Yesterday: Boyden High School football team, 1946

  • Posted: Monday, April 22, 2013 12:30 a.m.

While in school, Kathleen Powell Young loved to attend the football games of Salisbury’s Boyden High School. Here’s a team picture of Boyden High’s 1946 team, a copy of which Young has kept all these years. She took the copied photograph to the 65th reunion of the Class of 1947 last October, and it received plenty of interest. Young did her best to identify all the players in the picture. Here are the players she could remember: First row, left to right: Billy Hardister, Homer Thompson, Donald Leonard, Gilbert Barger, Claude Hunt, Hoyle Furr, Jack Randall, Bill ‘Country’ Barringer and not known. Middle row, left to right: not known, Jack Leonard, Don Whitley, Bill Lentz, Jim Rusher, Bill Ellis, Richard Yarbrough, not known and Lope Linder. Top row: Dwight Shue, not known, Homer Brooks, Ray Wyatt, George Sardis, not known, Doug Grubb, Wayne Wyatt and John Horton.

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