The tenth Scottish Schools Championship took place as usual on the third Saturday in May at Ibrox Park in Glasgow. The ‘Scottish Referee’ lamented the support given by the public to what they clearly viewed as a very worthwhile athletics venture. Read this.
The Sports were held on Monday 17th May and the ‘Referee’ had three separate pieces on the day’s events. Before we came to the results we read this one. Note that there was a champion school contest this time round.
Then we come to the results.
The winners are noted below.
|100 Yards||R Badger||George Heriot’s High School||11.2 seconds|
|440 Yards||JH Fitshie||North Kelvinside||57.0 seconds|
|One Mile||J Hadden||Allan Glen’s High School||5 min 09 sec|
|120 Yards Hurdles||N Mackay||Allan Glen’s School||17.8 seconds|
|High Jump||J Bryce||George Heriot’s School||5′ 2 1/2″|
|Broad Jump||EGM Gilchrist||George Heriot’s School||18′ 5 1/2″|
|Cricket Ball Throw||J Paterson||Bellahouston Academy||88 yards 0 feet 09 inches|
|Putting the Weight||A Goldie||Greenock Academy||30′ 7″|
|100 Yards||I Douglas||George Heriot’s School||11.6 seconds|
|880 Yards||M Fraser||Allan Glen’s High School||2 min 21.6 sec|
|120 Yards Hurdles||AY Dick||Allan Glen’s High School||20 seconds|
|High Jump||AY Dick||Allan Glen’s High School||4′ 11 1/2″|
|Broad Jump||E Hunter||Allan Glen’s High School||16′ 1 1/2″|
|100 Yards||G Stewart||Stewart’s College||12.6 seconds *|
|300 Yards||R Johnstone||Allan Glen’s High School||43.8|
|High Jump||R Johnstone||Allan Glen’s High School||4′ 1 1/2″|
|Broad Jump||R Johnstone||Allan Glen’s High School||13′ 8 1/2″|
* indicates meeting best performance. Note the schools winning events for the first time and no fewer than five different schools appearing in the Open category.