Pulaski High School - Oriole Yearbook (Pulaski, VA)

 - Class of 1948

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"B" Squad . . . 351' 4. Firsi row: Sm' D. wnfry. Second row: Drwil 51 ml, Roy lar'-ian. George Bauqh. Sonny Lesley Freddy Newnmn. CMM. Graham, Fred Grvoow. Third row: Rol.mn'1 Rawg Man Powe'-s, James Graham, Doug Bmllon. Bill Loder, Slanle-y Snri'ly Donald Hnfrvll. . No? shown: l"ir'lf7r' C,5i,f-whkwvrrw, Doug Whcelinrx, Robfff Dunnigan, Dean Tr-slfrr Track lhe slale even? and perhaps sel a new slale We are looking lorwarcl +0 a more success- ful and beller-organized lrack Jream This year. We have one le-Herman back, AI I-larnillon, who only began lraclc compelilion las? year. l-le nol only won 'rhe Dislricl 6 high jump, buf wenl on lo win lhe slale championship high jump in Charlollesville. We hope lhal he will again win RATCUFFE SOUTHERN record for The high iump. TRACK SCHEDULE '48 April-af Galax April-af Blacksburg April-af Blacksburg May-ai CharloHesvilfe SURRATT WILLIAMS Galax-Fleming Radford-Pulaski Blaclmsburg-Radford Chrisfiansburgfulaslri Disfricf Meef af V.P.l. Shale Meef WlRT



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Basketball As The baskeTball season rolled around, The school was looking Torward To a beTTer-Than- average season on The hardwood. Four leTTer- men were back including CapTain Jimmy Low- man, Mark Ferguson, Doug Williams, and Buddy RaTcliTTe. Also up Trom The Junior VarsiTy were Vernon Boadwine, T. J. Duncan, Buddy WirT, Doug BraTTon. Dean TesTer, and Raymond Swain. ParTicularly promising were Doug Divers, who Transferred Trom a prep school, and Buddy BaT- cliTTe, whose ball-handling proved To be a valu- able asseT To The '47 Team. From This galaxy OT TalenT, Coach J. Ward Long was expecTed To have Trouble in picking The besT sTarTing Tive. The opening game was wiTh The high school TaculTy, and The Orioles sTarTed The season wiTh a bang as They swished The neTs Tor 37 poinTs while limiTing Their opponenTs To a close 35. Holding The lead The enTire game, The Orioles Took a non-disTricT game Trom Draper 30-I6. Ferguson, Tlashy Oriole Torward, showed up especially well by racking up l4 poinTs. STill unable To cope wiTh Pulaski's TasT mov- ing quinT, Draper High School wenT down again 4l-I6 in a reTurn maTch aT The Pulaski gym be- hind The marksmanship oT Buddy WirT's high scoring leTT hand ThaT Tlipped in ll poinTs. ln Their TirsT disTricT game, The Orioles were compleTely ouT-classed by The William Fleming Colonels oT Roanoke, 55-29. Bounding back Trom Their TirsT deTeaT, The orange-and-black Took a 42-37 game Trom Nar- rows, sTaging a Thrilling comeback. ATTer a slow sTarT, Bud RaTcliTTe, shiTTy Oriole guard, sparked his Team To The win by dropping in I6 poinTs. JWMAN Caplain FERGUSON BOADWINE The Orioles suTTered Their second seTback oT The season aT The hands oT The ChrisTiansburg Demons, 29-28 on The MonTgomery CounTy CourT despiTe The vain eTTorTs oT Bud RaTcliTTe and "PeanuT" Boadwine, who scored 9 and 7 poinTs respecTively. The Tollowing Friday, The Orioles losT a Thriller To a TasT Alumni Team, compo-.ed oT pasT high school sTudenTs. The score read 36-3l. The Pulaski guinT Took an easy 49-22 vicTory Trom The Fries l-ligh School Tive, wiTh a newcomer, Doug Divers, sTripping The neT Tor six Tield goals To Take The scoring laurels Tor The nighT, A lasT minuTe score by Mark Ferguson gave The Orioles a 27-26 edge over The Blacksburg Indians wiTh Divers again leading The scoring, geTTing I3 poinTs. WiTh Three games on Tap in one week, The loirdmen Took an easy 69-39 win Trom WyTheville wiTh CapTain Jimmy Lowman and Forward Mark Ferguson each garnering I3 poinTs. RadTord Took a 34-32 hearTbreaker Trom Pulaski in The Oriole gym behind The sharp- shooTing OT Sherman Davis, RadTord Torward. WiTh The score Tied 30-30 in The lasT Three minuTes, The Orioles were making a brillianT comeback. All hope was seemingly gone when Davis Tlipped in Two sTraighT baskeTs, puTTing RadTord ouT TronT 34-30. Then Jimmy Lowman, in a vain aTTempT To save The game, dropped in one oT his Tamous hook shoTs, BuT, Time ran ouT, and The ValianT Orioles conTinued under The RadTord iinx. Buddy RaTcliTTe Turned in his usual good game being high scorer wiTh I4 poinTs. The Tollowing week againsT Pearisburg, The score was The same as wiTh RadTord, buT Pulaski DUNCAN RATCLIFFE DIVERS

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