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Monon Bell Remains at DePauw After Tigers Claw Wabash, 7-0

November 12, 1938

1938 Monon Gaumey_Botkin_Art Gardner 2.jpgNovember 12, 1938, Greencastle, Ind. - The 50th anniversary season of football at DePauw University ended in celebratory fashion this afternoon at Blackstock Field, as the Tigers defeated Wabash College, 7-0. The triumph ends DePauw's season with a 5-3 record; Wabash winds up 1-6-1 on the campaign. (photo, l-r: Coach Gaumey Neal poses with Elmer E. Botkin '90, who played center on the 1889 Tiger team, and current player Art Gardner, before the battle with Wabash)

The lone score came after Wabash fumbled the football and the Tigers mounted a lengthy drive, which culminated in a touchdown run by Johnny Scott.1938 Monon Bell.jpg

View a "Monon Memory" of the 1938 Monon Bell Classic here: Video Link [Download Video: "1938 Monon Memory" - 5122kb]. 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.