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5 men were to play the strong East
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l winning this game, Coach Brasel's
H. H. S., 195 East Lynn, 26
if East Lynn was working for another
champion title, but Hoopeston was
determined to give them a fight.
Hoopeston played a hard game
throughout, but it seemed as if noth-
ing could sto the East Lynn sfluad
p , .
,. This was a close game, but our team
l did not have the punch to overcome
i the lead in the last few minutes. Our
5 team was eliminated from the semi-
fl finals by losing this game.
E East Lynn won the tournament by
7 defeating Danville in the final game.
I Earle N elson-Guard
1 "Nellie," captain of this year's five,
always played a clean, fast game of
ball. His floor work was always of'
first caliber and this helped to win
many games. He has a good eye for
long shots and seldom finished a game
without a few of these to his credit..
He played excellent ball in both tour-
naments, and was given a position on
the all-county and all-district teams.
This was his second year with the
team, but he has another year at
school. He will be of great help to
next year's squad, and should have
another great season.
"Tuck," one of the outstanding
guards in the county, played a whale
of a game during the first semester.
He always guarded his man closely
and this helped to hold down the op-
ponents' score. He is a senior and
will be greatly missed by the team
next year. On account of the semes-
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E Davis, Leroy-Sub Lineman several games while the regular cen-
Davis, another sophomore, did not Fel' Was 011 the injured list- He D1'0Ved 551'
P get to play many games because of H1 liheee few g?1'f1eS thai? he Wa? ea' tpli
injuries. He has the weight and een pable Qf hendhng the D1V0t p0S1t10n 'ggi
be used either in the backfield er and this will undoubtedly fall to him
line. He will be with the team next UeXt SeaS0I1- f lg
year and should be a valuable man. Cardiff-Sub Quarterback T
r Stanley-Sub Lineman In the few games that .Qardtff
- ,, . ,, . . played in, he showed his ability in F131
i . Tlger' the glam hrfeman' played calling signals. This is his second le-
-- In Several games thls year and year of school and he should show 1'1"
E showed he had the ability. He can be - f iiil L
. up fine next year. He also carries
t used for either guard and therefore , . . . . fl-3,
th. . the ball for gains and this is the kind 1' I
is department will not be weak next of men that is needed y e- .
lf-. year. In the games he played not ' ' ' :ply
F- p many plays were sent over him be- Merritt-Sub Lineman ,Ht
1 Cause Of his Slze- "Buckey," the seventh sophomore iff'
on the squad, should also be of great g
Endsley-Sub Center help next year. He played in a few 5
Endsley, another sophomore, is an- games and, with more experience, 1
other good linesman. He played in should prove valuable. 1,1
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Basketball 1925-26 32 tn!
E The Hoopeston cage squad had a H. H. S. ..... 18 Georgetown -- 3 Eli
QI very successful season, their final H. H. S. ..... 38 Westville .... 20
E standing being above the 600 mark. H. H. S. ..... 22 East Lynn --- 26 F4
E In spite of the small gymnasium in H. H. S. ....- 25 Alvin ....... 19 lx.
if our school, Coach Brasel produced a H. H. S. ..... 28 Bismark ----- 12
QE team that was a threat to any team in H. H. S. ..... 43 Rankin ...... 23 l
3.33 the county. In the county and dis- Games Wen 13- lost 8. lil?
lj trict meets his team came forward PereentageL,6i9. , lil'
PQI! with the unexpected, beating teams ll'
that were rated much higher. The The C0l1lliy Meet Eti
if majority of the games .were played H. H. S., 17: Potomac, 7 iii
away from home and this also shows Hoopeston's first game of the coun- I?
lie the team's strength. ty meet was with the strong Potomac 1
lil ..... gotcimac ..... cagers. uPotomac had been going
w: . . . ..... V ax on ...... s rong a season and the do e was f
W1 H. H. S. ..... 43 Bismark ..... 8 favoring them. Hoopeston hadptasted ij
551 H. H. S. ..... 28 Georgetown -- 8 defeat at their hands earlier in the ijjl
S. ..... 14 East Iuynn --- 18 season and was now determined to Fiji
Fi H. H. S. ..... 33 Westville .... 19 beat them. Hoopeston displayed a
IE H. H. S. ..... 14 Potomac ..... 22 fine game of ball throughout and fig?
H. H. S. ..... 16 Watseka ..... 25 when the whistle blew, ending the if
ggj H. H. S. ..... 28 Milford ...... 23 game, our team was victorious. By
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