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Hensler's where the elite didn't eat:-):-)
Hensler`s where the elite didn`t eat:-):-)
The Man
The Man
In 1958, the Blue Devils tied Thomasville 13-13 for the state title. Shown above, from left to right, are Varsity Team m
In 1958, the Blue Devils tied Thomasville 13-13 for the state title. Shown above, from left to right, are Varsity Team members: (first row) [it Reinhardt, Frank James, Eddie Polley, Billy Deal, Kit Bell, Bill Dahlberg, Hugh Duncan, and Larry McLendon; (second row) Tommy Wolfe, Mark Thompson, Richard Roller, David Browning, "Charlie Horse" Jones, "Ditto" Thomas, Andy Wiley, and Freddie Guy; (third row) Bill Lash, Albert Grizzard, Larry Pearson, Jerry Owens, LeRoy Garner, Calvin Lott, Tommy Robinson, Jon Henson, and Mike Herron; (fourth row) Edwin Pritchett, Merrill Dye, Neil Passmore, Phil Frontier, Stanley Hunt, Jim Popp, Jimmy Waldron, and Stanley Bell; (fifth row) Manager Chris Wren, Coach Harry Logue, Coach Calvin Ramsey, Coach Tifton Goza, Manager Johnny Fletcher, and Manager "Tonto" Coleman.
Coach Ramsey led Avondale High School's football team, the Blue Devils from 1951 to 1969, to legendary heights, never l
Coach Ramsey led Avondale High School`s football team, the Blue Devils from 1951 to 1969, to legendary heights, never losing more than one game a year. Ramsey posted a 167-33-8 record, a DeKalb county best. Calvin Ramsey was a graduate of Mississippi State University and a WWll Navy veteran. Married for 52 years to wife, Helen, they parented five children. Calvin Ramsey, 74, passed away on August 24, 1999.
Avondale Beats Decatur
Avondale Beats Decatur
Avondale Shakes it up
Avondale Shakes it up
1960 Football Team
1960 Football Team
1960 Football Roster
1960 Football Roster
Clockwise Ginger Martin, Selah Reed. Sharon Reiley, Linda Simeli, Jill Thomas Co-Captain, Anne Powell Captain, Sandra Re
Clockwise Ginger Martin, Selah Reed. Sharon Reiley, Linda Simeli, Jill Thomas Co-Captain, Anne Powell Captain, Sandra Reiley Co-Captain, Pam Thompson, Darlene Arwood, Gwen Arwood, Judy Beggs
Avondale vs. Valdosta It was a long ride home
Avondale vs. Valdosta It was a long ride home
The Roster.  Our big men were Freddie Guy, Bill Mobley, Leonard Sumner, and Gene Reed at 180lbs.  It was a stretch in so
The Roster. Our big men were Freddie Guy, Bill Mobley, Leonard Sumner, and Gene Reed at 180lbs. It was a stretch in some cases. It was a 38 man roster. Many teams today will have a roster of over 100 and 175lbs would be light for a running back.
Majorettes - L to R Brinda Hammond, Clair Harbin, Marilan Moore, Lynn Sirmans, Linda Mulligan
Majorettes - L to R Brinda Hammond, Clair Harbin, Marilan Moore, Lynn Sirmans, Linda Mulligan
Coaches
Coaches
Basketball
Basketball
Drill Team and Majorettes
Drill Team and Majorettes
George (AKA Butch) has just been told to not let Billy Lothridge get outside.
George (AKA Butch) has just been told to not let Billy Lothridge get outside.