Traditions Part 1-The Victory Bell

This is Part 1 in a Multi-Part series of the great traditions of Alma Mater Dear.  In the Fall of 1964, Sports Illustrated visited the small hamlet of Commerce, Texas to feature the Football program of East Texas State College. They were there to cover the recent passing of Head Coach J.V. Sikes, and the…

Ring That Bell

Editor’s Note: This is a reprint of a Sports Illustrated article from September 21, 1964. It is the work of Sports Illustrated and not The Lion Wire or it’s staff, and every attempt has been made to ensure the original integrity of the article. This is solely for reading pleasure only. Images have been added…