The I.S.C. Student, “Who will get the banner?,” 22 November 1905

Issue: 22 November 1905

Before the Iowa State Normal School (now University of Northern Iowa) became a substantial force in Iowa collegiate athletics, Drake completed the big three, and Iowa was often the best in the state. In this 1905 illustration, the Iowa-Iowa State (or as it was called then, SUI-Ames) game was a couple days away. Iowa would win 8-0 — its fifth-straight win against Iowa State. At this time in history, Iowa State’s games were against schools in or near Iowa, and the team often did well.

Note the unflattering physical look the Iowa player is given by artist T. Hogue, perhaps believing Iowa was vulnerable.

1905: Iowa vs. Iowa State

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