|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm
of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 2/26/1931 and 3/5/1931.
Patrons of the Grantsville graded school should protest against the
practice of allowing children to play basketball against teams imported
into Grantsville which are composed of grown men much older and heavier
than the children set to play against them. There is too much danger
of the little ones becoming crippled or maimed for life.
A little more attention to school work and maintenance of discipline
in a decent manner, in the graded school, would probably be more welcome
to the patrons of the school than the pitiful sight of small boys dodging
between the legs and tangeling up in the whiskers of their elderly opponents
in vain and repeated attempts to win a basketball game.
Keep the kids on the sand lots where they will develop a better balanced
sense of athletics than can be pumped into them by high pressure methods
employed in the Grantsville graded school.
There are no graded school children playing basketball on the Grantsville
Jr. High basketball team.
There is only one boy from the graded school out for the team, but he
The first two years of high school is called Jr. High work. That
is why the team is called Grantsville Jr. High school. - Truslow S. Waldo