Almanac (Footy) History: Little Jim Johnson – a turbulent year at the famous Melbourne High School

Jim Johnson, Melbourne High School student in 1950, had a lot to do with the development of the drop punt stab pass. Sean Mortell looks at Johnson’s achievements on the sporting field in his only year at the school.

Lou Richards’ Master Class At Melbourne High

Braham Dabscheck recalls the time Lou Richards and Jack Dyer were invited to give a talk at Melbourne High School. Easily the most engaging talk he ever heard as a student.

Round 23 – Collingwood v Essendon: The last game of the year

Jim Kesselschmidt makes a cracking debut for the Floreat Pica Society in the last Collingwood game of the year. [Wonderful story of family, history, meaning – Ed].