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Eagles Romp Over Gallaudet 40-21 John Woods Leads Eagles in Scoring ; Olsen andTargee Guard Closely [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
Eagles Romp Over Gallaudet 40-21 John Woods Leads Eagles in Scoring ; Olsen andTargee Guard Closely A . U . Girls Play Basketball at Mount Vernon Seminary Since George Washington s birthday came on a college holiday , the Eagles celebrated the night before by swamping the visiting Gallaudet quint under a 40-21 score , completely stopping Del Cosgrove , high scorer of the District , and developing a star of their own , Johnny Woods , who tallied 17 points during the evening . The Silents were thoroughly routed in the second half , and the contest ended with most of the home varsity vacationing . For the first 23 minutes the game was a tight struggle , with American U . generally ahead by a point or two . At half time , the score was 10-7 , with the visitors trailing by three points . The Eagles faltered for a moment after the curtain went up on the final frame , and the Silents uncorked a scoring effort which put them ahead by one point , 13-12 . This momentary disadvantage was all t...
Women ' s Interclass Basketball Starts [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
Women s Interclass Basketball Starts Seniors , Juniors , and Freshmen Tie , Each Having Won a Game On Monday , February 24 , the senior ? went down in defeat before the powerful teamwork of the junior girls , to the final score of 25-19 . The junior forwards shot with deadly accuracy , evading their guards at every turn . At the end of the first half the seniors found themselves at the short end of a 13-7 score . The second half saw some changes in the senior line-up , and there followed a rally on their part which tied the score in the third quarter 1313 . The juniors came back at their opponents in the last quarter with renewed vigor , and at the final whistle , were the victors . Juniors : Senion : Jacoby , I Marti , f Humphries , f _Hotiel , f Smith , jc Payne , Jc Putnam , sc Brtcker , bo Evans , g Severance , g Moore , g Chadwick , g Substitutes : Appel . Hill . The basketball laurels were awarded to the freshmen on Tuesday , February 25 , when they beat the sophomores to the ...
Eagle Quintet Downs Orioles in Hot Contest Close , Hard-Fought Game With Changing Lead Ends Home Season [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
Eagle Quintet Downs Orioles in Hot Contest Close , Hard-Fought Game With Changing Lead Ends Home Season A scrapping Eagle quintet succeeded in downing the University of Baltimore courtmen , 25-22 , in a contest that was featured by an often-changing lead , played in the American University gymnasium , Tuesday , February 25 . The fact that Baltimore University had previously defeated George Washington , Catholic , and Gallaudet , presaged a spirited struggle . Although the Orioles tallied first with a free shot , Olsen soon put the Eagles ahead . From then on the two teams fought a nip and tuck duel which ended only with the final whistle . The lead changed nine times during the epic contest , and only twice could the Eagles soar more than two points ahead of their opponents . At the midway point the score was 12-10 in the Orange and Blues favor . In the second half , Baltimore started the action by tying the score on a freak shot . As in the first half , neither team could forge ahe...
Junior Quint Wins Interclass Series [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
Junior Quint Wins Interclass Series Clinch Second Consecutive Title by Defeating the Freshmen Five 27-23 The junior team , by chalking up its fifth win of the season over the freshman quint , 27-23 , last Friday afternoon _, won its second inter-mural basketball championship . With five victories and only one setback the 31 five encountered only slight difficulty in retaining the Ellsworth Tompkins Cup , which they won last year by virtue of a clean slate . The runner-up position is occupied jointly by the sophomores and freshmen , each with three wins and as many defeats . The deciding tilt was rather a onesided affair until the freshmen started a late rally in the second half which momentarily threw a scare into the junior ranks . This flash of accurate shooting on the part of the frosh , however , did not last long enough to overcome the substantial lead which the juniors held throughout the fray . Levin and Jarvis were the offensive stars for the juniors , scoring 11 and 10 poin...
Eagles Lose Last Game 30-21 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
Eagles Lose Last Game 30-21 Close Guarding Features Contest in Which Eagles Bow to St . John s College The Eagles closed their season with a defeat , 30-21 , in a game played with St . John s College at Annapolis on February 28 . The contest was marked by close guarding , which made the Eagles resort to a long-range attack , and resulted in their eventual defeat after a close first half . Although the J ohnnies enjoyed a narrow margin all through the early part of the game , and led at the half , 14-11 , the game was a tight struggle until early in the second session , when they added 6 points in quick succession . The Annapolis boys displayed a neat passing attack , led by Capt . MacCartee . Hoff and Carpenter , who were on the receiving end , were high point scorers of the evening . The Eagles showed the results of vigorous drill on foul shooting , 11 of their points being tallied in this manner . Captain Olsen was the leader in this branch of play , successfully completing 5 toss...
"Season a Success " Says Eagle Mentor [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
Season a Success Says Eagle Mentor Coach Young Believes Results Were Due to Teamwork That the basketball season just closed was a success , is the opinion of Coach Walter H . Young , who looks not only on the accomplishments of this year s team—Q victories against 7 defeats—but considers also the development of men who will be available during the next two or three years as an important factor . The boys gave the finest co-opera-tion that any coach could ask , said Mr . Young in a recent interview , and that is why we had the success that we did . Team play was developed because every man showed a willingness to submerge himself for the good of the five . We had the handicap of a small squad—only 8 men were practising during the last month—and I consider that at least 12 men are needed on the squad . Next year I hope to carry about 15 As to prospects for the 1930-31 season , the coach said that all eight of the regular squad—Olsen , Targee , Colison , Woods , Sells , Washburn , Fuch...
George Olsen Leads Eagles in Scoring [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
George Olsen Leads Eagles in Scoring Johnny Woods Clinches the Second Berth by Active Work Capt . Red Olsen s peppy P Iay ele _ vated him to the position of high scorer of his team in the season just closed , his accurate shooting having resulted in 39 field goals and 26 foul shots . Johnny Woods added 17 points to his total in the hectic spree with Gallaudet , and this , plus his gains in the final two games of the year , gave him a firm clinch on second place , his total being 76 . The figures for the entire squad : o » a f tp Olsen , t .. t U 81 It 104 Woods , f » 14 II « 8 . 11 s . 0 &gt; ..... M N » •» _Oollion . t . « » »» « ** T » r _«_ , g it II I 44 _LlohlltttT . a I T t II l » _F » vre , t » _&gt; *¦ »• Ft _» W , g I * * • ¦ feteM , * I J J J _Faahi . t II I I J Dlok . I • » • J Cartsr , o t t 9 • WMhbura . m I « • * It it rumored that , in spite of hit age , Jack Dempwy may try to stage a comeback . He must have heard that the faculty won that volley ball ...
New Fraternity Is Recognized [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
New Fraternity Is Recognized Appearances Might Deceive ; Who Knows ? Alpha Theta Phi Aims for Campus Brotherhood and National Identity Alpha Theta Phi has been added to the list of social fraternities of the College of Liberal Arts , according to an announcement of the faculty committee on student organizations , made public on Tuesday , March 4 . This fraternity was organized early in December , 1928 , and is thus the second oldest social fraternity on the campus . The charter members were Bruce Aitchison , Forrest Burgess , Chester Carter , Warren Colison , R . Burke Edwards , and Milton Folston . The officers are Chester Carter , president ; Bruce Aitchison , secretary ; Warren Colison , treasurer ; and Rolston Lyon , goat-master . Other active members are Yule Fisher , Donald Olmstead . Brooke Bright , and Leverett Stowell . Among the inactive members are Milton Folston , Seeley Gray , Burke Edwards , and David Magee . Those doing penance as initiates are Earl Kadan , Harry Moff...
Faculty Women ' s Club to Entertain Freshmen [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
Faculty Women s Club to Entertain Freshmen Church To Be Built Near A . U . Campus Miss Beatrice S . Goodwin Sings Before Students Students Witness Cavalry Exhibition at Fort Myer An air of mystery throws its brigh green veil over the plans for the party which the Faculty Women s Club is giving for the freshmen of the College on Friday night , March 7 , in the dining ball of the dormitory . St . Patrick is to be the patron saint , and Irish jollity and fun will rule supreme . Mrs . Gewehr , who is chairman of the entertainment committee , refuses to divulge the nature of the festivities , but such words as hilarious , very green , and lots of fun used in connection with the party promise a good time to all the freshmen who go . Mrs . Golder is in charge of the party as chairman , and Miss Brown has issued the invitations . The object the faculty has in view in extending the invitation to the freshmen is that they may have an opportunity to become acquainted with the professors outsid...
Students Hear Sir Archibald Flower [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
Students Hear Sir Archibald Flower Lord-Mayor of Stratford , England , Speaks on Life of Shakespeare Sir Archibald Flower , chairman of the Board of Directors of the Strat-ford-on-Avon Festival Company , and lord mayor of Stratford , England , spoke to the students of the College of Liberal Arts on Thursday , February 27 . As an ardent student and lover of Shakespeare , it was quite natural that Sir Archibald s address should involve various phases of the life and works of this great dramatist . William Shakespeare began life as a regular boy , but added to bis normal characteristics of boyhood , were the rarer attributes of a wonderful memory and a marvelous power of observation . These tatter enabled him to obtain an education of the best kind to be had in England at that time . Shakespeare s interest in play-writing began quite early in life . It was common for groups of traveling players to wander around the country giving performances in the villages and towns . At Stratford it...
Tri-Diocesan Conference Ends [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
Tri-Diocesan Conference Ends Serving God in the Modern Age Is Discussed Serving God in the Modern Age was the topic of the Tri-Diocesan Conference which was held on February 28 and March 1 at St . Mark s church , 3 rd and A Sts ., S . E . The A . U . Anglican Club was represented at this conference . The program of the conference included , among other things , a talk on Serving God as a Business Man , by Mr . H . Lawrence Choate ; Serving God as a Teacher , by Stephen F . Kramer ; Serving God as an Extension Service Worker , by Mr . Stewart B . Shaw ; and Serving God as an Individual , by Miss Florence Newbold . The Tri-Diocesan Conference , its findings , and its general topic , were the subject of a report by the delegates to the conference at the meeting of the Anglican Club held on Monday , March 3 , in Hurst Hall . The Anglican Club was represented by its chaplain , Fr . Shearer , and its president , Leverett Stowell , at the laying of the corner stone of St . Andrew s church ...
"Good News" Dance Is Outstanding Hit [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
Good News Dance Is Outstanding Hit John Houston Heads Junior Committee of Novel Affair Good News is welcome to me warbled the Carolinians , and this seemed , indeed , to be the feeling of all the A . U .-ites who turned out last Saturday night when the junior class was host to the College at the Good News dance . The gym presented a veritable garden—if one could so term such a display —of hundreds of newspapers which had been suspended from above to create a false ceiling . Additional drapes of recent publications covered the walls . These constituted the sole form of decoration except for the words , good news , emblemized upon the stage curtain . In reply to the warning that any dancer appearing in a tux would be ostracized , the gang turned out in true collegiate style . Sweaters and knickers were the popular form of dress among the masculine element , while the femmes seemed to have ransacked their trunks for last summer s sport clothes . Appropriate to the occasion , each dance...
H . A . Ehrensperger Speaks to Students in Chapel [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 6 March 1930
H . A . Ehrensperger Speaks to Students in Chapel On Monday , February 24 , Mr . H . A Ehrensperger , professor of Religious Dramatics at the Garrett Biblical Institute of Northwestern University , spoke to the American University students during the chapel period . Professor Ehrensperger _ s address was on the advisability of fortifying one s character in youth , in order to be ready for the unexpected conflicts that will occur in later life . No man can build up suddenly something that he does not possess ; no hero is made without previous preparation . College was likened to the quiet moment before the attack—the moment in which it would be well for students to build up strength and wisdom , for the &gt; crisis that is certain to come in later years .
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