There has been one state championship football team at Fairmont High School – the 1949 team shown above. Coached by Cameron West, Bill Brown and Bob Laudermilk, they defeated Walnut Cove for the North Carolina Class B state title. Many of these men remained in the area to live and raise families.

Please help us name each of these players by completing the contact form below. List the player’s number, then his name. Don’t guess. It will only confuse us more than we are already!

Here are those whom we can identify:

31  John Fulton Floyd
23  Edgar (Tiny) Johnson
40  Walter Perry w/ football
33  Bobby Jones
21  Shot Griffin
44  Michael Finnegan
25  David Musselwhite
47  James (Rusty) Perry
49  Jimmy Oliver
46  Alton Parker
30  Hayes Lewis

One Response to “FHS 1949 State Champions!”

  • Will Webster:

    The tall gentleman with the “W” on his jacket might be Mr. Bill Brown and of course the mascot “00″ was John P. “Rusty” lewis