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Cape Central High Photos

Ken Steinhoff, Cape Girardeau Central High School Class of 1965, was a photographer for The Tiger and The Girardot, and was on the staff of The Capaha Arrow and The Sagamore at Southeast Missouri State University. He worked as a photographer / reporter (among other things) at The Jackson Pioneer and The Southeast Missourian.

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Women’s Field Hockey

SEMO women students playing field hockey c 1966These women students at Southeast Missouri State College seem to be taking their field hockey seriously (although there seems to be some informal chatting going on between competitors in a couple of the frames). These were probably taken in 1966ish.

Field hockey photo gallery

Here are your photos of the players and their fans. The way the spectators are wrapped up, it must have been a chilly afternoon. Click on any picture to make it larger, then use your arrow keys to move through the gallery.

2 comments to Women’s Field Hockey

  • Terry Hopkins

    I used to watch these girls play in the mornings while walking between classes…way too early. They played behind Parker Hall in the old valley that sloped toward the towers dorms to the east. Mostly St. Louis chicks that played and real jockettes at the time. Other than swimmers you really did do see women playing sports too much in those days.

  • Jan DeHart

    I recognize some of the players as my Alpha Xi Delta sorority sisiters. I suspect this was taken in the fall of 1965.

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