Weatherford, OK Football Accident, Sept 1908


Weatherford, Oklahoma, Sept. 21.---Through the death of J. J. Dick, 25, a student at the Southwestern State Normal college here, from injuries received in a football game, the first fatally of the gridiron season has been recorded. Dick was hit in the head in a scrimmage. He died in a few minutes. The accident occurred in the first game of the season at the normal school and may result in putting an end to football.

Grand Forks Daily Herald, Grand Forks, ND 22 Sept 1908