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New Bethlehem, PA High School Football Team 1929

New Bethlehem, PA High School Football Team 1929

The Article reads: FORTY YEARS AGO, New Bethlehem High School was represented by a football team that was on the threshold of achieving a mark never matched in gridiron history locally. From this 1929 team came the nucleus of the 1930 squad that was unbeaten and unscored upon in ten games.

Pictured left to right, front, are: Junior Shoemaker, Albert Fowkes, Andy Cherico, Max Mowery, Pete Slagle, Gerald Horne, Joe Hager, Wayne Wyant and Glenn Shoemaker.

Second row: Gene Martz, Leon Miller, Charles Saunders, John Hodgson, Barney McIntire, Jack Fox, Jessie Bair, Geno Veronesi, unknown and Prof. L. S. Bromley.

Third row: Coach Ernest Hensley, James Tosh, James Mills, Joe Shumaker, Max Smith, Stanley Martz, Laverne Greenalch, James Martz, Tom Moore and John Sterner, a member of the first New Bethlehem High School Team in 1922 and who assisted with the squads in the following years.

Fourth Row: Minola Silvis, Joe Cherico, Perry Shreckengost, Prof. Groveer C. Bair, Clair (Saul) Shaffer, Howard Nophaker, and Raymond Allori.


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