Adamson High School - Oak Yearbook (Dallas, TX)

 - Class of 1923

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II 5 t 'A' 5 El FOOTBALL REPORTS OAK CLIFF VS. DENTON NORMAL Oak Cliff opened the 1922 season on September the 22 by holding the strong Denton Normal team to a O to 0 score. Oak Cliff played this game after having only about two weeks practice. The teams were evenly matched and fought hard the entire game. The ball was in Denton territory most of the time. The game was played in almost summer weather, it being very hot. Ralph Clift missed a drop kick by inches in the last two minutes of play. The stars of the game were Weekley, Clift and Graham. Score 0 to O. OAK CLIFF VS GRUBBS COLLEGE, ARLINGTON Oak Cliff showed her old time form against Grubbs College winning by a '34 to 0 score. The outcome of the game was never in doubt. To Captain Weekley went the honor of scoring the first touchdown of the 1922 season, Clift and Rhoads showed up well in this game. Cliffs punting was excellent. Oak Cliff proved in this game that rules would not handicap her. Weekley played his usual stellar game. Score Oak Cliff 3443 Grubbs O. OAK CLIFF VS CENTRAL, FORT WORTH. The Oak Cliff Leopards defeated the strong Central Fort Worth team by a score of 7 to 0. A strong drive from the kick off netted Oak Cliff the lone score of the game. After driving the ball to the thirty yard line the Leopards were momentarily stopped when a pass King to Robertson netted twenty-two yards. King, after two line bucks, carried the ball across the goal line. The remainder of the game was a see-saw affair. Central had a strong attack. Oak Cliff proved in this game that she would be heard from in the city series. Score: Oak Cliff 73 Central Ft. Worth O. OAK CLIFF VS lVIcKINNEY. Oak Cliff next went to McKinney and there won a 14- to O victory. The first quarter ended O to O. Ox Higgins blocked and recovered a punt behind lVIcKinney's goal line for the first six points. Joe King placed kicked for the extra point. Wfeekley caught a pass behind the goal line for the remainder of the points. McKinney tightened up in the last half and, although Oak Cliff made large gains on end runs, she was unable to score. Hopper, who replaced Higgins when he Went out with a wrenched knee, was the star of the game. Score: Oak Cliff 14, lVlcKinney O. OAK CLIFF VS SHERMAN. Oak Cliff smothered Sherman by a score of 46 to 6. Everything gained for Oak Cliffg Robertson blocked a kick and recovered on the twenty-five yard line. After an end run by Clift, King carried the ball over for a touchdown. By means of pass, plunges and end runs Oak Cliff ran up a thirty-three to nothing score in the first half. Oak Cliff again scored twice in the last half although using many substitutes E IZLITLT' ,I Q Ml D' Page N mety Three

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DJ A ,,.. - ..-.- J.-- ,, is fe D pm-. A -41 ROSS Mounts C. Kim: XVILLIS RALPH Ross, Emi. We've often wondered at nBuliy's" omularitv -hut Ur, Wehstelfs dit-tionarv ex lains it in . . I . p I .1 . ' , i. ' v- - p . that one of Ins definitions says that a 'hully is a "sneetheart or a darling flle te got it on good information that our hackfield will he very ll1lll'll strengthened hy this little darling next year. Romana Mounts, Haljbuck. When "Red" eats in a sinall town restaurant lwithout money! he gets so seared he can hardly eat-prohahly his food pains hilng hut then Charlie got hiiu into it. CHARLIE Knit, Qzmrlwlmclr. Charlie expects to teach letter writing at some later tiine. Ile is a skilled passer and receiver of rnash notes-other than this lns team work with Sassafras collecting athletic supplies is marvelous-he also drives trucks well. espcuially in the early morn. DARRELL W'1LLlS. Haljlmclr. 1 was 'AHack" is very fond of his pitching ahility-so fond that he's gained the name of 'Eleven ' foot dropqfjust how he's gotten as far along, in school as he has is not yet explained because he sleeps and wakes up and sleeps again--However he has not yet heen heard to snore. L -ef-ml i l l f , Page Ninety-Two

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U1 it "T" j D Ti FOOTBALL REPORTS-Continued on account of the extreme heat. Gaston, a substitute at half, showed up well. Bryan and Parks played a great defensive game. Shermen scored a touchdown in the last quarter by means of an onside kick. Score: Oak Cliff 46, Sherman 6. OAK CLIFF VS DENTON HIGH. Oak Cliff journeyed to Denton for her next game and there won a 441 to 26 victory. Oak Cliff found a hard-to-be-beaten opponent in Denton. Denton was leading at the end of the first half. The anever diew spirit showed itself in the last half and, with the aid of Captain Weekley, Clift, and ,los King, Oak Cliff soon took the lead. Denton was very successful with the forward pass and the aerial game at first bothered the Leopards greatly. Weekley and Clift were the stars of the game. Score: Oak Cliff 46, Denton 21. ' ' OAK CLIFF VS BRYAN. 'In the first game of the city series' Oak Cliff defeated Bryan 34' to 0. The first touchdown was scored by Weekley after the ball had been carried to the five-yard line by end runs and line plays by Schroeder and Clift. Weekley called for a free catch on the thirty-yard line and Clift drop-kicked for 3 more points. King intercepted a pass and ran the ball back thirty yards. King then completed a pass to Clift who ran thirty yards for a touchdown. Ralph Clift then made one of the longest and prettiest drop-kicks ever seen on a local gridiron, kicking a drop-kick from the 45 yard line. Ox Higgins, Hopper and Bryan played a wonderful game in the line, figuring in almost every play. Score Oak Cliff 32, Bryan O. r OAK CLIFF VS NORTH DALLAS. Oak Cliff's second game of the city series was with North Dallas, whom they defeated 53 to 6. Weekley broke loose through the line for the first counter. North Dallas used her aerial attack to a good advantage in the first quarter, scoring six points. Oak Cliff scored at will during the remainder of the game, the second and third teams finishing the game. These boys also ran up six points. Score: Oak Cliff 53g North Dallas 6. . OAK CLIFF VS FOREST. Oak Cliff again won the City Championship by defeating Forest 20 to 7. Oak Cliff opened up a passing, plunging, and skirting-the-ends-game that has never before been seen on a local gridiron. Joe King was the big factor in the game, by his passing ability he gave Oak Cliff the fourth consecutive champion- ship. Oak Cliff's first touchdown was in the first period after Forest had driven the ball down to Oak Cliffis 21 yard line, where Estes, fumbles gave her the ball. A series of plunges and a pass from King to Rhoads carried the ball over for the first touchdown. After getting the ball in mid-field, a twelve-yard pass, King to Weekley, and a series of plunges, gave Oak Cliff her second marker. During the last of the first half Weekley carried the ball over on a crisscross for the final touchdown. Forest tightened up in the second half and scord six points. Score: Oak Cliff 203 Forest 7. l I f Page N inety-F our CI y

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