T HE YORK GAME By ucfcating York '27 to 0. the Bobcats. with th ei r goal lin e unc rosse d. earned th e r igh t ro hatt ie th e und cf..: at.:d C h adron Eagles on Thanksgi\'i ng for the football championsh ip o f Nebraska. The Pant her~ !oug ht a game fight but they weakened from th e onslaught o i Bitzie. Buising. Euie. anu Bat h: and in th e fou rth quarter Peru nude three to uchdowns. S.:hneider demon · >tratc u th e proper manner u i going dow n under pu nts. \Veimer played a great game at tack!.:. a nd Cilk cut1lin u.:d to :mag pa>:<es. Edie's ability in r unn ing the ends accounted for much Jf Peru 's yard a ge. York·~ pa>~ing attack was un>ucces;;ful: an ofT-tackle play was their only dan · gcruu:' ulfcn:-c .
T HE C HADRON GAME It was sn owin g when the 13ubcat:: solemnl y shook hands with each other and t rotted out o n th e C haurun ficlu fur thi:-. th eir crucial test. Gilkeson had won the toss and chose to kick. Bit:ie ki.:keu to the 3·yard line. The >leek ball was returned to th e 13·yard line. A pass was fum bled. Milam fe ll on th o.: ball. Three furi ous plunges and Bitzie had accomplished wh at oth er men h ad a tte m pted to tlo all season and failed-crossed the Eagle's goal line.
t her e Peru h ad won the State C h ampionship . For the rem ainder of the game Del zell played a ca reful defense. givin g C h adron no ch ance to e,·en the score. A slippe ry ball caused a fumble which spoil ed Peru's c hances for anoth er score in th e first quarter . Chadro n took the fig h t to Peru du r ing th e second q ua rter but could not gain consistently. The Bobcats began the th ird q uarter with a dri\'e which carried th e ball 50 yards into Ch adro n ter ritor y before a bad pass e nd ed th e o ffe nsive . In the next in\'a>ion. Peru fell sho rt of the >now-covered goal line by six inch es . C hadron kick ed and Peru 's n ex t drive again fell short. T h e Eagles were unsuccess iul with their desp erate attem pts to me th e pass and the gun end ed th e great battle. Chadron fo ught like men and lost like men. There were no sta rs among the Bobcats. T h e e ntire team played the greate>t game of the season a n d well deserve> the honor that is theirs. \Ve have had o m basketba ll titles and our baseball titl es: to these we now add a football titl e. th e fi rst to come to a teachers college in th e history o f th e conference.
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1925 yearbook for Peru State College, Peru, Nebraska