The Lubbock Centennial 1909-2009 - presented by The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Untitled Document
Home
The AJ Remembers
City's Most Influential People
From the Pages of the A-J
Lubbock Landmarks
Centennial Quiz
A-J Readers Remember
Centennial News
Special Sections
1909-1933
1934-1958
1959-1983
1984-2008
Photo Galleries
Centennial Blog
Centennial Discussion

This week's Dirk West Cartoon



Special Section Print Version

Centennial Kick Off by Spotted The Lubbock Centennial Kick Off Celebration

 

 


Centennial Quiz - March 8, 2009

1. Before Lubbock County was organized, settlers around Lubbock fell under the jurisdiction of what county?
a. Crosby
b. Dickens
c. Floyd
d. Hale

2. True or false?
K.N. Clapp, chairman of Lubbock’s parks board, prevented the prairie dog from becoming extinct in Lubbock County by collecting two families of the animal and started Prairie Dog Town in Mackenzie Park in 1937.

3. E.J. Holub, a two-time football all-American at Texas Tech, was the first person to have his number retired at Tech. What was it?
a. 77
b. 33
c. 55
d. 83

4.True or false?
George Hunt, Isham Tubbs and W.V. Marshburn comprised the first board of trustees of the Lubbock school district.

Answers:

1. Before Lubbock County was organized, settlers around Lubbock fell under the jurisdiction of what county?

a. Crosby

2. K.N. Clapp, chairman of Lubbock’s parks board, prevented the prairie dog from becoming extinct in Lubbock County by collecting two families of the animal and started Prairie Dog Town in Mackenzie Park in 1937.

True

3. E.J. Holub, a two-time football all-American at Texas Tech, was the first person to have his number retired at Tech. What was it?

c. 55

4. In 1928, James W. Crowley, director of the Lubbock High School band, announced the formation of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra.

True


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.

Previous Quizes :


The A-J Remembers The Most Important People in Lubbock's History
 
 


HOME / THE A-J REMEMBERS / CITY'S MOST INFLUENTIAL / THIS DAY IN HISTORY / HISTORICAL LANDMARKS / DID YOU KNOW / READERS REMEMBER / CENTENNIAL NEWS
SPECIAL SECTIONS: 1909-1933 / 1934-1958 / 1959-1983 / 1984-PRESENT | PRINT VERSION
PHOTO GALLERIES / BLOGS / FORUMS
CONTACT THE WEBMASTER

copyright 2008 THE LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL and LUBBOCKONLINE.COM