Ambler High School - Pinnacle Yearbook (Ambler, PA)

 - Class of 1942

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CROSS COUNTR The cross-counTry Team, coached by Mr. SCHEDULE Menna, had a successTul season. The Troians had Tour vicTories and Two deTeaTs. The long disTance runners placed -TiiTh ouT oT ThirTeen schools in The DisTricT Championship which was held aT The Cabb's Creek Golf Course in Philadelphia. The Team won iTs meeTs wiTh AbingTan, Haver- Tord and BoyerTown, and in The lasT meeT aT The season, aT Lansdale, The Troians won by a scare of 23-32. In This meeT, Ambler's WesTly Kerns esTablished a new course record and The Team had Tour ouT aT The TirsT Tive runners To Tinish The race. During The season, Ambler bowed To Lans- dale and CenTral High School. MosT of The squad was made up oT new runners. The boys worked hard, Training Tar The Two and one-halT mile run. iT was due To The enThusiasm oT The Team and The work oT Their able coach, Mr. Menna, ThaT The Trojan harriers came Through wiTh a good record. Y Ambler . .... 24 AbingTon .. .,..3l Lansdale .. .... 25 Ambler .. ....3O Ambler . .... 20 Haverford ... .,..35 Ambler . .,,. 22 BoyerTown ... ,...33 CenTral lPhila.l ,... 20 Ambler .. ,,.. 35 Ambler . ........ 23 Lansdale .. . . . .32 NoTe: Low scare wins in cross-counTry. Angelo F. Menna, Coach WalTer Ka rpecilc, Ca pf. Herman AshTon Hugh Bullard Wesley Kerns Charles Gambino Edward KreTchmer 7. Lloyd Mifsch 8. John Spears 9, Franlr Thomas IO. RoberT Thompson I I. HerberT Williams l2. Edward Wyrwas Manager, RoberT Janes FirsT Row: R. Jones, E. Wyrwas, H. Bullard, R. Thompson, L. MiTch, C. Gambino. Second Row: J. Spears, H. AshTon, W. Kearns, Mr Menna, W. Karpecilc, E. KreTchmer, H. Williams.

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Only Three leTTermen: Lane, CurTis and Mc- Firsf Row: D, Camassa, H. OTT, H. Whisler, A. Presberry, M. GanT, F. Serrao, J. Johnson, A. Meroila, W. Jackson, J. Heywood, E. Kelly. Second Row: E, KreTschmer, H. Williams, D. Fernandez, E. Zerbonski, W. Kerns, C. CurTis, P. Lane, W. Ball, J. l-lolz, M. Camasso, M. MasTramaTTo, W. TaTe. Third Row: Mr. Lauder. J. Signore, F. Rocchino, C. Gambino, W. Kalb, W. Marana, R. Parker, C. Lucas, G. Leh. E. McCourT, J. Finore, R. Thompson, W. LiTTle. Fourfh Row: J. Newman, A. McCoy, P. Sandilos, L. Davies, D. WalberT, J. Spears, G. Marlcley, D. F'isTelli, R. Shoemalcer, B. Engle. TRACK Ambler High Schools I94I Track Team lived up To The Tine TradiTian ThaT has been esTab- lished by The Track Teams aT Tormer years. Under The waTchTul eye aT Their new coach, Mr. Lauder, The Traclc candidaTes developed inTa well-Trained, well-disciplined aThleTes, capable aT giving Tine performances in all The evenTs. Facing one aT The TaughesT schedules ever encounTered by an Ambler Team, Coach Lauder wasTed no Time in calling Tor candidaTes. Run- ners, as well as boys who inTended To parTicipaTe in The weighT evenTs. reparTed early in The Spring. Whenever The weaTher was naT TiT, The Tellows worked auT in The gym. CarT, reTurned To The squad This year. Coach Lauder deserves a greaT deal aT crediT Tar his paTience an-d unTiring eTTorTs in worlcing wiTh many inexperienced boys, and Tor his abiliTy Ta Turn ouT a very capable Team. ThroughouT The Tough campaign, The runners held up excepTionally well, improving wiTh each meeT. Their Tine perTormances may be aTTribuTed direcTly To Their excellenT condiTianing and To Their peTsisTenT work. Williams and KreTchmer proved To be mainsTays among The milers. Half- milers included AshTan, Lucas and LiTTle. CurTis usually led The Ambler quarTer-milers while The hundred-yard dash and The Two-TwenTy-yard dash were run by CurTis, HoTFman, Gransby and TaTe. One aT Ambler's chieT prides was The Junior High relay Team composed aT Marana, Kalb, STevens, and Leh. This group perTormed very well cover- ing a good biT aT TerriTory in remarkably shorT Time. The hurdles were usually run by Lane, Ball, and Thompson. CuriTs led The Ambler high jumpers ThroughouT The season buT Coles and HasTings also per- Tarmed well in ThaT evenT. The chief pole vaulT- ers were McCorT. Camassa, and HasTings. Lane and Ball carried The brunT aT The worlc in The discuss and shoT puT evenTs. The mainsTays in The broad iurnp evenT were CurTis and Gransby. Ambler laclsed iavelin Thrawers This year, buT MasTromaTTa, l-lolz and Ball held up Ambler's end aT This evenT. The Traclc season was a successTul one and The perTormance aT The boys This year can lead us To believe ThaT There will be an even beTTer Traclc season in I943. April I7 CenTral High ... .... Home April 22 DaylesTown ..,..,... ...... H ame April 29 BrisTol .........,....... .......... H ame May 2 Ursirius lnTerscholasTics .... , ...Collegeville May 9 ManTgamery CounTy MeeT May I3 Lower Merion ....... ,,.... . .Lower Merion May I6 P. l. A. A. DisTricT MeeT ..... ..Upper Darby May 20 NarrisTawn .,..,,..............., NorrisTawn May 23 Springfield .,..,,.....,.......... Springfield May 23 P. l. A. A. STaTe Championship. .STaTe College May 29 BuxmonT League MeeT. ,, ,.......... Sell-Perl:

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Firsf Row: E. Kelly, G. Leh, W. Kalb, W, Marana, J. Signore, C. Dager, F. Rocchino, J. Finore, O. VonAppen, Mr. Kunsman. Second Row: R. Grazaino, J. Rocchino, J. DelConfe, J. Serrafore, A. Bimson, A. Zafforano, C. Deon E. Gransby, W. Pugliese, J. DeLuca. Third Row: H. Hoffman, C. Rainey, F. DeRienzo, D. Pisfelli, L, Angelichio, L. Hopwood, J, Wolf, B, Ambers. .JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL. The Junior High foofball Team, coached by Mr. Kunsman, found fhe going a liffle hard of firsf, buf The Blue and Gold came fhrough wifh a fine record. Togefher fhe Team wenf info baffle: win, lose, or draw, fhe Trojans always foughf hard. The Blue and Gold opened fhe season wifh fheir old rival, Thomas Williams, and were sef back by a I3-6 score. The following week fhey fell fo a sfrong Weldon feorn, 6-O. This was only fhe beginning. The Troians nexf mef Abingfon and were deleafed by a score of 32-6. A liffle discouraged, fhe Blue and Gold fearn came back fighfing and fools fhe spark auf of Elkins Park by defeofing Them I3-6. They ended fheir schedule by defeafing Lansdale, I4-O, in a fine exhibifion of foofboll and 'rhus closed a hard foughf season. I IO-POUND FOOTBALL Firsf Row lSiHingl: W. Jackson J. Hawkes, H, Wolff, D, Comassa H. Mahoney, D. Comburn, W MacLoughlin, J. Haywood, C Plefscher, E. Dean. Second Row: Mr. Moak, H. Whis ler, manager: A. Carr, E. Gan? M. Ganf, W. King, J. Haywood A. Zaffarano, T. Masfrornaffeo B. Douglass, C. Seymore, C Mann, E. Off, manager. 42

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