The warmth of spring is in full bloom. And there’s nothing like parking yourself on a sunny spot on the grass to read a book or study — or plot your next spring fever antic.Continue reading Retro RFH Spring Lounger
Isn’t football the tackle sport? Well, that may be, but by the looks of things in this 1970s home run classic in the outfield, these RFH baseball players paid no mind to standard sports protocol. It was really all about the fun and laughs for them.Continue reading Retro RFH Baseball Tackle
Well, boys basketball season at RFH seemed as quick as a slam dunk this year.Continue reading Retro Ode to RFH Basketball Season
It may be winter, but the warm memories of good times with old RFH classmates keeps things cozy no matter what. And all warm, fuzzy, beachy thoughts surface when those RFH classmates plan a post-reunion holiday get-together.
Yes, the RFH Class of ’78 is spreading cheer to one another again with a few cheers at Murphy’s on Friday. All friends and classmates are welcome to suit up (or not) and join in the merriment.
All the talk of reuniting and the warmth that memories inspire reminded us of a moment back in time when some RFH girls (we think they’re girls) took to some spectacular sort of sunbathing on the high school stage in their own special (Oh, it was special alright!) rendition of The Beach Boys’ Girls on the Beach in the Freshmen Follies.
The year was 1974 and this little ditty was done with a little lip syncing and sunbathing gear that was telling of what was in some moms’ closets in that era. Sorry, moms, it was a bit scary.
In honor of it all, the triple-dose Retro Pic(s) of the (George) Day are dedicated to this special crew of stunners.
Recognize any of these sun worshippers? Who’s that behind those Foster Grants or Acme specials? Who in this photo was on the RFH Class of ’78 reunion committee?
Somehow, I doubt anyone would be up to some beach blanket bingo with these gals.
Thanks, once again, to RFH alum George Day for this photo collage treat!
— Elaine Van Develde
It’s not every day that you get the chance to grab a bite of good ol’ RFH cafeteria grub — or a little Halloween sustenance, let’s say.
It’s also not every day that you get the chance to “cop a squat” in the RFH senior lounge to ingest the spirit, or spirits, of the day in the company of Harpo and Groucho Marx.
When it comes to RFH cheerleading, the spirit is still the same, but the look and sound of it all is a lot different from what went on down on the field decades ago.
“Hey, purple! Hey, white! You look so good to me! Hey, hey, hey, hey …”
Well, the time is drawing nearer for classmates and clowns alike from the RFH Class of ’78 to be reunited at their 40th (ouch) reunion.
The class was known as a particularly friendly, fun bunch. Studious, too. Hmmmm …
While baseball season at RFH started earlier in the month, today marked the start of Major League Baseball season.
Well, March has arrived, and baseball season will soon be sliding into its RFH home base. The RFH calendar, in fact shows that the there are two home varsity games on the calendar for March 10.
So, it stands to reason that the Retro Pic of the (George) Day should take a closer look back, from another vantage point, of a 1970s RFH game — the dugout.
Spring is coming and baseball season is starting soon at RFH. In fact, the first varsity games are set for March 10.
So, to honor the start of the season and all hopes for a home run of one, the Retro Pic of the (George) Day takes a look back to the 1970s and with a well known RFH alum getting into the swing of things.
Recognize #22 and remember what his stats were? Hey, batter, batter … who?
Know anyone else in the pic?
And how about those uniforms donning the old RF instead of RFH and the ol’ pin stripes?
Thanks, again, to George Day for another classic RFH photo!
It may look like it, but, no, it’s not a Jets rumble … And it’s not a musical, either. It could be the west side of the field. But a west side story? Eh, could be. Only the players on this stage know for sure.
So, a few days back, we revisited a case of retro RFH spring fever hitting a high pitch in the 1970s on the ballfield at the high school — or somewhere around there.