Slideshow: Burley Bears paint the town green

photophile-marker-unveilingJimmy Hollins, right, played for the Burley Bears when they were state runners up in 1964, and now he's chairman of the Burley Varsity Club.

For 17 years, Jackson P. Burley High School was the black high school, and even 53 years after it closed, once a Bear, always a Bear. Around 100 of them showed up October 8 for the unveiling of three markers that commemorate the hope and camaraderie, even during the dark days of segregation. Click to see slideshow.

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Go Bears!

may god keep the dream alive love all the great who went to burley.

I wish there were some pics from back in the day.