Decemier 18, 1931
Hold Practice Sessions Every
Day Except Wednesday
At the Y. W. C. A.
large squad on hand
Many Candidates Report for Initial
Drills Under Direction of Miss
The girls’ basketball squad has set
tled down to serious work this week,
and Miss Kate Robinson has been put
ting the candidates through severe
practice sessions in preparation for the
opening game, which will be played the
first week in January. The squad num
bers around 38 at the present time and
Coach Eohinson has expressed her sat
isfaction in the amount of interest
shown in the quintet.
A major portion of the work-outs
have consisted of setting-up exercises
and trotting around the gym so far.
Miss Robinson has lined up two teams
among the prospective candidates and
a number of practice games have been
run off, uncovering a wealth of prom
ising material for the coming season.
The practice sessions are held in the
gym of the local Y. W. C. A. and Miss
Robinson urges that all girls interested
in basketball report to her every Mon
day, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Promising Material on Hand
A large group of candidates reported
for the squad for the first practice ses
sions and a wealth of promising ma
terial is on hand, including some of
last year’s stars and a number of new
girls. Among the girls who were out
last year, the following show great
promise of becoming regulars this year:
Carolyns Hay, a star from last year,
Gene Hay, Josephine Lucas, another
star from last year, Jean Watt, Jane
Goodwin, Marian Goodman, and Helen
Kirkman. The two sisters, Carolyne and
Gene Hay, played an outstanding ^game
last year and Josephine Lucas, Marian
Goodman, and Helen Kirkman were
some of the most outstanding players
on last year’s squad and have shown
great promise this season.
. List of Candidates
A large squad reported for the ses
sions held so far and Miss Robinson
has found a promising bunch in the
following: Carolyne Hay, Gene Hay,
Josephine Lucas, Jean Watt, Jane
Goodwin, Marian Goodman, and Helen
Kirkman. Virginia Antrim, Mary J.
Langston, Dorothy Brown, Ruth Davia,
Eva Mae Ziglar, Marguerite Eustin,
Jane Clegg, Margaret Stedman, Ellen
Williams, Mary Hearne Milton, Jane
Barker, Mary Lena Beal, Eva Mae
Edjitonison, Jean Eider, Mary Julia
Leonard, Mary Louise Jeffresa, Maurine
Moore, Mary Gentry, Geraldine Bonke-
meyer, Mary Elizabeth Moore, Kather
ine Ellison, Dorothy Stuart, Mattie Lee
Gillespie, Martha Fry, Martha Webster.
Hortense Jones, “Pat” Knight, Leah
Baach, Helen Pease, Helen Ray, and
J. H. Jackson
Floyd Rees ..
David Miller _
Joe Fov -
L. C. Piidget -
BOYS RECEIVE LETTERS
FOR REWARD IN FOOTBALL
Eleven Members Finished High School
Career in Game Against
CAPTAIN BURROUGHS HONORED
DURHAM HIGH CAPTURES
N.C. GRID CHAMPIONSHIP
Defeat Charlotte Eleven 13-6 in Decid
ing Game Piayed at Chapel
RUNS ARE OUSTANDINC FEATURE
The Durham high school Bulldogs
upset all dope in defeating Charlotte
for the championship of class A foot
ball in North Carolina when they
handed tlie Queen City boys an im
pressive defeat on the rain-soakocl
field of Kenan stadium in Chapel Hill,
December 4, Charlotte lost the claims
for state championship after holding
the honor for two years.
Durham outplayed Charlotte through
out the whole game taking advantage
of every chance. The Bulldogs made
seven first downs, six of them coming
in the first quarter, while Charlotte
failed to make a first down during the
game. Qadd, star Charlotte quarter
back, was the big factor in keeping the
score at a minimum with his punting,
averaging about 40 1-2 yards with the
Durham’s first score was made on
the last play of the first quarter when
Ilackner received one of Gadd's punts
on Durham’s 30-yard line and raced
through the entire Charlotte team for
Letters were awarded to 19 members
of the Greensboro High football team
at the annual banquet given at the King
Cotton Hotel, by Earl H. Spence, man
ager of the hotel, Friday, November 20,
after their victory over High Point,
marking the close of the season.
Mr. Routh presided over the banquet
program and talks were made by Coach
Belding, Mr. C. W. Phillips, and Dr.
J. W, Tankersley.
The players that received letters for
their gridiron performance this season
are as follows: Captain Jack Bur
roughs, Harry Wicker, Ed Hartsook,
ends; Ralph Riley and Charles Pember
ton, tackles; Harry Phillips, Allan
Johnson, and Elmer Wrenn, guards;
Nat Lipscomb, Oka Hester, and George
Causey, centers; Sid Ogburn and
Branch Fields, fullbacks; Sammy Bees
and Charles Elder, quarterbacks; and
Red Whitt, Frank Pittman, Bill Bias,
and Ed Lee, halfbacks. Hyman Elli-
aan, manager, and Coach Belding re
ceived letters also.
Lipscomb, Burroughs, Wicker, Riley,
Hartsook, Johnson, Phillips, Pemberton,
Causey, Wrenn, and Whitt have played
their last high school game for Greens
The Whirlwinds closed a fairly suc
cessful season, winning five games out
of nine. They won two out of five
games in the Western Conference and
won three out of four outside games.
The game with High Point was prob
ably the best game of this season, al
though the Asheville game was very
The outstanding performer of this
season was Captain Jack Burroughs,
who scored six touch downs, or 36
Next season a new line will have to
be built up, but a fairly good squad
of backfield men are left. On the line
all of the lettermen are leaving except
Hester, the center. In the backfield
only two lettermen are lost, but they
are a very great loss, being Whitt and
Ogburn. This leaves six lettermen
the backfield and two on the line.
touchdown. Ross added the extra
point on a line buck.
Charlotte’s score came in the third
quarter when Holder’s punt carried
only 10 yards and Charlotte took the
ball on Durham’s 22-yard line. Three
line plays netted two yards and then
Gadd passed to Morris who stepped
across the goal line.
Holder added Durham’s second
touchdown in the last period on a 57-
yard run. Holder took the ball for his
second run of the day and started
through tackle then cutting around end.
Charlotte gained the right to meet
Durham for the championship when
they defeated Salisbury in a play-off
of the western conference tie.
GRID PLAYERS REPORT
TO BASKETBALL SQUAD
Many Members of Local Eleven Are
Candidates for Positions on
G. H. S. Quintet.
A large number of football players
have signed up as a candidate for the
Purple Whirlwinds quintet this winter
and most of them show great promise.
A few football men reported to Coach
Roiith and Hamilton for boxing or
wrestling but many of them reported
to Coach Belding for the basketball
Jack Burroughs, captain and all-
around star in football has reported
for a forward position and is showing
up well. “Ike” Fesmire, rangy end of
the football squad, has reported for
the center position, where he starred
last season. Allan .Johnson, football
' linesman reixirted for one of the guard
positions, “Red” Whitt, star backfield
man, and Elmer Wrenn, linesman, are
back at their old positions of guard.
Harry TVicker, end on football squad
is out for guard also. Thomas Roland,
heavy tackle in football, is reporting
ns another guard for basketball. George
Causey, football ceuter, is out for this
same position on the basketball quintet.
Donald Hunter, football sub, is out for
guard. Amos Shelton, star center for
the reserve football eleven, is out for
a guard position and has shown up
well. Robert Saunders, .'isaistunt foot
ball manager, has also reported to Ihe
quintet. Most of the football players are
playing good basketball.
Winter Season Begins
At this time of the year the athletic activities for the fall season
come to an end and in enter the winter season of sport events. Old
King Winter” finds basketball, boxing, and wrestling as the predomi
nating sports in Greensboro high.
Coach A. P. Routh’s call for candidates for the boxing and wres
tling squads was issued on December 2, and he has had a promising
looking bunch of candidates hard at work in preparation for the
schedule of matches to be run off this winter.
Lester Belding’s basketball quintet began work December 3, and
most of last year’s stars were again present and a number of new men
reported at Caldwell gym. Promises are very bright for a winning
team this year and Greensboro’s hopes for a championship team are
The girls’ basketball squad has been at work for a good while
and Miss Robinson has a number of promising candidates out. Coach
Robinson is whipping a strong sextette into .shape for coming schedule
Support Basketball Team
While we are on the subject of basketball we wish to make an ap
peal to the student body as a whole for their whole-hearted support to
the quintet this season show some of the old school spirit by attending
the games and cheer the fellows on to victory. This year’s squad shows
promise of producing a winning team and a lot of good serap.s should he
held on the basketball court.
Every year an appeal similar to this is presented to the members
of G. H. S., but again this year we hope our efforts will have some
effect on the students. Anyone knows that a large crowd of home fans
at any kind of ''contest adds greatlj’ to the strength of the local team.
During the football season there was an exceedingly low attendance at
the games. Every student in Greensboro high school likes to see a
hundred percent attendance at the local stadium, but such a thing was
far from a reality during the past season. The whirlwinds did not have
a very successful season this year, and a lot of the blame for this can
be placed upon the poor support and spirit given by the students body.
Let’s not give this a chance |to handicap the basketball five. Everyone
that can possibly do so should attend the games at Caldwell Gym.
April 8, High Point' at Greensboro.
April 15, Winston at Greensboro.
April 22, G. H. S. at High Point.
April .W, G. II. S. at Winston.
May 10, Open.
May 13, Western Conference
Track Schedule 1932
March o, Indoor Meet at Chapel
March 12, Cliarlotte-Davldson-
M:ivch 19, 'Davidson Meet.
April 9, Western Confereneo.
April 15, State Meet.
April 23, Salisbury, High Point,
April 30, High Point, Winston-Sa
lem, II. S.
May 7, Civitan.
NEW SPORT SEASON
BEGINS AT G.H.S.
Basketball Practice Begins
With Large Group Out
Three Letter Men Return in
Routh Are Coaches.
SEASON STARTS DEC. 19
Our All-State Selection
With the ending of the football season coaches, sports’ writers, and
fans all over the country are naming all-state, all-American, and all-
star football teams from the most important colleges and high school
elevens in the country.
With the aid of the coaches of North Carolina high football teams,
we contribute our mythical all-state eleven of the western conference.
The following appears to be the most outstanding line-np in this
Burroughs, Greensboro, left end; Riley, Greensboro, left tackle;
Wrenn, Greensboro, left guard; Walser, Winston-Salem, center; Hood,
Charlotte, right guard; Ramsey, Salisbury, right tackle; Shipman,
High Point, right end; Gadd, Charlotte, quarter; Newsome, Salisbury,
left half; Morris, Charlotte, right half; and Ogburn, Greensboro, full
The members of this combination have been given high praise by
the coaches of North Carolina.
Local Fan Names All-State Eleven
A local football fan and faithful supporter of the “Purple Whirl
winds” shot in the following selection as the most outstanding football
eleven in the State of North Carolina. The line-up is a-.very strong
combination and should be of interest to the followers of G. II. S.
football. Here it is:
Burroughs, Greensboro, left end; Burroughs, left tackle; Bur
roughs, left guard; Burroughs, center; Burroughs, right guard; Bur
roughs. right tackle; Burroughs, right end; Burroughs, left half; Bur
roughs, right half; Burroughs, fullback.
It looks as if this'fan is a very ardent admirer of Jack Burroughs,
captain of the local eleven, and considers him a very valuable man.
We agree with him on the fact and realize that he is as good a man in
the backfield as he is in the line.
Gym Needed for Basketball
The prospective Greensboro high gymnasium is needed at this time
of the year more than at any other time. The basketball squad must
travel all the way across town to the Caldwell school gym in order to
hold practice sessions and regular games. If a gym were built on the
grounds, almost twice as many fellows would be out for the team, and
a better team could he gotten into shape and more people would attenh
the games. The squad doesn’t have nearly as much time to practice
after traveling so far. The same thing applies to the girls’ six;
although they do practice at the Y. W. C. A. A lot more girls would
report if there were a gym at school in which to practice.
Boxing and wrestling also suffers from this same cause.
A gymnasium on the local grounds would also help baseball and
track. Indoor practice sessions could be held long before the weather
is suitable outside, and when fair weather did come the squads would
be in shape.
Revue of Past Grid Season
A revue of the past football season at Greensboro high reveals that
a fairly good record was made by the Purple Whirlwind squad. The
local eleven shows a record of five games won, four lost, and none tied,
giving a percentage of about .555 for the season.
The 1.931 squad was led by Captain Jack Burroughs, one of the
most outstanding high school athletes in North Carolina, Burroughs
starred in every game played this season and proved a very capable
leader.- Jack was highly praised hy the coaches of North Carolina and
was unanimously placed on the all-state football team.
The season was opened September 25, with the Whirlwinds meeting
the Sanford eleven at Memorial stadium and defeating them in a well-
played game by the score of 20-0. The second game came October 2
when the Reidsville eleven met the locals here and went down before
the Purple Chargers by the score of 9-0. October 9 the locals travelled
to Charlotte and were beaten 18-0 by the Queen City eleven in a miser
able game played on a muddy field. The fourth game of the season
brought the Salisbury eleven here on October 16 and the yellowjaekets
romped off with a 20-0 win over the locals. October 23 the Whirlwinds
met the Leaksville squad at Spray and gave them a 32-0 beating, Octo
ber 30, Asheville came here and was defeated in a very exciting game,
the locals taking the big end of a 7-6 score by pushing across the win
ning goal in the last few minutes of play. Greensboro travelled over
to Winston-Salem November 7. and lost to the Camel City eleven by
the score of 19-7, The jinx of Friday 13, seemed to be with the locals
when they went to Danville, Va., and were defeated by the Virginians
by the score of 19-7. Bill Elias saved a shut-out game by returning
a kick-off 75 yards for a touchdown in this game. High Point brought
the season to a close for the locals when they came here November 20,
for the final game and the Whirlwinds handed them a 7-2 defeat.
The winter’s sports program was
started in Greensboro High December 2
when the boxing and wrestling squads
held their initial workouts under
Coaches A, P. Routh and Hamilton.
Most of the candidates reporting are
men with some experience, but a few
inexperienced men are on deck.
Coaches Routh and Hamilton have ex
pressed their satisfaction with the ma
terial on hand as seven of the wrest-
were out last year, three of them
letter men. Twenty-three boys reported
to A. P. Routh for wrestling, and most
of them have liad experience, either
junior high or at the local Y. M,
C. A. The letter men reporting for
istling are: Captain Ed Douglas,
Fred Koury, and Hilton Gerringer, One
of the most promising of the new can
didates for wrestling is Bill Bell,
brother of last year’s captain, Hiram
Bell, and holder of the state champion
ship, who has reported for the 105-
A large squad of boxers has reported
to Coach Hamilton and a promising
hunch of candidates are on hand. Most
of the boxers have reported in tip-top
condition, a large number of them com
ing from the football squads. Seven
of this year's candidates were out for
the team last year and many of the
others have some experience as pugi-
The boxing squad was disbanded last
season because of lack of interest and
support of the team. The outlooks are
brighter this year and the boxing team
shows great promise.
Coac‘Ii Lester C. Bejding, mentor of
football, joins the other football
coaches of the state in naming all all-
star eleven of the western conference,
placing three of the Greensboro high
stars in his selection.
Coach Belding named Captain Jack
lUirrouglis, Elmer •‘Runt” Wrenn, and
Sid Oglnini on his team and praises
of the three very highly. 'I’he
ballot held by the Greensboro Record
iid Dailu Newn, taken among the most
famous coaches. Jack Burroughs was
nanied by each one.
reim is one of the hardest hitting
linesmen In the state and has proved very
aluable at the guard position. Ogburn
vas given the fullback position and
s one of tlie best line iilnngers seen
lere in many a season.
In speaking of Burroughs, Coach
TO RECEIVE LETTERS
Koury, Miller, Lovin, Siittie. Langley,
Montgomery, and Rochelle Will
Be Awarded “G.”
■veil members of the Green,shorn
high cross-country sqiwd will receive
letter.s for their work on the team for
the 1931 season.
The local squad finished the current
season with a fairly good record, plac-
ig high in ail the meets and sending
three of the runners to Chapel Hill as
embers of the all-state team. The
meml>ers of the squad are Koury, Mil-
Lo\-in, Suttle, Langley, Montgomery
Fred Koury. a letter man in wres
tling, was the mo.st outstanding rnniicr
of the season on the local team, com
ing in first for Greenshoro in every
meet but the last one. David Miller
was the next host (Jreensl)oi'o man,
running Koury a close se'ond for first
place lionors, coming in right behind
him In all meets but the last one, wlien
he led all tJreonsboro runners.
This 5ear was the first lime a cross
lountry squcid has shown an appear
ance at Greensboro high, anl the team
finished a very successful season con
sidering this fact.
Player T.D. B.P, Total
Burroughs - 0 0 36
Oghurn 2 ’ 4 10
Whitt 1 0 6
Lee - 1 0 6
Pemherton 1 0 6
Elias 1 0 0
Wreim -0 4 4
Wicker, safety 0 0 2
Total 12 8 82
Jan. 8, Gastoni.a at Greensboro.
J:in. 12, Oak Ridge at Greensboro
.Tan. 15, High Point at Greensboro.
.Tan. 21, Davidson F. .at Davidson
Jan. 22, Salisbury at Salisbury.
Jjin, 28, Gastonia at Gastonia.
Jan, 29. Ch.arlotte at Charlotte.
Feb. 2, Bessemer at Bessemer.
Feb, .5, Winston at Greensboro.
Feb. 12, Salisbury at Greensboro.
Feb. 13, Winston at Winston.
Feb. 10, Carolina F. at Chapel
Feb. 19, Bessemer at Greensboro.
Feb. 23, Charlotte at Greensboro.
Feb. 20, High Point at High Point.
Football Schedule 1932
Sept. 23, Sanford at Greensboro
Sept. 30, Reidsville at Greensboro
Oct. 7, Gastonia at Gastonia.
Oct. 14, Salisbury at Salisbury.
Oct. 21, Charlotte at Greensboro.
Oct, 28. Asheville at Asheville.
Xov, 4, Winston at Greensboro.
Nov. 11, Open (Raleigh).
Nov. 18i High Point, at High Point.
Burroughs, Wrenn, Ogburn
Gain Berths on Belding’s
G. H. S. CAPTAIN NAMED
T liiivo chosen Burroughs as Captain
of the team for his sterling qualities,
both as a phij-er and leader, who stim
ulates his team mates to the greatest
possible exertions. In my opinion he
is the best player in this section of the
Coaeh Price Leeper placed Bur-
■oiighs at a halfback position on his
earn stating that he is too valuable
i ball carrier to be In the line.
Belding’s selection follows: Bur-
'oughs, Greensboro, and Shipman, High
Point, ends; Voss, Winston, and Ram
sey, Salisbury tackles; Wrenn, Greens-
I, and Hood, Charlotte, guards;
Walser, Charlotte, center; Gadd, Char
lotte, quarter; Newsome, Salisbury, and
Morris, Charlotte, halves; and Ogburn,
This Seasons Scores
Greensboro ... 0 Charlotte ... 18
Greensboro ... 0 Winston .... 19
Greensboro ... 0 Salisbury .,, 20
Greensboro ... 7 Asheville ... 6
Greensboro. ... 7 High Point . 2
Greensboro ... 7 Danville ...
Greensboro ... 20 Sanford .
Greensboro ... 9 Reidsville
Greensboro ... 32 I>eaksville .
Burroughs, Fesmire, Whitt, and
Mclver, Norman Missing.
TOUGH SCHEDULE LISTED
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Some Important Tilts Already Booked
With Two Gomes for Each
' Team Played.
Coach Lester C. Belding started drill
ing his 1932 edition of the Purple
Whirlwind basketeers immediately after
the Thanksgiving holidays, and is whip
ping a promising team in shape for the
coming schedule of battles. A large
iiufber of candidates were on hand for
the initial drills held at Caldwell gym,
and Coaeh Belding is getting together a
combination that looks good.
Four Letter Men Back
Thete are four letter men reporting
this year, while three will be missing.
Those returning are: Jack Buroughs,
Elmer Wrenn, “Red” Whitt, and “Ike”
Fesmire. Harold Nicholson, Jack Nor
man, and Charles Mclver will not re
port this year. Jack Brown and Harry
Wicker played in a few games last year
and showed promise of developing into
dangerous men. These two fellows did
not receive letters last year and look
good for this year’s team.
There are a number of candidates
whom Coaeh Belding is depending on
to carry tho Purple and Gold to high
honors this year. Some of the most
outstanding of these arc: “Ike” Fes
mire, Jack Brown, George Causey, and
Buck Peake, centers; Harry Wicker,
“Red” Whitt, Elmer Wrenn, Donald
Hunter, Thomas Roland, Amos Shel
ton, guards; and Jack Burroughs, Roy
Hicks, Charles Leonard, Dick Nance,
forwards. Sidney Kelly, coming here
from Pennsylvania this fall, and Hor
ace Breazeale, from Greenville, S. C.,
are two more boys that Coach Belding
is depending on this year. They are
both forwards, and this is the position
where the most weakness is shown.
Kelly is already out and has shown up
well in practice sessions held so far.
Breazeale has not reported yet, but
Bolding is urging him to come out.
Neither of these two boys will ba eligi
ble until next semester, but Coaeh
Belding thinks the practice will do
Fesmire has not reported yet, but he
will be out later. Allan Johnson, a
promising candidate for the guard po
sition has not reported yet because of
illness, but is expected to come out.
Roy Hicks has shown promise as a for
ward, but has a tendency to fumble
A partial list of the basketball candi
dates follows: George Finck, Thoma
Roland, George Causey, Roy Hicks, Don
aid Hunter, Conrad Tew, Charles Leon
ard, Jack Staples, Harry Wicker, L. A
Hartsook, Dick Nance, Fred Work
Amos Shelton, Fred Rankin, Jack Bur
roughs, Winifred Marsh, Talmadge
Smith, Jack Brown, “Red” Whitt, Rob
ert Saunders, Buck Peake, H. C.
thony, Hughes Clement, Billy Freeman
Elmer Wrenn, Sam Rees, Waldo Portei’
and Sidney Kelly.
An oflieial all-state high school
football team of North Carolina as
picked by coaches follows;
Name . Team P Votes
Burroughs, Greensboro l.e 7
Hooks, Goldsboro l.t 5
Hood, Charlotte l.g 5
Smothers, Winston _1 c 4
Ilolegood, Durham ___:__.„r.g 5
Voss, 'Winston 4
Hayes, Durham Tfe 4
Gadd, Charlotte q.b 7
Morris, Charlotte l.h.--„6
Newsome, Salisbury r.h 7
Smith, Gastonia f.b 5
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