A FLAG THAT WITHSTOOD THE OLYMPIC EFFORT TO CHANGE IT IN 1996
Now 16 years later it is said that
"Our flag issue concerned the old state flag, which resembled the Confederate battle flag. State flaggers - whatever happened to them? - claimed they would sneak the flag into the venues and wave it during the competitions and raise a little hell. They never did."
By the Celtic Blood in me and my ancestors who fought to defend their homes from the invading Yankees in 1861 the following story tells a different tale.