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Page 66 text:
Sealed: Doug Brallon, Ezra Quesenberry, Buddy Vv'irl Dean Trtsler, Frank Ouesenberry.
Slanding: Perry Wilson, Fred Gregory, Doug Divers, Mark Ferguson, Ray Swain, Bill Blanlrr-nship, George, Bauqh,
fialefeff . . .
As lhe boys' baslelball season rolled around
'rhe new coach had a problem ol which boys in
lhelarge number of candidales would make lhe
learn. The varsily was made up ol Caplain
Buddy Wirl, along wilh live olher boys: Doug
Divers, Ivlarlc Ferguson, Dean Tesler, Raymond
Swain and Doug Brallon. Olher boys lo malce
lhe leam were: Fred Gregory, Franlf Ouesen-
berry, George Baugh, Ezra Ouesenberry, Bill
Blankenship, and Perry Wilson.
The Orioles slarled oul wilh an impressive
win over lhe Iacully alumni, 65 Io 43. Using a
lhree leam syslem, lhe boys wore down lhe
older men wilh every one on lhe squad scoring.
Playing in lhe small Draper gym, lhe Orioles
bear lhe Blue Devils 57 lo 49. The score was
close all lhe way as Doug Divers was lops in
lhe scoring column wilh I9 poinls.
Playing lheir Iirsl dislricl game, Ihe Birdf
men Ihrew up a lighr defense and a deliberale
ollense lo win a Iow scoring conlesr lrom Wil-
liam Fleming, 29-24. Again Doug Divers was
rlfli' .wi 1 ljl-I u ri
high man wilh 9 poinls, and Caplain Buddy Wirl
second wilh 6.
The Orioles Iosl lheir lirsl game lo an age
gressive Fieldale live, 32-26. Doug Divers and
Mark Ferguson led lhe Oriole scoring wilh 6
apiece, while Caplain Wirl had 5.
The Orioles had a brealher Tuesday nighl
by Ialring Draper 52 lo 34. The leam was paced
by Caplain Buddy Wirl and Doug Divers wilh
I2 poinls each. Dean Te-sler, wilh IO poinls,
was runner up in lhe poinl gelling division as The
whole leam played oulslandingly.
On a Iwo day road lrip lo lhe Soulheaslern
lip ol The dislricl, lhe Orioles engaged Marlins'
ville Friday nighl and lhe Fieldale Ouinl on Sale
urday nighl. lnabilily lo hil Ioul shols cosls lhe
local Ouinlel a viclory over Ihe Bulldogs. Sinlcf
ing none for I3 Iouls, Coach PIanl's leam Iosl
a lough 57-50 decision. lvlarlc Ferguson was lhe
chief poinl malcer wilh I4, while Dean Tesler and
Doug Divers were a close second wilh L2.
The following nighl Fieldale won a relurn
Page 65 text:
when Jimmy BrillharT raced 3l yards Tor a Dub-
BrillharT and Sumner combined Their TalenTs
To Tie The game l4fl4 and end The scoring.
ln Galax The Tollowing week, on a muddy
Tield, Pulaski again worked hard only To gain a
Pulaski had many "golden" opporTuniTies To
cross The goal line buT Tailed when They needed
iT mosT. Dean TesTer scored The lone Touch-
down on a I2-yard pass Trom Don Carper. Mud
and waTer hampered The hard-charging lines and
The running oT The backs, Thus slowing boTh
Teams and keeping The score down.
To close ouT The season, The Orioles Traveled
To WyTheville To meeT The highly-TalenTed Ma-
roons. From The TirsT whisTle To The end oT The
game, Pulaski puT up a valianT TighT, buT were
overpowered by The WyTheville machine which
rolled over The Orioles 4leO.
Along The line Pulaski held a slighT edge in
The line play all Through The game buT The Ori-
ole pass-deTense was caughl napping Time aTTer
Time as The Maroons rolled To a decisive vicTory.
In TribuTe To The unTiring TaiThTulness oT our
lConTinued on Page 63l
Junior Varsity Football
The Junior VarsiTy oT Pulaski High School
played six TooTball games, winning Tive and los-
ing only one To a much larger WyTheville eleven.
The Baby Orioles scored 95 poinTs while limiTing
Their opponenTs To only 37. The boys, mosrly
Treshmen and sophomores, showed good sporTs-
manship and in The nexT Tew years will be a
COACH BILL PLANT COACH VIC KREITER
greaT asseT To The varsiTy squad. The Team was
led by co-capTains James l?adTord, who played
cenTer oursrandingly. and Sammy Morris, a,
Tlashy Treshman halfback. Their play was high-
lighred by The back's TasT running, and hard
blocking and Tackling all The way Through. These
are our TuTure varsiTy sTars - Keep up The good
Kneeling in fronfg Co Laplains barn Morris and James RadTord.
Firsi row: James Jonas, Jack Duncan, Bob Lynch, C ll Cardin, John Thrasher, Bill Gravlev, William Lelfwich, Doug
Farmer, Tommy Wilson, Harvey Cook.
Second row: Coach Bill Tale, larry Morris, Bob Welch, D q Keqley, Carl Hughefl, Charlie King, Bruce Schrader, "Bunny"
WhiTc, Duane Kesslinq, Tommy Mabe.
Third row: Jimmy Hughes, Clinfon Owens, Joe Turner, Bill Blankenship, Leroy Waddell, John Sulphin, "Snooks" Sanders,
Wayne Mabry, Billy Musser, Charles Allison.
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1. is I
engagemenf wifh fhe Birdmen. 49-30. The scor-
ing parade read Doug Divers IO. Capfain Buddy
Wirf 9. and Dean Tesfer 8.
Playing in Blacksburg fhe nexf Tuesday. fhe
P. H. S. baskeleers dropped fheir fhird sfraighf
fo fhe Indians. 6l fo 44. Mark Ferguson and
Capfain Buddy Wirf led fhe score wil-h I2 and
I I, respecfively. y g,
Chrisfiansburg defeafed Pulaski, 64-432' on
fhe Monfgomery courf. Capfain Buddy Wirf
collecfed' I6 poinfs for fhe nigh'r's work.
Radford's smoofh-working Bobcafs smofh-
ered fhe Birds. 8l fo 26. Mark Ferguson gof
7 poinfs while Frank Ouesenberry counfed for 5.
The Orioles losf a hearfbreaker fo fhe
Blacksburg Indians by a slim margin of 39 fo 37.
Buddy Wirf pushed I5 poinfs fhrough fhe hoops
fo gain fhe high scoring honors for fhe nighf.
Doug Divers swished fhe nefs for IO poinfs.
Breaking a five game losing sfreak. fhe
P. H. S. Quinl' fook Pearisburg in fhe camp
5I-43 on fhe Giles Counfy Courf., Mark Fergu-
son and Buddy Wirf were fhe big guns for fhe
home feam. collecfing I5 and I4. respecfively.
Dean Tesfer garnered I2 as well as playing a
yice floo game.
P ing in Roanoke Friday. fhe' Colonels
from ' i 5Fleming avenged an early season
IRS, byifur ', g fhe-fide. on Pulaski 59. Mark
Ferguson. Buddy Wi f.-and Doug Divers led fhe
scori 'spIi++iE'gJylwe 25 poinfs fogefher.
Pkfiifq on even fbrms for fhree periods. fhe
Ouinlefs from P. H. S. fell before a final period
rally by Narrows. 58 fo 44.'-Ferguson was fhe
big man for Pulaski wifh I4 markers, while Cap-
fain Buddy Wirf and Dean Tesfer poked in Il
Back af home since fhe firsf fime January
I4fh. fhe high school cagers fhreshed Pearisburg
66 fo 39. Dean Tesfer- hooked in I9 poinfs fo
have scoring honors all fo himself.
Losing 70 fo 44, fhe Orioles dropped fheir
I2fh game of fhe season. Alfhough fhe Orioles
wenf down in defeaf. Mark Ferguson found fhe
hooks fo his liking fo garner 22 poinfs exacfly.
Affer leading 20-I5 af half, fhe Orioles losf
fheir fif+h sfraighf fo Chrisfiansbgurg. 53-39.
Mark Ferguson scored IO, Doug Divers 9. and
Buddy Wirf 8, fo lead Oriole scoring.
Alfhough playing a good game. fhe Orioles
Iosf fo a superior Radford feam 68 fo 44. Dean
Tesfer and Buddy Wirf fook scoring honors wifh
In fhe lasf game of fhe season. fhe Orioles
losf a hearfbreaker fo Narrows. 57-54. Doug
Divers was high man by scoring I7 poinfs.
Five seniors finished fheir high school ca-
reers by oufplaying buf losing fo fhe Green
We sincerely appreciafe fhe unfiring efforfs
' D ' . ,sQ',.g.,lEQ'
I - 1-x -TTQYSBY.-si ' 'L '
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of Coach Bill Planf and fhe bQ'ys.shoyred.go'd2zI". I -,
sporfsmanshipi alfhough only having aifair sea--
sonj . A I I I. ' U,
VARSITY FOOTBALLQI1. I i
new coaches. Mr. Vic Kreifer and Mr. .Bill Blanf. i' L,
we give our hearffelf fhanks-fo1fhem'for fheir L. I 6 I I
pafience, efforf, and generosify in giving of g
fheir valuable knowledge displayed fo an emi-I I H A' I
nenf degree fhroughouf fhenenfire season.f 'L . I j I
ss earns BASIXE BALL IJ ,, I 1
Under Ihe guidance and Eggship igfxl kwa
Coach ifer.-ffiefqrrls hfsd-xladqegipcsuggesf I
season.. ' h ga orf fime fo pr fic . r. Q.
Krelfer Ulde,g!QyIedSn2'lEb+4Q' Idk133mwJJ,9,Lx5i
fhe'IowlgiiQgfjhe score. + .Q W V Q' Vi
This feam consisfedi o Piss .fi uri A
barger, Elizabefh Sfoofsua len Bau . af 'X ,r I
guards. and Carle Shuffle-'xrgeg JoaffMidkiff.
and Sylvia Dalfon af forwagssl X5
Such able subsfifufes as Beffy'do-Brown.
Peggy Whifeman. Wanda Smifh. Vivian Riffey.
Marjgaref Gregory. Sue Spraff. Eleanor Leach.
Ezma Lee King. Crysfal Sfafford. Mary Yelfon. y
and Sally Lou Gilmer. composed fhe resf of fhel'
squad. I ' I 4
In fhe season opener. fhe Orioleffes downed
1 . ..
fhe Draper sexfef. 46-4I, in f-he,laffer's,gym..ThgK I if ' .Aj
enfire squad looked good wifh Joan Midkiff -and .v 7-':'5.'
Carle Shufflebarger showing fhe way wifh 27 '
and ll poinfs. respecfively. .
William Fleming, furnishing 'rhe opposilion.
fhe lassies nailed anofher vicfory by fhe score of
24-I4. If was iusf a case of foo much Midkiff
and Shufflebarger, who neffed I2 and I0 poinfs.
On a iaunf fo Blacksburg. fhe female half of
Ihe baskefball forces of P. H. S. hammered ouf
a 35-I8 win fo remain undefeafed. Carle Shuf-
flebarger scored I7 poinfs and was followed by
Joan Midkiff wifh I I.
The sexfef nexf downed a game. by ouf-
classing Pearisburg feam fo fhe fune of 32-I I.
This fime scoring honors again wenf 'ro Carle
Shufflebarger wifh I4 markers.
When fhe lassies fraveled fo Narrows fhey
came home wifh sfill anofher win, fhis fime by a
50-3I margin. Carle Shufflebarger wenf on a
scoring spree and finally neffed 28 poinfs.
Traveling nexf fo Roanoke. fha P. H. S. sex-
fef came ouf on fhe fop end of a 3I-29 score.
Sylvia Dalfon sfole fhe Iimelighf and poked in I2
poinfs. n -
The girls confinued fheir winning ways by
frouncing a Pearisburg ouffif by a 29-25 margin.
Liffle Joan Midkiff garnered I4 poinfs fo show
fhe way fo vicfory.
. The only loss suffered by fhe Orioleffes was
af fhe hands of fhe Radford sexfef fo fhe fune
of 27-I7. Carle Shufflebarger was high scorer 1
wifh 9 poinfs. ' ,.
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page sixty-three' I ' " ,
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