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In Years Past

December 8, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, an unprecedented event in the football history of Jamestown High School took place on the cricket grounds Saturday afternoon when an ex-high team, composed largely of members of the champion 11 of 1909, decisively defeated the Red and Green team by a 20 to 7 score. While it was true that the alumni men outweighed the high school lads several pounds to the man, the victory, however, was a notable one when it was considered that the winners were banded together on a few days' notice and had to make up their signals before the game was started. In spite of the fact that a number of the players had been out of the game for three or four years, the ex-high team showed real football class and much of the new open style of football was used as well as the old fashioned line plunging. A fair-sized crowd witnessed the game.

 
 

 

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