Staley High School — Americus, Georgia

Posted by DaveSanders | Georgia | Posted on March 10th, 2010

A. S. Staley High School online yearbooks

A. S. Staley High School online yearbooks


A. S. Staley High School

Americus, GA

Mascot: Tigers

Colors: ????

Year opened: ????
Year closed: ????

—————————————————————————————————–
Below are miscellaneous notes, links, etc. we have gathered about Staley High School so far. If you have any corrections or additions, please leave a comment below.
—————————————————————————————————–

(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:

GIRLS
FIRST TEAM
Forward, Mahomes, Staley High
Forward, Williams, Union Normal
Forward, Evans, Union Normal
Guard, Williams, Brooks High
Guard, Dillard, Staley High
Guard, Watkins, Douglas High
SECOND TEAM
Forward, Brister, Brooks High
Forward, Mack, Mount Moriah
Forward, Morning, Tifton
Guard, Barber, Union Normal
Guard, L. Williams, Mt. Moriah
Guard, Kitchen, Staley High
BOYS
FIRST TEAM
Forward, G. Flourney, Center High
Forward, J. Boyd, Center High
Center, Hayes, Staley High
Guard, Jackson, Staley High
Guard, Lewis, Brooks High
SECOND TEAM
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:
GIRLS
GIRLS, FIRST PLACE
– Brooks High (Quitman)
SECOND PLACE
– Staley High (Americus)

THIRD PLACE
– Union Normal (Bainbridge)
BOYS, FIRST PLACE
– Center High (Waycross)
SECOND PLACE
– Staley High (Americus)

THIRD PLACE
– Brooks High (Quitman)

—————————————————————————————————–

Please help us fill in the blanks about Staley High School. Leave a comment to share your memories or to add to our information.

One Response to “Staley High School — Americus, Georgia”

  1. BVB says:

    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.

Leave a Reply