Centenary College of Louisiana - Yoncopin Yearbook (Shreveport, LA)

 - Class of 1934

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Weld man performs in his usual deadly manner. u u II o M II V u (I II II II w (I tl u II (I II II PARKER ft BROWN LOYOLA Continuing their march to end the 1933 season in probably the most thrilling game of the year, the Gents walloped the Loyola " Wolverines " to the tune of 28-12. It was one of the greatest exhibitions of courage ever produced by the Gents. Carrying on without Smith and Oslin, who were forced out early in the game with injuries, they continued to win praise and honors. Glumac and Geisler ' s great playing stood out for the Gents. Oslin returned later in the game to score again, running through the entire " Wolf " line. The Wolves displayed the greatest offensive team sent against the Maroon and Winter ' s during the season. Their line, as well as their backfield, was heavy and fast. THE DIXIE CLASSIC — ARKANSAS Climaxing their brilliant season with a 7-7 tie with the University of Arkansas, unofficial champions of the Southwestern Conference, the Gents finished their season for the second consecutive year undefeated. Playing most of the battle without the service of their brilliant quarter- back, Smith, the Gents fought a stubborn battle throughout the game. Arkansas scored in the second quarter on a 27-yard pass, Murphy to Geiser, who stepped the remaining five yards to be one of the few who had crossed the Maroon and White goal line in twenty-one games. The Gents soon came back to even the score. A 37-yard run by Oslin placed the ball well past mid- field. From here, the Gents ' diminutive speed-demon again came through, taking a pass from Smith on Arkansas ' 5-yard line and galloping across for a score. Geisler proved to be an all-American, with his great defensive work, as well as with his powerful offensive drive. He was shifted to the backfield several times, and once got away for a 29-yard gain. In the line, the work of Wilson, Baker, Binion, and Waters was outstanding. ' V : . BINION 84 i 1

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BAKER S. M. U. Marching on toward another undefeated season, the Gents again came through with a 7-0 victory over the S. M. U. Mus- tangs. Most of the game the teams seemed fairly well matched, but the superiority of Smith, Oslin, and Geisler constantly stood out. Oslin ' s nineteen-yard sprint was the only tally of the game. S. M. U. presented a strong aeria l attack, as expected, with Fuqua, local boy, on the receiv- ing end of most passes. The defensive work of Stacks and Weidman in breaking up passes was outstanding. Wilson, S. M. U. back, raced seventy yards for a touchdown early in the game, but was called back due to a penalty, which relieved the Gents followers very much. A special feature of the game was the constant battle between two great ends, Fuqua and Geisler. MISSISSIPPI A beautifully executed forward pass, well over the head of a defen- sive Centenary half, spelled doom to the truly great record of an un- crossed goal line in thirteen pigskin contests, when the Gents defeated the " Mudcats " of Mississippi by the slim margin of 7-6, played on alien territory in Jackson, Mississippi. Ole Miss ' s score came in the beginning of the second quarter, a six- point lead that assumed mountainous proportions as the whistle blew for the half. Coming back in the second period, a different and inspired Centenary " Gentlemen " met the spinning intricacies of the Ole Miss War- ner system. Displaying an extra drive and punch, the Gents launched a determined drive for the Mississippi goal line. With Smith, Oslin and Geisler, the mainstays of the Centenary offense, the Gents brought the ball from the 50-yard line to the Ole Miss 8-yard line. From here, an exchange behind the line, from Smith to Oslin, provided the necessary punch for a touchdown. From the accurate toe of Manning Smith came the extra point that won the ball game, 7-6. HARPER WEIDMAN H - WATERS ii;ti L =35 ■ t Vs ' - JHflff " " ' " • u w u M U it u u u w w M u « « Ail-American style for the benefit of Normil. 33



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PROSPECTUS, 1934 J Coach Curtis Parker probably faces the r hardest task in major football in the 1934 season, coming into high command after two consecutive undefeated seasons and the graduation of ten lettermen. The law of averages is bound to overtake the Gents. Men like Smith and Oslin in the backrield, and Morgan, Geisler, Brown, Waters, Wilson, Blakemore, Ames, and Young in the line, cannot be lost without the STACKS ' oss being felt severely. Each helped the morale and general attitude of the team with their fighting spirit. Coaches Parker and Renfro seemed to be well pleased with the spring training and the general attitude of the club, but inexperience will probably be the greatest obstacle to overcome. One letter man returns at end, Stacks, who proved to be a great scrapper. The tackles are well taken care of by Baker, Binion, and Guillory. No guards will return and this seems to be one of the greatest worries to the coaches. At center, Williams returns, but the old injury to his knee makes the probability of his being counted on rather uncertain. Backfield men to return are Weidman, Parker, Townson, Glumac, and Sellers. These are the letter-men. Other promising candidates for the ' 34 squad are: Ends — Serra, Parker, Puryear, Horak, Hooper; Tackles — Langley, Thompson, Decker, Waller, Prestidge, Riner; Guards — Holman, Haygood, Beard, Robinson, Johnson; Center — Frizzelle, Burgess, Stokes; Backs — Justus, Crowther, Stallcup, Burch, McCorkle, Mozach, Mitchell, Hancock, Green, Fulmer, Drennan and Webb. The schedule for 1934: Sept. 22 Louisiana Normal Shreveport Sept. 29 Henderson Hendrix Shreveport Oct. 6 Oklahoma U Norman, Oklahoma Oct. 13 Texas A. and M Beaumont, Texas Oct. 20 Texas Austin, Texas -T. C. U Shreveport -Ouachita Shreveport -Tulsa U Tulsa, Oklahoma -Baylor Shreveport -Ole Miss Shreveport -Loyola Shreveport Oct. 27- Nov. 3- Nov. 10- Nov. 17- Nov. 24- Nov. 29- r r| ' mm GLUMAC YOUNG MARSALIS ' " »■ mm m. m j Oslin makes five yards over Henderson ' s right guard. 83 U if u M M M « If if if U « « if [f if if if if a

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