March 01, 1917
Image 17 The Athenaeum. (Atlanta, GA) 1898-1925, March 01, 1917, Image 17
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Since these, my revels, bring delight,
I sing and shout ; I welcome night.
G. D. Brock, ’17
BASKKT-BAM,: MOREHOUSE 17—TUSK EG R K l6
Tuskegee began the game confident that they should win as
a matter of sequence. In fact this game had been termed -‘Our
annual flogging.” The Morehouse team, however, went on the
court full of spirit and determination to make new history by
putting an end to the term ‘-()ur annual flogging.” A few min-
ures of play registered a basket for M. C. and a goal from a foul.
1 he team thus took the lead in scoring and kept it throughout
the game. The first half ended 11 to 7 in M. C.’s favor.
I uskegee came back fierce in the last half, and took long
chances at the basket. 1 hev made several sensational baskets
lioni the center of the field. Morehouse, however, kept adding
1 11,111 - 11 r,> * ,a yaliead. 1 he foui shooting of Dunson figured ma
terially in winning'!lie game.
Tire game was thrilling throughout. Even though More
house U as always in the lead, it was by just so small a margin
.is lo keep the teams at top speed. 1 he final score was 17 to 16
This historical victory marks the end of Brock and Lewis in
this branch of athletics at Morehouse. As these two hard fighters
pass from us. let us all say, as l hev go to fight the greater battle
of life, 4 ‘Wei I done. ”'
Morehouse ro-ci.AUK 6
Ill the opening game of ibis season the Morehouse'Tigers on
March 11 met and defeated the Clark University nine, on the
diamond of the former, by 1 be score of 10 to 6. The game was
nther interest ing and hot l v contested from beginning to end.
The game was -especially interest ing to Morehouse cut husiasts
because it was t lie ‘kid team,” for the most part, that was ar
rayed against the Clark i l es. I lie bo vs. however, “had the stuff’
and literally starred. Clark showed her usual spirit of fight, and
once seemed about to tie t lie score.
Batteries: Clark; Bridges, Moore. Morehouse; Goodloe