>Crescent City California News, Sports, & Weather | The Triplicate

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google
Updated 3:46pm - Sep 2, 2014

Home arrow Opinion arrow Columnists arrow Warrior Memories

Warrior Memories

Warrior Memories: The fabulous Baker boys

During my years of playing sports at Del Norte High School, teams always had at least one of the Baker boys as a real strong part of the program.

Jack was the oldest of the brothers, graduating in 1949. He was an outstanding football player during his senior year. I remember him giving me more than one hard knock during my first year on the Warrior gridiron squad. Jack was joined on the team by his two younger brothers, Harry and Norman “Shorty.”

For Harry, who graduated in 1951, this was the start of an excellent football career. He became one of the Warriors’ top running backs as well as an excellent defensive back. While football was Harry’s best sport he also made significant contributions to the basketball and track and field programs. He also had musical talents as we sat side by side in the band playing the baritone horns. He was a fun teammate both in the band as well as on the football field.

Read more...
 
<< Start < Previous page 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Next page > End >>



Del Norte Triplicate:

312 H Street
P.O. Box 277
Crescent City, CA 95531

(707) 464-2141
webmaster@triplicate.com

Follow The Triplicate headlines on Follow The Triplicate headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use