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fy ? e3 Puc t££ DASHES Resume of the Season The 1930 Choctaw cindermen had a wonderful track season, meeting some of the strongest competition in the South during the season. A total of four good meets com- pleted the 1930 schedule, which included meets with L. S. U., Baton Rouge, triangle meet at Jackson, Tennessee, be- tween Union University, Southwestern of Memphis, and M. C., Louisiana College at Alexandria, and third dis- trict meet also at Alexandria. The first meet of the season was with the strong Louisiana State University Tigers, S. I. C. track and field champs. This meet was rather one sided, L. S. U. taking the big end at the meet. Jones and White were oustand- ing in this meet. Jones in high jump, and White in two miles. The other members of the team showed some good stuff for such an early season meet. On April 12, at Jackson, Tenn., the Choctaws cam? back with a strong determination to win this meet. They walked off with 6o points in this triangle meet, Union taking 32 2 3 points, and Southwestern, of Memphis, 32 1 3. The Choctaws took eight first places out of a possible fourteen. Holmes was high scorer in this meet with two first places and relay, followed closely by Aber- nathy who took two first places. R. Jones, Thomas, John- 94
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son, and Montague counted one first place each. White came next with a second place in two miles, and a third in the mile. Other men who scored in this meet were Puckett, C. Jones, Flowers, Butler, Murphree, and Hester. The third meet was a dual meet at Alexandria, La., with Louisiana College, which the Choctaws won with a 69 to 43 decision. In this meet the Choctaws took nine out of fourteen first places. Holmes of M. C. took high point honors of the day by winning the quarter mile run and the broad jump for ten points. Captain Montague turned in first in the 100-yard dash, and a second in the 220 for eight points. Abernathy scored eight points — first in discus throw, and second in shot put. Ah showed his ability in this meet. Butler, a Sophomore, captured eight points, including a first in the mile, and a second in the half mile. White turned in first in two miles; Thomas first in the half mile. Jones easily captured high jump honors. Flowers nosed out Montague for first in the 220. Adams, another Sophomore, turned in two second places in high and low hurdles, for a total of six points. Puckett added with second in the 440, and Hester with a second place in the pole vault. 95
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