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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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Patrick Jensen

It's time somebody commented on this. I wouldn't want Jim or anybody else to think his B group was the only one with more than a few "cut-ups". Coaches Carlisle and Bauerschlag also took our 1954 B team to Austin. The varsity was not in the State Tournament that year, but we all got to go anyway. I can't remember, but the varsity probably stayed at the Mount Vernon you mentioned. I remember our team staying there in '56.

The B team stayed at the Driskill Hotel, a far nicer place than the Mount Vernon - with some differences. We all stayed in one room and nobody had a bed. We all slept on the floor in what must have been some kind of ballroom or meeting room. It was so big there were several floor-to-ceiling stone pillars throughout. We loved it, of course, but talk about an invitation for trouble, that was it. But disciplined as we were, we drew no complaints from any guests or management. There really wasn't much time for that though, considering how much time we spent on our hands and knees picking up every last feather from the carpet after the most bodacious, in the dark pillow fights I've ever been a part of. That was my last pillow fight, in fact. Nobody ever knew for sure who started it. To this day, I believe it was the Smith boys, Garland and Lawrence. The fight continued until a loud boinnnnnnng sound prompted the turning on of the lights. I can see clearly, even now, Paul Blanchard standing in the middle of the melee, his specs hanging from one ear, totally covered with feathers. We picked up every trace of a feather in that "ballroom", put them all in a very well stuffed pillowcase along with several busted pillow cases and sent it sailing out a window. I don't recall who got the honors for that, but several slept without pillows that night. We were a little concerned about who may have gotten bombed on the street below, but the feathers landed on the roof of a lower addition to the hotel. We often wondered how long it stayed there. As far as we know, Coach Carlisle and Coach Henry never heard about that.

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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.