Celebrating Yellow Jacket title — 80 years ago


Sidney Athletic Dirctor Mitch Hoying, left, introduces Norris Cromes, 97, center, during the Sidney vs Belmont football game Friday, Nov. 3. Cromes was the quarterback of the 1937 Yellow Jacket football team that won the Miami Valley league with a record of 9-0-1. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the school’s first football league title. Cromes is also a World War II veteran. At right is Norris’s son, Gary Cromes.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Sidney Athletic Dirctor Mitch Hoying, left, introduces Norris Cromes, 97, center, during the Sidney vs Belmont football game Friday, Nov. 3. Cromes was the quarterback of the 1937 Yellow Jacket football team that won the Miami Valley league with a record of 9-0-1. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the school’s first football league title. Cromes is also a World War II veteran. At right is Norris’s son, Gary Cromes.

Sidney Athletic Dirctor Mitch Hoying, left, introduces Norris Cromes, 97, center, during the Sidney vs Belmont football game Friday, Nov. 3. Cromes was the quarterback of the 1937 Yellow Jacket football team that won the Miami Valley league with a record of 9-0-1. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the school’s first football league title. Cromes is also a World War II veteran. At right is Norris’s son, Gary Cromes.
http://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/11/web1_Old-man-at-game.jpgSidney Athletic Dirctor Mitch Hoying, left, introduces Norris Cromes, 97, center, during the Sidney vs Belmont football game Friday, Nov. 3. Cromes was the quarterback of the 1937 Yellow Jacket football team that won the Miami Valley league with a record of 9-0-1. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the school’s first football league title. Cromes is also a World War II veteran. At right is Norris’s son, Gary Cromes. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News