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Houstonian 1979 - Sports. 1979. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 3, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20342/show/20080.

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(1979). Houstonian 1979 - Sports. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20342/show/20080

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Houstonian 1979 - Sports, 1979, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 3, 2015, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20342/show/20080.

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Title Houstonian 1979
Creator (Local)
  • Students of the University of Houston
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date 1979
Description This edition of the Houstonian, published in 1979, is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • College yearbooks
  • University of Houston
Genre (AAT)
  • school yearbooks
Language English
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  • Text
  • Still Image
Original Item Location Houstonian
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1158762~S11
Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Transcript FROZEN MOUTHPIECES The UH Band went through cold weather, bleeding lips from the frozen mouthpieces on their instruments and a long bus ride back to Houston. They slept in church pews and in general had a rotten time. But when asked, "Would you go through this again for the Coogs?" The answer of course was, "Hail Cougars, Hell Yess!" Hosea Taylor 90, signals No. 1 after pulling down J Dame 30, for a loss COTTON BOWL WITH THE COUGAR BAND Slipping and sliding in the icy chill of the Cotton Bowl, the Cougar Band performed. They treated instruments with antifreeze, denatured alcohol, and kept mouthpieces warm until the last moment. All sudden moves were deliberately left out from their half-time performance. Even in the short performance, 11 minutes total, mouthpieces began to freeze and precision faltered. To warm beds then? Not the Cougar Band. They got held up in Palmer, just 30 miles south of Dallas and spent the night in two Baptist churches in true Texan hospitality, which shows, as Band Director, Dr. William Moffit said, that Texans' hearts are just as big as their state. 129