Calvert Hall and Loyola take the field at Towson’s Johnny Unitas Stadium on Thanksgiving for the 99th Annual Turkey Bowl. The game will be aired live on WMAR 2 News and online at WMAR2News.com/Live and the WMAR Facebook page .
Prior to the game, WMAR 2 News Sports Reporter Shawn Stepner spoke with members of both teams to hear their thoughts on this holiday tradition and what it means to take part in this long-standing rivalry.
Below are survey answers from each player, sharing a little of their personalities and backstories.
NAME: Billy Wooden
JERSEY NUMBER: 42
HOW MANY TURKEY BOWLS HAVE YOU PLAYED IN BEFORE 2018: 3
FAVORITE PRO/COLLEGE TEAM: Saints, Florida
FAVORITE SPORTS (OTHER THAN FOOTBALL): Basketball
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO STUDY IN COLLEGE: Kinesiology
FAVORITE THING ABOUT CALVERT HALL: Diversity and Brotherhood
SOMETHING NOT MANY PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT YOU: I read a lot of books
FAVORITE TYPE OF CANDY: Twix
FAVORITE MOVIE: Friday
ROLE MODEL & WHY: My father because he is a great mentor and leader