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iqg5 the St ad mm 5. Dr. Sexton congratulates Arch Haynes, who started the movement for a new Stadium. 9. Smith takes off against Normal. 10. Murff adds more yardage. 11. More yards by Murff against L. S. U. 12. Gents ' interference forms and Murff carries the ball. 13. President Smith ' s formal acceptance of Cen- tenary Stadium. 14. Cameron boots a long one.
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1. Maroon Jackets parade at L. S. U. game. 2. Gents stop Louisiana Normal. 3. Oslin skirts left end. 4. Pretty roses and pretty girls. 5. Townsen makes a nice gain. 6. Louisiana Normal stopped again. 7. Formal dedication of Centenary Stadium, Dedicatina
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The Varsity, 1933 Paul Geisler Harold Oslin Manning Smith 0k Ben Cameron s s • 1 • " «m : ' ,. ' I ' I ' I ' I CENTENARY OPENS SEASON WITH HENDERSON TEACHERS Centenary College ' s new football stadium, with its seating ca- pacity of 10,000. that brought the Maroon and White back to it? own grounds for home games after several years, proved good luck for the Gentlemen grid warriors when it was used for the first time in a regulation battle to usher in the 1932 pig-skin season here. With attendance of about 5,000. all roaring their approval, the Gents rode home to victory over the Henderson State Teachers of Arkadtlphia in about as smooth a game as ever marked the open- ing of a college gridiron campaign here. The Gents had little trouble in turning in t heir victory. Except for a few minutes in the opening quarter, when play was confined between their 20-yard line and midfield, and when a couple of en- emy punts drove them back closer to their own goal line. Cen- tenary was always master of the situation. Scoring once in the opening quarter, three times in the second, and twice in the final chapter, they totaled 41 points, while the visitors were forced to return to their Arkansas home without a tally. — JOE R. CARTER, " Shreveport Times. " GENTS BEAT TEXAS LONGHORNS IN LAST FIVE MINUTES Outplaying their heavier foemen all the way, the Centenary Col- lege Gentlemen defeated the University of Texas Longhorns, 13 to 6. Five minutes before the final gun sounded the Gentlemen started the final drive which was to bring them victory. Harold Oslin. an outstanding back of the day. faked an end run cut back and ran 19 yards to put the pigskin one yard from the goal. Then Ralph Murff, another star Centenary backfield man, carried the ball over on his fourth trial, going through left guard. It was the fleet Gentlemen backfield, a set of " horsemen " if ever there was such, who beat the Southwest Conference team. Eddie Townsen, Manning Smith, Murff and Oslin spun around ends, danced through the line and tossed aerials as few backs have ever done on Memorial Stadium field. They had marvelous support from Ames, Oliphant, Morgan and Geisler in the forward wall. — JOE R. CARTER. " Shreveport Times. " AUSTIN TRIBUTE The Longhorns were not disgraced In defeat. They played a heads-up brand of football throughout the four periods, but lost simply because they were facing a fighting, inspired eleven, en- dowed with a. trio of the flashiest backs seen on a Centenary team in recent years, who were not to be denied. And not only did the Centenary backs cover themselves with glory, but their line made a stand which will go down in Centenary football history among its greatest. Actually outplaying the Long- horns ' forward wall, the Gents ' linemen tore gaping holes in the forward wall for their phantom-like backs to filter through. Eddie Townsen, 140 pounds; Manning Smith. Oslin and Murff were the propelling force of Centenary ' s marvelous victory, and their exploits Saturday will place them among the top ranks of Southwest gridiron heroes. By A. S. (HOP) HOPKINS, " Austin Statesman. " • PAGE 88 •
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