As reported 48 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, Feb. 9, 1961:
Harlem High cited
The citizens of Harlem can be proud of their high school students and the basketball team and cheerleaders for their performance at the CSRA Tournament.
Not only did our people play a good game each time, but their sportsmanship and attitude toward their fellow players is to be commended.
Harlem earned its second CSRA crown in a row when they beat Sparta Saturday with a score of 56-51.
Coach Tom Whitfield is to be commended for his management of the Bulldogs.
- Airman Second Class William E. Swift was selected as the Outstanding Airman of the Month of December 1960 at Presque Isle Air Force Base, Presque Isle, Maine. Smith is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Swift of Harlem.
- Airman Richard E. Albert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph S. Albert of Grovetown, has completed his initial course of Air Force military training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He has been selected to attend the technical training course for administrative clerk in Amarillo, Texas.
- Stanton H. Morris, aviation machinist's mate third class, is serving with Fighter Squadron 51 at the Miramar Naval Air Station, San Diego, Calif. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. S.H. Morris of Harlem.
- Louis R. Whitaker, gunner's mate third class, is serving aboard the destroyer USS Johnston operating out of Charleston, S.C. Whitaker is the son of Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Whitaker of Harlem.
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