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Sin Balter Guard, Sophomore Emory Browne Center, Junior Alfred Lindsey Half. Senior pour of rain and the field wa3 a sea of mud, which doubtless held the Gents ' score down. Thus ended a hectic season from a standpoint of injuries. From a rather small squad, nineteen men were out of the game at various times because of in- juries, and after the Texas A. M. game, there was never a time during the remainder of the season that the Centenary cquad was entirely free from injuries. The 1928 season marked an end to the football careers of many of the Varsity men. From the line. Captain Price, Ledbetter, and Hamel will be gone and their places will be exceedingly difficult to fill. Smith, Alldav, and Jeffries finish school and leave only the veteran Hanna of the starting backtield quartet. Lindsev and. Marsalis, backfield reserves, also finish their college football careers. Page One hundred twenty-six
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Lee Mitchell Half, Junior Jerome " Skinny " Skanlon Quarter, Junior Audie Marsalls Half, Senior With Price out of the game and Willis and Jefferies just out of the hospital. Centenary met the Loyola Wolves in New Orleans for their last big game of the season. After allowing two safeties on freak football right at the first of the game, the Gents forged ahead by a forward pass, Smith to Hamel. Battered down and Avith a scarcity of reserves, the crippled Gents were overwhelmed in the ' third quarter by the Wolf pack, who ran over three touchdowns. In the last quarter Centenary finally stopped the Wolves and opened up their passing attack, but to no avail, and the game ended with Loyola on the long end of a 23-6 score. The great defensive work of Willis and Jefferies, and Allday ' s long runs were the features of the game. On Thanksgiving Day, Centenary ended her season with a 19-7 victory over Lombard College of Galesburg, Illinois. The game was played in a steady down- Page One hundred twenty-five
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Dan Finch Half, Sophomore Tim Moran Guard, Sophomore Jimmy Welsh Guard, Sophomore In spite of these losses, prospects for a successful 1929 season are rosy, for eighteen letter men are to return, and with a wealth of material from the reserve squad and this year ' s Freshman squad, Coach Norton should be able to form a winning aggregation again. The 1929 schedule will be the greatest ever attempted by a Centenary team. Long time contracts have been signed with Texas University and Arkansas University. Baylor University, Texas Christian University, University of Chattanooga, and Loyola University occupy prominent places on the schedule for next vear. With plans now under way for a wonderful new stadium, a result of the recent successful $500,000.00 drive, and the wealth of material in school, the athletic future for Centenary is greater than ever before. k U Page One hundred twenty-seven
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