|Frequently Asked Questions|
|Q: When was the beginning of Trimble High School Football?
A: Glouster had the first football team formed after school began in the fall of 1919, Jacksonville-Trimble high school formed their first team five years after they opened in 1932. The two schools consolidated in 1964 under the name Glouster High School. When the school moved to outside of Jacksonville in 1973, the name was changed to reflect the township, thus Trimble High School
Q: How did we get the nickname "TOMCATS"?
A: Coach Carl Bachman gave Glouster High School the name in 1929*
|Coach Bachman third row back, second from the left, and the 1929 Glouster Tomcats|
|Q: How did we get the colors Red, White, and Gray?
A: For GHS, again, Coach Carl Bachman selected the colors red and gray in 1929. J-T high school was red and white.*
Q: When, where, and against who was our first game ever?
A: Glouster High School - October 5, 1919 at Murray City High School (lost 14-0)
J-T High School - 1932, and I'm still researching that
Post Consolidation - 1964 Glouster Memorial Stadium versus the Buchtel-York Bruins (win 12-0)
Q: When was our first league championship?
A: Glouster High School - 1942 Big Six Conference (now the Muskingum Valley League)
J-T High School - 1936 Little Five Conference
Post Consolidation - 1968 Mid-Ohio Valley Conference
Q: What's the story with the Tri-Valley Conference and the divisions, etc?
A: The TVC formed in 1970, Trimble "officially" entered the league in 1977, but we didn't have all of the league teams on our schedule, so our first season participating in league play was 1978. The 1992 season was the last year of the "combined" TVC. The season of 1993 featured the Ohio Division (Meigs, Wellston, Nelsonville-York, Belpre, Vinton County) and the Hocking Division (Trimble, Alexander, Federal Hocking, Miller, Southern, Eastern). In 1997 Alexander moved to the Ohio Division and Waterford entered the Hocking Division. In 2008 Athens joined the TVC-Ohio. In 2010 Belpre will transfer to, and South Gallia will join the Hocking Division
Q: Who played QB for the Tomcats in ______?
A: 1964 Floyd Russell 1965 Floyd Russell 1966 Ernie Chalfant
1967 Denny Davis 1968 Denny Davis 1969 Denny Davis
1970 Dave Meade 1971 Dave Meade 1972 Denny Gillott
1973 Stu Patton 1974 Stu Patton 1975 Kevin Meade
1976 Kevin Meade 1977 Kevin Meade 1978 Mike Roback
1979 Mike Roback 1980 Mike Roback 1981 Mark Echtenskamper
1982 Mark Echtenskamper 1983 Paul Jewell 1984 Paul Jewell
1985 Denny Davis 1986 Denny Davis 1987 Roger Bingman
1988 Roger Bingman 1989 Roger Bingman 1990 Roger Bingman
1991 Rusty Richards 1992 Rusty Richards 1993 Rusty Richards
1994 Zach Miller 1995 Zach Miller 1996 Zach Miller
1997 Brady Trace 1998 Brady Trace 1999 Bobby Trace
2000 Bobby Trace 2001 Bobby Trace 2002 A.J. Jenkins
2003 A.J. Jenkins 2004 Terry Holbert 2005 Anthony Dixon
2006 Issac Standley 2007 Issac Standley 2008 Kacey Cruse
*information from the Trimble Local Textbook and Supplies Foundation Calendar 2005
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