Article by McArthur Lewis-
Editor’s Note: This season will mark the centennial season of football at Lexington High School. Local historian, McArthur Lewis, looks at LHS football history in a five-part series.
The Early Years – 1920s
Football at LHS started with the playing of a few football games in the fall of 1923. By then, the LHS building was a three-story brick structure located at its present site on White Street. The building burned at the beginning of the 1927 school year. A new building was erected on the same site and it lasted into the 1980s. This is a short version of the history; a more extensive history has been written and will be shared later. Much of the information comes from the records of Mr. W. L. Bobbitt, a longtime teacher, coach and principal of LHS.
Information regarding the early years of LHS football is…
For complete coverage, see the August 23rd edition of The Lexington Progress.