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Pioneer Pride Fact
Boswell's first share of a district championship became reality in 1962, narrowly missing the playoffs due to losing a tie-breaker with Everman. Led by Bobby Thompson at quarterback the Pioneers once again scored nearly 200 points and the defense, led by LB Terry Wickersham and DB Jimmy Stallions, held opponents to a school record low 60 points! Standing at 6'4" and weighing 180 pounds Bobby Thompson had tremendous size, speed and quickness, timing ten seconds flat in the 100 yard run. He received All-District honors on both sides of the ball. his senior year he was injured the second game of the season and missed all but two games. He received a track scholarship to Rice University where he helped the Owls' sprint relay team set a national record.