Philippi High School
Football Team 1908

PHS  Football
c.1908

Submitted by Stephanie Carman Durr,
This was football team at Philippi in 1908.

In the middle row, the third one in with striped shirt is Elby Harley Cross and the last one in middle row is Delbert Cross with teacher G. J. Woodford standing behind him.

Front row center is Sherman Poling, holding one end of the pennant which reads "PHS Philippi". Sherman has been identified by Robert Fitzwater who remembers seeing his portrait in the home of his great-grandparents, Oscar Dayton Brady & Belva Blanche Poling Brady of Junior (formerly Rowtown), Barbour Co., WV.

My Grandfather Elby Cross was born in 1890 and died 1960, His brother Delbert died in an accident in abt. 1929.

If you can identify anyone in this photograph please write to: Stephanie Carman Durr or Margaret Lew and we will add the information to this page.


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