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Edgewood Bulldog Football Team of 1946--Edgewood, Texas

Submitted by Betty Pickens Phillips

Identification of the team members was done by : Doug Pickens, and Hazel & Eddy McEnturff of Edgewood.

Bottom Row [L-R]: Leon Martin; Doug Phillips; Billy Paul Hindman; Billy Ray Hall; Jud Ramsey; Bill Davis; J.O. Workman; Gene James; Jesse Paul Covin; Billy Ray Gann.

Middle Row [L-R]: Larry Keith James; Benny Joe LaPrade; Robert Hooks; Reggie Gilbert; Billy Smith; Cliff Williams; Bill Martin; Joe Lamon Wilson; Earl Sneed; Billy Duke; Coach I. T. James.

Top Row [L-R]: Odell Heddin; Jim Burden; Billy Ray Norris; Jerry Hooks;
J. D. Yarbrough; Charles Palmer; Earl Long; Edwin Fisher; Henry Humphries; Bobby McEnturff.


This picture is from the collection of Mrs. Aude McWilliams, owned by her daughter, Hazel (McWilliams) Goode McEnturff, wife of Eddy McEnturff of Edgewood. This Bulldog team won the regional football title in 1946. A large picture of them has hung in a place of honor in the Edgewood School from that time. This is a replica of the picture, that was reproduced on a calendar years ago. The old Edgewood High School building is in the background. The late I. T. James, who is pictured here, was honored for his years of great coaching and teaching by having the football field at the new Edgewood School named for him.


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