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1944 DePauw-Miami Game Recalled in Ohio Newspaper

September 16, 2008

1944 jim stauffer.jpgSeptember 16, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. - Ohio's Miami University had to stage a comeback to win its game Saturday, 38-27. Without a late rally, "falling to Charleston Southern, a I-AA -- or as they're officially known now, a Football Championship Subdivision team -- would be Miami's worst loss, maybe, since losing to DePauw in 1944," writes Tom Archdeacon in the Dayton Daily News. (at left: Jim Stauffer, a member of the 1944 DePauw football team)

The Tigers downed the RedHawks by a 13-7 score on November 18, 1944. The DePauw team finished with a 3-5 record that season.

Access the story which references the game at the reach-vintage-football.jpgnewspaper's Web site.

Also available for download is the "Monon Memory" of the 1944 rivalry game between DePauw and Wabash College: Video Link [Download Video: "1944 Monon Memory" - 3536kb].

The 2008 Tigers opened the season Saturday with a 52-17 triumph over Anderson College. For details, click here or visit the football team online.

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