Drake Delphic article published the day before the 1916 Drake Relays. The article sees a good chance of a new Drake Relay Record being set in the Four Mile Relay. The article is continued on page 2, and lists the current records for the Relays.
Four page newspaper article from the April 22, 1917 issue of the Drake Delphic. The article talks about the highlights of the 1917 Drake Relays; including a World Record matched by the Notre Dame Two Mile Relay team and the great hurdler Bob Simpson.
Mac Umstattd of the University of Texas anchors the Sprint Medley Relay. Texas won with a time of 3:23.2, a new Drake Relays, American collegiate, and American record. Other team members were Morris Barefield, Billy Seay and Fred Ramsdell.
Texas won the 440-Yard Relay with a time of :41.2. These same runners also won the 880-Yard Relay with a time of 1:25.9. Runners on both teams were Perry Samuels, Charles Tatom, Allen Lawler and Charles Parker.