Huddle up for some 1962 Cherokee High football

Go deep for the pass – and the past, with this football program for the Warriors’ kick-off to the 1962 season. The game against Milton on September 7 (which they won 20-0) set them running for a 4-5-1 season record.

The entire team is on the back:

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The cover of the program is nicely styled (jotted-down phone number not part of the original design!)


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Who was on the team and who were cheerleaders? Check out the roster …


Click or tap to enlarge – Note the ad from the previous page is bleeding into this page a bit at the bottom left.

The program also included this more candid shot:


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The advertisements throughout also give a glimpse into the businesses around Canton and Cherokee County at the time. How many are still in business? Not many.

List of names mentioned on the roster:

David Penson
Will Heath
Kenny Bedelle
Richard Manous
Bill McFarland
Theron Knight
Benny Richards
David Donley
Jim Crawford
Tom Cullens
Tom Bagwell
Kenneth Dunn
Jimmy Stephens
Mike Hunt
Leslie Brackett
Tommy Pharr
Charles Wynn
Jimmy Sams
Eddie Watkins
Tom Pinyan
Don Towers
Ronnie Holbert
Leslie (Lesley) Cox
Jimmy Cantrell
Gary Haynes
Sam Wilson
Ed Cochran

Managers: Philip Adams and Bobby Blalock
Coaches: Charles Howell, Jim Norton, Huelan Hill, Clarence Blevins, Harold Scott

Cheerleaders: Sue Boston (captain), Jerry Ann Jerrett (co-captain), Judy Boston, Sandy Burke, Barbara Bobo, Wanda Thompson, Sandra Bettis, Judy Blanton, Carolyn Perry, Patricia Peacock, Carolyn Peacock

More about football and Cherokee High on Canton Rewind

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