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Columbia, Mo., Nov. 8—Fighting fiercely throughout the game the Nebraska Cornhuskers won their first victory of the season this afternoon by defeating the Missouri Tigers here, 12 to 5.
Playing with eight substitutes as their lineup the Nebraskans showed more ability than they have in any other game this season. A home-coming crowd of 6,000 saw … Schulte win from his former …
Captain Dobson, Hubka and Schellenberg were not missed from the Husker lineup although they later … into the game for the last few minutes of play. Dale, Henry and … played a wonderful game … the Nebraska back field. … Schulte’s 195-pound fullback, was … only the star of today’s game, … also the 1919 football season … Columbia. The Husker backfield … much too fast and too heavy for the light Tiger line to stop.
A wet field gave an advantage to the Huskers, but it was no easy victory for the visitors. Every inch … ground they gained only after fighting fiercely for it. Russell, too, … than held his own with “Chuck” Lewis, outpunting the Tiger … an average of five yards to the … Russell’s punts averaged … five yards. His long, low kicks … a great deal to do with the … of the ball in Missouri’s territory … the greater part of the game.
Anton Stankowski, Tiger captain and quarterback, was carried off … field in the middle of the first …, his leg badly broken. With … left some of the fighting spirit … the team.
Nebraska is 65-36 all-time against Missouri.
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