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Maroon Wave Football Team

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(All County honors-*Honorable Mention/**Second Team/***First Team)
First Row: *Donald Dye, Woody Price, Jimmy Price, ***John Borosky,**Marvin Woodie, Bill Davis,  Phillip Muscatello, Jimmy Brown,*Jack Green
Second Row:  J. Woods, Phillip Brunschwyler, Johnny Hurd,**Tony Zaganini, John David,**Norman Farthing, Odell Hamden
Third Row:  Joseph Gamendi, Charles Surber, Kyle Bailus, **Wilson Wedgewood, John Bearzi,***Bill Bridges(also Special Honorable Mention All State), Bobby Hatfield, *Joe Orrison
Fourth Row:  Howard Wirt, Bobby Marrs, unknown, Carlyle Bolen, unknown, Sonny Burton, Johnny Knea(?), unknown
Fifth Row:  James Blankenship, Eli Bassett, Fred Brewster (Team Manager), unknown, Ernie Soter,unknown,unknown,unknown,unknown,unknown, John Dionback-Volunteer Assistant
Sixth Row:  Coach Vernon Calloway, unknown, Andy Greer, unknown, George Antonacci

Football Team Record:
Won 5, Lost 4, Tied 1
Iaeger 12-0
Mullens 14-0
Elkhorn 20-0
Bluefield 6-51
Big Creek 6-6
Princeton 19-26
Northfork 26-0
Williamson 7-12
Beckley 6-18
Gary 20-0

"Since the war was on, Coach could not get equipment for us.  My  senior year we had black uniforms with red trim and numbers.  We looked like the Gary Coaldiggers.  We only had three pairs of new shoes.  Bill Bridges, John Borosky, and myself  got the new shoes." Norm Farthing WHS '46

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'44-'45 WHS Basketball Team
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