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1923-1924 G.A.A.
Loving Cup Winners Marvel Howe, Alice Maciejewski, Marion Gardin

The best female athetles of the year were Marvel Howe, Alice Maciejowski and Marion Gardin who, by earning 1000 points, received silver loving cup.  Howe participated in Volleyball for two years, track for three, baseball for three, swimming and skating for one each.  Maciejowski participated in volleyball for three years, baseball for three, track for two and hiking, swimming and gymnastics for one each.  Gardin participated in Volleyball and baseball for three years each, track for two years and hiking, swimming and gymnastics for one year each. 


Members of the 1923-1924 All-Star Volleyball Team. Names were not listed in the 1924 yearbook.

Four women earned 600 points and their North High Monogram.  They were: Charlotte Mark, Anita Levitt, Lorene Lynde and Beatrice Wellnitz. 


North played West in a volleyball match.  Both teams chose all-stars from their G.A.A. participants.  The match was played at North.  North won the match.  The annual banquet was held after the match.  Miss Tucker, the physical supervisor of Minneapolis

Members of the 1923-1924 indoor baseball winning team (Names were not listed in the 1924 yearbook.)
high school girls, was the special guest speaker at the banquet.  The West director, Miss Cushing, and the West captain were also invited to speak. 


The indoor baseball season was held in two parts, the 1923 section and the 1924 section.,  The sophomores defeated the juniors to win the 1923 season and the senior defeated the juniors is a playoff game at their last at bat.  The juniors held a 15-14 lead.  The seniors put the first two batters on.  A fly ball advanced both runners. 

Participants in Hiking. Names were not listed in the 1924 yearbook.
A hit brought in the tying run. A second fly ball gave the seniors their second out.  With the winning run on third and two strikes on the batter, the batter hit the ball for a single bringing in the winning run, for a 16-15 senior victory.


Three athletes, Marjorie Annexstad, Myrna McGillis and Helen Hardenbergh, represented North in the all-city tournament.  Marjorie Annexstad was eliminated by a West player.  Myrna McGillis made it to the semi-finals, when she was eliminated by the same West player as Annexstad was.  Hardenbergh then lost in the championship match to the same

Posture was also important in the G.A.A. as demonstrated in this photo.
player from West.


Swimming and skating were considered minor sports in the G.A.A.  Players could earn an added 100 points toward their monogram and/or cup if they passed the Red Cross life saving test. 


Folk dancing was another activity the ladies could participate in.  Posture and hiking were also offered