Joliet Catholic High School - Hilltopper Yearbook (Joliet, IL)

 - Class of 1959

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vi . 7"'?1'-vi--., -.'i .fi -' ' :IS EFX- - ., - E' ,I iiii so is I s I 'I PREPARE FOR ER I exams """"""'5' Law-awe'--,w-Pngwd' Puatisusp BY oe LA satis uicu scuooi. STUDENTS ' A ' - ,-if A- ...J-'fzf :flu-257' ""' 1 '1,,.-"4"'-ff' A-flf, I., 5.11,-.,, I, -,girl-ffi!-1-5---" Qi IOLIET, ILLINOIS, MARCH 13, l95'L Number 10 .-' ' -" -4 14 :-',:g:.- ff -4fz..:'22ig,f"" 'fdfff" .,. Z,-Z.- 55,1 if W . .L I . . . L. S. ms eague hampions hip i. .L. AT ST. MEL I IN overt-'rms QI: game of games was that one t between joliet and St. Mel icago. lt suffices to say that I won in an overtime period. V ll lf-now how De La Salle plays I overtime period. Very seldom 'f that they lose aiter they have 3 ,the score at the end oi the four l ar periods. I '7,1' ere Conroy, Joliet floor guard, I --11 de the winning basket with l0 h' Conds to play in the extra period. l so doing, he showed his ability l ' - think quickly in a perilous po- I ition. With only l0 seconds to go I -I ie picked up a free ball under St. Q el's basket and dribbled the length fig the floor, with Hughes close on I , Vr., his heels. Under the rirn Conroy I suddenly' checked and stood still. l "" ':" 2 Hughes ran past him into the . bleachers. Conroy hopped up and I slipped the ball into the basket. I' Before the ball could be brought l si ..., dffsflt to newer- 'he gm lzim'-'11-d. I I Your times the score was tied. Y' Five time Joliet was in the lead l I ' and five times St. Mel was in the I Iiffi'?,gQj2 '." 3.5, lead. De La Salle was never ahead I ' 'A Ejjff ,,.V until the third quarter was well un- det way. At the end of the first' quarter St. Mel led 'J to 3. At the I ., ,, half joliet was still trailing B to 4. I ln the third quarter Joliet rallied several times to overcome a three or l 'four point lead. When the third l ",,.f-i period ended De La Salle was ahead I for the first time, li to l4. 1"' iff ,.., The score at the end of the fourth l I I H VNYN I .f4"' ' " Period WHS 19 'O 19- During the I i'i" overtime period no scoring was "" ' '-'1 '.'- f .11"-'i '.' A f -we V 5.-, A-. I -.,... made until the last l0 seconds, when 1932 CATHOLIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONS Pete Conroy put in that fatal shot I ,,.f-f-fffefzd-.,4',-:f,,,-ff 'ef--ff which was to put St. Mel down in I defeath l MASSE5 OFFERED FOR IFRHSHMEN HEAR TALK- SENIOR CARD PARTY II I"' 'zdixsgc f'-IM" 'i?2,m, success or TEAMI ON sr. Paranoia 'ro ee HELD so rlgias-E,1iiI,f,si n EI I! 'L E 2 I Monday inornmg,lVlaEcl134, Rai- I Freshman ll was entertained by In the near future, April 4 t gmnggfcef- lg 4 IRQIQLIIIIC 2 0 2 erend Father Keatingo ere up el lflsi-other joseph on Thursday rnorn- exact, one of the most mag Cmifsyri 5 0 zmieitg 1. i 3 I Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for the ing, March 17, with an interesting underralzmgs ever attempted Emma mg 1 X 2iilfIiliEs,g ii ii i I success of the basketball team. lf discussion on St. Patrick. Brother present Senior class will be bm -5 rg EI -3 Q '3 we want to obtain any victories or stated that the people of the present to a glorious climax. On this .large periods: 5 I II A Pnl true success we must pray, for lay day and age do not accord him the a card party is to be held s i,,,'M,,i ""' jjjj'ffjj'jjTjjQjjffj,5 5 5 5 0.49 I ourselves we can do nothing. Be- respect that is due him. ed by the Senior class. 1 I? 1 I cause of fitshirngnite value, the :floss Sligodxeiicllospph uild phi story of 1All the :orlt Joi Zupplyi , 'I' N is one o t e est means o o tain- t. atrie 's li, e in tie itt e country ayers 'wit ear s, ice, et DEBATE M , ' ing what we desireg hence it is very of ireland. The history of the con- be done by the mothers of ' S ' EL S ' fitting that Mass should be said for version of the whole of Ireland by iors. The awarding of pri "Resolved, that Compulsory Un- the success of our team. The sm- ' St. Patrick was told in detail. also he handled by them. 2 -'i' .serotqloyinent insurance Should be I dents manifested their loyalty to So interesting was Brother jo- But to the interesting par ' ' 1 t the many Statesf' the, team, by receiving Holy Com' sepl-Bs method of telling the story night is ostensibly "Senior ' 0!',il'1G' I11ui1i011 with the intention that they that the Freshmen listlened with However, all the other c ' ' ' ' f the Loyola hated breaths and heaved a deep invited, together with the' b u ht to boy or girl. A good tim - - eithe vicwts o ' f- ' ' es we do not sigh when the tale was ro g - close. ' I anteed to all. W ' I - A special room has be 3 N " ' -- , Ibmught out dur

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