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Both Peru and Wesleyan thought they could beat the other so on the following Thursday a night game was scheduled for the Ballard held at Havelock. A special train was chartered and nearly everyone of the loyal Peru rooters accompanied the squad to Lincoln where the first night game was ever played by a Peru football team. Shaffner, a substitute halfback became a shining star for Peru in this night game. Kerner, Hurst and Zook were important cogs in the game, making many valuable contributions. Inspired by a desire to beat Wesleyan and backed by the voluminous cheering by the Peru rooters and the music of the Peru band, the Bobcats proved their superiority by a 7-0 win.
The next pigskin encounter was with the Wayne Wildcats in the Homecoming game. The stadium was filled with students and alumni who had returned. At two-thirty, Captain Brockman led his fighting Bobcats onto the field. The erstwhile Wildcats were scrappy and game but were unable to solve the rushing onslaught of the boys in blue. The game from the spectators standpoint was a listless and one sided affair, the outcome being 39-0 for Peru with much of the game being played by second stringers.
In panel—McSwan, Majors, Millhollin, Millbr, Pike, Place,
Page 63 text:
Despite the mud, the long trip and the on-coming darkness the game was started. The game was very even. Both teams were very evenly matched. The Missourians, inspired by a loyal student body, threatened to score at the end of the first half and again near the end of the game but was stopped by the Bobcat line. Claussen and Hofmann were the outstanding players for Peru. At the end of the muddy battle, which ended in the dark, both teams were satisfied with a scoreless tie.
October 12, a beautiful fall day, witnessed another great gridiron classic. The Wesleyan Coyotes came to Peru thoroughly determined to down the Bobcat demon of the Nebraska Ozarks. However, the Coyote and Bobcat got the best of neither one, the game was evenly played as a game could be. The game showed a slight advantage to Peru, as but one first down was made through Peru’s line. After the haze of the battle had lifted itself, no counters had been made. Brockman, Zook and Sautter stood out as the shining lights for Peru.
In panel—Hofmann, Hoy, Hurst, Ivkrs, Kkrnkr, I.ivbrmork
Page 65 text:
Armistice day is on winters borderland. 1 he Bobcats journeyed to Chadron and midst softly falling snow carried Peru’s colors nobly forward, although they were beaten 9-2 by a powerful Eagle team. The game was quite evenly with Peru showing the best playing but Chadron getting the break. Records show that the Bobcats gained nearly twice as much ground as their opponents, but according to what counts, the score, Chadron was the better. In the early minutes of the game Cheney and Buckingham were able to put over a touchdown for the Eagles and the try for point was good. Then Peru begun clicking and Chadron was held to a safety for the other score, while the Bobcats, by way of Brockman, threw the Eagles for a safety. Brockman and Kerner in the line and ShafTner and Young in the backfield were outstanding. The team was given a loyal send off and, on their return, a loyal reception by the entire student body.
The consensus of opinion in Central Nebraska was that the "Cat” could not easily and successfully stalk the Antelope. At the end of the game Kearney had to be satisfied with a 45-0 defeat at the hands of Young and his team mates.
In panel— Riggins. Rothkrt, Sams, Sauttkr, Shaffnkr, Shkstak.
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