Holley girls basketball team had colorful nicknames 90 years ago

Posted 25 April 2014 at 12:00 am

By Bill Lattin
Orleans County Historian

HOLLEY – Shown here are members of the girls basketball team for Holley High School in 1923-1924.

It’s interesting to note they stood on the front steps of St. Mary’s Church for this picture.

Front row, from left: Mildred Ventriss “Cicero”, center; Ferne Wilson “Bozo”, guard (captain); Ruth Cole “Cashi”, sub – side center; and Evelyn Robinson “Bolzy”, forward.

Top row: Dorothy Neidert “Darcy”, forward; Louise Wilson “Louise”, guard; Doris Cole “Dor”, coach; Georgia Smith “Fat”, side center (manager); and Anita Brockway “Neat”, sub – forward.