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Page 130 text:
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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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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 131 text:
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1,1-11 hy bp1':1g11c :1n1l Lznn, thu two giant Lcopzml hzittcring mms, U. L. con-
q11t1'c1l thc nt-w VVil1lc:1ts of VV. VV. Spmglic w:1s hurt :1t the first of tht' gzunc, :1ncl
:ilthough clczirly out of his hcxul, stnyul in tht- gums.
U. Cfs only dt-ft-:it of thc scnson czunc from tht-ir little hrotlicrs, tht- Snnsct Hi-
sons. IJlSllL'2ll'U'I1L'il hy lforcstls Victory :1 wcck prcviolls, tht- Bisons ciitcrctl tht- gznnc
with 21 clo-or-clic spirit. Since Sprzignc :incl Cain were stopped tht-y t111'11c1l in 21 good
clcfcnsivc game. rllhc Leopzircls 1':1llic1l in tht' lzlst hz1lf only to hc out-pl:11'c1l dnt- to
zicrizil xittzicks of thc Bisons.
Une of the hast gzinics hctwt-cn thc high school tennis of thc city was playa-al
when Oak Cliff crosst-tl thc rivcr :mal SIl2ll'll'll z1t thc trcmcnclons otlmls and pt-1'fo1'1nc1l
so cfliciciitly thzit thc Gu-cn Jllltl YVhitc 1-lcvcn from lforn-st .-Xvciiuc, PIX'-gillllc fnvoritt,
lost IO-O. For thrcc pt-riotls thc two 1-lt-V1-11s fought to :1 scoreless tic, hut in the fourth
ql1Zll'tCI' Oak Clit? llI'L'2lClI12lllgllfS hc-gun ll drive which rcsultccl in 21 ficltl goal and ll
touchdown. Only thc gun :it the lust s:1vc1l Forest from going into worst' clcfmt. This
final gnnic of the sczison was clccliczitt-cl to Nl r. ,Xllcn and it wus with this spirit ht-hin1l
them that tlrovc tht-ni to tht- Victory which tivd thcni with Snnsct z1n1l lfort-st for thc
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