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Centennial Quiz - November 16, 2008

1. What former Texas Tech football player was nicknamed Señor Sack?
a. E.J. Holub
b. Zach Thomas
c. Gabriel Rivera
d. Keyunta Dawson

2. True or false?
Things seem to come in twos for former Texas Tech football star E.J. Holub. He was a two-time all-American at Tech, played in two Super Bowls for the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs at two different positions (linebacker and center) and was the only person named to both the offensive and defensive squads of The A-J’s all-time Tech football team.

3. Which school did Texas Tech’s Lady Raiders defeat to win the NCAA basketball championship in 1993?
a. Purdue
b. Ohio State
c. Tennessee
d. Stanford

4.True or false?
The first official act in 1909 of the newly incorporated city of Lubbock was to hold an election.

Answers:

1.What former Texas Tech football player was nicknamed Señor Sack?

c. Gabriel Rivera

2. Things seem to come in twos for former Texas Tech football star E.J. Holub. He was a two-time all-American at Tech, played in two Super Bowls for the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs at two different positions (linebacker and center) and was the only person named to both the offensive and defensive squads of The A-J’s all-time Tech football team.

True

3. Which school did Texas Tech’s Lady Raiders defeat to win the NCAA basketball championship in 1993?

b. Ohio State. Tech won the game 84-82.

4. The first official act in 1909 of the newly incorporated city of Lubbock was to hold an election.

True


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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