THE GOLDEN AGE OF JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL 1952

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Coach John Davis established a “Fun Night” on Thursday Night at the Jefferson Community Gym. Locals citizens could participate in volleyball, table tennis, handball, racket ball, ping pong and other events as they chose.

Coach Davis completed plans for various recreation basketball programs scheduled at the Jefferson Community gym. There was eight-under basketball for boys and girls on Saturday Morning. A 15 to 18 program called “Senior League” for those not involve in high school basketball on Monday nights. A championship league consisted on amateur teams like McEver and Jefferson Mills on Wednesday nights.

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1952 Jefferson High School Annual.

Jefferson High School gymnasium in 1952.

The Jefferson High School Vo-Agriculture building behind the First Baptish Church parking lot.

The Jefferson shop - directly behind the Nat Hancock residence.

Mrs. G.D. Appleby ~ School Secretary.

Mrs. L. B. ( Miriam ) Moon ~ Jefferson High School Librarian.

Ms. Martha Jo Blackstock ~ Mathematics Instructor.

Mrs. M.O. Morton ( Homemaking ) and Miss Martha Lee ( Busines Education ) .

Coach John W. ( Stooge ) Davis ~ Head football and track coach ~ Athletic Director.

1952 Senior Class Officers ~ Carrol Dadisman, President ~ Lucy Ann Freeman, Secretary ~ Billy Sailors, Vice-President ~ and Hazel Payne, Treasurer.

Top: Jack Butler, Earle Carithers, Bottom; Dot Cook, Cathryn Cooper.

Top; Sarah Barnett, Frank Bell ~ Bottom: Verita Bond, Barbara Brooks.

Top; Peggy Pinson, Davis Roberts ~ Bottom; Shirley Shaw, Frank Shepard.

Top: Y.D. Maddox, Mary George McCain ~ Bottom; Charles Middlebrooks, Charlotte Niblock.

Top; Davis Brooks, Gerald Standridge ~ Bottom; Willie Craig, Margaret Crowe

Top; Sarah Casper, Donald Cole ~ Bottom; Pam Cutts, Bobby Davis.

Jackie Marlow and Don Cole.

Carrol Dadisman and Lucy Ann Freeman.

The 1952 Jefferson Dragons Coached by John W. Davis. ~ First Row; Left to Right; Sidney Johnson, Dwight Howard, Robin Self, Y.D. Maddox, Billy Wilbanks, Robert Taylor, Manager. Second Row; Left to Right: Charles Middlebrooks, Davis Roberts, Marvin Hall, Gerald Brookshire, Nelson Tolbert, and Donald Cole. Third Row; Left to Right; Thomas Crenshaw, Mack Elder, John Anderson, Prince Watkins, Jerry Johnson and Jimmy McRee. Fourth Row; Left to Right; Caroll Dadsiman, Raymond Adams, Charlie Barrett, Earl Carithers and Billy Sailors.

Franklin Shumake and Doris Allen.

Billy Sailors ~ Quarterback.

Football cheerleaders in 1952 were; Gail Roberts, Rachael McEver, Nora Gilbert, Jackie Marlow, Caroline Storey, Joyce Venable, Pat Venable and Pam Cutts. The photo may or may not be listed in precise order by names.

Mack Elder ~ Fullback.

Raymond Adams ~ End.

Sidney Johnson ~ Left Halfback.

Carrol Dadisman ~ Guard.

First Row; Left to Right; annie Jane Lynn, Joyce Venable, Shirley Shaw, and Geraldine Davis. Second Row; Left to Right; Gail Silman, Jackie Marlow, Sarah Barnett, Dot Cook, and Pam Cutts. Third Row; Left to Right; Martha Jean Adams, patricia Venable, Coach Henderson, Mary George McClain, Roberta Crumley and Caroline Storey.

Football Awards; Left to Right; Billy Sailors ~ Most Valuable player, Raymond Adams ~ Best Blocker, Y.D. Maddox ~ Best Defensive Player.

Dragonette Captain Sarah Barnett.

The Jefferson High School Basketball team displays the Regional Trophy. ~ Left to Right; Charles middlebrooks, Sidney Johnson, Charlie Barrett, Coaches Davis and Henderson, John Anderson, Billy Sailors, Franklin Shumake, Davis Roberts, Y.D. Maddox and Marvin Hall.

Charlie Middlebrooks scores for the Dragons. . . . . . . . Return to the top of the page and click on link to go to Page 2 ~ 1952