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

 - Class of 1937

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Centenary College of Louisiana - Yoncopin Yearbook (Shreveport, LA) online yearbook collection, 1937 Edition, Page 141 of 218
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Among the Sophs whose performances measured quite favorably with the Centenary standard of football were, Samolitis, end; Partin, tackle; May, cen- ter; Whitehurst, fullback; and Bynum, tailback. In a check upon the abilities of the varsity members of the team, all showed themselves to be in good form, both mentally and physically; with Stone, punting, passing, and running better than he ever has in his entire career as a gridiron star at Centenary. Next season should find Stone one of the hardest running backs in the South. Understudy to him is Beasley, who during the Spring Training Season was also coached for the quarterback position, along with Huddleston, Ails, and Neumeyer. Other places on the squad were given careful attention, and although only a month of practice took place, much was accomplished toward shaping a winning team in football for Centenary next year. A Team Is Born The squad membeis take up iheii helmets ior the iiay again Cobb watches prospects ioi the aU-impoitant hne positions plow through Parker delivers an illustrated lecture on " How a Centenary team should play football " Smith lines up backfield men to the inch, and points out hoped-for holes in the opponent ' s line

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Coaches Smith, Parker and Cobb set out to rebuild the Maroon and White eleven. Spring Training Q i SANDWICHED m between the boxing season and baseball season, spring training for football received its share of attention by forty-eight hope- ful candidates, in preparation for a winning team next year. Drills were held late in the afternoon when every one had finished their work, and lasted until it was too dark to see clearly what was happening. Sophomores were groomed by the coaches to replace t he ten Gents graduating from the squad, and a number of high school seniors from neighboring states were given a " looking over " by the " powers that be, " with an eye toward a new crop of Freshmen pig-skin punters. While sensational plays of the past gridiron season were recalled to the minds of those who had seen active service in the fall, additional new formations were tried out and approved by both the coaches and the boys. Lettermen brushed up on their punting and passing and former Freshies, now elevated to the position of potential varsity men, did their best to show how quickly they could overcome the disadvantages of youth and lack of experience. Page 136



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The Owl iivJl V lQ.DkD Officers President Howard Hooper Vice-President Ernestine McCain Secretary John Carstarphen Treasurer Paul Entrikin Most strenuous work of the lot of class officers was that of the Senior officers, they had to choose the class rings. However, once this bit of artistic discrimination was completed they, too, posed for pictures with folded hands and unwrinkled brows. A little hotter than the other class elections, the senior one stopped short of blood-shed 1 and when the smoke cleared away we found Student Body President Hooper had another post together with Yearbook Editor Entrikin and Cen Coe President McCain. Paul Entrikin Page 138

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