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sports I fflMtfittje SPORTS (Formerly The Register and Leader) llliS MOINES. IOWA. SUNDAY- MOUNINd. NOVKMHKIt 2(i. UMO. HAUGHTON COACHED NEBRASKA TRIMS EAST FIGHTS WEST TO SCORELESS TIE IN ANNUAL CONTEST THE DAYS OF REAL SPORT By BRIGGS Father of Two a Cridder SCRAPPY I0WANS BY AERIAL ROUTE YALE TEAM BEATS NOW -STOP yOcir4 VJHIMIM6. You OOfiHT To Be GLAD To ' "HELP MOTHER - jTciST ImMK OP Tne IHOOSANOJ AIM- vJ - JimiiAV CHRIAMU.S ! tONT HAV6 HARVARD PLAYERS I OF Bofi vwb GiRLS "THrVr mmjtD HE GLAD to MWC e 4 TbRKer TO PICK - Forward Pass Plays Important Factor in Huskers' Victory Over Hawkeyes. Scrappy Lee Township Eleven j . till jB S IW.WV W7X': Blue Triumphs Over Crimson in . Annual Contest With Score of 6 to 3. FANS CELEBRATE VICTORY Outplays Its Rivals and Deserves Victory. J "Parade Over Gridiron, Burn Colored Lights and Shoot Fireworks. TEAMS BATTLE IN GALE Robinson Field Goal and Neville's Touchdown Only i Scores of Game. NEW HAVEN, Nov. 26,-r-Yule triumphed over Harvard here this afternoon by a score of 6 to 3. Tonight the entire town and gown is celebrating the first victory over the Crimson since 1909 and the first touchdown since 1907. The victory of the Eli was fairly won and clearly deserved. Yale sent on the field a team which was individually superior to the Harvard machine and by sheer power and ability- downed the Cambridge combination, emerging from the conflict with the honors of the annual struggle which Crimson cohorts had come to look upon as their personal heritage. . Possessed of a stronger line and a back field fully the equal of Har vard s, tne tin eleven took up the battle after the Crimson had eone into the lead with a field goal 1n the opening period. With a steady attack aided by the break of a re -covered lumoie, Vale forced Harvard across its own goal line for ,. a touchdown that proved to be the winning score of the contest. H Yale Always Holds Lead. Harvard put forth a desperate defense and battled viciously against every foot gained by the lue but was finally heaved across ,( its own line under the irresistible charges of the conquering Elis. Once in the lead, the- home team never gave its .opponents opportunity to strike again and held the three point margin throughout the game. The victory was won before the ilargest and most picturesque assemblage of gridiron enthusiasts ,that ever witnessed a football game. Close to 80.000 spectators a massed within the Yale bowl, filling every available' foot of space. When the timekeeper's whistle announced the completion of play and of Yale's victory, thousands of cheering and yelling Yale alumnt and students rushed out jipon the field, engulfing the fatigued Blue heroes as they sprinted for the side lines. For a moment there was a seething mass of young and old, M men and women, that completely ' hid the players. Then out of the maelstrom emerged the members of the winning team, borne upon the shoulders of tbeir classmates and the customary parade around tk the field began. Yale Hooters Celebrate. Led by the university band and , the captains of the crew, track, ana baseball teams, the joyous tide swept down the gridiron in the snake dance that has become a part of such celebrations. Huge balls of blue fire were attached to the two bars at the extreme ends of the field, while squads of untie graduates fired volley after volley of Roman candles across the bars as the band played and the blue. section or tne stands sang and cheered. . Across the bowl the Harvard body stood In silence after trie Crimson team had left the field until the parade reached their po- called for a lotfg yell for Yale and the volume of sound which aroBe carried praise for the Blue eleven and evoked an equally hearty re sponse from Yale as well as ap plause from the neutral spectators Tiny Gamer I'mlrr Handicap. The game was played under trying conditions. The day was com and cloudy and a gale that reached a veloilty of forty miles an hour t 1lew across the field. It carried 1ha kicked hull in awli-lino- anri pr. rat c circles, maicine nuntinsr ana atching difficult and uncertain. weeping out of the north, the gale new tne lengtn or tne griniron giv- ne the team with -the wind at its hack a decided advantage and one that the quarterbacks were quick to improve. Both the Harvard and Yale scores were made when the respective elevens occupied this point of vantage. Harvard opened life game by " winning the toss and Captain Dad-miin elected to defend the north goal. . Horween punted to Laroche who fumbled on Yale's j!6-yarii line. - Thacher pounced upon- the ball and the Harvard eleven begun to hammer at the Yalo forwards. Robinson was forced to try a field goal from the Eli 28-yard line. The ball carried fair between the posts and Harvard's only points of the contest were registered. ' IeBre's Fumble a Blessing:. Yale's chance Came in the second period when, after the teams had hanged goals. Horween's best kicking effort against the wind was a ( drive to mldfleld. Neville and Le-gore battered their way out through the Crimson forwards for (ten yards. On the next rush Le- J gore fumbled the ball as he was I tackled, the pigskin bounding to-I ward the Crimson goal, until Gates (caught it up. He ran to the 12-' yard murk before he was hauled l.clowm foot by foot.. Harvard was forced back, four downs barely gaining a the necessary ten yards. With two more yards needed to make the touchdown Yale plunged three , times into Harvard for only slight 'suing but on the fourlh try Nev- lll, slid , over for tint won the game ll'nder the terrlll 1-1' ti,A tho Mar tne touchdown llo-nttack of the Una tho Harvard inpunn i brn-e and the backfleld. found Jt " CtliliJililtu'oN "a'AOtf TUKKJB. ? ' SB NORTH HIGH SCORES VICTORY OVER AMES Little ' Cyclones Routed After Desperate Fight in Grid iron Struggle. FUMBLE DECIDES BATTLE Brown, North End, Recovers Ball and Runs Half Length of . Field for Touchdown. AMES, la., Nov. 25 North Des Moines High with tbe aid of a benevolent Ames fumble in the first quarter, took a fall out of the Little Cyclones here today, winning by the narrow margin of 14 to 12. The locals' failure to twice kick goals after touchdowns gave victory to the Des Moines boys. The fumble which sent Bobby Thompson's proteges down to defeat was somewhat similar to the fumble which cost Ames its annual battle with Iowa a week ago. The ball had been in the Cyclones' possession in North Des Moines' territory: North obtained the ball and punted to the middle oT the field. Brown Outruns Tacklors. A Cyclone player fell on the ball but let it slip awaj from him and Joe Brown, the dusky North end. grubbed the pigskin and outran a half dozen tacklerg for the touchdown. Goal was kicked, giving the visitors a lead of seven points. The Ames team ouenea up the game with a vicious rush. North kicked off well down In Ames territory and the manner in which the Litrle Cyclones returned it down tho field was greatly encouraging to the Ames rooters. Hoon, Ames fullback and captain, and Ricketts, left halfback, tore tn North defense to pieces for long gains through the line and around the ends. - Hoon put the bladder on the North 2-yar-d line and Ricketts hammered a touchdown ovei the linee In one scrimmage. The kick for the one point missed fire. In the second quarter, the battle was more even, and ineither backfleld was successful In the offense. The game developed Into a puntlnt, duel, both teams' resorting to punrs to keep from being scored on. An Ames player made a spectacular run of forty yarda for what looked like a touchdown, but Referee Mayser decided otherwise. . North Works Forward Push. In the third quarter the forward pass was executed by North High with varsity class. Clark, the Des Moines uarterhck flipped two beautiful passes, the second ui which resulted directly in North's second touchdown. The first one. from Quarterback Clark to Left End Scarplno, gained about thirty yards, the ball being placed on Uhe Ames 35-yard line. North hit the line hard and got the ball down to Ames' 8-yard line, from which nolnt Clark flipped another pass into the waiting hands of Scarplno across the Ames goad, Goal was kicked. In the last quarter. Ames braced after a couple at its staTs had taken time oat, and played .the brand of football that featured the first period. Twice. Ames marched down the field almost to North's last trench, and finally put it over by smashing tbe North line. The liheup: AMKS 13." I NoTlTH-D. ML- 14 I.. Hoon TIE T! K Klllolt Uunlap R.T.IK.T . :iJIInh Trnv KO'lMi Il'ivnl in Coitpr '. CYC MHtnlrn Klllolt l.VI.,: f'-Nl HleiircrWrtlt . ...I.T.U. T Mornln -tp r C'r.'lv r?.Rl..R. Ht-urp4nn Anrlcrwin ..-.(. H.'Q.R . 1'lnrK Xolnn -. K.H.! MM 'lirniv Kirk!! ...... I. H i I.. II (Vilun It. HnXn C ...K.my.n Mnftn; ifflilHl Ht-ffrt-i. Mtiymr of Yt.lf; umpire- nuiiz of Druke; IteaiilliH-smuii. Jftun-HOn of Aitipc. 8'-nrfl ly periods: Norlh 1 0 7 1 4 Ail") ' .1 " O 1! KiinsHtuttonw Norlli, Mrown for KllloH: W Hlfh for Mornlnpvtur; Mornliips: hi- or !h; Slater for Irw: lrew for xuur. Amen, limy for Terrw: Terry for IMinlip; row-Kate for Crfty: 8ov!l for I'on.-ga te : I'oeetiale for It. Hoon: Dunlnp for l. Hoon: l.ewtii for N'olnn. Pummarv TnuoJ-down. Rlcb-"!y, An-fleiMon, llrrwn. H' Brpliw?. Klcka after touttulfntb, Clark X Highland Park Rivals to Play in Annual Contest Old ' time football players in Highland Park are preparing for their annual Thanksgiving morning game, in which the West side of Sixth avenue plays the East side of the street. Rivalry between the two teams is intense and a hard battle is sure to result, at the start of the gamef finish if the neriods are too long Tom Fairweather, city councilman, who Is managing the team from the west side of the street is taking every precaution and has even named a medical corps, consisting of Dr R. L. Parker and Dr. H B. Woods, and a hospital corps, consisting of T. H. Dexter, Wilbur Orris and Clyde Brady, i to . help carft for the dead and dying. John Nelson is acting as press agent. Falrweather's team, not includ- ALGONA FLAYS FORT DODGE Thanksgiving Day Came Arranged for Title Claimant. Showing' Against Dodgers May Solve Championship Tangle. v ALGONA. Ia., Nov. 25. Algona's claims to the state tygh school football championship will be determined on Thanksgiving day, when the undefeated eleven representing the local school clashes with the strong Fort Dodge team. The Thanksgiving day game will serve to give dopesters an idea as to the relative strength of Algona High with the other strong teams of the ptate. f Fort Dodge has been defeated by West D-es Moines High but It tied Sioux City High, which triumphed over East Din Moines. East Saturday played West to a draw and won a moral victory at least, Judging from reports. Algona has neither been beaten nor scored upon thin year and since West's showing against East, claims the state championship. YALE SHOOTERS , WIN Old Kit TrnpNliooters (Jet Collegiate Title. NEW HAVEN, Nov. 25. Yale won the Intercollegiate gun club shoot at the Yale traps today with a score of 429 out of a possible 500. Princeton was second with 413, Cornell third with 362, and Dartmouth last with 351. Captain Caesar of Princeton won tbe Hilver cup for Individual high score .with 90 breaks out of a possible 100. Ryan of Cornell was sec ond with 89. The team scores: Cornell. :in; YHle. 90; S.vra-iie, 11".; Hmvurd, l-'O; Mtttne. 123; Dartmouth l::t- Pennsylvania. 17't; 1'rlnoeton. J72; Mlohlltan. lilH; Penn State. Hit; nd College of City of New Vork. S-'H. SEMIPR0S PLAY ' TODAY Junction CaniiHT Will Meet Gruna View Hlars. Another amateur football game is scheduled for Union park this afternoon at 2:30 o 'clock. The Vallev Junction Campers and tne Grand View. Stars are the teams that will clash. Last Sunday the Campers downed the Grand View team at Valley Junction by the score of 24 to 0. The locals are strengthened ior today's game and have hopes Of victory. MAROONS PLAY TIGERS Negro Football Eleven Will Attempt Comeback Today. The Maroons, local Negro football team, badly beaten by the AU-Ktars last Sunday, will attempt a comeback this afternoon against the Ti-cr Stars or East Des Moines. The game will be played at the East High stadium and will start at 2:30 o'clock. - To Unit) lntf Hlimv March 27. DETKOIT. Nov. 25. Tbe Detroit Kennel club will hold its second annual dog -syw at. the Armory here on Maris-1 27 and 28. h it i eared that tome East side team, has not announced raer.' nbeno'his lineup yet, but Falrweather's lng the councilman himself, who Is a bench manager, ana proua oi it, has a team with a total weight of 1.726 pounds, making an average of only 157, but It is believed that Kalrweather, following the custom of the best coachas weighed his men with an extra fifty pound weight on the beam, and forgot to count it. C. C. Campbell, manager or tne men are as follows: h. Wallace, leff end J. xPopple, left tackle; D. Montgomery, left guard; R. Mclntyre, center; h. SheppaM, right guard; L. Lorey, right tackle; F. Mclntyre, right end; P. Lorev, quarterback; Frank Mclntyre, left half; O. Bradley, right half; F. Lorey, fullback; and O. Reese, A. Gibson, II. Reese, G. Reese. F. Wallace, R. fiheppard, G. Herrick, O. Lorey, H. Cunningham and H. Willis, substitutes. ta.t lllfh 0. Weat High 0. North High 14, Amea . IOWA. bnuka 34, Iowa 11. WKHT. Wlaronaln O. Illlnoia V. Notre Ihunr 4. Alma II. Vliineeota HI. hlranu a. I'tlrduo 0, IntiiHna 0. 0 'aat 14. Hiram ?. Kenton 1(1, Weatern Reaerve U. Oklahoma 14. ArltaneaM 13. Ie Tun HA, Lake Foreat 0. I nit eralty of Oregon 87 1 Onwon Angle. II. Multnomah Hub. 3.1: Willamette, T. f WaahlnKton state. 19; finnaaca, 0. hit tier, lit Oecitiental, It. KASTP. Tala . Harvard s. I'enn 18, Weal Virginia Wealejan 0. Lehigh IS, I.afujrtto O. llolv 4'rnaa , Wort-eater T-h. 6. Kordham BS, (iallnndet O. Uaahlngton and JefteraoB 41, Chattanooga it. ' Stray IS. arr 7. ...... New Vork unWerallr a. olumhla 0. Kutgera S4, Dlrklnattn O. tieorgetown 7tt. llueknell 0. Ilarerford It). Hwiirtlinuire i. HuaitHMianna la. IWuinon allejr 0. hrraruae . Tllfta la CYCLONES FINISH THIRD Purdue and Chicago Finish in . Order Named. All Runners. Finish in Good Condition at Lafayette. LAFAYETTE. In1.. Nov. 25. Special: Purdue won the annual "Big Nino" conference cross-country-run this afternoon, the Boiler makers making a sprndid showing. Chicago finished second, Ames third Minnesota fourth, Ohio State fifth. Wisconsin sixth, and Iowa seventh. The race started on Stuart field and finished there Just before the Purdue-Indiana football game began. Purdue had prevlmsly won the dual meet with Illinois and was figured a strong tuvorite to-dav. although Minnesota and Ames were expected to give the Purdue team a close race. The course covered a distance in five and one-flfthTtliles over country roads west of Purdue university. The runners all finished In good condition. The scoring was by points, the low score winning as firsts were figured one point, second two points, and so on. Purdue's score was 56, Chicago 63, Ames 72. Minnesota 92, Ohio State 4, Wisconsin 102, and Iowa 193. The ether teams competing were far behind and their points were not completed. The time of the run was 27 minutes and 25 seconds. NEWSBOYS PLAY TODAY Will Meet Muroon Juniors at West Stadium. The Newsboys' football team will attempt to win Its first football game of the season this afternoon when It stacks up against the Maroon Juniors at the West High stadium. The contest will start at 1:30 o'clock. KwnillH Want Gimic. The Recruits want a football garua- with some 120 pound team foi thanksgiving day. Call BiacK 3229. fl YESTERDAY'S RESULTS ARMY ELEVEN WINS ANNUAL NAVY GAME Cadets Start With Rush and Get Big Lead on Rivals Who Finish Strongly. USUAL NOTABLES PRESENT Oliphant and Vidal for Army and Roberts for Midshipmen Prove Stars. NEW YORK, Nov. 25. Aim skill triumphed over Navy pluck when the football teams from West Point and Annapolis clashed in their annual battle at the Polo grounds today. The cadets' victorious score was 15 to 7, but the middles fought ganiely until the final blast of the whistle. Some 60000 citizens, not counting the governor of New York, cabinet officers,' generals, admirals and an array of lesser lights lit both branches of the government service, saw the combat. Only for the absence of President Wilson, the game would have provided all the spectacular incidents which K to make Army-Navy football battles historic. Winter winds swept through the great standB, packed with cheering partisans of the soldiers and sailors. The gay gowns of the feminine rooters were hidden under furs and heavy coats. But there was no lack of vivid color, heaa of chrysanthemums swayed as their wearers cheered and shouted and the pennants of both schools were waved proudly. Cadrts Celchrntfl Victory. When the cadets trooped out n the stands at the end of the game ail "rushed" the colors, they had eleven victories to their credit in the Navy's nine, and they celebrated this achievement in time honored, fashion. Seven hundred and sixty strong, they massed In front of their beaten rivals, did a serpentine dance about the field before forming a great oval and then at a given signal, rushed poll mell about their colors, held aloft by three of their number. Olipluint Milken Itig Run. The Army stnrted off with a rush. On the kickoff Oliphant caught the ball on his own 5-yard line a'nd carried It back through a broken field, past eleven plunging middies to within five yards of the Navy's goal. Emm that point It was rushed over for a touchdown. It also was Oliphant who later kicked a field 'goal for the Army. 'Ooodstein, the young center for the Navy, was the hero oT the Annapolis clan tonight. He broke through the Army line In the third period, blocked one of Vldal's punts, and raced fifteen yards for a touch down Governor Whitman, Mayor Mitel - I, Secretary of the Navv Daniels id Secretary of War Baker, were el, and among theoffit lal dignitaries who occupied boxes when the battalion of cadets marched on the field. In light blue uniforms, with long overcoats and carrying yellow pennants with a band at their bead, the soldiers paraded In company front, dragging a mountain machlnt gun as a mascot. They started a storm of applause that was re-newpd several times as they gave a display of the mnchinellke marching for which they are 'famous. Then their band played tbem up Into thelcblcachers at doubTe time. Catlcts'nnd Middies Parade. A few moments after the cadets had cleared tho field the middles, about 1,200 strong, marched in with their blue and crimson uniformed bandsmen. In the long navy blue coats of their service, they were in deep contrast to the Army. Their perfect marclilng, first In columns of fours, then swinging into a front fliat extended the length of tho field, produced another burst of applause from the iipctitirH which continue! until the sailors reached tlieitr seats. CONll.NltD OJlTl'AliM 1 66. GAME CLEANLY FOUGHT Both Elevens Show Fighting 'Spirit Both in Offensive and Defensive Play. MANY STARS IN STRUGGLE Otoupalik of Nebraska and Davis of Iowa Figure Prominently in Contest. BY ItKKOK STl ART, Jit. (Staff Ri-prenrntatlvr ) IOWA CITY, la., Nov. 25. Four backfleld men playing 'without a quarterback, all able to pass the ball and two of them able to carry It. brilliantly scored a 34 to 17 victory for Nebraska over Iowa today In the closing game of the seaBon for both schools. They won from a team that played a stout and persistent defensive game after the first quarter, which they captured with a touchdown and a dropklck, both by Davis, Iowa's star for the day. Nebraska owes Its victory to the skill of its backfleld In shooting (lie ball "for either short or long passes over the line, supplemented by a sticky fingered pair of ends who plucked the ball out of the air with remarkable accuracy. Caley and Otoupalik, left half and left fullback for the Huskers, were Cue only men who showed any ability to skirt the Hawkeye ends and the big fullback was practically the only man to gain over the Iowa line which, except for two short periods, held solidly. Iowa Attack Results In Score. Captain Laun for tbe Iowa team, started things off when he booted he ball, as only he can do it In this part of the country, outside on Nebraska's 7-yard line, obliging Nebraska to return a punt which Jenkins carried to the 3fi-yard lino, l.aun then shot a pass to Jenkins that was good for twenty-six yard3. Davis went, eight more and Duncan took the ball to the 1-foot line. Davis was sent over for the first touchdown. Davis added the free point and the stands went wild. Shortly afterward, after many fumbles and ome Jigging back and forth. Jenkins fell back to the 411-yard line and shot a beautiful drop kick over the bar for three more points. The first quarter ended with tbe ball In Nebraska's possession on the Iowa 4 0-yard line and the score, Iowa 10, Nebraska 0. Von Dm k urn Scores on Fumble. Iowa had done her scoring for the game when the period ended except for a touchdown by Von Lack ii m when he scooped up a fumble which Caley dropped attempting a forward pass and raced fifty yards for his team's final score. But Iowa was not through playing by any .means. The line was Just getting well into action. Laun was still in the game, sending his punts to the side lines far behind V-e Nebraska backs and the Iowa offense was demonstrating some of the best tackling the Huskers have encountered thin year. The line showed the Nebraska backs that overhead was the best route for them and Caley was quick to realize the fact. Huskers Smash the Line. - Nebraska's first score, early In the second quarter, however, was earned by a series of smashes that were tlreir best during the contest. Otoupalik, Caley and Cook skirted the ends for short gains, but were regular at It and carried the ball to the Iowa 4-yard line for a first down from which Otoupalik smashed It over. The kickout was good, but the attempt at goal failed. Davis . fumbled on the second play after the kickoff and Iowa did not again regain possession of the -ball. After a successful forward pass and dashes by Caley and Otoupalik, the latter slipped over tho top of the line for a second counter and thtB time Corey made a good kick. Score: Iowa 10, Nebraska 13. Laun Hurt, leaves (Jaine. Latin was sadly missed when he was taken out of the game as the result of a kirk over the ear and liannlck. who replaced Jenkins, was thrown for mostly losses before the visitors' .passing machine had scored again. It required a bunch of swift ones, two of them over the goal line, for tho red clad front line was too eager, and could not stay on ' side to take the ball to wnere Caley could flip over the .h, Iillfi t0 otoupalik for the third touchdown. Calev again caught, ,ne punt out and Corev added his point. Score: Iowa 10. Nebraska 20. The half ended while Corey'B kick was In the air. Davis gave himself another chance for a try at a drop kick when he Intercepted a forward pass early In the third quarter and raced slxtv yards to Nebraska's 20-yard line only to be pulled down from behind by Dobsoo after an Iowa man had caused him to stumble and slow down. A forward pass by Scott was Incomplete and Davis dropped back to put another over. Rhodes blocked the kick and Nebraska recovered on the Iowa 38-yard line. A -forward pass. Caley to Otoupalik carried the ball to Nebraska's 4 7-yard line and on the next, play, von Lackum picked up Caley's fumble and ran half the length of the field for Iowa's last score. Davis kicked goal. Score: Iowa 17, Nebraska 20. The third quarter ended without further scoring. Xcbritska Works Aerial Kouto. Otoupalik was responsible for the next Nebraska score when he inter-ceptc I Linn's Pass at the opening of the final quarter in nildfleld. til.NIlM JSU t:T i'AOK XHO. CARL (CURLY) CLARKE. INDIANOLA, la., Nov. 25. Special: A story printed In The Des Molries Register recently that "Dad" Robs of the Drake football squad probably was the only minister, married man and father playing football In the state, brings to light that Robs has a rival. Word comes from Des Moines that Ross denies the allegation so far as the children are concerned, so Carl, Clarke of the Simpson college has him beaten. Clarke is a minister, is married and has a son, Tom, who is old enough to visit the gym with his father. Clarke Is a junior and expects to return and play with Simpson again next year. OHIO STATE WINS "BIO NINE" TITLE Routs Northwestern in( Deciding Conflict, Scoring Heavily ' in Final Period. CHIC HARLEY BIG STAR Youthful Ohio Halfback Scores Two Touchdowns and Kicks Field Coal. COLUMBUS, O.. Nov. 25. Ohio State university, the baby member of the Western conference, tonight holds the undisputed football championship of the "Big Nine" as a result of Its 23 to 3 victory over Northwestern hers today. . t)hlo gridiron warriors have won every game they have played thiB season, and today's defeat was the first suffered .this year by Northwestern. In the first three periods, (he two teams seemed evenly matched. With the score a tie In the fourth period. Ohio cut loose and what re mained of the game was In the na ture of a slaughter. Harley Hero of Gunif. . "Chic" Harley, one of the biggVst sensations of western football this year, wag the hero of the game. He broke through Northwestern's entire team for a run of sixty-three yards and a touchdown, and succeeded In scoring all hut seven of Ohio State's points. Harley is 19 years old, the youngest member of his team. "Paddy" Driscoll, in whom Northwestern pinned herjiopes for victory, also played a wonderful game, making his team's only Ohio State did the first scoring In the first period, when Harley kicked a field goal from the 35-yard line. During the remainder of that and the next two periods, neither team seemed to be able to make much headway, both being forced to punt frequently. Ohio Offense Crushes Purple. The climax came in the fourth period when Driscoll tied the score with a field goal from the 38-yard line. Ohio tightened up and before the end of the game had scored three touchdowns In rapid succession. Harley, aided by a wonderful line offensive, began Ohio's scoring. The Buckeyes continued their drive and a very few minutes later Harley again went over North-western's line for a touchdown. This time, however, he failed to kick goal. After Harlev's long run. the apparently dlsheartene-d Evanston team played a poor defensive game and in the last two minutes of play, Captain Sorensen, in his last college football game, went over Northwestern's line for a third touchdown. He then closed his football record by kicking a perfect coal. The game ended shortly after the last touchdown. Lineup and summary: 1 OHIO 'TATBn NWKSf Holn . . . I-K.1I..E IJrunihHch . . . .1 I..T Itftmftl 7Mdnn : L..U.' I. .11. . Holtkamp "' H. .1. rotirtncy.lt tvi R.O. . H. G. Courtney. R.T.i R T. . Peabo.ly R.K iH K. . v.-. i) rt ij.h. . Hurm I, H. 11,11.. Hurley n H i It.. Storfnuen (r) . . F. B. 1 F. II. rirlch Smith , . . . X.nnttrr FutnH m . . Norman Brlphtnilre . . . Prlxrnll IvllinitM-ood . . . KohIer Si-ore hv periods: Ohio Sinte 3 O O '.'II 2S Xorthwedtern " n S S SultHtlttitlon? Ohio Suite. Norton for Hurm. Turner for 7.eliion, lr-pnel for Norton, Mr,lnnnl1 for Pphoo1v, Itrrver for Floe-el. Van LH-ne for Holtkiimn. L,nnp for Turner; Northwestern, rmlprhlll for Hrightmlre, Arryew for Brutnonch. Mulder for TlrVh Randolph for Smith. WllltamH for l-nderhlll. , Sumtnnrv Touchdown. Harley 2. or-eneon: goals from touchdo'v nit. Harley Sorennon annla from field, Harley; drop Ulrk Itrlerolt. Official Marldanhn of MlettlE-en, referee- Redden of Mlchfltan. umplte; Kkl-rldee of MU-hlttfln. field JuilKe; Thurber of Colaate, head llneeman. Time of quarter 1.", minute. . Harvard rlcats Ynlo at Starrer. NKW H.WKN. Conn..-Nov. 25. Harvard won tllo soccer game with Yale today two, goals to none. EXCELS IN ALL BUT KICKS Scarlet and Black Makes Three Times As Many First Downs As Its Opponents. RECORD CROWD SEES GAME Time Cheats East Siders Who Carry Ball to 6-Yard Line As Battle Ends. v ' STATISTICS OF GAME. . of flrat down la 6 Yd, iralenil In iorlm...tO 109 u. at tempt-d forwiM-d IMlaaea t 10 rto- Hucceaaful forward liaKae o I Yd, trained forward paaa. 9 . 35 1'a.He Interrupted by.. 1 Y d. lot by Itenaltlra. . 441 8 Time held for down. ... 0 1 No. of klrltoff 1 1 Yard klrltoff returned. !0 U No. or punta 7 7 Avenuro of mint 87 1-7 ?9 Y'ard punt returned.. 0 84 Yard thrown for loa.. 0 37 No. of fumble 2 s Fumble recovered S S llrop kirk attempted . . S S fifiOL'ND ftAlNKII HV INntVttirili . tt A Yard. Ahhy, Eat ,un . Jnhnaon, Kaat fli Jl.-lulloiiith. Kaat 4 Klaaetter. Kattt 40 '" ' A. llevlne, Went M ti. lleylne, Kent 3'S Cunningham, Went BV JAKE NORENBERSKY. West Hlgh'a hopes for the stat as well as the city football championship were blasted on the Drake stadium yesterday when East High outfought, outplayed and outgamed the Maize and Blue, and held that much touted championship team to a scoreless tie. When Field Judge Billy Brennen announced that the game was finished East had West all but knocked out and 'the ball was In the possession ot the Lee township boys on West's $-yard line. More than 10,000 football fans, said to be the largest crowd that ever witnessed a game between the two teams for the last twenty-two years, packed the Drake stadium yesterday expecting West to win by at least ten points. West High supporters were so confident of victory before the game that they were betting as high as fourteen points, but when the fourth quarter ended, though broken In spirit and pocket-book, many conceded that East was tho better team. As a result of yesterday's scoreless tie the city and state championship is again In a muddle. West .and East will have to share the city itle, with West, Bloux City, Mar- sliainovn Alortno. nntl other nnrloe feated teams dividing the honors In the state championship race. Algona may get a good claim to the title this coming Thursday when the boys from that town hook up with Fort Dodge on their home gridiron. East Deserves Victory. ' ' '" The West High team left the battle field yesterday broken in spirit. They hoped to close the gridiron season with a great victory over thelftEast side- rivals, but tbe lads from Lee township, well coached and trained to tha minute, played a sensational gam and if any team deserved a victory lu a city championship series it was East High yesterday. 1 Never in the history of East High football has the school been represented by such a well coached team and bunch of "fighters" as those who wore the Scarlet and Black colors in yesterday's combat. Is an Eiwt High Victory. The East High team can consider yesterday's great showing as a well earned victory. Solem's youngsters, working like a well oiled machine, smashed the West High line to bits on the offensive and turned back the rushes of the Maize and Blue backs In most of the game. Statistics of the game show that East clearly outplayed West. Solem's players made three times as many first downs as West, 16 to 6. East gained 294 yards on straight scrimmage while West gained only 109 yards by hitting the line and skirting the ends. Asliby Star Ground Gainer. Ashby, the former Boone Negro lad, again demonstrated to local football tans yesterday that he Is without a doubt the greatest halfback In the state. Ho was East's biggest ground gainer, he alone making 118 yards through the West High team. Captain Johnson gained 52, yards, McCullough 49 find Elf 'Vr 40. Aubrey Devine was Wei. - best ground gainer, he reeling oft 58 yards against East. West yesterday played In its regular form. Its Inability to down East can be attributed to the t kct that East is at least as good a team. The West Siders worked the same plays that had spelled defeat to every team they met on the gridiron this fall, but East was equal to the task, downing West High backs time after time before they started and broke up the forward passes',' nine of the ten times that they were attempted. A lateral pass, which was a beauty, G. Devine to A. Devine to Kedllng-shafer netted tbirty-five yards. East Wins Argument to No Purpose East won an argument yesterday before the game that prevented the Lee township lads from scoring a touchdown and winning the con test. Coach Stewart of west wMjted the teams to play m-min-utcyieriotls. but Solom refused to MJLMJOJ ON 1UU. ...a. .... .waa "

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