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Centennial Quiz - February 15, 2009

1. What Lubbock high school did country singer and former lead singer for Lone Star Richie McDonald attend?
a. Lubbock High
b. Estacado
c. Coronado
d. Monterey

2. True or false?
The first library card issued by the Lubbock public library was to Mrs. H.F. Godeke.

3. What former Texas Tech standout replaced legendary hall of famer Dick Butkus as middle linebacker for the Chicago Bears when Butkus retired?
a. Lawrence Flugence
b. Zach Thomas
c. Brad Hastings
d. Don Rives

4.True or false?
Lubbock's first Rotary Club was started in 1921 after a suggestion from Walter Myrick.

Answers:

1. What Lubbock high school did country singer and former lead singer for Lone Star Richie McDonald attend?

c. Coronado

2. The first library card issued by the Lubbock public library was to Mrs. H.F. Godeke.

True. Mrs. Godeke was so honored because she was the driving force behind the launching of the library. The branch library on Quaker Avenue near South Loop 289 is also named in her honor.

3. What former Texas Tech standout replaced legendary hall of famer Dick Butkus as middle linebacker for the Chicago Bears when Butkus retired?

d. Don Rives, who is currently the head football coach at Morton High School.

4. Lubbock's first Rotary Club was started in 1921 after a suggestion from Walter Myrick.

True. Myrick had visited a Rotary Club meeting in Central Texas and thought Lubbock should have one also. The club started with 25 members.


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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