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Milt Theros Wins State Championship in 880-Yard Run, May 1954

Milt Theros Wins State Championship in 880-Yard Run, May 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 24, 1954
Caption
EFFORT EXPENDED BUT REWARD'S IN SIGHT: Ann Arbor High's Milt Theros appears to be well run out but victory in the 880-yard run is in his grasp and Michigan History Prof. A. E. R. Bonk (right) is ready to record the time. Theros won his section to pick up an individual state championship for the Pioneers. Bonk served as head timer for the state prep meet here Saturday.

Ken Dyer Breaks High Jump Record, May 1964

Ken Dyer Breaks High Jump Record, May 1964 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 25, 1964
Caption
RECORD-MAKING JUMP: Ann Arbor High's Ken Dyer brought a roar from the crowd when he cleared the bar on this jump to establish a new state Class A record. Caught in the drama of the moment is Ted Fraumann, on of the officials, who kicks his leg as Dyer clears the bar. After Dyer made the jump an official measurement was taken and the height was 6 feet 7 3/4 inches instead of 6-8 as posted.

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17
Month
September
Year
1964
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Tom Cecchini & Bump Elliott Discuss An Upcoming Alumni Event With Stan Burns, September 1965

Tom Cecchini & Bump Elliott Discuss An Upcoming Alumni Event With Stan Burns, September 1965 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 8, 1965
Caption
The University of Michigan Club of Ann Arbor is about to launch its annual series of meetings and secretary-treasurer Stan Burns (left) was at Ferry Field making arrangements with Football Coach Bump Elliott (right) and his captain, linebacker Tom Cecchini, for the first get-together. The subject will be football at the first session on Friday and Elliott is bound to have the undivided attention of the members as he presents an "inside view" of the 1965 Wolverines.

Boy Takes "Shortcut" Between Trains near Ferry Field, April 1957

Boy Takes "Shortcut" Between Trains near Ferry Field, April 1957 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 29, 1957
Caption
Makes jump, stoops to get books. "Taking a shortcut" is as old as life itself, especially where boys and girls are concerned. The element of risk often serves only to add zest to the adventure. One "shortcut" that has Ann Arbor police and Ann Arbor Railroad officials worried is pictured in the accompanying series of sequence photos by News Photographer Douglas Fulton. When the arrival of a freight train coincides with dismissal time at Ann Arbor High School, adventuresome students use this method, and some others, to get past the obstacle. The trains stop and switch cars on the tracks which run past Ferry Field. Switching involves sudden stops and starts without warning, and the fear is that someone may be thrown off balance and under the wheels. In some instances, boys have been observed crawling under trains that are actually moving. In other cases, air locks have been released, stalling trains for 10 to 150minute periods, and seals on freight cars broken. Railroad officials and police wish the homeward-bound students would cross over the Stadium Blvd. viaduct and give up the potentially dangerous "shortcut" through Ferry Field.

Boy Takes "Shortcut" Between Trains near Ferry Field, April 1957

Boy Takes "Shortcut" Between Trains near Ferry Field, April 1957 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 29, 1957
Caption
Books retrieved, he'll be on his way. "Taking a shortcut" is as old as life itself, especially where boys and girls are concerned. The element of risk often serves only to add zest to the adventure. One "shortcut" that has Ann Arbor police and Ann Arbor Railroad officials worried is pictured in the accompanying series of sequence photos by News Photographer Douglas Fulton. When the arrival of a freight train coincides with dismissal time at Ann Arbor High School, adventuresome students use this method, and some others, to get past the obstacle. The trains stop and switch cars on the tracks which run past Ferry Field. Switching involves sudden stops and starts without warning, and the fear is that someone may be thrown off balance and under the wheels. In some instances, boys have been observed crawling under trains that are actually moving. In other cases, air locks have been released, stalling trains for 10 to 150minute periods, and seals on freight cars broken. Railroad officials and police wish the homeward-bound students would cross over the Stadium Blvd. viaduct and give up the potentially dangerous "shortcut" through Ferry Field.