New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Sport history on display at Prairie Jubilee; museum seeks submissions for exhibit

 

August 5, 2019

This historic photo of the 1910 New Rockford High School State Championship Baseball Team is among the collections that will be on display at the Prairie Jubilee. From the back left to right: Donald Payne, Roger Mattson, coach H.W. Maxwell, Clifford Gardner and Frank Riggle. Middle: Lynn Radtke, Geo. Winslow, Art Syftestad, Lloyd Beardsley and Vance Beer. Front: Emil Syftestad and Robert Tarbell.

It has certainly been an exciting year when it comes to sports. We've had the NR-S basketball team competing at a state level, track and field records being broken and the SNR Black Sox taking their Babe Ruth team to state.

But what if we took at a look further back in history? Better yet, what if we took a moment to be part of that history? This year, the Eddy County Museum and Historical Society is riding the wave of sports excitement by hosting a Prairie Jubilee that celebrates our community's history of athletic talent.

The Prairie Jubilee will be held on Sunday, Aug. 18 at the Museum...



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