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Page 129 text:
SPRAGUE VV1cs'1' K11Il.SI41X'
1928 Football Season
HE U. C. Leopards, led hy Captain Howard Sprague and 'lack Davis, were
victorious in their first encounter of 1928 season. The Leopards defeated the
Denton Normal Eaglets I3-O in the first half of the game played Septemher 28th at
Sunset field. The Leopards and the Sunset liisons alternated the game, O. C. play-
ing first half with Sunset playing the second half.
.Xt Denton, the Leopards defeated the Denton scruhs 6-0, although there was a
heavy rain 'liom Cain scored the only touchdown in the third quarter. Kelsey and
Davis were outstanding players.
The U. C. Blue and YVhite juggernaut rolled out a 41-0 victory and also out-
classed Stripling High. The features of the game were the hard, smashing line hucks
hy Cain and Sprague and sweeping end runs hy Davis. Strength on the defense for
the Leopards was shown hy Kelsey, Hill, and Swatek.
Under the guidance of Howard Allen the O. C. team invaded lfort XVorth Uc-
toher 20th and walked off with a 51-6 victory over Polytechnic High of that city. The
game was declared to he a regular track meet hy those who attended. U. C. un-
covered an offensive in the form of a great interference running machine, which swept
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Page 128 text:
The I928 Football Squad
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Davis, ,luck l'Cotton"
Gore, Charles "kl1il4ie"
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Hinckley, YV. C., hlr.
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Lear, Toni Van
lVlCCain, Rea B.
Ruisey, lil. D.
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all hefore it. Two giants, Cain and Sprague hattered Poly running fine interference
for O. C. hall carriers. They likewise hattered on their own account, hetween them
scoring 33 points. The outstanding players for O. C. were Davis, Cain, Hill, WVright,
Erickson, and Kelsey.
After a year of lethargy O. C. entered the city series victorious hy winning over
N. D. 45-IS. From mid-afternoon until dusk the Blue and VVhite warriors surged
over a hattling N. D. Bulldog team fora decisive victory, Oetoher 26th at N. D. field.
YVhile overshadowed hy Sprague,s hrilliant work, Hemphill, Swatek and Hillpot star-
The Leopards tied into the powerful Central Panthers at Sunset field and nosed
out a close victory of IQ-12. Since the Panthers were the strongest eleven in Fort
YVorth, and had heen defeated hy Sunset the previous week, they were out to revenge
their title. Although they fought hard for victory, they were stopped hy Cain and
O. C. defeated the Dallas Tech. VVolves 44-O without the aid of either Sprague
or Cain. The lighter VVolves put up a good fight hut despite some low, hard tackling,
were unable to cope with the hefty Leopards. This was a slow uninteresting game.
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