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Second row: JJ, M will My, Ffxyiiii Ag,-ww Jiian Jwnl ii lv viii VV liii' ,
3- lN snappy orange and blaclc unilorrns The seven enlhusiaslic cheer leaders displayed lhal
pe-p and yifalily whiCl'1belongslO such a group.
Early in lhfr year seven capable and spiriled leaders lo fondufl fheers al our alhlelir eyenls
were melecled by The enlire slude-nl body. The sludenrs chose Mary Frances Askew and Fonda
William'. from lhe Senior class: Jean Jenlcins and Judy Midlcill from lhe Junior Cla -ylx 1 Mary Belle
Yellon and Caynell Davidson from The Sophomore classy and lris Carper from lhe Freshrnan class.
June Kegley and Mildred Davidson, who were also selecled, were unable lo conlinue wilh lhe
Cheer Leaders lhroughour lhe year.
Mini, Mary Karherine Groom and Miss Mafrne McCoy were sponsors ol lhis group during
loolball and baslcelball 'reasons respefliyely.
Lead in lhe yells by dynannic Judy wlidkilf, regardless ol wealher, lhis energelif group was
one ol The high lighls ol every garne. They wer: always presenl lo be sure lhal everyone was gay,
and lhal they lell happy buf hoarse lrorn yelling.
May this same spiril Qonfinue lo reign lhrbughoul 'rhe Coming years.
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The Pulaski High School Orioles, boasfing
one of The beTTer Teams in SouThwesT Virginia,
compleTed iTs Ten game schedule wiTh a season
record of five wins and five losses.
ln Their opening encounfer, The Orioles
handed The Dublin Dukes a 26-6 defeaT. The
Team showed plenTy of power and gave Coach
J. Ward Long an idea of how The Team would
WiTh one win under Their belTs, The orange-
and-black Tangled wiTh Chrisfiansburg on The
Calfee Park gridiron The following Friday nighT.
Displaying mosT of Their power in The firsT half,
They racked up a 26 poinT lead by half-Time.
Buddy RaTcliffe boosTed his scoring ToTal To four
Touchdowns for The season by adding The firsT
and final markers. The final Tally was 32-6, giving
The birds Two disTricT wins.
Taking To The road for The firsT Time, The
Orioles rolled over The Blacksburg Indians aT
Virginia Tech's Miles Sfadium. Affer a Blacks-
burg score in The TirsT quarTer. The Pulaski boys.
lead by Two agressive backs, T. J. Duncan and
Buddy RaTcliffe, roared back wiTh four sTraighT
Touchdowns To clinch The game, 24-I4.
Unable To peneTraTe The superior line of
The William Fleming Colonels, The Orioles were
compleTely ouTclassed To The Tune of 4l-7. Joe
Helvey seemed To be The only Pulaski back who
could gain any ground. Dick Page displayed
some excellenT defensive play, several Times
dropping The Fleming ball carrier before he had
reached The line of scrimmage.
The once-defeaTed Orioles came ouT on Top
in The sTaTisTics buT noT on The scoreboard when
They losT a Thriller To The Radford BobcaTs. The
Radford field was ankle-deep wiTh mud, making
fooTing slippery and uncerfain. AfTer The Orioles
had scored 6 poinTs in T-he firsT quarfer, Radford
came back in The fourTh wi+h a six-poinTer plus
The deciding exTra poinf, leaving The Orioles on
The shorT end of a 7-6 score.
The following Friday nighf, The Orioles came
from behind To defeaf The Narrows Green Wave
24-I3 aT Ragsdale Field. AlThough The orange-
and-black goT back info The win column, T. J.
Duncan, shifTy Oriole halfback, was losT for The
remainder of The season due To a leg iniury in
The Third quarTer.
AT Marfinsville, The Pulaski eleven was rid-
dled by a powerful aTTack which The birds could
noT maTch. The final score read 33-O.
Affer oufplaying a scrappy Pearisburg Team,
The Orioles found The score deadlocked aT 6-6.
WiTh only Two minuTes lefT To play, Coach Long,
as a lasT resorT, senT in OTis Ouesenberry, who
kicked a beaufiful 30-yard field goal To give
Pulaski a 9-6 edge.
BLANKENST-HP CARPER DUNCAN ELLIS FERGUSON
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