Quayle picks Andrews to advance
T.W. Andrews’ football team wants to party like it’s 1991 on Friday night.
The Red Raiders welcome Washington to Simeon Stadium for an NCHSAA 2AA state semifinal football showdown.
If Andrews wins, it stays alive for its first state football title since 1991.
Ah, 1991. I remember it well.
The year that brought us Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the “Silence of the Lambs.”
Liz Taylor married lucky husband No. 7 — Larry Fortensky — at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. They met in a rehab center — Liz and Larry, not Liz and Michael — but I digress.
Kentucky Fried Chicken changed its name to KFC and Calloway Golf Company introduced the “Big Bertha” driver.
And of course, head coach Herb Goins and his T.W. Andrews Red Raiders defeated A.L. Brown 24-14 for the state 3A crown at Chapel Hill’s Kenan Stadium on Dec. 13, 1991.
A determined Pam Pack from Washington High School looks to derail the Red Raider Express on Friday.
But I’m not sure the Washington Redskins could slow down Andrews on its march to the state final.
In a scintillating semifinal, make it T.W. Andrews 28, Washington 21.
“City Slickers” over “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” in which-1991-movie-stood-the-test-of-time contest.
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