Football History: Oct. 9 from 104, 84, 64, 44, 24 & 4 years ago

This ad for football equipment from 1916 at 44 N. Stone Ave. appeared on Oct. 9, 1916. (Tucson Daily Citizen)

Tucson was preparing for a game at Douglas on Oct. 9, 1936. Notice local businessman Alex Jacome hosted a local sports radio show. (Tucson Daily Citizen 1936)

High school recap from Oct. 9, 1956 (Tucson Citizen)

Former Sahuaro standout Reggie Fowler injured in this loss to Buena from Oct. 9, 1976. (Tucson Citizen).

Feature on former Sabino standout Greg Tellam on Oct. 9, 1996. (Tucson Citizen)

My media ballot from Oct. 9, 2016. Note: St. David made it to the 1A semifinals, Thatcher won the 2A championship, Sabino made it to the 3A final, Catalina Foothills to the 4A final and Cienega to the 5A semifinals. (AllSportsTucson)


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