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Acadiana History: Run for it (Photo of 1928 Track & Field Team)

The Daily Advertiser, July 11, 2016


Photo courtesy of Clerk of Court Louis J. Perret

The 1928 Southwestern Louisiana Institute’s track team (front row, from left): Levi Jordon, Elgin Boggs, Howard Lafleur, Johnnie Morris, Bill Brasseaux, Burt Potter. Middle row: John Sonnier, Roy LeBlanc, E.C. Thomas, Elvin Brand, Clovis Sonnier, Sam Glorioso (team manager). Back row: Leonard Lagneaux, Lois White, Roy Broussard, unidentified, Claude Verett, Coach Robert Brown.

Posted by Ed Dugas.

Please click here for a photo taken on the SLI Track in 1933. President E.L. Stephens, Johnny Morriss, and Coach R.L. Browne, SLI Track Coach, pose on SLI track on Sept. 23, 1933

Please click here for the Athletic Profile of Johnny Morriss, which includes letters from some of his former athletes.