Alden Arthur Knipe was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Iowa, serving from 1892 to 1894. Knipe was the first head coach at Iowa, coaching two seasons from 1900 to 1901 and tallying a mark 25–8. Knipe played college football at the University of Pennsylvania, after retiring from coaching, authored numerous books for children. Knipe was one of the football players of the nineteenth century. He played at the University of Pennsylvania for the legendary George Washington Woodruff, in 1893, Knipe scored a touchdown for the Penn Quakers in a game against a Walter Camp-coached Yale team. It was the first points Yale had surrendered since 1890, a span of 35 consecutive games, some sources attribute the famous touchdown to fellow Penn halfback Winchester Osgood, not Knipe. In 1894, Knipe was the captain for the Quakers. For his efforts, Knipe, a halfback and quarterback, was named as a first team All-American that season. The 1894 Penn squad featured a talented backfield that consisted of Carl S.
Williams at quarterback, George H. Brooke at fullback and Winchester Osgood. Both Osgood and Brooke were named first team All-American that year, Woodruff called Knipe the greatest player I ever coached. Knipe served for two years as an assistant coach under Woodruff at Penn while earning his degree in medicine, in 1897, Knipe moved to Iowa City. The University of Iowa offered him fifty dollars a month to coach the Hawkeye football team in 1898, Knipe was the first head football coach at Iowa to helm the football team for more than a single season, though five coaches preceded him. Iowa first recognized a varsity team in 1889 and went without a head coach until 1892. School officials hired E. A. Dalton of Princeton University for ten days prior to the 1892 season to assemble and organize the team, ben Sport Donnelly of Princeton was hired for two weeks prior to the 1893 season. Unlike Dalton, Donnelly was generally disliked by the Hawkeye players, as a result, Iowa turned away from Princeton and hired Roger Sherman of the University of Michigan in 1894.
Sherman was the first Hawkeye coach to coach the entire season, in 1895, Iowa nearly did not field an official team, as the school athletic board ruled that recognition would not be granted until the team paid off its debts. Emergency fundraising allowed the team to be financed and recognized, practices were sloppy and disorganized, and Iowa stumbled to a 2–5 record and failed to score in all five losses
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ann Arbor is a city in the U. S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County. The 2010 census recorded its population to be 113,934, the citys population was estimated at 117,070 as of July 2015 by the U. S. Census Bureau. The Ann Arbor Metropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Washtenaw County, the city is part of the larger Detroit–Ann Arbor–Flint, MI Combined Statistical Area with a population of 5,318,744. Ann Arbor was founded in 1824, named for wives of the villages founders, the University of Michigan moved from Detroit to Ann Arbor in 1837, and the city grew at a rapid rate in the early to mid-20th century. During the 1960s and 1970s, the city gained a reputation as a center for left-wing politics, Ann Arbor became a focal point for political activism and anti-Vietnam War movement, as well as various student movements. Ann Arbor is home to the University of Michigan, one of the foremost research universities in the United States, the university shapes Ann Arbors economy significantly as it employs about 30,000 workers, including about 12,000 in the medical center.
The citys economy is centered on high technology, with several companies drawn to the area by the universitys research and development infrastructure. In about 1774, the Potawatomi founded two villages in the area of what is now Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor was founded in 1824 by land speculators John Allen and Elisha Walker Rumsey. On 25 May 1824, the plat was registered with Wayne County as Annarbour. Allen and Rumsey decided to name it for their wives, both named Ann, and for the stands of Bur Oak in the 640 acres of land purchased for $800 from the federal government at $1.25 per acre. The local Ojibwa named the settlement kaw-goosh-kaw-nick, after the sound of Allens sawmill, Ann Arbor became the seat of Washtenaw County in 1827, and was incorporated as a village in 1833. The Ann Arbor Land Company, a group of speculators, set aside 40 acres of undeveloped land and offered it to the state of Michigan as the site of the state capital, but lost the bid to Lansing. In 1837, the property was accepted instead as the site of the University of Michigan, since the universitys establishment in the city in 1837, the histories of the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor have been closely linked.
Throughout the 1840s and the 1850s settlers continued to come to Ann Arbor, while the earlier settlers were primarily of British ancestry, the newer settlers consisted of Germans and African-Americans. In 1851, Ann Arbor was chartered as a city, though the city showed a drop in population during the Depression of 1873. It was not until the early 1880s that Ann Arbor again saw robust growth, with new immigrants coming from Greece, Russia, Ann Arbor saw increased growth in manufacturing, particularly in milling. Ann Arbors Jewish community grew after the turn of the 20th century, during the 1960s and 1970s, the city gained a reputation as an important center for liberal politics. Ann Arbor became a locus for left-wing activism and anti-Vietnam War movement, during the ensuing 15 years, many countercultural and New Left enterprises sprang up and developed large constituencies within the city
History of Iowa Hawkeyes football
On November 16,1889, the two teams met in Grinnell, Iowa to play the first game of intercollegiate football in the state of Iowa and the first one west of the Mississippi River. Iowa lost, 24–0, and a rematch between the two teams in Iowa City was canceled due to poor weather, a stone marker still stands in Grinnell Field marking the event. The next season, Iowa once again played Grinnell, this time in Iowa City in its first home game on Iowa Field. Playing in rain and strong winds, the Hawkeyes lost 14–6, much displeasure was expressed with this second loss to the Pioneers. Medics, angry with two losses to a small academy, challenged the varsity team to a game in an attempt to prove that Iowas team was not composed of the best players available. Confident of their victory, the varsity team accepted, but lost 22–10, the loss brought in multiple changes in personnel and strategy, but it did not deter Iowa from challenging Iowa Wesleyan College to a game. In Mount Pleasant, the Hawkeyes scored 19 touchdowns, in 1891, Iowa won three of its five games to finish with the first winning season in school history.
Following a two-week tenure by Ben Donnelly in 1893, Iowa hired Roger Sherman, in 1895, Iowa decided to forgo hiring a head coach to save money, and limped to a 2-5 record under the volunteer efforts of Bill Larrabee. For the last time in history, the Hawkeyes had gone without a head coach. The following year, Iowa hired Alfred E, bull of Penn as the next coach of the Hawkeyes. Under the leadership of one of the greatest centers to date, however, sparked in Iowas game against the Missouri Tigers. Missouri alumni demanded that the Hawkeyes play the game without Frank Holbrook, Iowa refused, and won the game 12–0, amid a hostile crowd in Columbia, Missouri. Holbrook was one of the two players to score a touchdown during the game, following Bulls tenure, Iowa hired Otto Wagonhurst, the last Hawkeye coach until John G. Griffith in 1909 to lead the team for only one season. Alden Knipe coached the team in 1898, and Knipe was the first Iowa football coach ever rehired for a season in 1899. The 1899 Hawkeyes posted an 8-0-1 record, tying only 1899 Western Conference champion Chicago, the one field goal allowed to Chicago were the only points scored on Iowa all year.
Iowas success that led to an invitation for membership in the Western Conference, now known as the Big Ten Conference. Coach Alden Knipe, back for a season in 1900, led the Hawks to a 7-0-1 record. For the second season, Iowa did not yield a touchdown
Columbia /kəˈlʌmbiə/ is a city in the U. S. state of Missouri and the county seat of Boone County. Founded in 1818, it is home to the University of Missouri and is the city of the Columbia Metropolitan Area. It is Missouris fourth most-populous city, with a population of 119,108 in 2015. As a midwestern town, the city has a reputation for progressive politics, public art. At the center of Downtown is 8th Street, known as the Avenue of the Columns, which connects Francis Quadrangle and Jesse Hall to the Boone County Courthouse, originally an agricultural town, the cultivation of the mind is Columbias chief economic concern today. Never a major center of manufacturing, the city depends on healthcare, insurance. Several companies, such as Shelter Insurance and Slackers CDs, cultural institutions include the State Historical Society of Missouri, the Museum of Art and Archaeology, and the annual True/False Film Festival. The Missouri Tigers, the only major college athletic program, play football at Faurot Field.
The city is built upon the hills and rolling prairies of Mid-Missouri, near the Missouri River valley. Limestone forms bluffs and glades while rain carves caves and springs which water the Hinkson, Roche Perche, surrounding the city, Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Mark Twain National Forest, and Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge all form a greenbelt preserving sensitive and rare environments. The first humans were hunters who entered the area at least twelve thousand years ago. Later, woodland tribes lived in villages along waterways and built mounds in high places, the Osage and Missouria nations were expelled by the exploration of French traders and the rapid settlement of American pioneers. German and other European immigrants soon joined, the modern populace is unusually diverse, over eight percent foreign-born. While White and Black remain the largest ethnicities, Asians are now the third-largest group, todays Columbians are remarkably highly educated and culturally midwestern, though traces of their Southern past remain.
The city has called the Athens of Missouri for its classic beauty and educational emphasis. The Columbia area was part of the Mississippian culture and home to the Mound Builders. When European explorers arrived, the area was populated by the Osage, in 1678, La Salle claimed all of Missouri for France. The Lewis and Clark Expedition passed by the area on the Missouri River in early June 1804, in 1806, two sons of Daniel Boone established a salt lick 40 miles northwest of Columbia
1902 Michigan Wolverines football team
The 1902 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1902 Western Conference football season. With a conference record of 5–0, Michigan won the Big Nine Conference championship, quarterback Boss Weeks was the teams captain and the leader of the Wolverines offense that twice scored more than 100 points against opponents and averaged 58.6 points per game. Right halfback Albert E. Herrnstein was the leading scorer with 135 points on 27 touchdowns. Fullback James E. Lawrence was the second-leading scorer with 113 points on 12 touchdowns and 53 extra point kicks, Willie Heston, Joe Maddock and Paul J. Jones added 15,12 and 11 touchdowns, respectively. Michigan opened the 1902 season with an 88–0 victory over Albion College, Michigan completed all but one drive with touchdowns. The Wolverines starters scored eight touchdowns and 45 points in the first 20-minute half, and the substitutes added seven touchdowns, on defense, Michigan allowed only a single first down by Albion.
The game was played in halves of 20 minutes each, rinehart of Lafayette was the umpire, and Thomas of Michigan was the referee. Michigans starting lineup was Redden, Baker, Lawrence, Cole, Heston, Herrnstein, in its second game of the 1902, Michigan played the Case Scientific School of Cleveland. The October 4 game was the meeting between the schools. Although Michigan scored eight touchdowns and easily defeated Case by a score of 48 to 6, Michigan had not allowed any points to be scored in the first 12 games under Fielding Yost. The headline in the Detroit Free Press referred not to Michigans victory but instead read, the Michigan Alumnus wrote that the touchdown by Case caused consternation among coach and students as it had been their fondest hope that the goal line should remain uncrossed another year. The game was played in halves of 20 minutes each, rinehart of Lafayette was the umpire, and Gaston of Cleveland was the referee. Michigans starting lineup was Redden, Lawrence, McGugin, Carter, Cole, Kidston, Michigan played a mid-week game against Michigan Agricultural College on Wednesday, October 8,1902, four days after the win against Case.
Michigan attained its highest point total of the year, defeating the Aggies by a score of 119-0, the Wolverines scored 71 points in the first half of 20 minutes and 48 in the second half of 18 minutes. The Michigan Alumnus called it the greatest fusillade of touchdowns ever known to the football world, Michigan was held on downs only once in the game, and the Aggies made only three first downs. Right halfback Albert Herrnstein ran back a kickoff the length of the field, the game was played in two halves of 20 minutes and 18 minutes. Demonstrating the understatement of the Point-a-Minute name given to the team, the Wolverines scored 119 points in 38 minutes of play, an average of 3.1 points per minute. After the game, The Newark Advocate wrote, Michigan has undoubtedly the fastest scoring team in the world, and it requires a fast team to take the ball, line up and score 119 points, even if they have no opponents in two 20 minute halves
Champaign is a city in Champaign County, United States. The city is 135 miles south of Chicago,124 miles west of Indianapolis, the United States Census Bureau estimates the city was home to 84,513 people as of July 1,2014. Champaign is the tenth-most populous city in Illinois, and the states fourth-most populous city outside of the Chicago metropolitan area, Champaign is notable for sharing the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign with its sister city of Urbana. Champaign is the home of Parkland College which serves about 18,000 students during the academic year. Due to the university and a number of well known technology startup companies, it is referred to as the hub, or a significant landmark. Champaign houses offices for Abbott, Archer Daniels Midland, Deere & Company, Dow Chemical Company, IBM, State Farm, and Intel all of which are Fortune 500 companies, and for Sony. Champaign was founded in 1855, when the Illinois Central Railroad laid its rail track two miles west of downtown Urbana, originally called West Urbana, it was renamed Champaign when it acquired a city charter in 1860.
Both the city and county name were derived from Champaign County, during February 1969, Carl Perkins joined with Bob Dylan to write the song Champaign, which Perkins released on his album On Top. The two Champaign, Illinois songs are not similar to other, except that Bob Dylan was involved in both of them. On September 22,1985, Champaign hosted the first Farm Aid concert at the University of Illinois Memorial Stadium, the concert drew a crowd of 80,000 people and raised over $7 million for American family farmers. In 2005, Champaign-Urbana was the location of the National Science Olympiad Tournament, the city hosts the state Science Olympiad competition every year. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign once again hosted the National competition on May 20–22,2010, in 2013, Champaign was rated fifth best place in the United States for a healthy work-life balance. According to the 2010 census, Champaign has an area of 22.457 square miles. Champaign is located on high ground, providing sources to the Kaskaskia River to the west.
Downtown Champaign drains into Boneyard Creek, which feeds the Saline Branch of the Salt Fork Vermilion River, Champaign shares a border with the neighboring city of Urbana, together they are home to the University of Illinois. Champaign and the village of Savoy form the Champaign-Urbana Metropolitan Area known as Champaign-Urbana. It may be known as the Twin Cities or Chambana. The following diagram represents localities within a 35 miles radius of Champaign, the city has a humid continental climate, typical of the Midwestern United States, with hot summers and cold, moderately snowy winters
For the college in Redding, California associated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance, see Simpson University. Simpson College is a four-year, liberal arts college in Indianola, Simpson has been fully accredited by North Central Association since 1913. The college is a community with about 1,400 full-time and 300 part-time students. In addition to the Indianola residential campus, Simpson has facilities in West Des Moines, Simpson has been recognized by U. S. News and World Report as one of the top 10 comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. In 2016, Washington Monthly ranked Simpson #38 on its list of Best Bang for the Buck Midwest Colleges, the college has been named by the John Templeton Foundation as one of 60 colleges that offer students an exemplary first-year program. Simpson is known for a commitment to civic engagement and non-partisan education on public issues. Culver Public Policy Center and 2016 Pi Kappa Delta national championship debate team, Simpson College was founded in 1860 and is named for Methodist minister Matthew Simpson.
Simpson is best known as the minister who spoke a moving eulogy at Abraham Lincolns funeral in Springfield, September 28,2010 marked the 150th anniversary of Simpsons founding as an educational institution. To celebrate the event and alumni held a ceremony in front of the college gates, the capsule will be uncovered in 2060, on Simpsons 200th anniversary. The 85-acre tree-lined campus is bordered on the north by Buxton Park Arboretum, Simpson blends tradition with modernity which is reflected in the architecture on campus. Many of the buildings have been renovated in keeping with their historic past, the renovation and addition to the theater building is the first of many construction projects that Simpson has planned for the next five years. Other notable construction includes the building of the brand new Kent Family Campus center, Simpson recently renovated their outdoor track and football field. The new-era Beynon BSS1000 running track, similar to the new tracks installed at the University of Virginia, all Simpson living facilities include air conditioning, lofted beds, furniture, social lounges and wireless internet.
The college had an endowment of $78.6 million as of February 10,2017, Simpsons curriculum includes more than 40 majors and pre-professional programs. Course work is structured in a 4-4-1 format, with classes running Sept. -Dec. before the 3 week May Term. This provides students with many learning opportunities, including internship programs, career observations. Beginning in Fall 2011, most courses at Simpson are four credit courses, Simpson implemented their new Engaged Citizenship Curriculum, which is largely based on the AAC&U LEAP initiative. The new curriculum attempts to seven different Embedded Skills into all courses
Drake Bulldogs football
The Drake Bulldogs football program represents Drake University in college football at the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision level. Drake began competing in football in 1893. The 1922 Drake Bulldogs football team is considered by many to be the greatest in Drake history and is, to date, Drake capped the historic season with a 48–6 triumph over Mississippi State on November 25,1922. They received votes as the one team in the College Football Researchers Association poll and were invited to the White House for their accomplishments. The Bulldogs were coached by legend Ossie Solem, during the 1926 Homecoming activities, Babe Ruth visited and suited up for a Drake scrimmage. Head coach Ossie Solem extended the invitation stating We finally inquired had he ever indulged in the dirt eating pastime known as football, the answer was sort of a woeful No. It was evident that the Big Bimbo had missed something in his days. Ruth scored a 20-yard touchdown in the mock scrimmage, while it was not the official Rose Bowl Game, Drake was the first Iowa school to play in the Rose Bowl Stadium.
The Bulldogs defeated UCLA 25–6 in front of a capacity crowd of 40,000 on November 28,1927. At the time, UCLA played major games at the Rose Bowl Stadium, the Bruins did not officially move on a permanent basis to the Rose Bowl Stadium until 1982. The game was highlighted as one of the NCAA Football Thanksgiving Special Games that year, following the 1931 season head coach Ossie Solem schedule a game in Honolulu, Hawaii in which the bulldogs squared off against Hawaii. Solem frustrated by the lack of rewards, called the trip a reward for his teams fourth straight Missouri Valley Conference championship. In a close encounter at Honolulu Stadium on December 19,1931, the game was the first by an Iowa school in the state of Hawaii. It was the last game for Solem as Bulldog coach and he left the next season taking the head football coach vacancy at Iowa. Drake was the first school of its size to install lights, on October 6,1928, the Bulldogs defeated Simpson College 41–6 in the first night game at Drake Stadium.
In 1951, Johnny Bright was named a First Team College Football All-American and he was invited to the Heisman Trophy festivities and finished fifth in the voting. In 1969, Bright was named Drake Universitys greatest football player of all time, in February 2006, the football field at Drake Stadium, in Des Moines, was named in his honor. In November 2006, Bright was voted one of the CFLs Top 50 players of the modern era by Canadian sports network TSN