Just an Old Scoreboard?

Jul 13, 2017

The following content received a Merit Award at the 2018 Gabby Awards, for Best Sports Feature Story.

  So where do a man, a scoreboard, and the University of Georgia all intersect? No, this is not the beginning to one of those inappropriate limericks, but rather the introduction to something much more. Most of the time there is more than meets the eye when it comes to people. Even places and things can have rich, and sometimes forgotten, history. But an abandoned scoreboard? Garrett Michael from the Cox Institute at Grady College in collaboration with Jed May of The Red & Black bring us a fascinating story of a place where a forgotten relic stands as a gateway to history.

Reann Huber of Grady College produced the following vignette, allowing for a visual connection to this once great icon.