December 1928

10,000 Fans See St. X Lose Navy Day Clash

Volume 11, Issue 12
Author: 

Jeff Daniels

St. Xavier College met a great weight disadvantage in the United States Marine Corps eleven with the result that the Devil Dogs were able to push their way to a 6 to 0 victory at Corcoran Field. More than 10,000 fans saw the game, which marked an athletic feature of the "Navy Day" locally. Dave O'Neill, flashy Marine back, scored the lone tally of the day when he ducked his way to a touchdown in the middle of the fourth period.

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