Barbecue held in honor of state champions
Photo by Kerry Mattingly
The Exeter community hosted a celebratory barbecue for the 2009 Exeter High School Lady Tiger state champions on April 4. Members of the 1963 Exeter Tigers state champions attended the celebration. Both squads posed for a photo in the Exeter gymnasium during the event. Members of the 1963 team who are pictured above include: Terry Moore, Jim Cox, Jim Cowherd, Sherrill Cassity, Allen Moudy, Gary Hopkins, Johnnie McNabb, Perry Epperly, Claude Brown and John Edie. Lady Tiger team members pictured above include: Jenna Thomas, Nicholle O'Neill, Abbey Scott, Sarah Staples, Chelbie Kern, Peggy Clark, Devon Boyke, Sydney Newman, Lindsay Kidwell, Hailey Fields, Brianna Varner, Shelby Bowman, Katie Chadd, Whitney Edie, Destani Stensrud, Ashton Scott and Coach Jason Cole. Absent from the photo is Kasie Scott, Byron Tucker and Jerry Swearingen. The late Johnnie Beatty and Tim Mattingly were also members of the 1963 championship team.