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Centennial Quiz - January 4, 2009

1. Who was the first person to bowl a sanctioned 300 game in Lubbock?
a. Dick Weber
b. C. Dayle Vannoy
c. Pete Weber
d. Earl Anthony

2. True or false?
The first structure to be placed at the National Ranching Heritage Center was the Renderbrook-Spade Blacksmith Shop in 1970.

3. What two former Texas Tech all-Americans faced each other in the first Super Bowl?
a. Dave Parks and E.J. Holub
b. E.J. Holub and Donny Anderson
c. Donny Anderson and Dave Parks
d. Bake Turner and Phil Tucker

4.True or false?
Billie Wolfe, a faculty member in Texas Tech’s College of Home Economics, is credited as being the driving force in the establisment of the American Wind Power Center in Lubbock.

Answers:

1. Who was the first person to bowl a sanctioned 300 game in Lubbock?

b. C. Dayle Vannoy bowled the perfect game at the Lubbock Bowling Club in 1955. Vannoy went on to serve as president of the American Bowling Congress in 1978 and was also president of the Texas State Bowling Association.

The first structure to be placed at the National Ranching Heritage Center was the Renderbrook-Spade Blacksmith Shop in 1970.

True.

3. What two former Texas Tech all-Americans faced each other in the first Super Bowl?

b. E.J. Holub and Donny Anderson. Holub was a starter at outside linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs, and Anderson was a rookie running back for the Green Bay Packers.

4. Billie Wolfe, a faculty member in Texas Tech’s College of Home Economics, is credited as being the driving force in the establishment of the American Wind Power Center in Lubbock.

True. Wolfe, along with then-Tech president Grover E. Murray, National Ranching Heritage Center director Alvin Davis and Coy Harris of the Wind Engineering Corp., laid the groundwork for the center, which had its formal opening in 1998.


Do you know of a little-known or fun fact about Lubbock that we can feature in our centennial quiz? If so, send them to Dave Daniel, A-J news editor, at david.daniel@lubbockonline.com.

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