Monthly Archives: October 2010

Wonder Five of 1916-17

Front row: Del Clements, Knute Cauldwell, Homer Stonebraker, “Bake” Bacon, Abe DeVol. Back Row: Coach Paul Sheeks, Lester Hunt, Sam Bliss, Manager. This team is beautifully described in the book Wabash College, the First Hundred Years, “…the best year, the … Continue reading

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The wonder fives of Wabash

As the month of November approaches, it seems like it is time to start thinking of basketball. This next series of posts will be focused on the “wonder five” teams of Wabash. Let’s start with the first team ever labelled … Continue reading

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Little Giant Room

As a part of their pledgeship Sphinx Club rhynies are directed to research a topic in the Archives. As a result of one young man’s interest in the Little Giant Room, we scanned this picture for his report. This image … Continue reading

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Wabash to West Point to War…

As a college for men, I suppose it is not too surprising that a number of our students have gone on to attend West Point. Among the men who have made this journey is Edward Richard Spriggs Canby – or, as he is more widely known, E.R.S. Canby. Continue reading

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