As reported 49 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, Nov. 28, 1957:
Harlem scores basketball wins
Last Tuesday night, the Harlem boys won 69-53 against St. Angelo Academy at Aiken. The Harlem team was led by sophomore E.G. Meybohm, who scored 26 points.
Friday night, the boys won 62-58 against Dearing, scoring 30 points in the final quarter. Johnny Morris scored 21 points and E.G. Meybohm scored 18 points.
Next Tuesday, the boys hope to score their fourth victory at home against Hephzibah High.
The Harlem girls team won against St. Angelo, 37-19, and lost 41-35 against Dearing. Jean Hardy was the leading scorer of the St. Angelo game, scoring 12 points for Harlem. On Friday, Jane Kipp was the high scorer for Harlem with 18 points.
Georgia Power official speaks
On Monday night, Georgia Power Co. officials and Rotary members from Thomson visited the Harlem Rotary Club.
A committee from the Woman's club served the dinner and Hulon Hatcher, program chairman, presented as his speaker for the evening Parker McRae, who spoke on the subject "Community Planning."
McRae is the Athens Georgia Power Co. public relations official.
The program chairman for Dec. 2 will be Ed Cook, who will present the Rev. Lansing D. Tinsley, pastor of Evans Church, as his speaker.
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