West Lafayette High School - Scarlet and Gray Yearbook (West Lafayette, IN)

 - Class of 1944

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OUR FINE FOOTBALL TEAM Ist row: Swindler, Dietrich, Smith, Baumgardt, Halwick, Thise. 2nd row: Ritenour, Elrod, Mann, Donham, Canfield, Prentice, McCormick, Halwick. 3rd row: Coach Mackey, Guard, Capps, Ryder, Lang, Hedworth, Asst. Coach Cornell. {th row: Allen, Thise, Collings, Kizer, Isenbarger. The W. L. team started off the 1943 season in an encouraging manner by trimming Washington of Indianapolis, 38 to 0. The grid- ders kept their name in the “win” column the next week-end by slipping and sliding to a muddy 27 to 0 victory over Hoopeston. As you may have guessed, it was raining; but there was hard blocking and tackling. Bill Canfield scored all of the W. L. touchdowns. On October 1, W. L. knocked off their traditional rival from the other side of the beautiful Wabash. The game ended with a 14 to 0 Page forty-six

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COACH MALCOLM MACKEY Coach Mackey started his career at W. L. in 42. Since then he has coached two football teams to undefeated sea- sons. He has coached basketball and track. In the summer he supervises rec- reation. He teaches health and physical education classes. He is liked by every- one in school with the exception of a few disillusioned souls who were completely wrecked on his obstacle course. Cheer Leaders Jacqueline Norris Martha Schroyer Elizabeth Holden John VanderPloeg Don Schweidler CHEER LEADERS Some of the success of our athletic achievements is due to our cheer leaders. In rain or shine, winning or losing, they lead the school in the yells which often stimulate our athletes to make their finest efforts. The colorful uniforms of the cheer leaders add to the games. All of the leaders have vigor and pep. They deserve credit for Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! West Side! West Side! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! West Side! West Side! Rah! Rah! West Side! page forty-five



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score in our favor. It was W. L. all the way with Donham and Canfield leading. Another victim of the fighting Red Devils was Peru. This was the twentieth straight win for us, and oddly enough a 20 to 0 score was the outcome of the game. Big Burr Prentice’s line play was one of the highlights of the game. W. L. walked over, trampled, and pounded into the ground a hapless Frankfort team with a 41 to 0 score. The game was a track meet, with only one school participating. Monticello was the next on the list of W. L. victims. We won easily, but we were scored on for the first time of the season. The score that appeared in the newspaper the next day was 27 to 2. The paper also mentioned that Hudlow and Canfield led the backs, while Prentice and Swindler led the linemen. Page forty-seven

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