The Westerner World (Lubbock, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, September 19, 1958 Page: 3 of 4
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Friday, September 19, 1958
THE WESTERNER WORLD
TWO UNIDENTIFIED Crozier idge Hunt in last Fridays' game.
Tech football players tackle Cool- The Westerners defeated Crozier
26 - 6.
Westerners To Baffle Odessa Broncs
For First Victory Since 1952 Championship
The Odessa Broncos, fresh from
a 21-8 victory over Pasadena last
Friday, challenges the Lubbock
High School’s Westerners tonight
at 8 p.m. in Jones Stadium.
The Westerners, also fresh
from a victory, will be trying for
the first LHS win against Odessa
since 1952 when the state cham-
pionship Westerners defeated the
In 1956, the Westerners lost
to Odessa 35-34 and again last
year the Broncos proved too
much for the Westerner eleven
when they downed them 13-0.
The powerful Broncos are rat-
ed high among the Texas school-
boy teams. Having a good passer,
the Odessa team is strong both
on a running game and a pass-
The Westerners will meet the
tough Broncos with a split-T of-
fense and various types of de-
Probably starting line-up of the
Westerners will include Jerry
Parsons and Larry Jones at ends;
Bobby Hall and Jesse Headley at
tackles; guards Hershel Elmore
and either Jackie Nichols or Jer-
ry Seymour; and center, Alan
Probable backfield starters will
be either Steve Rodgers or Akie
Sanders at quarterback, Richard
Fifer and Darwin Hilliard at
halfbacks, and Coolidge Hunt at
Chosen For Year
Lynnette McMillan and Doyle
Tucker are newly elected sopho-
more cheerleaders for this year.
Lynnette defeated Janetta New-
ton in a run-off election, Tuesday.
Doyle defeated Charles Adams,
Other cheerleaders in the finals
were Mary Milam, Nancy Henry,
Jane Aderton, and Kay Casey.
Lynnette was cheerleader three
years at O. L. Slaton Junior High,
being head-cheerleader during the
ninth grade. Doyle has had no
Until 6:00 Weekdays
Noon on Saturdays
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All Age Groups
Eugene Bandzevicius _ .
School of Dance Arts “ S!
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Westerners Beat Back Coolidge Hunt Selected
Crozier Tech, 26-6 As First Westerner Of Week
Lubbock High School’s snappy
split-T offense and strong defense
proved too much for Crozier Tech
Friday night, as the Westerners
downed the Wolves 26-6.
Behind the running of Coolidge
Hunt and Darwin Hilliard, the
Westerners scored the first time
they had the ball. Hilliard kick-
ed the extra point to make the
score 7-0. The Westerners lead
the rest of the game.
The first touchdown was made
on a pass play from quarterback
Steve Rodgers to Larry Jones.
Hilliard scored once on a 4-yard
run and again on a 25-yard scam-
per. Hunt scored his six points
on a 5-yard plunge. Junior Dean
Harris booted the other extra
Hunt, the leading ground gain-
er of the game, compiled 165
yards in 21 carries. Hilliard pick-
ed up 46 yards on 10 carries.
Coolidge Hunt, 190-p o u n d
Westerner fullback, was selected
Westerner of the Week after his
yard-gaining performance in Fri-
day night’s trouncing of the Cro-
zier Tech Wolves.
According to Coach Buddy Bro-
thers, after each game, the West-
erner of the Week will be chosen
At SC Office
If students or teachers drive a
car to school, the model, make,
license number and their home
should be registered with the
student council office.
The Safety Committee, headed
by Gary Milburn, junior, has un-
dertaken this project in order to
take care of LHS’s traffic prob-
lems without notifying the po-
by the Westerner squad mem-
Hunt, a letterman in 1956 and
1957, is playing his third year
of football for the Westerner
squad. This year, however, is his
first at the fullback slot.
Previously, Hunt played an
end position. Last year as an end,
he was selected to the District
3-A AAA All-District team, both
offensively and defensively.
When asked how he felt about
receiving the honor, Coolidge re-
plied, “I feel honored to be se-
lected Westerner of the Week,
but since the game was a team
effort, there are many other de-
The 6’ 2” senior’s favorite sub-
ject is Texas History. He is ma-:
joring in history and English.
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