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Page 121 text:
RIVER FALLS 17, HAMLINE O
HAMLINE, another Minnesota college and conqueror of Carleton, bowed to the
crimson tornado by a score of 17-0 in the second game of the season. Their
onlyeserious threat came in the first period when an attempted place kick hit the
goal posts and bounded back on the field. But after "Seeg" broke through their
line to block a punt, the tide of battle changed. ttMac', and uWinkien mercilessly
ripped the Hamline line to shreds, scoring touchdowns in both the second and
the third quarter.
However, the feature of the game was the stellar work of the subs who made
five first downs to Hamlinets one in the last quarter. Larson smashed through the
opposing line for long gains. In this quarter Johnny Schlicht made several sen-
sational runs. Much of the Fallst strength was due to the ability of these reserves
to carry on where the regulars left 01?.
ality was cutting
through ta 6 k l 6.
His fifty-s e v e 1:
yard run in the
as well as his
fortyefive y a r d
ja. u n t against
Eau Claire, show-
ed his ability in
The best end
that ever were a
football suit at
River Falls was
"Seeg," the first
down on punts,
and the best pass
receiver on the
squad, as well as
a. fast charging
JOHN MACDONALD HAROLD SEGERSTROM
One Hundred Eleven
Page 120 text:
RIVER FALLS 20, ST. THOMAS 12
RIVER Falls opened the 1928 football season by defeating the strong St. Thomas
eleven 20-12 on Cadet Field. This game goes down in history as the first River
Falls football game to be broadcast by radio. Many 3. Falls fan was thrilled as
the announcer said, "This man Standish, left-halfback for River Falls, is some
.' T T".' .I' T .VII' -. " I I"' "' . T..' I
is a hard, hard man to stop."
The Red and White smashed the cadets, line, tore around their ends, and
threw the ball all over the gridiron. The Falls scored first when Alfonse picked
up a fumble and raced fifty yards for a touchdown. Claflin tallied again when
he plunged over from the three yard line. The last touchdown came when Seger-
strom blocked Hale punt 0n the cadet fifteen yard line. Sentinel line bucking
by ClaHin and MacDonald carried the pigskin over.
The best full
back in the con-
ference was the
triple th 1' e a t
fullback in both
1927 and 1928.
puming and sen-
in the Superior
game will go
down in football
history at River
"Randi, a am-
sistent ball carri-
er who followed
well. A hard
man to stop once
he broke mm the
and elusive rtm-
nirw was a con.
stant threat '
WENDELL CLAFLIN FRANKLIN STAINDISH
One Hundred Ten W
Page 122 text:
RIVER FALLS 12, STOUT O
HE first conference game was with Stout, and when the last battle cry re-
sounded from the gridiron the Falls had tucked away a 12-0 victory. It was
the plunging of ttWinkief who crashed and pounded his way through the Stout line
for twenty yards on a pass formation, and the elusive open field running of Standish
that started the men and What: on Lhcu- VlLLUI'iUub 1114111: duwu Lhc glidimu.
After hKMac" intercepted a pass, he and htWinkie" smashed through the line
for the first touchdown. ttRoudh played a whale of a game; his passes were accu-
rate; and he was all over the backfield intercepting Stout ttheaves." The out
standing feature of the game came in the third quarter when he, aided by sentinal
interference on the part of MacDonald, swished his way through the entire Stout
team for a touchdown from their fifteen yard line.
HBonn," one of
the fastest most
ers 0n llm squad.
It was "Bongf
who led the in,-
the ends, and
played both of-
fen 're and de-
fensmw guard in
0 n e o f t h e
t h r e 0 referrm
t a c k l e s w a s
Wiens." His abil-
ity to open the
line erahled the
Falls to score
their first pninfs
in the Hamline
a n d Milwaukee
LEROY LUBERG OLAF JENSON
One Hundred Twelve
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