Opinion: Remembering the Cranberry Bowl and the pain of a Thanksgiving tradition

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 26, 2021 11:28 AM CT | Published: November 26, 2021 10:28 AM CT
Clay Bailey
Daily Memphian

Clay Bailey

Clay Bailey, a lifelong Memphian, has worked as a reporter in the city four decades. He concentrated on suburban coverage for the bulk of his career, except for a stint as sports editor of The Daily Memphian when it launched in September 2018. He now is suburban editor and also serves as a freelance sports writer for The Associated Press.

For about four decades, the Cranberry Bowl was a tradition at a Whitehaven elementary school football field before finally giving way to injuries and old age.

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