Wayne County

Virginia Mores



Lois Cole and Virginia Mores, former stars of the Seymour High school girl's basketball teams are members of the WAVES and taking their preliminary training at Hunter college, New York City.

Cole held down a forward position for five years while Mores was an outstanding guard for three seasons and was named on the second all-state team her senior year.

Source: The Des Moines Tribune, August 17, 1944 (photo included)

Iowa WAVES Fill Vital Navy Jobs at Ottumwa

Before she learned to solder a bending wire on a wing panel, Virginia Mores, Seymour, played on 1942 second All-State basketball team.

Source: The Des Moines Register, October 15, 1944 (photo included)

Iowa Girls Fill WAVES Lineup

Iowa WAVES play key roles in the Ottumwa, Ia., Naval Air Station Skyrettes' lineup. Left to right are: Helen Dee, Des Moines; Jean Phipps, Dallas Center; Virginia Mores, Seymour; and Eunice Evarts, Dubuque, seen in a workout at the station.

Source: The Des Moines Register, January 30, 1945 (photo included)