Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
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The 1932 cross country team was the only national championship team Houlton has had.
The team won the National Championship in Newark, New Jersey, on Thanksgiving Day 1932.
The team took only five of the seven members because of lack of money and traveled down in the coach's old Ford.
The race was run in an unseasonable snow fall.
At the start of the race a competitor stepped on Fred Murphy's shoe and he completed the race wearing only one shoe.
About This Item
- Title: Houlton High School cross country team, 1932
- Creation Date: 1932
- Subject Date: 1932
- Local Name: Houlton High School
- Town: Houlton
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.6 cm
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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LC Subject Headings
- Cross-country running
- High school student activities
- High school sports--Maine--Houlton
- Houlton High School (Me.)--Sports
- High schools--Maine--Houlton
- Hardy, Jasper
- Gartley, Roy
- Wiggins, Gerald
- Brown, Lawrence
- Murphy, Fred
- Stinson, Clyde
- Williams, Eugene
- Barnes, Darrell
- cross country
- Murphy Fred
- national champions
- national championship
- sports teams
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