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Centennial Quiz - July 6, 2008

1. Who was the head coach of the Lubbock High football team that one the state championship in 1951 and 1951?
a. Pete Cawthon
b. Pat Pattison
c. Buddy Brothers
d. E.J. Lowrey

2. True or false?
Lubbock High not only won the state football championship in 1951 and 1952, but it also won the state basketball championship in 1951.

3. According to an Avalanche-Journal article, which was the first business to pay city taxes in 1910?
a. Bowman Lumber Co.
b. Lubbock Mercantile
c. Avalanche-Journal
d. Nicolett Hotel

4. Can you name three brands of bread that were sold in Lubbock, but are no longer in existence here?

 

Answers:

1. Who was the head coach of the Lubbock High football team that one the state championship in 1951 and 1951?
b. Pat Pattison

2. True or false?Lubbock High not only won the state football championship in 1951 and 1952, but it also won the state basketball championship in 1951.
True. Although it didn’t happen in the same school year, it did occur in the same calendar year. LHS defeated Austin High 44-43 for the state basketball title in 1951. The Westerners then defeated Baytown Lee both times for the football crown, 14-12 in 1951 and 12-7 in 1952.

3. According to an Avalanche-Journal article, which was the first business to pay city taxes in 1910?
a. Bowman Lumber Co. paid a total of $24.50 in city taxes in 1910.

3. Can you name three brands of bread that were sold in Lubbock, but are no longer in existence here?
The bread brands were Baldridge’s, Mead’s and Holsum.


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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