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Page 72 text:
COACHES JOHN S. COINER JEAN BUNDY CATHERINE WOOD RALPH O ' HAIR And here we give a vote of praise, thanks, and congratulations to our bright and cheery cheer leaders, Ann Morehead, Sonny Miller, Isabel Gilmer, Douglas Moyers and Puddy Steger, for so successfully leading the fans on the sidelines and upholding our true P. H. S. spirit in victory or defeat. These cheer leaders were se- lected by student body election, and have achieved their goal with true success in encouraging high stand- ards of cheering in the cheering sec- tion. We had four basketball coaches this year, Miss Jean Bundy, Miss Catherine Wood, Mr. John S. Coiner and Mr. Ralph O’Hair. Miss Bun- dy, whose preeminence in coaching our girl forwards was so distinctly shown as the records totaled up 240 Oriolette points lor the season, has always been a sports fan. While at- tending Madison College at Harrison- burg she not only took active part in hockey, baseball, basketball, archery, and swimming, but she also conduct- ed swimming classes and coached the Freshman basketball squad. One of Pulaski’s most prominent golt fans, Miss Wood, who so splen- diferously coached our feminine guards, is also a lover of all kinds of sports, including basketball, swim- ming, tennis, etc. Coach Coiner was the director of our varsity boys’ sports activi- ties, and proved his worth in each of our three major sports, not to men- tion all the others; while Mr. O’Hair, a wizard at football, track, tennis, basketball and all the others, in- structed our promising Junior varsi- ty. Basketball season opened with a bang on the night of January 10th when we played Bland on their court. We were defeated in that first at- tempt, but ah!. ..on February 16, we made a glorious comeback in one of the most exciting games of the season. The whistle blew! Our Oriol- ettes were in their linup! Referees were on hand and the fight was on! The Bland girls outweighed ours and towered over them in height! But did that phase them? Xo, indeed! The mad scramble went on tor three quarters and the score stood 13-13!
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FIFTEEN RAHS FOR THE TEAMS! ES, fifteen hundred rahs for the teams! Are we proud of ’em? You said it! Every last lad and lassie of P. H. S. feels a warm glow of pride in remembering the brave and daring battles that our Orioles and Oriolettes put up to bring home fame and glory perhaps not always in victory, but what’s better still, in being true representatives of our standards of spirit and sportsman- ship. ...win or lose!
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What a critical minute! At the sound of the final whistle a double foul was committed ; both teams were given a free shot! The Bland girl took first try and. ...missed! Gilmer tried for the Orange and Black and ...it was GOOD! W hat a victory! That was only an example of what proved to be one of the most exciting basketball seasons we’ve ever known. Our Oriole Darlings, led by their alert and versatile captain, Sarah Lugar, won eight contests, and lost only six. The superb guarding of Adair, Lugar, Leache and Dotty Gilmer, the spectacular shooting of Ann Andring (high score of 85 points), Ruth Webb, Co-Captain Isabel Gil- mer, Donna W’illis, and the faithful and untiring cooperation of the re- mainder of the squad, put out a team which was a credit to the school. Games were played with other schools of Southwest Virginia, in- cluding Radford 18-10 in our favor, Dublin 30-6, Marion 13-16, Narrows 14-9, Draper 23-17, Christ iansburg 13-29, Radford 16-13, Shoemaker 18- 36, Marion 12-18, Bland 14-13, Chris- tiansburg 8-10, Draper 18-23, Nar- rows 27-30, and Blacksburg 16-9. I hus, our P. H. S. girls added up a total score of 240 to our opponents’ 229. GIRLS’ BASKETBALL SQUAI) SEATED (Left to right) RUTH WEBB MISS JEAN BUNDY. Coach SARAH LUGAR ISABEL GILMER MISS CATHERINE WOOD. Coach DOTTY GILMER STANDING, FIRST ROW ANN ANDRING ELIZABETH VAUGHAN ALICE CARNEY MARY RYAN SECOND ROW SYBLE HAWKINS HELEN JORDAN DONNA SMITH DOTT1E LEACHE DONNA WILLIS
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