The Gamecock (Columbia, S.C.)

The gamecock. (Columbia, S.C.) 1908-2006, October 27, 1908, Page 2, Image 2

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'Carolina Light. Clem: Davidson an Un The eyes of the South Carolina football enthusiasts are centred upon the two gridiron battles that are to be waged here fair week. Wednesday the Clemson Tigers are scheduled to meet the Davidson eleven and Thursday the team from the Univer sity tackles the Red and Black. These will be two big days for- the hundreds of collegians, the alumni of the three insti k7.N "UED' 1.10PACTON Davidson's Center tutions represented, and their friends. The footgall games have always proved a drawing card to the fair, and this year the games scheduled will be no exception to this rule. Davidson College thus takes on both Carolina and Clemson-an unusual under taking in football. The squad from the North Carolina institution is very strong this year, several of the old men having returned to the College. When Davidson met Virginia on October 10th the score was 12 to 0 in favor of Virginia. This same Virginia team stood off Sewanee in a battle to the flnish-0 to 0. The North Carolina-Davidson game ended 0 to 0, neither team being able to score. The last lineup that Davidson used (in the North Carolina game) was as follows: Wilkinson, right end; Dunn, right tackle; Daniel, right guard; Edgerton, centre; Whiteley, left guard; Moore, left tackle; Kluttz, left end; Elliott, quarter oon Averages 160-1*65. known Quantity. back; Denny, right Jialfback; Clark, full back; Eames, left /alfback. This is about t4d lineup that will be sent to meet Clemsorf next Wednesday at the fair grounds. The Clemson eleven has met two big teams this year, and has been defeated by both. The Virginia Polytechnic Institute, which always puts out a strong eleven, beat Clemson by a score of 6 to 0. Van derbilt last Saturday put the spikes into the Tigers by a score of 41 to 0. In spite of these two scores Clemson has a good team. We endeavored to get sketches of the Davidson team, but were unable to obtain them. THE SCRUB TEAM. Lumpkin has been playing halfback on the scrubs. He has played on different teams around town. Weight, 145 pounds. McNair is a substitute end. He received his training at the Fishburne Military Academy. He weighs 140 pounds. Sharpton is a sturdy player from 'qexas. He weighs 168 and is playing centre for the scrubs. 4. E0ILiorr Davidson's Hefty Quarterback and Captain of 'Varsity Eleven IT IS ALWAYS A GOOD RULE IN LIFE To Seek the Best THE National Loan 8 Exchange Bank OF COLUMBIA, S. C. Is "The Strongest Bank in the Carolinas" Your Deposits Are Solicited EDWIN W. ROBERTSON, President GILBERT M. BERRY, Cashier E. C. CATHOART, Assistant Oashier A. C. HASKEIiL, 1st Vice President EDWARD EHRLICH, Vice President T. B. STACKHOUSE Vice President