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Page 115 text:
game, while Simon went
time. Vielehr and More:
11, to break up interference
$he ball. Molntford by form-
enablecl Hill to make many
3: the latter was. llgreatfl At
the score was: B. H. 19, Alle-
mad injuries in this game be-
I. not allowed to play in the
tlfayed his position afterward.
. next interschoilastic game
Hinds. ,As to this game, we
final score was 28-8 in their
37 and squarely, and though
and Were 15
. played here, and played a
M This put us. out oif the
played Dioiwezagiac and beat
iWe'd the team well and nu-
f and was a great help.
11y long runs, and Bishop
was always prepared for any tricks from the other
The last game was with the Benton Harbor Col-
lege On Thanksgiving. Great interest was taken in
the game, as the college had the best team it had
had for several years, and the result was in doubt,
some thinking the high school would win and some
the college. The teams were about evenly matched,
and it was an exciting game throughout. Vielehr
played the star game, the best he ever played.
Every time he got through the line, and it was due
to him that not an inch was gained through the cen-
ter. The college played good ball, and although they
were beaten they have a good team, better than any
in this part of the stateewith the exception of the B.
H. H. S.
Sol ended the season of 1907. We did not win
the pennant, but we did show that Benton Harbor
still had a team of which any school might be proud,
and we hope that the team of 1908-, with Ron Mont-
fO'fCl as captain, will do their best to maintain the
standard which the teams of ,06 and l07 have set.
-R. E. C.,, i08
.In football the College may think they are good,
And before the game they were there,
But the only thing in which they are champions
Is in the line of hot air.
Page 114 text:
The outlook at the beginning of the football sea-
son this vear was not very encouraging, many of the
old men having" graduated, and there being no coach
to drill the team. At first it was thought the best
plan would he to play independent ball, but later it
was decided to enter the Interscholastic League, and
work to keep up the reputation of the school-to win
the pennant for another year. A large bunch was out
for practice the hrst night, but they were so light it
was seen that the team would have to be swift to off-
set the lack of weight.
During the early part of the season the team
had had luck. The hrst two games were played on
our home grounds with Niles and Grand Haven.
loth were easily won, but the team showed a lack of
coaching, and as both games were played in the rain
the Orange Sox did not do as well as usual. The
old players, Moats. Mon-tford and Hill lived up to
their past records in carrying hack punts and making
long runs, and Simon. with Hubbard to make holes
for hint. went through many times for long gains.
In the Grand Haven game Easton played a very good
game. breaking up interference, making holes for
the hacks. and getting down after punts. Bishop
also played well. making long end runs.
Then came a game with the second team, com-
posed of the boys who will make the team next year.
They were a great help, for through t1,
got the practice it needed so badly. I;
time that Howard Morrow, the best
Harbor ever turned out, offered to m
but as he was not familiar With the ck,
back field, this was left to the old men
great help to the team and it was due?
that so many games were won.
For the fourth game Benton: Ha
Grand Rapids, the best team we had
that time. Several times. during the
115 if WC were to be beaten, but owing:
playing Of the line and the head work
quarter, Moats. we won the game by 7,
16-10. The hrst half ended 6-6. In ,7
of the second, Grand Rapids made a dr
ing it 10-6; but soon after, Moreloc-k bl
inside their live-yard line, and the ball,
the line was fallen upon by Hubbard
a place kick by Hill gave us 4.111013: ,
injured in this game and was taken 611.?
ing substituted. , I
The Hrgst sinterscholasticf game W
All the boys xvere' in good cdndi'tiOTleinf
mined not to bebbeaten. . Alimar'ked
shown over theifialaying in- $the Grand
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Page 116 text:
F ootball Sisters.
The organi7ation of the Foo-t Ball Sisters has ex-
iste1l in the Benton Harbor High School for a number
of years but ne1er until the year 1902 did it come
into much 111111111i11ence. The intent of the organization
is to assist in every 11 ay possible the maintenance of
the energetic foot-ball spirit. This year the girls were
greater in number than ever before. They needed
no constitution nor any pledged vows to hold them
to their purpose, only the posters for a coming foot-
ball game. 211111 each girl felt that it was her duty to
1111 all in her power to help. The girls, however,
chose their officers: Eva Pearl as yell-master, Nona
11 111ls1111 as secretary, and Louise Hogue as manager.
Many nights of practice resulted in a well
trained chorus and bunch of rooters, who made the
11ea11-l11' 1111111111s resound on the still autumn afternoon
of a f1111t-l1all game. The girls were always to be found
at the games 111 a bunch 1111 the east side of the grid-
i111111. 111111 111th thei1 ha11111 faces and colors Hying
t11e1'ce1tai1111'11e1e an inspi11inO1sigl.1t As some mem-
l1e1 111 the team 11ashe11 11111111 the field for a touchdown
he 11 '1s s111111e11 on 111' the thought that some one in
that g'a1 1111111111 111 111 anoe and black was holding her
111e11th 211111 Oh so wishing, that he would reach the
goal in safety.
On the fmenoon of the Sagina11 game the girls
fantastically111esse1l in 111anoe and black drove about
the T 11'111 Cities in a laroe hay rack kindly donated
111311.112111111111 Tl1e1'a111111se1l the interest of every-
one within s1111111111111g distance 111' lusty yells and pat-
riotic songs. What a contrast to t "
when the girls sorrowfully wended?
with cohors drooping. That defeat
pointment to them, but nevertheless
morning found them decked out in t '7
Financial aid to the amount of
the proceeds of a farce given in the
also rendered. The student body
and the faculty, especially Miss Fa .,
making the farce a success. The 3'
Chorus, " composed by Nona Hudson:
Stand one side now all of you whil
For were the Foot Ball Sisters,
loyal and shy. -
We re not the team that won all '1
We re not the champions of the 8
But w e re the ones that beat the co,
Before we were through With A11?
They 11 ere looking mighty blue; ..
What we did to old Grand Rapid7
We will C10 the 11' hole state throu 1
Just stand by us and in 1908 i
We 11 be champions of the state.
Thus ended the foot-ball career 7
sincerely hoped by all of the 513'
following years, the interest and ent ,
intense, as it has" been this season. i
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