|1. What was McClain's
mascot before we were the Tigers?
|2. What year was the new
||First game was played
November 26, 1974.*
|3. What is written over
the 6th Street entry door say?
||"Achievements Live in
Deeds not Years"
|4. What year did the
elementary (current middle school) building open for the first time?
|5. What year did the
Duncan McArthur Primary School open?
|6 a. What
year did McClain have its first girls' varsity softball team? b. Who
was the coach?
|7. Who was the head
football coach in 1959?
|8. When was the first
organized McClain girls' basketball team formed?
|9. What year was the
first golf team ever to qualify for a state tournament?
|10. What year did the
boys varsity swim team have a 19-0 season and the SOSL Championship?
|11. How long has Coach
Rick Vanmatre been our basketball coach?
|12. What year did Coach
Vanmatre have a 20-0 regular season and a 25-1 overall season?
||1986 - 1987 season*
|13. What left-handed
pitcher threw one no hitter each year in his sophomore, junior and
||Brad Campbell: 4/13/1996 vs.
Chesapeake, score 6-0; 5/7/1997 vs. Southeastern, score 7-0; 4/29/1998
vs. Miami Trace, score 6-1 (1 run was scored because of walks and
|14. Possibly the only
McClain basketball player to be listed on the Associated Press
All-Ohio first team two years in succession was?
||Don Grate, 1940 -41 &
1941 -42 seasons*
|15. In January 2000, two
McClain Varsity basketball coaches celebrated their 300th
victory the same year, five days apart. They were ?
||Dennis Overstake & Rick
|16. In 1902-1903 , school
spirit became a priority among students of Greenfield High School.
School colors of purple and lavender were chosen, then changed to blue
and gold. In 1903-1904, the colors were again changed. The new colors
were ? and ?.
||Purple and Gold
athletics were cancelled in October 1914, and remained void for two
years. The McClain High School Principal ordered the dissolution based
on the Board of Education rule that "no teams shall be organized
in any sport unless the financial obligations for the preceding season
have been discharged." That Principal was?
||Franklin Raymond Harris
|18. A Greenfield grad who
experienced honor recognitions : high school in football, basketball,
and track & field; college prep school for boys in football,
basketball and track & field; College: Blue – Gray Classic 1960
football game in Montgomery, Alabama; played football four seasons
with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He
|19. A first Class B
Sectional Preliminary basketball tournament , under the direction of
O. H. S. A. A. , was played at McClain High School in the year?
||March 2 & 3, 1923*
|20. A Greenfield High
School graduate of 1909, tied for first place in the 100 yard dash in
the State Track & Field Meet at Delaware, coached the Clinton,
Indiana, basketball team to a state championship, and joined the
McClain High School faculty in 1934. His name was?
||William E. Davis
|21. In 1907, Greenfield
High School became a member of a state athletic organization whose
object was to raise the standard of character and scholarship of
schools participating in interscholastic athletics. The organization
||O.H.S.A.A. Ohio High School
High School and McClain High School, over the past 100 years have
belonged to seven interscholastic athletic leagues. In order they are?
||C.O.I.A.L. Central Ohio
Interscholastic Athletic League*
||S.C.O.A.L. South Central Ohio
||S.C.L. South Central League
(later commonly called S.C.O.L.*
||S.O.S.L. Southern Ohio Swim
||BAC (football only)*
||SBAAC, Southern Buckeye
Academic & Athletic Conference*
State Invitational Swimming Meet, sanctioned by the O.H.S.A.A.,
limited to Ohio high schools with enrollment of not more than 400
boys, was held at McClain High School Natatorium.
|29. The year was?
||April 11, 1931*
|30. The meet champion
||McClain High School*
|31. The McClain coach
Indicates those answers confirmed and/or provided by former McClain
teacher and coach, Robert Watts. Mr. Watts has been compiling a
history of McClain athletics for many years and is probably as knowledgeable
as anyone around.