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1953/54 Webster Wildcat Team Memories

  • Wildcats Against LaPorte #2
    This album of pictures and news articles is from a folder of memories supplied to the blog by Arthur Landiault, one of the exciting players from the 1953/54 Wildcat team. Thanks Art for this great contribution

Clippings, Stats, Etc.

  • George Carlisle Presented Distinguished Service Award
    This album contains news clippings from the past, statistics for players from the Carlisle era, and other interesting stuff. All photos, clippings, etc. must be sent to the site administrator via email to be included in this album.

Robert Brown's Magazine Spread

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    This magazine spread featuring Robert Brown was published in the Union Carbide magazine in February of 1957 as the Wildcats were on the road to the state playoffs. Robert was one of the star players on the Creek team that advanced into the state tournment in March of 1957. Robert's step-father was an employee of Union Carbide at the time.

Creek vs. Galveston Ball 1-17-06

  • Galveston Ball Info
    These photos are of pages in the program for the recent Creek vs. Galveston Ball game played at the Carlisle Field House on January 17, 2006. That game was won by the Wildcats, 81-59. Lance Pevehouse led the Creek scorers with 23 points. Thanks to Hugh Taylor (Class of '59) for sending these along.

Team/Individual Photos

  • More Pictures of 56-57 CCJH Teams
    This album contains photos of various former teams and players from the Clear Creek Independent School District. To be included in this album, photos will need to be submitted to the site manager via email.

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Garvis Hadley

I too seriously doubt anyone can equal the caliber of coaches Jodie Witte played for during his career. However, Jodie had another accomplishment that few, if any can equal, and likely few even know about. Jodie was the founder, choreographer, and coach of the Follies while playing for Milton Jowers at Southwest Texas. Jodie was playing for the Bobcats when I enrolled, but having to attend classes, study and work, I had little time to attend any games. But, I heard about the Follies from several fellow students and I made time to start attending games. The Follies were outstanding. I don't want to steal Jodie's thunder in this regard, so I'll not say more but will just leave it to him to tell us all about it. How about it Jodie?

Pat Jensen

I remember hearing about the Follies, though I don't remember knowing the name, and I would love to hear from the founder himself. While we're waiting, maybe I can offer him a little encouragement to respond quickly and accurately by saying anything coming from SWT (now TSU) is automatically a folly. Just look at some of the teams they had in those days. Even with sketchy memory, I remember vividly when they had such super doopers as Joddie Witte, Boonie Wilkening and Bob Krueger how the Bearkats from Sam took them to the cleaners every year.

Dan Jensen

We need the previously fabled Ralph Parr, or somebody, to verify this Folly business at Southwest Texas. From what I have heard of Milton Jowers, he would not allow such.

I remember a conversation before an Alvin game at League City. Coach, Les Talley and probably Henry Bauerschlag were talking to Alvin coaches Joe Peery and Aubrey Horner. All played for Jowers and they were discussing how tough he was. But Horner said that he had mellowed by the time he played for him. "He let us play the radio on road trips," he said.

Pat Jensen

Hey, when a '56 grad says it happened, it happened. Hadley was there and saw it, and I had heard about it too.

Pat Jensen

I'm changing Krueger's name from Bob to Bill before somebody accuses me of having C-Nile Virus.

Pat Jensen

Hey, Joddie! When you tell us about the Follies, please share your knowledge of how to tackle Ben Chupik.

Dan Jensen

If you are referring to missed tackles on Chupik, Joddie wasn't the only one. I remember that guy making a lot of long runs and scoring about four touchdowns, maybe more, against us one night. No telling how many yards gained. Art Goforth was coaching Lamar Consolidated that year.

Hugh Taylor

My son was lucky to play football for Tyler Junior College & in the Trcka tradition we must go to the game even if it's in Ranger, Texas. Out on the plains, cold, wet & late. Looking out on the field I see a familiar stance. It's Jody Witte as head linesman & his crew all the way from Kile,
Tx. We Won! Jody ran to the club house so we did not say Hello. They really put on some miles for that paycheck.

Dan Jensen

Joddie is retired but has served as an interim superintendent for several districts. He is now at Van in East Texas and saw that team win a state basketball championship last year.

Dan Jensen

...and Joddie needs to get in here and tell us all about the Follies that he was allegedly involved in at Southwest Texas when he played for Milton Jowers--who I am shocked that would allow such.

Dan Jensen

Rumor has it that Joddie Witte will soon be in here to talk about the Southwest Texas Follies. Stay tuned.

I hope he has time to post some Clear Creek items too.

Dan Jensen

A week ago, Joddie Witte solemnly promised to be in here by now. Has anyone seen a Joddie Witte?

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Coach Carlisle at Southwest Texas

  • Coach and Basketball - Senior Year
    The photos in this album are taken from the yearbook, entitled The Pedagog, from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos for the 1948/49 school year. Coach Carlisle was a senior that year. The photos tell a story of a very accomplished and talented athlete but also a person who had many other outstanding attributes as well. Thanks for Peggy Carlisle for supplying the yearbook from which these photos were taken.

The Houses of Carlisle

  • This album contains pictures of Webster High School and the George B. Carlisle Field House at Clear Creek High School in League City.

Hurricane Ike

  • Home Afloat in the Gulf
    Photos showing the aftermath of Hurricane Ike which hit the Texas coast at Galveston during the evening of September 12 and throughout the day on September 13.