The Football Decade: 1930-1940

1930s Virginian Pilot Articles

These articles are from early college scrapbooks located in the ODU Archives.
Most, if not all, articles are believed to be from the Virginian Pilot. Reprinted with permission of the Virginian Pilot.
Whenever possible the date of publication is included. In some cases the dates are approximate.

Click on the bold links and images below for full page images.


September 14, 1930 -- W & M Junior College Faculty [includes Thomas Scott the first football coach]

September 27, 1930 -- Local W.- M. Team Given 7-0 Defeat by Suffolk High

September 30, 1930 -- W. And M. Calls "RAH" Practice

October 4, 1930 -- Norfolk Indians Romp Over Oceana

October 10, 1930 -- W. & M. Gridders Groom for Battle

October 16, 1930 -- Braves Nose Out Indian Freshmen

October 30, 1930 -- Braves Papooses Battle at Bain Field Tomorrow

December 12, 1930 -- Braves to Boast of Athletic Field by Early Spring


January 14, 1931 -- Braves to Have Monogram Club

January 17, 1931 -- Thirteen Braves Receive Honors

December 6, 1935 -- The 1935 Norfolk Division Braves, College of William and Mary and V.P.I.

Fall 1936 -- Braves Whip Tigers, 21-0, At Cascade

1936 -- Norfolk Boy in William-Mary Squad

1936 -- Seatwork at Foreman Field

1936 -- Not Much to that Stadium Talk? - Well, Here's Only Half of It

1936 -- Bob Spessard & Captain Joe Marino

1938 -- Norfolk's Indifference to Football

1938 -- Tidewater Freshmen Who Figure In Plans for Game at Foreman Field (P. 74)


January 17, 1941 -- Stirnweiss to Remain as Norfolk Division Head Football & Basketball Coach (page 2)

February 13, 1941 -- Braves Book Five of Six Grid Matches Away From Home (1941 scrapbook)

February 21, 1941 -- Braves Get Passing Lesson

February 26, 1941 -- Draft May Hit State Elevens

March 14, 1941 -- [Stirnweiss] Adds Another Job

1941 -- Braves Certain to Drop Football: Rival Schools Agree to Cancellation

1941 -- Football Given Up by W & M Norfolk Division; A's Out



 



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