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An action photograph of UND vs Parsons College of Fairfield, Iowa, in the third annual Pecan Bowl on December 10, 1966, in Abilene, Texas. UND, under the direction of Coach Marvin "Whitey" Helling, defeated the Parsons 42-24. The 1966 UND Football Team entered the Bowl Game with a record of 8-2-0. The UND ball carrier, Number 24, is Peter Pornish. Pornish lettered and was captain of the 1966 UND Football Team. Pornish also lettered in 1963 and 1964. For more information on the UND Football Team see UNDs Football Media Guide, 1904 Annual pg 169-170, and A Century of UND Sports, pg 47.


Universities & colleges -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Football -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Students -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks; Football players -- North Dakota -- Grand Forks

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks; Texas--Abilene

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota -- Football; Fighting Sioux (Sports Team); University of North Dakota; Parsons College (Fairfield, Iowa); Pecan Bowl (Football game)

People Depicted

Helling, Marvin (Whitey); Pornish, Peter V.


Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota


UND Football Team, Football: Pecan Bowl, Abilene, Texas, Peter Pornish, Football teams, Male college students, Football players, Football uniforms, Football coaches, Headgear, Football fans