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Sports at Arkadelphia High School

Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Story Narrative:

Students at Arkadelphia High School collaborated with Mattison Griffin, a student in the Public History program at Ouachita Baptist University, to explore the history of the high school’s athletic teams and supporting organizations. They located many photographs and conducted oral history interviews with Caroline Wood, a member of the school’s pep squad during the early 1960s, and Ken Duke, an AHS graduate currently playing on the PGA Tour.

Media Files:

  • Oral history interview with Ken Duke, graduate of Arkadelphia High School and current player on PGA Tour
  • Oral history interview with Caroline Wood, discusses the role of the Pep Squad during the early 1960s
  • Oral history interview with Caroline Wood, discusses the school's sports arenas during the early 1960s
  • Oral history interview with Caroline Wood, discusses the sports played during the early 1960s