Sunday, November 08, 2020

Election 2020

The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election is final. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. earned the necessary number of Electoral College votes. Joe Biden's victory came after a hotly contested election in which it took a few days for a winner to be declared.
2020 election frisbee sky

[Original sky image via America Hyperbole (2016)]

Saturday, November 07, 2020

50th Anniversary of the First Interscholastic game of Ultimate (1970)

On this day fifty years ago, the first interscholastic game of ultimate Frisbee was played. The game was played between two New Jersey high schools in the parking lot at Columbia High School (Maplewood, NJ) on Saturday November 7, 1970; Columbia High School (CHS) Varsity Frisbee Squad won 43-10 over Millburn High School. The game was played in the evening at the faculty parking lot where it was lit at night.
first interscholastic ultimate frisbee game 1970

Nearly two years later,  the first collegiate ultimate game was played on November 6, 1972.