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       Dudley A’Neals and Stan Wyatt visit with Coach Walt Harvey, 11/20/11

During his tenure from 1949 to 1953, Coach Harvey lead his 1951 La Jolla High School football team to a Division 1 Co-Championship for the first time in the the school’s (then) 26 year history. Coach Harvey has been recognized and honored by both the City and County of San Diego.

Football has always been a popular sport at La Jolla High School. The Vikings began playing the game in 1924, only four years after the American Professional Football Organization (currently NFL) was founded.1

1.  La Jolla High School High Tide

1951 FOOTBALL SEASON
Sept 21 Football Carnival at Balboa Stadium
La Jolla Vikings 7            Hoover Cardinals 7
Sept 28      La Jolla 32     Chula Vista 0
Oct 5         La Jolla 27     Kearny 0
Oct 12        La Jolla 0       Hoover 20
Oct 19        La Jolla 7       San Diego 6
Oct 26        La Jolla 22     Helix 0
Nov 2         La Jolla 26     Torrence 6
Nov 9         La Jolla 33     Grossmont 0
Nov 16        La Jolla 21     Point Loma 14
Nov 24 SCIF Championship at Mt. San Antonio College Stadium, Pomona, CA
La Jolla Vikings 21          Pomona Cardinals 27