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Stubborn Tigers Hold Off Wabash and Reclaim Monon Bell, 8-0

November 13, 1948

1948 Monon Bell.jpgNovember 13, 1948, Crawfordsville, Ind. - The Monon Bell is back on the DePauw University campus tonight as a result of today's 8-0 Tiger triumph over Wabash College. The visitors recovered a Wabash fumble in the first half and capitalized when John Behler hit Chuck Vear with a 23-yard touchdown pass.

Coach Mike Snavely's squad winds up the 1948 season with a 6-2 record in a campaign filled with defensive struggles. DePauw outscored its opponents by only eleven points, Monon Bell Blackstock.jpg72-61.

View a "Monon Memory" of the game here: Video Link [Download Video: "1948 Monon Memory" - 2909kb]. A complete roster of the video clips -- written, produced and narrated by Ken Owen '82 -- can be accessed by clicking here.

For comprehensive information on one of college football's greatest rivalries, visit the Monon Bell Web page.