Several September events in Tacoma marked the 100th anniversary of Lincoln High School. The latest happened Saturday at Lincoln Bowl.
The first football game between Lincoln and Stadium high schools occurred in 1919, just six years after Lincoln was built. As a 60-year alumnus of Lincoln, it was my privilege to attend this year’s “Turkey Bowl.”
The interest has grown through the years to the extent that as many as 20,000 fans have graced the bowl for these rival teams.
Watching this game brought back fond memories of a tough Lincoln team of the 1950s with Luther Carr as quarterback. …