March 01, 1917
Image 18 The Athenaeum. (Atlanta, GA) 1898-1925, March 01, 1917, Image 18
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M. C. 2-A. U. 15
I'lie first game of tlie season between Morehouse College
and Atlanta University was played on the 1'igers’ diamond on
Sal 111 day, March 18 The crimson and gray waved triumphant -
]v over the Vloreh ms: nine There was some spectacular
placing, however; the excellent work of A U.s’ mheld was es
pecially noticeable. 1 he usual drive of the Tigers was lacking.
The final score was 15 and 2 in favor of Atlanta University.
Batteries: Morehouse. Maddox, Goodloe and Jones A. U.
Jefferson and Maxwell.
Athletics at Spelnnin Seminaly are awakening with spring.
A new tennis outfit has been placed in the hands of the girls.
This del i gilt fill sport has charmed many from their sequestered
nooks out into the balmy air that breathes the essence of file into
one’s being. Regular practices will be held in order to train
and select material for Field Day. The athletic committee of
the V. W C. A. is very diligent and sees to it that every girl
who desires it has a chance, to develop herself along the fine <>l
Basketball has created sucii an enthusiasm and interest
among the girls, that many of them spend their entire recreation
time at this sport The court out of doors will he in readiness
as soon as the weather permits. Under the insiruction of Misses
Berry and Jones t he lively young folk display real spoitsman-
ship and skill. Two teams have been organized and are : 11 train
ing They are the Seniors and Juniors, who will let the pub
lic judge them on Field Day as to their ability.
Mr. C. H. Tobias and Mr G W. Moore. Y. M. C. A. Sec
retaries. spent some days with us recently, and held some iinpor
tant meetings with theY.M. C. A, cabinet. 'Some of our
other visitors were Mr. J. D, Aveni, Prof. Roberts of Tuskegee
and Mrs Townsend and four otner representatives of Roger
Rev. D. iriorton, who sailed for Libera, has recent ly written
to some of his Atlanta friends, lie had just arrived at Liverpool
We wish for him and and his bride a safe arrival at Monrovia