Baca County History

by the Plainsman Herald

Tag: Godwin

  • A 1933 Dust Bowl Thanksgiving

    A 1933 Dust Bowl Thanksgiving

    Football Game Between Springfield and Lamar Includes Former Professionals The 1920s earned the moniker “The Golden Age of Sports” due to the dawn of high-level competitive athletics and the rise of exceptional athletes across various disciplines. With increased leisure time and improved transportation, individuals exhibited unwavering devotion to local sports, fostering an unprecedented sense of…

  • Joy Coy Twins in NFL

    Joy Coy Twins in NFL

    Baca County Boys play against the Packers, Bears and NY Giants in 1928 Originally published in print edition of the Plainsman Herald February 2, 2022. By Greg Crane A good number of Baca Countians have always had a keen interest in sports, from T-ball and pee-wee wrestling, to high school state championships in track, football,…