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Wills Point Championship in Girls Basket Ball 1917

This newspaper clipping is from the late Mrs. Aude McWilliams collection. It is owned by her daughter, Mrs. Hazel (McWilliams) Goode McEnturff, wife of Eddy McEnturff of Edgewood, Texas. Another clipping of this same paper, was dated 1917.

Submitted by Betty Pickens Phillips

Text beneath photo: The above cut represents the girl's basket ball team of the Wills Point High School, who in addition to winning the county cahmpionship series for Van Zandt county, have a record of playing nine games during the season without losing a single game. They will contest for district honors at Greenville in April.

Top row, reading from left to right: Miss Mildred Pilley, coach, Miss Willie Gilmore, manager. Second row: Misses Ione Thatcher, Mary Russell and Sarah Taylor. Bottom row: Misses Teola Pierce, Nancy Wynne and Kate Curtis.


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