The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899, November 01, 1892, Page 23, Image 11

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little enthusiasm wns manifested and the
records made were all poor, but little train
ing being done.
W. L. Congdon of the Washington Athletic
club, broke the record by throwing a sixteen
pound hammer 129 feet 11 inches.
Windle again lowered his record this
month by riding a mile with flying start in
2 :02 2. 5 ; with standing start 2 :o6 3-5.
Prof. Maitland, from the University of
Virginia, is coaching Missouri. Young
center, Thomson guard, Shawhan half, and
little Anderson full, are their best men.
Windle's records have been received and
put on record by the executive board of
American Wheelmen, but J. S. Johnson's
records were thrown out, as the application
was not made properly.
Sanger has challenged an' man in the
world to ride against him. Zimmerman has
accepted. It will be for. one, three and five
miles, best two out of three, and will take
place in about six weeks, somewhere in the
Perdue has the strongest team in the west.
They are now champions of four states.
They defeated Michigan by 24 to o on
October 25th. They have not been defeated
in two years. Ben Donnelly, Princeton's
end, is coaching them.
Manager Johnston has received a letter
from Prof. Maitland at Missouri in which he
declares the Nebraska-Missouri game off,
if we persist in playing Flippin. His men
will not play against a colored man and pre
fer to forfeit the game.
Prof. Geo. Williams of the Y. M. C. A., is
coaching the 'varsity eleven. He is very
well known in athletic circles, especially in
New England, where he holds the amateur
championship for the 100 yards dash. As a
trainer he has no superior in the west.
The Chicago Athletic club foot-ball team
has more famous players in it than any team
ever organized. Donnelly, "Snake" Ames
and Lee, of Princeton 5 Heflelfinger and
Crawford, of Yale ; Janeway, Harding and
other famous college men compose it.
Prof. Shepherd of Cornell, is coaching
Kansas. Coleman center, Huddleson right
guard, Madison left tackle, Pratt full back,
are all playing fine ball. Kansas has a
strong team. They recently defeated the
Denver A. C. and the Baker college teams.
The Tennis association recently elected
the following officers : President, A. E. Guil
mette ; secretary and treasurer, E. A. Ger
rard ; custodian, John Dixon. Two new
courts have been fixed up, new nets and balls
purchased. The court in the armory will be
used again this winter.
At present it seems as though all 'varsity
elevens will again, bow down to the victorious
blue, as Yale probably has the strongest of
the eastern teams, though they have lost
Heflelfinger and other players. Harvard is
very weak, and has made little progress
lately. The' are weak at center and at
quarter. Center is Yale's weak spot. Prince
ton is in better shape than either of the others
at present. John Poe is playing quarter in
stead of half. McCormick, Yale's captain,
is anxious to play half instead of full.
The University Dancing Club gave its
first dance Saturday evening, Oct. 1st. A
full attendance was reported.
The Palladian society gave their first
musicale last Friday evening. The hall was
filled by an appreciative audience.
The Bryan Club have organized with the
following officers : Chairman, Geo. Flippin ;
vice chairman, Davis ; treasurer, Wm. John
ston ; captain, F. D. Eager.
The University Dancing Club gave its
second dancing party Saturday evening,
Oct. 22nd. A large company of students
attended and report a pleasant time.