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Boxing

Buck Stewart and Ted Cooper Boxing in a Yard, Myton, Utah,1915:


Digital image, copyright 2003 Uintah County Library

1913 Boxing Tournament:

Digital image copyright 2007, Murray City Museum. All rights reserved.

Boxing at the “Smokeless Smoker”:

L. Tom Perry Special Collections in the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University.

Jack Dempsey and Ira Dern:

Digital Image (c) 2004 Utah State Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.

Basketball Teams

Franklin Basketball Team:


L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University

BYU Basketball Team (1905):

L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University

Since football was banned in all Church schools from 1900 to 1919, emphasis was placed on basketball, track, and baseball. This was BYU’s champion basketball team in 1905. Notice that at this time basketball players still wore quilted football pants and sneakers. Some early editor wrote the surname identifications of each man directly on the photograph. They are, back row: Evans, Greenwood, Rose, Thurman, Watkins (later U.S. Senator), and Coach Teetzel; front row: Chamberlain, Alder, and Anderson.