The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 52 years ago:
Norwalk All-Stars tackle Browns?
The Norwalk All-Star team will host the Cleveland Browns basketball team at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Norwalk Junior High in the second annual meeting of these teams.
The All-Stars won last year’s game 84-83 and the Browns, who have won 22 of their last 26 games, will be out for revenge.
Representing Nrowalk this year will be Jim Irons, Jim DeBevec, Jim Curry, Ike Owens, Bill Reeves, Joe Andrews, Ralph Shoemaker, Jim Spettle, Bob Mitchell, Jim Maitland, Grary Harhst, Charles Carpenter, Don Miller, Andy LaVine and Rex Smith. These 15 players are an average height of 6-4 and are scoring over 80 points per fame.
The Browns will be represented by their team captain Vince Costello, Preston Carpenter, Jim Houston, Ernie Green, Dick Schaffrath, Ross Fichner, John Wooton and Mike Lucci.
A genuine LaConte
(Photo caption) Vince LaConte, 18-year-old son of Mrs. Charlotte LaConte, 135 St. Mary’s Street, is shown with a display of his artwork which has been shown for the past two weeks in Norwalk High School. He has taken four years of art in high school and likes painting best. He plans to attend either Ohio State University or Oregon State University after graduation this June. He says he’ll probably major in wild life management.
(Photo caption) Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Walcher, North Fairfield, recently returned from a cruise on the S.S. Bahama Star. The ship took off from Miami and visited Bay Street, Nassau.
Nickoli a speedster
(Photo caption) Dick Nickoli, 5-9 junior guard, is one of the real speedsters on the Norwalk team. He plays a scrappy game of defense and is not a bad shot. He hasn’t seen much action this year because of playing behind guards Jim Singer and Jess Irbe, but should see plenty next year.
Girls State representatives
(Photo captions) Karen Fries and Mary Ellen Boose were chosen to represent St. Paul’s High School at Girl’s State this summer. Karen is the representative and Mary Ellen is the alternate. They are being sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. Pam Martin and Kathy McLaughlin will represent Norwalk High School as Girl Staters. Pam is the alternate and Kathy is the representative. They are being sponsored by the Firelands Business and Professional Women’s Club. All girls are 16 and juniors in high school.
Coming Monday — March 6, 1933: Local Democrats to celebrate inauguration here tonight
— Compiled by Andy Prutsok