The gamecock. (Columbia, S.C.) 1908-2006, October 27, 1908, Page 2, Image 2
'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
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.
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
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
We endeavored to get sketches of the
Davidson team, but were unable to obtain
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
Davidson's Hefty Quarterback and
Captain of 'Varsity Eleven
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