Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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Kapowsin High School 1928 Football Team

Submitted by on July 4, 2016 – 2:18 pmNo Comment
1928 Kapowsin Football Team

1928 Kapowsin Football Team

This 1928 article covered the first Kapowsin High School football team:

1 W. Bergt
2 L. Wiklund
3 McGee
4 Ed Erickson
5 Woodring
6 Command
7 Stanke
8 Nelson
9 Tibbitts
10 Hopkins
11 Wiklund
12 Wood
13 Zack, Mgr.
14 Bowers
15 Schuh
16 Miller
17 Harrison

18 Sumner Res. . . . . 0
12 Roy . . . . . . . . . . . 12
20 Buckley Res. . . . . 0
38 Gig Harbor . . . . . 14
20 Orting . . . . . . . . .  0
1 Fife . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
14 Vaughn . . . . . . . .  0

Foot ball was played for the first time at Kapowsin, and the eleven was coached by John Bigley (Washington). The first game even played in Kapowsin was with the Sumner Reserves and Kapowsin won, 18-0. Kapowsin won the Class B championship of Pierce County by winning four league games and accepting a forfeit from Fife.

If you’d like to own this article, the original is for sale on on ebay.com, just search Kapowsin. 

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