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

 - Class of 1935

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Townson skirts an A. M. end for a nice gain. played a bang-up game all afternoon, blocked a Texas punt on the 30-yard line, scooped up the ball and raced for a touchdown. Baker crossed the goal line un- molested. It was the Gents " stamina and fighting spirit that brought them victory. Standing out in the line were Stacks and C. Parker, who played excellent ball. Broddie Waller was a tower of strength in the line, after he had relieved Sid Binion, who was injured. This giant Waller performed with qualities of a veteran. 10.000 fans saw a classy gridiron machine of Cen- tenary give Texas its first defeat of the season. Centenary Defeats T. C. U. Displaying speed at a ratio of a fast tempo com- bined with some quick mental work, which resulted in two touchdowns, one on an intercepted pass and the other on a kick-off, enabled the Centenary College Gentlemen to trounce the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs, 13-0, and to score another victory in their football feud with Southwest Conference teams. It was Centenary ' s third consecutive win over South- west conference teams and its sixth out of seven tilts this season. Outplaying their heavier fceman all the way. the Gents broke into the scoring column when Rendall Webb, the " Spider " from Gibsland, La., intercepted a pass in the closing five minutes of the first quarter and sprinted 55 yards for a touchdown. A neat piece of work by Webb. Taking a backward pass from Ray Parker, who had received the third quarter kick-off. Bill Burch eluded the entire Fort Worth team, traveling 91 yards for the Gents ' final touchdown. A fine exhibition of quick brain work by Parker and Burch. In the backfield Parker, Burch. Townson, and Webb plaved exceptionally good ball, while Baker. Guillory, and Hohmann, who played the entire 60 minutes, gave p. good account of themselves. Darrell Lester, the Frogs ' All-American center, gave a wonderful exhibi- tion of snapping the ball and tackling. C. PARKER BEARD HORAK

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r f Burch starts on a 90-yard run for a touchdown against T. C. U. Centenary Subdues Texas A. M. In one of their bitterly fought contests for which the teams have been noted since they first met in combat on the gridiron back in 1928, the Maroon and White football eleven defeated the Texas A. M. Aggies, by a score of 13-0. 10.000 spectators that jammed the Purple stadium at Beaumont, Texas, saw Homer Norton ' s former pu- pils give his Aggies a defeat. Norton, formerly Cen- tenary mentor, was appointed Athletic Director at the College Station School al the close of the 1933 sea- son. Norton ' s 1933 Centenary eleven was given the dis- tinction as the twelfth best team in the United States. A great battle of three scoreless periods was broken in the four th quarter, when Howard Hooper, sensa- tional sophomore end, intercepted an Aggie pass and galloped 53 yards for the Centenary initial touchdown. An aggressive attack that started from their own 25- yard line executed by Eddie Townson, Ray Parker, and Bill Burch. stellar ball-carriers, brought the ball to the Aggies ' 3-yard marker, where Captain Parker slashed off tackle for the final touchdown. The game was featured by the fighting of both lines. Herman Stacks, ace wingman, played a whale of a game, as did Walter Hohmann, and Fred Williams. Eddie Townson, who sprinted off for some nice gains, and Bill Burch, who halted the Farmers ' onslaught on various occasions by intercepting their passes, played commendable ball also. Gents Score Stirring Football Upset by Rocking Texas Centenary defeated Texas by a score of 9-6. In that sentence is packed all the deep excitement of the most popular drama that football or any other sport knows, the rise of the team without a chance, the re- fusal of the underdog to play the role that has been assigned to him. There were no flukes about this Centenary victory over the Longhorns, who two weeks prior defeated the Irish of Notre Dame, 7-6. It was the accurate and edu- cated toe of an athlete, who established himself as the hero of heroes, Captain Raymond " Buddy " Parker. With the score 6-6 and only one minute left to play, Parker, standing on the 13-yard line booted a beautiful field goal to give the Centenary team its margin of victory. With Texas leading. 6 0. the Gents tied the score when Conway Baker, 215-pound stellar tackle, who BURCH GUILLORY « to COHEN M?



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Crowther is brought down by Ouachita after a long ' gain. Gents Win Eighth Game of A little football aggregation from Ouachita College, scheduled only as a " breather " for the purpose of breaking up a series of major games, gave the Cen- tenary College football team a great battle superior to many college elevens, to be finally nosed out, 8-0. li was the Gents ' eighth victory of the season. With Coach Curtis Parker using mostly second string players, the Tigers were anything but a set-up. They had nothing to lose but would have gained consider- able publicity if they had won. Eddie Townson, a fleet-footed back from Glenmora, Season; Beat Ouachita Tigers La., who is considered as the hardest man to tackle on any team, came into the picture in the second quarter to make three first downs in a row. making a total gain of 70 yards. This excellent work by Townson brought the ball to the two-yard stripe, where Captain Ray Parker plunged through center for the touchdown. Fred Williams, who played extraordinary football against the Tigers, blocked a punt in the third period which rolled out of bounds in the end zone, auto- matically giving Centenary a safety. Centenary Beaten by Tulsa With their running attack failing to click and giving a poor performance for the first time in years, the Centenary College football team ' s second invasion to the state of Oklahoma resulted in their second loss of the season, when the Tulsa University Golden Hurri- canes gave them a 14-8 drubbing. It was a bad day for Centenary, falling victims to their own errors, a blocked punt and a fumble behind the goal line. Tack Dennis, a stellar halfback, and Lester Chapman, giant tackle, were the heroes for the Tulsa team. Dennis scored the Hurricanes ' first touchdown and added the two extra points alter the touchdowns. Chapman, who performed brilliantly on the offense and defense, blocked the fatal punt and also recovered the fumble for a touchdown. Playing a good game for Centenary were Ray Parker, Baker, Hooper and C. Parker. The only Centenary touchdown was made by Captain Parker. " Crock " ' Parker, who is a brother of the Gents ' versatile cap- itan, played an excellent game on the defense. WALLER McCORKLE

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