ON THIS DATE IN 1903: Kamehameha wraps up title season

On this date in 1903, Kamehameha had nothing left to play for but still produced a victory.

The Warriors, who won the football title a week earlier, beat the High School (now McKinley) 10-0 on the Punahou campus.

The teams took turns fumbling the ball to each other in the first half. Patten finally scored the game’s first touchdown in the fourth quarter to start the celebration. He played on the line in the win over Punahou, but Coach Hopwood opted to shuffle the lineup in the season-ender.

Kamehameha played the High School to a tie in the first game and beat Punahou twice, 5-0 and 29-10.


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