Page 123 of 26 Feb 1936 Issue of Oakland Tribune in Oakland, California

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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - February 26, 1936, Oakland, CaliforniaR i three 2 2 o a k la n i t k f 1 u n e Yea r 15 o o k e h r a r y 26 19 3 6 tin Fiig the memorial Send into University of California Berkeley Bay Region maintains Fame As outstanding cent of football game wit i Hie Pacific coast Confer ence doubly cinched by Stanford ail California and Wilh the lat Ter teams Triumph Over the Southern methodist southwests champions from Dallas Texas in game Wlinich came As near an any could to fix a Lotfal supremacy this Region More than Over in 1935 proved itself hits outstanding Center of Good foot Ball the Story of course does not he in and end with California St marys tied a Ford Ham eleven which vet great guns in i he East and took the Northwest into Camp when it Defeated Oregon Smita Clara playing he Tough est made great games of each contest and held the touted Texas christians u a s i n g i c score the Upan coming University of san Francisco squad completing he picture had Heidi part jul giving he Laus litre five teams of Sterling calibre five teams and three bowls schedules of inc yen gave Ball enthusiasts Opportunity to compare the California game with that of Kisi Middle West Tor u s c played Illinois and notre Dame Northwest and Southwest in three Fields the Issue was met directly in the Case of the Middle West we May use the old system of comparative scores and say that a team which for the season was one of the weak ones of inc conference acquitted itself nobly s c o r e s and games Are old stories football followers Here about Are both proud of performance and interested in pros a cols to this East Bay we have a University of California team which was largely made up of sophomores and one which launched its season along with an opinion it would do Well to win a half of its major engage ments it sailed through the year until Hie big game defeat by Stanford beating Washington and u s c by heavier scores than did he cardinals playing better than anyone had expected it was made favorite in the final contest taken off its feet by the Brilliant and powerful state word attack of the first Quarter it seemed threatened with rout the greatest Victory of califor Nia for All the Scon boards came when the team collected itself and outplayed its opponents for the rest of the game but this is not to Lake credit from Stanford the Champion its learn of seniors lads who have been shoulder to shoulder for four years functioned As the pro Verbial Well oiled machine their drive to defeat California was one of he finest Ever seen on a Western turf their Victory Over Washington was one of brains and skill Over one of the most determined and Brilliant attacks the season witnessed and their single defeat by u c l a was in a game which Stanford overwhelmingly had the better of the statistics Here in this area of memorial stadium the Stanford bowl and Kezar the hundreds of thousands saw football As it should be played they realized that each year the Competition becomes tougher and know that next year none but the very first game of the season May be called a prac Tice game for any team changes in schedules which Are to come with conference Deci Sions Are to mean both gains and losses Santa Clara will not play California but will continue to play Stanford u s f will find new competitors outside the by and schuster teams in the University league fans anticipate a greater variety the Chance to see elevens which have not Cavor Ted in these Pas Tures and out of what develops there May be some demands for Post season settling of differences certainly there was never a larger Prospect Jor so Many in terse Timinal encounters St marys dropping some of its games will take on one or two More Eastern or Middle Western and probably gain in prestige and glory and the same is True of Santa Clara and u s f in this area the season showed a gain in attendance and spasm it gave the fans by games each week often two the same afternoon Al americans and disclosed in their Promise the men who will be heroes of another year the Best spot on he football map had another Fine year motor Boni races on Lake Merrill

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