Members of the first Newport High School football team, the Greyhounds, pictured here in 1913 are, from left to right, Harry Littleton, Walter Stallings, Charles Minor, Albert Bevens, W. L. Childers, Elmer Patton, Burley Cox, Willey McMinn (captain), Vernon Singles (coach), Carl Hirsch, Gus Rankin, Herbert Wise, and Virgil Umsted. That season the Greyhounds played McCrory, Batesville, Augusta, and Serarcy.
Watson, Tim, and Elizabeth Jacoway. Newport and Jackson County. Arcadia Publishing, 2016