These three are expected to lead the 1958 edition of Coach Vince Cuozzo's Bangor High School cross country team which opens its season Friday with a home meet against Bucksport. The three letter-winners are, left to right: Jim Vanadestine, Boyd Osler, and Bruce Wentworth. BANGOR DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO BY CARROLL HALL AUTUMN DANCE FUN -- Among the more than 170 young people who attended the first Autumn Dance at John Bapst High School Friday night were, left to right: Mary McNally, Thomas Tilley, Sylvia Mason, William Varney, Mary Ellen Short, David Luce, Patricia Golden, chairman of the dance committee, and Wayne Babb. BANGOR DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO BY SPIKE WEBB
FINAL REHEARSAL - Bangor High School students were busy Thursday night with rehearsal of "The Importance of Being Earnest" which will be presented at BHS tonight at 8 o'clock. Shown in this scene are, left to right, Sallie Downey, Michael Dolley, Mary Jay Osler, Louenna Kostenbauder, and Philip Infiorati. (BANGOR DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO BY DANNY MAHER) Here is the starting lineup for the Bangor Rams this afternoon when they face the Lewiston Blue Devils at 1:30 at Lewiston. Kneeling L-R: end Dick Rice, tackle Fred Newman, guard Bob Sloane, center Dave Marley, guard Ray Dauphinee, tackle Ed Gilbert, and end Archie Tracy. Standing L-R: Bill Bailey, Joe Taylor, John Lynch, Jerry Stratton and Dick Shaw. Taylor will be at quarterback while three of the other four backs will gain starting berths. BANGOR DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO BY SPIKE WEBB
EXPLORER SCOUT STEERING COMMITTEEMEN Steering committeemen, attending the kickoff dinner Friday night at Pilots Grill, for the Explorer Scouts "Citizens Now" conference, to be held in December, are: seated, left to right, Elwin H. Thomas, Orrington; Franklin E. Bragg II, Bangor; Barry L. Carle, Hermon; Willis J. Weeks, Bangor; and Allen Martin, Orono. Standing, Norman Minsky, Bangor; Ambrose S. Higgins, Bangor; William P. Hinckley, Orrington; John Ryan, Houlton; and Francis S. McGuire, Orono. BANGOR DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO BY SPIKE WEBB PICTURE FROM THE PAST The Bangor Junior Varsity basketball team closed its campaign in March 1956 with its members set to seek a varsity spot another year. In front, left to right are: Fred Hartstone, Tom Herndon, Dick Smith, Wayne Lawton, Charles Murray, Earsel Goode and George Vomvoris. Back row: Coach Don Drossel, Bob Talbot, George Christakos, George Predaris, Norman Wallace, John Bryant, Dale Blackwell and Bill Wellington. BANGOR DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO BY SPIKE WEBB
AND RIDES, TOO - Carlene Davis, Mary Desprey and Norah Lee Golden, all of Bangor, ride the Ferris wheel at the 1957 edition of the Bangor State Fair. Youngsters found the rides a chance to give their lungs plenty of exercise. BANGOR DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO BY DANNY MAHER PLAN CAMP REUNION -- Plans for the Camp Natarswi Reunion March 10 at 6:30 o'clock in the First Congregational Church of Brewer were made at a meeting of the committee held Saturday. There will be a supper followed by a program. Serving on the committee, left to right are, Anne Pooler, Catherine McConnell, Jane Goode, Maureen Perry, Peggy Farnham, Lynne Footman, Ann Van de Bogert, and Patricia Bowden. BANGOR DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO BY DANNY MAHER
The Bangor Rams celebrate after defeating John Bapst for the Eastern Maine Class L Championship on Feb. 28, 1959. The boys went on to defeat Lewiston on March 7 for the state championship. Shown are (kneeling) Sam "Ace" Shindler; (standing) manager Norman Sanborn, Joe Taylor, Jim Vanidestine, Russ Murray, Jim Mooney, Coach Red Barry, assistant coach Gordon Smith; (rear) Boyd Osler, Archie Tracy, Rod McClure, Dick Shaw, Alvars Knuble. (Bangor Daily News File Photo) Members of the 1958-1959 Bangor Rams, state basketball champions in Class L, climb aboard a Bangor fire truck for a ride to Union Station, where they took the train to Boston for the New England Regionals. (Bangor Daily News File Photo courtesy of Jim Mooney)