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Nebraska 24
Kansas State 6

Oct. 11, 1913

Nebraska fell behind when Kansas State scored on the first play of the second quarter, but the Cornhuskers took control for a 25-6 win in Lincoln. More coverage: Omaha World-Herald.

Read about Kansas State’s objections to Clinton Ross here

 

 

Omaha Bee

Sunday, Oct. 12, 1913

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KANSAS AGGIES FALL PREY TO CORNHUSKERS Nebraska Defeats Farmers of Manhattan by Score of Twenty Four to Six. HUSKERS ARE GIVEN FRIGHT Aggies Score Early in the Second Period. PLAY WITH "PEP" AND RUSH Stiehm's Warriors Recover and Come Right Back. PUNTING DUEL IN THE THIRD Howard, Cornhuaker Kicker, line Wonderful Work nnd la Given Strong Support by Ilia Team. LINCOLN, Oct 11. (Special Telegram.) Nebraska's flint test with a Missouri Valley conference team today proved a Tartar for Stiehm's proteges, though the Cornhuskers defeated the Aggies, 24 to 6. It was, a real fighting machine that Coach Lowman brought from Manhattan and th Huskers were compelled to defend them selves valiantly. Nebraska's line, which performed bo brilliantly last Saturda , seemed to be off edge, and in the early stages of the game proyed easy for the Khws. Taken by surprise in the-first quarter, the Cornhuskers were on even terms with the Aggies. Each team, carried the ball about tho same distance, Nebraska carry ing Jt within Btriklng distance for the' Cornhuskers only to be held. Then the Agsfles commenced a stright march to. the Cornfusker goal, which ended with the ball, on the Nebraska, one-yard line and with time called for tho first quarter. Kansas Scores. TOIth the resumption of ptay Agnew was pushed through for the only score of.' the southerners . .. ,, .' ( . Nebraska carno back savagely, recover Ingtii ball on a fumble- Howard .putted for -fifty yards and the Aggies : had to kick.- After three fruitless attempts on the line the Aggies punted, the ball golns stright In th air and carried out by the wind. It was Nebraska's ball on the Aggies' twenty-yard line. Purdy, Howard, Ruther ford and Halligon smashed the line for the .remaining distance, Purdy lugging the ball oyer for the first touchdown. Towle took the kickof'f for a fifty-yard return, the brilliant little quarterback twisting his way through the entire Aggie team with the exctptlon of Haymaker, who made a beautiful tackle. Uutherford trot around the end for ten oSls and with the ball on the Aggies' stx-yard line . Nebraska was held. Kansas punted out and Towle heeled It, booting It over a minute later from placement. The half ended 10 to C. Pnntlns; Dnel Rnanea. The third quarter developed Into a punting duel with Howard, the Corn liusker kicker, doing wonderful kicking. Howard's punts averaged fifty yards and were high in th air. Afier Nebraska ' had worked the ball into the Kansas ter ritory by virtue of Howard's superior toe, Rutherford circled the end for a fifteen-yard gain only to fumble the ball on the Kansas two-yard line. Loomls fell on It behind the line, scoring a touchdown, nnd the ball was brought out and put Into play on the twenty-yard line . The1 Aggies Immediately punted and it was Nebraska's ball on the forty-yard line, Halltgan, Purdy and Rutherford then resumed the line smashing methods and purdy was finally shoved over for a touchdown. Towle kicked goal " Substitutes (in In. The fourth quarter found many substi tutes in the Cornhusker lineup. The Ag gies carried the ball to Nebraska's thirty-three-yard lino, when Howard recov ered It on a fumble and punted out of danger. Nebraska got the ball when the Aggies could not gain. Elwell made eleven yards, Ho.ward made fifteen more and Delematre squirmed twenty yards for a touchdown. Tho game closed without further scoring. Rutherford, Towle and Purdy played brilliantly for Nebraska, while Howard's kicking was the best since Jimrr Marble played a sensational game for tne Aggies. The lineup: NEBRASKA. KANSAS AGCIIES. neck L.E. Halllgan L.T. Ross UG. Thompson C. Abbott n.a. Bayles R.T. Mastln R.E. Rutherford ....UH. Purdy (C.) R.H. L.B Moss L.T.. Marble L.Q.L Vhrt. C..... Coxen n uurkho der R.T. Loomla (Cl RE... LH... .... Rhafor .. Sldrefskl IUI. .... Agnew Rnna Hoard K.B.I F.B..,. Hawle O.B.I O.R.... Haymaker TOUChdnwnS! Apn.w TilrI.. T. t " - - o . ... . j , . ... lilt I ' rora, Delomatra. Goals: from touch downs: Towle, 3. Field goal: Towle. fcubatltutes: Nebraska, Howard for Beck, Gross, Orlswold for Bayles. Delematre for Rutherford. Eiwsll for Purdy. Coffe for Hoard, Beck for Hawle: Kansas Aggies, Root for Moss, Scanlon for Mai-ble. Hart wig for Knn. Referee: Masker. Um pire: McBrlde. Htad llreiman. Riley, inne 01 quarters: 16 minutes.