The Hesperian / (Lincoln, Neb.) 1885-1899, March 25, 1898, Page 7, Image 7
THE I fifcSMJKlAN u I til DIAMOND DUST. Cowgill has again entered school and begun practicing. As soon as the weather will permit Turner, Hansen, LoMar and Jowott will train for the hammer throw. Since there are only about seven weeks be fore the field day events and the state inter collegiate meet all men should enroll and be gin training at once. With such men as Pearso, Ryan and Saw yer as contestants in the half mile and mile races, the University can consider these two events as trophies in the intercollegiate con test. Burr has not reported for a practice as yet. He reports too much work as the reason. It will be a bad blow to the team if he does not got out as ho is the only available catcher in sight at prdseut. Nebraska had the most scientific batting team of anj college in the west last year. The method will be taught to all the new men this year. With Benedict as coach we are sure to have a hard hitting team. Fred Barnes is practicing with the team every day now. He is teaching the boys a great many plays only used' by professionals. If he stays until the middle of April as ho ex pects to do, the infiold will be able to play a style of game entirely unknown to amateurs. The candidates have settled down to hard outdoor practice. There are many fast can didates for the infield this year. This will make them all hustle. No man will get a place without playing hard for it. The can didates so far for the infield are: Moore, Rhodes, Itindler, Reed, Bliss, Wells, Cowgill, Johnson, Minor and Little. Every effort is being made to secure funds for a cinder track. By securing reserved seats for the pentathlon you will bo helping forward the acquisition of this indispensible requisite for field training, which will give University athletics victory at the intercolleg iate meet, and at the same time witness a close and exciting contest. Dr. Hostings,by request of Prof. Howard,of Doane,was iii Crete last Saturday aiid Mdhday ascertaining the physical condition of the ath letic men at Doano. Dr. Hastings found the men in good training and confident of success in the interstate contest. If Doane wins any thing in this meet it will be due to her train ing, energy,, pluck and united college spirit. Giants, Turner and Hansen, have begun training for the Shot Put with their former football enthusiasm and energy. We can count on these men, to so economize by skill their immense strength that former records will be easily broken and to hold the state championship. R. E. Jones entered last week and promises to become the strongest rival of Hanson. The indoor Pentathlon will occur this even ing. The judges for the contest are P. W. Pepoon,C. M. Story, Joel Stebbins; measurers, W. F. Knill, Adolph Shane, W. R. McGeahin Referee, Oliver Chambers; contestants, R. S. Waterman, I. A. Kellog, E. M. Bolen, B. M. LaSalle, P. W. Jewett, W. E. Andreson, L. S. Ryan, R. E. Benedict, M. P. Pillsbury, F. A. Leraar, R. C. James, Hart and O. T. Reedy. The general admission will be 15c. Reserved seats can be secured for ten cents extra either at the co-op or at the door. Other athletic men whom we can feel con fident will win us trophies in the state inter collegiate contest are Collete and R. D. An dreson in the 100 yd. dash; R. D. Andreson and P. W. Popoon in tne 2:20 race; Benedict will have a walk away with the pole vault. Wo will expect W. E. Andreson and Bene dict to do again what they did last year: win first and second place in the running broad jump. There are yet places for more candi dates in all the events, but there is special need for men to train in the hurdle race. The Delian Society regrets to lose from their number, Miss Cunningham, one of their moat valued new members. Miss Cunningham left school on account of poor health. After vis iting for a timo in Omaha she will return to her homo at Wayne, Neb. The Delian girls' program, which was post poned, will be given April 1st. All are invited to come and see how much this program will surpass tho one to be given in the near future by the Delian boyB.