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Leesburg vs. Gainesville, High School Football Game

Gainesville Triumphs Over Leesburg In Her First Real Test, 14-0

First Half Saw Yellow Jackets Out Ahead, Unable However, to Score Against Lighter
Opponent, And Second Half Was All Gainesville



By Dan MacMahon
Sports Staff
The Leesburg Morning Commercial
Saturday, October 1, 1927
Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 8:41 p.m

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Call it "bad breaks," or whatever you will, the Leesburg Yellowjackets were beaten yesterday by
Gainesville high school, 14 to 0, before a crowd estimated at 1,500, with an excellent representation
from Leesburg. The game was called at a quarter of four and on the singing of students and the
playing of the school band.

The teams lined up as follows with Gainesville receiving:
Gainesville
Dall
Robnowitz
Milam
Anderson
Hendricks
McMillan
McGulf
Cohen
Means
Ashmore
Long
Position
C
LG
RG
LT
RT
LE
RE
FB
LH
RH
QB
Leesburg
Williams
Moore
Welch
Baldwin
Entz
McInnis
Roundtree
Jenkins
Cahill
Adams
Ling, c
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This article was provided by Gerald Lacey
Gerald Lacey is the senior sports writer covering Leesburg High School Sports for the ©Carver Heights
Quarterback Club™. You can reach him at:
geraldlacey@leesburgyellowjacketsfootball.com