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Head Coach Curtis Parker The Coachino " Head whip-cracker " of the Centenary coaching staff was Coach Curtis Parker as he finished his eleventh year of association on the athletic line-up of the college. " Coach " came to Centenary in 1926, serving three years as Fresh- man Coach, then five as Assistant Coach, and at last as Head of the Centen- ary Athletic Department. No " sissy " when it comes to athletics himself; he lettered in football, basketball, and track at the University of Arkansas. Coach Parker has proved his instructing mettle by turning out exceptional football teams as well as champion basketball quintets. Newcomer to the coaching squad was Backfield-Coach Elmer Smith who is also an Arkansas product. Coach Smith previously served as athletic direc- tor at Hamburg High School and Hendrix College before coming to Cente- nary. An Oklahoman is Tom Cobb who acted as line coach for Centenary ' s non-ball-carriers. Professional football for four years finished off the knowledge
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Winifred Boles Bob Decker Roy Montgomery Edna Earle Richardson Our Pep Promoters . . . " Give till it hurts! " seemed the cheerleader motto of the year for that ' s just what they did. Elected on a strictly merit basis at the first of the term, they kept up the spirit which they showed in the prelim- inary try-outs and yelled themselves through a fine year of service. Lacking the cooperation that they deserved from the students, they carried on a four-lunged barrage of encouragement and pep. Notable in Chapel pep groups, out in front of football games, with the band and maroon shirt and skirt gangs they seemed everywhere at once. Amiable and courteous at all times were he-screamers Montgomery and Decker; attractive and animated, win or lose, were hen-screamers Richardson and Boles. This hard- working little quartet deserves the appreciation and admiration of the student body for their splendid job of pep-promoting through the school term. Things aren ' t going so well — (he cheer leaders go info a huddle Time for another yell; One, Two, Three Yea, Gents!
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which Northeastern Teacher ' s College gave him in the art of gridiron murder. Mothering of the Freshman was done by Sid Binion whose four years of athlet- ics at Centenary in both football and basketball has tempered him for the job. Mumble mouthed " Hoot " Gibson finished his tenth year as trainer and gen- eral conditioner of the Gents and is now considered a fixture along with the other gymnastic furniture. Breon " Shorty " Morse disguised under the nom-de- plume of Student Manager was really the flunky of the team and man of all work. The Coaches . . . Curtis Parker Head Coach Elmer Smith Backfield Coach Tom Cobb Line Coach Sid Binion Freshman Coach O tdll . . .
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