The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, October 10, 1911, Image 1

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    "WE MUST BEAT MINNESOTA!"
TLhe 2atls Iftebrasfean
VOL. XI. NO. 11.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN TUESDAY OCT. 10, 1911.
Price 5 Cents.
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Whole team stars
in opening exhibition
OVERWHELM KEARNEY NORMAL
ITE8 BY SCORE Of' 1170.
NEARLY BREAK OLD RECORD OF II9
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Speedy Backfield and Plunging Line
Promise Much For Future
Battles.
In a gamo in which ovory man who
woro a CornhuBkor jorsoy starred, and
in which tho record for high scoro un
der tho now rules was hard pushed,
tho 1911 football season was oponed
on Nebraska Field, Octobor 7, when
Kdarnoy was snowed under 117 0.
Tho gamo was tho first to bo played
on tho now sod Held, and tho now re
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WE ARE ALIVE!
Just to show that we are live If not large, the "Rag" Is going to
print real news from the football camps of Michigan, Minnesota, Mis-
souri and Kansas, in the form of weekly letters' from capable corres-
pondents who are in position to tell us things we would like to know.
Watch for 'em.
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GIRLS' ROOTING SQUAD
IS FEATURE OF GAME
GAILY CLAD CO-ED8 CAPTURE
YELLING HONOR8 8ATURDAY.
BAND SALUTES AND CHEERS THEN
end of tho first quarter, and thus sot
a gonoral avorago for quarters which
was maintained throughout tho gamo,
tho final count boing 117.
Showed Great Promise.
Tho gamo was intensely interesting
to thoso thoro to seo moro than a sin
glo football gamo, in that it rovealed
not only what romarkablo progross
Coach Stiohm has made to dato, but
gave Indication of what may bo ex
pected 'in tho futuro from Buch baak
flold mon as Purdy, Racoly, Potter,
Gibson and Russell, who aro playing
their first year of Varsity football, and
sonsequontly havo been unknown
quantities undor flro. Of those flvo,
every man showed up llko a Btar, and
it would seem that Coach Stiohm
should havo llttlo difficulty in building
from thoso flvo, tho Prank brothers
and Warner, a doublo backfield that
will cross any goal lino in tho west.
Racely Well Named.
- Racoly is a converted track athlete,
and can do a hundred on tho cinders
In 10 1-5 seconds or less. Ho is
scarcely that fast in football togs, but
LOFGREN.
Sturdy right end, who showed up
well at receiving forward passes.
sorvod aoat section of tho grandstand
was for tho first tlmo in uso. It wub
the flrst tlmo uIbo that the football
fanatics of town and college had op
portunlty to seo tho 1911 machino in
action, and a goodly crowd filled both
bleachers and stands.
Endurance Contest.
Promptly at 3:30 Referee Rathbun
blow tho whistle, and the gamo was
on. It was an onduranco contest from
tho flrst. Four plays landed tho pig
skin across tho final chalk mark in
loss than three-quarters of a minute
after tho wnlBtlo blow. Gains camo
quickly and for long distances, Owj)n
ana Ernie .Frank, Purdy and Warner,
Shonka and 'Harmon, plunging and
circling, tho ends almost at will
brought tho scoro up to 29-0 before the
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is just fast onouglx that given an opon
lng ho 1b apt at any tlmo in any gamo,
to run off and leavo tho opposing back
field. Racely weighs about 140
pounds, and 1b Bolidly built.
Purdy and Potter are woll known
to campus, followers of the gamo
through tholr work a year ago. Thoy
aro florco fast runners and oxport
opon flold dodgers, as was ,ypry ovl
dent Saturday. GIbBon and Russell
aro hard workers, always trying and
usually successful. Gibson is especial
ly valuable for his punting, and "Rub
soil for his oxcellent interference. Ho
has a knack for piling up opposing
ends that should help some.
Veterans 8tar.
Asido from theso now mon thoro aro
of course, tho Frank brothers and
Jorry Warner, tho veterans of last
year's irivincibles. All- threo aro starB
of tho flrst magnitude, and all through
tho gamo made touchdown after touch
down v with marvellous ease, Ernie
Frank pulling off tho most spectacular
play when ho took a kickoff tho length
of the flold for a fiver.
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Black Masks Sell So Many Seats,
Eager May Have to Enlarge
8ectlon.
Tho girls' Bquad made u brilliant be
ginning at Saturday's gamo. Tho sec
tion roaorvod for thorn was flllod be
fore tho gamo began, and Judging from
tho display of enthusiasm and tho uso
of tochnlcal, gridiron terms, not a fow
girls understood tho gamo.
To make tho gamo hotter appreciat
ed among "co-cdB" thoro is a plan
HARMON.
Capt, Chonka's partner In heavy line
plunging, who made two touchdowns.
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CHAUNER.
Last year's All-Missouri Valley, left
end, who played a beautiful game.
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E. FRANK.
Hard hitting Halfback who made a
sensational touchdown from the kick
off In Saturday's game. "
afloat to station girls who aro. up on
all football matters, hero and thoro
through the crowd for tho benefit of
tho uninformed.
Outlook Hopeful.
Considering tho unimportance of
Saturday's gamo tho Bhowing of girls
make tho outlook moro than hopeful
,for tho really big games. If so many
come out on tho llttlo advertisement
that haB been possible so far, tho ath
letic board may havo to build another
grandstand. Thoy will do it. Mamv
ager Eager viewed the crowd with a
happy smile.
"This Is going' some," ho said. "It
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