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109 > Image 109 of The Kentuckian : a monthly magazine, vol. 2, no. 1, 1899

Part of The Kentuckian : a monthly magazine

Q-. _ _ ,. _ " - l _ MII II I A`` I II I @$ .;;:2 I It {li THE KENTUCKIAN. . ATHLETICS. _ 4 --ATv _, gr . if _ $3 _ . l in y I E Y - 0 iv I" ` ` ,;_ I , e..~. ti e T . _ J 1 r: i ix, zu, 4;.~ sen M.-\RlllS E. JOHNSTON, )l1lIlll.gtI', I I _. _ . A. S. REESEI Captain, >h. S. C. 'leum, 99. V} _ _ I I j I .1- I *5 The Kentucky State College has the grittiest little team on gi ' l' the southern gridiron. Tho' the average weight is only one Q W hundred and fortyseven pounds, they hung K. Us. hide on the ri ` ' d ~ fence when her team was much larger, and played Centre a ij. F * tie when the latter played a team averaging nearly twenty `, pounds more than that of S. C. l 1- ' We are glad that the team of the State College is held in ld such high regard by the other colleges of Kentucky and the South. The reason of this is clear. The State College has al- W ways put forth a college teamnot a set of "ringers." The f tI State College has always played out her schedule of games, A ui and tho at times her eleven was weak, she has always had the grit to play in the face of odds overwhelming. The blood of I A, T Old Kentucky, the best in the world, that courses through the , _ * veins of our gridiron heroes, clearly manifests itself on all oc- I iw casions, and shows that though they may be beaten, that team _ i does not exist that can conquer them. In the game with K. U., ii _ the State College history only repeated itself when her team only cleaned up the Held for the real contests to come. * _ Y- The game with Centre was exciting in the extreme to the II ' very last second, and had the State College team had a little more weight in the line the result would have been a glorious #4 J ` __ _V___ _ _ V ___ _ W,- ..J ;i;~I,.*!!*-+- II IVI - F " g;/ I` ` I " `II`I I ` I MII" " MCI V