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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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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.
Page 89 text:
Buck rides again Football (cont.) ANDREW LEWIS. o LANE.13 Lane, led by an unstoppable back named Tommy Theodose, defeated the Wolverines 13-0 in Charlottesville. After a scoreless first period, Lane drove 82 yards for a touchdown. The teams battled on even terms until midway in the third period when Walt Dearing intercepted one of Theodose’s passes. AL then put on their best offense of the night as they marched all the way to the Lane 31 with Buck Wright doing most of the ball carrying. However, at this point Theodose intercepted one of Wright’s aerials to halt the threat. With three minutes remaining in the game. Theodose passed for another touchdown to climax the game. Brent Mongan —Brent played end on defense and wingback on offense. Although he is small in size, he makes up for it in determination and the will to win. Elwood Peterson —This was “Piko’s” third year as a letterman. He played tackle and his fine spirit was a boost to his teammates. Alonza Philpott —Alonza, a second year letterman, played tackle. His aggressiveness paid off in the T. J. game when he picked up a fumble and raced for a touchdown. Ronnie Johnson —Ronnie was shifted from guard to center. The team was very proud of his performance in the new position.
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