LAKE CITY, TN (WLAF) – It was August of 1969 when the Grass Cutters Division football team of the Jacksboro Little League won its first game of the 1969 season over Lake City at Laker Field by a final score of 14 to 12.
The photo was snapped in the parking lot beside the football field. Thanks to WLAF’s Charlie Hutson for the fine tuning of the old photo.
Front row L-R: 83-Will May, Charlie Ralston, 81-Keith Clotfelter, 52-Clark Ford, 40-Mitchell Shelton, 62-Keith Lay, 31-David Burrell, 65-Wade Lawson, Steve Wood, Walter Asbury, Mike Hatmaker and Jimmy Lawson.
Back row L-R: Assistant Head Coach Bobby Burrell, Scott Wood, 12-Gene Gross, Mark Hope, Scott Goins, 63-Ralph Byrd, 15-Mark Smith, 11-Ted Asbury, 77-Lee Lowe, 41-David Boshears, 43-Tim Evans, 32-Mitchell Lowe and Head Coach Jim Leach.
We were able to catch up with #31-David Burrell, and he verified that his father Bobby was one of the coaches, and that Jim Leach was the head coach. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 04/14/2020-6AM & 9:45AM)