August 31, 1990

Marceline’s high school football team set a record by winning a low-scoring game against Brookfield. The final score was 2-0.

TRIVIA: This was actually a good win when seen in perspective. In 1913, Marceline’s football team lost to Carrollton by a score of 148-0. To be fair, the 1913 contest was Marceline’s first game and the boys on the team had never seen an actual football.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.