Yesterday: Spencer High’s basketball team from 1941

  • Posted: Monday, August 26, 2013 12:23 a.m.

Here’s a photograph of the 1941 boys’ basketball team at Spencer High School. Pat Brandt of Spencer provided it to the Post, and she says it belongs to Ross Brandt of Martinsville, Va., who was a member of the squad. Emil Sparger, Judge Tom Seay and Clyde Miller, all of Spencer, helped to identify the members of the team. They are first row, left to right: Bill O’Brien (team manager), Charles Harrison, Charles Sebastian, Frank Sebastian, Jake Sharp, Leon Cress and Robert Watson (team manager). Top row: Lloyd Lentz, James Rimer, O.S. Clark (coach), Ross Brandt and Charles Wagoner.

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