This Day in History: 1928-03-26
One hundred-sixty-one friends and supporters of the Ramsey High School Basketball team attended a dinner at the High School Gym to celebrate the squad’s second successive Class B Bergen County Championship. The members of the team were awarded their varsity “R”‘s, and a gold charm each. The Principal, Mr. Tisdale presented the handsome loving cup. One more victory and it would be the school’s to keep. Another cup was a surprise gift of the Citizens’ Association. Postmaster Parvin acted as toastmaster, Mayor Gertzen thanked the team, Coach Schanz praised the boys and Captain Ronald C. Lewis thanked the crowd for their attendance and their support during the season. The members of the team were: Ronald C. Lewis, Captain, Peter Young, Robert Ibsen, Henry Graf, Edward Motto, Joseph Graf, Stewart Varey, James Wrathall, S. Collier, R. Wilson, Otto Sallfield, J. Martin, H. Gesselfinger, Fred Boucher and Coach Schanz.
The major speaker of the evening was Majpr H. A. Dargue, the commander of the recent U.S. Army Air flight to Latin America.