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

 - Class of 1935

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JlMMIE SERRA Jack Frizzell Orval Justus Henry Johnson Bob Decker David Mitchell Preston Thompson Sam Pernici Willie Mozach Spectators that measure into millions, radio broad- casts, and praising newspaper stories are not the mo- mentous parts of the intercollegiate game of football. What is this fascination t hat football has for the people? Not the winning or losing not the mere physical contact not just the thrills. These are the features of very sport. But CHARACTER! There ' s the secret! For of valor and loyalty and patience is the great game of football made up. These virtues stand revealed in the players themselves in the coaches in the officials. And, above all things, these virtues are bestowed upon the faces of the reserves the lowly scrubs. They serve as dummies for the regulars to slaughter. Battered and bruised, yet ever smiling, they accept the path that is not filled with glory. When the gridiron season has been ter minated, alway? keep in mind the teams that conquered every game, have achieved because they had a fighting crew of substitutes. Let the stellar players be lauded by the public, but give considerable credit for the victories to the reserves who have played well on the practice field and developed manhood. The Centenary College football reserves have achieved the aforesaid virtues and they are to be given credit for the Gents ' 1934 successful football season.

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Burch returning an A. M. punt. Maroon and White Defeat Loyola University Playing a fast, hard-hitting, resourceful game at the pulse-quickening tempo of its own 30-piece jazz band, the never-say-die Centenary College football team put the finishing touches to a great season in New Orleans with a brilliant victory over the rough and tough Loy- ola University Wolves by a score of 17 to 6. 7.000 spectators roared their approval of the Cents ' exploits, who wound up their season with ten wins and two defeats, establishing a four-year record of 35 vic- tories and two set-backs. Bill Burch, 186-pounder, with the speed of a deer, from Plainview, Texas, took individual honors. Burch was a thorn in the side of the Loyola players with his " on again, off again " pace. He handled the ball 20 times gaining 116 yards. Starring, along with Burch, was Captain " Buddy " Parker, who plowed the Wolves ' line for consistent gains. Parker scored the first touchdown on a line play. Hooper scored on a pass and Stokes swelled the score with a field goal to give the Gents their final win of the season. In the forward wall Baker, Binion, Hohmann and Williams played masterly ball. 1935 Centenarv Football Schedule A 11-game schedule that has possibilities of material- izing into the toughest array of skirmishes ever ar- ranged by football officials of Centenary College, will be tackled by the Maroon and White gridiron machine in 1935. The Gents will encounter nine major games in un- broken front with two preliminary tilts. Centenary ' s 1935 schedule: Sept. 19 — Louisiana College at Pineville, La. Sept. 26 — Louisiana State Normal at Shreveport. Oct. 5 — Arizona University at Shreveport. Oct. 12— Texas A. M. at Shreveport. Oct. 19 — Texas University at Austin, Texas. Oct. 26— T. C. U. at Shreveport. Nov. 2 — Loyola University at New Orleans. Nov. 9 — Tulsa University at Shreveport. Nov. 16 — Baylor University at Shreveport. Nov. 23— Ole Miss at Oxford. Nov. 29 — St. Xavier at Cincinnati, Ohio. WILLIAMS GLUMAC STOKES



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Never able to function as a consistent and smooth-working eleven, and consequently one of the poorest freshman teams in the annals of Centenary, the Maroon and White Junior aggregation of 1934 never accomplished anything in regulation battles. They only played the roll of dummies for the varsity to push and throw around on the practice field, and at such a task the only commendable com- ment that can be hurled at them as a team is equivalent to naught. The only creditable comment of this year ' s Frosh team is that they were a willing, dependable set of players. The freshmen played five games, tackling Paris, Texarkana, Lon Morris, Louisiana Tech, and Barksdale. They lost to Louisiana Tech Bullpups by a score of 7-0; battled the Paris, Texarkana, and Barksdale teams to a 0-0 tie; and dropped the other tilt to Lon Morris Junior College. Although the aggregation made a very poor showing, it is not due to poor coaching; because the two coaches that instructed them were two of the best gridders ever to trod the gridiron in this neigh- borhood. The team was coached by Ralph Murff and Maurice Morgan. Murff, who handled the backfield athletes, was a triple- threater. He was one of the outstanding backs under Coach Homer Norton. He can be recollected when he plunged through the Lou- isiana State forward wall for the only touchdown of the game, giv- ing Centenary a 6-0 victory over the Tigers. He won the game and became the first player of the 1932 season to score through the Louisiana line. The line coach for the Frosh was Maurice " Kike " Morgan, who was given the distinction of being one of the out- standing wingman in this section of the Union for his weight. William Stone, Charlie Thomas, Willard Dean, Hildredth Ellis, Ed Trickett, Charlie McDon- ald and Ogbourne Rawlinson were the outstanding players on the freshman team this season. The following players received numerals: Ogbourne Rawlinson, Duel McDuffie, Charlie Mc- Donald, Ed Trickett, Stanley Struglinski, Harry Fairman, John Yerly, and Ed Schwing, linemen; Huddleston, Harris, McQuiddy, " Dixie ' " Beasley, Millard, Ellis, Dean, Stone, and Thomas, backs. Ralph Murff Coach

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