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

 - Class of 1938

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Oklo. A M Defeated, Louisiana Tech Tied In the cold and snow of Stillwater, Oklahoma, before the smallest crowd to see them play all year, the Gentlemen beat Oklahoma A. S M. 19 to 0. Failing to score during the opening period the Gents reached " pay dirt " in the sec- ond quarter on a pass from Al Beasley to John Henry Ouzts. Bynum made the lead more comfortable in the third quarter when he got off to a forty-yard gallop for a touchdown from the line of scrimmage. John Lingo and " Grand- ma " Stone soaked the game away when Lingo intercepted a pass in his own territory and ran it to the two-yard line. From there, Stone hit the line for the score. The Aggies never made a genuine threat at the Gent ' s goal line and the Gentlemen were the victors from their opening score. Bad weather again greeted the Gents as they went into the game with their ancient rivals, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. Rain during the week and on the morning of the game left the field soggy and wet. The rain, however, failed to slow up the Bulldog aerial attack. Two passes in quick succession gave Tech the jump on the Gents. On the first pass, Eager, Tech back, faded far back with Curtis Jones in hot pursuit. Just as it seemed that Jones would make the tackle, Eager jumped into the air and threw perfectly to Westbrook, who was almost to the Centenary goal. On the next play, Eager again faded back and tossed to Funderburk for the score. Several beautiful runs by Weenie Bynum car- ried the Gents into Tech territory a few plays after the following kickoff. Bynum was re- moved from the game, when Tech tacklers threw him into a fence on the sidelines. Tech I r v :;pl|||||::: A ' Rawlinson, center. Steeples, guard. Vinson, tackle. Whitehurst, back. Smith, guard. Stone, back. Warren, end. Zimmerman, tackle. was penalized fifteen yards for roughness and it was the Gent ' s ball on Tech ' s fifteen-yard line. " Grandma " Stone replaced Bynum and on two attempts he carried the ball over standing up. Stone ' s touchdown ended the scoring for the day and the final score, 7 to 7, brought little joy to Centenary supporters, who had hopes of winning by a wide mar- gin. During the last half both teams made scoring threats but neither could get up enough punch to put the ball over. " Grandma " Stone goes over standing up to score tor Centenary against Louisiana Tech.

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Loyola Overthrows, Texas Tech Vanquishes The outstanding road trip of the season carried the Gen- tlemen to California where they played the Loyola Wolves of Los Angeles. Soon after this game was added to the schedule, the band and Maroon Jackets made plans to follow the team across the country. Beginning early in their attempt to finance the trip, they succeeded only a few hours before train time in raising the neces- sary amount. But when the train pulled out, they were all aboard. California sports writers made the Gentlemen heavy fav- orites to win the game, and when Al Beasley ran off left tackle for fifty-two yards and a score in the first quarter, it seemed that the Gents were in for a field day. But a fumble on the goal line gave Loyola a touchdown that tied the score. After this the Wolves became a different team. Their line stiffened and their offense started to gain ground. A nip and tuck battle was on. Through three quarters and into the final period the Gen- tlemen fought the Wolves up and down the field. In the last quarter they gave ground to a 57-yard march that gave the Wolves the game just before the final gun. The score, 14 to 7. In the roughest game to be played in Shreveport this year, the Gentlemen were handed a 7 to 2 defeat by the Gents, Sky High. Red Raiders of Texas Tech. The boys from Texas Tech showed plenty of willingness to mix it from the opening whistle, and on several occasions it seemed that open warfare would break out, but the roughness was kept under cover and the game went on. Uncovering a couple of good backs in Elmer Tarbox and Holmes, the Red Raiders showed a fine running attack. Their touchdown came in the first half, on a wide end run by Tarbox. It was Lewis Bradley who broke through the Tech line in the final period, to tackle Tarbox behind the goal line and give the Gents their points. T. C. U. HUMBLED (Contin ued From Page Seventy-seven) With the game in the last quarter, the Gents began a desperate drive down the field. T. C. U. ' s line stiffened and the back field batted down passes to stop the drive on the Frogs ' twenty-three line. Birkleback became the hero of the day when he booted it over the cross bar for three points and victory. The game ended soon afterwards with Fullback Ed White- hurst making a one-man assault on the T. C. U. line. Taking the ball time after time he gained ground with crushing line plunges. Partin covers a tumble in the T. C. U. game. Beasley taking oii ioi a nice gain against the Frogs.



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a c We Play Football ] . They were all high school stars. Hav- ing proven that they can take it by making their freshman numerals, they now dream of greater glory on the varsity as they view trophies won by the great teams of the past. 2. Their first practice — they watch the lettermen from last year strut their stuff, and pick up a few big time pointers. 3. Coach Parker decides to try one out. His buddy helps him with his helmet and wishes him the best of luck. 4. The publicity department makes pictures like this to show opposing teams and fans hew vicious the players are. 5. " Boy, how did they catch you like that. " More publicity stuff. 6. Fall — just before the first game. The reserves rub " Boot ' s " kinky locks for luck. 7. The whistle blows — the game is on. The opening kickoff is returned to mid-field as the cheerleaders wlfad up the rous- ing send-off. 8. A warm-up game— - varsity men take it easy, iounging on the sidelines while the reserves strut their stuff. 9. A hard game — the going gets rough — the reserves watch in strained silence as the regulars fight for touchdowns. 10. A boy is hurt — Trainer Gibson and Coach Parker rush on the field to look him over and ren- der first-aid. 11. It may be a bad in- jury — the loss of a gcod man for the rest of the season. In this case White- hurst is out for the rest of the game. 12. Or it may be a trick knee, that al- lows the boy to play but slows him up. 13. If the boy is able, he stays in. If the injury is serious he comes out and a substitute gets his chance to show is I tbe pa in 3 ' ;R°° ' i S«ff» % tbe s tai ts eG iW- cate eT frfXU K a VAa vet

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