Sport: Underdog Bites Duke

Of the ten college football teams invited to play post-season Bowl games, Oregon State College was the lowliest underdog. Twice defeated, the Staters had been scorned as the weakest team ever to represent the West in a Rose Bowl game. Powerful Duke, undefeated, untied and on statistics the nation's No. 1 offensive team, was favored to win by at least two touchdowns.

But Coach Alonzo Stiner and his Northwest farmers were not the least bit awed by Wallace Wade's Blue Devils. With Don Durdan, a left-handed right halfback, and Bob Dethman, a right-handed left halfback, carrying out clever hocus-pocus despite a drizzling...

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