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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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Pat Jensen

Did Bennie play the whole game that time? Surely not, with a 43 point win, but how sweet it would have been, even today, if he had been "allowed" to outscore the whole Gator team. Never did like that bunch. Guess we'll just have to live with coming up a point shy. Way to go, Ben!

Dan Jensen

You know Coach always made liberal substitutions in the fourth quarter when we were well ahead. Bennie only averaged playing three quarters that year. His 25 point average would have been over 30--probably well over--with tougher competition.

He hit the only two field goals he attempted in the fourth quarter and folks like Hammer, Martin, Mayfield and Moorhead finished up.

Dan Jensen

Not only did we rout Dickinson that year but we did every other district opponent too. But, Coach may have played his starters longer than he normally would have because he was miffed that some of the league coaches, headed by Deer Park's Cotton Watkins, had gotten together and voted in a district tournament to be played at the end of the regular season with the winner qualifying for the playoffs.

The reasoning was that they could not beat us in a long regular season but may have a chance in a tournament by getting hot at the right time or us having a key injury, as was the case in Boonie Wilkening's senior year in 1955.

This was 1960 though and the Wildcats didn't even have a close game in district--nor the tournament as it turned out.

As regular season champion, we drew a bye and were matched with the Deer Park-Channelview winner. If was with great joy that I watched Cotton Watkins stomp by the scoring table with a scowl on his face after Deer Park was soundly thrashed by weak Channelview. I think it was by 20 points or more.

We dispatched Channelview, 69-40 before the 80-37 win over Dickinson in the championship game.

Coach must have thought that revenge was indeed sweet.

Pat Jensen

Did the contrived system ever yield a winner that advanced instead of the season champ? Sometimes teams are much better at the end of the season.

Dan Jensen

That was just a one year deal. Ol' Cotton must have finally realized he could not beat Coach. He never did in a game that meant anything.

In Oklahoma, every team is in the playoffs in basketball and districts mean nothing. There are several levels and loser's brackets are involved so you need two losses to knock you out.

I guess there was never any danger of Coach Carlisle moving from Clear Creek to Oklahoma.

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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.