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O ' er the land of the free Football (cont.) ANDREW LEWIS. 21 WILLIAM BYRD. o The Wolverines won their third game by overpowering William Byrd Terriers on Municipal Field. Buck Wright scored the first TD, after he had passed to Tommy Dooley for 8 yards by plunging over from the 3-yard line. Later in the first quarter the Blue and White scored a TD by tackling Bobby Conner in the end zone. In the second quarter Ed Talley raced through the entire Byrd team for 54 yards and another TD. Buck Wright plunged for his second TD from 5 yards out in the third quarter. Walt Dearing made his second conversion. In the line Sam Eubank, Alonza Philpott, Frank Chapman, Walt Dearing, and Ronnie Johnson stood out, while Wright, Watson, Talley, and Young looked good in the backfield. Rob Thompson —This was Rob’s first year on the Varsity. He played tackle and was showing improvement. Unfortunately he had to stop playing because of ill health. Dave Vecellio —This was Dave ' s first and last year on the squad; his defensive play was a boost to the team in several games. He played guard. Everette Ellers —Everette played guard and, although he is small,he was one of the most reliable reserves on the squad.
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No-Man Hop Football (cont.) ANDREW LEWIS.13 THOMAS JEFFERSON.... 20 Thomas Jefferson ran into a band of fighting Wolverines from Andrew Lewis and were lucky to escape with a 20-13 victory. Salem scored first when Ray Watson took a TJ punt and made an 85-yard twisting, turning, runback for the TD. In the third quarter Alonza Philpott picked up a fumble by TJ’s Ron Hebner and raced 18 yards for the second score. Had it not been for injuries to three keymen, Tailback Ray Watson, Guard T. R. Barker, and End Marshall Mundy, the game might have ended quite differently. None of these were able to play in the second half. Walter Dearing —“Junior” was chosen co-captain of the team. His fine playing and sportsmanship won for him the Sportsmanship Award, and a position on the All-Western District Team. This was his third year as a letterman. Tommy Dooley —This was Tommy’s first year on the Varsity. He played end and probably improved more than any other player on the squad during the year. Ed Ferguson —Ed played blocking back and stood out in every game. He was hurt in the Jefferson game and his not being able to play the rest of the year was felt by the team.
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Fight, team, fight Football (cont.) ANDREW LEWIS.14 WILLIAM FLEMING.19 The Colonels of William Fleming defeated the Wolverines of Andrew Lewis 19 to 14 in as bloody a battle as has ever been witnessed on Salem’s Municipal Field. Several Lewisites were carried off on stretchers and one was dropped on the field about every fourth play. The first score came in the first quarter when Ed Talley picked up a Fleming fumble and raced 15 yards to score. Divers scored for Fleming but they failed to convert leaving the score 7-6 in favor of AL. A few plays later. Bill Young passed to Tommy Dooley for a touchdown. Dearing again converted and Lewis led 14-6. Fleming scored again but the extra point was no good. Now the score was 14-12 in favor of Salem. Late in the final quarter, Fleming blocked one of Ray Watson ' s kicks and recovered in the end zone for the winning TD. Ed Talley —Eddie played fullback, and, although he was injured several times, he scored two touchdowns. He will be back next year to spark the team. This was his third year as a letterman. T. R. Barker —Ted, second year letterman, was elected co-captain of the 1951 Wolverines after the Jefferson game. Flis fine attitude won this honor for him. He played guard. Frank Chapman —Frank, the heaviest man on the squad, played tackle on both offense and defense. His place will be hard to fill next year. This was his second year as a letterman. Kellogg Hunt —Kellogg played fullback and, although it was his first year on the Varsity, he played first string most of the year. He is only fourteen years old and is a candidate for All-State his senior year.
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