1925 Port William High girls basketball


The 1925 Port William girls basketball team, from left to right, front row, Myrtle Constant, Phyllis Hiney, Gladys Lynch, Carol May Conklin, Lorena Stephens; back row, Velda Wilt, Frances Hook, Winona Rudd and coach Thelma Stephens. According to the newspaper clipping from which this photo was taken, 1925 was the last for girls high school basketball because it was thought the sport would be injurious to girls’ health.

The 1925 Port William girls basketball team, from left to right, front row, Myrtle Constant, Phyllis Hiney, Gladys Lynch, Carol May Conklin, Lorena Stephens; back row, Velda Wilt, Frances Hook, Winona Rudd and coach Thelma Stephens. According to the newspaper clipping from which this photo was taken, 1925 was the last for girls high school basketball because it was thought the sport would be injurious to girls’ health.