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Keith Melvin Bernard Galloway Russell Sautter
Guard Forward Guard
Senior Senior Senior
The Chadron series was followed by a hard fought conference battle with Wayne. The Wildcats came to Peru with exactly the same team that they brought last year and consequently were no set-up. The game was very close from the opening whistle until the last. It finally ended Peru 35 and Wayne 33.
Kearney was the next foe to invade the Bobcat haunts. They proved to be too much for the Peruvians and so returned to central Nebraska with another victory added to their list.
Again the Peru Bobcats took to the road for a fifteen hundred mile trip which included seven games. Norfolk team was met first and disposed of easily, the Bobcats winning 51 to 21. From Norfolk the team moved to Wayne and met the Wildcats on their home floor. This time the Wayne team was hitting its full stride and so downed Peru 33 to 21. The conference champion. Omaha University, was next on the list. Peru always gets the same reception at Omaha and was not disappointed this time. The game was played on the Benson High School court to a good crowd of Omahans who were well pleased, for the Cardinals were victorious.
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Kenneth Priefert Guard Sophomore
Edward Pederson Center Junior
Chester Korhkr Guard Senior
On the night following the Bethany game the Peru team traveled to Lamed. Kansas to meet the Lamed Athletic Club, an amateur team composed of former college stars from Kansas University. Emporia Teachers. Oklahoma University and other leading Universities. Lamed presented a wonderful team and gave the Bobcats a sound drubbing to the tune of 39 to 10. Hays State Teachers College is Coach Lorbeer's Alma Mater and so the Hays game is always a highlight in the Peru schedule. This year the Hays team was especially strong and so the Peruvians encountered much difficulty although it was a hard fought battle. The game ended with Hays on the long end of a 32 to 24 score.
After the Kansas trip came a group of home games. Of the five games played on the home court, three were conference games. The first game at home was a return with the Bethany "Swedes'" who came to Peru to revenge the defeat administered upon them by the Bobcats at Lindsburg. They certainly must have gone back into Kansas satisfied for they won a 51 to 16 victory. Chadron. Peru’s keenest rival, came to Peru for a two game series. The Bobcats were pitched up for these two games and emerged victorious from both battles, the first 37 to 29 and the second 34 to 33.
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Robert Carmichael Robert Punches Homer Hatcher
Forward Center Forward
Freshman Freshman Junior
Six-hundred miles from Omaha to Chadron and two more games with the Eagles, this time on their home floor. The Chadron series was an even break. Peru taking one and Chadron one. On the return trip the Bobcats made two stops, one at Kearney where they met the Antelopes who defeated them and one at Hebron where they were victorious.
After a week's rest the Peruvians were ready to do battle again. Norfolk came to Peru only to receive a sound drubbing 27 to 19. And again the Bobcats took to the road and traveled to Lincoln to play the Nebraska "B" team. One of the hardest battles of the season was played in the University Coliseum. Peru returned home with the scalps of the scarlet clad boys from Nebraska. Last on the season’s program was a return game with Omaha University. This game was not only last but one of the very best of the season Omaha won a hard fought battle.
Much fine material is returning to Peru next year and so the 1932-1933 basketball team should be one of the best in the history of the school Of course Peru regrets the loss of such men as Korbcr. Galloway. Sautter, and Melvin.
Captain-elect Kenneth Pricfert. better known on the campus as "Red.” is another great guard to add to the long list of Peruvian athletic notables. "Red is the man who had the stuff to follow Big Ber. Groothius and to play by the side of "Chet" Korber. Not only does Priefert have the ability to keep the opponents from scoring but he can slip up the middle of the floor and add the points to the Bobcat's side of the scoreboard. "Red" has finished his second season with Peru and so is due for two more seasons one of which he will lead the Bobcats. Kenneth Pricfert is certainly the logical man to lead the 1932-193 5 Peru basketball team and we sincerely hope tha he will lead the Bobcats to a conference championship.
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