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FINAL SCORE 52 TO 0
' Men in Second Half Last
LINCOLN. Nel.. Nov. 10. Starting
two touchdowns early in the
the heavy Nebraska football
defeated the crippled Missouri
52 to 0, here this afternoon in
game between these two
since 1912. The contest,was
only in the final quarter, when
used many substitutes.
Even these kept the Missourians from
scoring. The game was replete with
open-fiel- d running, in
which the Nebraska interference
worked with precision.
Nebraska was ceieurauiig us annual
homecoming, and a big crowd
A run by Cook on a returned punt,
resulting in a touchdown
for Nebraska, and an end run of 52
yard's by Schellenberg, followed by a
dash by Me.Mabon for another
. were features of the first
period. Mun kicked goal on the sec-ntouchdown. The score at the
end of the first quarter was: Nebraska 13, Missouri 0.
Tigers Unable lo Check Attack.
The second quarter found the Nebraska machine plowing steadily
down the field, the lighter Tigers be-ia- g
nnable to hold the Cornhuskers.
An end run by Schellenberg netted
.Nebraska's third touchdown, and
three minutes later Dodson cleared
Missouri' right end for a rd
ran and again carried the pigskin
cTer the Missouri goal.
An Intercepted Missouri pass gave
Nebraska the ball in the middle of
tie field and Schellenberg broke loose
for a run on the next play.
Two line smashes by McMahon and
Schellenberg saw the Cornhuskers
plunge to the fifth touchdown.
A series of end runs, tackle plunges
and straight line bucks enabled the
to march down the grid-- )
Iron for their sixth touchdown. Schel-- .
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The Tigers spurted late in the second period. They were rewarded
with two first downs, a forward pass,
Morris to Collins, netting 12 yards.
Nebraska intercepted another Tiger
pass and the period ended with Nebraska in possession of the ball on
Score: Nebraska 39, Missouri
SC'cnud-Strlii- g Men Used.
In the third period, with the team
made up largely of
second-strin- g men,;
Nebraska continued gaining almost at
will. Schellenberg returned to the
game and started with a run, i
followed by a touchdown. Kellogg
failed to kick goal. McMahon scored j
anotner touchdown ana Kellogg
The fourth period showed the
closest contest of the game and the
ball see-saw- between the rd
lines a large portion of the quarter.
Nebraska was using many substitutes, content to hold the MIssouriani
The fourth period was the only one
in which Nebraska did not score.
Nebraska 52, Missouri 0 | Nov. 10, 1917
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