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About The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 1, 1893)
The Co-ed Skating Club will .soon reor
ganize. Frank A. llinkey, left end, will captain
Yale next year.
A gymnasium exhibition will be given
early in the spring.
Six of Yale's crew have returned to college.
This leaves only two vacant scats.
" Budd " Jones, right guard, and Marry
Church, right end, have left school.
The baseball team must have new suits for
the coming season. The old ones are worn
Captain King of Princeton has declined a
re-election. No one has been chosen captain
As we will have no annual, every student
is invited to contribute his extra dollar to the
The University of Virginia has the cham
pion southern foot-ball team, though no league
had been organized.
The Southern fnter-collegiate Association
was organized last Wednesdsiy, for foot ball,
base ball and field-day sports.
The local athletic association has with
drawn from the state association. They want
" foemen worthy of their steel."
All of this year's Harvard team will return
to school next year except Trafford. Bert
Waters, left guard, will captain the team.
The alumni association of North -Western
University have set aside $2,500 to be used
exclusively as a salary fund for coachers.
Mr. Casper W. Whitney thinks it would be
advisable, in many cases, to do away with
leagues, each club remaining independent.
Brown's ball team is hard at work. All
of last year's men have returned, and they
expect to repeat their last year's successes.
The Stanford -California game resulted in
a tie, 10-10, and the question still remains
unsettled as to which is the greatest coach,
Camp or McClung.
Princeton's base ball team is practicing
daily in their cage. All but four of last
year's team have returned to school. At
present their greatest need is a good battery.
In the Western Fooi-Ball Association of
fices are distributed as follows: President,
Kansas ; Vice President, Nebraska ; Secre
tary, Iowa ; Treasurer, Misspuri.
Yale and Princeton talk of withdrawing
from the inter-collegiate association and form
ing, with Harvard, a triangular league. If
this is done, Pennsylvania, Cornell and Wes
lcyan will probably form another league.
Kansas University expects to have a
much stronger base-ball team this year than
last. The best of last year's team remain,
and there is much new talent. They think
they have found, in Springer, a pitcher that
can equal Barnes.
Geo. Flippin, our famous half, is the holder
of four medals of the of the State Inter-collegiate
Association. He won the hurdle, the
hammer throw, the heavy weight wrestle and
putting the shot. In the last named event he
put the shot (16 lbs) 41 ft. 1-2 in., breaking
the collegiate record.
We present to our readers with this issue,
a cut of the 'varsity team for '92. Nebraska's
first team was organized in the fall of '90
with A. M. Troyer as captain. Two games
were played, both won. In '91 four games
were played, two won and two lost. J. H.
Johnston was captain and C. D. Chandler
Athletics are booming at the University of
Pennsylvania. They will have a new athletic
field that will contain two base ball diamonds,
two foot-ball fields, and a cricket crease.
Around this field is a one-third mile track.
They have employed a salaried manager to
have charge oi all the teams. Woodruff, of
Yale, has been employed to coach and train
the crew. A tank, similar to Yale's and Har
vard's, will soon be constructed.
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