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History Mystery: 09-26-13 PLHS Football

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A bi-district touch football conference was formed in 1937. Pequot won the 1937 championship and tied for the 1938 championship with Walker after playing to a 0-0 score. Do you recognize any of these players? Find the answer to this History Mystery question on page 15.

According to the 1939 Pequonian, the Pequot Lakes High School yearbook: “1939 - Six man football was inaugurated as a regular part of Pequot High’s inter-scholastic sports program. The game, something new to this part of the country, proved to be of great interest to player and spectator alike. The squad made a very fine showing winning four out of five games.”

This photo and others are among the many displays at the Pequot Lakes Area Historical Museum located in the lower level of the Cole Memorial Building in Pequot Lakes. Call Karen for an appointment at 568-4808.

Photo provided by Pequot Lakes Area Historical Society

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