hands to
decide between Elias, Lee, Pittman, Og-
buru, and Whitt, who are staging a
close race for tbe half-back positions.
At fullback Norcum and Fields look
good and are having a fight between
Coach Belding says his team looks
pretty good and he was pleased with
the results of last Friday’s game, but
he thinks the team has still to prove
itself against a strong opponent.
The Reidsville game will probably
be a harder test for the locals as they
are considered to have a stronger team
this year and can furnish plenty of
Wednesday marked the last day of
scrimmage for Belding’s crew and
Thursday and iVlday was spent in put
ting on the final touches before the
game under the arc lights Friday night.
Tills Will be Greensboro’s second
game under the lights and Belding
thinks the night game is a great help
for the players as well as the gate re
ceipts. Last Friday the high school sec
tion was well-filled especially consid
ering the fact that the fair gave a lot
of interferrence. -o there are a good
many fans who o ">1 attend an eve
ning game bee hei’' ■■
now they can - work but
they are usi Sumes as
houfs.^The r viayed after working
-ight games are a big aid to
the players tfiey have to -wear their
heavy equipmeftt n'nd the nights are
cool. The Whiri-S-ih#|Js have a slight
margin over the Reii^vllie team In
this respect, the locals fimviug played
ofiv game with the white b^l vhiie the
visitoi's have not appeared tmder the
lights yet. _ \
Coach Belding has announced the
followiita *s a probable line-up for
Burroughs ^ E
Lipscomb _ q
Rees .___ _ L H
Elias -TV.TV R.'h.'
Norcum p g
Others that are ready are:: Hester,
Johnson, Hunter, Dempsey, Thorburn
Fesmire, Elder, Ogburn, Pittman, Lee’
and Fields. ’
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