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W. P. MBILLU DURRETT
With "hustle" as the by-Word Coach W. P.
Durrett started the season With three lettermen and
worlds of determination. From this Mr. Durrett de-
veloped a team that remained in the city champion-
ship fight until their final game. He, a true hustler
himself, will always be remembered for his ability to
transfer his own boundless energy to his basketball
boys. Coach Durrett continued his amazing work in
creating and increasing an interest in basketball in
Adamson that is unparalleled in the Southwest.
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GEORGE PAT PATTERSON
Patterson was the lightest and the
speediest back on the team. In
broken field running, he was un-
excelled. His ability to side step
and elude opposing players was un-
canny. This was 'lPat's" first year
to play as a regular. He will be
back next year to tri-captain the
team and much is expected of him.
Woodrow Billings substituted at
tackle position. Woodrow was
handicapped all season with a bum
knee. He wore it taped practically
the whole season. Woodrow was
large and heavy and would have
been one of the best tackles in the
city had it not been for his knee.
Billings came to Adamson from
Smiley, Texas, and has played his last
game for Adamson.
Amos "Mussolini" Cendali didn't
weigh over a hundred and forty
pounds, but he did the work of a
two hundred pounder, He was the
most versatile player on the team,
having played end, backfield, and
finally guard. Cendali was also
selected to play in the All-Star
game. Mussolini played his second
and last year for the Blue and
JACK HBUBBLEU WILLIS
jack was one of our best backs
this year, playing fullback. He
played a great brand of football and
was always hard to stop. Bubble
has lettered three years at Adamson
and has made the All-City team the
last two years. He was voted the
second most valuable player of the
city this year and was awarded the
trophy for being the most valuable
player for the Leopards.
ALVIN JU-JU" STERLING
Alvin "Ju-Ju" Sterling was
Adamson's blocking back. Although
being very light, he made up for it
in Hght and determination. He
carried out his assignments with a
smile. His work on a defense was
above reproach. As a tackle, few
equalled him. This was Ju-Ju's
second and last year to play.
REX QQMAHATMAJ, GANDY
Rex Gandy, better known as
"Mahatma,', played tackle. Alto-
gether being inexperienced, he held
down his position like a veteran. His
ability to get through the line was
uncanny. He showed his worth by
playing every quarter except one.
This was Mahatma's irst year to
play, and he will return next year to
tri-captain the team.
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Charming Jackie Dickie was Chosen to reign over the Leopard cagers as she was elected Queen of
Basketball for 1937. The Queen was crowned at the Coronation ceremony between the halves of the
Sunset game, and presided over all the Adamson games for the remainder of the season.
JAMES "F1FA', Ross
Every football team has to have a mana-
ger. The Leopards were managed by James
Ross. Whenever a player needed equip-
ment or assistance, Ross was there to lend
a helping hand. He worked along by the
side of the players all season and always
gave his best to make the team a winner.
Charles iS the kind of manager that any
coach is glad to have. He does his work
cheerfully and gives lots of encouragement
to the players. Since Charlie was mascot
of the Leopards two years before, he be-
came manager four years ago, and he has
been with the team six years. Luckily,
Charlie is planning to take a post graduate
course after he graduates in June, so he will
be manager again next year.
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