Staley High School — Americus, Georgia

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A. S. Staley High School

Americus, GA

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(I thought this was pretty good…both the girl’s AND boy’s basketball teams finished second in the South Georgia tournament in 1948.)

[from Atlanta Daily World, Mar. 24, 1948]

Center, Brooks High Schools Win SGAA Tourney Crowns

Waycross, Ga — (SNS) — Center High School of Waycross, Georgia, rolled over Staley High of Americus, Georgia, 37-25 in the finals of the South Georgia Athletic Association tournament here in city auditorium.

In the girls championship game, Brooks High of Quitman, Ga., out-fought Staley High of Americus 32 to 28 to annex the SGAA crown.

The tournament was a very colorful affair with twenty teams participating including Dasher High, Valdesto; Brooks High, Quitman; Douglas High, Thomasville; Hutto High and Union Normal, Bainbridge; Carver High, Dawson; Tift County Training School, Tifton; and Staley High, Americus.

Union Normal copped the third place spot in the girls division, and Brooks High won the third place ranking in the boys. The coaches for the two first place winners were Calvin W. Rutherford, Brooks High and George James, Center High.

The officials for the tournament were Craig and Johnson of Fort Valley State College, Roulhac and Pruitt of Albany State College, Small of Stanton High, Jacksonville. Trophies were presented to the winners.

The All-Conference teams that were selected by the officials were:

Forward, Mahomes, Staley High
Forward, Williams, Union Normal
Forward, Evans, Union Normal
Guard, Williams, Brooks High
Guard, Dillard, Staley High
Guard, Watkins, Douglas High
Forward, Brister, Brooks High
Forward, Mack, Mount Moriah
Forward, Morning, Tifton
Guard, Barber, Union Normal
Guard, L. Williams, Mt. Moriah
Guard, Kitchen, Staley High
Forward, G. Flourney, Center High
Forward, J. Boyd, Center High
Center, Hayes, Staley High
Guard, Jackson, Staley High
Guard, Lewis, Brooks High
Forward, Robinson, Carver High
Forward, J. Woodlock, Pelham
Center, Dixon, Center High
Guard, Horne, Brooks High
Guard, C. Austin, Douglas High

The championship winners were:
– Brooks High (Quitman)
– Staley High (Americus)

– Union Normal (Bainbridge)
– Center High (Waycross)
– Staley High (Americus)

– Brooks High (Quitman)


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  1. In 1994 when Americus City School System is Merged with Sumter County School System of Americus. ten years later, when SCSS Combines, two high schools, Americus High School & Sumter County Comprehensive High School (which formed after consolidation of Plains & Union (Leslie) High Schools) to formed as Americus- Sumter County High School.ASCHS now serving a North and South Campus when Chattahoochee-Flint RESA &ETC now has Fifteen School Systems including: Chattahoochee County Schools, Clay County Schools, Crisp County Schools ,Dooly County Schools,Macon County Schools, Marion County Schools,Muscogee County Schools,Quitman County Schools, Randolph County Schools,Schley County Schools,Talbot County Schools,Taylor County Schools, & Webster County Schools. both located in Ellaville.

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