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BY T. C. U James Campbell, Center Chester Angel, Guard Gene Baldwin, Center John Allums, Guard also who scored the second tally on a pass from James " Cotton " Barnes. In this victory, all the Gentlemen played well and for the first time, they showed their offensive strength. With three losses and one victory under their belts, the Gents made their longest trip of the season across the desert to Tucson, Arizona, to help the University Wildcats to celebrate their Homecoming before some 10,000 people. The first half, the Gentlemen fought valiantly to mark up their second win and as the second half commenced, the score was tied, but the superior power of the Wildcats, led by a brilliant back, Johnny Black, along with the difference in altitude, scon made it evident that the Gents wouldn ' t be able to keep the pace. Although they were severely defeated by the score of 29-6, the kicking of Delmar Hamby and Mayo Faith caused considerable comment among the Westerners. The following week, the Centenary College Gents went to Natchitoches to engage the Normal Demons, for the first time on Demon soil. The Gentlemen, although they were the underdogs at the outset, outplayed the Demons for three and a half periods, but gave the game away on fumbles and pen- alties. The tide turned against the Gents in the fourth quarter when Roland Migues, Looney Crawford, Guard W. T. Jacks, Tackle Claude McCrocklin, Tackle
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ia»iiiT«iiiiraflJfri • ' M ' s S WAMPE D The second contest for the Gentlemen proved the most dis- astrous of the ten played, because the Texas Christian Horned Frogs before a home crowd of some 8,000, opened their season with a field day, rolling up 41 points against the Gents ' 6. It was one of those games when everything one team does is wrong and everything the other does is right. For although T. C. U. used thirty players, they just couldn ' t make a mistake and they turned in their best per- formance of the year. To point out the real situation in Fort Worth, Felix R. McKnight, Associated Press writer, made this observation about the game: " Centenary wasn ' t as bad as the score indicates. They were the victim of breaks that, to say the least, are infrequent. " James Barnes Back F. M. May Back Norris McCrary Tackle J. F. Wilkins Back Following the Fort Worth encounter, the Gentlemen, accompanied by the band and cheering section, jour- neyed to Houston to meet Rice, their third Texas team and one of the powers of the Southwest Conference. Here for the third time in as many weeks, the Gents were overpowered by a larger and more experienced team, this time by a 25-0 score. The Centenary offensive folded up and while Weems and Keel, two Sopho- more flashes were scampering all over the field, the Gents were stopped cold. This contest was the opening game for the Owls and was played before a crowd of 15,000. On October 12th, Centenary entertained the Billikens of the University of St. Louis under lights, and scratched the win column for the first time as they handed the visitors an impressive 19-6 defeat. This con- test was featured by the 85-yard jaunt of Truman " Chief " Johnson early in the first quarter and it was Johnson
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" Mamma " Hearne and Mayo Faith stop little Dean Bagley at the T. C. U. massacre. F. M. May tries gig- ging practice on a big " Froggie. " Normal back, galloped 78 yards for a score to give his team a 7-0 victory over Centenary. " Chief " Johnson once again proved one of the most powerful runners to ever don a Cen- tenary uniform for time and time again he ripped holes in the Normal forward wall for substantial gains. However, scoring chances were always given away by fumbles, and the Gents could never cross the final marker. The second long-sought victory for Centenary came when they traveled to St. Louis to meet the University of Washington Bears on their home ground. It was not only their second vic- tory but also the second time they had taken the number of a St. Louis team, this time by a score of 19-14. The Gents were GENTS Mayo Faith Back
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