Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on October 21, 1928 · Page 96
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LOM'S GREAT PUNTING CHECKS 7 hack NOT AN AIRPLANE PHOTO -A VIEW OF THE STADIUM FROM TIGHTWAD HILL . . ... ... , f ...... Here's the California-Trojan game as 2000 fans saw it froml temporary bleachers shown in the foreground, was filled with the excep-iTightwad Hill. The Stadium, which holds 79,300, including the tion of two or three spots. There were probably 1000 vacant seats in the Stadium, but the Tighwad Hill crowd easily brought the total to the 80,000 mark. The temporary bleachers are built on reinforced steel supports and hold approximately 10,000 spectators. The Bears fought the Trojans to a scoreless tie yesterday. TRIBUNE photol Georgia Tech Surprises Football World By Defeating Notre Dame GEORGIA TECH BEATS NOTRE DAME, 13-9 Southern Gridders Avenge She Losses In Succession PASSES WIN MIGHTY TROJANS HELD TO TIE BY BEARS Irish Beaten In Final Periods of Battle Kv rcnWARD W. LEWIS, Jti..ii..l I L!taff f .lOh.lsf tllli'i'it , I "Jill KXl i "no -ZT""V r RANT FIELD. ATANTA, VJ. Ga., Oct. 20. (U. P.) Heroes were made today when r:nrrfr Tech's (.olden lor naiin after six lean years of battling against the Irish of Notre Dame, defeated rvnui Rnrkne's eleven. 13 to 0, be fore a roaring crowd of 35,000 Southerners. The Southern conference champions of 1927 scored in the first a i ....in.iu mnklntr their UI1U imai f i V first touchdowns by smashing over fro mthe Notre uamei uiree-yiu line after two long passes had put the ball there. In the last quarter Lupkln, Tech hallback, intercepted a pass and reached the three-yard line before being downed. Line bucks put the ball across, and Mizell place kicked' the goal. The game was played under a bright Dixie sun, with enough touch of autumn lntheair to make It Ideal football weather. Notre Dame's feared aerial attack melted at cruciul moments, and the stubborn Tech line, when its goal line was threatened, staved off the lunges of the Irish back. The lineup: Georgia Tech. Position. Notre Dame Holland L. E Colerick Mare L. T. ...Miller (C.) Westbrook ... L. G. Law Pund (C.)...i. C. .... .Moynihan Drennon. R. G Twomey Speer. R. T Leppig Waddey R. B. .., Durant Q. B Mizell L. H. B. .. Thomason.. R. H. B. .. Randolph F. B. ... Score by quarters: Georgia Tech. ..... 0 0 Mrtfr Tlamft 0 0 Substitutions: Georgia Tern Jones for Holland, Herron for Waddey, Threb for Mare; Lumpkin for Randolph. Dunlap for Mitell. Mizell for 1 Dunlap, Dunlap for Mizell, "Waddey for Herron, Mizell for Dunlap, Randolph for Thomason, Watkins for Speer. Holland for Jones, Edwards for Westbrook, Brooks for Drennon. Notre Dame Cannon ' for Law, Niemiec for Montroy. Erady f8r Carideo. Chevlgny fdr Hullin, Colerick for Collins. Murphee for Vezie, Dew for Shay, Morrissey for Brady, O'Brien for Colerick. Colerick for O'Brien, Brady for Morrissey, Cannon for Law, Shay for- Dew, Nash for Monvihan. Carideo for Brady, Vezie for Murphy, Collins for Colerick, O'Brien for Collins, Morrissey for Carideo, Bondy for Cannon, Montroy for Chevvigny. Eider for Dew, Savoldi for Shay. Carideo for Morrissey. Scoring: Touchdowns, Georgia Tech, Mizell, Randolph. Point after touchdowns, Georgia Tech CMIzell, place kick). Yards gained from scrimmage, Georgia Tech 160, Notre Darae 199. Yards lost from scrimmage, Georgia Tech 10, Notre Dame 11. Forward passed, Georgia Tech, completed 2 for 27 yards, incomplete 1. intercepted 1; Notre Dame, completed s ior s yaras, Incomplete IX, intercepted 0. . .Vezie . . Carideo . . Montroy Mullln Shay 0 713 0 0 0 Coach "Nibs" Price led his sturdy Golden Bears through their first terrific battle of the season yesterday, holding the touted Trojan of U. S. C. to a 0 to 0 tie in the Memorial Stadium. Above are some scenes enacted before 0,000 leather-lunged rooters. Above, DON WILLIAMS, Trojan mainstay, it attempting a cut-back play through California's left tackle. BOB NORTON is shown taken out of the plaj-Jjttween . . : : T SPORT SECTION Ibunp FIVE FULL PAGES OAKLAND, CAL., SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1928 Arizona Teacher Trim New Mexico FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Oct. 20. (United Press). Northern Arizona Teachers college of Flagstaff defeated University of New Mexieo footballer her today II to . The last three quarters -were played in heavy rain an mud. Southern Methodist Trounces Rice, 53-13 DALLAS, Tex., Oct. 20. Rice Institute of Houston attempted to stop Southern Methodist university of Dallas today with the latter' own style of football and found the mustangs just as capable, at defense aa often in passing. Rice lost, ia to. it. two U. S. C. linemen. ROY RIEGEJLS and JIM COCKBURN are backing up the line. Below at the left, STAN B ARR is shown as he broke through the tine for a short gain. At the right, WILLIAMS is skirting the Bear left end for a gain. BERT SWARTZ has just missed him and STEVE BANCROFT and ROY RIEGELS I 1 .1 I - a 1 . T a rrntn are aooui to dive at tne elusive reet ot the great irojan back. I WtiUlyc, phoiot. St Ignatius Wins Hard 'Mix From Loyolans LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20. (U. P.) A heavy St. Ignatius eleven, from San Francisco, defeated a light Loyola, University line, 18 to 1J. here today. It waa not without a fight that the Innatlana won. They were trailing It to 12 when the. second half opened'. Then, in the third quarter, Barrellies took a 21 -yard ; pass from Horgan to make the I winning touchdown. The early scores came In groups, St. Ignatius running up a' 12 to 0 lead only to tall behind. It to 1) in the second quarter. Bears vs. Trojans lit u. C BO 4 1 0 0 0 0 o at la o Yds. Tdi. Loit Gain id 0S 0 20 1 ' 1 s 2nd Q h0 Tirfft dowoi 2 riHM tried 2 F'tMei mad 1 Yards gfllned .'.19 Intercepted 1 ToucbdowQB 0 Point after i 0 Yard gained ti Yard, lout 1 No salDi .'. 0 INDIVIDUAL EECOEDS. CALIFORNIA Ha. Ha. Stuns Gains Lorn A Hi'bmldt 5 I Corkburn ....... ft 0 Ban t 1 2 O 2 ' I O 0 It 4 1 2 1 33 0 0 0 3 rd a. c 1 0 . 0 0 24 TJ 0 O a l 80 4 z 1 0 o 4th a totals O 60 c sc 4 & 12 1 s 0 0 2 0 0 10 12 2 27 tl i 1 0 0 0 0 2S 32 S7 21S 0 4 10 S3 1 0 4 William. SaumWa Dutfleld Thorn n a . lllbtn ... Apsis .... V. I. 0. No. No. Tdl. Tda. Bun Gains Lost Gained .33 ta "CI t 1 1 24. 8 u 4 0 Nomber s" ' " Average length . Average returna Number punts .. Average fenftk .. Average ret urn . ..SO ..2 ..1 ..as 1.2 ac l 58 0 M 30 3 Ntrfnter punts blocked 1 Number poaltlas 4 Yards kxt tberebf 20 Vombles 1 Kf--nve-ed , 1 Lot bills on downs 1 at SB 28 M 3 80 I I 18 i 4 1 PRICE'S DEFENSE CRUSHES DON WILLIAMS' FLANK PLAYS Bears Come Back With. Smashing Attach Behind Loms Brilliant Punting; Gain Prevents Possible Score By TflEON WRIGHT. CALIFORNIA'S Golden Bears swept upward into the gridiron heavens yesterday higher than they have been at arty time since the "Wonder Teams" and they did it off the magic toe of Benny Lorn and the cracking shoulders of a squad of fighting fools. A football "Battling Nelson," stood toe to toe before a stadium of 80,000 people, and. battled it out with the strongest team in the south 'and its galloping ace, "Dynamite Don" Williams a team that southern critics had said was unstoppable. Beat Backers Relieved As Trojans Pass By PHIL RAY. THERE are close to 80.000 sore throats today as a resulf of California's hec--tic battle with the Trojana of the University of Southern California. In spite of the fact that there was no score recorded, tks din that filled the gigantic California Memorial Stadium would do credit to any Big Game. . There "were a few bare spaces in the great squad, probably a thousand seats in all, but the crowd on Tightwad hill easily brought the crowd to 80,000. as , The Trojans lacked a good passing attack and Californlans took hearh every time the warriors of Troy forced their way Into Bear territory and then resorted to passes. If "Dynamic" Don Williams had continued his running playa at the' flanks, and his cut backs through the. center of the Bear line, the results might have been different. a In mldfleld, Williams and Saunders broke through repeatedly for gains, but within the California 86-yard line, 'the Trojans altered their attack and attempted to. gain via the air route, with little or no sac- a a There'were Instances of ragged tackling on the part of "Nibs" Price's men, but on the whole, the Trojans, and Williams especlaiiy, were hit 'hard and often. Williams took a terrible beating all through the game and time out was called a dozen ' times to enable On black-haired Trojan Mercury to regain his composure. a Benny Ixm, besides his ball carrying, helped the Bears out of several tight places with his punting. On every eicha.ngc, California gained yards, far Jess Bibbs add Williams doni booted the ball forty yards. One of Loin's kicks especially made the California rooters breathe easily once more. With the ball on the Bear 85-yard line. Ixim sent a spiral over Williams, head that traveled 6." yards over the goal line. It was a 78-yard kick counting the distance Ixim stood behind the line of scrimmage. .... a Lorn, too, played a whale ot a game on the defense. Lloyd Thomas will vouch for. that Thomas received, a short pass from Williams and waa pit so hard and ao quickly by "Bending Bennah" that he lost a yard on the pas. Lorn hit him full (Continued on Page 3-D) And after taking everything tha Trojan power plan had, without flinching, the Bear smashed back and.lt smashed so hard that only the crack of the timer's pistol, ending the fray, saved this Trojan power machine from the wOTSt upset it has suffered in years. California played better football and harder football than the Trojans did in the last half, an when the game ended it was not a Trojan, but it was Irvine Phillips ot California whb slammed his head-gear to the ground and stamped angrily from the field. "Nibs" Price proved himself a football Napoleon yesterday. He met every shot Howard Jones had with a de-' fen.se as carefully prepared and as effective in the savage tackling of bis Bear players, aa any defense local fans ba,ve seen for many seasons; and when the Trojans had exhausted themselves In marches that stabbed brilliantly into the . CaUfornia line and then feU flat whenever they became dangerous, bis counter attack opened and was halted, both times by the gun at half-time and at the end of the game. It was an unbeatable combination of (he toe of Benny Lorn .and the most savage, relentless tack ling California has done In years, that swept aside every Trojan threat Just when it seemed to bo on Its way to the goal line. Three times during the game tha Trojan tackle attack looked aa though It had found its stride, and the southern cohorts, were roaring for a score, and on every occasion California's tackles and ends closed in on the attack and hammered Williams, Saunders and Duffleld back on their heels. And when the split tackle offensive failed and the Trojans resorted to the air a weapon that bad beaten 'the St. Mary's team a week ago, when the manning attack failed, the Trojans fonnd the California backfield covered like a circus tent, and their whole aerial offensive wilted under the ground covering habits of Benny Lorn, Barr and Roy Blegels. Southern California, had only (Continued on Page 3-D) Western Grid ' Crowds Exceed Eastern Fans TK football crowds are any Intti-cation of football ability, me Weat has supplanted ' tbe East aa gridiron skill. While Harvard and tbe Army played yesterday before a rapacity crowd of 54,000, tbe University of Southern California and the California Bears staged their per-formanre before 80,060 fans, pitf tbe usaal crowd on Tightwad bill and it's not the big game either California baa been watcbed aa every game this year by crewds of 40.000 or more. 1 1 a

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