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White recalls stadium opener as game of missed chances

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Barr Street battled Granard to 12-all tie

By Robert Howey

Floyd White recalled the first game at Memorial Stadium as “the one that got away.”
White, an assistant coach to Barr Street High School head football coach W.C. Bill “Pap” Lewis, said he remembered the game on Aug. 31, 1967 for its squandered chances.
Barr Street, the then all-black high school in Lancaster prior to total integration, battled old rival Granard High School of Gaffney to a 12-all tie.


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