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St. Louis was the scene of the next struggle where the Bobcats tackled the Billikens of St. Louis University, one of the leading teams in the middle west.
Lintzenick, locomotive fullback of the Billikens. crashed over for a score early in the fourth period to give St. Louis a 6-0 lead. But, after bungling two golden opportunities to score, the Bobcats took one last chance, and in the dying minutes of the game, Krejci cut loose with one of the greatest passes ever thrown on the St. Louis gridiron. Hofmann, the ever-alert, was standing on the goal line some 55 yards away and the game went down on the records a 6-6 tie.
With the sweet must come the bitter, and on their “eastern invasion” Peru suffered her first defeat, 16-12, at the hands of Still College in the Osteopaths’ back yard. The Bobcat was doped to win, but after the storm at St. Louis the lull came.
The Bobcats smear a Marysville play
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Toft Kerne r Hofmann Zook Delzell
Tackle Guard End Halfback Guard
The game with the Irish, although somewhat marred by the usual early season penalties, was a thriller. The Bobcats scored in the first quarter, missed a touchdown by inches in the second, and were still out in front 6-0 when the final gun barked, as a result of “the Bay-singer of the west,” Krejci, having made a thirty-four-yard pass to Young, and Hertz's three plunges into the line.
The next non-conference game provided one of the thrillers of the home season. Marysville Teachers, sporting Meek, all-Missouri Conference tackle, and Fisher and Duce, two all-Conference backs, plus a well balanced team, caused the Bobcat an exceedingly busy afternoon. However, with two minutes to play, the Krejci-to Case-beer combination came into its own and interspersed with a drive or two into the forward wall by Sautters, kept Peru’s slate clean with the second 6-0 victory of the year.
Hofmann opens a hole at left tackle
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Sautters Claussek Grass Majors H. Williams
Halfback Fullback Guard Halfback Guard
N. I. A. A. competition was first afforded Peru by the ancient foe, the Chadron Eagle. It was Homecoming Day and the Bobcats, performing before some 500 Alumni, were not to be denied. Chadron threatened in the first half with a beautiful array of short passes, but neither team scored. In the second half Zook, with the aid of Sautters and Hart, crashed over for a brace of markers to give Peru a 13-0 victory.
A Kearney antelope strayed too far into eastern Nebraska and the Bobcat, being somewhat hungry from a two-weeks lay-off, when snow caused the cancelling of the Wayne game, called together Captain Bunch and his cohorts for a 21-0 feast of venison.
Gray skies and mud were on the weatherman's program that day, but regardless of the fact, the Peruvians made the best of their opportunities to score three touchdowns and a safety.
Captain Bunch going into action
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