The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899, January 01, 1893, Page 45, Image 5
.9 THIS NFBRASKAN 15 atactics. 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 out. Captain King of Princeton has declined a re-election. No one has been chosen captain as yet. As we will have no annual, every student is invited to contribute his extra dollar to the athletic association. 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 manager. 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.