THE GOLDEN AGE OF JHS ~ 1958 ~ Page III

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The Bryan High Boys team won the Regional and District basketball championships. The team consisted of: Aaron Chaney, Horace Maxey, Archie Chaney, Walter Stephens, Robert Davenport, James Rucker, Nathaniel Bolton, Lewis Pittman, Carol Newton, C. D. Kidd and Talmadge Davenport. Coaches were F. H. Mathis and A. J. Aker.

The Bryan High Girls won the Regional basketball and finished second in the District tournament. The Bryan High Girls 1958 basketball team consisted of; - Margie Varnum, Pearl Hardy, Johnnie Bailey, Jessie Rucker, Betty Varnum, Luree Norman, Annie Jackson, Dorothy Alexander, Gwendolyn Williamson, Mary Jackson, Eula Jackson, Annie Reed and Coach Thelma Glenn.

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1957 - 58 Dragonettes ~ Front Row ~ Left to Right; D. Roberts, L. Scoggins, B. Parks, S. Gailey, M. Evans, G. Langford. Second Row ~ Left to Right; E.L. Murphy, D. Skelton, S. Langford, S. Evans, C. Murphy, A. Roberts. Third Row ~ Left to Right; Mrs. Cook, R. Ricks, P. Berryman, M.N. Davis, Junan Davis and L. Meade.

Dragonettes in action.

Junan moves to the basket.

Girls Basketball schedule and results.

THh 1967 - 58 Jefferson Dragons. First Row ~ Left to Right; C. Gilbert, N. Botelho, D. Gasaway, Dan Truluck, Don Truluck, Second Row ~ Left to Right; L. Brothers, G. Duke, Coach Collins, J. Melvin and T. Perry.

Gary Duke wins the toss for the Dragons.

Johnny Melvin hits the jumper for Jefferson.

Coaches Sportsmanship Award Winners for 1958: Junan Davis and Charles Gilbert.

Boys Basketball schedule and results.

Milton Arnold.

Lynn Brothers.

Gary Duke.

Melvin Tolbert.

Front row - L-R - Lynda Hunter ( Hawkins ), Jack Crisler, Junan Crisler ( Davis ), Glenda Tolbert ( Gee ), Barbara Eberhart ( Hemphill ), Doris Skelton ( Lord ), Ann Dalton ( Hewett ), James ( Jim ) Stringer, Mary Grace Blacestock, Charles Anglin, Donald McEver, Charles Anglin, Maxine Brown ( Lord ). Back Row - L-R - Melvin Tolbert, Charles Gilbert, Shelby Langford ( Hicks ), Johnny Melvin, Johnny Davis, Norman Botelho, Sewell Blackstock, Tommy Carithers, Don Truluck, Donald Lord. Present but not in picture - Carol Murphy, Mary Eula Whittimote McKnight, Early McKnight, Martha Brooks Floyd, Sue Brown Truluck, James T. Lord. Guests - Mr. Haley A. Fleming, Sue Holliman, Donald Eberhart, Woodie Morphy, Larry Brooks, Donald Cole, and Cecil Buffington.

Don Cole, all-time Jefferson High School sports star, ( Class of 1954 ) in attendance at the 1958 Class Reunion on September 14, 2013. Pictured in the background is Charles Gilbert.

Junan ( Davis ) Crisler with Cecil Buffington at the Class of '58 reunion.

From the Class of '58 Reunion Dinner at Beef O'Bradfy on June 13, 2015 ~ Seated L-R; James Stringer, Lynda Hawkins, Sewell Blackstock, Carol Murphy, Mary McKnight, Doris Skelton Lord. Standing L-R; Cecil Buffington Charles Anglin, Daniel Gasaway, Monk Tolbert, John Davis, Charles Gilbert, Bobbie Hemphill, John Melvin, Judy Scott Middlebrooks, Reba Holmes Ricks, Shelby Langford, Junan Davis Crisler, and Don Lord.