The greatest competition was held in May

Escambia County Alabama Jr. High Schools, Wallace, Huxford, McCullough, McCall, Damascus, Henley Roberts and North Brewton met each May to play in tournaments for a trophy. Boys played baseball, girls played softball.

This is my memory of a softball tournament played on the gray dirt and crabgrass field at Huxford.

1956 was the defining year. Wallace had never won a tournament trophy to my knowledge. If the Gods smiled on us, this would be the year of,

The trophy.

By the grace of God and assigned by our Principal Mr. B. G. Tew, Mrs. Lena C. English our science/English teacher got to coach our...