Adamson High School - Oak Yearbook (Dallas, TX)

 - Class of 1938

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B TB Ll. L1,ovn Davis "Country", as Davis is known, was substitute guard. Although he played only a few games, he was a good defensive man. Davis graduates in june thereby losing for Adamson another fine prospect. "Country" has been out for basketball three years and this is his first year to letter. A. VV. PIARRIS A. XV. is the tallest man on the team, and lettered for his first time this year. Harris, who played center, is back next year, and should be high in the individual scoring as well as being a memebr of the All-City team. Fuitxox DARBY Darby played guard and made the all city team at the center position. He finished fifth in the city scoring with 78 points. Darby has been out for basket- ball for the last three years and this makes his second year to letter. PHILIP PRICIT Sandy, Pricels nickname, was forward and a good one. He's baek next year, and is all city material. This is Price's first year to letter. Sinit1.1.r LLoaENTE Llorentc, forward, was the boy who stepped into Robert Hunter's shoes at mid- term, and scored forty points. Llorente is only back until midterm next year, but keep your eyes on him the first half. Llorente lettered this year for the first time in his two years of going out for basketball. Fnwix Gixsktx Edwin played guard on the second team, but lettered as a senior. Eddie has been out for only one year, and he lettered his first year out. Dour.LAs Bitowx Dou 'las Brown, ea stain of this vear's team la ed forward and center. "DeaconU 5 l . i P Y y BroWn's nickname, didn't get going until the North Dallas game, but when he did, the opponents knew they had to stop him to win. This was Brown's third year on the squad, and he will be missed when basketball season rolls around again. This makes Deacon's second year to letter. NOT IN PICTURE Gizoltota PAT'rLasoN George, also a letterrnan, graduated at midterm, leaving guard position open which Price filled very well. Patterson had been out for basketball for three years, and this made his second year to letter. K 1 ' ., 9 51450 ir N 44 be XV. P. Durrett Douglas Brown Cfmrrli Cufrlain Page A vmw. 2 9-me ,W r-N90 . nhl:- l.loyd Davis A. W. Harris Furnon Darby Philip Price Shirley Llorente Edwin Gaskin One H11r1tl'rt'i1 Tu 'wily-om

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Rex Gandy Douglas Rawlings Robert Baker Bill Barnes James Fox Woodrow Hunt Page One Hundred Tweniy REX "MAI-IATMAU GANDY Rex, tri-captain and ace tackle for the Leopards, would have been unquestionable All City, but a broken hand, received in the Waco game, prevented it, because it was the cause of his missing three city series tilts. Mahatma turned in a dependable' offensive and defensiv performance in every game he appeared in, which was dear to every coach but the enemy instructor. ROBERT BAKER Robert is known as tl1e sophomore sensation on the gridiron. He excelled as a blocking back when only one year of experience was behind him. Wfith two more years to go, Robert should make a strong bid for All-City. Baker has the real traditional "Oak Cliff Spirit" and much is expected of him in the future. BILL QBODACIOUSD BARNES Bill used his 210 pounds of muscle to a great advantage, smashing through opponent blockers with ease. He, at times, bolstered up the whole left side of the Adamson forward wall when his mates on each side were unfortunately taken out. Bodncious's everlasting spirit during his last.year of play will be remembered by all who know him and have heard of him. JAMES ilHYMAN,, Fox The left guard position was filled in by steady and dependable James Fox. Several boys who opposed Fox said James was the hardest charging guard they had played against. He played almost enough time in various opponents' backfield to earn a letter from their school. BILL "REn,' PRENTICE Bill was one of the most useful boys on the squad. Wllcnever the players needed equipment, or first aid, Bill was always Johnny on the spot. He believed in the Leopards and helped them along with encouraging words and brightened things up when the going was tough. Prentice has been assistant manager two years and this year he was promoted to head manager. He has one more year to be manager of the football squad. RAY NIBLO As the star player, Ray was the mainstay of 'the Leopard squad. He was a triple-threat man being able to pass accurately, punt far and high, carry the ball and gain ground consistently, and last but not least, he was easily the hardest taekler of the city. In all of this Ray was elected All City and was mentioned as an outstanding player in the state. DIDN'T LETTER CHAD SNEED J. V. RIDLEY MARVIN MOORE Woonnow HUNT Marvin Moore Bill Prentice Ray Niblo

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R K JACK LINEHAN Jack, who has lettered three years, was the Leopardis 1938 track captain. Hc was the most. versatile man on the team, being able to turn in a good time for any distance. Linehan, running in the 440, won first place in the city meet, first place in the district meet, and second place in the Region 3 event. In placing the regional event, Jack won a try to the State meet at Austin. This is his last year and he will be exceptionally hard to replace. RoB1iRT STACY Stacy showed he could do what he wanted to when he won third in the 100 yard dash. Stacy showe ddetermination to stay in there when the going got rough. This is his first and last year to letter. HENRY Bum' This is Henry's first year to letter in track, by winning second place in the high hurdles. It is his last year, and his loss will be a great one. W1LI.ARD Ross Willard was our sophomore star. He should prove to be a record breaker with more practice and experience. This is his first year to letter, and he has two more years. He should be the bst in the city next year, In the high jump, he jumped five feet and seven inches. Rex GANDY Rex, won his letter by taking first place in the javelin throw in the city. He will be hard to replace as this is his last year for the blue and white. WELDON Glens This is W'eldon's first year to letter in track by tying for third place in the pole vault in the District. This is his last year and he will be hard to replace. AL BOATMAN This is Al's second year to letter in track and he has one more year. He should be the best in the city next year in the discuss throw, and should prove a record breaker. He was one of two boys from Adamson to make a showing in the regional meet at Denton this year. He took fourth place there, and is due to go to Austin for the state meet in May. HAL MCCULLOUGH Hal not only surprised himself and the rest of the squad by lettering in the half-mile run by taking third place, but he also surprised Coach Pop Noah. This is Hal's last year for track, but the speed he picked up from track will no doubt prove useful on next year's football squad. I., 1. gifts ez? . 35 . 5- V 45 v 2 aw . i t- me fir i sign , i .5 . Q T: Af' l E Al Boatman Hal McCullough Weldon Gibbs Page Om' Hznzzlrecl Twenty-fwo ,lack Linehan Robert Stacy Henry Burt W'illard Ross Rex Gandy Morgan Moore, Mazinger

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