HILL OPPOSES WINDBER TOMORROW
Evening Times - September 18, 1936
Underdogs In Opener In Pennsylvania Town; Bratt's Services
Bobby Cavanaugh's Fort Hill School gridiron warriors
will invade Windber, Pa. tomorrow where the Maroon and
White will open its 1936 football schedule at 2:30 p.m.
against a highly-favored Windber High School eleven.
delegation of 35 players will carry the colors of the
Johnson Heights school in the inaugural game of the
season as well as the first game for any Fort Hill football
past and present records of Windber High means anything,
Fort Hill looms as the underdog. The Pennsylvanians,
coached by Harold "Duke" Weigle and Charles
"Ding" Schaeffer, have been undefeated in
29 consecutive games. This string was started midway
in the 1933 season when the team copped the Pennsylvania
season, Windber has scored a 60-0 decision over Franklin
High and a 48-0 verdict over Shade Township.
Cavanaugh announced last night that Ed Bratt, star back,
will not be able to play tomorrow on account of a leg
will select his starting players from the following:
- Barley, Blake, Mason, Bratt. Tackles - Campbell, Burns,
Brakeall and Roth. Guards - Lisanti, Hudson, Walburn
and Wilt. Centers - Arthur, Mitchell and Kammauf. Quarterbacks
- Fisher, Kelley and H. Butts. Halfbacks - Henderson,
Minnicks, Reichert, Spottore and Bland. Fullbacks -
Cosgrove and Feeney.