Monthly Archives: April 2016

A Look at Alcatraz

Although local Indians avoided “The Evil Island,” believing it to be cursed, Spanish Captain Juan Manuel de Ayala had no such worries. He, and the crew of his ship the San Carlos, were the first Europeans known to have entered … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Football

Football got its start sometime before 1820, when groups of boys in New England started kicking a ball with the idea of getting it somewhere and scoring something. Slowly, one group influenced another group, and by the 1840s, a number … Continue reading

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