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100 years ago: Telegraph updates earlier victory over OSU

PULLMAN, Wash. – Football quarterback Luke Falk tied the school record with six touchdown passes, all in the first half, as Washington State University beat Oregon State University 52-31 on Saturday at WSU Homecoming (read all of this article at WSU Athletics here).  

Meanwhile, a victory over Oregon State 100 years ago was featured, also on Saturday, from the archives of the Spokesman-Review:

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State College students in Pullman were still recovering from a wild celebration over the football team’s overwhelming 29-0 victory over the Oregon Agricultural College (now Oregon State).

The game was played in Corvallis, yet hundreds of students had gathered in the gym in Pullman to listen to periodic telegraph bulletins about the game.

“Pandemonium broke loose with receipt of the first telegram” announcing a successful WSC kick. Yet that “first uproar was a mild affair compared to the veritable bedlam” of the later bulletins announcing the mounting score total…

Read all of this look back at a century-old victory over Oregon State in the Spokesman-Review news here.

 

 

 

 

 

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