City Paper is not for tourists
Friendship Collegiate strengthened its status as the Nation’s Best Football Team That Uses a Storage Bin as a Locker Room by dispensing of St. Leo of Chicago on Friday, 38-17.
The game was played at Anacostia, because along with being locker-roomless, the Knights are also a Football Team Without a Football Field.
The lopsided win leaves Friendship at 4-0, and follows three big-game nail-biting triumphs that came down to the last possession.
Also, the latest victory came despite Friendship’s apparent difficulty getting up-to-date info on the out-of-town opposition.
Take this from the pre-game scouting report on St. Leo posted late last week on Friendship’s sports blog:
“The [St. Leo’s] program is notable for one of the largest crowds ever to witness a football game. St. Leo played in Chicago’s ‘Prep Bowl’ in the twenties and the crowd was estimated at 110,000. More recent information about the program was not immediately available.”
Official crowd figures for Friday night’s Friendship-St. Leo game were not immediately available, either, but estimates are that just under 110,000 fewer people saw it than saw that fabled Prep Bowl in the 1920s.
Next weekend, Friendship will try to keep things perfect at Gwynn Park, a P.G. County school.
Keep the dial right here as we follow the Knights all fall, or at least for as long as they make us look good for jumping on the Friendship bandwagon!