THE KENTUCKY KERNEL
Formerly THE IDEA
State University of Kentucky
LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY, NOV. 18 1913,
STATE 7 PURDUE 0
SEVEN BASKETBALL GAMES STATE FRESHMEN
Western Conference Team Is Defeated By a Southern
University For the First Time In History of
favorites against her matchless fighting spirit, but went
the Wildcat football machine, the Boil- further and outplayed the visitors in
ermakers of Purdue University, re- every department of the game.' A sumturned to their home in Lafayette, mary obtained from a chert of the
Ind., early last Sunday morning a plays, published in a local paper resadder and a wiser team. The humili- veals such facts as these:
ation of a
defeat rankles in the "The Wildcats advanced the ball a
hearts of the great Western Confer- total of 375 yards in 54 plays, or an,
ence eleven, which this Saturday will average of 6.9 yards each play. Pur"face'tSe University of Indiana eleven due carried the ball 290 yards in 71
to decide the supremacy of that State. plays, an average of 4.08 per play.
The large squad accompanied by Phy- This big excess in favor- - of the Blues
sical Director Cutts.'said before the resulted from the failure of Purdue's
game that they expected a hard game. forward pass game. Nine were incomplete, and the 5 that were interceptThey got it.
ed by the Blue secondary defense were
To Kinne, the agile end and substito
tute quarter, fell the honor of scoring returned in each case for from ten
yards netting heavy gains,
the solitary touchdown. It was near
and boosting the average.
the beginning of the second quarter.
"Not only did the Cats outrush the
State had received the ball. Rodes
Boilermakers, but they returned punts
made 8 yards on the first play.
and kicks farther. State brought the
made the necessary two yards
ball back 87 yards in 9 attempts, averfor a first down. "Grabby" was again
9.6 yards and Purdue returned
given the ball and advanced it 8 yards. aging
it 96 yards in 12 attempts, an averRodes took it on the next play, but
at this Juncture State
was- - penalized
yards for holding. Schrader then
kicked to the famous Pultz, who returned the ball to his own
line. Then it was that the Purdue
backfleld evidently got "all balled
up" on a misunderstood signal, and
when Olmstead passed the coveted
oval back no one was there to receive
It, as all the backfleld men were
charging into the line. As the ball
rolled into an untenanted section of
Stoll Field, Kinne ever on the alert,
had it almost Immediately, and a few
seconds later had firmly placed the
ball between the goal posts, while
three thousand throats were tearing
themselves to pieces with wild yells.
Schrader kicked an easy goal for the
extra point and all scoring in
game was ended.
The remeilnder of the game, as had
been the first quarter, was one breathless and beautiful exhibition of the
great American college gome. State
not only offset the 8 or 10 pouuds to
the man asset which Purdue had, by
age of 8 yards.
'.'State was thrown for losses totaling 7 yards in 5 plays, and Purdue was
thrown for 12 yards in 3 plays. State
was penalized a total of 85 yards and
Purdue suffered only 5 marks for
This boosts the Wildcat record of actual advances to a fat figure.
"Purdue, however, made one more
first down than did the Wildcats; the
ccunt was 7 to 6 in this respect. The
first downs by quarters were as follows: State: 0, 3, 2, 1 6; Purdue:
2, 1, 0. 4 7.
The heavy offensive
strength of the Boilermakers was
shown in the last period when they
took the pill 60 yards in 11 plays aided
penalty inflicted on
"Schrader, of State, punted 11 times
for an average of 42 yards, and Pultz,
of Purdue, punted 7 times for 45
The big surprise of the day, to the
student body and spectators as well as
to the player hi question, himself,
came shortly after the game had
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A glance at State's 1916 basketball
schedule will convince University and
Lexington lovers of the winter sport,
that some rare treats are in' store for
them this season.
Seven games have already been
scheduled as follows:
January 14 Cincinnati at Cincinnati.
February 1 Galjaudet College at
February 5 University of Louisville at Louisville.
February 19 Cincinnati at Lexington.
February 26 Louisville at Lexington.
February 29 Centre College at Lexington.
Of the other five games two will be
played with Georgetown College, two
with the University of Tennessee, and
another probably with Vanderbllt, If
Coach Tigert can induce them to stop
off in Lexington on their way to or
this can not be arranged, the date
"ill be filled by the Nashville Ramblers, a strong amateur team of the
Tennessee capital, who have within
the past had very little trouble in defeating the Commodores every year.
Alumni and the student bodies of
the three Kentucky Institutions will
welcome the resumption of athletic relations with Central and Georgetown
after a lapse of several years.
The outlook for a strong quintet
this season is very bright, in spite of
the fact that Captain Ralph Morgan,
forward, "Squlrrely" Tuttle and Scott,
guards, will be missing. The veterans left are Captain Karl Zerfoss,
Schrader, Gumbert and Server. Derrel
Hart, 'Varsity forward In 1911 and '12,
will be out for a position again.
Prominent among the second string
men are Ireland, Sauer, Simpson,
Peak and Swantz. "Doc" Rodes is ex
pected to try for a position. From, his
work at guard on the Lexington High
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TENNESSEE VOLS WILL
Other Contracts Will Be Kittens Hang up
Signed Within a
Score With Little
PROSPECTS ARE GOOD
WILDCATS' SCRAPPY FIGHT
Georgetown plays Transylvania Friday for championship of the Kentucky association, and for this reason
Coach Hinton used none of his best
Although this year's Freshman team
is not attracting the attention that
did, because a full schedule was not
arranged for them, they have display
ed a superior line of football in the
games that have been played, and
several members of the team will be
strong contenders for 'Varsity positions next year. The work of
and Davidson featured in Tuesday's game.
The Freshman lined up as follows:
State Moore, left end; Hunn, left
tackle; Van Deren, left guard; Clements, center; Helck, right guard; How
ard, right tackle; Zerfoss, right end;
Roark, quarter; Davidson, right half;
Capt. Poindexter, fullback; Mcllvain,
Dr. Mackenzie will, on Thursday
evening, November 18, address the
Masonic Club of State University.
Defeat by Mississippi
A. and M. With Good
State's Freshman team found little
difficulty in downing the second team
of Georgetown College at Georgetown
Tuesday afternoon by a score of 38
to 0. The game was loosely played
for the Kittens,
and was a walk-ove- r
who outclassed their opponents
training, weight and knowledge of the
Coach Clevenger's team of Volunteers, down in Knoxville, Tennessee,
is gradually returning to its
derbilt game form and by Turkey day,
those people and students down there
will be thinking that they can beat
the Blue and White team as they have
done in the past two years.
Tennessee held Mississippi A. xaA'
score last Saturday,
by comparison: is little worse
than the 12-- defeat given the Wildcats by thfcrteaxx back in October.
Then, too, G. Vowell, one of their beet
men, was out of this game and he will
be ready for the Thanksgiving battle. On paper it doesn't seem that
State has much on them, however,
since the Purdue game the consensus
of opinion around the campus is that
Kentucky should win the game.
Tennessee's team, like State's, is
practically a new machine this year.
Five of their best men, Kelley, captain last year, "Red" Rainey, Kerr,
Lindsay and Carrol are missing from
theirs in handy fashion here last year,
and since the personnel of the two
new teams is not much changed, it
seems reasonable to believe that we
will repeat the dose.
State's coaches, however, nor the
team, are confident of winning the
contest. The Blues were trained to the
very minute for tW Purdue game.
This and a Uuree-4athe game, has put the most of thaw
on the "stale" list Practice began in
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October 2 Butler College
October 9 Earlham College
October 16 Mississippi A. and M
October 23 University of the South (Sewanee)
October 30 University of Cincinnati
November 6 University of Louisville
November 26 Tennessee
54' to 13
0 to 12
7 to 7
27 to 6
15 to 0
7 ta 0