Lochner, Louis P. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 12, Number 3 (Dec. 1910)
Richardson, W. D.
The 1911 football season, pp. 118-120
THE WISCONSIN ALUMNI MAGAZINE the scientific appliances and the knowledge of the whole faculty to get the cow on terra firma again. While thee universrtty of today affords far greater facilities for acquiring an education than in the 50's, yet the students then had a royal good time. No more gentlemanly, kind hearted teach- er could be found than Chancel- lor Lathrop. It was both pleas- ant and profitable to meet in the class room such noble, high minded professors as Sterling, Conover, Butler, Read and Kur- steiner. When the student met the professor on the campus or elsewhere, he was called by his name, received a warm, hearty greeting, and was made to feel that his teacher had a deep and abiding interest in his welfare. At the commencement exercises in 1859, the students had a great opportunity of listening to an ad- dress from Carl Schurz. It is not needful to say that the address was able, eloquent and full of good thoughts. THE 1911 FOOTBALL SEASON By W. D. RICHARDSON, '11 CE the installment )r the November num- er was written, the adgers have- wound p their 1910 football ason with a brilliant 10 to 0 victory over Coach Stagg's Maroons, our oldest rivals, thus making the season a success despite the dismal showing in the four previous games. Wis- consin has justified herself in the eyes of the Western intercollegiate world and we may now safely pre- dict better things in store for the Cardinal. Before the Chicago game, Coach Barry's team had two other en- counters - one with Northwestern at Camp Randall resulting in a 6 to 6 score, and the other with Minnesota, the final verdict being 28 to 0. The Northwestern game was a poorly-played contest. The Badgers worked hard but there was lack of team work. The Pur- ple's previous drubbing by Chi- cago, 10 to 0, made things look a little shaky for Wisconsin. Then came two weeks' prepara- tion for the Gophers. Coach Barry could not possibly have had any hope of beating Minnesota this year. It could not have been done except on the biggest kind of a fluke. The team was drilled, how- ever, hard and conscientiously in defense and the results were in- deed gratifying. Going into the game with all odds against them, the Badgers, following a brief as- cension in the first quarter, played 118
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