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Footb all FORTY-SIX Kermit Morris James Wilbourne Hunter Miller Robert Hartly, Manager Alfred Routh, Assistant Coach [ 93 ]
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George St. John Jack Rife E. J. Miles Richard Bunting Charlie Webber Ray Caldwell [ 92 ]
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Andrew Lewis 7—Galax o In the opening game of the 1945 football season the Wolverines were pushed hard to top a heavier Galax eleven. Play¬ ing on even terms during the greater part of the contest, it was a last quarter touchdown by Andrew Lewis which gave Salem the victory. This was a good test for the light and inexperienced team which was to represent Andrew Lewis this year and the showing made was good indeed. Andrew Lewis 44—Bedford 6 The Bedford aggregation was easily outclassed in this tilt. Although heavier, the Otters were no match for the fast¬ scoring boys from Andrew Lewis. Markers were pushed across from all over the field and to lead the scoring parade, Dickie Bunting, the only hold-over from last year’s squad, personally accounted for twenty-six points (during the fray). The experience gained in this game helped as the season progressed, for much stiffer opposition would be met from other schools on the schedule. Andrew Lewis 12—William Byrd 7 Played in a drenching rain and featured by many slips and fumbles, the Blue and White triumphed over the heavier boys from Vinton in the third game of the season. The two teams were very evenly matched and it was a sparkling run- back of an intercepted pass by Vance Cannaday which decided the outcome. The boys played good offensive and defensive ball and the spectators were very well pleased with their showing. Andrew Lewis o—William Fleming 14 Coming back from the past year’s defeat at the hands of Andrew Lewis, the Colonels gained .the decision over an outweighed and less experienced ball club from Salem. Playing what was easily their best game of the year, the Wolverines went down fighting and gained praise from all sides for the great battle they put up. This was the first setback for Salem, but the game was hard-fought and everyone had given a good account of himself and his school on the field. Andrew Lewis 13—Charlottesville 14 Traveling to Charlottesville for the first daylight game of the year, the Blue and White led its opponents in all but the scoring column. The squad from Lane High was definitely outplayed and the score does not tell the true story of the contest. Keeping its opponents on the defensive most of the time, Andrew Lewis played hard and well. This was a hard loss to take, but all the boys had done their best and each deserved praise. Andrew Lewis o—Jefferson 25 Jefferson High won the annual football tilt from Salem by sheer power and experience. The Wolverines held fast when pushed close to their goal, but allowed the Magicians to cross the last stripe from far out. Andrew Lewis never threatened seriously, although she did push fairly deep into Roanoke territory where Jefferson would then take over the ball. The team tried hard, but could not overcome the power and strength of the Roanoke eleven. I 94 1
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