All-State football at CHS 1930;
251 career points, 39 career touchdowns;
track; basketball; one of only three
athletes to score varsity points in all four
years in both basketball and football at
Salute To Mooney
(copied from his Senior Yearbook)
year marks the graduation of one of the
school’s most outstanding athletes.
Merrill Mooney’s achievements are so
numerous that they cannot all be given in such
short space; he has flung the Centralia banner
high on fields of sport ever since his
He has shown his prowess in football,
basketball, and track, every year winning a
letter in each activity.
He is the only 12 letter man to be
graduated from C.T.H.S.
played on the regular basketball team three
years and was substitute his first year.
In basketball he played the position of
back guard two years and forward this year.
Every year, however, he was jumping
center and then shifted to other positions.
only has he been successful in athletics, but
in other activities his name has stood out.
He was the president of the Senior
class this year, proving his ability of
better proof can be given of his merit than
his selection for the All-State football team
He has in him the qualities that
success is made of; a great worker, a great
player, and a great hero in the eyes of all.
And so, Merrill Mooney, we salute you!
a result, he has become one of the most
popular and well-known students in C.T.H.S.
In thinking of the school’s
outstanding students, his name unconsciously
comes among the first in the minds of all."