Throwback thursday for June 11

The Tribune displays photos from past Jackson County athletics in a weekly feature called “Throwback Thursday.”

We would like your photos and memories. Please email sports editor Jordan Morey at or call him at 812-523-7069.

(Following information is for this week’s feature)

Emerson Field, 1956. The Seymour football team’s old stomping ground.

During the 1956-57 season the Owls finished 1-7-1.

The Owls opened the season with a 14-14 draw to North Vernon before dropping five-straight games.

A lone win came against Martinsville, where the Owls prevailed 28-6.

This week photo was submitted by Rodger Ruddick.

Jordan Morey is sports editor at The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at or 812-523-7069.