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Dec. 5, 1917.
Sports and Recreational Activities at Camp GEO. R. FLEMING, ASSOCIATE DI VISIONAL ATHLETIC DIRECTOR. BATTALIONS PLAY SCORELESS GAME 108th and 109th Machine Gun Athletes Battle on Gridiron. Game Replete With Thrills. Teams representing the 108th and 109th Machine Gun Battalions played a scoreless game on the 108th Bat; taiion’s drill ground Saturdaj r after noon. During the second quarter the 108th carried the pig skin to within fifteen feet of the 109th Battalion's goal but there they met a stonewall defense and were unable to' push the ball across for a count. Forward passes were used at frequent intervals, netting both sides substantial gains. It was the first appearance of the 109th team in a game and they did re markably well with but a few hours of signal practice. 109th M. G. Eh. Co “B” 108th M. G. Bn. LlyeTMall Right End. Wills Gehis Right Guard. Litzenberger Price Right Tackle. Klump Shuker Center. Aston Reinhart-Spickler Left End. Myers > Hawk Left Guard. Smith Johnson-Smith Left Tackle. Stephens.. .. Eisenbrown Quarter Back. Shertzer .. .. Schweiger Righ Half Back. Hagan Bush Left Half Back. Kall Alison Full Back. Referee, Captain Gilford, 107th M. G. Battalion. Time Keener, Marks, Co. “B” 108th M. G. Battalion. Hime Keeper, Sergeant Fohn, Co. "C” -109th M. G. Battalion. 109TH F A HOLDS OPPONENTS SCORELESS The 109th Field Artillery boasts of one of the strongest football teams in the division, not having been scored upon to date and playing some of the best teams in this section. The team has not been relieved from any c_’ their military duties to , ractice and is made up of material mo§t of which never knew the game until a little over a month ago- Their record so far in games played is as folows: Ammunition Try’ 0; 109th Artil lery, 32. Trench Mortar Battery, 0; 109th Ar tillery, 36. Battery E, 107th F. A.. 0; 109th Ar tillery, 6. Co. F, A ibulance Train, 0; 109th Ar tillery, 26. Battery B, 107 ht F. A., 0; 109th Ar tillery, 35. . The team is being coached by Lieut Edward Brown, former athletic in structor at the Wilkes-Barre, Pa., high school and is managed bv Sergeant D B Thomas, Headquarters Company and captained by First Sergeant Her bert T. Hughes, Battery C. Any teams in the division wishing games cai. arrange for same through Lieut. Brown, athletic director of the regiment or through Sergeant Thomas Headquarters Company. 109th Artillery Glee Club. A glee club, which is limited to a double quartette and a small chorus h s beem’formed in the 109th Field Ar tillery and has participated in a num ber of the church services of the regi ment as w 11 as at several Y. M. C. A. functions. The club is progressing very nicely and is rapidly rounding into shape under the instruction of L eut. Edward Brown, Battery D, 109th F. A. It is hoped that all singers in the reg iment, whether they can read music or not, will try for this club. Married Men Will Play Single Men Colonel Williams, of the Ammunition Train, and his ofifeers have organized a series of five volley ball games, to be played between the married and single men. The losers of the series will pro vide a supper for the winners. FOOTBALL VICTIMS LESS Football exacted a toll of twelve victims during the 1917 season which ended with Thanksgiving Day games, The number was six less than in 1916 and four less than two years ago. In 1914 there were 15 deaths. BROKE ANKLE_PRACTICI IMG Roy Hacker, Headquarters Company 109th Machine Gun Battalion, broke his ankle while practicing on the basket bail court Saturday afternoon. His loss is a blow to the San-Hqrs team, as I’acker was one of the best men. TRENCH AND CAMP 109TH F. A. DEFEATS BATTERY 8., 107TH In one of the scrappiest games seen at Camp Hancock, the 109th Field A'r tillery football team defeated Battery B, 107th Field Artillery, on Thanks giving Day, by the one-sided score of 34 to 0. A big crowd witnessed the contest, which resulted in a number of pensonal encounters. The 109th boys were too much for Battery B, but the latter showed great determination- and spirit. The game was fast and furious fro mthe start and those who were present stated it was one of the best they had ever seen. Will Play The Division Team The phenomenal success of the foot ball team of the 109th Field Artillery has aroused keen enthusiasm among lovers of the game. The team is un usually strong and has not met with a single defeat since being in camp, nor have they been scored on. The 109th fans are now looking forward to a game between the 28th division team and the 109th and if it can be ar ranged, it will be an event worth see ing. It is hoped that a definite date will be set soon. AMBULANCE SOCCER TEAM WINS FROM 110TH INF. Today (Sunday) the vanquishers of the crack soccer team composed of English Tommies. Ambulance Co. No. 2 of Ta cony, Philadelphia, defeated a team corn rosed of players selected from the 110th Rergiment Infantry, by four goals to nothing. It was easily seen from the start that Ambulance Co., had the better team and during the first half, scored two goals through the fine shots of Rooney, the Gashing center-forward. Upon resuming play, however. Ambulance team slack < ned up somewhat but managed to ac count for two more tallies through Roon ey and Mason, this being the extent of the scoring. We play this team a re turn game on their field which is lo cated on the Cavalry Drill ground. We also expect a return game with the Eng- Vsh Tommies in the near future. The line-up: Ambulance Infantry Co. No. 2. Rgt. No. 110. J. Weingard, -r.f.b. G. Westl.f.b. T. Oxley .. .c.h.b. D. Boyd ...r.h.b. J. Mason . ...0.1. C. Heller, . .].h.b. H. Über i.l. W. Rooney ...c.f. H. Rodgers ...i.r. C. Matchak. ..o.r. Moss (goal) Jaconvellie .l.f.b. Crompton ...r.f.b. Massare ...r.h.b. Beaumont . .c.hb. Fransko . ...l.h.b. Smith o.r. Alston i.r. Callum c.f. Gregory 0.1. That Rookie from the 13th Squad.By p. l. Crosby HEARD FROM (AUTHORITYTHAT THE \ U ' AS TetL,rr6 Me N Our AT CAMP ARE \ L \ TREATED TeRRiBCY- ANO THEY NEVER CET/W < A N INUTE TO THEM- I 3ECVES - ITS SHAM£-Lpffi \ —_J L - j - - . - "" • ~ ' - ---- ~ ~ ~ - -AND Vie UldtiT X COME BACK TIL A_r (T-S DUER OVER /A W Y.M.C-A- ‘ TueeP (f\ X FoßlocmeKs XjHeKE \\ Admission ' FRee // I , AZ-3 MANY BASKET BALL COURTS IN USE Athletic Director Fleming Ex pects Three New Men Within Week to Replace Physical Directors Who Enlisted. The statistical report of the activi ties of the Army Y. M. C. A. along re creational lines is necessarily omitted from this week’s “Trench and Camp.” Four assistants enlisting for service and only two new men reporting has seriously handicapped our work for the past week. We are expecting three additional new men within the week and hope to get the new organization on a working basis in as short a space of time as possible. New basket ball, foot ball, and volley ball equipment is arriving and being put into use. Following is a list of the basket ball courts in use almost continuously: One at each Y. M. C. A. building. One at 110th Infantry. One at 107th Machine Gun Battalion. One at 108th Machine Gun Battalion. One at 109th Machine Gun Battalion. One at Military Police. One at Headquarters Signal Corps. One at 103rd Engineers. One at 103rd Ammunition Train . One at 109th Field Artillery. One at Motor Supply Company. , GEO. R. FLEMING, Associate Division Athletic Director. Football Scores At Atlanta: Tech 68, Auburn 7. At Philadelphia: Pennsylvania 37; Cor nell 0. At Boston: Camp Devens 0; Newport Navy Reserves 0. At Chester: Pennsylvania Military 30; Albright 0. At Nashville: Vanderbilt 13; Sewanee five. At Birmingham: Alabama 6; Camp Gordon 19. At Carlisle: Jackcan 17; Bucknell 0. At Baltimore: Johns Hopkins 0; Mary land State 7. At Columbus: Ohio State 28; Camp Sherman Soldiers 0. At Allentown; Muhlenberg 0; Ursinus 0. At Lancaster: Franklin and Marshall 7; Gettysburg 0. At Fort Riley: Illinois 28; Camp Fun ston 0. At Pittsburg: Pittsburg 28; Pennsyl vania State 6. At Richmond: Washington and Jeffer son 14; Washington and Lee 0. At Washington: Georgetown 27; Allen town Ambulance Team 0. At New York: Forham 35; Camp Up ton 0. FOOTBALL AT FIELD BAKERY The first and second sections of the takers played a brilliant and fast game* of football on the Quartermaster’s field, resulting in a 6 to 0 victory for the sec ond section. Among those to star in th? contest were Lynch, Fleck and B. Hardy for the losers, and Franklin, Dun gey. Kiloran and Skelley for the winners. Any f ekm desiring to meet with a strong combination, communicate with Sgt. Fleck, Field Babery 102. The line-up: Ist Shift. 2nd Shift B. Hardy Kiloran Left end. McCoy Skelley Left tackle. Given Callahan Left guard. Kcchesperger V. Hardy Center. Hay ■ Kelley Right guard. Stewart Bastian Right tackle. Aurand Schmehl Right end. Lynch Dungey Quarterback. Branca Bennett Left halfback. Croft Jameson Right halfback. Fleck Franklin Fullback. Touchdown. —Kiloran. Substitutions— Metzger for Croft, Freeland for Stew art,. Bastian for Schmehl. Riley for Bas tian. Time of kuarters, 10 minutes. Referee, Jacque, 110th Inf. Umpire, Reb er, F. 8., 102. Heeadlinesman, Rogers, F. 8., 102. LIEUT. FREDLEY ARRANGES VOLLEY_BALL SERIES A series of Volley Ball contests be tween teams from the various com panies of the 109th Machine Gun Bat talion has been scheduled by Lieut. Fredley, inspector instructor of the bat talion. In the first series teams pick ed from different squads in each com pany will compete. The winners of that series will be matched against teams from other companies in the battalion. DIX DEFEATED MEADE. The Camp Dix football team defeated Camp Meade on Saturday by the score of 13 to 6. Camp Dix is at Wrights town. N. J., and the team represented the 311th Infantry. The Meade players were from the 314th Infantry. CAMP SHERMAN LOST TO W. & J. Camp Sherman lost to the Washington and Jefferson University team at To ledo, Ohio, on Saturday, by the score of 7 to 0. Captain McCreight scored all the spoints. FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS. H. C. Hamilton, the noted sport writer, awards the Eastern football championship to Pittsburgh; the I South to Georgia Tech, and the West ern to Ohio State. Page 5 mV • I / 111 1 /J 1* 1 I ' V t \ * A ITT !i I I i I iyH