Tag: Friday Flashback

Friday Flashback: Wilt Chamberlain Scores 100 Points

Even when I look at it now, 56 years later, it is still hard to fathom that someone could score 100 points in a basketball game.  Wilt Chamberlain accomplished this amazing record on March 2, 1962 to lead his Philadelphia Warriors to a 169-147 win over the New York...

Friday Flashback: Kansas City Monarchs’ First World Series Win

As baseball season approaches the 2017 World Series, today we take a look at the Kansas City Monarchs and their history in baseball’s first Negro Leagues World Series. On this date in 1924, the Kansas City Monarchs won the first Negro League World Series when they defeated Hilldale 5-0...

Friday Flashback: First High School Football Game

  As you know from reading my blog, I am a high school football fan.  As I thought about the subject of this week’s Friday Flashback subject, I wondered about the first high school football game. My research turned up that the first recorded high school football game was...