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About The Nebraskan. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1892-1899 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 8, 1893)
Iowa to win the pcnant this year, Let the by the boys in any team that they have met.
students of the University make arrange- It is expected that our new coach will put a
monts to accompany our team to Omaha, and team in the field that will move vith the pre-
witness the last game of the season. cision of a single man. The University is to
r . . t ,t f,u be congratulated tor having obtained so cmi-
We are pleased to note the interest which fa b ,
, ... , , r.i . . i 4 ncnt a coach. He has played foot-ball at
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state league, and have arranged a schedule of
fa . , , , r !, s tv had defeated the Baker boys. Later in
games. They will develop players for the Bv
w t , r . , 1-11 u, 4.i,TT; the season the boys from Baker returned the
Varstys future teams, and will be to the Uni- J
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versity what the smaller colleges ot the East "".""" , r i
. xr i i5 i tj j tu bovs from Kansas University were defeated,
are to Yale, Princeton and Harvard. The J J
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await the champion games between the Var
sity team and the elevens of adjoining states.
These games will be the athletic events of
the year. Thousands will witness them. The
gate receipts will justify the venture.
Politics were rife in the halls last week.
ers who have returned and will try for posi
tions on the team may be mentioned the fol
lowing: Pace, captain of this year's team.
He has been quarter back on the 'Varsity
eleven the two years he has been in the Uni
versity. He is well qualified for the position ;
cool, and never despondent, quick to see a
From morning till night little groups of earn- point of vantage and nol QSS qujck to act.
est workers might be seen about tne nans lf Nebrask;l does not win tne pcnant this
and campus. Many were the schemes and year k win not be the captain's fauit.
counter schemes. The student body was Flippin's reputation as a foot-ball player,
thoroughly canvassed and well organized. uml an.roun(l athicte s not confined to our
Now that the fight is over let each student University nor to the state. We are proud
ascertain what were the causes of the present of him the star of the Western League. He
contest, and having ascertained, let him re- piaye(i a brunant game last year. What may
member. You may then understand how we not expect from him this year? He will
important it is that every student should be a bc found in his old position as half-back,
member of the Athletic Association, present Honpwnn w vonr's centor. will be with
us again. He has played only one year, but
has won the confidence of his captain, the
team, and the student body.
Of the boys that have i one faithful work,
and could be depended upon at all times,
whether ve were winning or losing, A. E.
Yout was not surpassed. He is plucky, has
great endurance, and always pays strict at
tention to the game.
Mosher is the only man at the U. of N.
at all its meetings, and careful in selecting
The following officers were elected :
E. A. Gcrrard, president.
R. L, Cheney, vice president.
H. L. Ricketts, secretary.
H. L. Kimball, Treasurer.
Geo. Flippin, Fred Lyons, Harvey Hcald,
J. W. Searson, board of directors.
The foot ball season at the U. of N. has
opened under very favorable conditions. We who, with almost no practice, has played a
may expect a winning team this year. Mr. good game as full-back. He will be found
Crawford of Ann Arbor, formerly of Yale, will among the regular men this year, and with
coach the team. We have never before had his natural ability and good practice will
a first class coach. As a consequence we meet the requirements of that difficult posi-
have been weak in team work. Our play- tion.
ers, as individuals, have not been surpassed What is Doane's loss is our gain. Mains,
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