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: Keith Powers
JERSEY NUMBER: 20
HOW MANY TURKEY BOWLS HAVE YOU PLAYED IN BEFORE 2018: 1
FAVORITE PRO/COLLEGE TEAM: Notre Dame, Stanford
FAVORITE SPORTS (OTHER THAN FOOTBALL): Track, Basketball
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO STUDY IN COLLEGE: Business, Sports Medicine
FAVORITE THING ABOUT CALVERT HALL: Opportunity, Diversity
SOMETHING NOT MANY PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT YOU: I play the piano
FAVORITE TYPE OF CANDY: Snickers
FAVORITE MOVIE: None
ROLE MODEL & WHY: My role model is my mom. She battles through her sickness daily and shows me how to stay strong during the toughest challenges in life.