Yesterday: First football team at Granite Quarry High School

Published 12:00 am Monday, August 28, 2017

Buddy Barger provided this 1951 photograph depicting the first football team at Granite Quarry High School. That’s Barger in the middle at quarterback ready to take the snap from center Frank Merritt. The backfield behind Barger, from left, includes Charles Merritt, Bill Ritchie and A.C. Wagoner. The line in front of Barger, from left, consists of Derek Elium, Wayne Morgan, David Watts, Frank Merritt, John Barringer, Arnold Lesley and Buddy Kluttz.