THE GOLDEN AGE OF JHS ~ 1953 ~ Page II

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For the Dragonettes during the regular season Dot Cook had averaged 25.3 points per game. She scored 478 points as the Dragonettes won 12 games and lost 7 for the season. Cook would attribute her scoring success to Coach Patsy Evans, whom she said taught her the jump shot and driving hook-layup that she performed so well.

 

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Coach John Davis~ Head Football Coach and Athletic Director.

Miss Patsy Evans. Jefferson Women's Athletic Director. Killed in an automoble accident on Christmas Eve in 1952.

Graduating Varsity members of the 53 Dragons ~ Robin Self, John Anderson, Y.D. Maddox and Earl Carithers talk with Coach Davis.

The 1953 Jefferson dragon Football Team ~ First Row ~ Left to Right; Carithers, Manager, Langford, Stansel, Marlow, Cutts, Wages, Duke and Hall. Second Row ~ Left to Right; McMullan, Howard, Toney, Wilbanks, Taylor and Maddox. Third Row ~ Left to Right; Williamson, Johnson, J. Johnson, Anderson, Potts, Carithers, Roberts and Samples.

Tom Williams ~ tackle; Killed in an automobile accident in 1959.

Y.D. Maddox blocks for Toney in a 7 - 6 win over Winder-barrow.

Jefferson Cheerleaders 1953.

Garnette Spratlin presents Locke Potts with the Best Lineman Award.

Henry Robinson presents Y.D. Maddox with the Best Back Award.

First Row ~ Left to Right: Caroline Storey, Pat. Venable, Dot Cook, Pam Cutts and Sarah Barnett. Second Row ~ Left to Right; Jackie Marlow, Shirley Shaw, Mary Grace Spratlin and A. J. Lynn, Third Row ~ Left to Right; Coach Patsy Evans, M.J. Anderson, J. Wilson, N. Potts, R. Crumley, and S.E. Shropshire.

Captain Dot Cook and Co-Captain Pam Cutts prepare to play Clayton. Jefferson won the game 48 - 36.

1952-53 Girls Basketball schedule and results.

Dragons Captains Marvin Hall and Y.D. Maddox.

First Row ~ Left to Right; Wayne Wages, Hershel. Middlebrooks, Howard. Langford and Billy Wilbanks, Second Row ~ Left to Right; Davis Roberts, Tommy Henderson, Marvin Hall, Y.D. Maddox and Don Cole. Third Row ~ Left to Right; Coach Henderson, Locke Potts, Jerry. Edwards, John Anderson and M. Davis, Manager.

Dragon baseball; Front Row ~ Left to Right; Locke Potts, Luther Wilkes, Howard Langford, Bucky Johnson, Jimmy McRee, Donald Garrison, Jimmy McMullan and Nelson Tolbert. Back Row ~ Left to Right; Coach Henderson, Marvin Hall, L. Tonet, Billy Sailors, Y.D. Maddox, C. Jennings, H, Blackstock and Raymond Adams.

In the Ninth District Track and Field Meet Jefferson Placed Second with 44-1/3 points. In the State Track Meet Don Cole placed 3rd in the 100 yard dash and 4th in the 220 yard dash. Track Team Left to Right; Back Row; Caoch Davis, D. Hammond, Lamar Love, B. Davis and Donald Cole. First Row; Left to Right; L. Toney, Dwight Howard, Robin Self, Y.D. Maddox and Marvin Hall.