Artesia High School head cheerleader Kay Ingram accepts the gift of a Bulldog puppy named One Point from Carlsbad High School student body president Joe Rogers and head cheerleader Betty Worsham as AHS cheerleaders Annette Connor and Betty Burch look on in this 1954 photograph. The photo was taken by Carlsbad Current-Argus photographer Dudley Flowers prior to that year’s football game between the Bulldogs and Cavemen and were recently sent to the Chamber of Commerce by a woman in Albuquerque, then turned over to the Artesia Historical Museum. Artesia and Carlsbad will meet in the 97th battle of the annual Eddy County War at 7 p.m. today at Ralph Bowyer Field in Carlsbad. Courtesy Photo

Artesia High School head cheerleader Kay Ingram accepts the gift of a Bulldog puppy named One Point from Carlsbad High School student body president Joe Rogers and head cheerleader Betty Worsham as AHS cheerleaders Annette Connor and Betty Burch look on in this 1954 photograph. The photo was taken by Carlsbad Current-Argus photographer Dudley Flowers prior to that year’s football game between the Bulldogs and Cavemen and were recently sent to the Chamber of Commerce by a woman in Albuquerque, then turned over to the Artesia Historical Museum. Artesia and Carlsbad will meet in the 97th battle of the annual Eddy County War at 7 p.m. today at Ralph Bowyer Field in Carlsbad.
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