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Page 105 text:
Team and Record of Games.
6 Hoppe ....,,e, '12 L. F. 100
J Cresswell, ..... '13 L. G. ---
,3 Busse ..... - 112 Lg.-C. 18
4 Wood -.... - '13 Rg.-Rf. 43
f Harford ....... '12 C. 16
QQ' Taylor, Captain '12 Rf. Lg. 122
Complete Record of Basket Ball Season 1912.
Date Team Score
Dec. 21 Alton 16
" 30 " 21
an. 6 " 35
" 13 30
" 23 47
" 26 46
Feb. 9 8
" 17 35
" 23 18
" 23 41
" 24 33
" 24 " 27
Bunker Hill M. A. -- --
Christian Bros. College
Crescent Athletic Club
Edwardsville High .--
Jacksonville High- ---
Crescent Athletic Club---
Centralia -------- - - -
Mount Vernon ------ -
OPPONENTS, , 323
"Not worth mentioning."-FR1:sHMEN.
at Bunker Hill-
at Carlinville --
at Alton ------
at Alton -..- --
at Alton --.-..
at Centralia -- -
at Centralia ---
at Centralia - - -
at Centralia - --
Page 104 text:
1912 BASKET BALL TEAM
Page 106 text:
Captain Taylor.-"Nuts" had entire charge of the 1912 Basketball
team. He coached it and managed it on the field. He devised the
plays and put them into execution and he scored more points than any
other man on the team. "Nuts" is most undoubtedly the greatest
leader that ever captained a basketball team for Ruby Red and Silver
Manager Wood.-"Shorty" Wood is truly a marvel. Guarding
men who outweighed him 40 pounds, playing the floor with lightning
speed, dashing up from guard and winning games by his spectacular
field goals, Wood was the sensation of every game in which he played.
Hoppe.-"Hop" played the basket and he played it sure. When
Busse or Wood shot the ball up the field, Hoppe was always under the
basket to drop it in. A sure shot and heady, Hoppe won many a game
for A. H. S.
Harford. -Lyle didn't come out until the day before the team was
to leave for Centralia, and it had been found necessary to get a new
center. Big and fast, Harford played a great defensive and offensive
game. Few men could get the jumps on Lyle, and although he had
no previous practice, he played a wonderful game at Centralia.
Busse.-"Splish," the biggest man on the team, was the fellow
that Taylor placed to guard the best opposing forward and never once
was he shown up. No matter how the game was going Busse was
guarding the basket and while Wood was playing running guard, Busse
could guard his own man and another too. '
Cresswell, Captain elect-Although "Bob," because of his inex-
perience, got to take part in but 12 games, he never missed practice,
always travelled with the team and was always ready when needed.
That he demonstrated his worth is shown by the fact that the team
unanimously chose him Captain for 1913.
"I have a very unhappy brain for thinking."-PHYLLIS Gksxms.
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