The defeat administered by the Aledo eleven stung the boys into action. There were
evidences of a new determination and more spirit, when, a week later, they journeyed
North to line up against the Clinton High School team. The Collegians proved to
Ours is now the pleasure to tell of the
heroes on the diamond, gridiron and court. Deeds
of glory there were a-plenty—all deserving of
more worthy record, but space seems precious,
so we must be content with our…
"Mac" at end is fast and his ability to dodge makes
him a valuable man in returning punts. It was seldom
that a man ever circled his end in safety. Long end runs
for a touch-down are his hobby.
"Racer," at right-tackle, is a hard man to beat.
Although he likes to talk while playing, still he plays a
hard game. He is a game tackier, and but few opponents outwit him on the gridiron.
"Fitz" is a valuable man at center and rarely if ever
made an inaccurate pass. He plays a steady and good
game and on account of his size is a wall to his opponents. Unfortunately, he was absent from school the
last of the…
"Rip" finished his last season under the Blue and
White, this being his third year on the College team.
He says nothing while in the game, but plays like a
demon, and is one of the best tacklers on the team. A
man for left-guard of…
Michael F. Haley
"Mike" captained last year's team. He excels in all
branches of athletics, and won the position of full-back on
the Tri-City eleven for two years, as well as guard on the
Tri-City Basketball team. His ability to smash the…