1917 Football Team

1917 7-1
Did not play Navy
Coach: Geoffrey Keyes (7-1)

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from Howitzer 1919

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from Howitzer 1920 – November 1918 – graduated early

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Howitzer 1919

http://digital-library.usma.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/howitzers/id/11570/rec/12

Howitzer 1920 – November 18 class “Orioles” returned from WWI
http://digital-library.usma.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/howitzers/id/1360/rec/17

FIRST EAST WEST FRAY OF SEASON, CADETS VS. NOTRE DAME, ON WEST POINT GRIDIRON TODAY; WEST WILL INVADE ARMY FIELD TODAY
Football Interest Centres in the Clash on Plains Between Notre Dame and Cadets.
The football enthusiasts who journey to West Point today to see the Army eleven battle with Notre Dame may see a repetition of the spectacular intersectional game of 1913, when the Westerners invaded the plains and gave the East a much needed lesson in the use of the forward pass.
http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F50A15FA3A5E11738DDDAA0894D9415B878DF1D3

LEADING ELEVENS ROUNDING INTO FORM FOR CLASHES WHICH WILL DETERMINE FINAL STATUS;
GRIM GAME OF WAR TRIPS ARMY TEAM Defeat by Notre Dame Proves Football Only Secondary at West Point.
…Notre Dame Checks Oliphant.
The effect of the grim game of war on the game of football was evident at West Point Saturday when the Army team bowed in defeat before Notre Dame.
http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F00716FB395B11738DDDAC0894D9415B878DF1D3

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