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By Gretchen McPherson
Ledger Staff 

Stanton sign now preserved by Alger Sullivan

 

June 11, 2020



The Alger-Sullivan Historical Society's (ASHS) gazebo in Century now houses a sign that reads, 'Kayo Stanton Stadium', thanks to a donation from Pensacola State College (PSC). The sign used to hang on the press box at the closed Century High School stadium, now the PSC Century campus, for the last 30 years.

“Heeeeerrree come the Black Cats!”, were the words spoken by Century's public announcer, Vivian Earl “Kayo” Stanton, Jr., that kicked off a football game. Many alumni and locals who attended games there claim the words still echo in their hearts forty years later.

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