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Our Football Team
The Creston l-lrgh School football team of l9I4 although made up of almost new and lrvhtwerght players drd wonders on the grrdrron
At the begrnnrng of the ea on the boys were wrthout a coach o out of loye for the old school Hugh Rosson former fullback and Alyrn Whrpple
former halfbacx of the local Hrgh School team tendered therr eryrces and for sey ral weeks tramed the bovs Followrng thrs Warren Royce
Hank took up the dutres of coach and rt was through hrs efforts and h knowledge of the game that made trre team what rt rs
The faculty and student body should also recerye a share of the prarse for the excellent manner rn whrch thev treated tre team and by
tlxerr attendance on eyery game
The Assocratron was able to purchase the team of srxte n men hard ome Maroon Sweaters wrth a brg black C across the front These
the boys can well feel proud of
Creston opened the season by defeatrng the Old Vets on the local grrdrron on Saturday Sept mber 26th ln thrs game Grrlfln McCoy
and lxeck featured The score at the end of the game stood l8 to 6 rn fayor of the Hrgh School
Contest number two was played rn Creston and was wrth the Orrent Hrgh School Thus game took place October 4th Although
greatly outweighed the Creston team was able to down therr opponents by a I9 0 score lxeck and Bartle were stars rn thrs contest
lhe tam then had a rest of three weeks as they were unabl to get games On Saturday October Znth the bovs journeyed to
Leon and Bearded the Lron rn Hrs Den The Creston team r turned home wrth the score berng 34 Zl ones was a star rn thrs contest
The team was gryen another week s rest and then on Noyember 6th the Clarrnda bovs came to Creston to try therr luck Lnfortunately
for them the Creston boys were feelrng rrght and proceeded to trrm them up bv a score of 26 0 lxeck s nrnety vard run and the rntercepted
passes by Reynolds were the features of thrs game
The turnrng streak ended when Qreston rn a badly crrppled condrtrcn met Clarrnda on therr held Noyember l5tlr and lost the game bv
a score of 6 0
no mercv to therr lrghter and crrppled opponents The score w as 73 0
On 'lhanksgryrng Day the bovs went to Shenandoah and battlezl wrth he Southwet Champrons After a hard game the local team
w as forced to brrng hom the small end of a 52 0 score Slrg Bartle was the hero of thrs game
ROBERT STEWART GRIFFIN
Stewart was captarn of the l9I4 team and also quarterback As a lead r Bob has few superrors and at the quarterback posrtron
h has none Playrng through four seasons Bob was the brarns of th team and many a yrctory was due to hrs excellent generalshrp
MARK FRIQBEF MCCOT
Frrsbee star center played the posrtron for four years and at all tmes was rn the rrght place at tne rrght trme ln pa srng the ball
he w as rn a class bv hrmself always passrng to the exact spot armed Mir was th fun maker of the team and proyrded lots of amusement when
he got hrs Irrsh p
HERMAN FARMER FRANRLIN
Farmer plays one of the tackles and rs a player of no mean aulrty He has played the po rtrcns two seasons and ha drstrngurshed
hrmself rn manv a battle on the grrdrron
LEO BooTs ls.EcR
Boots assumes the rrght halfback posrtron The s ason just passed was hrs econd year wrth the team He harls from the Franklrn
School Leo rs a player of the new style football berng a dodger and fx t runner Hrs f ature work was demonstrated rn the Clarrnda game
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PAUL P O WRIGHT
P O has been a member of the Hrgh School team for thre years and was one of the strongest men ever playrng on a local Hr
School team Owrng to rnjurres he was unable to partrcrpate rn many gxmes thrs season but those rn whrch he drd play he always proved
hrmself worthy of representrng the Red and Blaclt Paul usually played fullback
JAMES SLIG BARTLE
Slrg drd wonders rn football thrs season Although he werghs only about l25 pounds he showed the Red and Black rooters that he
was a frghter and a strcker He played hrs feature game at Shenandoah Hrs posrtron was at end and left half
RICHARD Drcrt YOUNQ.
Drclft our fullback was new to the game but soon found hmself and w 19 the CTUSE of many a long garn 1nd good t1clcles H
played a hard and heady game and hrs efforts showed plarnlv rn hrs good worlt
C LAL ur COTT Corrworrmr
Cott at rrght tacltle showed hrmself no noyrce at th great ga11e Many a g1rn w1s due to Claude s c1tches of p1sses He was r st1r
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on mrde hr debut rnto lOOtl7'lll thrs season Whrle new t me t te rrrc wrll bt among L
star players of l9lJ
C.Lr N bxxrrr Met LRD1
wrt w 1s one ot the sub trtutes 1n drd not appear rn yery mr x contet reported to pr rctrce uery exenrrrg 1owuer 1nd H1
o much y1lue to hrs term and co1cl1
Rr X RPXALL bmorrz
ertall substitute r a p rycr 0 exce ent rlmr rty ren R p rye e was a w rx ale to rstrn UINI umse e wr e o grert
value to the l9lJ team
C HARLH Farr BLc.t.
Slyer or Fat as commonlv ltnown by hrs te1m mates W1 1 suhstrtute guard Although fiat r 1 lrtte fellow he rs mrgrty
Creston opponents lound rt a hard nut to craclt when thev attempted to ru plavs through fjrt s posrtron
Trrowxs Srorzrt Cnox F5
Stork rs 1nother hnd for th l9IJ te m lom tool: part rn several contests and hrs playrng was the cause of mucl1 favor1ble comment
He was one of the substrtutes
WALTFR SODA lowes
Soda obt1rns hrs name from hrs posrtron He was a substrtu e thrs s 1son play rng on the lrne and 1t left half Walter rs one of the
speedrest players that the team wrll have for next fall
RALPH Wore HANSONJ
Wop rs a man of hrs word When he savs he wrll do a thrn he does rt He rs 1 gentleman football player and a strong one Watch
Ralph s smoke on the 1919 team
The prospects of a good te1m for I9IJ are brrght lwhose gra:lu1t1nU tlars sprrng are McCoy Grrfhn Wrrght Sash Cottrngham Young
Bartle and Franlclrn Those who pl1yed on the regular or scrub t am and who remarn are lkeclc Reynolds McColl Groves ones Begg
Sryder Sawyer Mcfurdy Goodm1n Lrndman Wrlson Exlrne Brothertcn Webla and Ball also Everett Clem Arthur Kraut and Bud
Butler new students rn the Hrgh School A C Annual I5
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