Published in the Interest of the Staunton Community for Over 143 Years

Timelines from the Sidelines: SHS 75 years ago

Class of 1948


The 1948 baseball team welcome new leadership, as coach Joe Jurkanin took over the program. Jurkanin stayed in the lead position for five years, eventually experiencing considerable success with the Bulldogs.

Basketball (Boys)

In his first year directing the basketball program, coach Joe Jurkanin welcomed back just three lettermen from the previous season in the form of Don furtkamp, Harry Wriede, and Ed Yakos. Predictably, the 1947-48 campaign was a long one, as the team faltered to a 4-19 record, including a winless 0-8 in the South Central Conference (SCC). The lone w...


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