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Centennial Quiz - November 9, 2008

1.In what year did Texas Tech defeat the University of Texas for the first time in football?
a. 1929
b. 1937
c. 1955
d. 1967

2. True or false?
Texas Tech head football coach Mike Leach holds a law degree from Pepperdine University.

3. Former Texas Tech Chancellor John T. Montford and current Chancellor Kent Hance once held the same political office. What was it?
a. District attorney
b. State representative
c. State senator
d. City councilman

4.True or false?
Dean Killion was director of Texas Tech’s Goin’ Band from Raiderland for 21 years.

Answers:

1. In what year did Texas Tech defeat the University of Texas for the first time in football?

c. Tech opened the 1955 season with a 20-14 win over the Longhorns.

2. Texas Tech head football coach Mike Leach holds a law degree from Pepperdine University.

True

3. Former Texas Tech Chancellor John T. Montford and current Chancellor Kent Hance once held the same political office. What was it?

c. Both represented Lubbock in Austin as state senators. Hance served from 1974 to 1978, and Montford served from 1983 to 1996.

4. Dean Killion was director of Texas Tech’s Goin’ Band from Raiderland for 21 years.

True. Killion was director of the Tech band from 1959 to 1980.


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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