First time girls team plays in public.

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First time girls team plays in public. - 179 ' Basket Ball. On February 8th the Coe...
179 ' Basket Ball. On February 8th the Coe basket-ball teams won a double victory over the girls' and boys' team from Western College. The games were played in the Y. M. C. A. gymnasium before a large of interested spectators, many of whom were brought out curiosity as the game between the Coe girls and the Western girls was the first one in which the girls' team had appeared in public. It marked the beginning of an important era athletics for girls at Coe, as it was the first intercollegiate atheletic event of any kind in which they have participated. The girls played a fast game. In the first half they were handicapped on account of a misunderstanding of the rules but fV»* f i w o fV»*a loct V»o1f rr»mmano#»H flua^r lioH r*»or»Vi*»H on orrr^«»_ - - - _ , _ . - ..._. -- _ o ment and they then made up for all the time which had been the first half. The boys in one of the hottest games of the season got revenge their defeat at Western and proved that there was some truth the statement that they were handicapped by playing on a floor at that place. By agility, endurance, and skill in baskets they amply made up for what they lacked in and reach. Girls. Goals from field: Miss Whitnell 3, Miss Miner 2, Miss McLeash i. Boys. Goals from field: Hawley 2, Munger i. Goals from fouls: Munger 2, O'Neal 8. The line up was as follows: COE GIRLS WESTERN GULLS McLeash _ - center _ Blitzer Miner right forward _._ A. Bishop Whitnell left forward Parsons Munger right guard _ Bishop Jones left guard...._ _ Cronk COE BOYS WESTERN BOYS Hawley center Wells Carpenter right forward Waldin Munger left forward Hayes O'Neal ..right guard _.Overholtzer Steinke _ left guard Taylor Final score: Coe girls n, Western girls 8. Coe boys 19, Western boys 16.

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  1. The Coe College Cosmos,
  2. 01 Mar 1902, Sat,
  3. Page 47

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  • First time girls team plays in public.

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