THE GOLDEN AGE OF JHS ~ 1955 ~ Page II

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Playing at the Roosevelt Theater in early January was Rod Cameron in “Ride the Man Down’ on Friday and Saturday. “The Kentuckian” on Monday and Tuesday and “A Prize of Gold” with Richard Widmark on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Coach John Davis~ Head Football Coach and Athletic Director.

Front Row~ Left to Right; Billie Dean McCain, Patricia Venable, Captain Stevie Blackstock, Pat Satterfield. Second Row ~ Maxine Silman, Junan Davis, Annette Crumley, Treva Glosson, and Joyce Payne.

Dragon Majorette Corps ~ Catherine James, Brenda Nabors, Jackie Brooks, Mary Ellen Wilhite, Libby whitmire and Mildred Bone.

First Row~ Left to Right; Dan Hutchins, Robert Taylor, Charles Gilbert, Bobby Manus, Second Row ~ Left to Right; Donald Marlow, Monk Tolbert, Wayne Wages, Ed Stancil and Columbus Williamson. Third Row ~ Left to Right; Gilmer Glenn, Benny Thompkins, Bucky Johnson, Jerry Black, Webster Samples, C. Fleeman, H, Cooper and Woodrow Stewart. Not shown Billy Ricks, Howard Langford and and Bobby Nix.

Marlow scores against Winder.

Ed Stancil sets up a Dragon Score versus Commerce with aid from Woodrow Stewart.

Dragon Captain Donald Marlow and Pat Satterfield.

Donald Marlow.

Stadium's packed again! We love them Dragons!

Trophy winners ~ Bobby Pethel, Webster Samples, Woodrow Stewart and Dan Hutchins.

Basketball Cheerleaders ~ Patricia Venable, Mildred Bone, Mary Nelle Sosebee, Linda Hale, Peggy Brooks, Stevie Blackstock, and Betty Sue Massey.

Front Row ~ Left to Right; Mary Jo Gaily, Sarah Ellen Shropshire, Libby Whitmire, Jane Standridge, Jeanette Whitehead, Doris Skelton, Mary Frances McNeal, Linda Meade and Reba Ricks. Second Row ~ Left to Right; Coach Mary Alice Clower, Lilly Murphy, Junan Davis, Jackie Wilson, Barbara Wilson, Joyce Woods, Martha Langford, Maxine Silman and Mary Nell Davis.

Junan Davis fights for a loose ball versus Winder.

Girls Basketball schedule and results.

Front Rwo ~ Left to Right; Webster Samples, Lewis Gaily, Wayne Wages, Herschel Middlebrooks, Tom Henderson and Dan Hutchins. Second Row ~ Left to Right; Benny Tompkins, Bucky Johnson, Jerry Edwards, Howard Langford and Coach Fred McManus.

Jerry Edwards grabs a rebound for the Dragons.

Bucky Johnson goes high for a rebound against Winder.

Boys Basketball schedule and results.

Tennis team members were; Jackie Wilson, Martha Langford, Sarah Ellen Shropshire for the girls and Danny Carithers and Herschel Middlebrooks for the boys.

1955 Jefferson High School Class Reunion. July 31, 2011. 1st row: Miss Martha Jo Blackstock (teacher), Josephine Pass Allen, Mary Alice Evans Williams, Mildred Venable Murphy, Hilda Logan Bowman, Clara Carruth Jones. 2nd row: Agnes Payne Bell, Marian Legg Mahaffey, Don Eberhart, Pat Satterfield Johnson, Nellie Sue Daniel. 3rd row: Tom Henderson, Bill Langford, Howard Cooper, Jerry Edwards, Jackie Wilson Smith, Dan Hutchins.

A 1955 scene from the Jefferson Day Camp.

A typical Valentine from around 1955.