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Nebraska 17
Lincoln High 0

Sept. 27, 1904

The Cornhuskers had a tougher time than expected against Lincoln High in what is now considered an exhibition game. The report below is from the Omaha Bee of Sept. 28.

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NEBRASKA 'VARSITY HAS HARD JOB Wins from Lincoln High School by Score of 17 to O. LINCOLN, Sept. 27. (Special Telegram.) Booth's Cornhuskers encountered a stiff argument today in the Lincoln High school eleven. Nebraska won, 17 to 0, but the high school lads gave their heavier oppo nents a. hard fight. - Halves of only ten minutes each were played. Booth put In his second team In the opening half and neither side could score, although the ad vantage in ground gaining was in favor of the high school. In the second half tha 'varsity scored three touchdowns, two by Fenlon and the third by Bender, Fenlon running forty yards and seventy yards, and Bender pulling off a sixty-yard sprint. Big Mills and Barta were not in the Nebraska lineup because of Injuries. The lineup: NEBRASKA. Roblnaoa Lundln Rlchardaon Borg Speer C Maaon standevtea Benedict, captain. bender Fenlon 0. Maaon.. R. E. .R. T. .11. O C. .U O. .L. T. .L. E. Q. B .R. H. U. ..L. H. li . .C LINCOLN. L. E Branaoo L. T Hlldebrandt L. O Bonuuerhaldor C ( ulllna P. O Bnwera K T Harnaon R. E Baulta, captain (J B Calvin R. H. B I hi L. H. II Rathboue C Oenhinll Touchdowns: Fenlon (2). Bender. Goals: Benedict, 2.